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"Success Stories at the HOF Trials: Jeff's Journey to Victory and Scott's Return to the Field Trials"

The HOF field trials in February are known for their unpredictable weather conditions. Participants often face any combination of rain, ice, snow, and rare occasions when the sun shines. Unfortunately, our event was not spared from these difficulties. Despite the initial luck of having two sunny days at the beginning of the trials, the remaining days were plagued by heavy rainfall. As a result, I was not able to gather as many photos of the entire event as I would have liked. However, we made the best of the situation and focused on making the most of the opportunities that presented themselves.

Todd managed to utilize the nice days at the trial site to get some valuable puppy training time in. The puppies also thoroughly enjoyed their clicker and treat sessions and learning more about being on the chain gang.

Our most joyful moment was in the second HOF Amateur trial, where Jeff Keller and Frasier received first place. Frasier's outstanding performance not only earned him the first-place but now he is an AFC (Amateur Field Champion) with two wins and a second-place. Our group is so thrilled to celebrate this fantastic achievement for Jeff and Frasier. Their perseverance, dedication, and hard work have paid off, and we are delighted to see their success.

Congratulations To Jeff & Frasier!!

Dixie x DJ Pup

In 2017 at the HOF trials Todd won with Alder & Dibbs got fourth in the puppy & Alan won the Open Cocker with Kermit plus got second place in the second trial and got the gunners award. In 2019 at the HOF trials Todd won with DJ & Scott won the Amateur with Dibbs. Great memories!!

Additionally, we would like to extend a warm welcome back to Scott and Jennifer, who have returned to field trials with their newly acquired dog, Rex. They are still establishing a working relationship in the field, but we have high expectations for their future endeavors. We anticipate great things from Scott and Rex in the future.


Congratulations to our dear friend Mike Wallace on his induction into the HOF.

So many great things that you have done for this game.


The Great One~Delmar Smith

Always a great joy to see this wonderful man...



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