“Inspire and promote outstanding Amateur Bird Dog Competition while supporting and conserving Upland Habitat.”
The AFTCA’s mission is to advocate and support Amateur Bird Dog Field Trial competition in quality events and to strive to make available to amateur participants extraordinary Upland Bird venues on which to compete.
To foster and increase interest in and knowledge of Upland Game Birds and their conservation in order to perpetuate them for future generations.
To organize for the purpose of strengthening our capacity to meet our objectives of improving the status and existence of Upland Birds and the genetics and performance of Bird Dogs.
We are excited to announce the creation of the largest and most inclusive Amateur Handler Award in the AFTCA’s history and in the sport of Field Trialing starting this season!
For complete details on this new competition for Individual Members and Member Clubs visit Top Amateur Handler
For great Sponsorship opportunities visit Top Amateur Handler Sponsorship
What’s going on...
Learn about this prestigious championship on ring-necked pheasant first run in Crooksville, Ohio in 1958 with 21 starters.
National Amateur Pheasant Shooting Dog Championship
August 22, 2019 Circle, MT
Judges: Alex and Eric Mauck
1a. Tucalota Rebel Rush, PM, Ed Mayhew
1b. Notorious Rebel Max, PM, John Mathys
2a. Rebellita, PF, Austin Turley
2b. Perkins Trace of Snow, PF, Chris Perkins
With the new field trial season underway, NOW is a good time for individual members and those managing AFTCA member clubs to renew their memberships if you have not yet done so. Please login to your account and renew today…and good luck to all handlers and their dogs this fall!
The AFTCA is excited to announce the creation of the largest and most inclusive Amateur Handler Award in the organization’s history and in the sport of Field Trialing!
Over 100 years ago the Amateur Field Trial Clubs of America (AFTCA) was created to offer amateur handlers the opportunity to participate in Bird Dog Field Trials.
The AFTCA Secure Membership Renewal system has been updated and greatly simplified. Simply login to your Individual Member Account and click on your Member Profile.