About The Airedale Terrier Club of America
The Airedale Terrier Club of America (ATCA), founded in 1900, is the parent club of the breed in the United States and the official spokes-organization for the breed with the American Kennel Club.
The ATCA’s constitutional objectives are:
- To encourage and promote quality in the breeding of pure-bred Airedale Terriers and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection.
- To urge members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved by the American Kennel Club as the only standard of excellence by which the breed shall be judged.
- To educate judges about the standard of the breed as approved by the American Kennel Club.
- To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed and to encourage sportsmanlike competition at dog shows, obedience and agility trials, field and hunting events, and other types of performance competitions; and to support rescue/adoption activities.
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The Airedale Terrier Club of America ( ATCA ), founded in 1900, is the parent club of the breed in the United States and the official spokes-organization for the breed with the American Kennel Club.
Information regarding the host hotels for the Montgomery National Specialty can be found on the members only page of the website under General Club Documents. The hotels are the Hyatt House Allentown, Hyatt Place Allentown and the Hyatt House Philadelphia/Plymounth Meeting. This information was also distributed to all ATCA members via email on January 15, […]
On behalf of the ATCA Hunting and Field Committee, I would like to welcome you to our Cooley Memorial Hunt Test scheduled to take place May 21-23, 2021 in Beaver Dam Wisconsin. Our plans are not yet 100% finalized, but our plans for the three day Airedale Club event include: An ATCA Airedale Terrier Fur Tracking […]
ATCA National Specialty Montgomery County 2021