The Pacific Poultry Breeders is proud to host the 2016 annual meet of the American Bantam Association. This event will be held at the Ace Pavilion at the West Campus of the Modesto Junior College in Modesto, California, The dates will be February 3, 4 and 5 of 2017. Coop in will start at
2 p.m. on Friday the 3rd and judging will begin promptly at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning. There are many youth activities planned for the day and many vendors will be present. There will be a banquet at the host hotel which will start at 6 p.m. Judging for Champions will be promptly at 8:30 on Sunday morning. It is hoped all birds will be released by 10:30 a.m. and clean up will begin. We will also have a huge raffle, both for birds and a table raffle as well. We are proud to host several National Meets as well as several Regional and District meets.
The host hotel will be the Clarion Inn directly across the freeway at 1612 Sisk Road in Modesto. Room rates are $69 per night, plus tax. The phone number is 209-521-1612. We have also reserved the bar and the social area for the entire evening on Saturday night. Mention you are with the “Chicken Show” to get the special rate. BOOK EARLY as we only have 140 rooms and it may fill up. We will have a back up motel, if necessary. These rates will also apply for Thursday and Sunday nights if anyone wants to come early and stay late. The best airport will be Sacramento which is north of Modesto, a little over an hour from the airport. It is best to get into Sacramento before 2 p.m. because of Friday afternoon traffic.
All entries must be postmarked by Friday, January 13th. Mail entries to Bridget Riddle, 3030 Orestimba Road, Newman, CA 95360. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org. and her phone is 406-253-7944. My number is 209-419-2575. Early entries are appreciated as we have a lot of work to do to prepare for this large event. We have eight judges lined up and will be adding one or two more. Those are Anthony Ashley, Jacob Bates, Rick Hare, Troy LaRoche, Matt Lhamon, Jamie Matts, Dwight Madsen and Dr. William Patterson.
The premium list will be available in mid November by email and hard copies will be mailed out on request.
Here are the show catalog and entry form for our 2016 Winter Show to be held in Modesto, CA in January.
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Here you can find information about our Winter Show which is held the first weekend in February, 2017 in Modesto, CA.