Field Events

Field Events

AKC has designed programs to test a dog's ability to find and retrieve game. English Cocker Spaniels are eligible to participate in both Spaniel Hunt Tests and Cocker Field Trials. HMECSC is licensed to hold both events.

Hunting Tests test a dog's ability to be a useful hunting companion. AKC offers three levels of testing: Junior Hunter (JH), Senior Hunter (SH) and Master Hunter (MH) title. AKC maintains a list of current eligible breeds for Spaniel Hunt Tests. Placements are not awarded.

Cocker Field Trials are competitive events where Field Championship points and placements are awarded. They are only open to English Cocker Spaniels and Cocker Spaniels.

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