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All the latest from UKC regarding American Field events & Field Dog Stud Book information

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  • No Image News Sep 28, 2022 - Cockade Bird Dog Club
    The Cockade Bird Dog Club has canceled its October 7-8 trial in South Hill, Va.
  • No Image News Sep 27, 2022 - AFTCA
    The AFTCA Board of Trustees has reinstated Thomas Pastula's amateur status as of September 21, 2022.
  • No Image News Sep 19, 2022 - Judge Change
    Due to a health issue, Jeff Wallace will not be able to judge the National Amateur Prairie Chicken Shooting Dog Championship. Jarrett Bell of Troy, Mo., will take his place, joining Larry Smith. The trial begins Friday, September 23, in…
  • No Image News Sep 1, 2022 - Sep 10, 2022 - North American Woodcock Futurity
    Due to a higher than expected number of entries in the North American Woodcock Championship to date, we find it necessary to postpone the North American Woodcock Futurity. A new date and location will be announced when determined. The…
  • UKC Field September 2022 Cover Thumbnail Sep 1, 2022 - UKC Field - September 2022
    Welcome to the eighth issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • No Image News Aug 25, 2022 - Southwestern Championship
    The Southwestern Championship slated to begin August 31 in Trail City, S.D., has been cancelled due to extreme drought and fear of more fires. The landowners of the Johnson Ranches feel this is the safest thing to do. While we are all…
  • No Image News Aug 19, 2022 - In Memoriam
    Remembering those who have passed DR. WILLIAM JOSEPH MADDOX July 11, 1944 - July 30, 2022 Dr. Joe Maddox Has Passed -Submitted by Darron Hendley Undoubtedly the most beloved veterinarian in and around Troy, Alabama, peacefully succumbed…
  • No Image News Aug 5, 2022 - Updated Hall of Fame Nominations
    Submitted by peers in the field trial community. Nominations received as of 8/5/22. As of this date, nominations are now closed. For questions regarding the UKC Field Newsletter, email Gina Smith at gsmith@ukcdogs.com ***Ballots and…
  • No Image News Aug 3, 2022 - Association of Michigan Field Trial Clubs Annual Meeting and Awards
    Article emailed to Dinora Wellmann, submitted by David A. Fletcher Article received on July 27, 2022 Sunday, July 10, historic Alibi Hall on the Gladwin Field Trial Area grounds was the site of the Annual Meeting, Yearly awards program…
  • Trainer Report news Aug 2, 2022 - Trainer Reports
    In this column, hear all about conditions around the country and up-and-coming dogs. Think of it as a notebook shared among the field trial community. August 2022 Date posted: 8/2/22 Location: Pennsylvania Robert Ecker/Midnight Kennel…
  • UKC Field August 2022 Cover Thumbnail Aug 1, 2022 - UKC Field - August 2022
    Welcome to the seventh issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door! …
  • VP Announcement News Article Jul 19, 2022 - Introducing: The New UKC Vice President Team
    The appointment of former Director of National Events, Nicole Sedlecky, to UKC Vice President. The appointment of former Director of Business Operations, Sara Prudden, to UKC Vice President. Todd Kellam remains as a UKC Vice President.…
  • UKC Field July 2022 Cover Thumbnail Jul 1, 2022 - UKC Field - July 2022
    Welcome to the sixth issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and the sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door…
  • No Image News Jun 3, 2022 - Qualifying Events
    The following notice was submitted by Heather Klinck, Secretary for the National Open Shooting Dog Championship. The 2023 National Open Shooting Dog Championship will begin Monday, January 30, 2023. As per the Annual Meeting of the…
  • UKC Field June 2022 Cover Image Jun 1, 2022 - UKC Field - June 2022
    Welcome to the fifth issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and the sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door…
  • No Image News May 21, 2022 - Now Accepting Hall of Fame Nominations
    It's that time of year again. Hall of Fame nominations for those deserving dogs and personalities are open. To make a nomination, email Dinora at dwellmann@ukcdogs.com The Field Trial Hall of Fame was initiated in 1954, and since that time…
  • No Image News May 20, 2022 - Amateur Field Trial Clubs of America (AFTCA) Top Handler Award
    Handling his four derbies to seven different club derby events Rodney Shoemaker of Kearney Kansas accumulated an impressive 355 total topping all amateur handlers during the just concluded amateur season. Further reading and the top…
  • Award Winner Dragonfly May 19, 2022 - 2021-2022 Awards Season Winners
    We have reached the conclusion of a rousing competition year, with the points season ending on April 30, 2022. Below are the 2021-2022 season award winners for each category. (Photo submission for winning dogs mentioned but not pictured…
  • No Image News May 18, 2022 - Region 8 Correction
    Page 18 of the May issue of UKC Field carried the Region 8 Amateur All-Age Championship results where Game Rebel was inadvertently listed as the winner. Game Heir was named Champion of this year's running. Our apologies to owner and…
  • UKC Field May 2022 Cover May 1, 2022 - UKC Field - May 2022
    Welcome to the fourth issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and the sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your…
  • No Image News Apr 26, 2022 - Announcing the 2022 ASCFTC Annual Meeting
    The 2022 ASCFTC Annual Meeting will be held on May 20 and 21. Friday night (May 20) we will be hosting a Social in memory of Mr. Charles Young from 6 PM to 8 PM at the Mid Carolina Club house in Camden, SC. Finger food, desert, and soft…
  • No Image News Apr 25, 2022 - Mid-Coast Maine Field Trial Club
    The Mid-Coast Maine trial is scheduled to start April 30. The drawing was originally scheduled for Sunday, April 24, but due to certain circumstances the entries and drawing will be moved to Wednesday, April 27, 8:00 p.m. If you have any…
  • No Image News Apr 20, 2022 - AFTCA Top Amateur Handler
    With less than two weeks to the official end of the Top Amateur Handler season the contest is extremely tight. Only trials by member clubs that begin on or before April 30, 2022, will be counted in this season's calculations. Please have…
  • No Image News Apr 15, 2022 - Region 1 (AFTCA) Amateur All-Age Championship
    There is a judge change for the upcoming Region 1 Amateur All-Age Championship. John Stolgitis of Ashaway, R.I., will now be joined by Doug Ray of Waynesboro, Ga. This last leg of the New England's "Spring Fling" Triple Header is scheduled…
  • No Image News Apr 11, 2022 - Judge Change
    There is a judge change for the upcoming Region 13 Amateur All-Age Championship. Blake Rizzo of Ortonville, Mich., will now be joining Marc McKinley of Conklin, Mich. The trial is scheduled to begin Saturday, April 23, in Ionia, Mich.
  • UKC Field April 2022 Thumbnail Apr 1, 2022 - UKC Field - April 2022
    Welcome to the third issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and the sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, which you can now get delivered right to your door…
  • No Image News Mar 30, 2022 - Qualifications for 2023 National Championship
    The 2022 renewal of the National Field Trial Championship is in the books. Lester's Shockwave, pointer male owned by Tommy and Bonnie Hamilton of Springfield, Ky., and handled by Gary Lester, was crowned winner. Looking ahead, …
  • No Image News Mar 25, 2022 - Subscribe Today!
    Get UKC Field the newsletter delivered to your door each month. Here's how: Subscribe online through the UKC store But remember: if you had a paid log-in on the older version of the American Field website before it changed to the new look…
  • UKC Field March 2022 Cover Thumb Mar 24, 2022 - Available Now - UKC Field Newsletter - In Print!
    Available through the UKC online store platform, you can sign up for the monthly newsletter, which is to be offered in print and digitally. Get a 1-year subscription of 12 printed newsletters for $29.95. In the all-new monthly newsletter,…
  • No Image News Mar 23, 2022 - Welcome To The New Look!
    You are now on the new official American Field website. Please explore and reach out with any questions if there's something you are having a tough time locating. You will notice a new look while still having much of the same capability…
  • No Image News Mar 22, 2022 - Oil Capital Field Trial Association
    Due to numerous extenuating circumstances we are regretfully having to cancel the Oil Capital Field Trial at the McFarlin-Ingersoll Ranch, in Inola, scheduled for March 25-27, 2022.
  • No Image News Mar 17, 2022 - Judge Change
    Sean Melvin has had to withdraw from his judging assignment. Replacing him, and joining John Outlaw, will be Ashby Morgan of Hudgins, Va. The trial is scheduled to begin April 8 at the Joe King and Sons Ranch in Winnett, Mont.
  • No Image News Mar 16, 2022 - Judge Change
    Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have a judge change for the Egyptian Open Shooting Dog Championship. Jim Crayne will be replaced by Mike Jackson of Battle Ground, Ind., who now joins Chris Sellers of Selmer, Tenn. The trial begins…
  • No Image News Mar 15, 2022 - Middle Atlantic Open Shooting Dog Championship
    The Middle Atlantic will not run the Open Shooting Dog Championship this Spring due to problems coming up with a workable date, and other circumstances. We will revisit running the Championship in the Fall.
  • No Image News Mar 10, 2022 - Requirements for Field Trial Recognition
    Minimum Standards All clubs hosting trials where placements may qualify a dog for championship competition are to publicize that trial with a suitable announcement advertisement showing the following particulars: date & place of trial,…
  • American Field Generic Landscape Mar 9, 2022 - UKC/American Field Staff In The Field
    One of our highest priorities at United Kennel Club since the American Field acquisition has been to get out to some events and meet the American Field customer base and learn as much as we can about the great sport of pointing dog field…
  • No Image News Mar 7, 2022 - Changes To Heartland Open All-Age and Open Derby
    The Heartland Open All-Age (one-hour) and Heartland Open Derby (45 minutes) were previously scheduled to start Thursday, March 10, at Gentry, Mo. Current snow and projected weather conditions for this week will affect both with changes of…
  • No Image News Mar 7, 2022 - Quick Update Concerning U. S. Amateur Derby Invitational
    This summary is of the four Derbies from each Region that have points enough as of the writing to qualify to the 2022 U.S. Amateur Derby Invitational. By no means is this final or official until the points deadline on March 13! Here is…
  • 2022 National Championship Mar 1, 2022 - National Championship 2022
    The Winners' Circle. In foreground Korry Reinhart poses the 2022 National Champion Lester's Shockwave. Sometimes the last is the best. That was the case when Lester's Shockwave ran as a bye dog in the last brace of the 2022 National.…
  • UKC Field March 2022 Cover Thumb Mar 1, 2022 - UKC Field - March 2022
    Welcome to the second issue of UKC Field, UKC's newest publication, embracing the tradition and the sport of Pointing Dog Field Trials! We hope you're enjoying this new publication from UKC, and we'll have full subscription details soon so…
  • UKC Field February 2022 Cover Thumb Feb 8, 2022 - UKC Field - February 2022
    Welcome to UKC Field, a Field Trial Newsletter by UKC! You are reading the first issue, released digitally as a complimentary publication. In the coming months, subscribe to have it delivered to your door! If you continue to prefer to…
  • No Image News Feb 1, 2022 - Quick Chat with Domenick Muoio
    Hello again, everyone. I am Domenick Muoio, the UKC Hunt Test and Field Trial Program Manager. My role here with the United Kennel Club began in December 2021 and involves overseeing and managing our Hunting Retriever, Upland Hunting,…
  • No Image News Dec 17, 2021 - Mailing Address Change for UKC/American Field/Field Dog Stud Book
    We are now a few months into the historic acquisition of American Field by United Kennel Club (UKC). Our teams have merged and are working well, and now a next step in this process is the handling and processing of all mailed items. The…
  • No Image News Dec 15, 2021 - Pointing Dog Field Trial GPS Announcement
    Effective January 1, 2022, the UKC Pointing Dog Program will permit the use of GPS recovery collars at all UKC licensed pointing dog field trials per the discretion of the host club. If a club elects to allow participants to use GPS…
  • No Image News Dec 13, 2021 - Domenick Muoio Joins UKC Team
    We'd like to extend a warm welcome to our newest team member, Domenick Muoio! Domenick's role as the UKC Field Trial & Hunt Test Program Manager means he'll be attending events across the country and helping to manage how they operate,…
  • Quail Championship Invitational 2021 Winners Nov 30, 2021 - UKC On-Hand for Quail Championship Invitational in Kentucky
    This past weekend, UKC Vice President Todd Kellam was on-hand for the 2021 Quail Championship Invitational, hosted by the West Kentucky Field Trial Club, in Paducah, Kentucky. Congratulations go out to winner Ch. Touch's Fire Away, owned…
  • No Image News Sep 2, 2021 - UKC & American Field: Your Questions Answered
    On September 1, 2021, UKC announced the acquisition of American Field and the Field Dog Stud Book. When that news was made public, we received so many excellent follow-up questions. To all American Field/Field Dog Stud Book registrants and…
  • No Image News Sep 1, 2021 - UKC Announces Acquisition of American Field Publishing Company
    United Kennel Club (UKC ), today announced the acquisition of American Field Publishing Company, including Field Dog Stud Book, specializing in upland field trials for pointing dogs and field trial breeding records. The acquisition is…

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