22 Aug 2014 News > Announcements

President’s Comments – T-5 Recovery Device

Having had a few inquiries about the recent recommendation for approval of the Garmin T-5, hopefully the following will clear up any confusion on this topic.

The Garmin T-5 has been approved by both the Field Dog Stud Book and the AFTCA for use in competition during the 2014-15 field trial season.

President’s Comments

 A new season will “officially” open Monday, August 18, 2014 with the commencing of the National Amateur Pheasant Shooting Dog Championship in Circle, Montana. A great entry of 48 was drawn for this stellar event! Updates and results will be available on the AFTCA website as available.

02 Aug 2014 News > Annual Meeting Minutes

2014 AFTCA Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of Trustees of the Amateur Field Trial Clubs of America Inc., was called to order by AFTCA President Jim Crouse at 1:00 p. m., Thursday, June 19, in the Thoroughbred Center, Lexington, Ky.

Trustees were advised that the meeting was being taped for the purpose of constructing the minutes.

02 Aug 2014 News > Championships ~ Winners

2014 All-Age & Shooting Dog Invitational Championship Winners

The National Amateur All-Age and Shooting Dog Invitational Championships are for the top 12 dogs that earn the most points in invitational points trials throughout the field trial season.  Last years All-Age Invitational Championship was held at Ames Plantation in Grand Junction, TN and the Shooting Dog Invitational at Neil and Sandy Walkers, Round Pond Plantation in Leslie, GA. Both of these venues will be where these Championships will be held again in 2014.