Category: Announcements

08 Jan 2020 News > Announcements

2019-2020 National Amateur Championship Calendar

Coming up next!

National Amateur Shooting Dog Derby Championship, Camp Robinson, Mayflower, AK, Jan 30, 2020. Judges: Dr. Jim Mills, Everett Brennan

National Amateur Free-For-All Championship, Union Springs, AL, Feb 22, 2020.

National Amateur Quail Championship, Dixie Plantation, March 2, 2020. Judges, Frank LaNasa, Bill Mason

15 Dec 2019 News > Announcements

AFTCA Announces the Land Contribution Program!

The Board of Trustees is excited to bring a new program to member clubs of the AFTCA. This is a potential tax benefit to landowners that allows clubs to host trials on their land and use their facilities. During the 2019 annual meeting, the AFTCA Board of Trustees approved a new program to provide private landowners an In-kind Tax-deductible Contribution for the value of the preparation and use of their land and facilities for the purpose of conducting a field trial by a current AFTCA member club.

04 Oct 2019 News > Announcements

Top Amateur Handler Award!

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. At the creation of the AFTCA, Clubs made up the membership because they provided the…
16 Aug 2019 News > Announcements

Membership Renewal…it’s time!

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!

09 Jul 2018 News > Announcements

AFTCA Memberships Vital for the Future of Amateur Competition

Individual AFTCA Membership Summarized ONCE in a while it’s a good thing to lift our heads from the passions of our sport and look around with a discerning eye. Who are we? Why are we? What will we become? These are questions that bear repeating each year and deserve sound answers. We are the Amateur Field Trial Clubs of America. The AFTCA, a near century old organization originating with the…