2022 Youth Handler’s Seminar

Jun 21st, 2022 | Seminars

Youth Field Trial Alliance held its first ever field trial training seminar on June 11, 2022 on the beautiful Shadow Oak Plantation in Nashville, Georgia. We are grateful to Field Trial Hall of Famer, Butch Houston for allowing us the use of his wonderful facility to conduct this well-attended event. We congratulate Butch on his great setter 2013/2014 National Championship winner, Shadow Oak Bo’s recent induction to the Hall of Fame. We thank everyone who […]

YFTA Handler’s Seminar ~ Presenters

Jun 15th, 2022 | Seminars

Many many thanks to the professional trainer/handlers who conducted our Youth Handlers Seminar on June 11th at the beautiful Shadow Oak Plantation. Judd Carlton Judd grew up bird hunting with his grandfather in South Georgia. He began training as a professional in 1999 and was managing a quail plantation by the age of 25. He was introduced to field trials by Lee Phillips and Ron Deal and worked under Billy Wayne Morton and Fred Dileo. […]

Dog Days of Summer!

Aug 21st, 2021 | Seminars

The iconic Beaver Valley Pointer and Setter Club, located in Rochester Township in western Pennsylvania, held its Annual Youth Trial and Clinic on Saturday August 14. This is the second year the club has hosted this event, and it has been a very successful event; this year was no different. Ten enthusiastic youth ranging in age from 5 years old to 17 years old attended and by all accounts had a fantastic time!  After a […]

Alabama Youth Field Trial Assoc. 2021 Youth Field Trial Seminar

Jul 1st, 2021 | Seminars

The Alabama Youth Field Trial Association’s Seminar held on June 26, 2021 was on all counts a huge success. It was well organized and well attended. Most significantly, it marked a milestone in recent years of the sport of field trialing where some of the country’s most successful professionals and long-time amateurs came together with other field trailers and enthusiasts to impart of their years of knowledge to a large audience of eager to learn […]

Bird Dog Training Seminar for Youth Field Trialers!

May 25th, 2021 | Seminars

Free-of-charge, this bird dog training seminar for Youth Field Trialers will be held at Greenway Sportsman Club, 231 Jan Drive, Union Springs, Alabama on Saturday June 26, 2021 from 9:00am to 3:00pm. This event is sponsored by Purina and the Alabama Youth Field Trial Association (AYFTA) and is free for youngsters under 18 years of age and their families. A free lunch will be provided by The National Open Shooting Dog Assoc., Sedgefields Field Trial […]