Our annual field meet will be held in Oneonta NY this year, at the Quality Inn located at 5206 State Highway 23 Oneonta NY 13820. A block of rooms has been reserved for our event at the special price of $79 per night.

Call them today to reserve yourself a room. (607) 433-2250

Our guest speaker will be Hannah Majewski. Hannah is a falconer and a PhD candidate in Literary Studies and Medieval Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A voracious and active scholar, and falconer, Majewski's areas of study and publication include Old Norse Literature, Avian-Human Relations and Women and Gender studies. Majewski has presented previously on a variety of topics to other falconry clubs, and we are very pleased to have her attending and speaking to the club at the 2022 Field Meet.

2022 Field Meet Schedule


  • 12pm - Registration & Weathering Yard Open
  • 12pm - Sunset – HUNTING
  • 5 pm - Registration & Weathering Yard Closed
  • 5 pm - Fundamentals of Falconry, 101: Perfect for interested beginners, great way to meet new people
  • 6 pm  Pizza Party! Great way to meet new folks and greet old friends


  • 7 am –  Registration & Weathering Yard Open
  • 7 am - Various hunting groups coordinated privately, or via forum or FB
  • 10 am - Coping class: Learn to do beaks and talons 
  • 12 pm - Lunch hour
  • 2 pm – Raptor equipment Basics (anklets, jesses, leashes, etc.)
  • 4 pm -Registration & Weathering Yard Closed
  • 4:30 pm - Membership Meeting (fully dues paid members only)
  • 6 pm - Banquet, guest speaker and raffle

We host an annual field meet, generally the first weekend of November each year. We focus on trying to keep this meet in a central location with respect to state residents, and encourage all falconers to attend. In addition to field activities, we have classes on husbandry, proper field care, guest speakers, videos, lectures, and of course - our annual banquet and benefit raffle!

Register for the 2022 Field Meet & Banquet Nov 4-6

Meet fees are $50 at the door, or $45 if prepaid in advance. Banquet fees are $30. Select the option you want from the dropdown below.

Field Meet Fees
Photo by Dillon Berrus, taken at 2019 NYSFA falconry banquet