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The Executive board of the Grand National Grouse Championship has decided that in the best interest of everyone’s health the Monday Nights Banquet and the Tuesday and Wednesday’s membership and Board of Directors meetings be canceled this year. There will be an attempt made to hold a virtual Board of Directors meeting after the first of the year to take care of the annual business of the club.
Respectfully Submitted by Richard Brenneman and Tom Fruchey.
The judges for the 2020 Grand National Grouse Championship have been announced.
Craig Merlington of Cedar Springs, Michigan.
Chad Wheeler of Riner, VA.
Trial held Gladwin Field Trial Area -Meredith, Michigan Tuesday November 3rd 2020 @ 7:00 AM.
2020 Grand National Grouse Championship Info
The 78th running of the Grand National Grouse Championship will be held at the Gladwin Field Trial Area in Meredith, Michigan starting Tuesday November 3rd 2020 at 7:00 AM.
Contact Info: Tom Fruchey—(989) 435-3793, 952 Van Dyke Rd., Beaverton, MI 48612.
The 76th running of the Grand National Grouse Futurity will be held at the Gladwin Field Trial Area in Meredith, Michigan beginning November 1st 2020 at 7:00 AM.
Contact Info: Thor Kain—(570) 702-6670, 348 Upper Powderly St., Carbondale, PA 18407.
Titanium Hammer wins the 77th Grand National Grouse Championship
The Winner. Owner Robert Leet poses Titanium’s Hammer, joined by, from left Judge Bert Benshoof, handler Bruce Minard, and Judge Brian Ralph
77th Grand National Grouse Championship winners
Champion- Titanium Hammer, owned by Robert Leet and handled by Bruce Minard
Runner Up- Panola Bacon(not pictured) owned by Mac Stidham and handled by John Stolgitis.
Congratulations to the owners and handlers. Thank you to judges Brian Ralph and Bert Benshoof for walking 39 braces in the rugged New Hampshire Mountains. Thank you to Greg Blair and Purina for sponsoring the Grand National. Also a big thank you to Garmin for their sponsorship of this event.