Thursday, December 10, 2015

BSFTC Annual Meeting

The Big Sky Field Trial Club will host it's annual meeting at 11am on Saturday, December 12th at Famous Dave's BBQ. Located at 1230 North 7th Avenue in Bozeman. The BSFTC has a separate room reserved for the meeting. 

  • Take North 7th Avenue exit
  •  go South toward Bozeman's Main Street through the stop light at Oak Street
  • The restaurant will be immediately on the left, in the old KMart parking lot. 
Call if you have any questions 406-539-380

Sunday, August 23, 2015

2015 National Amateur Pheasant Shooting Dog Championship

Ch - Touch's Katrina - Austin Turley 
RU - Gin N  Tonic  Live Wire - Dave Noelle 

From left: front row - Michelle Turley, Austin Turley w/Touch’s Catrina, Mike Robbins, Dave Noell w/Gin N Tonic Livewire, Michelle IcIltrot, Brad McCardle, Shannon Grady-Nygard. Back row - Joe Schaefer, Chris Potter, Jason Lafrance, Nard Bailey, Joe Rentz, Pat Lockhart, John McIltrot (judge), Todd Mann (judge).

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Montana Open Shooting Dog Derby

The announcement for the Montana Open Shooting Dog Championship appeared in the issue of July 18, page 2, the trial starting on August 26. After the ad was submitted it was learned that the Purina Awards Committee had approved the Open Derby as a points stake for the Shooting Dog Derby Award.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

BSFTC Open SD Classic Companion Stakes winners

Open All Age Derby: Jim Adrian with Liberty's Wild and Free, John Mahoney with Touch's Lady Liberty, Darrel Curtis with Manteo's White Ivy; behind Chris Perkins, Josh Sutherland, Kim Sampson, Gerry McLarney, Tom Nygard, Michelle Sutton, Dave Noell with his Blue Solo Cup, Austin Turley, Rich Heaton, Doug Favor, Lilian Favor, Shannon Nygard, Mike Robbins, and Mike Mathews

Open Shooting Dog Derby:  John Mahoney with Olfactor, Jim Adrian with Touch's Lady Liberty , and Darrel Curtis with Manteo's White Ivy

Open All Age: Allen Davis with Mountain Lulu, Gerry McLarney with Poncho's Monte Carlo, John McIltrot with Touch's Hailstone

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Big Sky Open Shooting Dog Classic

Open Shooting Dog Classic: Touch's Diamante (1st) with Austin Turley, Railita (2nd) with John McIltrot, IB Sweet Jane (3rd) with Lilian Favor; behind Chris Perkins, Josh Sutherland, Rich Heaton, Jim Adrian, Michelle Sutton, Tom Nygard(judge), Michelle Turley, Darrel Curtis, Glenn Conover(judge), Dave Noell. Doug Favor, Shannon Nygard, Mike Robbins, and Mike Mathews

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

2015 Big Sky Open Shooting Dog Classic

Details for the Shooting Dog classic to be held in Circle, MT as follows:

Dates:  May 1-3, 2015
Entry Fee: $90.00, One hour stake

Judges: Tom Nygard and Glenn Connover

Drawing: 4/27 7:00 pm at the home of trial chairman Austin Turley

1st/ Sport Dog - Pro Hunter 2525
2nd/ Ruff Tough Kennels - Dog kennel
3rd/ Leather Tack - Heskett Saddleworks

Tuffys and Nutri Source dog food to all placements, Thanks to Larry Nelson and Mintana Mills.

Accompanying stakes:

Open AA derby - 30 minutes - $30
Open AA- 30 minutes - $35
Open shooting derby - $30

Entries to Trial chairman Austin Turley
Phone:  (406) 860-7161

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Region 14 AFTCA Annual Meeting

This is the weekend of the annual meeting of the Amateur Field Trial Clubs of America, Region 14. We comprise Alberta, Saskatchewa, and Montana. The meeting is in Lethbridge, Alberta again this year. The location is the Lethbridge Lodge, 320 Scenic Drive South. Phone #: 403.328.1123. The meeting kicks of at noon (MST) and ends at 5:30 pm. Dinner is at 6:30 pm.