2018 National Open Championship
Championship Winners. Front (l-r): Richard Warters, Robert Ecker, and Noah Russell with Champion Bo of Piney Woods, Sean Melvin with Runner Up Black River Ruby, Judges Dave Hughes and John Outlaw. Surrounded by trial participants.
2018 National Amateur Championship
The Winners. From front left: Judge Bruce Conover, Verlene Stephenson with Runner Up Champion Shadow’s Carolina Molly, Ken Black (Champion handler), Judge Howard Schultz, and Bobby Phillips (scout) with Champion Brown’s Brute Ace.
Joe Camissa, Scott Chaffee (judge), Dennis Kivikko with Champion Pirate’s Mean Louise, Chris Catanzarite, Mark Hughes with Runner Up Suemac’s Sashay, and Bert Benshoof (judge)
Bob’s Elhew Holly with her owner Bob Phillips, Sam Giddens (judge), Eric Russell (judge), and Matthew Phillips with Runner Up Phillips Half Moon
Mid Atlantic Regional Championship
L-R Sean Melvin, Pedja Kazic with Champion Islander, Norm Meeder(Judge) Meredith Mays (judge), Joe Cammisa, Jill Stuhr, Garry Malzone with Runner Up Hifive’s Passin Time, Chris Catanzarite
Northeast Regional Championship
Great Lakes Regional Championship
Championship Winners. From left: Bryan Wood, Jim Cipponeri, Jillian Stuhr with Pure Confidence, Garry Malzone, Judge Bill Branham, Mark Hughes with Suemac’s Sashay, Judge Bill Holtan
Southeast Regional Championship
Championship Winners. From left: Sean Melvin with Runner Up Heavy Chevy Jason , Garry Malzone with Champion Indian Creek Bocephus