Thursday, January 17, 2019

2019 Iowa Hawkeye Annual Kick Off Meeting

Well our annual kick meeting was held on January 13 and we had approximately 20 people there plus we gain 3 new members. The agenda included discuss of the motions for the annual meeting that will be held in St. Paul, MN later this month. The delegate for Iowa Hawkeye NAVHDA will be Annie Nuss. We also discussed our spring test to be held June 1st and 2nd. We also went over the final budget numbers for 2018 and the Invitational for the past year. Next we elected new officers with no changes other then Keenan Bell will assist our Test Secretary - Don Cross. We also have a bird contact but all orders will come through me first. The following are the important dates to mark down on your calendars for 2019.

Training Dates starting at 8 AM or early on hot days
March 10th - Weather Permitting
April 14th
May 5th
June 9th
July 14th - Chapter Picnic

Test Dates starting at 7 AM
June 1st and 2nd / Mock Test on May 19th
August 17th and 18th / Mock Test on August 4th

Sunday, January 6, 2019

2019 Hawkeye NAVHDA Annual Kickoff Meeting

Hello Everyone,
Hope everyone had a great hunting season and all the hard work paid off! We will be holding our 2019 Annual Kick Off Meeting on January 13th at the farm. The meeting will start at 10 AM and please bring some munchies or snackie food to share with everyone. Also be sure to bring a bag chair with you since there won't be enough there. The agenda will be talking about the motions for the annual meeting and deciding how the chapter wants to vote to on them. Everyone will be able to pay their annual dues to $25 for a family and we will be electing new officers for 2019 and setting the all our dates for the year. I have included a map of where the Farm, 476 485th Ave, Searsboro, IA 50242, is locating below. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.


Doug Schwebke
Secretary, Hawkeye NAVHDA

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

2018 NAVHDA Invitational Merchandise - Delay

To give everyone an update on the 2018 NAVHDA Invitational merchandise everything is good and underway. Rightnow the manufacturer is sorting through all the order forms and I am confirming questions. Once they have the right numbers for each style of shirt they will be ordered. Once they have the shirts in hand the process will speed up and get mailed to each of you. Thanks for the understanding but this process is  complicated and we want it right! Thanks Doug

Thursday, September 27, 2018

2018 NAVHDA Invitational Merchandise Online Orders

I am in process of double checking all the online orders right now. Everyone who order online will be receiving an email soon confirming the merchandise and the total they owe. I will also include information where to send payment. If anyone has a question please call, 515-473-1785, or email,, me about them.

Monday, September 17, 2018

2018 NAVHDA Invitational Ends

Well we had another successful Invitational here for the Iowa Hawkeye NAVHDA. It was hot in the afternoons but ever one survived. A big thank you to everyone who help when they could and we really appreciate it! FYI, the online orders will be stopped on Sunday the 23th. If you have any questions or problem please let me know, Doug.

Monday, September 10, 2018

2018 NAVHDA Invitational Merchandise

The "2018 Invitational Merchandise" is now available to preorder. You can either pick it up in the merchandise shed or have it mailed to you by the manufacture. Be sure to fill the form out completely! We will have merchandise available in the merchandise shed at "Big Springs Shooting Complex" for you to see, purchase or figure out your sizes. We also have women sizes available in some style where offered. Stop by and see us and we can help with the form if needed. Thanks, Doug

Friday, August 31, 2018

2018 Iowa Hawkeye NAVHDA Fall Test

We had another successful Fall Test with NA on Saturday and UT on Sunday. I would like thank everyone who help and test like these wouldn't happen without our membership! Below is the results of the two day test.

Saturday - 8/25/18 - Natural Ability Test

Scout - Ronald Grasmick - Prize 3, 100 Points
Breeze - Candi Anderson - Prize NP, 53 Points
Teka - Curtis Kieffer - Prize 2, 103 Points
Rango - Jared Archer - Prize 1, 112 Points
Livy - Candi Anderson - Prize 2, 108 Points
Lucy - Ray Julin - Prize 2, 101 Points
Marni - Jay Friday - Prize 1, 105 Points
Watz - Scott Vonnoys - Prize 1, 110 Points

Sunday - 8/26/18 - Utility Test

Ike - Tim Materkowski - Prize 2, 192 Points
Lilly - Jay Wade - Prize 3, 167 Points
Rizzi - John Offerman - Prize 3, 186 Points
Bo - Candi Anderson - Prize 2, 191 Points
Libby - Vickie Meester - Prize 2, 194 Points