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Susan Mouw

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ABC National Meets since 1989
« on: December 08, 2018, 03:00:34 PM »
Well, some of you know just how much of a sucker I am for a new research project, but maybe some of you don't. (grin)

Here are the results of one of my latest projects - the location of all ABC National Meets, since 1989.

http://ameraucanabreedersclub.org/National%20Meets/ABC%20Nationals%20map.pdf
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Re: ABC National Meets since 1989
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2018, 05:05:24 PM »
  Oops!  Didn't change 2005 to Sedalia, MO. and 2006 Frankenmuth, MI.!  Photos below are proof that they are listed incorrectly.  The rotation began with 2005, but was jumbled a little at first!
  In 2011 the national was passed to be at Columbus with the joint APA/ABA/IWBA.  We only missed the national meets in 2008, 2009 and 2013 since our first one in 2000.  Jerry DeSmidt may have a bantam traveling plaque which may take them back to the beginning and more confirmation about the 05 and 06 swap.
  A link to the past.
  Paul

« Last Edit: December 09, 2018, 05:12:41 PM by Paul »
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Re: ABC National Meets since 1989
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2018, 06:24:33 PM »
The information posted above was taken from our archives of newsletters and I went back and looked at those two years.  You are correct, Paul and I will make that change.

Swapping those two meets around from '05 to '06, and vice versa doesn't, however, change the evident concentration of meets in the Northeast quadrant of the country.  With only two exceptions, almost all National meets have been held north of the Mason-Dixon and, with only a few exceptions in the Eastern half of the continent.

I know, in earlier times, that was where the biggest concentration of members were, but that is no longer true.  We now have members in all of the lower 48 states and need to expand our resources and benefits to include those members, as well.
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Re: ABC National Meets since 1989
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2018, 10:55:34 PM »
The correction didn't change the locations, only the order which was not in the rotation order!
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« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2018, 07:37:09 AM »
The correction didn't change the locations, only the order which was not in the rotation order!

I'm working on a new map, Paul.  But yesterday was Sunday and I don't work on Sundays, so give me a chance. lol
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« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2018, 08:31:11 PM »
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