Annual Show Information

Clear Yellow
Clear Yellow

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Dimorphic Red Agate Male
Dimorphic Red Agate Male

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Clear Yellow

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So you thought a canary was just a little yellow bird. . Watch our slide show for just a few of the many availble canaries that are bred today.


The Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanical Garden

301 North Baldwin

Arcadia, CA 91007-2697

  • Show is open to the public.

  • No Entrance fee for visitors or exhibitors (look for signs).

  • $3.00/bird member exhibition fee.

  • Birds will be for sale.

  • Door open up at 7:00 AM for exhibitors.

  • Hall opens at for 9:00am for visitors.

  • Early check in from 3pm-8pm on Friday.

  • Sale table are available and you can split tables with a friend.

  • Awards given at the hall after the judging is completed.

  • Any Questions: email - mabuckles2@hotmail (Re: Canary) or

                              email - (Re: Finch).

Judges for 2018

Reg Nixson - Type

Robert Wild - Old Varieties

Jerry Zak - Lipochrome

Ricardo Sanchez - Melanin & Colorbred Families

We regret to inform you that the 2019 Annual ACFA show has to be cancelled due to the continued outbreaks of Virulent Newcastle Disease in the Counties of Los Angeles, San Bernardino & Riverside.

For this same reason the annual bird Auction in September is being postponed. We are still planning on hosting the Auction in early 2020 if the quarantine is lifted. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Sale Tables Available

Don't need a full table,

You can split one with a friend.

Rate: $50.00 for a 6 foot table

Contact Mary Anne Buckles (562) 532-4810 for complete information. When emailing please put put "canary" in subject line.

Hotels Closeby

Always check for current rates

Motel 6 - 225 Colorado Pl Arcadia CA 91007 626-446-22-660 (allows pets)

Oak Tree Inn - 788 W Huntington Dr Monrovia CA 91016


Courtyard/Marriott - 700 W Huntington Dr Monrovia CA

626-357-5211 (NO pets)

Hampton Inn - 311 E Huntington Dr Arcadia CA

626-574-5600 (NO pets)

These days a lot of hotels do not accept any animals in rooms. Call hotels for current rates. You can drop your birds off at the show hall after 2:00PM on show date Friday. The show hall will be open until 8PM on that Friday. You can drop the birds off, set them up and have them ready for the show on Saturday. Or you can be at the show hall on Saturday at 7AM and do all your getting ready then. Just remember you have to be done and your birds place in their respective places in each division before the show start time of 9AM.

Become a Club Show Sponsor

You can help ACFA put on the best show ever by becoming a Club Show Sponsor. Sponsorship dollars help ACFA buy awards, pay for judges while there are here. When you send in you sponsorship, tell us which canary variety you would like to sponsor.


Sponsorship money should be sent to:

ACFA  4823 W 136th St, Hawthorn, CA 90250


and received by the August meeting date so names can be printed in the show catalog. A poster of Sponsors will also be displayed at the show.

GOLD SPONSOR -   $100.00