The AFA Desert Hawking Classic is coming to Chino Valley Jan 25-28, 2018. The meet hotel is the Days Inn, Chino Valley. 928-636-0311 Rooms are limited so make your reservations now! This is not a large hotel and we expect it to be pretty full. When you call, tell them you are with the Arizona Falconers Association. Rooms that can accommodate birds are on the second floor. Note that dogs other than service dogs are not allowed per hotel policy. Room rates are $89.99 for double beds and $99.99 for a king. There are other pet-friendly hotels in the Prescott area; if you need pet-friendly rooms please make those arrangements soon!
We are pleased to announce that our banquet speaker this year will be Chase Delles from Minnesota!
We are planning an apprentice workshop on Saturday morning, a lunch BBQ on Friday, evening events Thursday and Friday including speakers and free food!
There is good game hawking in the area. Bunnies, Jacks, quail and ducks are all available.
Raffle donations are still needed! If you have raffle items to donate, you can bring them to the meet or send them in early. Contact Juli Bianchi-Ostler at: firstname.lastname@example.org for more info about the raffle.