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(for  previous CANADIAN NATIONAL SHOW RESULTS click here)

From Webmaster:
AFFILIATES please send in your 2012 SHOW DATES and times.

Western Canada Budgerigar Association


SPRING SHOW ~ May 24-25th. 2013

Judge: Mr. Mike Dahl - Washington


South Delta Recreation and Cultural Centre

1720 56th. Street, Delta B.C. V4L 2B1

Show hall Set-up Friday May 24th. 7pm. - 10pm.

Saturday May 25th. out of town entry 8am.-9-30am.

Judging commences 10-30am.

Saturday night dinner 6:30pm. location to be announced.


FALL SHOW ~ Sept. 6-7-8th. 2013

Judge: Mr. Grant Findlay - Scotland


South Delta Recreation and Cultural Centre

1720 56th. Street, Delta B.C. V4L 2B1

Show hall Set-up Friday Sept 6th. 7pm. - 10pm.

Saturday Sept. 7th. out of town entry 8am.-10am.

Judging commences 10-30am.

Saturday night dinner 6-30pm. location to be announced.

Sunday Sept 8th. 8.00am - noon.


Times for check in and show starts will be on our web site


Hosted by

The Budgerigar & Foreign Bird
Society of Canada


Bird Registration:        Friday October 19, 2012  ~  6:00 pm - 8:00pm

                                      Saturday October 20, 2012~ 7:00 am - 9:30am

Admission: Adults- $8.00

Seniors & Children- $5.00

Family Pass (2 adults & 2 kids)- $20.00

Judging starts at 10:00am

Open to the public: Saturday 11:00am - 4:00pm ~ Sunday 9:30am - 3:30pm


Open to the everyone who has a pet bird that they would like to enter

Sunday October 21, 2012 ~ 1:00pm

Entry Fee $5:00 / bird

Your paid admission to the show ($8)  includes one pet bird entry, additional pet bird entries are $5 each register at the door.


Birds For Sale

Birds may be offered for sale at the Show. The birds must be healthy, in a clean cage, there will be a maximum of 15 birds allowed in the cage, they must have adequate amounts of seed and water available in the cage.  To sell Finches, Canaries or Budgerigars the seller will be charged $2.00 per bird, Hookbills are $5.00 per bird, payable at the door  at the time of payment for entry to the show.  6' tables are available for $135 each.

Please note the show manager can without explanation reject birds for any reason if he feels they are a threat to the event.

 American Singers
Canary Club
of Canada (Chapter 31)

17th Annual Chapter 31 Song Competition
October 27, 2012

Optimist Club
890 Queenston Rd. Stoney Creek, ON

Click here for Map

Judge: Dorothea Ashbery (USA)
Benching date/times: October 26 from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Entry fee: $4.00 per bird *PLUS $25.00 Exhibitors Fee for NON-members
Judging starts: October 27 @ 8:00 AM
Checkout: October 28 @ 3:00 PM (after raffle and bird auction), earlier for long distance (over 100 miles) breeders
For more information, contact Latif Ghousy at 416.710.7753 or email 

Canadian Dove Association

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Poultry Building, Fairgrounds, 875 Nellis Street, Woodstock, Ontario

The Association hosts an Annual Dove Show in conjunction with the Specialty Pigeon Breeders Show. This show allows Dove Fanciers to exhibit their doves and have them judged by acclaimed judges. There is an excellent display of Ring Neck Doves, Diamond Doves, and Foreign Pigeons. The show is open to the public, attracts many fanciers, and provides an excellent opportunity to share our hobby and to enjoy the camaraderie with fellow fanciers. If you want to get involved in the organization, please contact either Dave House -519-469-3648 –; or John House -519-684-7749 –

11:00 AM Flea Market Sale to Commence
12:00 PM Exhibits are to be cooped
1:00 PM Judging of exhibits will commence
2:00 PM Presentation of Awards
2:30 PM Raffle and Auction of Donated Items, Doves & Cage Birds
3:00 PM Release exhibits and take down the show cages
3:30 PM Social hour and supper at the TA Restaurant/Truck Stop (Mill St. & 401).

The Flea Market Sale is for members to sell their Doves, Foreign Pigeons and Cage Birds.

The Durham Avicultural Society of Ontario
2012 Show

September 15 & 16th, 2012
Ajax Community Centre

(see map below)

Visitors are welcome

An opportunity to see and hear hundreds of exotic cage birds from the smallest of finches to the larger parrot types.


Spend time in the COCKATOO JUNGLE

You never know what a 'too will do!

And there's more

Vendors - Birds for sale
Snack Bar - Giant Raffle
Free Parking

Breeders are invited to enter their birds.
Note: if you entered last year, you will receive a show catalogue.

Judges for the 2012 show are:

Type Canaries - Stephen Mycock
Melanin Canaries - Claudio Gatto
Lipochrome Canaries - Steve Valgaros
Burdgerigars - John Hollister
Hookbills & Cocktiels - John Zerafa
Finches & Softbills - Mario Da Silva


Pet Bird Show

Talented birds or just much loved pets
Give them a chance to show their stuff
10:00 - 12:45 Enter your pet
1:00 Judging of Pet Birds

Open to the Public

Saturday - 12 noon to 4pm
Sunday - 10am to 3:30pm
Admission - $6. Under 12 and Seniors $3
Family - $20 (2 adults, 3-4 children)

Entrance is on the south side, facing the hospital.
Ample parking in this area.

Debbie (Oshawa) 905-655-5440
Terry (Ajax) 905-626-2730
Marg (Bowmanville) 905-697-7775
Mike/Elaine (Unionville) 905-477-2933
Jacquie (Toronto) 416-282-5997

Essex Kent Cage Bird Society


On Sunday, June 24th, 2012 10 to 3 come join us and spend an relaxing day at the Moose Lodge, 777 Tecumseh Road West, Windsor, ON - Admission is FREE.

The Essex-Kent Cage Bird Society will be there for their exhibition and Young Feather Competition/Show. 

Many different colours and varieties of birds to look at: canaries, finches, budgerigars, cockatiels, lovebirds and parrots, that perhaps you have never seen before.  Meet the people that bred and keep these lovely birds and get to learn a little bit more about the birds first hand.  Vendors will be there with quality bird products.

Come learn how to show and take care of birds as well.

Contact: Julianne 519-948-6398 or Sue & Dave 519-727-3766


What is an annual show?

    An exhibition where there are hundreds of birds of many different varieties of canaries, finches, softbills, cockatiels, lovebirds, parrots and budgerigars.  Qualified sanctioned judges will judge many categories.
    Breeders from all over Canada, especially from Ontario and Quebec, also from the US, come to exhibit and compete for awards like trophies, plaques, rosettes and ribbons.  
    The public is welcome to view at any time.   During the time of judging on Saturday, between 10:00AM and 3:00PM, we ask that the public and all parties stay in a quiet, designated area near the judge’s stands.
Walking through the aisles will cause a disruption to the birds as well as the program.
Only stewards that are bringing the birds to the judge’s stand are allowed in the aisles.
The hall is usually open totally by 3 PM on Saturday until 6, and all day Sunday, 10 to 2:30.
     There will be vendors with many quality products and provisions. 
     This area will be accessible at all times.
     Raffles on Saturday and Sunday.
It would be to your advantage if you have any questions to contact me before September 1st. This way I will also have time to send you information, if needed.
Contact:  Mrs. Julianne Mion, 1619 Pillette Road, Windsor, ON N8Y 3C4
              (519) 948-6398
Also, Dave or Sue at (519) 727-3766
The admission fee isn’t high because we would like to see more people come and enjoy the exhibition.
Admission $3.00
Children under 10, accompanied by adult, free

SEPTEMBER 22 & 23, 2012

Featuring many colours, types and varieties of
Canaries, Finches, Parrots, Budgerigars, Lovebirds and Cockatiels
Vendor -   Quality products and provisions
Fogolar Furlan Club,Dante Costa Hall, main floor,
1800 E.C.Row, North Service Road, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  Public Viewing
Saturday, September 22, 2012 – 3 to 6 pm
Sunday September 23, 2012 - 9 am to 2:30 pm

Restrictions may apply:
To view judging prior to these times,there will be designated quiet areas, near the judge’s stand.
Some sections may still be closed for viewing before 3:00 on Saturday, until judging has been completed.
Positively no smoking will be allowed.

No birds other than those who have been registered will be allowed in the show hall.
Not even pets.  Sorry!

Julianne  Mion 519-948-6398 E-mail:
Dave or Sue Sylvester 519-727-3766

    Type Canaries  - Carlos Carrillo, Brantford, Ontario. Canadian Judge for Type Canaries
    Colourbred Canaries - Jerry Zak, Kirkwood, Pennsylvania. Judge for National Colourbred Association
    Finches & Softbills - Clarence Culwell, Springtown, Texas.  Judge for National Finch and Softbill Society
    Parrots, Cockatiels, Lovebirds - Clarence Culwell, Springtown, Texas. Judge for North American Parrot Society
    Budgerigars - Henry Timmes, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Judge for BAA

From the 401: Exit #14 at Walker Road.  Turn right (north) until you go under the E.C Row Expressway to the next light. Turn left, (Digby) E.C.Row North Service Road.  It’s about ¼ km to your right.

From bridge: South on Huron Church to E.C.Row Expressway. Go East to Walker Rd exit, turn left.  Go to the next light, Digby Rd., turn left, go 1/8 mile on right.

From tunnel: Turn right, then left at light.  Go to river turn right.  Continue to Walker Road (Hiram Walker/Wiser Brewery) turn right. Continue past GM and Chryslers. Go under RR tracks(new) to the second light: Digby at the right. 1/8 mile to FF on the right.

Chatham-Kent Parrot Club will be joining us this year, with their companion birds.

There will also be a companion bird contest open to all. Registration is required.

London & District Cage Bird Association
OCTOBER 5, 6 & 7, 2012



Merrill’s Hall, St. Justin's Church, 855 Jalna Blvd., London, Ontario


Type Canaries - Pat Donnelly
Colourbred - Joe Mannino, Francesco Garguillo
Foreign - John Zarafa
Budgerigars - Jeff Coles



Contact Show Manager: Louis Demelo 519-471-3541

Assistant Show Managers: Bernie Van Erp 519-294-0090

or Mark

14th Cage Bird Show & Sale

Hosted by the Northern Alberta Cage Bird Society
Alberta’s Biggest Cage Bird Exhibit of Birds from Around the World

October 13th and 14th, 2012

Bellevue Community Hall
7308-112 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta

Admission $5.00

Bird Entry: Friday, October 12, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
: Saturday, October 13, 8:00 - 9:30 AM
Official Judging: Saturday, October 13, 9:30 – 12:00
Awards Banquet : Saturday, 6:30 pm
Public Viewing: Saturday, October 13, 12:00 - 5:00 PM and
Public Viewing: Sunday, October 14, 9:00 - 3:30 PM
You be the Judge: Public judging by secret ballot on Saturday for most popular bird.
Winners to be announced on Sunday

Canary Judge: Bjarne Knudskov
Finch & Hookbill Judge: Bill Carreiro
Budgerigar Judge: Poul Christainson

For more information check our web site at

Contact : Laszlo at 780-466-4554 or Jean at 780-435-3594 or Jay at 780-458-8863


September 29 & 30, 2012
(Saturday & Sunday)
10am to 3pm

Location: St Ignatius Martyr Church, 518 Donald Street, Ottawa, K1K 1L7
- Show will be in the basement of the Church hall.

There will be lots of birds (canaries, finches and other birds) on display,
vendors of birds and supplies.

Admission fee is $5.00, Children under 12 FREE

Finches & Softbills - Jean Haddad (Ottawa)
Colour Canaries (Melanin and Lipochrome) - Aldo Bracco (London)
Type Canaries - Joe Rodrigues (Montreal)
Hooked Bills - Francois Fillion (Thetford Mines)

Mario Gauci (613) 244-1678

     The Vancouver Canary Club
is hosting the
November 23,24 &25 2012

Check out this year’s show birds. Family event! Educational and fun!
Come check out our door prizes, bird mart, snacks and the pedigree canary competition!

Open to the public:
   SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2012
From 10:00AM – 1:00PM
Admissions: $2.00 / person
Place: Lochdale Community Centre
490 Sperling Ave (Hastings & Sperling)
Burnaby, BC, Canada
Google Map

August 31st to September 3rd, 2012
Saanich Fairground
1528 Stellys Cross Road
Gallery Building
Saanichton, B.C.

Click for Google Map showing where we are

We need volunteers to help set up 6 PM to 9 PM Friday August 31st -
contact Doreen Albion

Entries will be accepted 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Friday and prior to judging at 10:30 AM Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Entry fee $1.00 per bird in all divisions ($20.00 maximum).

Non member entries welcome.

Judging will commence;
10:30 AM Saturday September 1st for Budgerigars
10:30 AM Sunday September 2nd for Canaries & Finches
10:30 AM Monday September 3rd for Hookbills

Budgerigars - Poul Christiansen, Vancouver. B.C.
Canaries - Roy Schlatter, Victoria, B.C.
Hookbills - Carsten Jensen, Cobble Hill, B.C.
Finches - Ralph Stratford, Victoria, B.C.

Public hours:
Saturday - 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday - 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Monday - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For Saanich Fair admission information;
Saanich Fair Website

V.I.C.B.S. Admission; Free passes available to exhibitors and volunteers - contact Doreen Albion @

We need your support for the Saanich Fair Show. Please come out and do what you can to help make this a great show!!!!!

For further information please contact:
Doreen Albion - Conviener
Gladys Lavenne

NOTE - If cages are needed to display your birds or show cages to show your birds please contact the above or any member of the executive.

60th Annual Show
Vancouver Island Cage Bird Society

Saanich Fairground - Main Hall
1528 Stellys Cross Road
Saanichton, B.C.
Click for Google Map showing where we are

Entries will be accepted on October 26th from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Out of town entries will be accepted on Saturday the 27th from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM. Judging will commence at 10:00 AM.
Entry fee $2.00 per bird in all divisions ($30.00 maximum). Non member entries welcome.
Tables are available for selling birds and avicultural products @ $25.00 per table.

Type Canaries - Charles Long, Clovis, California
Colourbred Canaries - Radoslav Pagac, Brampton, Ontario
Finches / Softbills - Grant Rishman, Victoria, B.C.
Hookbills - Grant Rishman, Victoria, B.C.
Budgerigars - Ray Watson, Vancouver, B.C.

Public hours:
Saturday - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sunday - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Admission by donation.

The banquet will be a buffet dinner by Goldstream Catering Saturday October 27th at the Main Hall dinning room. Coffee and Tea at 6:00 PM, dinner at 7:00 PM. Cost per person $25.00. Please reserve early, seating is limited. Pre Sales Only.

For selling table or dinner reservations contact Doreen Albion 250-477-9982 or Reg Nixon 250-384-7214

We need your support for our 60th Annual Show.
Please come out and do what you can to help make this a great show!

For further information please contact:

Show Manager - Reg Nixon

Show Secretary - Doreen Albion


If you know of a show that you would like listed here, please send it to Webmaster with the date, place and show contact name. Thank you.


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