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27th Annual BOAF Bird Show

Saturday - October 25, 2014

Show Location

All Dogs Gym
505 Sheffield Road, Manchester, NH
(603) 669-4644.
Directions

Hotel Information

Best Western Executive Court Inn
13500 South Willow Street (Rt. 28)
Manchester, NH 03103
(603) 627-2525 or Toll Free (877) 627-2525
BOAF rate is TBD / night and includes breakfast.  
Birds in cages are okay.
Click For Google Map to Best Western

 

 

Schedule of Events

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Hall Opens for exhibitors: 7:00 AM

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Registration: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

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Doors open to the public: 10:00 AM

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Judging Starts: 10:00 AM

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Vendor Sales: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Bird Sales Room:  
There is no Bird Sales room this year.  Sellers are recommended to purchase a vendor table.  Tables may be shared by two vendors.

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Silent Auction Bidding and Raffle Ticket Sales: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Best in Show Judging: Mid-afternoon after judging of all divisions is complete.  

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Public Viewing: After "Best in Show" is selected, the show chairperson will announce the length of the the viewing period. (1/2 hr minimum)

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Presentation of Awards: At the completion of public viewing.

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Release of exhibits: Immediately following the awards ceremony.

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Raffle Drawings: After Awards Ceremony.

 

Admission: $6.00 per person (Under 12 free w/paid adult)

Fantastic Savings on Birds, Cages, Books, Bird Items,
Pet Supplies and other items of interest to Bird and Animal Lovers.

Refreshments Available!

Information: Show Chairman Ray Schwartz  - (603) 362-6106 email
Vendor Tables: TBD
Vendor Table Prices: (8'x10' Area) On or Before 9/26 - $45 BOAF Members, $55 Non-Members
After 9/26 - $55 BOAF Members, $65 Non-Members
Day of Show Walk Ins - $60 BOAF Members, $70 Non-Members

Judging

bullet BOAF Parrots (SPBE Points) -  Linda Rubin
Second Parrot Show Sponsored by SPBE (Double Points)
Judge:  Dr. Al Decoteau
bullet Finches & Softbills (NFSS Points) - Dr. Al Decoteau
bullet BOAF Cockatiels (NCS Points) -  Dr. Al Decouteau
Second Cockatiel Show Sponsored by NECBE
Judge: TBA
bullet Kids 12 and under - Decided at Show

Show Rules

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All birds must be registered upon entry to the show hall.  A separate entry form must be used for each division.  Present the entry form with entry fee to the cashier.  After verification by the BOAF cashier, proceed to the Division Secretary.

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Entry Fees: $6.00 for the 1st bird, $3.00 each for the next 11, no charge for 13th or more (from Single Exhibitor).

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Birds must be registered in the name of the exhibitor.  Business names will NOT be accepted.

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If there is a standard show cage for your division, we suggest you use it.  Show cages are designed to show your bird to it's best advantage.  However, a clean cage in an appropriate size for your bird is acceptable.  Be certain to use perches of the proper size for your bird.

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Cage bottoms MUST be covered with seeds, kitty litter, gravel, corn cob, newspaper, or plain white paper.  Water and food dishes must be at the lowest level in cage.  No names, toys, distinctive marks, or other decorations will be allowed in/on cages.

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All entries MUST be registered and benched before judging has started.

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Exhibits can NOT be removed until the "Best in Show" judging , Public Viewing period and Awards Ceremony have been completed.

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Birds are to entered singly, one bird per cage, with the exception of the National Finch pair section.

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Any exhibit entered in an incorrect class may be reclassified with the approval of the judge.

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All exhibitors must conform to these rules and adhere to the requests of the show chairperson and Birds of A Feather Officers.

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BOAF reserves the right to refuse admittance or to remove any bird showing signs of illness.

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Birds are to remain in their cages.  Free birds perched on arms and shoulders are not allowed in the show hall.

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BOAF will not be responsible for damage from whatsoever cause arising.   All exhibits are at the sole risk of the exhibitor.

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