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 HORTICULTURE BUILDING. 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 – 2016 Friday, 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 email@example.com Brenda Weintz -250 546 2985 or firstname.lastname@example.org Karen Hansen – 250 768 4662 or email@example.com
This year’s Fall Featherfest Show is going ahead!
Mark you calendars.
October 14th, 15th 16th, 2016
Hassen Hall IPE Fairgrounds Armstrong, B.C.
Co-chairmen are: Heather Hayes: firstname.lastname@example.org
Joe Mazur: email@example.com
Poultry Judge: Daniel Fry-Shaw, California
Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.