09/15/2016: We find that a lot of times hunters get their education on rules via clubhouse chatter or their hunting buddies. That’s all good and dandy provided the information is accurate. Unfortunately, sometimes it is not. For whatever reason, a lot of hunters do not take the time to read the rulebook. In the field when a rule debate comes up, how many times do you see the judge turn the scorecard over and read the specific rule that applies to the situation at hand? Probably not many. The matter typically goes to a quick vote, followed by someone placing a question mark on the card to take back to the Master of Hounds.
08/23/2016: 2016 Hunting Beagle World Championship Notes. With the World Championship just around the corner, here are some reminders.
07/13/2016: Criteria of Qualified, Selecting Judges and Honor Rules
06/22/2016: The litter-registered requirement and a minimum of nine dogs in a category are a couple changes recently made to the All-Star Series rules.
05/19/2016: All clubs are reminded to send their reports in to UKC in a timely manner. While UKC already has late fees that are assessed to any late reports, it seems that doesn’t always help to get reports turned in on time. Don’t be surprised or disappointed if UKC starts taking stronger actions against clubs who don’t send their reports in on time, starting with not confirming future scheduled events until all reports are received.