Cocker with Simon Tyres, Lab with Mrs. R. Coley,|
and ESS with Jon Bailey
Back at the tented headquarters, where free refreshments and lunches had been provided each day by the Kennel Club, the Award Ceremony took place. Rose, Lady Daventry kindly presented the beautiful Kennel Club and National Gundog Trophies to the Award Winners, while Rosettes and Certificates were presented to all of the Finalists.
Thanks go to Lord and Lady Daventry, Sponsors Masterfoods, The Kennel Club staff and the Coventry and District Gundog Society, the Judges, Competitors and all who helped so willingly.
Thursday, 20th June 2003
Victor McDevitt has enjoyed an active involvement in the British gundog sceene for over thirty years. Among his judging credits are: the CLA and British Spaniel Championship - twice each,
the Irish Championship, the Sweedish Spaniel Championship and the French International. Positions in organizations that Victor has held - or currently holds include: Chairman of the English Springer Spaniel Club of Northern Ireland and for the Fermanagh Gundog Club - for which he also served as President. He
has been the Hon. Treasurer for the Antrim and Down Springer Spaniel Club, Chairman of the Kennel Club Field Trial Liaison Council, Spaniel Secretary and Chairman of the Ulster Gundog League, Patron of the Northern Ireland Gundog Field and Show Society, the Northern Ireland Game Fair Gundog Director
and is currently the Vice-President. Victor serves as a committee member for the Kennel Club along with his service and participation in other field trial clubs. His kennel affix is "Glendevitt".
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