How to Sanction your Poultry Show with the ABA

#1 – Make sure your club is a current member of the American Bantam Association. 

Dues are $25 per year, plus a $25 per show sanction fee.

#2 – Agree to hire ABA judges for your show to judge all bantam classes.  With a paid membership, all clubs can sanction ABA shows with their agreement to adhere to the ABA Official Show Rules. 

Requirements:  All judges at all ABA sanctioned meets must be members in good standing of the ABA. At District, State, or Provincial and Special Meets; a minimum of one judge must be ABA licensed and not less than 50% of the judging staff must be ABA licensed and all other judges must be APA licensed or Canadian provincial licensed to judge bantams. 

#3 – Send in your show information (see Sanction Request Form if needed) to the ABA at and

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