The Great Texas Birding Classic

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19th Annual Birding Classic: April 15 – May 15, 2015

The world’s biggest, longest and wildest birdwatching tournament is statewide!

2015 Official Team List

Registration deadline: April 1st

Conservation Grant Proposal deadline: May 1st

Awards Ceremonies, sponsored by Audubon Texas: May 30, 2015, locations to be determined

Start making your plans now to join us for the 2015 Birding Classic, April 15-May 15, 2015. It promises to be even bigger and better than ever before!!

2015 Official Artwork, by Gerald Sneed

Select your team's tournament category based on your age, your ability and how much time you have to go birding. Just find some friends and family to form your team, select the tournament that fits your lifestyle, register your team, and start counting birds.

How to Participate gives you a step-by-step guide to help you enter your team.

Visit Tournament Advice and Sponsorship Tips for tips on mentoring youth teams, advice from former winners on how to run a successful Big Day or the Weeklong tournament, pointers on birding with blind or visually impaired birders, and even advice on finding team sponsors to save you some money in registration fees.

This event is made possible by donations from event sponsor Toyota, Awards Ceremony sponsor Audubon Texas, and team registration fees and corporate and community team sponsorship. Habitat conservation grants awarded are funded through Event Sponsorship and registration fees. The birds are counting on you!

Have questions? Visit the contact section to talk directly to Birding Classic staff.  


Mission Statement

To increase appreciation, understanding, and conservation of birds through education, recreation, nature tourism, and conservation fundraising.

2014 Final Team Results

2014 Conservation Grant Project Recipients

Thanks to all of the teams, youth mentors, event sponsors Toyota and Swarovski Optik, and Awards Ceremonies sponsor Audubon Texas for making 2014 an outstanding success!

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