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All roads lead to Wagga Wagga for 2022 National

Updated: Dec 18, 2021

The 2022 ANPA National Show will be held in the NSW regional centre of Wagga Wagga from July 22-24 and hosted by the Twin Cities Fancy Pigeon Club.


The venue will be the Wagga Wagga Showgrounds, Bourke St., Wagga Wagga, NSW. The “Kyeamba Smith” brick pavilion is over 1800 m2 with timber floor, illuminated false ceiling and includes catering and toilet facilities, all on ground level.

The pavilion will comfortably provide for well over 3000 pens over 2-tiers. Twin Cities Club has sufficient local manpower to set up and remove all staging and pens. There is ample free car parking available adjacent to the pavilion.

Accommodation: International Hotel Wagga Wagga. This is a 4-star rated venue where all 81 rooms are King Rooms. These have been offered to our National participants at $139 per room per night. Bookings need to be made by individuals advising they are ANPA National participants to take advantage of that rate. The International Hotel is a 2-minute drive from Wagga’s CBD and features an adjoining Bar and Restaurant where breakfast and dinner are served. The venue also provides a meal service to guest’s rooms and daily housekeeping. The Show venue is a 5-minute drive away while the presentation Dinner venue is a 7-minute drive from this accommodation. Any cancellations require a minimum 48 hours’ notice to avoid any fees.

Phone: (02) 6971 7007

Time: Penning from Thursday afternoon to Friday morning with judging to commence 11am Friday. Unpenning by noon Sunday.

Meeting facilities: The show venue includes a private room with capacity for more than 50 seated.

Presentation Dinner: Wagga RSL Club. A dedicated function room with bar and dinner seating for 200 guests has been reserved with a deposit for the Presentation Dinner on Saturday 23 July. This large club has a multitude of different areas for other activities including punting, pokies, bars and other venues for meals for those who may not wish to support the formal dinner. The preferred servings will be alternating meals with dessert with trophy presentations during the evening which will commence from 6.30 pm.

Show Conditions: These will be as per the printed conditions with the addition “In regard to the Rota Virus, exhibitors enter at their own risk”. The proposed Entry Fee is $4.50 with the first entry to include a catalogue and commemorative jacket patch at $20.

Schedule: This will be as per the latest approved Schedule of Classes.

Judges: Twin Cities will source judges and work with the NSC to adopt a list of judges approved by ANPA. Twin Cities will arrange a suitable memento of the occasion for each judge.

Sale Birds: Separate sale pens will be available with a required limit of one bird per pen at a cost of $4 per pen.

Trophies: Twin Cities will arrange for appropriate trophies commensurate with the traditional quality of trophies with the ANPA number in accordance with the printed Show Conditions.

Juniors: Provision will be made in accordance with the printed Show Conditions with initial entry @ $15 and subsequent entries will be free.

Photography: Twin Cities will coordinate with ANPA Committee to contract a suitable photographer to provide photos of all Best of Breed and Best Young Bird winners and general photos of the event for publication in the ANPA Newsletter and on the ANPA web site.

Auction Birds: Invitations will be called for quality pigeons where a percentage of winning bids will be retained to offset costs of hosting the show.

The event may be subject to COVID-19 restrictions and if required, the provision of an approved COVID Plan.

For more information contact Show Secretary Frank Hayes -

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