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National Bird Hunters Association

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.

 
 


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Recent News

Stars Align in Missouri at Breeders, Futurity, & Classic

It was a "Sweet Sixteen" Party in the 2023-2024 NBHA Breeders’ Invitational Championship for pointer male PURE CONFIDENCE owned by Black Meadows Kennels and Indian Creek Kennels professional handler Garry Malzone. This is "Tango's" 16th lifetime championship. Runner-up champion of this years Breeder's Invitational Championship came from under the whistle of Power House Kennels professional Justin Crook for owner John Gaines in the form of pointer male UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

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A "Next Gen" Champ Out West

Ken Sauer and his pointer male KC'S NEXT GEN wins the 2023-2024 NBHA Western Regional Championship at the McFarlin Ingersoll Ranch in Inola, OK with pointer male MOHAWK MILL TRAIL WARRIOR winning runner-up for Indian Creek Kennels professional handler Garry Malzone.

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"The Breakaway Podcast" | Episode No. 10

2023 National All-Age Championship winning handler and Daniels Kennels professional Mr. Jamie Daniels of Dawson, GA joins "The Breakaway Podcast" to talk competition at the elite level, winning "on the steps" at the Ames Plantation in the National All-Age Championship, family life as a professional all-age handler, Rebel breeding, developing vs. training, and so much more.

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"Tango" Tops Southern Title

Pointer male PURE CONFIDENCE (call name "Tango") starts off the NBHA Championship circuit with a win for owners Black Meadows Kennels and Indian Creek Kennels professional handler Garry Malzone in the 2023-2024 Southern Regional Championship at the AG Preserve in Glenwood, Georgia.

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"The Breakaway Podcast" | Episode No. 9

Amateur Field Trial Clubs of America President and amateur all-age competitor Mr. Tony King joins "The Breakaway Podcast" to talk about his trek from hunter to consummate amateur competitor, a bridge through the NBHA, the AFTCA and the Purina Event Sponsorship Program, big picture items in the world of field trialing, and a whole host of other topics.

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Missouri State Classic results

NBHA Missouri State Classic, winners from left, Rod Lein with 1st place Over the Hill Merry, Kenny Snow with 2nd place Snow’s Rhiannon, and David Cates with 3rd place Roy,

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