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The National Bird Hunters Association Mission


The National Bird Hunters Association is a group of dedicated bird hunters interested in the development and competition of class foot handled bird dogs. The organization encourages fair competition, sportsmanship and the enjoyment of the outdoors thru fellowship with like minded bird hunters who share our interest in field trialing bird dogs.

Announcements

2021 Futurity and Kilgore Puppy Article

Posted on : Friday April 30 2021

This year’s 35th NBHA Futurity was held at Robert E. Talbot Conservation area near Mount Vernon, MO. We drew 16 entries from as far away as New Jersey, South Carolina, and Wisconsin. We started Friday February 26th at 8:00 am. The weather was perfect for handler and dogs. Our judges would be Tim Penn from Edina, MO and Andy Neria from Savonburg, KS. These judges were picked for their open-minded views. There's a lot of things for these gentlemen to look at.

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2021 Breeders Invitational Article

Posted on : Friday April 30 2021

The Breeders Championship would start Wednesday March 24th, 2021 at the beautiful grounds of Talbot Conservation area located near Mount Vernon, MO on Missouri off Highway 96. The judges for this prestigious event would be Tim Penn from Edina, MO and Andy Neria from Savonburg, KS. We drew 25 dogs for this Championship. With a planned kick off at 8:00 a.m. the birds planted, and the weather was cool with a slight breeze. This is not just an ordinary trial with certain criteria needed to be qualified to run so, we did have to turn a few dogs away.

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Eastern Regional Champion results

Posted on : Tuesday April 20 2021

All of us at the National Bird Hunters Association (NBHA) would like to extend our gratitude to all the sponsors. Purina Dog Food for all that it does for the field trial sport. Park Cities Quail Coalition (PCQC) for the funding, research in the upland birds, and conservation. They support and raise money to make sure our kids, grandkids, and even great-grandkids have a future in the sport we enjoy. Garmin for all the support over the many years, they provided a TT15 collar for the NBHA Eastern Regional Ch. winner. Mule Brand Clothing for their support and of the NBHA Regional Ch. gift certificate, printing NBHA tee shirts and Judge’s jackets. Gun Dog Central for hosting our NBHA website and support over many years. Gun Dog Supply for their continued support with gift certificates. Mark Dunlap with Thunderstruck Kennels for the two dog stake out system for the winners. The Cypress Creek FTC provided had hats & tee shirts for participants.

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