The Australian Terrier Futurity is designed to encourage & reward the breeders of Australian Terriers. Without the breeders there is no future for out breed.
The Futurity provides a platform for breeders to showcase their young dogs & bitches produced through their breeding programs. It also allows breeders to express confidence in the quality of a particular breeding. The recognition of quality Australian Terriers is important for breeding programs to flourish.
The Futurity is a non-regular competition at the ATCA National Specialty for young dogs & bitches that recognizes & awards those Australian Terriers that most closely conform to the approved breed standard. Classes usually offered are: Junior, 6-12 month; Intermediate, 12-18 months; and Senior, 18-24 months. Dogs and bitches are judged separately throughout the Futurity competition with a Best Dog in Futurity and Best Bitch in Futurity selected at the end.
A Futurity is almost identical to a conformation show except that no championship points are awarded to the winners & only nominated animals can compete. The competition requires a series of nominations from a breeder & payment of associated fees by the breeder and/or owner of the Get prior to the date of the Futurity.
Aussies entered in the Futurity may not be shown by professional handlers, members of the handlers family, or by employees of the handler unless the handler is the owner of the Aussie.
Please consider donating to the Futurity. Your name will be included in the Futurity catalog as a donor. Donations provide medallions, cash prizes and other prizes.
The below forms are sent to the Futurity Chair.
You must STILL include the Futurity class on your entry form (under additional classes) whether it is by mail or on the Superintendent website. The fee for the Futurity that goes to the Superintendent is a separate fee and not part of the below forms and fees.
Click on the photo to see that years Futurity Catalog
Camaroo’s By George I’ve Got It (George)
Owner: Carole Morse
Breeders: Carole Morse & Ellison Armfield
18-24 Month Dog Class
Dreamtime Blue Moon Cirque du Soleil (Sunni)
Owner: Kelli Williams, Steve Williams & Jeanne Popovits
Breeders: Marilyn Harban & Rita Farmer
12-18 Month Bitch Class
Sambel Luv That Augie At Marblearch (Augie)
Owner: Pat Zupan, Claudia C. Coleman & Alexa Samarotto
Breeder: Alexa Samarotto & Claudia C. Coleman
12-18 Month Dog Class
The Farm’s Spirit of Rock And Roll (JJ)
Owner: Nancy Tibbett
Breeder: Sheila Dunn
6-12 Month Bitch Class