Category: Announcements

25 Aug 2020 News > Announcements

2020-2021 Field Trial Season Announcement- Covid 19

The AFTCA has NOT required a Covid document be released to participate in any AFTCA amateur events or any amateur stakes. This was NOT a requirement to hold the amateur championship by the AFTCA. Re: 2020-2021 Trials This was stated, “One additional, we have required all parties, including gallery riders to sign a Covid document that releases all club members, officers, landowners, aftca, ect, from any liability whatsoever should they…
29 Jun 2020 News > Announcements

Minimum Requirements by American Field/FDSB & Amateur Field Trial Clubs of America

The Minimum Requirements shows:    “As adopted by The American Field Publishing Company/FieldDog Stud Book and the Amateur Field Trial Clubs of America.”   Requirement No. 1 addresses the announcement of an upcoming trial appearing in the  Fixtures in an issue dated a minimum of fourteen (14) days before the trials are to be run.   No issues being printed. New wording has to be agreed on by the American Field and the AFTCA.  …
16 Apr 2020 News > Announcements

American Field & FDSB: An Update (April 16)

Chicago, Ill. — It is more than three weeks since the governor of Illinois and the mayor of the city of Chicago issued “stay at home” mandates in the face of the coronavirus outbreak. These are tentatively scheduled to expire on April 30. If such did occur, the American Field would be up and running “full speed” by Monday, May 4.

01 Apr 2020 News > Announcements

Spring Update – Covid 19 Response

To all Club and Individual Members,

Most of all, we all want to extend both sympathies and our very best wishes to all effected by this pandemic, it has gotten big and will most certainly get bigger in the short term. Each and every person’s health and well being is our priority.

These are difficult and unusual times for all of us.   With a geographically spread out membership the situation regarding Covid 19 is very fluid and very different for some of us. We trust that each area will manage their situations as they see best.

01 Mar 2020 News > Announcements

2019-2020 National Amateur Championship Calendar

Announcement:

International Amateur Woodcock Championship, Exeter, RI, March 27, 2020. Judges: Steve Forrest, Leonard Sinclair – Cancelled

National Amateur Chukar (All-Age) Championship, Sunnyside, WA, March 28, 2020. Judges: Sergio Velez, Jim Cochran – Cancelled

National Amateur Chukar Shooting Dog Championship, Reno, NV, April 18, 2020. – Cancelled

 

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.