The annual Bird Dog Parade will once again kick-off the 2022 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic in Omaha, Nebraska on March 11. All parade participants will walk the parade route to the ribbon cutting ceremony that will open up the weekend show. This event is unique to National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic and is highly attended. In past years, we had over 100 dogs participate representing over 38 different sporting dog breeds.
Join us Friday at 5pm in the CHI Health Center's South Ballroom to celebrate alongside passionate upland hunters and conservationists with great food, silent auction, raffles and more!
Presented by Walton's.... Everything but the Meat! Attend our Women on the Wing – Leading through the Generations luncheon! Hear from inspiring leaders in the community, learn how to get involved, and cheers with our Women on the Wing community. Get inspired to provide opportunities for women to become engaged, dynamic conservationists in your community. Creating a community of women dedicated to carrying on our upland traditions and the Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever mission. Check-in begins at 11:30am, located in the CHI Health Center: Room 212.
Bring your appetite for fun and food! This evening's itinerary includes raffle games, an outstanding silent auction, a delicious plated dinner, guest speaker & our best live auction to date! Doors open at 5pm at the CHI Health Center's Grand Ballroom.
National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic 2022 will be the nation’s largest tradeshow and convention for upland hunters, landowners, bird dog lovers, wild game cooking enthusiasts and wildlife habitat conservationists.
Introducing the 2022 Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic Online Silent Auction! Open to event attendees as well as the general public online, you will be able to bid on a suite of fantastic items for the hunter, angler, bird dog lover, or general outdoorsperson. Bidding is open through 8:15PM CST on Saturday, March 12th.
The Public Lands Pavilion features an exciting lineup of dynamic speakers and an exhibitor area celebrating the country’s 800 million acres of prairies, forests, mountains, and public lands open to all Americans for hunting, hiking, and exploring. With special thanks to Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, Ruffed Grouse Society, and Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership as our Public Lands Pavilion sponsoring partners.
The world's best dog trainers are at the 2022 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic Bird Dog Stage! This is the nation's leading event for bird dog owners and sporting dog enthusiasts. This year, you have the opportunity to learn from and meet with the best bird dog trainers and handlers in the field today!
The Wild Game Cooking Stage slices and dices away the "gamey" stigma attached to wild game recipes. The result? Great meal ideas that are flavorful and easily prepared. The stage also highlights that the hunt is only half the experience--it's harvesting, preparing and serving flavorful wild game dishes that connect us to the land and conservation.
Back by popular demand, this unique stage presented by ALPS OutdoorZ will serve as a platform for dynamic individuals to share their passion for the wide-open spaces and serenity that is provided by upland wildlife habitat. Different motivations drive our interest in these common grounds, but these presenters will aim to tell a compelling story including how they got involved, why they are still connected, and inspire others to get involved!
From pheasant and quail habitat to prescribed fire, working lands and more, the 2022 Habitat Stage, supported by key Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever conservation partners Polaris, Scag Power Equipment, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Farm Service Agency (FSA), offers a powerhouse seminar lineup.
The Habitat Help Desk is an area of the show floor dedicated to helping landowners meet their habitat goals. Landowners can consult with trained wildlife biologists on how to improve their acres for wildlife habitat, as well as what local, state and federal conservations programs their properties qualify for. Additionally, landowners can view a rainfall simulator for a demonstration of soil heath concepts, visit a publications table for take-home habitat info, or gain valuable conservation insights from various other displays.
All of the efforts made today by Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever have little impact without future conservation leaders taking a stand for wildlife habitat conservation. In an effort to engage and educate future conservation leaders, our organization is dedicated to working with members, chapters and conservation partners to provide opportunities for youth and their families to share our outdoor traditions. Featuring decoy carving, coloring stations, an indoor air rifle range, indoor archery range and activity center.
Back by popular demand, the Pollinator Plaza will provide information on popular pollinator species, citizen science research projects, fundraising campaigns, and habitat programs being implemented to provide quality habitat for a host of grassland and wildflower-dependent species, including pollinators, upland birds and other wildlife.
Expect rave reviews for your next upland appetizer.
In the final installment of a three-part series from 2022 National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic, MeatEater’s Ryan “Cal” Callaghan joins the podcast from the show floor in Omaha.
In the second of a three-part series from 2022 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic, host Bob St.Pierre is joined by Christine Peterson, president & board chair for the Outdoor Writer’s Association of America.
MeatEater’s Doug Duren and PF biologist Matt Morlock join the podcast for the first of three conversations recorded at 2022 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic in Omaha.
A nod to 2022 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic in Nebraska.
Hear about the evolution of PF & QF national partner ALPS OutdoorZ, plus get the scoop on the organization's Path to the Uplands Stage at 2022 Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic.
Top things to see and do at National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic.
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever's annual Bird Dog Parade will once again kickoff the 2022 National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic.
Host Bob St.Pierre catches up with chef, food writer and outdoorsman Hank Shaw leading up to 2022 National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic where Hank will be the keynote speaker at the Saturday night banquet.
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s largest annual fundraiser – the Saturday night National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic Banquet on March 12 – is returning!
It’s a Bash for Butterflies, Bees … and the Birds! … at National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic.
Conservation CEOs to offer insight into the state of the nation’s public lands at 2022 National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic.
Are you looking for a fun way to connect kids to the outdoors? National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic will once again host the popular Youth Village this year, sponsored by Sportsman’s Guide.
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s president and CEO, Howard Vincent, will be joined by the chief executives of some of the nation’s leading conservation organizations at the 2022 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic to discuss a path forward for the North American Grasslands Conservation Act.
The wildly popular bird dog stage is back with familiar faces and new topics.
Visit this popular hangout at Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic, and let’s talk habitat!
Visit this dynamic seminar stage to become, or become a better, upland bird hunter.
From pheasant and quail habitat to prescribed fire, working lands and more, the Classic’s signature stage for 2022 offers a powerhouse seminar lineup.
Lineup led by culinary author and James Beard award winner Hank Shaw.
The Public Lands Pavilion features an exciting lineup of dynamic speakers and an exhibitor area celebrating the country's 800 million acres of prairies, forests, mountains, and public lands open to all Americans for hunting, hiking, and exploring.
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s Women on the Wing initiative is hosting a luncheaon event at the National National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic.
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