10.8.1 To be eligible to apply a person must have:-
10.8.1.1 Been a member of the VCA for a minimum of five (5) years; and
10.8.1.2 Hold a current Field or Retrieving Trial Licence; or
10.8.1.3 Been active in Field or Retrieving Trials for a minimum period of three (3) years, competed in All
Age/Open Stakes and qualified to compete in Championship Stakes; or
10.8.1.4 Been active in Gundog Obedience for a minimum period of three (3) years, completed three (3)
passes and stewarded at three (3) Retrieving Trials.
10.8.1.5 Been approved by the VCA.
10.8.2 If approved, the applicant will be required to pass an oral examination of the Rules and a practical test.