Area hotel information: Best Western (919) 575-5942 Sunset Inn Express Inn (919)575-6565 The Inn at Creedmoor (919) 529-2034 Econo Lodge (919)575-6451
2018 TAR RIVER SCHEDULE
2018 Schedule of Events
Call James Ray for open running times 919-210-0186
March 24 - Crowfoot 1 Day The Crowfoot Hunt Club will be having their 1 Day-2 Class Speed and Drive Field Trial at Tar River Fox Preserve. March 24 2018 Nice trophies for all 15 Places each class Highest Speed and Drive score, whether Derby or All-Age, wins a Holland Companion Grill!!! For numbers please call Derek Doss Sr at 434-610-9030 starting February 1, 2018 after 6pm. Also will raffle off Garmin GPS collars. The points from this trial counts towards the Creedmoor Crown!! Thank you for your support!!
April 6-8 - The Legacy Please see the pinnned post on Speeddogs for full details.
April 14 - Red Bird Hunt Club 1 Day Red Bird Hunting Club will be having a 2 class Speed and Drive at Tar River Fox Pen on April 14, 2018. $100 dollars to the first place dog in each class. Top 20 in each class will be recognized. Dog food and other items to be raffled. $36 a dog. Book will open March 1 at 7pm. For numbers call Tommy @ 336-599-6378 between 7pm and 9pm. No calls after 9pm.
April 21 - Mecklenburg Co. 1 Day
May 4-6 - Southern Classic Numbers will start on March the 25th from 6pm to 9pm. Please call Carrie Davis at 434-210-0583. The hunt is May 4-6 at Tar River. Our master of hounds will be Amy Adams and Clint Thompson and Colby Taylor will be doing the bench show. We will be giving away 2 tons of Pride dog food along with Crystal for the winners. Please call and get your numbers.
May 19-20 - Beagle Hunt 2 Day May 26-28 - James River JAMES RIVER FHA 81ST ANNUAL 3 DAY MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND JAMES RIVER FHA FIELD TRIAL & BENCH SHOW NATIONAL AFFILIATED. RUN UNDER NATIONAL RULES ALL AGE & DERBY RUN TOGETHER SCORED SEPARATELY
MASTER OF HOUNDS: PETE WARREN BENCH SHOW JUDGE: DEREK WOOTEN HAVE 25 JUDGES CONFIRMED TO COME THIS WILL BE A GRADE 2 HUNT FOR THE LEADER BOARD POINTS.
BENCH SHOW WILL BE ON MAY 26, 2018 AFTER THE CHICKEN SUPPER FOR THE HUNTERS. DJ WILL START UP AFTER BENCH SHOW IS OVER.
ENTRY FEE $56.00 PER HOUND. MEMBERSHIP $20.00
BEEN THE BIGGEST HUNT ON THE EAST COAST FOR AWHILE FOR THE HUNTERS AND FAMILIES TO COME TOGETHER FOR A FRIENDLY WEEKEND OF FUN AND GREAT FELLOWSHIP SO IF YOU WANT TO SEE WHAT YOUR FEEDING, COME TO THIS HUNT SOME OF THE BEST JUDGES IN THE STATE AND ONE OF THE BEST RUNNING PENS TO TRY SEE IF YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES. THERE WILL BE FEED AT THIS HUNT FOR YOUR HOUNDS.
PRESIDENT BRIAN BELL 434 426 1143 VICE PRESIDENT DEREK DOSS 434 610 9030 SECETARY BETH WATKINS
FOR NUMBERS CALL DEREK DOSS NUMBERS START APRIL 8 2018
June 9 - Enbro Hunt Club 1 Day June 16 - Bullock Fire Dept 1 Day
July 6-8 - NC Open. Numbers given out beginning June 9. 919-820-3405 at 9 a.m. National Rules. Leaderboard and Creedmoor Crown Qualified $56 per hound entry fee $20 membership Call Robin D. Barefoot at 919-820-3405 beginning Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 9 a.m. for numbers Entries begin Thursday, July 5th at 5 p.m. at the preserve Running Friday, Saturday, Sunday Fellowship meal Friday at 6 p.m. with bench show following Awards will be Pride and Showtime dog feed and hound supplies from Johnson’s Dog Supplies Master of Hounds: Clyde Sutton Bench Show Judge: Jonathan Bender President: James Ray Secretary Robin D. Barefoot Area hotel accommodations, all on W. Lyon Station Road, Creedmoor: Ask for the foxhunters rate! Sunset Inn (919) 575-6565 Best Western (919) 575-5942 EconoLodge (919) 575-6451
August 11 - Midway 1 Day
September 1-3 - VA/Carolina Classic. Numbers given out beginning August 11. 919-820-3405 at 9 a.m. Chase Publishing and The Hunter's Horn will give $250.00 to the winning Derby hound and $250.00 to the winning All Age hound, provided these hounds are Chase and Horn registered PRIOR to the start of the field trial!! Get those hounds registered!!
September 15 - Java 1 Day
September 28-30 - NC Classic. Numbers given out beginning September 1. 919-820-3405 at 9 a.m.
October 6th - Little Man Foundation 1 Day. This is a fundraiser with the proceeds being donated to the Duke Children's Hospital and a scholarship to the Vance/Granville Nursing School. Joey Ross will be providing more information. THIS HUNT WILL AWARD AN EXTRA 3 CREEDMOOR CROWN POINTS TO THE TOP 10!!
October 18-20 - East Coast Masters
November 30-December 2 - American Invitational Running Hound Classic