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"Nationals" News & Notes

Posted on : Tuesday February 28 2017

2017 UFTA Nationals Amateur Pointing Champion crowned........Matt Behe and his dog Slick, continued the dominance that propelled them to the High Points Championship for both the Open and Amateur Pointing Divisions in the regular season to capture the Amateur Pointing National Championship at Wayne Fitzgerrel State Recreation Center in Whittington, IL. Matt and Slick out paced the rest of the field with two 3 minute runs in Mondays final runoff. Two days prior, a field of over 150 dogs and handlers from all over the U.S. including last year's Champion Randy Brown and Hannah, perennial favorites like Scott Deuel, Bernie Berkinholz and Paul Vaughn and new comers like David Register and Cody Calvert began qualifying to reach the finals. Over two days of competition, the field was narrowed down to 35 for the final runoff. Below are the 10 Ten Placements for the event.

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"Nationals" News & Notes

Posted on : Tuesday February 28 2017

2017 UFTA Nationals Amateur Pointing Champion crowned........Matt Behe and his dog Slick, continued the dominance that propelled them to the High Points Championship for both the Open and Amateur Pointing Divisions in the regular season to capture the Amateur Pointing National Championship at Wayne Fitzgerrel State Recreation Center in Whittington, IL. Matt and Slick out paced the rest of the field with two 3 minute runs in Mondays final runoff. Two days prior, a field of over 150 dogs and handlers from all over the U.S. including last year's Champion Randy Brown and Hannah, perennial favorites like Scott Deuel, Bernie Berkinholz and Paul Vaughn and new comers like David Register and Cody Calvert began qualifying to reach the finals. Over two days of competition, the field was narrowed down to 35 for the final runoff in unseasonably warm temperatures for late February in southern Illinois, Monday, February 27th, 2017. Although Matt and Slick lead from the start, the competition for 2nd through 10th place was tight until the very end. Below are the 10 Ten Placements for the event.

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"Nationals" News & Notes

Posted on : Monday February 27 2017

February 26th, 2017.....

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"And It Begins"

Posted on : Saturday February 25 2017

On the eve of the 2017 Nationals Amateur Pointing Qualifying, all the handlers gathered at the conference center at the Rend Lake Golf Resort to get the low down on the next day's competition. The eve of the first official event of this year's Nationals will surely bring some restless nights for some of the competitors, both rookies and old pros as they ponder all the hours of preparation, their draws, the level of competition, the weather, the wind, strategy, etc.

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2017 UFTA Nationals Registration

Posted on : Wednesday February 22 2017

Registration for all competitors / all divisions will be open 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. February 23rd - March 1st, 2017 at the Rend Lake Golf Resort main office. Please make this a priority upon your arrival.

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2017 Nationals Qualifying Run Order

Posted on : Monday February 20 2017

Qualifying Run Orders for Amateur Pointing, Open Flushing, Doubles Flushing and Seniors. Open Pointing and Doubles Pointing will be drawn later this week once the board members can assemble at the event. Click on each of the links below to see the run orders for each division already drawn.

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UFTA Nationals Special Green Fees Rate

Posted on : Friday February 17 2017

Given the unseasonably warm weather this year in southern Illinois, the folks at Rend Lake Golf Resort are offering a UFTA Nationals Rate for golf during the week of the nationals. So for those of you looking for something else to do in the afternoons after your runs are in the books for the day, give them a call to schedule your round. They do have clubs available if you don't have space to bring your own.

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2017 Nationals Event Schedule - Final

Posted on : Friday February 17 2017

Click here for a official schedule of events for the 2017 UFTA Nationals, hosted by Rend Lake Golf Resort, Whittington, IL. You will also receive this in the Event Program when you register at the Nationals next week.

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Pheasant Hollow Winery Welcomes UFTA

Posted on : Monday February 6 2017

The fine folks at the Pheasant Hollow Winery cordially invite all UFTA Members to their facility just minutes away from Rend Lake Golf Resort on February 28th, from 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. for a "Welcome UFTA Night". Come out and join in for a nice evening with one of the local merchants of the area wanting to welcome us to their community. In addition to wine, they also have a nice selection of brand name beers to choose from and appetizers will be served. For those interested, tours of their winemaking facility will be available.

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2016 Championships Earned

Posted on : Friday January 27 2017

The runs are in, the miles traveled, and the results are in.......Congratulations to all those handler / dog teams that earned championships in 2016. Job well done!

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