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Seminar Stages

Seminar Stages

Seminar Stage

Public Lands Pavilion

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.

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Bird Dog Stage

One of the most popular and highly anticipated events of National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic, the Bird Dog Stage returns with a star-studded roster of trainers will be dispensing wisdom, advice, and stories.

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Seminar Stage

Path to the Uplands Stage

The Path to the Uplands stage presented by ALPS OutdoorZ brings together a variety of well-respected influential story tellers from across the country to encourage individuals to find their own unique pathway into the outdoors.

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Habitat Stage

The Habitat Stage is back again with a line-up that is sure to have something for everyone. Learn from experts on topics ranging from pheasants to quail to predators, to creating high quality habitat on small acreage to gardening for pollinators

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Seminar Stage

Main Stage

New this year, the Main Stage combines conservation stakeholders and national policy issues to provide an in-depth analysis of wildlife habitat conservation efforts throughout the the nation’s upland landscapes.

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Show Floor Attractions

Show Floor Attractions

Friday

Bird Dog Parade

The annual Bird Dog Parade will kick-off the 2023 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic on Friday, February 17 at 11am. This event is unique to National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic and is highly attended. There will be over 100 dogs representing over 40 different sporting dog breeds!

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ShowFloor Attraction

Pollinator Pathway

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-dependent species, including pollinators, birds and other wildlife.

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Showfloor Attraction

Grouse Trail

Sponsored by the North American Grouse partnership (NAGP) and onX Hunt, come and learn more about these magnificent gamebirds, the habitat challenges they face, and how our partners collaborate with Pheasants Forever to conserve critical upland habitat.

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Showfloor Attraction

Youth Village

Youth Village helps connect kids to nature and the uplands through a variety of hands-on activities and learning stations. Activities this year will feature all-time favorites such as an indoor BB gun range, coloring stations, inflatable archery range, and more!

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Showfloor Attraction

Habitat Help Desk

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.

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Showfloor Attraction

Elite Member Booth

Visit our Elite Member booth at the show floor entrance and make a substaintial impact on wildlife habitat and our uplands hunting traditions. Every Life Member sign up receives a Limited edition YETI FLIP cooler plus a 1 in 10 chance at a show floor gift certificate!

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Ticketed Events

Ticketed Events

Thursday - Saturday

Bird Dog Trauma Training

Join members of the U.S. Army’s K9 Tactical Combat Casualty Care review board and Purina for a hands-on training that covers trauma management, bird dog nutrition, and how to safely remove your bird dogs from traps encountered in the field.

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Thursday

Film Fest

Join Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever, Project Upland and Ron Schara Productions, as we experience the thrill of New Mexico quail, Midwest pheasants, Alaskan ptarmigan, Swedish Capercaillie, and migrating woodcock, at The Pourhouse in Downtown Minneapolis.

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Friday

Landowner Workshop

Connecting Landowners with their land: an event focused on educating landowners with an array of options for their land. Soils, habitat, land rent, government programs, and non-government programs, are all topics to be covered during this event.

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Friday

Friday Night Upland Rally

Join us Friday at 5pm in the Hyatt Regency's Grand Ballroom to celebrate alongside passionate upland hunters and conservationists with great food, silent auction, raffles and more!

Wait-List

*The Upland Rally is currently sold out, however, you can put your name on a first come, first served, wait-list

Saturday

National Banquet

Bring your appetite for fun and food! Includes raffle games, an outstanding silent auction, a delicious plated dinner, guest speaker & our best live auction to date! Located in the MCC's Ballroom.

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*The National Banquet is currently sold out, however, you can put your name on a first come, first served, wait-list

Sunday

Women, Wine & Wild Game

Spread your wings and join us Sunday morning for brunch and mimosas! Hear from inspiring leaders in the community, learn how to get involved, and cheers with our Women on the Wing community.

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2023 NATIONAL PHEASANT FEST & QUAIL CLASSIC SPONSORS

 
Major Sponsors
Major Sponsors



MINNEAPOLIS CONVENTION CENTER – MINNEAPOLIS, MN

 
FRI: 12-7pmSAT: 9am-6pmSUN: 9am-4pm
 
FRI: 12-7pm
SAT: 9am-6pm
SUN: 9am-4pm