Eligible Breeds


All dogs six months of age or older from the following breeds are eligible to participate in Retriever Field Trials:

AKC Recognized Breeds

  • Chesapeake Retrievers
  • Curly-Coated Retrievers
  • Flat-Coated Retrievers
  • Golden Retrievers
  • Labrador Retrievers
  • Irish Water Spaniels
  • Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers
  • Dogs of these breeds recorded with the Purebred Alternative Listing Program/Indefinite Listing Privilege (PAL/ILP) are not eligible to participate.
  • Dogs of these breeds with Conditional registration are not eligible to participate.
  • Spayed and neutered dogs are eligible to participate.
  • Bitches in season are not eligible to participate.
  • Dogs with Limited Registration are eligible to participate.