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Centreville, Michigan
September 27 – 29, 2013
Hosted by Kal-Val Beagle Club

Directions - St. Joseph County Fairgrounds.
From Sturgis, Michigan take M-66 North 8.5 miles to M-86. Turn left (west). Go six miles to fairgrounds on left (north) in Centreville.
GPS Directions: 316 E. Charlotte, Centreville MI 49032
Latitude: 41.9213487 • Longitude: 85.5232737

HUNT RULES

All dogs must have qualified at a World Qualifying Event to be eligible for entry.

Entries for the Finals, along with the $30 entry fee, must be postmarked no later than Friday, September 6, 2013. A confirmation will be mailed to all entrants confirming their entry.

No refunds will be issued after the advanced entry deadline. You may substitute another dog registered in your name for a female that is in season or a deceased dog. A veterinarian’s slip is needed to replace a sick or injured dog. Only other dogs that have qualified at a World Qualifying Event may be substituted at the Host Club.

All dogs advancing to the World Finals in Round 1a must confirm their entry at the host club by 6:30 a.m. local time on Friday, September 27, 2013.

All dogs advancing to the World Finals in Round 1b must confirm their entry at the host club by 3:00 p.m. local time on Friday, September 27, 2013.

Round 1a Friday:
Up to 120 dogs will participate in Round 1a. Preference for the morning hunt will be given strictly on entry number in the finals. Lowest entry numbers will be given the opportunity for the first round ahead of higher entry numbers. All of these dogs will run on Friday morning, for 120 minutes, with hunting judges. All plus point cast winners from these casts will advance to Round 2 on Saturday.

Round 1b Friday:
The remaining entries will participate in Round 1b. Any dogs that did not participate in Round 1a will run in this round. All of these dogs will run on Friday afternoon for 120 minutes, with hunting judges. All plus point cast winners from these casts will advance to Round 2 on Saturday.

Round 2 Saturday:
On Saturday all plus point cast winners from Round 1 will go to the field and hunt for 120 minutes with a Hunting or Non-Hunting judge (UKC decision). All plus point cast winners will advance to the next round (Round 3).

Round 3 Saturday:
All casts will hunt for 120 minutes with a Non-Hunting judge. If this round is the Semifinal round, plus points are not needed to advance to the final cast. Hunt placement for all dogs not advancing to the final cast will be determined in this round by non cast win scores.

Round 4 Sunday Morning:
The final cast will hunt for 120 minutes with up to three Non-Hunting judges. The cast winner from this round will be crowned the World Hunting Beagle Champion.

BENCH SHOW RULES

1. To be held between Round 1a & 1b.

2. Bench Show entries will be taken on the grounds.

3. Entry fee of $15 per dog. (No Pairs).

4. All current show requirements will be in effect to determine eligibility for the Bench Show. Hunt requirement for show can be met at any World Qualifying Event.

This is a UKC Administered Hunting Beagle event sponsored by United Kennel Club, Inc.

For UKC information, contact:
Beagle Field Operations,
269-343-9020 or hounds@ukcdogs.com

For Local and Club information, contact:
Charles Martens
269-501-6899

Motel Information:

All hotels are within ˝ mile of IN 80/90 Toll Road and approximately 18 miles from event grounds.

Holiday Inn Express
Howe, Indiana
260-562-3660

Super 8
Howe, Indiana
260-562-2828

Hampton Inn
Sturgis, Michigan
269-651-4210
Regency Inn
Sturgis, Michigan
269-651-7881

American Inn
Sturgis, Michigan
269-651-2361