Area hotel information: Best Western (919) 575-5942 Quality Inn (919)575-6565 The Inn at Creedmoor (919) 529-2034 Econo Lodge (919)575-6451
Call James Ray for open running times 919-210-0186
2019 TAR RIVER PRESERVE SCHEDULE - As information pertaining to these individual hunts becomes available, it will be updated. Other 1-day and 3-day hunts will also be added as dates are confirmed.
MARCH 1st-3rd – Tar River Classic - The book opens February 16th, Saturday at 9 a.m. Call Robin D. Barefoot at 919-820-3405. National rules. Leaderboard Qualified. HUNT WILL BE UPGRADED TO A GRADE II PROVIDING THERE ARE 150 HOUNDS IN THE ALL AGE CLASS $61 per hound entry fee. $20 membership fee Call Secretary Robin D. Barefoot at 919-820-3405 beginning Saturday, February 16th at 9 a.m. for numbers Entries begin Thursday, February 28th at 6 p.m. at the preserve Running Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Fellowship meal Friday afternoon at 6 p.m. with bench show following Sunday morning worship service with Pastor Jonathan Barbee at 8 a.m. Master of Hounds: Tommy McLamb Assistant Master of Hounds: Gary Otey Bench show judge: To be announced Area hotel accommodations, all on W. Lyon Station Road, Creedmoor. Ask for the foxhunter’s rate! Quality Inn: 919-576-6565 Best Western: 919-575-5942 Econolodge: 919-575-6451 Follow us on Facebook President David Bailey Secretary Robin D. Barefoot 919-631-1366 919-820-3405
March 23rd – Crowfoot 1-day The Crowfoot Hunt Club will hold their Annual 1 Day / 2 Class Speed and Drive Field Trial March 23, 2019. It will again be at The Tar River Preserve. 15 Nice trophies will be awarded for the top 15 places in each class. The Holland Companion Grill will awarded to the highest scoring hound whether it be All-Age or Derby. For numbers or information on the Field Trial, please contact Derek Doss Sr starting February 3, 2019 after 5 pm please. Contact number (434)-610-9030. Also there will a raffle held for a Garmin GPS collar. Please come out and join us for a great hunt and thank you for your continued support!!
MARCH 30-31st Tar River 2-Day Derby - Numbers given out beginning March 9th at 9 a.m. Call Robin D. Barefoot at 919-820-3405. National Rules. Leaderboard qualified. $61 per hound entry fee. $20 membership fee Entries begin Friday March 29th at 6 p.m. at the preserve. Running Saturday and Sunday. Fellowship meal Saturday afternoon at 6 p.m. with bench show following. Sunday morning worship service with Pastor Jonathan Barbee at 8 a.m. Master of Hounds: Clint Thompson Bench show judge: Colby Taylor Area hotel accommodations, all on W. Lyon Station Road, Creedmoor. Ask for the foxhunter’s rate! Quality Inn: 919-576-6565 Best Western: 919-575-5942 Econolodge: 919-575-6451 Follow us on Facebook President James Ray Secretary Robin D. Barefoot 919-210-0186 919-820-3405
APRIL 13th – Red Bird 1-day 20th – Mecklenburg 1-day MAY 3rd-5th – Southern Classic
May 18th, 2019 Derby and All Age 1-day Fundraiser. Mr. Wilkerson is 50 years old from Ringgold, VA. He was diagnosed on November 6, 2018 with Multiple Myeloma Bone Cancer. He takes treatments 3 Fridays a month with one Friday off. We would like to raise money to help with his medical bills. There will be: -Raffle Items -50/50 Raffle -Awareness t-shirts to raise money -Breakfast and lunch will be served. Book to get numbers will open April 6, 2019 @ 10:00am Contact: Laura Johnson @ 336-613-2879. NO TEXTS PLEASE. CALLS ONLY Master of Hounds: James Ray Assistant: Tommy McLamb Awards: -Top 15 Dogs in each class -Best Mouth (collar bag) -Classiest Hound (collar bag) -First place in Speed & Drive each class (Chair & Dog Food) -2nd-15th in each class Speed & Drive (Blanket & Dog Food)
MAY 25th-27th – James River THE JOHNSON FAMILY WILL HAVE THE TRAILER THERE SET UP FOR ALL YOUR HOUND NEEDS. THIS IS A GRADE 2 HUNT SO IF YOU ARE RUNNING FOR THE POINTS THIS WOULD MAKE A GREAT HUNT TO ATTEND. MASTER OF HOUNDS IS MR. GARY OTEY ASS.MASTER IS MR.TOMMY MCLAMB HUNT WILL BE TAR RIVER FOX PEN MAY 24-27 ENTER DOGS ON MAY 24 STARTING AT NOON CAST HOUNDS ON 25-27th TWO CLASS HGA HUNT. GRADE 2 RUN TOGETHER. SCORED SEPARATELY BENCH SHOW WILL BE AFTER FIRST DAY OF RUNNING. AFTER BENCH SHOW THERE BE A MEAL FOR THE HUNTERS AND JUDGES WITH A DJ PLAYING MUSIC AFTER THE MEAL. WE WANT EVERYONE TO ATTEND THIS EVENT. ENTRY FEE IS $61.00 MEMBERSHIP IS $20.00 REALLY NICE AWARDS AGAIN THIS YEAR. START GIVING OUT NUMBERS ON APRIL 1,2019. DO NOT CALL BEFORE 5.30PM. NO CALLS AFTER 10PM FOR NUMBERS CALL BETH WATKINS 434-942-3855 FOR OTHER INFORMATION BRIAN BELL 434-426-1143 DEREK DOSS 434-610-9030
JUNE 8th – Enbro Hunt Club 1-day 22nd - Java Hunt Club 1-day JULY 5th-7th – NC Open - The book opens June 15th, Saturday at 9 a.m. Call Robin D. Barefoot at 919- 820-3405 AUGUST 10th – Midway 1-day AUG/SEPT 31st-Sept 1st-2nd- VA/Carolina Classic - The book opens August 10th, Saturday at 9 a.m. Call Robin D. Barefoot at 919-820-3405. Chase Publishing will pay the winning hound of the Derby and All Age $250.00 if registered with the I.F.S.B., (International Foxhunters Stud Book). Must be registered before the start of the hunt.
SEPTEMBER 21st - Littleman Foundation Benefit Hunt. OCTOBER 5th Norlina Fire Department 1-Day Fundraiser 17th-19th – Top Gun NOVEMBER To Be Announced! DECEMBER To Be Announced!