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 […]

YFTA 2023 Accomplishments

Recapping some of YFTA’s 2023 accomplishments: •  Maintained Events & archived News web pages, published reports and photos from youth stakes we attended as well as those we could not. •  Maintained Social Media pages: YFTA FB and Instagram, FB Strideaway Group. •  May/June 2023 issue of Sporting Classics, YFTA story by outdoor writer Tom Davis. •  Reached out to field trialers around the country re: youth trials, Ambassador Program, initiated Youth Judging Apprenticeship Program. […]

Pinewoods Bird Dog Club

Jun 15th, 2023 | Announcements, Trial Info

Congrats to the newly established Pinewoods Bird Dog Club near Monticello, FL. The new club was voted on to become part of the Dixie Trace Field Trial Association at their annual meeting this month.  Jeffery Arnold, manager at Pinewoods — a big supporters of youth field trials — is planning to host 2 Dixie Trace FTA Points Youth Trials on Pinewood Plantation, one this November and one March, 2024. Stay tuned for the details!

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.