Registration Forms for Avian Bowl: Please contact:
Dr. Francine Bradley
1775 East Palm Canyon Drive, Suite 110-129
Palm Springs, CA 92264
Phone: 760-699-5078 Fax: 760-699-7056
Sign-in by 12:00 PM Registered Avian Bowl Teams; Senior teams take written test. Competition begins at 12:30.
Avian Bowl: This event will be conducted by Dr. Francine Bradley of U.C. Davis Extension, and requires advance registration. This event serves as the California State qualifier for 4-H. The winning senior team will be eligible to represent California at the 4-H National Poultry and Egg Conference in Kentucky in November, 2022 Avian Bowl will begin shortly after the conclusion of the Showmanship contests. Time up-dates will be posted during the day. Advance registration by mail or fax is required with Dr. Bradley.
Nature of the Contest: This teams-only contest covers a broad spectrum of knowledge of avian science and poultry industry categories as diverse as avian anato-my and commercial egg production practices. Teams: Teams consist of 2, 3 or 4 members. Team members must all be in the same age division, but they need not be from the same club or county. Junior Teams - all members are 13 years old or younger as of January 1, 2022. Senior Teams - all members are 14 years old or older as of January 1, 2022.
Awards: Awards will be presented to the 1st through 3rd place teams in each division.
Judging Standard and Study Materials: National 4-H Avian Bowl Manual is availa-ble from the Clemson University Bulletin Room. The cost is $22.65 with shipping and may be ordered online using the following: URL: https://secure.touchnet.net/C20569_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=1587 You will also want to download and add: https://national4hpoultry.ca.uky.edu/content/avian-bowl
Each year's Avian Bowl questions are drawn from the "National 4-H Avian Bowl Manual". Only answers based on the information in this manual are considered cor-rect. This year’s study sections are available on-line at