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Congratulations to Jim Keller!

For handling the first AND second place dogs at the 2014 National Open Championship, as well as handling the 2014 National Open High Point dog, NAFC FC AFC CNAFC CFC CAFC Flushingwing Annie, and winning the Hogan Award as the high point professional handler.  What a year for you, Jim, and for Wildwind Kennels, well done!

2015 Bird Dog Hall of Fame Inductees

Congratulations to the 2015 Hall of Fame inductees:

Mr. John Isaacs

FC AFC CFC Ru-Char's Jr. Regent

The Induction Ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. on February 7, 2015 at the Bird Dog Hall of Fame in Grand Junction, TN.  The two Hall of Fame field trials to celebrate the annual inductions will run February 4-7, 2015.  Premiums and other information will be posted at as it becomes available.

Field Trial Hall of Fame Selection Process

Field trialers:  please take a few minutes to review the attached document outlining the selection process for persons and dogs.  Your input is needed to make sure that worthy individuals, human and canine, are brought to the attention of the committee for consideration.  Thank you in advance for your participation in this process.  If you haven't yet visited Grand Junction to see the Hall of Fame, it's definitely worth the trip!


Pass the word! Most of the 2012 Annual Award Winners are now posted on the ESSFTA website.

Please take a look by going to the Achievements --> ESSFTA Awards page.

If you recognize any of the winners, please take the time to congratulate them on their wonderful achievement!

The Versatile Springer, Dual Championship, and Owner-Breeder Handled FC/AFC awards will be announced in May. Applications for these awards are still open. They are due on April 30, so hurry to submit these applications.

If your dog won a Multi-Titlist or Special Recognition Award, it will be shipped directly to you in May. Please check your shipping address as directed on the website.

There are awards available for all event types and all levels of competition. The Multi-Titlist is one of the most popular award for parent club members. Find out if your dog is close to winning an award this year. Award descriptions can be found on the awards webpage.

For questions on awards, please contact:

Kathy Petregnani, Awards Committee Chair


Alvin Eng, Awards Committee