Last updated November 11, 2015


Fun Day and Cookout
Backwoods will be hosting its first annual cookout and fun day on Nov. 21st at Oakridge Kennels from 12:30 -7:00. We will have a series of games for people and dogs from 1:00 to 5:30. At 5:30 we will have a catered dinner. After dinner we will have a movie outside weather permitting. The club will supply food and non alcoholic drinks. Members will be allowed to bring their own adult beverages but please be mindful. All members that are up to date on their dues and their families are invited. A evite RSVP was sent out this week. If you did not receive it please email Nathan Smith,

Membership Dues
It's that time a year again!!! Time to collect membership dues to help pay for our training days, birds, equipment, etc.  Please go to the Membership page and download the Membership Form and mail your check to the address provided on the form.  Thanks! 

Fall Training Schedule
Date Event Type Start Time Location Subject
11/21/2015 Fun Day and Cookout 12:30 - 7:00 Oakridge Kennels
1110 Unionville - Indian Trail Rd W, Monroe, NC 28110
12/05/2014 Training Day 9:00 AM TBD Overview
  • Blind Transition Drills

Training Session
  • Hunt test set ups
TBD Training Day 9:00 AM TBD TBD
TBD Training Day 9:00 AM TBD TBD


Welcome to the Backwoods HRC website. We hope that you find what you are looking for here. If not, please feel free to contact one of our officers.

Backwoods HRC, Inc. is a licensed and approved organization sanctioned by the United Kennel Club (UKC). We are dog owners, trainers and breeders who are dedicated to improving the breed through quality breeding and training.

HRC is affiliated with the United Kennel Club, Inc., Kalamazoo, MI, who carries the registry for the HRC. The UKC offers 5 coveted titles to the HRC program: Started Hunting Retriever (SHR); Hunting Retriever (HR); Hunting Retriever Champion (HRCH); Grand Hunting Retriever Champion (GRHRCH); and Upland Hunter (UH). In keeping with the philosophy of HRC, titles earned are awarded as a prefix to the dogs name on its pedigree as opposed to a suffix to the name.

The United Kennel Club, Inc., established in 1898, is the second largest all breed dog registry in the United States, registers over 250,000 dogs each year and licenses 10,000 challenging, fun, relaxed, family-oriented events annually.


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