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Silken Windhound Lure Coursing : Events

Upcoming Events

The ASFA Trial Schedule consists of a complete listing of upcoming ASFA trials, along with premiums for these trials.

 

Notable Events

April 1, 2014

The Silken Windhound became a fully recognized breed of ASFA, following a landslide affirmative vote at the Annual Convention of Delegates in Dallas, TX.

March 1, 2013

The International Silken Windhound Society (ISWS) became a full status Member club of ASFA, having met all membership requirements.

July 8, 2012

All-breed ASFA trial hosted by the International Silken Windhound Society (ISWS), at Prado Regional Park in Chino, CA. This was the second ASFA all-breed trial hosted by ISWS, with total entry of 40 hounds.

June 3, 2012

"Silkenfest" - Silken Windhound National Specialty Trial, hosted by the International Silken Windhound Society (ISWS), at Hanover Shoe Farms in Littlestown, PA. This was the second ASFA National Specialty trial hosted by ISWS, and a great success, with a Silken Windhound entry of 53 hounds (and an additional 17 entries in nonregular stakes).

March 1, 2012

Silken Windhounds officially become an ASFA Provisional breed. Silken Windhounds from this date forward run in regular stakes and are now eligible to compete for Best of Breed.

September 11, 2011

All-breed ASFA trial hosted by the Silken Windhounds of California (SWC), at Kirigin Cellars in Gilroy, CA, with total entry of 30 hounds.

September 10, 2011

First all-breed ASFA trial hosted by the International Silken Windhound Society (ISWS). This was an All-Breed ASFA Trial, at Kirigin Cellars in Gilroy, CA, with total entry of 27 hounds.

May 22, 2011

Third ISWS Expert Courser (EC) title awarded to "Czar" Kristull Jaromir, owned and loved by Mike and Kathy Leach. Czar was also one of the first five Silken Windhounds to have earned an ISWS Field Championship.

May 15, 2011

Second ISWS Expert Courser (EC) title awarded to "Dan" SpringLane Kristull Dancer (Rowlette/Childs). This was also the first ISWS Expert Courser title earned by a male, and Dan already holds the honor of having earned the first ISWS Field Championship.

May 9, 2011

"Silkenfest" - Silken Windhound National Specialty Trial, hosted by the International Silken Windhound Society (ISWS), at Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, CA. This was the first ASFA National Silken Windhound Specialty trial hosted by a Silken Windhound club. It was also the first trial officially hosted by the International Silken Windhound Society (ISWS).

December 12, 2010

First all-breed ASFA trial hosted by a Silken Windhound club! This was an All-Breed ASFA Trial, hosted by Silken Windhounds of California (SWC), at Kirigin Cellars in Gilroy, CA, with total entry of 59 hounds.

November 1, 2010

"Boofest" ASFA Silken Windhound Specialty Trial, hosted by Silken Windhounds of California (SWC), in Gilroy, CA. This was the first ASFA trial hosted by a Silken Windhound club.

October 3, 2010

* First ISWS Lure Courser of Merit * title awarded! "Ella", Tangaloor Eleanor of Rubia, owned and loved by Rick and Cindy Wolpin.

October 2, 2010

First ISWS Expert Courser (EC) title awarded to "Ella", Tangaloor Eleanor of Rubia. Ella started lure coursing in 2009.

April 30, 2010

SWC (Silken Windhounds of California) becomes an ASFA Affiliate club, the first Silken Windhound club to gain the ability to hold ASFA field trials.

April 25, 2010

ISWS (International Silken WIndhound Society) holds it's first ASFA Fun Run at Silkenfest, the Silken WIndhound National event.

February 20, 2010

ISWS (International Silken WIndhound Society) becomes an ASFA Applied club with the ability to hold ASFA Fun Runs.

December 1, 2009

Silken WIndhounds accepted as a Limited breed into ASFA, allowing them to begin participating in ASFA trials in the Limited and Singles stake.

September 13, 2009

First European Silken Windhounds earn coursing instinct certifications.

October 19, 2008

First Silken Windhound earns the ISWS Field Champion title! "Dan" SpringLane Kristull Dancer (Rowlette/Childs), participated in the first ever Silken Windhound lure coursing trial in 2007.

July 7, 2007

First Silken Windhound lure coursing trial, using ISWS rules (based on ASFA) and hosted by BGCC.

April 21, 2007

First Silken Windhounds are coursing instinct certified, evaluated by two ASFA judges in Ohio.

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