Category: Announcements

22 Oct 2019 News > Announcements

2019-2020 National Amateur Championship Calendar

Coming up next!

National Amateur All-Age Invitational Championship, Ames Plantation, Grand Junction, TN, Dec 9, 2019. Judges: Ric Peterson, Keith Bolendorf

National Amateur Walking Shooting Dog Championship, Venue to be announced, Dec 11, 2019.

National Amateur Shooting Dog Invitational Championship, Round Pond Plantation, Leslie, GA, Dec 12, 2019. Judges, Harold Ray, Fred Rayl

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…
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02 May 2018 News > Announcements

2018 AFTCA Annual Meeting & Purina Awards

The Annual Meeting will be held in St. Louis, MO on the weekend of June 22 – 23
Committee Meetings:  Friday, June 22, 8:00 – 10:00 am
Trustees Meeting:  Friday, June 22, directly following Committee meetings
Committee and Trustees Meetings will be held at the Drury Inn & Suites

02 Feb 2018 News > Announcements

AFTCA Facebook Group & Regional Websites

We recently started a closed Facebook Group for AFTCA members and people interested in becoming members. If you’re on Facebook and not yet in the Group, please go to AFTCA Member Group and kindly answer the questions to be added. The purpose of the group is to share AFTCA win news from all regions in the US, Canada and Japan and to link to this website for AFTCA news on National Championships, Upcoming Events, Announcements etc.

28 Jun 2017 News > Announcements

100th AFTCA Anniversary Collector Knife

The collector 100th AFTCA Anniversary knife is now available through the 20th Century Fund. The purchase price of the knife is $175.00 or any amount over $175.00. Help celebrate the 100th year of the AFTCA. All proceeds with go to the 20th Century Fund. The 20th Century Fund has granted out over $200,000 to member clubs over the years to help with habitat improvement. $21,000 was granted this year alone. This donation is tax…