Spring Fever I & II Trials

Virginia Jack Russell Terrier ClubThe Virginia Jack Russell Terrier Club (VJRTC) holds 2 sanctioned terrier trials each year in April. They are called the Spring Fever trials.

8th Annual Spring Fever I & II Trials

Saturday, April 13, 2019
Sunday, April 14, 2019

Fredericksburg Agriculture Fair
2400 Airport Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Trial Updates

  • Trial flyer updated on March 11 (Judge Change)
  • Entry Forms/Trial Form posted on Jan 31, 2019
  • Trials posted on Dec 11, 2018

Trial Flyer/Entry Forms

Contact Information

Kendal Blankinship – Trial Contact
jigsawterriers@hotmail.com
804-366-7390

Lisa Benoit – Entries
vjrtc.lb@gmail.com
401-639-2610

Saturday Judges

  • Conformation: Brent Hopkins (judge change)
  • GTG/SE: Kasey Eslinger/Stephanie Poppe/Jim Eslinger
  • Racing: Curtis Reese
  • Trailing & Locating: Eric Bartlet
  • Lure Coursing: Wayne May

Saturday is “Camo Day”… All of the prizes for this day will be decked out in Camo!

Sunday Judges

  • Conformation: Shirley Buist
  • GTG/SE: Kasey Eslinger/Stephanie Poppe/Jim Eslinger
  • Racing: Curtis Reese
  • Trailing & Locating: Eric Bartlet
  • Lure Coursing: Wayne May

Sunday is “For The Dog”… All of the prizes for this day will be practical, useable items that you and your dog will love!

2nd Annual Chili Cook-off

The 2nd Annual Chili Cook-off will be held Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the VJRTC Spring Fever Trial. Feel free to submit an entry! Tastings/Voting will begin at 6 pm. If you plan to bring an entry, please bring your chili to the white building by 5:30 pm. Trophy and Prize awarded to the winning chili chef!

You are free to just come and eat chili for dinner if you’d like, but please bring a side dish to share!
Contact Debbie Negrich Izzo if you have any questions. See you there!

Directions to Trial Site

Directions from I-95 S – Take exit 126A to Jefferson Davis (Route 1), turn right on Mine Rd, turn left on Lansdowne Rd, turn left on to Airport Ave., and left on Old Field St. at fairgrounds.

Directions from I-95 N – Exit 130A to Plank Rd. (Route 3) to William St. to Blue & Gray Pkwy. Turn right on Dixon St. Turn right on Old Field St. at fairgrounds.

Due to heavy traffic conditions in this area, please allow additional time to arrive at trial site.

Exhibitors and owners of terriers must be current JRTCA members. These trials are sanctioned by the JRTCA.

2018 Trial Results