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Amateur Field Champion (AFC) Title

Pointing Breeds:

10 points at 3 trials, with at least one win of 3 points of or better in Amateur All-Age
Amateur Gun Dog
Amateur Limited All-Age
Amateur Limited Gun Dog
No more than 2 points in Amateur Walking Puppy
No more than 2 points in Amateur Walking Derby

Field Championship points are credited from first place in the following Amateur Stakes:
Amateur All Age;
Amateur Gun Dog;
Amateur Limited All-Age;
Amateur Limited Gun Dog.

only 2 points are allowed from:
Amateur Walking Puppy
Amateur Walking Derby

Brittany - Must have 3 points or better in Amateur All-Age, Amateur Gun Dog, Amateur Limited All-Age or Amateur Limited Gun Dog at a trial held by a Brittany Club.

German Shorthaired Pointer, German Wirehaired Pointer, Vizsla or Weimaraner - Must win at least 4 points in Amateur Retrieving Stakes at a club trial

German Wirehaired Pointer or Weimaraner must pass a Water Test under 2 judges, handled by an Amateur at Specialty Club Event


Win a National Championship Stake, Handled by an Amateur or

Win 15 points with at least one win of 5 points or better in:
Open All-Age
Limited All-Age
Special All-Age
Amateur All-Age,
Owner handler All-Age or Restricted All-Age Stakes
Not more than 5 points be awarded in trials not open to all breeds of retrievers.


English Springer Spaniel, Cocker Spaniel or English Cocker Spaniel - Must win 1 of the following:
1 National Championship Stake or
2 Amateur All-Age stakes at different trials with at least 10 starters in each stake or 1 Amateur All-Age stake and 10 Amateur Championship points with 10 starters in each stake