National Specialty entries close 10/15/2014!

Just a reminder to anyone who has not yet entered the 2014 ESSFTA National Specialty at Purina Farms, Gray Summit, MO, entries close on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at 12 noon, Central Time!   We have conformation with regular and non-regular classes, of course, as well as sweeps and veteran sweeps, brace, Junior Showmanship, two obedience trials, two rally trials and team obedience.  You can enter online at

If you are interested in ordering merchandise, please do so now!

You can get all the info from our website at

Come join us and enjoy!!!

Sue Ellen Healy
National Specialty Chair

Announcing Winners of 2013 Multi-Titlist and Special Recognition

Pass the word! The Multi-Titlist and Special Recognition Award Winners for 2013 have been posted to the ESSFTA website. If you know any of the winners, please CONGRATULATE them on their wonderful achievement.

You can see the list by going to the Annual Awards page, then clicking the different awards for 2013.

Award winners—please review your dog and address information. To ensure proper engraving and delivery, email corrections by **Aug 15** to Awards will be shipped directly to you by August 30.

The Multi-Titlist and Special Recognition Awards are the most popular annual awards for parent club members. If you and your dog would like to win one this coming year, please see the award criteria at

Kathy Pierce
ESSFTA Awards Committee

2014 ESSFTA Annual Membership/BOG Meetings

Committee meetings - Friday, May 2, 2014
Membership & Board of Governors Meetings - Saturday, May 3, 2014

Hilton Garden Inn Charleston Airport
5265 International Blvd
North Charleston, SC 29418

A block of rooms is reserved under the ESSFTA name and a direct link for making reservations within this block of rooms is:

If you are a member and have issues that you would like to have discussed at the meetings, check in with your Regional Governor or an appropriate club Officer.

Hope to see you in North Charleston.  For most of us, this should offer a significant improvement in weather from what we've been suffering through!

Pheasantfest 2014

Pheasantfest 2014 starts tomorrow at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, WI.  Hope you can make it to the show.  Please come by and visit the ESSFTA booth!