Southeast Texas English Springer Spaniel Club

American Kennel Club Licensed Spaniel Field Trial

Thursday February 2, 2023 (Event# 2023368601)
Friday February 3, 2023 (Event# 2023368601)

Event Location:
Springer Creek Ranch
Huntsville, TX

Entries Close: Monday, January 23, 2023 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time(ET)

Southeast Texas English Springer Spaniel Club

This Spaniel Field Trial is held under the Rules and Procedures of the American Kennel Club.

Event Schedule & Entry Fees: Thursday February 2, 2023 (AM)
Stake Fee Start Judges *Denotes Apprentice Judge
Open All-Age  $145 8:00am Todd Stelzer Brad Schindler

Event Schedule & Entry Fees: Friday February 3, 2023 (AM)
Stake Fee Start Judges *Denotes Apprentice Judge
Amateur All-Age  $145 8:00am Todd Stelzer Brad Schindler
Puppy  $50 Between 2nd and 3rd of Ama Kevin Rutherford Stephen Krueger

Entries Close: Monday, January 23, 2023 at 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time(ET)


  Hunt Sec LLC
708 CR 3140
Crockett, TX 75835

CLUB Event Secretary

Betty Somers
4929 FM 1374 Rd
Huntsville, TX 77340

For Mailed entries make checks payable to:  Hunt Sec
For Mailed entries, please include the $4.00 Service/Entry Fee per dog/ per entry.

*$4.00 fee per dog/ per stake entry below $100
*$4.50 fee per dog/ per stake entry $100 - $145
*$6.75 fee per dog/ per stake entry $146 - $199


Welcome to the entry point of the SE Texas ESSC Spring Field Trial.
You are invited to enter the Open, Amateur or Puppy stakes, for your AKC eligible English Springer Spaniel.
Welcome to our Judges Todd Stelzer and Brad Schindler, Wisconsin boys, the home of Cheese curds, Brats, and Kringle.
Thank you to Cathy and Bob Iversen, and Jeanne and Tom Nabity, landowners of Springer Creek Ranch.


President: Philip Somers

Vice-President: Doug Reynolds

Secretary: Betty Somers

Treasurer: Betty Somers

Event Chairman
Philip Somers
4929 FM 1374 Rd
Huntsville, TX 77340
Event Secretary
Betty Somers
4929 FM 1374 Rd
Huntsville, TX 77340
Committee MemberDoug Reynolds
Committee MemberRobert Clayton
Committee MemberGail Reynolds
Committee MemberBob Iversen
Committee MemberTom Nabity
Pheasant in All age, Pigeons in Puppy stakes
Placing dogs will receive official AKC rosette ribbons.
A permanent trophy awarded to winners of each stake


AKC Covid protocols suggested. Be prepared to protect yourself and others.

No smoking in the field.
Mother nature visited here in October and left us with scorched earth.

No training day.

Puppy Judges may be changed without notice, depending on entries.

Blaze orange must be worn by all persons in the field. A cap is NOT enough.


Long Veterinary Clinic 936-295-8163
Fire Department 911
Walker County Sheriff 911
Ambulance 911
Huntsville Memorial Hospital 485 Hwy IH45 South 936-295-3411
** Willis Animal Emergency Clinic 9521 FM 1097 Rd West SteB Exit 94.
The ranch address for emergency service is 4918 FM 1374, Huntsville
Emergency/disaster co-ordinator is Bob Iversen


Drawings will take place at 8:00 AM ET on 1/24/2023. The Running Order will be electronically randomized and adjusted slightly to accommodate handlers running multiple dogs.



Scratches prior to closing date will be refunded by


After the closing date, all scratches will be handled based on the Club Scratch Policy specified below.

Club Scratch Policy

Scratches received after closing will be considered by the committee, if the dog is in season or an illness provided by a veterinarians certificate, less AKC fee of $3.50 and Hunt secretary fee of $4.00. Otherwise, entry fee will be forfeited.
The committee has the right to refuse entry of any dog suspected of CIDC exposure. You are expected to comply with AKC recommendations regarding exposure.


Some available motels
Super 8 Motel Exit #115 936-730-8888 No pets
Quality Suites 613 IH 45S 806-553-4589 1 dog allowed in room $25
Studio 6 613 IH 45S 936-295-9151 pet fee $10, sketchy reviews

Lots of Hotels on Trivago, Priceline, etc. we are a college town


Morning coffee on the house.
Lunches available for purchase.


Tailgates ok.
Please refrain from alcoholic beverages until the last dog of the day has run.

Banquet TBD


Springer Creek Ranch
Huntsville, TX
4918 FM 1374, Huntsville
7.1 miles south of exit 115. Flags marking the entrance to the ranch. Caution. Road construction taking place on IH 45 throughout the Huntsville area

From Houston: IH 45N Exit102, follow signs to FM1374, go north approx 10 miles, Ranch is on the left.

From Dallas: IH 45S, Exit 115, turn right to Montgomery Rd, FM 1374, otherwise known as Possum Walk. Go south approx 7 miles. Ranch is on the right.

For a fillable AKC Entry form - Click here

Official American Kennel Club ® FIELD TRIAL


Southeast Texas English Springer Spaniel Club



Enter in Stake/Test:   Open All-Age       Amateur All-Age         Puppy     Water Test
AKC Number:

Foreign & List Country:

I enclose Entry Fees:
In  Amount of:
(please add $4 per dog/stake
for HS Fees)
Full Name
of Dog:
English Springer Spaniel
Reg# :
Call Name:
Date of Birth:
Name of
Owner(s): (Print)
City: State: Zip:
Name of Owner's
Agent/Handler: (Print)
City: State: Zip:
AKC Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidelines are available
on the American Kennel Club website:

 I certify that I am the actual owner of the dog, or that I am the duly authorized agent of the actual owner whose name I have entered above. In consideration of the acceptance of this entry, I (we) agree to abide by the rules and regulations of The American Kennel Club in effect at the time of this event, and any additional rules and regulations appearing in the premium list of this event and entry form and any decision made in accord with them. I (we) agree that the club holding this event has the right to refuse this entry for cause which the club shall deem sufficient. I (we) certify and represent that the dog entered is not a hazard to persons or other dogs. In consideration of the acceptance of this entry and of the holding of this event and of the opportunity to have the dog judged and to win prizes, ribbons, or trophies, I (we) agree to hold the AKC, the event-giving club, their members, directors, governors, officers, agents, superintendents or event secretary and the owner and/or lessor of the premises and any provider of services that are necessary to hold this event and any employees or volunteers of the aforementioned parties, and any AKC approved judge, judging at this event, harmless from any claim for loss or injury which may be alleged to have been caused directly or indirectly to any person or thing by the act of this dog while in or about the event premises or grounds or near any entrance thereto, and I (we) personally assume all responsibility and liability for any such claim; and I (we) further agree to hold the aforementioned parties harmless from any claim for loss, injury or damage to this dog. Additionally, I (we) hereby assume the sole responsibility for and agree to indemnify, defend and save the aforementioned parties harmless from any and all loss and expense (including legal fees) by reason of the liability imposed by law upon any of the aforementioned parties for damage because of bodily injuries, including death at any time resulting therefrom, sustained by any person or persons, including myself (ourselves), or on account of damage to property, arising out of or in consequence of my (our) participation in this event, however such, injuries, death or property damage may be caused, and whether or not the same may have been caused or may be alleged to have been caused by the negligence of the aforementioned parties or any of their employees, agents, or any other person. I (we) agree that the determination of whether the injury is serious shall be made by the event veterinarian and is binding on me (us). I (WE) AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION, CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE ENTRY, EXHIBITION OR ATTENDANCE AT THE EVENT BETWEEN THE AKC AND THE EVENT-GIVING CLUB (UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED IN THIS PREMIUM LIST) AND MYSELF (OURSELVES) OR AS TO THE CONSTRUCTION, INTERPRETATION AND EFFECT OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE SETTLED BY ARBITRATION PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION. HOWEVER, PRIOR TO ARBITRATION ALL APPLICABLE AKC BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES MUST FIRST BE FOLLOWED AS SET FORTH IN THE AKC CHARTER AND BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS, PUBLISHED POLICIES AND GUIDELINES.

Signature of owner or his
agent duly authorized to make this entry:


Mail Entries and Payment to:*** 
Hunt Sec LLC
708 CR 3140
Crockett, TX 75835

** Please note:  All Mailed entries will be opened randomly the morning after an event opens (for everyone).
Please include $4.00 per dog/entry.