2023 Kevin’s Southern Game Fair

YFTA thanks Kathleen and Kevin Kelly for their tremendous support of our field trial sport over the past eight years, ever since the very first of their successful and tremendously popular “Southern Game Fair” that celebrate our wonderful sporting life! 4 years ago after the launch of YFTA, was the first time youth handlers were invited to participate in the Pointing Dog Demo that was part of the first game fair in November of 2016, […]

Field Trials Come to the Sunbelt Expo!

The Sunbelt Agricultural Expo is an annual trade show held in Moultrie, Ga. Referred to as “North America’s Premier Farm Show”, it boasts approximately 1200 exhibitors showcasing the latest in farming technology as well as livestock and equine demonstrations. Thousands of visitors come from all over the country. The 45th Expo was held from October 17 thru 19th, 2023.  All time favorite field trial enthusiast and avid horsewoman Maria Bassham (Quitman, GA) through her position as […]

2023 Kevin’s Southern Game Fair

Youth Field Trial Alliance has been invited to participate in the wonderful Kevin’s Southern Game Fair once again this November! We’re making plans for that…we’ll be looking for youth field trialers to do the pointing dog demo again. YFTA is grateful to Kathleen and Kevin Kelly for their loyal support from day 1! Kevin’s is a unique American small business featuring upland clothing and products found nowhere else, including their great Kevin’s shotguns. Their stores […]

YFTA Pointing Dog Demo at the 2021 Kevin’s Southern Game Fair

Thanks to Kathleen and Kevin Kelly of the wonderful Kevin’s Fine Outdoor Gear and Apparel for inviting us back again to participate in the 5th annual Kevin’s Southern Game Fair held on the gorgeous campus of Greenwood Plantation in Thomasville, Georgia.  This year’s field trial pointing dog demo included pointing and backing, training collars, field trial horses and roading dogs off horseback. A PDF handout on the topics of scent, nutrition and conditioning dogs, along […]

2019 Kevin’s Southern Game Fair

Youth Field Trial Alliance (a Strideaway project) was invited to present the pointing dog demo at the 4th annual Kevin’s & Holland and Holland Southern Game Fair held on the beautiful campus of Thomasville, Georgia’s Greenwood Plantation campus. Big thanks to Greg Blair and Purina Pro Plan for sending us one of their great tents and product that gave us a truly professional look! The four junior handlers did a fantastic handling their dogs for […]