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AFTCA, Frank LaNasa

AFTCA New Website Launch

We are pleased to announce that the Amateur Field Trial Clubs of America will launch a completely new website at in early March.

The launch will highlight an on-going project that is automating many of the AFTCA’s office tasks. The new office software will seamlessly interact with the new website, providing a powerful tool for member clubs and amateur field trialers all across the AFTCA regions.

The website boasts a comprehensive dog win database display and the ability for field trial chairpersons or secretaries to input not only the essential data (names of winners and their placements) from their recently completed field trials but for website members to manage the data on their own dogs, including online Win Certificates.

With this launch, we recognize that the AFTCA website is an ongoing project and will be expanded to meet the needs and of the membership.



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