Annual Show

2018 Western Bird Classic

The Western Bird Classic, a show co-hosted by The Greater Vancouver Canary & Finch Club and the Western Canada Budgerigar Association, will occur from November 16 to 18, 2018 at the South Delta Recreation Centre.

The show is open to the public for bird viewing, raffles, and sales November 17 from 10 am to 4 pm and on November 18 from 10 am to 1 pm. Attendees can buy birds and supplies or take part in one of our raffles. Admission is $2 per person, which grants attendees a 24-hour membership, and children’s admission is free. Please understand that the exhibited birds may not be available for viewing during judging on November 17th or if they become stressed – the health of our birds is paramount.

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For information on exhibiting hookbills, visit the Western Canada Budgerigar Association’s website.

2018 Judges

Stanley Chay – Colourbred Canaries

Stanley_ChayStanley was born in Trinidad and Tobago. As a young boy, he started catching and raising local South American Seedeaters, Siskins, and Softbills. He was given a pair of yellow canaries with a breeding box for Christmas in 1966 and by the following Easter he had his first chicks and a love was born. Over the years he has bred and raised a large variety of cage birds, but always kept some canaries and South American birds. In 1996, he emigrated to Canada and was soon back into birds: Colour Canaries (Lipochrome and classic and non-classic Melanin), Norwich, South American Seedeaters and Siskins.

Stephen Mycock – Type Canaries and Finches

Stephen_Mycock 2Stephen has been breeding Type Canaries for over 50 years in England and Canada, specializing in Glosters and Norwich. Since he started judging in Canada and the U.S. over 30 years ago, Stephen has branched out and bred other types including Borders, Fifes, Frills, Lizards. In addition to winning major awards in England and Canada, Stephen has both won and judged the Canadian National on a few occasions.

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Notes for Attendees:

  • Attendees showing or selling birds are encouraged to complete the relevant forms, available as fillable documents above, prior to arrival.
  • No pets are allowed in the venue. Only birds entered in the show or by our vendors are permitted.
  • Photos taken at this event will be used for promotional purposes and may be used on our social media, website, and printed materials. If you have concerns, please speak with the photographer.
  • Please understand that the exhibited birds may not be available for viewing during judging or if they become stressed – the health of our birds is paramount.

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Past Shows

For information regarding our previous shows, visit our Past Shows webpage.