Author Topic: 2022 Ameraucana Eastern National  (Read 43 times)

John W Blehm

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2022 Ameraucana Eastern National
« on: November 25, 2021, 01:27:53 PM »
I am hosting our Ameraucana Eastern National at my backyard chicken show on October 1st, 2022.  This is an Ameraucana only show, with entries by Alliance members only.  Alliance members are welcome, whether you exhibit or not, along with your families and invited guests.  Besides the national meet, by our Ameraucana Alliance, sanctioned meets have also been placed by the ABA & APA and their rules will govern the show.  ABA & APA licensed judge Phil Bartz will do the judging “lawn show” style, with entries housed, fed and watered in their transport coops and placed in show coops just for judging and champion row.  A tent will be setup at the entrance to the show barn/shed to house the entries in their transporting coops.  After a variety or sex class is setup and judged another will be judged and so on.  We’ll be able to place up to 48 bantams and 46 large fowl in show cooping at a time.  The judge will leave the area while birds are moved to and from show coops by their owners and helpers.  The judge will be encouraged to verbally critique birds as he judges…not necessarily comment on each bird, but offer both positive & negative comments here and there to benefit the exhibitors.  Exhibitors will remain a reasonable distance from the judge & clerk and be able to ask questions of the judge only after all judging is complete.  We’ll break for lunch in our pavilion and my guess is judging will be complete well before 5pm.  Coop-in all day Friday September 30th and coop-out all day Sunday October 2nd, so even though all the all the judging will take place on Saturday you can make this a two or three day event.  We offer a barrier-free restroom and heated pavilion with seating for 48 or more.  The entry fee will be $4/bird.  The entry fees, silent auction/raffle income, income above the cost of meals and any donations will be used to pay the judge and his lodging, a tent, wood shavings, ABA sanctioning and miscellaneous.  RVs, etc. are welcome and we offer electrical hookup with their extension cords.  We are just 7 miles from I-75 exit #136, in Birch Run, Michigan.  Birch Run and Frankenmuth are very popular tourist towns with many hotels & restaurants.       
                Russ Blair, Jeff Sonsalla, Michael Muenks and I are the meet committee for the Alliance,, with Jeff as chairman. 
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Re: 2022 Ameraucana Eastern National
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2021, 02:00:38 PM »
Lodging in Bridgeport, about 5.5 miles north of the show...
Baymont Inn - 6460 Dixie Highway, Bridgeport, MI 48722 (989)777-3000

Lodging in Birch Run, about 7 southeast of the show...
America's Best Value Inn - 9235 E. Birch Run Road, Birch Run, MI 48415 (989)624-4440

Best Western PLUS - 9087 Birch Run Road, Birch Run, MI 48415 (989)624-9395

Comfort Inn - 11911 Dixie Highway, Birch Run, MI 48415 (989)624-7777

Hampton Inn - 12130 Tiffany Boulevard, Birch Run, MI 48415 (989)624-2500

Holiday Inn Express - 12150 Dixie Highway, Birch Run, MI 48415 (989) 624-9300

Lodging in Frankenmuth, about 8 miles east of the show...
Frankenmuth Motel - 1218 Weiss Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734 (989)652-6171

Bavarian Inn Lodge - One Covered Bridge Lane, Frankenmuth, MI 48734 (989)652-7200

Zehnder's Splash Village Hotel & Waterpark - 1365 South Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734 (844)207-7309

Drury Inn and Suites - 260 South Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734 (989)652-2800

Fairfield Inn & Suites - 430 South Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734 (989)652-5000

Holiday Inn Express & Suites - 926 South Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734 (989)652-8100

Marv Herzog Hotel - 501 South Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734 (989)652-4700

SpringHill Suites - 530 South Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734 (989)652-7500

Frankenmuth Country Bed and Breakfast - 2160 South Gera Road, Frankenmuth, MI 48734 (989)574-7000

Tuscola Street Bed and Breakfast - 210 West Tuscola Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734 (989)652-6424

Frankenmuth Jellystone Park Camp/Resort - 1339 Weiss Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734 (989)652-6668
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