American Singers Club
2016 Sanctioned Shows

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October 1
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Chapter 21 American Singer Canary Club of Toronto, Canada
Judge: Judy Snider
Location: Valley Park Community Centre, 970 Paramount Drive Hamilton, Ontario
Lodging: Quality Inn phone: 905-578-1212
Entry fee $5.00 per bird per show
Benching: Friday, 4-8pm
Judging to start Saturday 8:00 a.m.
Contact: Wahid (John) Ghousy, phone 416-951-3535
October 1
Baltimore, Maryland
Maryland All Canary Club
AS Judge: Thomas Yang
Location/Lodging: Best Western Plus Hotel, 1100 Cromwell Bridge Rd., Towson, Maryland 21286 Phone: 410/823-4410
The hotel will offer a special rate to show attendees. Please call the hotel directly at 410-823-4410 and mention that you are a MACC show attendee, limited number of rooms.
Benching: Friday 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 pm and Saturday 6:00 am to 7:00 am
Judging starts: Saturday strictly at 8 am, no late entries.
Entry fee: $4.00 per bird
Contact: Mark Bange, 410-591-5254,
October 8
Quebec, Canada
Chapter 41 American Singer Canary Club of Quebec Double Show
Judges: Arben Bebeti & Dodi Sunjaya
Location and Lodging: Super 8 Hotel, 1155 av Yves Blais, Lachenaie, Qc J6V 0A9 Tel: (450) 582-8288 or
Show Lodging price: Two doubles with Continental breakfast $105/night plus taxes (mention you are with the bird show)
Entry fee: $10/bird pre-registration before Oct 4th for both shows
$12/bird registration after after October 4th for both shows
Benching date/times: Friday 4-8 pm
Judging Starts: Saturday 8 am
Checkout: Saturday after the awards or Sunday before 11 PM.
Contact: Stan Jones 418-522-5427
SPECIAL NOTE: For border crossing procedure for USA Members wishing to attend, contact Stan Jones
October 8
Houston, Texas
Chapter 33 Gulf Coast American Singers
Hosted by the Canary and Finch Society
Judges: Ms. Patricia Hartnett & Mr. Johan Radius
Location and Lodging: Sheraton North Houston Hotel, 15700 JFK Blvd, Houston TX 77032
Hotel Reservations: (281) 442-5100
Entry fee: $6.00 per bird, you get 2 shows
Preregistration required by Oct 1, 2016
Benching date/times: Friday night 6PM to 9PM
Judging starts: Saturday at 8 AM
Checkout date/time: Immediately after awards
Contact: Alicia Baker or 281-788-4976
October 8
Sandusky, Ohio
Chapter 32 Northern Ohio
Judge: Steve Baptiste
Location: American Legion Post 83, 3615 Hayes Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870
Lodging: Almost any motel located in Sandusky, LaQuinta and EconoLodge are closest
Note: The show this year has a location change. This location is about one half mile north of State route 2 and State route 4 interchange on State Route 4 or Hayes Av. there is a full service restaurant here that have great prices. We will be having the show in two rooms in the back away from the restaurant part. If there are no cases of the bird flu like last year then the show will go on. As of yet we do not have a final for the judge. This year YOU MUST PRE REGISTER (no exceptions) and benching will begin Friday evening around 5PM and it must be completed by 9:30 PM
Entry Fees: $4.00 per singer and/or hen entered (flighted & unflighted) No limit on total number entered.
Sale Birds: $5.00 max. charge.
Benching Times: 5:00 to 9:00 P.M. (Friday ONLY).
Standard Cage set up conformity required by Chapter 32.
Judging Start Time: At the discretion of the song judge.
Check Out Time: ONLY after the Awards Ceremony is over.
Number of unflighted and/or flighted communicated to Roger/Kathy Stroman no later than Wed., 10/5. You can include band nos. and years of singers if you wish.
Contact: Show Chairman Roger Stroman at phone 440-315-4501
October 15
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
57th Annual Canadian National Cage Bird Show
Location: Richmond Greens, 1300 Elgin Mills Rd. East, Richmond Hill, Ontario
Lodging: Monte Carlo Inn, 8900 Woodbine Ave., Markham, Ontario 1-800-363-6400
Benching: Friday 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Judging Starts: Saturday 8:00 am
Checkout: Sunday, 3pm (after raffle, earlier for long distance guests)

Chapter 31 American Singers Club of Canada is sponsoring a double show
Judges: Laura Schwanof & John Haddad
Entry fee $10.00/bird (includes both show) Pre-registation only
Contact: Marcel Ferrazzi, Secretary Ch.31, 519-579-3196

Chapter 21 American Singer Canary Club of Toronto, Canada is sponsoring a separate single show
Judge: Patrick Miller
Entry fee $5.00/bird Friday registrations accepted
Contact: Aziz Ahmmad Abdali, phone: 647-226-1632, email:

October 15
Baltimore, Maryland
Baltimore Bird Fanciers and Chapter 16
Judge: Dodi Sunjaya
Show Location: Best Western Hotel and Conference Center, 5625 O'Donnell St., Baltimore MD 21224
Hotel Reservations: 410-633-9500 or 800-633-9511
Discount for hotel if reserved before the end of August, mention BBF show.
Registration and Benching: Friday 6-9 PM
Entry Fee: $4/bird, no limit
Judging Begins: Saturday strictly at 8 AM, no late entries.
Contact: Tad Rykojc 410-627-9055
October 22
Livonia, Michigan
Society of Canary and Finch Breeders of Michigan
Judge: Dodi Sunjaya
Location: Livonia Elks Lodge #2246, 31117 Plymouth Rd., Livonia, MI 48150
Lodging: Quality Inn Livonia (nearest to Show Hall), 30375 Plymouth Rd., Livonia, MI 48150, Tel: (734) 261-6800, Book early and mention SCFB for special rates.
Entry fee: $4.00/bird, no bird limit
Sections for young and old males as well as a section for unflighted (young) hens.
Benching: Friday 4-9 pm EDT, NO Saturday benching for American Singers!
Pre-registration is preferred but not mandatory. To pre-register contact Rick Knopp at or 517-627-3898.
Judging Starts Saturday morning, as early as 7am at judge's discretion.
American Singer Contact: Richard Knopp (517) 627-3898 or
October 22
Parsippany, New Jersey
Chapter 25 Double Header
Judges: Jeanne Pieper & Sam Can
Location and Lodging: Days Inn, 3159 Route 46 East, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054
Lodging Reservations: Days Inn (same location as show) 973-335-0200
Entry fee: Preregistered birds $7.00 per bird for both shows, $8.00 per bird for entries made at the showhall
Preregistration strongly encouraged
Benching: Friday, 8-11 pm, Saturday 6-8 am
Judging starts: Saturday 8:30 am
Raffle at 2 p.m.
Checkout: Saturday after awards for both shows are distributed.
Pre-registration strongly encouraged, preregistration contact: Laura Schwanof 631-357-2689
Chapter President Contact: Tom Miller 973-546-6892
To preregister: contact Laura Schwanof 631-357-2689
October 22
Maple, Ontario, Canada
Chapter 40 ACS of Buffalo
Judge: Dorothea Ashbery
Location: 426 John Deisman Blvd., Maple, Ontario, Canada
Entry Fee: $3.00 per bird if preregistered by October 15, otherwise $5.00 per bird after October 15.
Benching Saturday, 7-8am, no bird limit
Judging to start Saturday 10:00 AM
Checkout: after awards presented
Contact by phone: 416-566-3808 or 716-684-8753
Note: This show is in addition to the one on Nov 6th.
October 29
Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada
Chapter 31 American Singers Club of Canada
Judge: Jeanne Pieper
Location: The Optomist Club of Stoney Creek, 890 Queenston Rd., Stoney Creek, Ontario
Lodging: Comfort Inn, 183 Centennial Pkwy. N., Hamilton Tel. 905-560-4500
Entry fee $5.00/bird pre-registration before October 23rd, $6/bird after October 23rd registration. No limit on birds.
Benching: Friday 4:00 - 7:30 pm
Judging Starts: Saturday 8:00 am (or at judge's discretion)
Checkout: Sunday, 3pm (after raffle & bird auction,) earlier for long distance guests
Contact: Eddie Baig Cell: 647-236-1201
October 29
Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
Chapter 21 American Singer Canary Club of Toronto, Canada
Judge: Tad Rykojc
Location: Etobicoke Olympiom, 590 Rathburn Rd., Etobicoke, Ontario
Lodging: Best Western Plus, 5503 Eglinton Ave West Toronto, Ont M9C 5K5 phont: 416-620-1234
Entry fee $5.00 per bird, limit 15 birds
Benching time Friday 7-9 p.m.
Judging to start Saturday 8:00 a.m.
Checkout: Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Contact: Mohsen Motamedi 416-567-1050
October 29
Haverhill, MA
Chapter 3, New England American Singer Canary Club Double Show
Judges: Laura Schwanof & Saoud Rihan
Location and Lodging: Best Western Plus, Merrimack Valley, 401 Lowell Avenue, Haverhill, MA 01832
Hotel Reservations: 978-373-1511, mention New England American Singer Canary Club for discount price, Limited rooms available cut off date of October 14, 2016 for discounted price
Entry Fee: $4.00 per bird each show ($8 total), no limit
Benching: Friday 5-9 pm, Saturday 6:30-8:00 am
Black & white seed provided by Chapter
Judging Starts: Saturday 8:15 am
Lunch on Saturday provided by Chapter 3 with Raffle to follow
Checkout: Saturday after Award Ceremony
Contact: Alex Amorim 401-438-7588 or 401-339-1376 with any questions on above info
November 5
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
Chapter 6 Chicago Area
Judge: Patrick Miller
Location: Oakbrook Terrace Comfort Suites, 17 West 445 Roosevelt Rd., Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Lodging: 630/916-1000 Ask for the bird show rate $84/night when making reservations.
Benching: Friday after 5pm
Judging Starts: Saturday 7am
Entry Fee: $4.00 per bird
Checkout: Saturday after awards have been presented
Contact: Joaquin Torres phone: 312-259-2779
November 5
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Chapter 38 American Singer Canary Club of Ontario
Judge: Sam Can
Location: Brampton Fairgrounds, 12942 Heartlake Rd, Brampton, Ontario
Lodging: Best Western, 30 Clark Blvd, Brampton, Ontario
Hotel Reservations: 1-905-454-1300
Entry fee: $5 per Bird pre-registration before November 1st, $6 per Bird after November 1st registration, no limit on birds
No registration on Friday, November 4th
Benching: Friday, 6-8 pm
Judging Starts: Saturday, 8 am (or at Judge`s discretion)
Checkout: Sunday 3:30 pm and 1pm for long distance exhibitors. No exceptions.
Show Contact: Arben Bebeti 647-303-0294
November 5
Annapolis, Maryland
Chapter 28 MASCOT
Judge: Joaquin Torres
Plus the Tune Whistler Competition, judged by Paula Hatcher
Also classes for hens
Show Location and Lodging: Annapolis Hampton Inn, 124 Womack Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401, telephone: 410-571-0200
Entry fee: $4 per bird
Benching: Friday 6-9 pm and Saturday 6-7 am.
Judging starts: Saturday morning at the discretion of the judge
Checkout: at show's end on Saturday
Contact: Jeanne Pieper 410-533-3435
November 6
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Chapter 40 ACS of Buffalo
November 12
Livonia, Michigan
DRAGON Chapter 22
Judge: Mario Valladares
Location: Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 30650 Six Mile Rd., Livonia, Michigan
Lodging: Holiday Inn 17123 N. Laurel Park, Livonia, MI 48154 Tel: (800) 465-4329 or (734) 464-1300
Benching: Friday 4-8 pm. EST (no benching on Saturday)
Entry fees: $4 per Singer; $3 fee for each unlighted or flighted hen as well as for tutors.
Limits: There will be a limit of 12 Singers (young and old combined) per exhibitor; a limit of one tutor per exhibitor; there will be no limit on the number of hens permitted per exhibitor. There will also be a limit of 229 Singers (young and old combined) entered in the show in order to keep the show manageable and enjoyable for exhibitors, workers, and, most importantly, for the judge.
Judging will begin early Saturday morning at the discretion of the judge. All singers must be pre-registered by November 8th.
To register your singers or if you have questions regarding the Song Trials, please contact Rick Knopp at or (517) 627-3898. Checkout will immediately follow the Awards Presentation on Saturday.
November 12
Temple, Texas
Chapter 30 Texas American Singer, hosted by Texas Bird Breeders & Fanciers
Judges: Alicia Baker & Allan Gibson
Location: Mayborn Convention Center, 3303 North 3rd St. off I-35, Temple, TX 76501
Entry fee: $6/bird for both judges, $75 max
Registration: Pre-registration REQUIRED. Please send address information to the contact email by October 28, 2016 along with young and old count. ENTRIES MUST be tagged, registration form complete and ready to class on Friday between 3pm and 6:30pm. Show Hall locks up at 7pm. LATE ARRIVALS MUST have cages tagged, registration form complete and ready to class when show hall opens at 7am Saturday. This is a LIMITED ENTRY DOUBLE one day show. If you show up without prior notice, you might not be able to show your birds. We have to be out of the show hall by 5pm.
Judging Starts: Saturday 8 am
Checkout: Saturday after ASC awards are presented
Lodging: Best Western, 602 N. General Bruce Dr., Temple, TX 76504, phone 254-742-1122
Ask for the Texas Bird Breeders rate
(A number of other reasonable rate hotels nearby.)
Contact: Tricia Hartnett (817) 821-8707
November 19
Westchester, Illinois
NIROC (National Institute of Red Orange Canaries)
Judges: John Haddad
Location: Grace Lutheran Church, 1101 Manchester (at Bristol Ave.), Westchester, IL
Entry Fee: $4.00/bird
Benching: Friday after 4pm
Judging starts: Saturday 8am
Checkout: after awards on Saturday
Lodging info: Oakbrook Terrace Comfort Suites, 17 W 445 Roosevelt Rd., Oakbrook Terrace, Il. 60181, 630-916-1000
Contact: Joe Wojtowicz
December 1-3
St. Charles, Illinois
National Cage Bird Show
Judge: Mario Valladares
Click Here for all details.
December 4
San Francisco, California
Pacific American Singers Holiday Show
Judge: Ron Moy
One day show, preregistration requested.
Open to all ASC members but closed to the public due to limited room and limited parking.
Different location this year, confirm before arriving.
Exhibitors may call 408-739-3995 or email for more information.
December 10
Kissimmee, Florida
Chapter 43 Southeast American Singers and the Florida Canary Fanciers
Judge: Patricia Hartnett
Location and Lodging: Ramada Gateway Hotel 7470 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway (HWY 192), Kissimmee FL 34747 407-396-4400 (Ask for Florida Canary Fanciers special rate.
Entry fee $4 per bird, with 20 bird limit.
Registration: Friday by 8 pm, or later by prior arrangement
Show Contact: Brenda Varhola 205-265-6526
or Ninez Giles at 615-336-0519

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