The West Central Ohio Poultry Club

2015 Spring Show

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Show Information

This show is open to the public. There is no admission charge to come and see the show.

APA - ABA Sanctioned Show

APA-ABA Youth Showmanship

March 20th & 21st, 2015

2015 Spring Show Registration Deadlines:
      Mail-In: March 6th, 2015
      Online: March 14th, 2015

We are actively seeking District Meets. We are offering up to $100.00 to the best of breed and $50.00 to the reserve breed of each District Meet. See the rules below for details.

Please read though our catalog for the list of meets, rules, prizes, and awards.

Catalog & Registration available Soon.

Changes For The 2015 Show:

New For 2015

This year the awards for the Junior Show, Pigeons, and Egg Show will be on Saturday afternoon. We believe this will speed up the time for the poultry Open Show awards to be handed out much earlier than last year. The Pigeon Show will be a one day show with the birds released Saturday night. Since the poultry show is a double show, poultry will be released on Sunday after the awards.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

N.P.I.P. QUESTIONS: The blood testing done at the show is for birds that are not already certified Pullorum free. The test at the show is for Pullorum.

Premiums are for qualifying state and specialty meets. See the Specialty Meets details below.

Judges

Poultry: To Be Announced

Pigeons: To Be Announced

Location

Allen County Fairgrounds
2750 Harding Hwy, Lima, OH 45804


View Larger Map Hotels will be listed soon.

Schedule of Events -- Activities -- Educational & Entertainment

*Tentative as of June 30, 2014

If you are a 4-H or FFA member or leader you are encouraged to attend the educational activities. Everyone is welcome to attend. After each presentation there will be a question and answer session.

More items are coming soon.

Friday

  • 12:00 PM -- Building Opens Check In Begins

  • 10:00 PM -- Building Closes.

Saturday

  • 6:00 AM -- Building Opens Check In Begins

  • 9:00 AM -- Check In Ends, Judging Begins for Poultry, Pigeons, & Eggs

  • 9:15 AM -- Showmanship Review Session (30 - 40 minutes)

  • 10:00 AM -- APA/ABA Youth Showmanship

  • 12:00 Noon -- Speaker to be announced

  • 1:30 PM -- Pigeon Parlour Roller Distance Races

  • 2:00 PM -- First Judging Ends, Second Judging Begins

  • 4:30 PM -- Crowing, Egg Call, & Turkey Calling Contests

  • 4:15 PM -- Coloring Contest winners announced. (Pages turned in at 4:0)

  • 7:30 PM -- Building Closes

Sunday

  • 7:30 AM -- Building Opens. Judging of Super Champion & Meets

  • 9:00 AM -- Open Show Awards

  • 10:00 AM --Birds Will be released after awards are presented.

Showmanship

We encourage all youth to sign up for showmanship. It will be an APA-ABA style of interview. To help your youth prepare for showmanship, we have provided a resources page that contains study guides. Please see the APA-ABA Youth Program link on the resource page.

You may bring an extra bird for showmanship.

Special Meets

Other Competitions & Contests

Feather Collection Contest

Entries will be divided into 4 classes based on age. Adult, Peewee, Junior, Intermediate. THERE IS NO ENTRY FEE. Entries will be accepted until 9:00 AM March 20, 2015.

We are looking for a collection of feathers. The display can be placed on a poster, tri-fold or other material that you prefer. The display size is not to exceed 46 X 35.5 inches. The collection should include a description of the feathers.

The display should provide at a minimum, details about the collection, (Example: Primary Flight Feather, Barred Rock) if the display is about a bird.

Include your name and age, and on the back of the poster.

Posters will be judged and scored as follows:

100 points total, 30 Educational Value, 20 Subject, 20 Appearance, 30 feathers.

IDEA STARTERS

  • The collection may contain feathers from one breed or many.
  • COLORS & MARKINGS: explain the colors and markings, one breed or many.
  • PURPOSE: explain the purpose of each feather on a bird.
  • USES: explain uses of feathers by people and industry, now or historically.
  • SELF: you may use your own idea too. Be creative and have fun with this project.

Acknowledgements

Vendors

Twin City Poultry Supplies

Sponsors

Results

Show Results

Past Shows




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