IGL Retriever Champion 2019 Int FTCh Miller McDuff and owner/handler Declan Boyle (left) in line during the first round, Glenalmond 2019

The International Gundog League Retriever Society

The Society was formed in 1900 and has 86 Societies/Clubs that are affiliated. Each year stakes are held in order to qualify for the annual IGL Retriever Championship.

The International Gundog League Retriever Society and its Committee are sincerely grateful to the many Hosts who have shown exceptional generosity in inviting the Society to hold the Retriever Championship on their varied and challenging grounds.

The IGL fully supports the BASC Code of Good Shooting Practice.


Update: 2020 Championship

The Committee of the IGL has again met virtually to consider matters relating to the Retriever Championship 2020.Clearly, it would not be possible to hold the Retriever Championship at the present time...

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2020 Championship

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Committee of the IGL has met virtually to consider the viability of holding this year’s Championship. Following its recent communication with the Affiliated Societies,...

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2020 Open Stake

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation it is no longer possible to hold our Open Stake at Windsor. Further details regarding this trial will be released in due course.

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