History of the National Amateur Free-for-All Championship

Many thanks to Darron Hendley whose many National Shooting Dog Championship catalogs from past years, Tony Gibson and Bernie Matthys of the American Field for other pertinent materials and information used to compile the historic of this important amateur championship still held on the grounds it was founded on, Sedgefield Plantation, Union Springs, Alabama. If anyone has additional information or corrections, please let us know.  National Amateur Free-for-All Championship

15 Dec 2019 News > Announcements

AFTCA Announces the Land Contribution Program!

The Board of Trustees is excited to bring a new program to member clubs of the AFTCA. This is a potential tax benefit to landowners that allows clubs to host trials on their land and use their facilities. During the 2019 annual meeting, the AFTCA Board of Trustees approved a new program to provide private landowners an In-kind Tax-deductible Contribution for the value of the preparation and use of their land and facilities for the purpose of conducting a field trial by a current AFTCA member club.

Top Amateur Handler Award Update!

We are thankful to Purina for taking the lead and providing “Blue Ribbon” sponsorship of this National Awards Program. Their quality foods power many of the handler’s dogs competing. If you’re looking for a quality dog food consider Purina, thousands of amateur handlers already are!