Cajun Classic 2013
The Cajun Serama Council, the Louisiana affiliate of the Serama Council of North America has selected, April 12 &13, as the dates of the 2013 Cajun Classic. The CC, the largest gathering of the SERAMA and their enthusiast in the Western World features Table Top Showing and Judging of the SERAMA in the Malaysian tradition. The SERAMA is the smallest chicken in the world, averaging 8 ounces and come in hundreds of different colors.
The St. James Parish Tourist / information Center is the location of the extravaganza. The address, 1094 Airline Hwy / US 61, Gramercy, La. 70346, is located just off of Interstate 10, mid-way between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
ABA and APA sanctioned, judges for the event, include, Jim Adkins, NC, Don Nelson, RI and Julie Miller, MN
All three (3) type of SERAMA, the American, The Traditional, The AYAM/Malaysian, will be featured each having it's own show and judged according to it's own Standard.
The American Serama will be shown and judged in cage only, using the ABA/APA Standard for the American Serama. Only the accepted color variety (White) and the 3 varieties pending approval, .. (Black, Exchequer and Wheaten) will be shown in cage.
The Traditional Serama, all colors, sizes, (Micro, A, B & C), feather types, (silkied, frizzle, booted) will be shown and judged Table Top only, according to the SCNA Standard for Table Top Judging.
The AYAM/Malaysian Serama, in all of it's types (Slim, Ball, Apple, Dragon), in all color varieties will also be shown and judged Table Top according to the SCNA standard for the Malaysian Serama.
A Cajun Feast is planned for Friday evening, free to exhibitors, members and friends of the SCNA family. Boiled crawfish with all the trimming (new potatoes, pearl onions, garlic cloves, lemon wedges, button mushrooms, corn on the cob, and smoked sausage) followed with fried alligator nuggets, catfish and cracklin. Ice cold, soda and bottled water to wash it down with. Dessert will king cake.
Friday's early evening entertainment, features Cajun dancers and an Hawaiian dance troupe.
Coop in begins at noon Friday and continues until 6 PM.
ABA/APA in cage judging of the American Serama begins at 6:30 PM. A Champion white cock will be selected, along with a Champion hen, cockerel and pullet. An American Serama Show Champ will be crowned. Following, pre-qualifying meets for the black, exchequer and wheaten varieties will be held with the selection of Best of Variety of each color named. While in cage judging of the American Serama is on going, serama chicks in 1 month, 2 month and 3 month classes will be shown table top in groups of 3, Champs and Reserve camps of each age group will be named.
Culminating Fridays activities will be the AYAM/Malaysian Serama competition. A Champion and Reserve Champion Male and Female will be selected along with an overall AYAM/Malaysian Serama Show Champion.
Saturday is all about the Traditional Serama. Judging begins at 9 AM for both Open & Juniors shows. Cocks and Hens will be divided into A. B and C Classes, based on weight. Cockerels and Pullets will be judged separately. Silkied, Frizzle, and Booted, Male and Female Classes will be featured in their own Classes.. Class Champions and Reserve Champions will be selected, followed by an overall Open and Junior Show Champion and Reserve Champion.
At the end of the day, an over all, Best of the Best, 2013 Cajun Classic Champion of all Shows will be selected and crowned, based on Character and Performance. The owner's names will be inscribed on the Cajun Classic Perpetual Trophy for posterity's sake. Only dues paid members of SCNA are eligible for this award.
Saturday's entertainment features a live Cajun Zedico Band with Cajun Line Dancers. Spuddy's Cajun Seafood Restaurant will sell Cajun fare at modest prices. Tickets for a 100 item Raffle Table will be sold through out the day, with drawings at 4 PM.
During lunch break Saturday, a 'smallest' Serama, male and female will be crowned. A 'dress um up” contest will follow, where the best dressed Serama Cock and Hen will be chosen by popular acclaim.
2013 will be the IX Cajun Classic. Ever growing, CC draws visitors from across North America and Europe. Chicken shows are held just about every weekend, but there is only one "Superbowl" of Chicken Shows, the Cajun Classic. Be a part of it, an experience you will carry to your grave
For additional information, contact Jerry Schexnayder by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. On line registration at scnashows.weebly.com/
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