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National Bird Show

Published 11/19/2015

St. Charles, Illinois, November 19, 2015 – The National Bird Show will host its 67th Annual Show at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, IL, on December 3-5, 2015. The show will feature 19 divisions of exotic birds including canaries, finches and parrots which will compete for a variety of awards over the weekend.

The show also features many other activities including a bird sale room, a bird fair area with vendors offering a variety of exotic birds and accessories, a Museum Exhibit of the National Bird Show, a pet bird exhibition and an indoor aviary of birds on display. The National Bird Show will feature some of the best exotic birds from around the

country. These birds are all competing to win their divisions. The public is welcome to attend the NBS Show. Please note that viewing on Friday may be limited during judging. Visitors please feel free to ask questions when you are in doubt about the procedures of the show. Following is a brief schedule for guests:

Thursday December 3 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Exhibitors and Vendors Register and set up for the event Megacenter

1 p.m. – 4 p.m. National Finch and Softbill Society Afternoon of Aviculture (http://nfss.org/project/afternoon-of-aviculture/ for the agenda) Ruby Room

Friday December 4 8 a.m. Opening Ceremony Megacenter Hall

8:15 a.m. Judging Begins Megacenter Hall

8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Bird Sale Room Open Megacenter Offices

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Show Hall Open to the General Public Megacenter Hall Noon – 6 p.m. The Avicultural Society of Chicagoland Bird Fair Open for Guests St. Charles Ballroom

Saturday December 5 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Bird Sale Room Open Megacenter Offices

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Show Hall Open to the General Public Megacenter Hall

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Avicultural Society of Chicagoland Bird Fair Open for Guests St. Charles Ballroom

11 a.m. – Noon Pet Bird Show (Registration at 11 a.m, judging at 11:30 a.m.) Megacenter Lobby

4:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony Megacenter Hall

If you would like more information about this topic, please email Ncbs.cb@verizon.net or contact us on FaceBook. Exhibitors can find additional information about registration, deadlines and rules on FaceBook and the NBS website.

The Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau is funded by the Illinois Office of Tourism and a portion of the hotel/motel tax collected by St. Charles hotels to promote Greater St. Charles as a destination for leisure tourists and meetings and conventions, sports events, and motor-coach trips. For additional information regarding the bureau’s marketing and sales activities, contact the bureau at 630-377-6161, 800-777-4373 or www.visitstcharles.com.

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