Date: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, October 12th,13th, 14th, 2018
Place: The Horticulture Building, Interior Provincial Exhibition grounds, Armstrong, B.C.
Coop-in: Friday, October 12th, 2018. 12:00 noon til 9 p.m.
Show Day: Saturday, October 13th,2018
Coop-out: early Sunday morning, October 14th, 2018
This year’s Fall Featherfest will be unique! For the first time ever, the Vernon Pigeon and Poultry Club will be hosting a double show !!! This means that all birds entered will be in both shows and will be judged by two different judges. More information and entry forms will be available soon on this site.
Excitement is mounting as our club gets ready to host the 2017 APA (American Poultry Association) Canadian National Poultry, Pigeon and Waterfowl Show October 13-15, 2017 at Hassen Hall in Artmstrong, B.C.
Entries have been coming in steadily. The deadline for entries is October 2nd, 2017. Some questions have been asked about sale birds. Birds entered in the show may be marked for sale after judging has been completed. In the interest of bird health, other sales may only be held outside the show building!
Information about the 2017 APA CanadianNational Pigeon, Poultry and Waterfowl Show is available on this site under the Fall Featherfest menu. This could be one of the largest shows hosted in Canada in 2017! Our club is working hard to make this a memorable event! The show hall has been booked, the judges have been hired, and prize money is starting to flow in. More information will be added as it becomes available. Come and join us if you can….you won’t be disappointed!
APA 2017 Prize Money (to date) This list will be updated as more awards are received.
Show Champion $50.00 – Isabel Dunham
Res. Show Ch. – $50.00 – Silver Ridge Aviaries Champion Display – LaVerne Sjogren
Ch. Large Fowl -$50.00 – L&M poultry
Ch. Large Fowl Trio – $25.00 – L&M Poultry
Res. Ch. Large Fowl – Dawn Webster
Ch. Bantam – $50.00 – Dudley Deleenheer
Res. Ch. Bantam- $50.00 – Silver Ridge Aviaries
Ch. Bantam Trio – $25.00 – Heather Hayes Reserve Ch. Bantam Trio – $25.00 – Eddie & Gibby Boutillier
Ch. Bantam Duck -$25.00- Heather Hayes Champion Waterfowl – $25.00 – Thomas Christen Ch. American $25.00 – MacGood Poultry Res. Ch. American – $25.00 – Township of Spallumcheen
Ch. Asiatic – $25.00 – Shelley Work Res. Ch. Asiatic – $25.00 – Herman Huisjkamp Ch. Mediterranean – $25.00 -Laverne Sjogren Res. Ch. Mediterrnaean – $25.00 – Herman Huisjkamp Ch. Continental – Maddie Bowman Res. Ch. Continental – $25.00 – Township of Spallumcheen
Ch. AOSB – $25.00 – Dawn Webster
Res. Ch. AOSB – $25.00 – Mel Bachmann Ch. English – $25.00 – Herman Huisjkamp
Res. Champion English – $25.00 – MacGood Poultry
Ch. Featherleg – $25.00 – Joe Mazur
Res. Ch. Featherleg – $25.00 – Joe Mazur
Ch. Bantam Duck – $25.00 Heather Hayes
Res. Ch. Bantam Duck – MacGood Poultry
Ch. Old English Game – $25 – Dudley DeLeenheer
Res. Ch. Old English Game – $25.00 – Karen Hansen
Ch. Junior Old English Game – $25.00 – Karen Hansen
Ch. SCCL – $25.00 – Ramona Trombley Res. Ch. SCCL – $25.00 – Laverne Sjogren
Ch. RCCL – $25.00 – Ramona Trombley Res. Ch. RCCL – $25.00 – Herman Huisjkamp
Ch. AOCCL – $25.00 – Dudley Deleenheer
Res. Ch. AOCCL – $25.00 – Joe Mazur
Ch. Modern Game -$25.00 – Heather Hayes Res. Ch. Modern Game – Herman Huisjkamp
Ch. Goose – $25.00 – Shelley Work Res. Ch. Goose – $25.00 – Township of Spallumcheen Ch. Large Duck – $25.00 – Diamond in the Rough Acres Res. Ch. Large Duck – $25.00 – Township of Spallumcheen
Best Leghorn B or LF – $50.00 LeVerne Sjogren
Best Wyandotte B or LF – $50.00 LeVerne Sjogren
Best of Breed Chantecler – $50.00 MacGood Poultry
Ch. Junior Large fowl – $25.00 Township of Spallumcheen
Res. Ch. Junior Large Fowl – $25.00 – Township of Spallumcheen
Ch. Junior Bantam – $25.00 – Township of Spallumcheen Res. Ch. Jr. Bantam – $15.00 – Jack MacDonald
Ch. Junior Waterfowl – $25.00 – Township of Spallumcheen Res. Ch. Junior Waterfowl – $25.00 – Eddie & Gibby Boutillier
Best of Breed LF Orloff – $20.00 Heather Hayes
Excitement is mounting as we get closer to our big show of the year! Here are some recent developments regarding the show: 1. Change of Venue – from Hassen Hall to the HORTICULTUREBUILDING. Same location, different building which recently became available. 2. Cash Awards for Poultry, Waterfowl and Pigeons now posted under the Fall Featherfest heading. Donors have been very generous and all categories have been covered. 3. Entry Deadline – Saturday, October 1, 2016
It’s now official: The Vernon Pigeon and Poultry Club has been awarded the American Poultry Association (APA) CANADIAN NATIONAL for 2017!!
The show will take place in mid-October at the Armstrong Fairgrounds. More information will be posted here as it becomes available. The Club is extremely proud to be able to host this show for a second time. The first was in 2011 as seen this original post.
With the Vernon Pigeon and Poultry Club’s Summer Lawn Show behind us it’s time to look at what lies ahead:
Armstrong Interior Exhibition: Wednesday, August 31 – Sunday, September 4
Many of our members will be showing and selling birds at the fair. You will see some top quality birds and lots of other amazing things at this year’s IPE. Members please remember set-up time on Thursday, August 25th at 6pm. Coop-in for exhibits is on Tuesday, August 30 from noon until 9pm.
Fall FeatherFest – 2016Friday, October 14 – Sunday October 16, 2016
The Poultry and Waterfowl Entry Form and Show Catalogue for this coming is now posted on this website under the heading Fall FeatherFest. The Pigeon Entry form and Prize List will be posted soon.
NEWS FLASH ! The Vernon Pigeon and Poultry Club recently decided to add a LAWN SHOW to their annual summer barbecue. It will be held on Sunday, August 7th, at the Zimmerman Home on highway 97 N.
This will be a small outdoor show for club members and friends of the club. Entry forms will be sent out with the club minutes at the next mailing. The entry deadline is Monday, August 1st. There will be no fees for this show. Coop – in takes place before 10 a.m. The show runs from 10 – 2:00 p.m. with a meeting and barbecue to follow. The judge will be announced shortly. For further information please call one of the following: George Zimmerman – 250 542 6418 or firstname.lastname@example.org Brenda Weintz -250 546 2985 or email@example.com Karen Hansen – 250 768 4662 or firstname.lastname@example.org