Jack Russell Terrier Club of America (JRTCA)
The purpose of the Jack Russell Terrier Club of America (JRTCA) is to preserve the versatility, working ability, unique character, and physical and mental soundness of the Jack Russell Terrier, to protect the terrier through the JRTCA’s principles, unique registration process, and ongoing educational efforts and to maintain the working heritage of the Jack Russell Terrier.
Searchable Trial Database
New – The trial results database includes complete results from every JRTCA sanctioned trial from 1997 to present, a collection of trials from 1990-1996, every JRTCA Nationals from 1990-1996, and conformation, GTG and racing championships from JRTCA Nationals from 1983-1989.
JRTCA Sanctioned Trial Results
- Thaw Your Paws I January 13, 2018
- Thaw Your Paws II January 14, 2018
- Texas Two Step XXIV March 10, 2018
- Texas Two Step XXV March 11, 2018
- Heart of Virginia I March 17, 2018
- Heart of Virginia II March 18, 2018
- Spring Fever I April 7, 2018
- Spring Fever II April 8, 2018
- Spring Fox Frolic XVII April 21, 2018
- Spring Fox Frolic XVIII April 22, 2018
- Mason Dixon V April 28, 2018
- Mason Dixon VI April 29, 2018
- Carolinas Spring Classic I May 5, 2018
- Carolinas Spring Classic II May 6, 2018
- Yankee I May 19, 2018
- Yankee II May 20, 2018
- JRT Museum Benefit Trial I June 16, 2018
- JRT Museum Benefit Trial II June 17, 2018
- Rainier Hunt Classic XXXII July 7, 2018
- Taneytown Terrier Trial I July 7, 2018
- Rainier Hunt Classic XXXIII July 8, 2018
- Taneytown Terrier Trial II July 8, 2018
Gallery of Champions
Trials provide an opportunity for Jack Russell Terrier owners to get to know each other, get together with terrier friends and in general have a good time with their terriers. They also provide the necessary opportunity to see breeding stock from around the country. This interaction between fellow breeders, as well as between breeders and other JRT enthusiasts, fosters continued improvement in the breeding of quality terriers. View photos of 2018 Conformation Champions and 2018 Performance Champions from JRTCA terrier trials.
These top terriers and their owners are honored in the club newsletter, True Grit, and also are awarded the JRTCA Bronze Working Terrier Medallion for Special Merit in the Field.
Working Achievement Awards
To earn a Working Achievement Award for Continued Field Service, the Terrier must earn 6 certificates over multiple years. These 6 certificates can be to one or all of the JRTCA approved quarry. At least one of the 6 certificates has to be earned after the Terrier is 6 years old. Certificates earned for a Bronze Medallion will count toward the Working Achievement Award.