Master Breeder Program
American Archangel Club will be denoted as AAC.
- The AAC Master Breeder Program is established to acknowledge the AAC member who consistently breeds superior birds as demonstrated by the performance of their birds in show competition. Therefore, Master Breeder points shall be awarded to members in good standing with the AAC and is subject to the following regulations.
- Master Breeder Points will only be awarded for birds that are bred, raised and entered by an AAC member. The exhibitor does not have to attend the show to receive points. If a non-member wins points at a show they must join the club the day of the show to be awarded said points. Master Breeder Points will be awarded only for official AAC meets. Any AAC member in good standing may declare an official AAC meet by notifying the AAC club secretary and the secretary sponsoring the show. This notification must include the date, time and location, sponsor, name of show, where said meet is to be held and submitted at least 45 days before date of the meet. Only one State level AAC meet per year, in each State, may be designated as a Master Breeder Points State meet. State meets require a minimum of 10 birds and 3 exhibitors to win points.
- National AAC meets will be held in conjunction with NYBS at Louisville, KY, ISPA Des Moines annual show and the NPA Grand National. All other shows will be considered state level meets. Any nationally recognized pigeon show (Pageant, Reading, Western NYBS, etc.) can be declared a national meet by submitting a request signed by 3 AAC members in good standing to the AAC club secretary. National meets require a minimum of 25 birds and 5 exhibitors to win national points.
- Any declared national AAC meet that has less than 25 birds and/or 5 exhibitors will be awarded points allotted for state level meets
- No birds can be awarded any points if rated less than “S” superior by the AAC judge regardless of number of entries in class. No single bird can win more than 400 points in its lifetime.
- Points will be awarded by rating, number of exhibitors and number of birds as stated below. In order to receive said points a bird must be rated “S” or higher. Only those best of class categories listed below will be used for awarding points regardless of classes used for judging (young hen, old cocks, white flights, etc.) and regardless of awards offered a meets.
All “E” birds receive; 30 National, 10 State.
All “HS” birds receive; 20 National, 7 State.
Champion Archangel; 65 National, 25 State.
Reserve Champion; 40 National, 15 State.
For the following; points will be awarded only if that class meets the requirement of paragraph a; for National meets or paragraph b; for State meets.
Best Dark Bronze Blackwing; 25 National, 8 State.
Best Light Bronze Blackwing, 25 National, 8 State.
Best Bluewing; 25 National, 8 State.
Best Whitewing; 25 National, 8 State.
Best AOC; 30 National, 10 State.
Best Other; 30 National, 10 State.
- For National meets best of class will only win points if 10 or more birds are entered in that class by 3 or more exhibitors, If there are more than 10 birds in a class listed above an additional 10 points will be awarded to best of class for each increment of 5 additional birds entered in the class.
- For State meets best of class will only win points if 5 or more birds are entered in that class by 2 or more exhibitors. If there are more than 5 birds in a class listed above an additional 5 points will be awarded to best of class for each increment of 5 additional birds entered in the class.
- Total required to attain Master Breeder is 2000 points.
- A Master Breeder plaque will be awarded by the AAC when the required number of points is attained.
- Points standings will be printed in the spring bulletin.
- Points will be awarded for any official AAC meets beginning March 10, 1993 which date of the official formation of the AAC as a National club.
- Any person found guilty of fraud or cheating on points will be expelled from the AAC Master Breeders Program. Questions regarding the accuracy of points awarded will be directed to the AAC secretary.