Wolfhound and IWCA News
A special treat for those of you that love Irish Wolfhounds and are interested in lure coursing.
Through the end of the year, the AKC has eliminated the requirement that two different judges are required for the titles that require three qualifying scores (legs) to earn the titles.
The IWCA is proud to announce that the 2019 Outstanding Sportsmanship Award was given to Jill Bryson. With Jill’s passing in December, It was to be accepted by Mary Perry at the National Specialty.
The IWCA 2020 The National That Never Was Zazzle store is now open!
The IWCA congratulates all of the top performance Irish Wolfhounds from 2019.
The 2020/2021 National Specialty Chairmen and the Show Oversight Committee announce that the 2021 IWCA National Specialty will be held in Ashland, Nebraska during the week of May 24, 2021. Exact dates will be announced at the IWCA Annual General Membership meeting on May 20, 2020.
Voter information letters for the IWCA 2020-2021 Board election were mailed to all active voting members by our voting service, Simply Voting. Many of you already received this letter in today’s mail.
Following the difficult but necessary decision to cancel the 2020 National Specialty, the IWCA Board of Directors met on March 28, 2020 to discuss the specialties for future years.
The American Sighthound Field Association (ASFA) Hall of Fame honors hounds that have achieved outstanding performances or records in the sport of lure coursing, as well as those individuals who have donated a great part of their life to improve and promote the sport of lure coursing for sighthounds. During the 2020 ASFA Annual Convention of Delegates, Jill Bryson and Irish Wolfhound Stoneybrook Brynmair Kinealy - Lucy - were among those inducted into the ASFA Hall of Fame.