20 Aug 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!

13 Aug 2019 News > Top Amateur Handler

New AFTCA Competition: Top Amateur Handler!

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.

17 Jul 2019 News > Purina Awards

2019 Purina Awards!

The 2019 Purina Awards were held in Nashville, TN on June 20 – 21 with the All-Age awards presented on Friday and Shooting Dog awards on Saturday. The awards weekend are a great way to spend time with fellow field trialers, meet your AFTCA trustees and attend the AFTCA Open Meeting, meet the wonderful people at Purina.

26 Jun 2019 News > Announcements

2019-2020 National Amateur Championship Calendar

Dates, venues and judges will be posted as information is received.

National Amateur Pheasant Shooting Dog Championship, Circle, MT, Judges, Alex & Eric Mauck

National Amateur Chicken (All-Age) Championship, Mortlach, SK, Canada, Sept 9, 2019

National Amateur Prairie Chicken Shooting Dog Championship, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Sept 20, 2019