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Stay up-to-date on operations adjustments and temporary closure of TPWD offices, state parks, recreation facilities and water access points due to COVID-19. Please follow guidance from local authorities, Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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Event Registration

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Please note: 2020 Birding Classic has been postponed to October 1-31, 2020. Registration deadline: September 14, 2020.

Official Event Registration Form

  • Review How-to Participate!
  • adultsSelect a Tournament Category. If participating in a Regional Tournament, refer to the Regional Tournament Map to select your region.
  • Review tournament rules.
  • Register your team.
  • Please make a copy of your registration for your records. The team captain will receive a confirmation email with a link for fee payments.
  • Pay your Registration Fee (or have your sponsor pay) for your total team registration fees. (PLEASE NOTE: Teams receive the payment link by email once they submit their online team registration form. The Birding Classic accepts online payment via credit card only. Do not mail a check for registration fees to TPWD.)
  • Team registration is complete once you have completed your registration form and paid your registration fee in full.
  • You must email the GTBC coordinator with your selected tournament date(s) within 24-hours of your team’s competition day(s). This email with your chosen tournament date(s) is for GTBC record keeping purposes since all team checklists must be entered into eBird within 48-hours of your tournament completion.