Working Tests

Three Ridings Labrador Club.

Working Tests Schedule 2024.

Working Tests

Anyone wishing to enter Three Ridings Working Tests must read the conditions of entry.

Conditions of Entry

  • The club uses Field Trial Management System and prefers entries by this means. Alternatively please email your completed entry form to workingtests@gmail.com.
  • Members who do not have internet facility can send postal entries to Liz Robinson, Merrywell Cottage, 3 – 4 Main Street, Hampole, Doncaster, DN6 7ET.
  • The club reserves the right to limit the numbers of entries on any one day, this will normally a maximum of 50 competitors, unless otherwise advised where a venue restricts numbers. If an event is oversubscribed, then a draw will be conducted, and competitors notified by email or telephone. Draw preference classifications are listed below, it is the competitor’s responsibility to ensure they enter the correct preference, although these will be checked by the WT admin:

1. Member 1st dog, who is not eligible to run in any other category, who has not               previously run in 3R WT in this category in 2024.
2. Members 1st dog who is not eligible to run in any other category who has                    previously run in a 3R WT in this category in 2024
3. Members 2nd dog who is not eligible to run in any other category who has not             previously run in a 3R WT in this category in 2024
4 Members 2nd dog who is not eligible to run in any other category who has                    previously run in a 3R WT in this category in 2024
5 Members dog who is eligible to run in other categories
6 Non Member 1st dog who is not eligible to run in any other category, who has               not previously run in 3R WT in this category in 2024
7. Non Members 1st dog who is not eligible to run in any other category who has              previously run in a 3R WT in this category in 2024

  • If you are drawn, then immediate payment is required preferably via FTMS or BACs to:

Lloyds Bank

30-99-50

89524968

Should you be unable to pay via these methods please send a cheque to the                   above address. We no longer have a club Paypal account and do not accept                   entries via PayPal.

  • If payment is not received 7 days before the event the place will be offered to a reserve.
  • Dogs entered must be Kennel Club registered in the Gundog Group (J1.a./J7.a./B20) and if a registered dog has changed ownership the Transfer must be applied for before the closing date of entries.
  • Please complete a separate form for each class.
  • Should circumstances so dictate the club, in consultation with the judges, may alter arrangements as necessary.
  • Videography and photography will only be permitted with the express permission of the Chief Steward or host.

Welfare of Dogs

A competitor whose dog is entered should take reasonable steps to ensure the needs of their dog(s) are met, and should not knowingly put their dogs’ health and welfare at risk by any action, default, omission or otherwise. A breach of this regulation may be recorded in the incident book and referred to the Kennel Club.

Dogs in Hot Cars

Your dog is vulnerable and AT RISK if left in a vehicle in high temperatures and even on days considered slightly warm. Please take care of your dogs, if your dog is found to be at risk forcible entry to your vehicle may be necessary without liability for any damage caused.

  • Bitches in season are NOT allowed on the ground.
  • Anyone knowing of their dog being in contact with any infectious disease should not attend the test.
  • Competitors enter at their own risk. Neither the Club, not the Hosts can be held responsible for any damage, loss or injury to person or property however occasioned.
  • Out of respect for our hosts please pick up and take all pooh bags home.

Instructions for Completion of Paper Entry Form

 The entry form must be completed by one person (or partnership)

 All entrants must have read the conditions of entry.

 Members who do not have internet facility can enter by sending the form to the WT Sec, address found on above.

 Please do not pay at time of entry if entering electronically, if entering by post please send a cheque that will only be cashed if you accept a run.

Enter test venue and date in top box.

 Enter class in the class box using the following abbreviations:

O = Open – open to all dogs and handlers (if oversubscribed preference will be given to dog’s ineligible to run in any other category of test)

N = Novice – the dog not to have won a place or COM in a Field Trial or been placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd in an Open Working Test or 1st in a Novice Test

P = Puppy – any dog/bitch under 18 months on the day of the test

ND/NH = Novice Dog Novice Handler – Neither dog no nor handler to have won a place or COM in a Field Trial or been placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd in an Open, Intermediate or Novice KC Working Test or 1st in a Novice Dog/Novice Handler Working Test.

 Entries to be submitted by closing date as per schedule.

  • Persons entering by FTMS or sending form electronically DO NOT PAY on submission of form, if the competition is oversubscribed there will be a draw for places 10 days prior to the test date, successful applicants will be informed via email or telephone with instructions how to pay. Postal submissions must include a cheque for entry fees that will only be cashed if a run is accepted.
  • If a draw is conducted preferences as per Conditions of Entry will be allocated
  • If payment is not received 7 days prior to the test, your run may be offered to the next place on the reserve list
  • Any queries email workingtests@gmail.com or telephone phone Liz Robinson on 07534711958

If payment is not received 7 days before the event the place will be offered to a reserve.


Sunday 31 March – Open Working Test – Farndale, Nr Kirkbymoorside

Judges: Graham Slater A3134, Paul Hasney B3682, Paul Wright NP & Steve Probert NP4006

Closing Date: 20 March

Entries limited to due to parking restrictions

Directions –


Sunday 14 April – Novice Working Test – Rosedale, Nr Kirkbymoorside

Judges: Paul Stogden B3661, Andrew Curtis NP, Daniel Marx NP3256, Morris Abbott NP3955

Closing Date: 3 April

Directions – Meet at the Lion Pub, Blakey Top, Kirkbymoorside. YO62 7LQ

**Note – access to the ground is by 4×4 only (very steep / rough track). If you will need assistance sourcing transport to the ground please get in touch with the WT Secretary.


Sunday 28 April – Novice Working Test – Skipster Hagg, nr Kirkbymoorside

Judges: Sinead Wilkinson B3637, Tom Unwin NP 4127, Alan Lord NP & Mollie NP

Closing Date: 17 April

Sunday 28 April – Puppy & ND/NH Working Tests – Skipster Hagg, nr Kirkbymoorside

Judges: Andrew Baker NP & Jason Barnes NP

Closing Date: 17 April

Directions – Skipster Hagg Farm, YO62 6SP (the postcode will take you to the right place!)


Sunday 19 May – Novice & Open Working Tests – Mickley Park, nr Ripon

Judges: Glyn Coupar A, John Day B3320, Anthea Shelley NP & Eden Parish NP5010

Closing Date: 8 May

Directions –


Sunday 2 June – Novice pm & Open am Working Tests – Warter Priory, Nr Pocklington

Judges: Paula Cullis A, Keith Eastwood B, NP Amy Willcock NP, Rebecca Thistle NP 4076

Closing Date: 22 May

Directions –


Sunday 21 July – Novice pm & Open am Working Tests – Aske Hall, Nr Durham

Judges: Wendy Glue A3556, Ian Palmer B3734, Steve Burns NP3538, & Brian Dodsworth NP3686

Closing Date: 10 July

Directions – Aske Hall, Richmond, DL10 5HJ


Sunday 18 August – Open Walked Up on Sugarbeet FT Lines – Escrick, Nr York

Judges: Sue Hales-Lowe A3173, Tom Birchall NP, Mark Wilson NP3973 & Helen Smith

Closing Date: 7 August

Directions –


Entry Form for All Events – 

Microsoft Word – WT Entry Form & Instructions[2023]

PDF – WT Entry Form & Instructions[2023]