National Spring Coursing Ronostrand

Windhondenvereniging Coursing Nienoord Leek

​As has slowly become a tradition, we will start the Dutch coursing season in 2023 with the National Spring Coursing Ronostrand. The coursing will take place on Saturday March 18 and Sunday March 19, 2023 and will be held on the recreational beach of Ronostrand in Een. Address details can be found here. The navigation coordinates are: 53 ‘6’ 0 ‘N 6′ 22 ’19’ E

Start of the competition is at 10:00 AM, coursing licenses must be handed in between 8:30 AM and 9:30 AM.

The entry fee is €22.50 for the first dog and €21.00 for all subsequent dogs from the same owner. The program sheet is free.

The final breed schedule is as follows:

Saturday March 18: Afghan Hound, Azawakh, Basenji, Borsoi, Cirneco dell’Etna, Chart Polski, Deerhound, Galgo Español, Greyhound, Irish Wolfhound, Magyar Agár, Pharao Hound, Podenco Canario, Podenco Ibicenco, Podengo Português, Saluki and Sloughi

Sunday March 19: Whippet, Italian Greyhound, Silken Windsprite

You can register online for the spring coursing here.

All registrations for the breeds competing on Saturday 18 March will be placed on a reserve list from Sunday 12 February, 8.30 pm. A few registrations are still possible for the breeds that compete on Sunday 19 March.

Registration closes on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 8:00 PM, or when the maximum number of dogs to be entered has been reached.

It is possible to run a license run before the race. The costs for this are €5.00.

To qualify for the CACNL, you must submit proof of a Exc-qualification at a national (CAC) show in the Netherlands or abroad, at the minimum age of 15 months, at the same time as registration. This can be done by uploading it via the online registration form.

You can unsubscribe until the registration deadline via the competition secretariat, by e-mail:

The Ronostrand has excellent possibilities to spend the night with caravans, campers and tents. The campsite is equipped with every luxury. For coursing participants, the costs are €25 (including tourist tax) per unit per night, including persons, dogs, electricity and WiFi. Please indicate on the online registration form whether you will stay overnight and your expected arrival and departure date. Please report to reception upon arrival and departure. The access codes for the free WiFi are also available at the reception.


The Dutch Sighthoud Commission (CvW) provides the judges for this competition. The recent judges schedule can be found here. ​