Upcoming Hunts 2017




July 22, 2017

3 Shot Hunt Club 1-Day Speed and Drive


  • $31.00 per hound
  • Full set of trophies
  • Derby and All Age dogs run together and scored separately
  • This will count towards Test of the Best and Poole's Point Series



Book will open June 24, 2017. For numbers, contact Joey Harper (434)  594-6660.


July 29, 2017
Friends of Matt Fariss Fundraiser 1-Day Speed and Drive


  • $40.00 per hound
  • Dog food will be awarded to each place in Derby and All Age
  • Lots of raffle items
  • Cast at daylight, run for 5 hours
  • Full set of trophies
  • Derby and All Age dogs run together and scored separately
  • This will count towards Test of the Best and Poole's Point Series
  • Come help support by running or judging. Proceeds will be used to help our legislators who've helped us in the fight to continue to run our hounds.
  • If you would like to donate items contact, Roy Neighbors (434) 944-2038 or Brian Bell (434) 283-4765.
  • Cash donations can be send to: Matt Fariss 243 Livestock Road, Rustburg, VA 24588.


Book will open June 20, 2017. For numbers, contact Chase Bomer at (434) 841-6604 from 5:30pm to 9:00pm.


August 5, 2017

Cato Hill Hunt Club 1-Day Speed and Drive


  • $31.00 per hound
  • Raffle with prizes
  • Full set of trophies
  • TT-15 awarded to winner of each class
  • Derby and All Age dogs run together and scored separately
  • This will count towards Test of the Best and Poole's Point Series


Book will open July 2, 2017. For numbers, contact David Epps at (434) 594-8875.



August 12, 2017

Jennings Ordinary 1-Day Speed and Drive


  • $31.00 per hound
  • Raffle with prizes
  • TT-15 awarded to winner of each class
  •  Registration Friday 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Saturday 3:00 am to 4:00 am. Roll call at 4:15 am. Cast at 5:00 am
  • Full set of trophies
  • Derby and All Age dogs run together and scored separately
  • This will count towards Test of the Best and Poole's Point Series


Book will open June 1, 2017. For numbers, contact WC Easter at  (804) 363-0003.


August 19, 2017

Youth Top Hand Sports Baseball Benefit 1-Day Speed and Drive


  • $31.00 per hound
  • Full set of trophies
  • Derby and All Age dogs run together and scored separately
  • This will count towards Test of the Best and Poole's Point Series


Book will open July 15, 2017. For numbers, contact Austin Capps at (434) 532-5681



August 26, 2017

Relay for Life Hunt  1-Day Speed and Drive


  • $31.00 per hound
  • Full set of trophies
  • Derby and All Age dogs run together and scored separately
  • This will count towards Test of the Best and Poole's Point Series


Book will open July 15, 2017. For numbers, contact Peyton Lucy at (434) 594-8538.


September 2-4, 2017

VA Classic Open 3-Day HGA and Bench Show


  • $50 per hound and $10 membership fee
  • Derby & All Age run together, scored separately
  • Bench Show: Saturday, September 2nd at 6:00pm
  • Hunter Appreciation dinner: 5:00pm Saturday before bench show
  • Master of Hounds-James Booker
  • Bench Show Judge-Randy Hawkins
  • Ringmaster-Cody Hawkins
  • Beverly Morris Memorial trophy to top Speed & Drive All Age Hound.
  • 2 tons of Showtime dog food to be given away.
  • All Age HGA  Winner to receive Garmin Track 70 Tablet
  • Due to VDGIF regulations only 420 hounds may be cast in the field, first come first serve.


Numbers will be available starting Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 4:00 pm. For numbers, contact Dustin Morris at (434) 634-2874 between 6:30 pm and 9:00 pm.


September 9, 2017

Courthouse Hunt Club 1-Day Speed and Drive


  • $31.00 per hound
  • Full set of trophies
  • Derby and All Age dogs run together and scored separately
  • This will count towards Test of the Best and Poole's Point Series


For numbers, contact Kyle Mabie at (804) 712-4975.


September 16, 2017

Southern Classic 1-Day HGA


  • $35.00 per hound
  • Cast hounds at daybreak
  • Bench show including Child's Handling Class at 7:00 pm Friday
  • Full set of trophies
  • Derby and All Age dogs run together and scored separately
  • This will count towards Test of the Best and Poole's Point Series
  • Due to DGIF regulations, only 420 dogs can be entered into hunt.  To ensure that we do not go over this limit, entry fees will be processed on a first come, first served basis.


For numbers, contact Mike Hearn at (757) 630-9948 before 9:00 pm.


September 23, 2017

Run for a Cure 1-Day Speed and Drive

  • $31.00 per hound
  • Full set of trophies
  • Derby and All Age dogs run together and scored separately
  • This will count towards Test of the Best and Poole's Point Series


For numbers, contact David Rutledge at (434) 547-2676.


September 30, 2017

Hunt with a Heart, A Benefit for Riley 1-Day Speed and Drive


  • $31.00 per hound
  • Derby and All Age dogs run together and scored separately
  • This will count towards Test of the Best and Poole's Point Series


Book will open August 26, 2017. For numbers, contact Roxie Bowie at (703) 408-1643 between 7-9 pm during the weeknights and anytime during the weekend.



October 5-7, 2017

Virginia State Fox Hunters Association
96th Annual Bench Show and Field Trial—National Affiliated


  • Hounds will be cast at Daybreak
  • Registration: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm on Wednesday, October 4th
  • Cookout: TBA Wednesday, October 4th
  • Bench Show: 7:30 pm on Wednesday, October 4th
  • Entry Fee: $65.00 per hound
  • Membership: $25.00
  • Numbers 4 & 13 will be reserved in honor of Gary Verling and Gerald Simmons
  • Bring you own feed and pans


Due to laws governing Fox Preserves in Virginia, we are limited to 420 hounds for our hunt.
Between the dates of August 20th and September 15th you must mail a check to the secretary for the number of hounds you wish to run plus membership. This amount is NONREFUNDABLE but is TRANSFERABLE. You are responsible to insure that your check reached the secretary during this time frame. These checks will be deposited as they are received, should a check not clear the bank you will lose your spot. Upon receipt of your check, the secretary will call you at the number indicated with your check between the hours of 6PM and 9PM to discuss your numbers with you. At such an entry form will be filled out and sent to you with the numbers you have reserved. This is on a first come first serve basis. Once we have reached the limit of paid entries, no further entries will be accepted. Should we not have 420 hounds on the day we are registering hounds at the hunt additional entries would be accepted up to the 420 limit.

Franchise hunt that will be eligible for Grade 2 Leaderboard Points
Must be prepaid in full in advance, plus membership, NONREFUNDABLE/but is TRANSFERABLE. Postmarked no earlier than August 20th and not later that September 15th. Checks payable to VSFHA and mail to:
Virginia State Fox Hunters Association
PO Box 33
Montpelier, VA 23192

Masters of Hounds-Pete Warren, NC
Bench Show Judge-Craig Nobles, NC
Assistant Master of Hounds-TBD
Ringmaster-Allan Bishop, VA
Wayne Proffit, President (434) 989-0996
Sandra Chatham, Secretary (804) 883-6858



October 14, 2017

Last Chance Hunt Club 1-Day Speed and Drive


October 21, 2017

Owen Hunt Club 1-Day Speed and Drive


October 28, 2017

Poole's Point Series


November 3, 2017

Old Dog & Puppy Hunt


November 10-12, 2017

Southern Classic Open 3-Day and Bench Show


December 3, 2017

Doodlum Hunt Club 1-Day Speed and Drive