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Category Archives: Field Trials

Nominations for Hall of Fame

From: David Sandford, ESSFTA Field Vice President The Hall of Fame Nominations Committee is in the process of collecting nominations.  The committee for selecting the February 2018 nominees consists of the following members: Mhari Peschel Jess Sekey Mark Hairfield Dan …


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Farewell to Dan Langhans

Hall of Fame trainer and multiple National winner Dan Langhans passed away Monday night.  Dan is a legend in the Springer field trial world.  He was a fierce competitor and a gentleman, and he will be sorely missed.  Deepest sympathies …


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2014 National Amateur Championship

The 2014 National Amateur Championship was run at the beautiful Pyramid State Park near Pinckneyville, IL commencing December 1.  Tremendous thanks to President/Chairman George Reichert (with much assistance from his wife Arlene), Field Trial Chairman Pat Hempel, and Secretary Jan …


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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 …


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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, …


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