Established in 1935, the Manitoba Gun Dog Association Inc. is an organization with a long and colorful history. We are proud to be one of the premier field trialing and hunt test clubs in North America. Numerous field trial champions have risen from our ranks through the years.

WELCOME TO THE MGDA

Preserving Working Retrievers since 1935

NEWS: 

Mar 17, 2020

March Executive Meeting Cancelled

To ensure we follow guidelines put forth for our safety and health of ourselves, family, friends, the executive will not be meeting this month and will discuss anything urgent via email or if needed a conference call.  There will be no March minutes.  February minutes will be posted once the executive has had a chance to approve.  Thank you.

Mar 09, 2020

What is your participation interest?

The membership form that is completed each year helps to indentify the areas of interest you have with our club.  Whether it is events, membership, sponsorship, work parties, fundraising activities, training groups etc.  Over the years, it has become more and more that we receive only your cheque or etransfer, but no form that indicates your interest.  The form also provides us with your mailing address and phone number and email address.  

If you have a particular area of interest, please contact one of your executive members to share or send an email to manitobagundog@gmail.com.  We would love to hear from you.

Mar 09, 2020

Entry forms are due soon!

Kevin Cheff Seminar

A reminder to please send in your deposit for your interest in the upcoming Kevin Cheff seminar, July 4-5, 2020.  This seminar had fantastic feedback last year.  Please contact Matt Mutcheson if you have any questions.

Mar 09, 2020

Hunt Test and Field Trialers

Updated Rule Books

Every three years, the new rule books are published.  They are currently available online.  It is important to review and understand the rules, how they are to be interpreted by both the handler, a judge, or observer.  Discussions are underway to host a review of the books in late April or Early May, these are a great time for new and mature members to get together and get on the same page together as we kick off the season.

Mar 09, 2020

Starting March 10, 2020

Grounds Development Underway

Starting March 10th, digging will commence on the west side, with the east side to be done during the spring.  Areas have been staked out by Colin and Dewayne.  There will be finishing work required along with seeding.

Please stay tuned with ways you can help assist with making our grounds the beautiful area that it is.  With your help, we can save on expenses, and have socialble work parties together!  

Mar 09, 2020

CPR Training

Please stay tuned for an upcoming announcement for any members who wish to obtain their certified CPR certificate.  Last year we purchased an AED unit for the clubhouse to assist our members in the event that this life saving equipment is required.  It is our desire to have trained CPR members at all of our events and on the grounds.  If we have committed members, the purchase of this equipment will be free to the club as well.  This is a win-win.  Plans are underway to schedule training in late April.

Mar 09, 2020

Gate Code has been changed!

Please be advised, if your membership has lapsed and is not up to date, you may miss the notices that are coming out to the members for our upcoming events and the access codes to the site and gate.  We do not want anyone to miss out, so please ensure your membership is up to date and let us know if you have not received important communications.

Thank you

Carrie

Jan 30, 2020

Dates have been submitted

MGDA Spring Events

Please check out our event pages for our upcoming events.  As we receive notice the premiums are available links will be posted as well for your entries.

This year our Spring Field Trial will be a bit earlier - May 30-31 weekend is what will be submitted for our trial.  Brandon will follow the weekend after.  Our Hunt test will be father's day weekend of June 20-21 which we are hoping to include a WC during that weekend as well.  Stay tuned!

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2020 MGDA Executive

Past President

Colin McMichael

Hunter, Field Trialer, Hunt Test Participant, Judge, Past President... 

He's done it all.

2nd Vice President

Dewayne Hay

Secretary

Carrie Whenham

When Carrie is not on the soccer field she is in the other field with her dogs Benelli, Avery and Lily, helping with their training and volunteering with the club's website and events.

Treasurer

Helen Hasiuk

Helen has been a member of the club for the past couple of years.  She has been secretary for a number of Hunt Tests and is an accountant by profession.  You will find here out on the grounds most weekends in the spring and summer helping her hubby train their three labs.elen has been a member of the club for the past couple of years.  She has been secretary for a number of Hunt Tests and is an accountant by profession.  You will find here out on the grounds most weekends in the spring and summer helping her hubby train their three labs.

Director

Mark Anderson

Director

Gail Komadaski

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President

Bob Norris

Now a life member I've been in the MGDA since 1975, made a lot of great friends and had some really good times.  If you hunt, this is the club to join to learn how to train your dog to be a wonderful hunting partner.  If you want to compete in Hunt Tests or Field Trials we own the best grounds in Canada.  Come and check us out.

1st Vice President

Matt Mutcheson

Avid duck hunter

“Over and off a point, or back to the truck”

Bella is a QFTR & MH

Director

Geoff Plouffe

Director

Blake Hasiuk

Blake is a waterfowl hunter who competes with his dogs in Field Trials, Hunt Tests, and Working Certificate Tests. He is also a judge and an active volunteer within the MGDA.

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