about us

The National Shoot to Retrieve Association is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1978 by a group of dedicated bird hunters looking for a way to extend the upland bird season and provide service to its members. NSTRA Field Trials provide competition with others who enjoy bird dogs, in a sportsmanlike environment under hunting conditions.

Membership is open to all sportsman looking to extend the hunting season and enjoy a competitive experience for their families and dogs. NSTRA consists of 31 Regions in the Continental US and Canada, which offer over 1,000 field trial opportunities throughout the year.