2021 ANNUAL PICNIC

 

 

The picnic was a blast!!! Thank you to everyone that helped make the comeback from the year of fear a success.

The OFA would like to recognize, Ron Lloyd, Joel May and Rob Summers for securing a beautiful venue, procuring some great BBQ and spearheading a fantastic raffle! A job well done gentlemen!

The event was held at Arcadia Lake, at The ODWC Education Center, in Edmond, OK. We couldn't have asked for a more picturesque location or better weather for our annual club picnic.

The main course was supplied by the club and all the sides and desserts were brought by members. A meal fit for kings I tell ya'!

The morning started with a round table discussion on falconry issues and new laws in Oklahoma. We adjourned to meet with some old friends and make some hew ones as we set up for lunch.

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After some great grub, we gathered inside to start our annual business meeting. I am impressed to say we had much more than a required quorum to carry on!!

It was good to see many of the long time members, new falconers and pre-apprentices, gather to share or compare experiences and knowledge. This is where our organization shines!

During our meeting we heard about some of the great things we accomplished as a whole. Such as, headway on the "squirrel bill", 2021 NAFA meet in OK., and future workshops, to name a few.

This was also the year to elect a new board of directors. The membership would like to thank the  2019-2021 board for everything they have done for our club. We hope the new board will have great success leading the club into the next two years. Thank you to everyone that stepped up to help.

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At the close of the meeting we recognized some of the members from The Kansas Hawking Club. Thank you for making the long drive to spend the day with us.

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Meeting adjourned......... now it's raffle time!!!! Look at all those tables filled with donated items!! Long time falconers, apprentices and pre-apprentices alike.... were bating off the glove to get started! I cannot thank all those who supported our cause enough. Your generosity was amazing!

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Another great OFA event in the books! We hope to see you at our workshops this summer and our meets this winter. Till then.... hope you have a great off season and a clean molt.

Cheers for now.....

 
 
 
 
 
2021 WORKSHOPS

2021 Apprentice Workshop

We have an awesome day planned for you on August 28th, 8AM to 4PM. There will be multiple presentations on Health and husbandry, dog training, to trapping and flying raptors.

This year, as in the past, we will be holding the workshop in Edmond, OK. at the...

Edmond Fire Station #5

5300 E. Covell Rd.

Edmond, OK 73034

On I-35 take exit #143, station is on the east side of I-35.

Take the driveway on the east side of the station, at the end turn left through the gate, turn right and drive down the hill to the training grounds.

Please bring drinks for yourself. Lunch (sandwiches) will be provided by The Oklahoma Falconers Association. If you would like to bring a side, chips, dip, etc., please do so.

Please contact Phil or leave a post in our Facebook group, ASAP if you plan to attend. We will need a head count.

2021 Kestrel Nesting Box Building Day

We will building nesting boxes for Kestrels again this year. Perry has volunteered to hold the event at his house in OKC. Once we have a date secured we will make an announcement!!!!!

2021 OUTDOOR EXPO

The Wildlife Expo is scheduled for September 24 through the 26th in The Lazy E Arena, Guthrie, Oklahoma. As usual, The OFA will have a booth. Friday 9/24 is for schools only, Saturday and Sunday is open to the public.

Stop by and learn about some of the raptors in our great state. We will have several falconers with their birds in attendance as well!

2021 FALL FALCONRY MEET

We are currently planning a fall meet. We will post more information as the time nears.

2021 WINTER FALCONRY MEET

 

2021 Winter Hawking Meet

Krys has stepped up and offered to hold a meet at his place in Mountain Park again. We will announce more information as the dates gets closer.

2022 FRIENDS MEET

 

2022 Friends Meet

Our annual friends meet with the Kansas Hawking Association is usually on the first weekend in March. Check back later in the year for more information!