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Joining Tulsa Bird Dog Association represents the best value for your dollar in upland hunting and dog training. Literally, you can’t spend better money than the $40 annual dues to join TBDA. Yup, that’s right. Just $40 a year. Let that sink in and then read about what you get for your money here . . .

2020 Gun Dog of the Year

Congratulations to the Tulsa Bird Dog Club’s 2020 Gun Dog of the Year, Sassy, Owner/Handler Rusean Hardman. The Puppy of the Year is…

TBDA Meetings

Meetings, due to covid 19 restrictions, have been placed on hold. We are hoping 2021 will be a better year and will update as soon as possible.

News

April 3rd Field Trial Results

1st place Gun Dog Sassy with Rusean Hardman Owner and Handler

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Brace Pairings 4-3-21 Field Trial

Brace Pairings 4-3-21

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Trial Results 3-20-21

Gene Gray & Joe

Saturday 3-20-21 was the first day of spring, the equinox, where the day lite hours and night hours are equal. It’s like an alarm clock for the prairie, everything comes out of the winter sleep and stirs to life. This last Saturday did not disappoint, with a clear sky, a nice breeze and, at 34 degrees at 8am, comfortable temps. It did get warmer later in the day and the full water barrels, thanks to Gene and Darrell, were put to good use. Rusean Hardman and Duece had a great run early and said, “OK match that”. Gray and Joe did just that but did it a minute and 33 seconds faster to the first find, and won the tie. Rusean knew the score to beat and when he and Sassy, the TBDA Dog of the Year, hit the field just before lunch and they got close, real close. They had a nice back but Sassy missed out on a retrieve and fell 5 points short, but she was fast, real fast, to that first find at 57 seconds. Tom Alexander and Truper took 4th while Tom Krause and KC came in 5th, with Mick Gill taking 6th in the last brace of the day. Rusean Hardman took that same determination onto the Puppy field and took 1st place with Ruby, while last weeks first place pup, Larry Naas’s Gunner, came in 2nd and Keith Lindsay’s Namoi took 3rd. We had a nice tortilla warp from Harp’s for lunch and everything ran really smooth with Larry Naas keeping everyone on time and keeping score, while Doug Cross really helped with some timely bird planting. Tom Krause left a dog at home and filled in at Judge without a complaint, despite a couple of train wreaks with backing dogs, marked and scored on birds staying on the field, and dogs that wanted to run to the horizon. Our thanks to Purina our great sponsor who provided the winning dogs Pro Plan Sport, to provide our athletes some good nutrition. Thanks also to Philip Ezell for providing the birds which flew great, and as always the Oler Family for the use of their wonderful little piece of he prairie. Our next, and last, trial of the spring is 4-3-21, Easter weekend thanks to the delay caused by our snow and ice storm, but looking forward to another wonderful spring day. Hope to see you there.

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Brace Pairings 3-20-21

Brace Pairing 3-20-21

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3-6-21 Field Trial Results

James Parnell & Sis
1st place Gun Dog

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Brace Pairing for 3-6-21 Trial

Pairings 3-6-21

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First Spring Field Trial Postponed

Due to the weather being very unspring like, our first trial has been postponed and shifted to the end of the season. Spring trial #1 will now be held on April 3rd. If you had already registered please reregister for this new date.

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11-7-20 Trial Results

Gene Gray & Joe

Gene Gray & Joe 1st place in Gun Dog

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November 7th Brace Pairings

11-7-20 Brace Pairings

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10-24-20 Trial Results

Willy in tall grass finding that bird

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