Wolfhound and IWCA News
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.
Updated information about reservation cancellations.
It is with deep regret that we are announcing the cancellation of the 2020 Irish Wolfhound Club of America’s National Specialty.
The IWCA Show Oversight and National Specialty chairmen met today to discuss whether to cancel the 2020 national specialty scheduled for May 19, 2020 in Ashland, Nebraska.
As I write this, a snowstorm has added a new layer of white to our Colorado valley, and it’s about halfway between Thanksgiving and Christmas. When you read this, New Year’s Day will be well past. However, 2020 should still be young and time to think about resolutions for the new decade.
Osteosarcoma remains the number one killer of Irish Wolfhounds and afflicts many of our young hounds. The IWCA is supporting a research project "Ge...