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Welcome to our website. This page is updated regularly to provide advice on our forthcoming events and activities. The other pages of the site will provide all of the other detailed information you might be looking for.
LATEST CLUB NEWS:
2020 Additional Ring Orders
Just a quick note to let members know that it has come to our attention that there might be a delay if you wish to order additional un-coded 2020 rings.
We believe there could be a delay of up to 4 to 6 weeks from order, due to short stocks and postage delays from overseas.
So, if you think you are likely to need to order more for this year, you better get your order in ASAP.
Don’t leave it till it’s too late.
Forms available on website.
REMINDER – 2021 Membership & Ring Orders
For those members that have not ordered Coded Rings and paid their 2021 Membership, this is a reminder that the Club & BCV Memberships are for the Calendar year, the same as the ring issue.
So if you haven’t ordered your 2021 rings yet and want them in early 2021, now is the time to get your order in with your membership.
The ring registrar is going to be very busy getting all of the coded ring orders packed & mailed, plus postal deliveries are slow , so to save disappointment, think about doing it now.
Forms available on website.
BCV Triennial Annual General Meeting
At our General Meeting held on the 21st of October, 2020 the following Councillors were elected to the following positions:
President: Colin Flanagan
Vice President: Peter Thurn
Secretary: James Smith
Minutes Secretary: Ray Slade
Treasurer: Martin Paoli
Ring Registrar: Darren Macfarlane
Editor: Matt Emond
New Member Co-Ordinator: Amanda Fonti
State Show Manager: James Bader
State Show Secretary: Rod Turnbull
Points Co-Ordinator: Richard Hiscock
National Show Committee: Col Flanagan, Peter Thurn, James Smith, Martin Paoli, Matt Emond, Leigh Downey, Bruce Wilson, Ray Slade & Malcolm Randall
I am sure that you will all congratulate the people who work hard for you, the members. When you do catch up with any of the them please thank them for their upcoming sacrifices and contributions during the pursuit of the improvement of the hobby we all love – the keeping, breeding and showing of the Budgerigar.
United Annual General Meeting
RESCEDULED- 9th February 2021
Although our AGM is usually held by early April, as our year is for Calendar year the same as membership & ring issue. But due to the Virus, the committee are waiting on the restrictions being lifted to hold our AGM.
A further notice will come out calling for nominations, as we get closer.
Please start thinking about how you can help the club.
A number of new video’s and training material has been added to the site. Have a look at the training video’s in the BSSA Master Series section.
If any member would like a subject covered that isn’t already on the site just drop us an email & we will endeavour to add it.
NEW VARIETIES ADDED TO THE SHOW SCHEDULE !!
The Budgerigar Council of Victoria have added two more varieties to the show matrix, in an attempt to encourage the breeders of these varieties into the hobby.
Rainbow Budgerigar (WBO Standard)*
Coloured Budgerigar (WBO Standard) Bush Budgerigar*
This should make a lot of breeders that haven’t been interested in showing or had nowhere to show the birds previously, very happy.
Hopefully those breeders will come on board and start showing them, and make this hobby bigger & better. Showing adds another dimension of enjoyment to the hobby.
We have included a section on this site with all of the information about breeding and showing them, with a copy of the World Budgerigar Organisation Standard for judging.
AT THE RECENT ANBC MEETING, ANOTHER CHANGE TO THE STANDARD WAS MADE. THIS TIME THE BLACKEYE SELF
Download the changes here: BEY Change to Standard 2020