2024 Minnesota Grouse Dog Assoc. Youth Stake

Jun 6th, 2024 | FT Results and Reports

Our spring quail trial was held on May 18 – 19 on the Four Brooks WMA, about 10 miles north of Milaca, MN. A highlight of this trial is the Youth Event where our club members’ children get an opportunity to handle dogs around a small course with birds planted in launchers. Some of the kids do all the handling of the dogs, flush birds and shoot their blank pistol while others rely on a […]

2024 Pinewoods BDC ~ John Abbott Youth Trial ~ Walking Stake 

Mar 17th, 2024 | FT Results and Reports

Sunday, March 17, 2024 Pinion Point Plantation, Quitman, GA  We were excited to have 6 kids compete in our 1st Annual John Abbott Youth Trial Walking Stake. This was a first-time experience for all of these kids to handle a bird dog. Our judges, who graciously gave their time to watch the dogs and young handlers, were Chris Mathan, of Pavo, GA and Carli McFalls, of Quitman, GA. Manager of Pinewoods Plantation and president of […]

2024 Pinewoods BDC ~ John Abbott Youth Trial ~ Horseback Stake

Mar 17th, 2024 | FT Results and Reports

Sunday, March 17, 2024 Pinion Point Plantation, Quitman, GA Pinewoods Bird Dog Club held our 1st Annual John Abbott Youth Field Trial at the glorious Pinion Point Plantation in Quitman, GA on March 17, 2024. 13 kids were drawn for the horseback portion of the trial and were eager to compete on that beautiful St. Patrick’s’ Day. Of the 15 dogs entered to run, we had 8 females and 7 males; all of which were […]

2024 Southern FTC Youth Field Trial

Mar 16th, 2024 | FT Results and Reports

March 16, 2024 Nilo Plantation, Albany, GA The Southern Field Trial Club held their first annual Youth Field Trial on the splendid Nilo Plantation in Albany, GA, on March 16, 2024. We were so excited to have 16 kids compete their dogs that glorious Saturday; some for their very first time. There were 19 Pointers and 2 English Setters that ran with their young handlers. All the kids did a superb job and were supported […]

2024 Butch Bennett Memorial Youth Trial

Mar 10th, 2024 | FT Results and Reports

Sunday, March 10, 2024 Old Meridian Plantation, Tallahassee, FL Once again this wonderful youth trial was blessed with perfect weather and another large gallery of enthusiastic supporters. Entrees included handlers who have run dogs here on Old Meridian Plantation (formerly Hales Place) since the trial’s inception in 2018 as well as several first time handlers. Youth field trials are really lighting up in north Florida and Southwest Georgia…due to the efforts of local field trial […]

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, […]

2024 Inaugural Running ~ Round Pond Youth Field Trial

Jan 21st, 2024 | FT Results and Reports

Sunday, January 21, 2024 Round Pond Plantation, Leslie, GA This first annual Round Pond Youth Field Trial ran on a particularly chilly Sunday. Despite that, an enthusiastic crowd of field trialers came and braved the cold. Seven handlers and eight dogs competed in four braces. The trial was run over three beautiful courses that meander over the extensive grounds of Round Pond Plantation. A special thanks to everyone who put in time, dedication, and energy […]

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 […]