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 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.
Jim Sallee

2016 Show Info

Here are the show catalog and entry form for our 2016 Winter Show to be held in Modesto, CA in January.

  • The Show will be held the 4th of February, 2017, with champions being judged on Sunday, February 5th.
  • The 2017 Show will be the American Bantam Association National
  • Birds begin to be checked in on Friday before the show.
  • The birds will be judged on Saturday as well as all youth activities and our banquet.
  • Sunday is for judging of Champion Row (morning) and checkout to follow. Most birds are gone by noon.
  • There is no admission fee but space is mostly limited to exhibitors. There is a sale area that will have birds from PPBA members.
  • There will be vendor booths that carry poultry supplies as well as breed club booths with information on specific breeds being exhibited at our show.

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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.