Category: Announcements

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…
10 Jun 2017 News > Announcements

Invitational Points & Win Certificates

Not seeing your dog’s Win Certificate?… or are your dog’s Invitational Points not awarded or incorrect?

Win Certificates that are displayed in the Dog Win Database as well as the Invitational Points standings are as current as the Essential Data Forms that are received in the AFTCA office. Typically, Essential Data Forms (EDFs) are reviewed, approved and posted within three business days of being received in the AFTCA office or posted online.

Almost without exception the primary reasons for Win Certificates or Invitational Points not being accurately accounted for are:

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01 May 2017 News > Announcements

2017 AFTCA Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting will be held in Lexington, KY on the weekend of June 22, 23, 24.
Committee meetings:  Thursday, June 22, 3:00 pm.
Trustees meeting:  Friday, June 23, 8:30 am.
Open meeting: Saturday, June 24 5:00 pm.
Purina Awards banquets: Friday and Saturday evenings

29 Mar 2017 News > Announcements

Please Be Patient!

Please be patient as AFTCA Secretary Piper Huffman learns the new system and enters wins from recent Essential Data Forms. It will take some time for her to check all the Invitational Points your dogs have earned. If you don’t see them now, please check back in a few days. Our new online auto-fill EDF will prevent much of the inaccurate or difficult to decipher data that was previously sent to the AFTCA.

27 Mar 2017 News > Announcements

Welcome to the New AFTCA Website

This new AFTCA website was designed to be a critical hub of information for our individual and club members. Its format will allow membership to more effectively receive, communicate and publish information of interest and concern to all. To say the least it has been a challenging endeavor, made possible by web design/development firm, The Sportsman Cabinet. The talent and efforts of TSC team have produced features that you will find extremely supportive of your membership.