March 01, 2015
 

Welcome To NSTRA's Website!

The National Shoot To Retrieve Association (NSTRA) was founded by a group of dedicated bird hunters looking for a way to extend the fun they enjoyed with their bird dogs after their season ended. Field Trials, under hunting conditions, were the answer. Field Trials provide an extended the season, a sportsmanlike environment and competition with others who enjoy bird dogs.

The Association was incorporated in 1978. NSTRA is a non-profit association with service to the members and sportsmanship as its goals.

This site is intended to assist you in becoming a new member and to provide all members with current information including Championship Trial results, Dog Records, Regional Data and Field Trial Schedules.

We hope you will visit our site often and tell your friends to visit too. Consider Membership in NSTRA. Attend a NSTRA trial in your area. You can find trial listings for you area on our NSTRA Regions Page.



NSTRA News!

Entry Date: Jan 19, 2015

 The deadline for Trial of Champions entries is March 9, 2015.  Remember that if you're dog is registered with UKC by March 1, 2015, the entry fee for that dog will be waived.  You can download a fillable entry form here and a UKC registration form here.  We have also posted the entries received in the office here and will update this list on a weekly basis.

Entry Date: Jan 9, 2015

Michigan Out of Doors television visited a MI Region field trial at Craven Farms to see just what NSTRA is all about.  Todd Craven, Pat Carlson, MI Region President, and Scott Townsend, 1st VP National, do an excellent job of explaining what we do and why we do it.  Great job guys!  View the video here.

Entry Date: Dec 15, 2014

The 2015 Trial of Champions will be held April 22-25 in Amo, IN.  Entry forms are due in the office by March 9, 2015.  You can download an entry form here.  Remember:  If your dog is registered with UKC by March 1, 2015, your entry fee for that dog will be waived.  You can download a UKC registration form here.

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There are currently 30 NSTRA Regions serving our members in the lower 48 States and Canada. Click a region on the map above to view an image and info of that region's champion.

Field Trials

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“Live”, near real time, updates are now available on our Trials Pages.