Site Updates


Update 17 December 2018

Ring Order form updated.
Latest Member List uploaded.


Update 1 December 2018

VBV Management Committee updated.


Update 29 October 2018

Two new Articles added.
Half Century with Budgies by George Norval
Budgie Greats - Dr Alf Robertson, Durban South Africa by George Norval


Update 23 October 2018

Members list updated.
Budgerigar Society of Namibia club added Chairman and Secretary.


Update 16 October 2018

2019 Show dates have been added.
Eastern Cape Marked Catalogue uploaded.
Important Dates added under The Society then Important Dates.


Update 11 October 2018

Updated the Show Cage order form to enable the order of show cage sections.
Show running points score updated.


Update 10 October 2018

Included the Budgerigar Society of Namibia on the Application, Ring Order and Show Cage Order forms.


Update 22 September 2018

Updated Ring Order form so default is 2019 rings. For any 2018 rings this field must be changed.


Update 15 August 2018

SA National results with pictures updated. See Society Shows then click South African Results.


Update 6 August 2018

Constitution Volume 1 and 2 updated.
BSSA Members List updated
Top 20 Exhibitors and Champiuons of Sections updated.
Champion Birds updated.
Administrators Report for 2018 has been uploaded.
Show Comparison Stats from 2004 updated.


Update 5 August 2018

SA National Winners updated. See Society Awards.
Members Achievements for 40 years and more updated. See Member Achievements.
Honorary Life Members updated to include John Nel. See Member Achievements.


Update 3 August 2018

Points Score end 2018 Season menu item to reflect the 2018 Show Season points.
Show Running Points Score menu item reflects 2019 Show Season points.
Colour of the Year updated.
The SA National Marked Catalogue was uploaded.


Update 2 August 2018

Main screen updated.
Running Points list updated to include the SA National Show points. Next update will reflect all promotions and reset points ready for 2019 Show season.
BSSA 2019 Fee Structure updated.


Update 24 July 2018

Judges list updated.
Running Points list updated to include Wesatern Cape Additional 2 show points.
National Auction Birds added mon main screen.


Update 25 June 2018

The 2018 Free State Championship Show results have been uploaded.


Update 19 June 2018

The 2018 South African Championship Show catalogue and documents have been uploaded.
The Marked Catalogue of the Western Cape Additional Championship has been uploaded.


Update 13 June 2018

The 2018 Marked Catalogues for Shows has been uploaded.


Update 13 June 2018

Updated Champion Bird list.
Judges list updated.
New Article by Essa added.
Updated Running Points for 2018


Update 4 June 2018

Updated Show Documents uploaded.


Update 1 June 2018

Gauteng Championship Show results and pictures uploaded.
Members points updated.


Update 24 May 2018

Free State Show Catalogue uploaded.


Update 22 May 2018

Eastern Cape Additional Show Catalogue uploaded.


Update 9 May 2018

Western Cape show points added to Running Points score.
Western Cape Championship Show results and pictures added.
Gauteng Area Championship Show Catalogue uploaded.


Update 24 April 2018

Western Cape show points added to Running Points score.
Western Cape Championship Show results and pictures added.


Update 24 April 2018

KZN show points added to Running Points score.
KwaZulu-Natal Championship Show results and pictures added.


Update 28 March 2018

Updated Constitution Volume 2. New rule has passed and will be implemented as from 1 April 2018.


Update 23 March 2018

Running points updated. See Society Shows and Show Running Points Score


Update 7 March 2018

Running points updated. See Society Shows and Show Running Points Score


Update 12 February 2018

KwaZulu-Natal Championship Show documents added.


Update 17 January 2018

Panel of Judges updated.
New members list uploaded.


Update 16 January 2018

Requirements for shows updated.


Update 9 January 2018

Free State Additional Show Catalogue and documents added.


Update 15 December 2017

BSSA Clubs updated.
Members Achievements updated.
The BSSA Roster was updated to include ERBS presenting the KwaZulu-Natal Show.


Update 2 November 2017

BSSA Members list updated.
BSSA Points List updated.


Update 1 November 2017

Club contact details updated.
BSSA Office Bearer have been updated.
All Show dates and current information has been updated.
Removed Rare & Spangle Show Tool.
All Show Documents for 2018 have been updated.


Update 15 September 2017

Members List updated.
Gauteng Additional Show Catalogue and Extended Entry form uploaded.


Update 4 September 2017

BSSA Constitution Volume 2 updated to reflect new grading requirements for shows.
Show Grade Requirements was updated. See Society Shows then Show Grade Qualifications.


Update 29 August 2017

Club Chairman and Secreteries details updated.


Update 11 August 2017

Champion and Grand Champion Birds has been updated.
Top 20 updated.
Administrators Report has been updated.


Update 28 July 2017

The 2017 Administrators Report has been loaded. Click Society Shows then Admin Show Report.
Under Society Awards - National Winners, Top 20 and Champions Birds have been updated.
Reinhard Molkentin added to HLM list - Member Achievements - Honorary Life Members.
BSSA Fees for 2018 have been updated which includes the ring price - Membership - How to become a member - BSSA Fee Structure.
The Show Comparison from 2004 to 2017 has been updated. Society Shows - Show Comparison.
Colour of the Year winner for 2017 updated - Society Shows - Colour of the Year.
BSSA Office Bearers have been updated.


Update 1 August 2017

The South African National results have been updated with pictures of the winners.


Update 26 July 2017

2018 Ring prices indicated.


Update 5 July 2017

Points have been updated. See Society Shows and Running Points.


Update 19 June 2017

Updated the show roster.


Update 8 June 2017

2017 Show Results for the Gauteng Championship Show has been added.
See all winners.


Update 2 June 2017

Update Hierarchy Guidelines, Show Schedule and Entry Forms uploaded. See Society Shows and Show Documents.


Update 15 May 2017

The Eastern Cape, Free State and Western Cape Show results have been uploaded with all pictures.
If you have pictures of a show please forward to the Administrator for consideration.
All the National WInners from 1936 have now been added.


Update 10 May 2017

A file on How to Assemble a BSSA Show Cage has been added under "Society Shows".


Update 9 May 2017

KZNBC has amalgamated with ERBS and therefore has been removed from all web pages.
BSSA News updated.
Show Grade Qualification numbers added under Society Shows.


Update 8 May 2017

TBC news updated.


Update 27 April 2017

Correction to Clearbody Excel file for show management.


Update 21 April 2017

Western Cape Show Catalogue uploaded. The show takes place on 13 May 2017 with entries closing on 9 May 2017.


Update 4 April 2017

New Menu option for Society Awards and Member Achievements created.
You can now select to see National award winners, Champion Bird list, Grand and Supreme Champion awards and the Doc Robertson Award.


Update 28 March 2017

Various show updates have been made.
Free State Championship Show Catalogue has been uploaded.
Gauteng Provincial Championship Show Catalogue has been uploaded.
South African National Show date brought one week earlier to 21 to 23 July 2017.


Update 21 March 2017

Rare Variety and Spangle Show Tool V1.2 added. Click Society Shows then Rare and Spangle Show Tool.


Update 21 March 2017

Show results updated for Rare Variety and Spangle Shows.


Update 26 February 2017

Eastern Cape Championship Show Catalogue for 2017 uploaded. Click Society Shows then Show Dates and select Eastern Cape Shows.


Update 18 February 2017

East Londen Budgie Society does it again. See article by clicking Club News then ELBS.


Update 14 February 2017

Entry forms standardised. Now includes Budgerigars of Colour on all show entry forms.


Update 11 February 2017

New article, No Perfect Way, has been added. Click the Articles Link.


Update 9 February 2017

Added all documents required for Budgerigar of Colour at shows.


Update 3 February 2017

Online Order form for Wire Show Cages added. See bottom centre for link "Order Show Cages".


Update 1 February 2017

BSSA Constitution Volume 2 uploaded.


Update 27 January 2017

The Clearbody Show file was uopdated. All Show Secretaries to take note and download latest file.
Added all Colour of the Year winners as well as future colour.


Update 26 January 2017

Details of ERBS new Secretary uploaded.
Updates Show dates for 2017.
SANCBA Clubs added under External Links.
SANCBA 2017 Show dates loaded under External Links.


Update 15 December 2016

Trainee Judge added.


Update 3 December 2016

The Clubs in South Africa Chairman and Secretaries updated.


Update 31 October 2016

The constituation Volume 2 clause 3.5.2 was updated.


Update 21 October 2016

Tweaked the ring order form by removing 2016.


Update 5 September 2016

The Judges list has been updated.


Update 21 August 2016

The South African Show Results for 2016 have been updated with all pictures.
If you have any pictures to add please send to web master via email stating details of picture.
New article added from Essa Hassim. See Articles.


Update 18 August 2016

The BSSA Constitution Volume 1 and 2 has been uploaded. Click The Society to view.
Details of the 2017 Shows have been uploaded.
The Eastern Cape Additional Show catalogue was uploaded.


Update 15 August 2016

All Show documents for 2017 has been loaded. Click Society Shows then Show Documents.
On line Show Entry form has been updated to reflect the Clearbody.
The Ring Order form now reflects Show Budgie (4.20mm) and Budgies of Colour (3.5mm). The default is for Show Budgies. Please ensure you select correct ring sizes when ordering.
The Show Comparison has been updated with 2016 stats.
Top Exhibitors has been updated.


Update 8 August 2016

The Administrators Show Report for 2016 has been loaded. Click Society Shows then Admin Show Reports to view.


Update 1 August 2016

Added article on Koos Jacobs from ELBS. Click Articles to view.


Update 1 August 2016

New Ring options added.
New Affiliation Fees for 2017 added.
Addition of late rejoining fee.


Update 20 July 2016

Updates email address.


Update 14 June 2016

Added an on-line Precis form for clubs to submit their Precis. On front page bottom next to ring order, application etc forms.


Update 13 June 2016

2016 South African Championship Show Catalogue and Program loaded.


Update 31 April 2016

Ian Nel added to Panel of Judges.
The latest Running Points score has been added.


Update 21 April 2016

The latest Running Points score has been added.


Update 21 May 2016

Office Bearers, Sub Committe and BSSA Judges updated.
Members data removed from site due to new POPI Act. Please contact the Administrator if you require member details. Going forward this will only be provided to current members on request.


Update 21 April 2016

The Western Cape Championship Show Catalogue has been added.


Update 7 April 2016

The Running points list has been updated with the Free State Rare and Spangle points.
The BSSA membership list has been updated and all members who have not renewed have been removed.


Update 2 April 2016

The Show catalogues for the Free State and Gauteng Championship Shows have been added.


Update 21 March 2016

Show points updated. Eastern Cape and Additional Gauteng points added. Awaiting Rare and Spangle Shows points


Update 21 March 2016

The Normal Championship Show documents have been updated and uploaded. Show Secretaries to select appropiate documents required for show.
Added documentation of how to determine colour dot winners.


Update 20 March 2016

Rare Variety and Spangle Variety Show documents updated and uploaded.


Update 20 March 2016

The Additional Gauteng Show catalogue has been loaded.


Update 7 February 2016

The Gauteng Show dates have been updated.


Update 1 January 2016

The BSSA Members list has been updated.
The running point scores for members has also been updated.


Update 27 December 2015

On the menu under Society Shows I renamed Exhibitor Result to Top Exhibitors.
The Top Exhibitors of 2015 was updated.
All the SANCBA Show dates for 2016 was loaded. See menu item External then SANCBA Information.
The Champion Birds have been updated for 2015.


Update 22 December 2015

Colour change and small adjustments to web site


Update 15 December 2015

For Sale items added under Members Items - Members for Sale Items


Update 4 December 2015

On Line ring order form and Downloadable paper based BSSA Ring form updated to reflect postage options.


Update 28 November 2015

New video of the 1997 SA National uploaded. See Articles.


Update 28 November 2015

Members list was updated. The Show dates were added.


Update 9 November 2015

GBC Secretary was updated.


Update 17 October 2015

The BSSA Show Comparison was updated. Go to Society Shows then click Show Comparison.


Update 17 October 2015

The BSSA Show Roster was updated. Go to Society Shows then Show Roster. The 2015 Administrators Show Report was loaded. Go to Society Shows then Administrator Show Reports then select the report you want to view. Main Page Show dates updated. Go to Society Shoes then Show Dates.


Update 10 October 2015

The BSSA Ring Order form and Membership was updated to reflect ABC closing and DBC becoming KZNBC. The Clubs details also updated.


Update 10 October 2015

The BSSA Members list, BSSA Running Point Score, BSSA Office Bearers, BSSA News was all updated.


Update 13 September 2015

Added 3 new video articles. Click Articles then view Fred Sherman discussing birds, See the Transvaal Provincial 1997 and Despotting a Show Budgie.


Update 13 August 2015

The Standard of the Colour Budgerigar was uploaded. Click The Society then BSSA Colour Budgerigar Ideal or click on Constitution, Rules and Colour Standards.


Update 11 August 2015

The Colour Budgerigar Ideal was uploaded. Click The Society then BSSA Colour Budgerigar Ideal.


Update 6 August 2015

The Eastern Cape Championship Show details and catalogue has been uploaded.


Update 3 August 2015

The SA National Show results and pictures have been uploaded.


Update 28 July 2015

The BSSA Management Committee has been updated.


Update 6 July 2015

The SA National Championship Show Catalogue loaded.


Update 5 July 2015

Added link to SA National 2015 Manual Entry Forms on main page. Updated National Show information.


Update 13 June 2015

Added link to SA National 2015 poster on main page.


Update 5 June 2015

Minor updates made.


Update 22 May 2015

Added an online Championship Show entry form. Just complete and submit.


Update 22 May 2015

Additional pictures added for the Gauteng Championship Show.


Update 16 May 2015

Gauteng Championship Show updated.


Update 14 May 2015

Western Cape article added. Click Articles from menu and select Budgie enthusiasts flock together for 40 years


Update 9 May 2015

Free State Championship Show results and pictures added.


Update 1 May 2015

Ring Order on-line and paper based updated to reflect 2015 options.


Update 26 April 2015

A Show Budgie Survey was added. Click Budgie School and select Show Budgie Survey.


Update 23 April 2015

Added Catalogue for the Gauteng Championship Show. See "Society Shows".


Update 17 April 2015

Added link to send email with Ring Proof of Payment via email to BSSA. See links bottom of main page.


Update 16 April 2015

Added Western Cape Show Catalogue. See "Society Shows"


Update 11 April 2015

Added ABC vs JSBS Club News. See "Club News" then "ABC vs JSBS Inter-Club".


Update 9 April 2015

Added Jacaranda Show Budgie Society to Club News. See "Club News" then "Jacaranda Show Budgie Society".


Update 7 April 2015

Free State Championship Show cataloge uploaded.
Western Cape Rare and Spangle Show results published. See "Club News" then " Tygerburg Budgie Club". Click on link to display.


Update 2 April 2015

Tygerberg Budgerigar Club 40th anniversary notice placed under Club News.


Update 30 March 2015

Eastern Cape Championship Show catalogue loaded. See Society Shows then Show Dates and then select Eastern Cape Shows.


Update 28 March 2015

Results for Tender Birds for 3rd Budgie Brunch uploaded. See Club News - Gauteng Budgie Club.


Update 27 March 2015

Tender Birds for 3rd Budgie Brunch uploaded. See main link or link under Club News - Gauteng Budgie Club.


Update 22 March 2015

Tender Birds for 3rd Budgie Brunch uploaded. See main link or link under Club News - Gauteng Budgie Club.
Added advert for GBC.


Update 19 March 2015

Updated TBC 40th year advert for the Western Cape Championship Show.


Update 17 March 2015

Updated Western Cape Rare and Spangle Show venue.


Update 16 March 2015

Added 2015 shows. Added Free State Rare and Spangle Show results with pictures.


Update 12 March 2015

Updated Members Lists. See Membership and Find a Member.


Update 6 March 2015

Added survey for Free State Rare and Spangle Show.


Update 5 March 2015

Banner added to site


Update 3 March 2015

Updated Administrator Information.


Update 28 February 2015

Western Cape Rare and Spangle catalogue loaded.
Western Cape Championship Show information.
Added a Know your Hobby Challenge to Budgie School menu item.


Update 22 February 2015

New Menu item added .... Club News
New Administrator announced.


Update 21 February 2015

Menu structure rearranged.


Update 15 February 2015

Test your knowledge about Tail Feathers added to main page.


Update 12 February 2015

Judges added for Free State Show.
Club removed that is not affiliated to BSSA.
Updated 2015 Judges list.


Update 7 February 2015

Test your knowledge about Cheek Patches added to main page.


Update 4 February 2015

Free State Rare and Spangle Show Catalogue uploaded. Show information also updated.


Update 2 February 2015

Running points score updated. See Shows then Show Running Points Score.


Update 24 January 2015

Show dates have been updated. Count Down to shows also added. See Shows then Show Dates.
New article on Seed Prices in 1970 loaded. Click Articles.


Update 16 January 2015

Application Form - Removed Club no longer affiliated to BSSA.
Ring Order Form - Added PostNet option as well as field for PostNet Store.