Events

The New York State Falconry Association
2018 Fall Field Meet

Oneonta NY November 2nd - 4th

Friday November 2nd

 

8:30AM - 4:30PM:  Meet Registration  New for 2018! – Register for the meet and earn a chance to win a carved feather from NYSFA member, Master falconer and award winning carver, Al Jordan!

6:00PM:  Membership Social New for 2018! - A variety of fun food stations, including soup, tacos, grilled cheese triangles, mac & cheese, pizza & chicken wings (free for those that have registered for the meet)

7:00PM:  An Evening for Apprentices – New for 2018! Workshops for falconers, new & old
 

Saturday November 3rd


8:30AM - 4:00PM:  Meet Registration


4:30PM - 5:00PM:  NYSFA Board meeting. Open to all current NYSFA members


6:30PM:                 

  • Grand Buffet dinner & banquet
  • Guest Speaker:  International Master Falconer, Stuart Rossell, sharing images & stories from falconry meets around the world!
  • The ever-popular NYSFA Raffle! 

Sunday November 4th


8:30AM:  NYSFA Round Table Meeting
 
 

Meet Fees:

NYSFA members.................$30.00
Non-NYSFA members.........$35.00
Banquet Fee........................$34.00
 

Hotel Accommodations & Information

 

*** Please Note:  The Holiday Inn Express has recently become The Quality Inn. (Same owners, same staff, same great hotel.) Be sure to mention that you’re attending the NYSFA Annual Field Meet, and receive our special rate of $79.00 per night.

Phone number:  607.433.2250
Address:  5206 NY 23, Oneonta, NY.  13820
Staff contact for our meet:  Kayla Barlow 
 

Hawking in the Oneonta area


Among the many hills that stretch into the region, fertile, flat valleys and farmland abound in the Oneonta area – and with them come suitable sites to hunt squirrel, rabbit, turkeys, small avian prey and more.

  • Region 4 Director Charley Koop is the resident expert there, and he has secured several large private sites for us.
  • Charley’s property, located just 20 minutes from the hotel, will be the site for the release of pheasants, for those who choose this option.
  • The Oneonta region is also home to several state parks that are available to us for this meet.
  • In addition, we will be providing all meet participants with area road names and route numbers that offer good “free style” hunting. As always, we recommend that you knock on local doors, introduce yourself and ask permission to hunt the property first.

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