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


This is no gamble ladies and gentlemen!

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2024 Annual Auction Fundraiser Announced

The NBHA are thrilled to announce an extraordinary auction, offering the chance for the winning bidder choice of one (1) puppy from one of three upcoming blue-blooded litters from renowned breeders and competitors, Haney's Kennel of Mr. Chris Cagle Sr. and Mr. Chris Cagle Jr.!

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Blair's Witch Project to Hall of Fame

The National Bird Hunters Association would like to formally announce the 2023-2024 Hall of Fame Induction Class.

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2023-2024 Dog & Handler of the Year Awards

The National Bird Hunters Association is thrilled to announce and celebrate the highly esteemed Dog of the Year and Handler of the Year awards for the 2023-2024 Field Trial Season.

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2023-2024 Annual Meeting & Awards Announced

The 2023-2024 National Bird Hunters Association meeting and awards banquet is scheduled for Friday and Saturday July 26th and 27th.

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"Rocket" Launched at Midwest Regional

Setter female CATES ROCKET GIRL launches championship success for owner David Cates and Chippewa Valley Kennels professionals Zach and Andy Erne in the 2023-2024 Midwestern Regional Championship at the Whetstone WMA near Williamsburg, MO.

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