FCSO to hold annual Beagle Field Trial

From the Florence County Sheriff's Office

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC The Florence County Sheriff's Office 5th Annual Beagle Field Trial will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at Sugar Hill Fox Pen located off Old River Road near Claussen.

The field trial begins at sunrise.  This event is sponsored by the Sugar Hill Fox Pend and the Southeastern Beagle Association.  Members of the South east Beagle Association are eligible to enter their dogs in the sanctioned competition for $15.00 per dog.  Dogs are judged based on established criteria including their tracking ability, running ability and bark.

All proceeds from the event benefit the Florence County Sheriff's Office Bloodhound Tracking Team.  This family event will also involve activities for children, DNR demonstration trailer and lunch will be provided beginning at noon.  Raffle tickets for door prizes and sponsor donated items will be available.  T shirts can be purchased for $10.00.

For more information regarding the event or to become a sponsor, call Sergeant Shane Prince at the Florence County Sheriff's Office (843) 313-1291.  For information regarding dog registration, please call Wes Collins at (843) 230-1776.