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All judges are required to attend a Judge and Handlers Seminar once every three years. Use the links below to check your seminar due date or review the Judges and Handlers seminar manual.

Seminar Manual Test Due Dates

List of Seminars

Region Date Host Club Instructor Location Contact Info Notes
3 07/22 Eastern Carolina HRC Don Garrett NC, Four Oaks Kevin Nunn Location: Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center 6601 Devils Race Track Rd, Four Oaks, NC 27524 Start time: 8:30am. Please be sure to bring your own snacks & drinks. You can also RSVP with Don at 704-363-3223 or
9 08/05 Pin Oak HRC Larry McMurry AR, Conway Larry McMurry Location: Arkansas Game & Fish Commission Clubhouse 331 Clinton Rd, Conway, AR 72032 Start Time: 8:30am
n/a 06/09 HRC Inc Pat Johnson MO, St Louis Use Registration Link Location: Sheraton Westport Plaza Hotel (in conjunction with the 2023 BOD National Mtg) 900 Westport Plaza Dr, St Louis, MO 63146 Start time: 8am Seminar is open to the public but please RSVP using the following registration link please click here: SEMINAR REGISTRATION
12 08/19 Lonesome Dove HRC Mark Freis & Glenda Mitchell TX, Irving Sharon Freis Location: Animal Imaging 500 Paddock Way, Irving, TX 75039 Start time: 8am NOTE: this is a 2 DAY event! Classroom Seminar on Sat & Field Training on Sun.
04 06/17 Southwest Georgia HRC Marcus Bice GA, Smithfield John Wagnon Location: Pine Tree Farms 1458 State Hwy 308, Smithfield, GA 31787 Start time: 9am NOTE: seminar will be classroom and field training so please dress accordingly and bring a chair!
15 04/21 Roadrunner HRC Mary McNeese NM, Bloomfield Mary McNeese Location: Super 8 Bloomfield 525 W Broadway Ave, Bloomfield, NM 87413
Start Time: 5pm in the hotel breakfast area; Please RSVP as this is being held in conjunction with the Roadrunner HRC hunt on 04/22 & 04/23.
05 02/09 West Mississippi HRC Tom Weeks MS, Vicksburg Heather Ashley Location: Ashley Residence 130 Crested Bluff Dr, Vicksburg, MS 39180 Start Time: 5:30pm
09A 02/25 Three Rivers HRC Rusty Noahr OK, Claremore Cadet Odden Location: Rogers State University, Herrington Hall, 1701 W Will Rogers Blvd, Claremore, OK Start Time: 8:30am with 1hr lunch at 12p (many options avail near campus)
14 03/18 Cascade & Whistling Wings HRC Elroy Olson WA, Monroe Ben Thompson Location: Jerry's Place, 17126 State Ret 203, Monroe, WA Start Time: 9am
VIRTUAL 02/05 HRC Inc Rusty Wismer Via ZOOM Elaine Mitchell Seminar Begins 11:00 a.m. Eastern - 8:00 a.m. Pacific time. Participant must have camera on and be present and engaged the entire time to receive judging credits. Online Registration:
13A 03/11 Elkhorn Valley HRC Russ Harris NE, Norfolk Rhenee Fadling Location: Divots Conference Center "Dakota Room" at Norfolk Lodge & Suites, 4200 Norfolk Ave, Norfolk, NE Start Time: 8:30am
04A 03/11 Charleston RC Bob Jones SC, Manning Bob Jones Location: Lake Moultrie Kennel, 9120 Silver Rd, Manning, SC 29102 Start Time: 9am Note: location is outside, please plan accordingly
14 01/28 Lower Columbia HRC Elroy Olson OR, Saint Helen's Elroy Olson Location: Public Works Healy Hall 1054 Oregon St, Saint Helen's, OR 97051 Start time: 9:00am
13 03/11 Platte Valley HRC Willie Ratliff CO, Ft Lupton Willie Ratliff Location: Ft Lupton Recreation Center 203 S Harrison Ave, Ft Lupton, CO 80621 Start time: 8:00am in classroom until 12p. Break for lunch (on your own) and then outdoor field training demonstrations will follow. All members and judges are invited.
08B 01/14 Prairie Lakes HRC Kim Olson MN, Elbow Lake Kim Olson Location: Olson Residence 23648 County Rd 12, Elbow Lake, MN 56531 Start time: 9:00am
07 03/04 West Central Ohio HRC Dean Sytsma OH, Anna Dean Sytsma Location: Rumley School House 14911 Hardin' Wapak Rd, Anna, OH 45302 Start time 8:00am Please RSVP attendance is limited to 20.
08 02/25 Illinois River HRC Ken Reinert IL, Canton Patty Munson Location: Banner Farms 26287 E McKinley Rd, Canton, IL 61520 Start Time: 8:30am
07A 02/26 Essex HRC Rusty Wismer ONT, Kingsville Rusty Wismer Location: Jack Miner Migratory Bird Sanctuary 332 Road 3 W, Kingsville, ONT N9Y 2E5 Start Time: 9am
10 01/21 Cajun HRC Vince Liggio LA, Crowley Vince Liggio Location: P J's Grill 2021 N Parkerson Ave, Crowley, LA 70526 Start Time: 8:30am Please RSPV
14A 04/01 Treasure State HRC Ted Hayes MT, Butte Margo Ellis-Lingohr RSVP DEADLINE: 03/27/23 Location: Best Western Plus 2902 Harrison Ave, Butte, MT 59701 Start time: 10am-4pm * Lunch provided to those that RSVP by deadline!
02 02/11 Granite State HRC Tommy Balderacchi / Eric Bartlett MA, Hudson Jeff Enos Location: Cabela's 44 Highland Common E, Hudson, MA Start time: 8:00am Please RSVP attendance is limited to 30.