OIRCC SHOW RULES
- All birds entered in team classes are automatically judged in single
classes. Birds not into team classes are limited to one class. All birds
entered must be breed, raised, and trained by exhibitor except in classes 11 and 12.
- Any team of four birds must be benched together as entered by exhibitor, and
under no circumstances be split while being judged. The Judges decisions shall be final.
- Leave no identification marks on either bird or cage. All birds will be
given the best of care, but are accepted only at the owner's risk.
- No birds shall be removed from the show room without the consent of the show committee.
Standard 8" or 10" open cages with a proper closed cabinet with any size and
shape perches will be accepted. Food and water cups must be clear glass.
- In awarding prizes in cases of ties in total, the G.E. takes first
preference. In case of tie in G.E. the first three tours the bird sings are to
be added together. In case of still no decision, then the next two tours the
bird sings shall be added together. If no decision, then the bird that drops a
point on the first tours starting at Hollow Roll is to be the loser. The
number of tours the bird sings is not to be taken into account. Ties must be
settled before the scores are posted. In case of still tie, the bird in
question are to be returned to the judging room. There the Judge will decide.
All decisions of the Judge shall be final, and in no case the score of a bird
be changed after the bird has left the judging room.
- No person unless officially employed, or a breeder-exhibitor, will be
admitted into the judging room during open judging unless approved by the show
committee. In 1996 all judging will be all closed.
- The Judge must not stay the home or visit the aviary of any member of the
local club 60 days prior to or during the judging, and shall not judge any
individual's birds not exhibited in the show during his engagement by the club.
No communication with the Judge either written or oral concerning the birds will be allowed.
- ALL CLOSED BANDS OF ACCEPTED CLUBS AND ASSOCIATIONS ARE ELIGIBLE.
- One Hundred Point Song Standard will govern contest.
- In the event of a Master breeder, Champion, Amateur an Novice living in the
same house, they must exhibit in the highest class. All birds raised by either
in partnership must be exhibited in the section of the partner having the
- The show committee reserves the right to reject any entries, and refund fees
paid without assigning reason for same. The show committee will settles any
dispute that may arise.
- All fees, transportations changes or insurance shall be paid by the owner
of the bird or birds.
- At least one bird in classes 9 and 10 must be an old bird.
- At least one bird in classes 11 and 12 must be purchased.
- Tour specials awarded on single birds, B.R.T.E. to be picked by Judge.
- NOVICE CLASS - One who has never won first place, single or team open class.
- AMATEUR CLASS - One who has won one first place in Novice Class #7 or
- CHAMPION CLASS - One who has won two first places in Amateur Class under two separate Judges.
- MASTER BREEDER - One who has won three first places with the highest scoring single Champion bird.
THE ABOVE WINNINGS MUST BE BY YOUNG BIRDS AND IN OPEN COMPETITION, BRED, RAISED
AND TRAINED BY THE EXHIBITOR IN DIFFERENT OPEN CONTESTS.
- The breeder remains in the same class during the show season.
- Any exhibitor failing to classify himself in the correct class will be
placed in the class decided upon by the show committee.
- A team of birds failing to perform will be given a second trail.
- Class 11 - 12 not eligible to win Special Awards.
- Judging order will be determined by drawing.
- No birds may be taken out of the cabinets to sing before being judged.
* Please Note:
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Last modified: February 05, 1997
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