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.

2018-2019 NBHA Championships

Listed in chronological order. The spring schedule allows you to "make the swing" and hit them all! Please note that some Regional CHs were renamed to accurately reflect their location.

National Amateur Invitational
Inola, OK. Nov. 30-Dec 1, 2018

Southeast Regional
South Carolina Dec. 7-9, 2018

National Amateur
Grovespring, MO. Dec. 14-15, 2018

Central Regional (Formerly North-Central)
North Carolina January 10-13, 2019
(Held in NC due to scheduling conflicts)

Southern Regional (Formerly Mid-South)
Jet Pep, AL, Jan 18-19, 2019

National Free for All
Berea KY. Feb. 28 - March 3, 2019

National Open Championship
Dancyville, TN. March 6-10, 2019

Western Regional
Inola, OK, March 15-17, 2019

National Open Invite, Futurity/Kilgore Puppy Classic
Pyramid State Park, Pinckneyville, IL. March 22-26, 2019

Midwest Regional
Felger Farm, MO, March 29-31, 2019

Northern Regional (Formerly Northeast)
Central WI, April 3-7, 2019


NBHA National Amateur Invitational Championship

Posted on : Saturday December 8 2018

NBHA 2018-2019 National Amateur Invitational Championship winner is French's Wizard of Oz (SM) owner / handler Brian French. Runner-up Champion is Briar in My Boot (VM) owner / handler Justin Hess.

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Turn them loose 2018-19

Posted on : Monday October 8 2018

“Turn them loose” started the 2018-19 NBHA trial season with Southwest Missouri Walking Field Trial club hosting the first trial on September 15th. With warm weather 62 dogs came to the line to compete kicking off the new season. Listing of NBHA trials can be found on the home page under the tab “Field Trial Schedule”. Trials will continue to be added to the schedule as the season continues into the spring.

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2018 NBHA Western Regional CH

Posted on : Thursday May 10 2018

The NBHA Western Regional was held for the second time at the McFarlin-Ingersoll Ranch in Inola, Oklahoma open March 9th and 10th, 2018. The Tulsa Bird Dog Association hosted the championship with help from property owner Winn Ingersoll and of course the horseback guys over at Oil Capital Field Trial club.

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