2024 Sedgefield Youth Field Trial Report

Feb 25th, 2024 | FT Results and Reports

By reporter Katie Bell Varner This year’s annual Sedgefields Youth Field Trial ran on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at the Greenway Sportsman’s Club in Union Springs, Alabama. The trial is run over two beautiful courses that meander smoothly over the gorgeous hunting preserve owned by the Mike Green family. A special thanks goes out to everyone who put in their time, energy, and money into making this youth trial possible. Bob Johnson with B&B Tack, […]

2023 Panther Creek/Mike Reynolds Memorial Field Trial

Dec 9th, 2023 | FT Results and Reports

1st place – Bo handled by Addison McDuffie 2nd place – Mae handled by Sterling Woodruff 3rd place – Ted handled by Shelby Street Top Dog Junior division – Jack handled by Hayes Green Thank you to our judges Morgan Brewer and Ted Roach and Anna Grace Tompkins-reporter Mindy Taylor Mcduffie

Bama Quail Youth Trial Report

Dec 7th, 2023 | FT Results and Reports

Bama Quail Youth Trial December 3, 2023 Bama Quail Club, Tuskegee, Alabama Congratulations to all the kids that participated in the Bama Quail Youth Field Trial on Sunday, December 3, 2023 in Tuskegee, Alabama. This was the 21st consecutive Bama Quail Youth Trail on these grounds making it the longest consecutively run youth field trial on the same grounds in America! We had a great turnout of support for the kids and the sport they […]

2023 Black Belt Youth Field Trial

Nov 15th, 2023 | FT Results and Reports

Another fabulous youth stake held on Burnt Branch Plantation, Ochlocknee, GA thanks to Eddie and Carole Sholar and crew…Greg Shepherd, Kojac Wynn and Andrew Campbell. Thanks to Jim and Mary Ann Womack for judging. This was the second youth trial of the weekend of November 11-12 giving youth handlers another opportunity to learn to handle their bird dogs. For Kira Jenkins of Boston, GA, it was her third day bird doggin’ as she and Daley […]

2023 Nancy Pearce Youth Field Trial

Nov 14th, 2023 | FT Results and Reports

Dixie Trace Field Trial Association’s newest member, Pinewoods Bird Dog Club, held their inaugural running of the Nancy Pearce Youth Field Trial on November 11, 2023 at the beautiful Pinewoods Plantation Jeff Arnold in Monticello, Florida.  7 dogs were entered to run with their youth handlers that Saturday morning. It was a bit unseasonably warm when we turned the first dogs loose, but birds were in abundance which made for an exciting morning for the […]

2023 Butch Bennett Memorial Youth Trial Report

Mar 28th, 2023 | FT Results and Reports

A more pleasant spring afternoon could not have been dreamed of to complete the Red Hills field trial calendar. This was the second annual youth trial named in memory of beloved field trialer/plantation manager Butch Bennett who succumbed to a long illness in 2021. This was, however, the 5th running of this popular youth trial hosted by the GA/FL Invitational Field Trial Club on these beautiful grounds—manicured for quail, owned by the Roberts family of […]

2023 Sedgefields Youth Field Trial Report

Mar 1st, 2023 | FT Results and Reports

Reporter: Maria Bassham Sedgefields Youth Trial was held at the beautiful Greenway Sportsman Club grounds on February 18, 2023. 18 canine athletes were entered and run by 9 enthusiastic kids. Of the 18 entries, 16 were Pointers and 2 were GSPs. We want to thank Mike Green for allowing these kids to run on the club grounds. Jan Green provided us with a wonderful warm lunch and birthday cake was served to celebrate Addison McDuffie’s […]

Tommy Traylor Memorial Youth Trial

Nov 20th, 2022 | FT Results and Reports

The 2nd annual Tommy Traylor Memorial Youth Trial was held November 12, 2022 on the beautiful grounds of Conecuh Station. Eight 20-minute braces consisting of 9 youth handlers, (3 of which were in the 12 and under Alabama Junior Division) and 16 bird dogs (1 Setter, 2 German Shorthairs, & 13 Pointers) ran that Saturday.  In attendance for this memorial trial was Tommy Traylor’s wife, Kay Traylor;  brother, Toby (Uncle Doc) Traylor;  daughters Melissa Lewis and […]

2022 Muckalee Creek FTC Youth Stake ~ Report

May 23rd, 2022 | FT Results and Reports

The second annual youth stake hosted at Burnt Branch Plantation in Ocklochnee, Georgia was run during the Muckalee Creek FTC’s trial. Back to back trials are held on the beautiful grounds of Burnt Branch each spring through the generosity and hard work of Eddie Sholar with help from his wife Carole, Greg and Ashley Shepherd, and Kojac Wynn. The southwest Georgia field trial community is deeply grateful to Eddie for his love of and active […]

2022 Butch Bennett Memorial Youth Field Trial ~ Report

May 23rd, 2022 | FT Results and Reports

The Butch Bennett Memorial Youth Field Trial was held on March 19, 2022. Hosted by the Georgia/Florida Invitational Field Trial Club it was run for the 4th time on the beautiful Hales Place Plantation outside Tallahassee, Florida. The trial was renamed this year in honor of Butch Bennett, great friend to many a field trialer in the southwest Georgia region. On October 21, 2021, Butch sadly succumbed to an illness he had fought for a […]