YFTA regrets to announce that an alternate date for the 1st Annual Round Pond Youth Classic could not be found. The needed club members to put on the event are not be available during February’s busy field trial schedule and the club does not want to conflict with other regional youth field trials in March. Thanks to all the junior handlers who entered…everyone was excited about the great entry. The date for the 1st Annual […]
Gun Dog Standard for Youth Field Trials Most field trialers*/upland bird hunters have a good idea of what a Gun Dog Standard is aside from the dog not requiring to be steady to flush and shot. In Youth Field Trials, young handlers are evaluated on their ability to handle their charges. They are permitted a helper who on occasion may have to round up a dog that has strayed too far in the enthusiasm to […]
Congrats to all the winners and all the kids who ran their dogs in the Bama Quail Youth Stake held on Sunday December 6, 2020. Seven braces were run… see Events for the drawing. 1st place: Rook handled by Braden Renfroe 2nd place: Jane handled by Claire Street 3rd place: Dot handled by Addison McDuffie
Finally, we’re live! Thanks to all the patient supporters of this new website and this project which aims to encourage kids and young adults around the country, Canada and elsewhere to become involved in our wonderful sport of pointing dog field trials. This website aims to help spread the word and connects field trial clubs and field trailers so they can share their experience hosting and conducting youth trials and training events. Happy Field Trialing!