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Mike Gilbert

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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #15 on: October 13, 2017, 02:29:33 PM »
Some of the states not highlighted in color are the homes of members, apparently, just less than 5 - correct?   Would it be a lot of trouble to show the numbers for each state?   I think we have to consider not only individual states, but also numbers of members by regions - within a reasonable driving distance. 

I was surprised to see we had that many in Texas!
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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #16 on: October 13, 2017, 03:03:25 PM »
Some of the states not highlighted in color are the homes of members, apparently, just less than 5 - correct?   Would it be a lot of trouble to show the numbers for each state?   I think we have to consider not only individual states, but also numbers of members by regions - within a reasonable driving distance. 

I was surprised to see we had that many in Texas!

That is correct...the white states have 4 or fewer Alliance members. 
TX had 11 a year ago at this time.

When it comes to region, you can't top the numbers in the mid-west.  If you look at IN and the 5 states bordering it we have over 50 Alliance members and the Central Indiana show brought in many.  It is a "crossroads" location, as they say. 
Also the number of members in any state/province or region doesn't always equate to numbers that would exhibit or even attend without exhibiting as a few members did this year.  Look at how few members request Club Meets and where the ones are that are requested and actually attended.
TX and PA have a lot of members, but they are also either restrictive when it comes to out-of state birds or they require so much testing that many would stay away.  MI, OH, IN & WI are easier to deal with. 
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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #17 on: October 14, 2017, 12:35:36 AM »
Somewhere west of the Mississippi  :)

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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #18 on: October 15, 2017, 03:36:17 PM »
Has anybody ever attended the central Illinois poultry show? It seems to be in a centrally located area, this year it was in Bloomington Illinois the same weekend of our national meet. Well I messaged them with Beth's Info if they wanted to put a bid in for next years National Meet. I guess we will see what they offer lol if anything at all
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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #19 on: October 15, 2017, 06:09:20 PM »
Well it looks like Illinois has hoops for out of state entries, that's no good for a National Meet in my eyes  :-\
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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #20 on: November 13, 2017, 11:48:18 AM »
The board has voted and our 2018 Ameraucana National Meet will be at the Wisconsin International, September 29th & 30th.

September 29-30, 2018
Ameraucana National Meet
Wisconsin International Poultry Club Wisconsin International, Portage WI
Contact: Steve Tone info@wisconsininternational.com (608)371-WIPS

Show location: Veterans Memorial Field (Columbia County Fairgrounds), Portage, WI 53901

SHOW HEADQUARTERS The show Headquarters is at the Ridge Motor Inn 2900 New Pinery Rd. Portage Wisconsin 53901.For reservations call 1(877)7425306.  Ask for WI International Poultry Club Block. Super 8 located at 3000 New Pinery Rd. Portage WI. 53901. Call (608) 742-8330 for reservations and ask for the WI International Poultry Club Block. Rooms are limited. MAKE SURE TO RESERVE EARLY TO GET THE BEST RATE.
The "TripAdvisor" online ratings average for this hotel is only 3 stars.

Some other options...

Best Western Resort Hotel & Conference Center  I've made reservations here.  The price is $98/night plus tax, but they sounds like they may give us a better rate.
Super 8 Portage
Comfort Suites Wisconsin Dells Area
Days Inn Portage
Sunset Motel
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