Past Shows

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, occurred from November 16 to 18, 2018 at the South Delta Recreation Centre. The show was open to the public for bird viewing and sales November 17 from 10 am to 4 pm and on November 18 from 10 am to 1 pm.

2018 Award Recipients

DIVISION 1 TYPE CANARIES WINNERS
Major Awards
Best Type Canary in Show 164 Jorge Camara
2nd Best Type Canary in Show 68 Jorge Camara
3rd Best Type Canary in Show 100 Gene Poirier
4th Best Type Canary in Show 196 Gene Poirier
5th Best Type Canary in Show 11 Reg Nixon
Special Awards
Gordon Carr Memorial Best Current Year Type Canary in Show 164 Jorge Camara
Best Open Type Canary in Show 202 Reg Nixon
Best Novice Type Canary in Show 55 Ramil Ventura
Best Novice Current Year Type Canary in Show N/A
Best Junior Open Type Canary in Show 284 Yianni Camara
Best Junior Current Year Type Canary in Show N/A
Section Awards
Al Bowering Memorial Best Border Canary in Show 202 Reg Nixon
Adrian Brown Memorial Best Gloster in Show 164 Jorge Camara
Best Gloster Consort Canary in Show 20 Jorge Camara
Best Gloster Corona Canary in Show 164 Jorge Camara
Best Norwich Canary in Show N/A
Best Yorkshire Canary in Show 179 John Lubberts
Best Fife Canary in Show 100 Gene Poirier
Best Lizard Canary in Show 55 Ramil Ventura
Best Any Other Type Canary in Show 55 Ramil Ventura
Judges Special Type Canary in Show 131 John Lubberts
DIVISION 1 COLOURBRED CANARIES WINNERS
Major Awards
Best Colourbred Canary in Show 57 Manuel Boal
2nd Best Colourbred Canary in Show 107 Bjarne Knudskov
3rd Best Colourbred Canary in Show 106 Reg Nixon
4th Best Colourbred Canary in Show 34 Abdul Nassir
5th Best Colourbred Canary in Show 189 Abdul Nassir
Special Awards
Best Current Year Colourbred Canary in Show 106 Reg Nixon
Best Open Colourbred Canary in Show 57 Manuel Boal
Best Novice Colourbred Canary in Show 127 Ramil Ventura
Best Novice Current Year Colourbred Canary in Show 127 Ramil Ventura
Best Junior Open Colourbred Canary in Show N/A
Best Junior Current Year Colourbred Canary in Show N/A
Section Awards
Best Red Ground Lipochrome in Show 106 Reg Nixon
Best Yellow Ground Lipochrome in Show 225 Abdul Nassir
Best White Ground Lipochrome in Show 57 Manuel Boal
Best Mosaic Lipochrome in Show 26 Jimmy Yap
Best Red Ground Melani in Show 118 Reg Nixon
Best Yellow Ground Melanin in Show 229 Brian Johannson
Best White Ground Melanin in Show N/A
Best Mosaic Melanin in Show 189 Abdul Nassir
Best New Colour Colourbred in Show 107 Bjarne Knudskov
Best Song Bird in Show N/A
Judges Special Colourbred in Show 182 Jimmy Yap
DIVISION 3 FINCH WINNERS
Major Awards
Best Finch in Show 265 Jimmy Yap
2nd Best Finch in Show 289 Jimmy Yap
3rd Best Finch in Show 253 Jimmy Yap
4th Best Finch in Show 59 Jorge Batencourt
5th Best Finch in Show 43 Rendrick Ventura
Special Awards
Best Current Year Finch in Show 265 Jimmy Yap
Best Open Finch in Show 289 Jimmy Yap
Best Novice Finch in Show 59 Jorge Batencourt
Best Novice Current Year Finch in Show 59 Jorge Batencourt
Best Junior Open Finch in Show 43 Rendrick Ventura
Best Junior Current Year Finch in Show 177 Keagan Hansen
Section Awards
Best EuroAsian Finch in Show 265 Jimmy Yap
Best Zebra Finch in Show 110 Dave Williamson
Best Bengalese Finch in Show N/A
Best Gouldian Finch in Show 59 Jorge Batencourt
Best Australian Finch in Show 79 Ramil Ventura
Best Indo-Pacific Finch in Show N/A
Best African Finch in Show 54 John Willis
Best American Finch in Show 253 Jimmy Yap
Best Dove/Quail in Show N/A
Judges Special Finch in Show 182 Jimmy Yap

2018 Judges

  • Type Canaries and Finches: Stephen Mycock
  • Colourbred Canaries: Stanley Chay

Downloadable Content

Western Bird Classic Show Catalogue 2018. Includes details of the show, sellers’ area, sponsors, rules, and regulations.


Older Annual Shows

For detailed information on previous year’s annual shows, click the links below.