20 Jul 2021 News > Annual Meeting Minutes

2021 Trustee meeting minutes

Amateur Field Trial Clubs of America, Inc. Via Conference Call June 24, 2021 President Rick Stallings welcomed all Trustees to the Amateur Field Trial Clubs of America annual meeting of 2021. He thanked everyone for taking the time to join the meeting via conference call. The group was advised that the meeting was being taped for the purpose of constructing the minutes. President Rick Stallings asked for the roll call.…
09 Jul 2021 News > Top Amateur Handler

Top Amateur Handler, Changes for this season

  Changes to this season’s AFTCA’s Top Handler’s Challenge for the Blue Award The Top Handler Award Committee has voted to implement 4 changes to the Award to keep it on track with its primary objectives.  Those four changes that are affective immediately are: Starting in the 2021-2022 season 30 Minute Amateur Derby Stake placement points, hosted by Member Clubs, will be included in the Top Amateur Handler award calculations.…
17 Jun 2021 News > Uncategorized

2020-2021 AFTCA Top Handler Award

Thor Kain wins the 2020-2021 AFTCA Top Handler Award   During a season full of unique challenges Thor Kain from Carbondale Pennsylvania handled 4 setters to an impressive 442 point total for wins in 30 minute Amateur All Age and Amateur Shooting Dog stakes held by Member Clubs to distance himself from a competitive field and win the AFTCA 20-21 Top Handler Award.  Thor will be awarded the Top Handler…
05 Jun 2021 News > Announcements

June 24, 2021 AFTCA Open Meeting

The AFTCA Open Meeting will be held Thursday June 24, 2021 at 5:00 PM ST via conference call. If you would like to be a part of the Open Meeting please call: Dial-in number, 978-990-5075 Access Code, 1484155 If you don't get on the call first try please try again. There will be a lot of people calling in at the same time. I encourage you to call the number…

2021 National Amateur Chukar Shooting Dog Championship

National Amateur Chukar Shooting Dog Championship By Jared Tappero   The 2021 AFTCA National Amateur Chukar Shooting Dog Championship was co-hosted this year by the Bay Area Bird Dog Club (BABDC) and Region 11 of the AFTCA. This amateur championship stake is run annually, and alternates between Regions 9, 10, and 11 respectively; being run at either Prairie Wind Ranch, near Payette, Idaho (Region 9), Imperial River Cattle Ranch, near…
27 May 2021 News > Championships ~ Drawings

2021 National Amateur Chukar Shooting Dog Championship

National Amateur Chukar Shooting Dog Championship April 17, 2021 – Red Rock, Reno, Nevada Judges: Joe Gower, Newcastle, CA Jarry Walton, Reno, NV Braces: 1. (T) Painted Owyhee Sagebrush, PF Handler: Bridget Ledington (B) Love Train, PF Handler: Ton Griffin 2. (T) Painted Molly, PF Handler: Jim Ledington (B) Elhew See Me Charm’m, PM Handler: Todd Schaaf 3. (T) Tucalota’s Rebel Rush, PM Handler: Ed Mayhew (B) SB Always Dreamin,…
12 Apr 2021 News > Championships ~ Drawings

2021 International Woodcock Championship Drawing

International Amateur Woodcock Championship Meredith, MI   April 16, 2021 Judges: Ben Mergens and Justin McGrail 1a. Springspond C’Note, SM, Michael Brown 1b. Grouse Trails Cracker Jack, PM, John McKellop 2a. Vitali’s Grouse Ringer T, SM, Gary Vitali 2b. Nobodies Shadow, SM, Bob Wheelock 3a. I’ll Be Back, SM, Norm Meeder 3b. Double Duece Butters, PM, Doug McMillen 4a. Faith Maximum Justice, PM, Ken Delong 4b. Snyder’s Pioneer Scout, SM, Ken…

2021 National Quail and Derby Championship Report by William Smith

Quail and Derby Championship William Smith   The 100th Running of the National Amateur Quail Championship began on March 1st on the historic grounds formally known as Dixie Plantation in Greenville, Florida. The name has been changed but to field trailers this extraordinary place will always be known as Dixie. This is the second year that the trial has returned to Dixie after a two year absence to allow for…