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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!! CRTA will host a benefit seminar this spring on the Denverton grounds. All proceeds are used to support the grounds!

Join Carolyn Goll of Silver State Kennel as she shares her knowledge of how to train a successful hunt test dog from Junior through Master.

Seminar dates March 23-24, 2019.
Observer spots: $70. Working dog spots: $120.

Click here to view updates extending sign-up times.

Click here to download the SEMINAR FLYER in .pdf format for printing. The entry form is in the flyer.

Click here for the DOG HANDLER QUESTIONNAIRE to apply for a working dog spot.

MORE SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS!! CRTA and Runnin' Retrievers will co-host a benefit snake avoidance clinic this spring on the Goose Lake grounds. All proceeds are used to support the grounds!

Experienced professional snake avoidance instructors, Russ and Andy Andrews, will help your dog learn the life-saving skill of avoiding dangerous snakes.

Clinic date April 13, 2019.
Fee: $75 per dog with a limit of 40 dogs. Sign up early!

Click here to view the CLINIC FLYER on line.

Click here to download the CLINIC FLYER in .pdf format for printing. Sign-up information is on the flyer.

ABOUT CRTA.  CRTA is a membership organization with memberships available for Retriever Clubs and Individuals. With more than 4500 acres of prime habitat in both Northern and Southern California, we believe the retriever community will welcome this opportunity for access to excellent retriever training and event grounds.


  • CRTA is a not-for-profit association dedicated to providing quality grounds in California for retriever events and the training of retriever dogs.

  • CRTA grounds are available for the training of retrievers by individual CRTA members, and for the holding of retriever events by CRTA member clubs.

  • CRTA funding is primarily membership based. Membership fees are used for land usage, restoration, water, maintenance, and management of the properties.

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