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.

 

Montgomery 2019
GCH TNC’s Gone With the Win of Singing Hills
Bruce and Caron Jones

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.

What’s Happening

  Dear ATCA Members,  After several days of quite intense and thoughtful online discussion the ATCA Board has decided not to pursue the creation of a substitute event for the cancelled Montgomery show. Rather, we will all direct our energies and resources toward our Floating Specialty Show in March, 2021 in Fort Worth, Texas and, […]

The Montgomery County Kennel Club show scheduled for October 4, 2020 has been cancelled.

Airedales Strutting Their Stuff!