Past Years' Highlights


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Since the Great Texas Birding Classic started in April of 1997, team registration fees and sponsorship dollars have contributed to $918,500 donated directly to avian habitat conservation on the Texas coast. Going statewide in 2013 opened up the Birding Classic by offering more opportunities to participate, involving more teams, making conservation grants available throughout the state, and more!

Enjoy highlights from previous years and read all about teams who participated, who won, what species were seen, who our sponsors were, and more. To see each tournament category's top team totals by year, view the Historic Winning Totals Spreadsheet. Complete Winners Reports provided below.

2017
2017 artwork by Billy Hassell
2017 artwork by Billy Hassell

2016
2016 artwork by Craig Farquhar
2016 artwork by Craig Farquhar

2015
2015 artwork by Gerald Sneed
2015 artwork by Gerald Sneed

2014
2014 artwork by Craig Farquhar
2014 artwork by Craig Farquhar

2013
2013 artwork by Clemente Guzman, III
2013 artwork by Clemente Guzman, III
 

2012
2012 Cover

2011
2011 Cover

2010
2010 Cover

2009
2009 Cover

2008
2008 Cover

2007
2007 Cover

2006
2006 Cover

2005
2005 Cover            

2004
2004 Cover

1997-2003 will be posted soon. Please check back.