Westminster Kennel Club

Best of luck to all of the Springers competing at the Westminster Kennel Club show, and to their owners and handlers!

A special shout out to the Junior Handlers competing, and in particular to our members - Kawai Nahoopii, Aaron N Burlingame Jr., Emily Montoya, and Lauren Giampapa.  We're rooting for all of you, and wishing you a terrific experience.

2014 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The Bird Dog Museum Hall of Fame Committee has announced its selections for the 2014 induction ceremony.  Congratulations to Jeffrey W. Miller, DVM and to NFC FC AFC G and D Prince Edward, "Eddie," owned by Don & Joanne Mock.

Details regarding the induction ceremony in Grand Junction next February will be posted once they become available.

Updated lists re: Field Trial Judging Apprenticeship Program

Kathy Nestor, the ESSFTA Apprentice Program Administrator, has provided updated lists of Apprenticeship Program graduates (currently licensed to judge) and those who are currently eligible to apprentice.  You'll find the lists, as well as information regarding the program, here: https://essfta.org/resources/judges-directory/essfta-field-trial-licensed-judges-and-apprentice-judge-list/ .  Please contact Kathy if you have questions or updates to this information.  Thanks, Kathy, for your efforts in administering this valuable program!

Quarterly Ranking Now Available on Website

Quarterly rankings currently published in The Spotlight and other publications will now also be posted on the ESSFTA Website. Rankings are for Breed and Group standings, Obedience, Rally, and Agility.

From the ESSFTA home page, go to the Achievements menu and click Quarterly Rankings.

Kathy Patregnani
vinewoodess@hotmail.com