LabFest 2007 is fast approaching. In just a few weeks we will be meeting in Patrick SC (Cooper Black Field Trial and Recreation area) for 2 days of fun and dogs. \
Noon Friday September 28th will be the meet and greet. All the early birds can get together and get a jump on the festivities. Friday night we try to get together at a local restaurant for dinner.
Saturday September 29th will be the main event. Below is a list of some of the activity's that are planned.
Hunt Test demonstration: sponsored by Dokken Deadfowl Trainer. Once the demo is over if you would like to test your dog I'll be happy to assist.
Ask the trainer: Sponsored by Thackerville Retriever's Crown Creek Retriever's and Rush Creek
Retriever's - If you have an issue with your dog we will try to point you in the right direction on how to fix it.
Free time for the dogs bumpers will be available to everyone for use with their dogs
Dog Games as of this posting, we may come up with a few more.
peanut butter licking
loose leash two-team relay
dress up race
Auction We have a few items donated from various dog related vendors that we will auction off The proceeds will go to the Labrador Retriever Club Lab Rescue.
Raffle Will be held after the auction for all the items that didn't meet the reserve.
We wrap things up about 6 PM Saturday evening.
Pet friendly lodging in the area: Cheraw, SC
Days Inn 843-537-5554
Jameson Inn 843-537-5625
Here is a list of some of the sponsors on board:
Crown Creek Retriever's
Flying G Ranch
Dr Foster and Smith
Dokken Deadfowl Trainer
United Kennel Club
Crafty 4 U!
Coastal Pet Products
Bark Avenue Bakery
Purina Pro Plan
Just Labs magazine
MilliCare of Orlando
We are going to contact Bill's barbecue again this year for lunch on Saturday, so I will need a rough estimate on how many people will be there. If your thinking of making the trip let me know by the 21st of September.
As of 9/2/07 we have people coming from WI, VA, MI, FL, SC, NC, GA, TN, NY, OH and Judi is loading up the gang and coming down from Canada again.
So as you can see, just because you live a few hours away shouldn't hold you back.