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

2023 NBHA National Free for All Championship

NBHA Nat’l Free for All Championship

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2022-2023 Northern Regional Championship

Championship Winners (l to r) Chris Fields, Garry Malzone, Jillian Stuhr with CH Pure Confidence, Deb Dlobik, John Dlobik, judge Mike Vicari, Greg Blair with RUCH Brook’s White Hot Blaze James Woods, judge, Frank Vicari, Brian Lick, Tom Waite and Ken Millikin.

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North Missouri Field Trial March 24th results

North Missouri Field Trial, Open Derby winners. (l to r) Jillian Stuhr with the winner Indian Creek Pineapple, Dr. Willian Wright with 2nd place Milomix Blaze, and Dan Draffen with 3rd place Ms Belle. In the back, Garry Malzone, Joe Zimmer, Judge Robert Warner, and Judge Tim Penn

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NBHA Midwest Regional Championship results

Midwest Regional Championship winners (l to r) Jillian Stuhr with Champion Indian Creek Sprout and Tim Penn with Runner-up Champion Griff's Express. In the back, Garry Malzone, Judge Craig Hiatt, Judge Danny Draffen, Justin Crook, and Brian Stockrahm.

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NBHA Companion Stakes & Region 7 Amateur WSD Ch.

Region 7 AFTCA Walking Shooting Dog Championship & NBHA Companion Walking Stakes

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2023 Breeders CH, Futurity, & Kilgore Puppy Classic Report

This year's National Breeders Invitational Championship was held on the beautiful grounds of the Grovesprings Sportsmans Association in Grovesprings Missouri. We drew 36 dogs for this championship and started Wednesday February 15th. Our judges for this year were Mark Livingston from Central City Iowa and Ken Chenoweth from Fairgrove Missouri.

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