VSP: The 23rd Annual Great Texas Birding Classic
April 15 - May 15
Spring is just around the corner and that means great birding in Texas!
This would be a great networking event for the members of our chapter and a great way to host a birding event that is open to the public to engage more folks in our chapter’s work. Gather your friends and fellow CPCTMNers to form a team for the 23rd Annual Texas Birding Classic.
It’s the biggest, longest, wildest bird watching tournament in the U.S.!
2019 Tournament Dates: April 15 – May 15, 2019
Deadline to register your team is April 1, 2019.
What is the Birding Classic? Who can join the fun?
All levels and ages of birders are welcome to join this Texas bird watching event during the amazing spring migration.
There’s a tournament category for everyone – from the beginning backyard birder to the competitive lister!
Registration fees raise money for Texas bird and birding conservation project grants.
Gather your team, register, and go birding – it’s truly that simple.
How to Participate gives you a step-by-step guide to help you put together and 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 week long 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 sponsors Toyota and the Texas Ornithological Society, 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!
[VSP hours are to be recorded in VMS under “TPWD Volunteering:TMN Report Hours”. Maximum VSP hours per day is 10.]