Wolfhound and IWCA News

AKC Titling Requirements Temporarily Amended for Obedience, Rally and Agility

07/18/2020

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.

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Jill Bryson Awarded the 2019 Outstanding Sportsmanship Award

06/15/2020

Jill Bryson with hound Woopie

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.

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IWCA 2020 The National That Never Was - Souvenirs Available!

05/28/2020

The IWCA 2020 The National That Never Was Zazzle store is now open!

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Top Performance Irish Wolfhounds in 2019 (Video)

04/30/2020

Top Performance Irish Wolfhounds in 2019

The IWCA congratulates all of the top performance Irish Wolfhounds from 2019.

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IWCA 2021 National Specialty

04/20/2020

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.

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IWCA 2020-2021 Board Elections Underway

04/20/2020

IWCA 2020-2021 Board Elections Underway

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.

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Update on 2021, 2022, 2023 National Specialties, 2020 Balloting, 2020 AGM

03/30/2020

Update on 2021, 2022, 2023 National Specialties, 2020 Balloting, 2020 AGM

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.

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ASFA Hall of Fame Inductees

03/27/2020

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. 

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IWCA Specialty Reservation Cancellations

03/18/2020

IWCA 2020 National Specialty CANCELLED

Updated information about reservation cancellations.

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March 17 Announcement - IWCA 2020 Specialty Show Cancelled

03/17/2020

IWCA 2020 National Specialty CANCELLED

It is with deep regret that we are announcing the cancellation of the 2020 Irish Wolfhound Club of America’s National Specialty.

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