National Amateur Retriever Championship Blog

2024 National Amateur Retriever Championship Blog

Monday, February 19, 2024


Welcome to the 2024 National Amateur Retriever Championship! 

The 2024 event will be held June 15-22, 2024, in Waterville, Maine. This year will mark the 66th Annual National Amateur Retriever Championship! The dogs and handlers competing in this premier event are the very best in the world of Amateur run performance retrievers! Congrats to all those Qualified for this National event, and best of luck to those participating!

Welcome to Waterville! Located on the banks of the Kennebec River, this brick-lined city is a vibrant center of history, unique shops, cinema and the arts. There is plenty to do and see in the city, as well as biking, kayaking and hiking opportunities in the spring, summer and fall. The Kennebec River also offers spectacular fishing and boating opportunities. The city of Waterville is rich in history and is a beautiful place to visit ... we can't wait to see you there!