Dixie Trace Youth Handler of the Year!

Jun 3rd, 2023 | Awards and Scholarships

Congratulations to Reese Green for her Dixie Trace Youth Handler of the Year award and Kira Jenkins for Runner-Up Youth Handler of the Year! The awards were presented at the Dixie Trace Annual Banquet held on June 3rd in Albany, GA.

Dixie Trace FTA Youth Handler of the Year Award

Jun 5th, 2021 | Awards and Scholarships

Congratulations to Brayden Renfroe for his win of the 2020 – 2021 Dixie Trace Youth Handler Award…and thereby the $1,000 scholarship! Unfortunately Brayden was not able to make it to the Dixie Trace Banquet. The Runner-Up winner, (and last year’s winner) Addison McDuffie was at the banquet with her family to accept the R-U award. Brayden and Addison have been at it for some time and we’re proud of them both. Watch out Field Trialers!!!

Establishment of Torben Hansen Scholarship Trust

Announcing the establishment of the Torben Hansen Scholarship Trust which will award Youth Field Trial stake winners in the Northwest region of the US with financial assistance in the secondary education opportunity of their choice. Scholarship recipients may use the funds in pursuit of accredited university academics, trade school programs, and apprenticeships. Launched by the National Chukar Championship Association, their goal is “to incentivize participation in field trials and ensure a bright future for our […]

Dixie Trace FTA Youth Field Trial Scholarship Program

Jan 31st, 2021 | Awards and Scholarships

A scholarship of $1000 will be awarded to the Youth Handler of the Year. Handler points will be  calculated in the same manner as other handler awards are determined. The scholarship will be payable upon that student’s graduation from high school and enrollment in an institution of higher learning. • All youth trials must be advertised in the American Field. • Students must be 17 years and under to participate as a youth handler. • Our season is […]

Dixie Trace FTA Youth Handler Award

Oct 6th, 2020 | Awards and Scholarships

Congratulations to the winners of the first annual Dixie Trace FTA’s Youth Handler Award. The Winner is Addison Mcduffie from Cecil, Alabama, the Runner-Up is Bennett McFay from Blakely, Georgia. In the middle is Joe Rentz, President of the organization. The Dixie Trace Field Trial Association represents 37 field trial clubs in the Southeastern United States. Several of the member clubs in Georgia and Alabama host youth field trials for which points are calculated for the […]

The Hartley Carter Foundation College Scholarship Awarded

Aug 10th, 2020 | Awards and Scholarships

Miss Emily Strickland of Minter, Alabama has been awarded the 2020 Hartley Carter Foundation College Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually to recipients of the Alabama Youth Handler of the Year Award after they graduate from high school and continue their education in college or trade school. Emily was the Alabama Youth Handler of the Year for the 2014-2015 season. She was 13 at the time. Emily will now be attending Mississippi State University this […]

2019-2020 Alabama Youth Handler of the Year

Jun 11th, 2020 | Awards and Scholarships

Congrats to Brayden Renfroe of Bullock County, Alabama for his win of the 2019-2020 Alabama Youth Handler of the Year! Alabama has a long history of hosting Youth Field Trials. Check out this article by field trailer Darron Hendley for complete details! Renfroe Claims Alabama Youth Handler Title