2023-2024 Top Handler Awards

Ken DeLong wins the 2023-2024 AFTCA Top Handler Award Ken Delong of Greenville, Michigan, handled his 4-year-old Brittany male  KDel’s Eagle Mountain Hotshot and 9-year-old pointer female Faith’s Maximum Justice to 10 Amateur Shooting dog placements during the past field trial season.  This is a repeat win for Ken Delong, who also won this award for the 2022-2023 season. The top points earners from each region are recognized below.  Each…

2022-2023 Top Handler

  Kenric DeLong wins the 2022-2023 AFTCA Top Handler Award Kenric Delong of Greenville Michigan handled his four dogs to an impressive 20 placements with a 593-point total to distance himself from the balance of the field in the just-concluded field trial season. Ken’s placements occurred continuously throughout the season while attending  17 different AFTCA member club trials.  His KDel’s Eagle Magnum Hotshot Brittany male placed 8 times for 294…
19 May 2022 News > Announcements

2021-2022 Top Handler Award Winner and Regional winners

         Rodney Shoemaker wins the 2021-2022 AFTCA Top Handler Award Handling his four derbies to seven different club derby events Rodney Shoemaker of Kearney Kansas accumulated an impressive 355 total topping all amateur handlers during the just concluded amateur season.  Rodney placed his HP Social Distancing three, HP Dirty Dancing three times, HP Shockwave twice and HP Shots Fired an impressive five times for a total of…

Top Amateur Handler Award Update!

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