The Modern Game Promotional Society Inc.
"The Friendly Society"
The Modern Game Promotional Society was founded in September 2009 by a couple of mates who were disappointed with what was happening to the breed they love. They thought there had to be a better way to promote, the breeding, exhibiting and ultimately, increase the number of enthusiasts wishing to take up the rewarding hobby of keeping this fascinating breed of poultry.
We have held three very successful events since our inception and our last show was at Horsham in Victoria, where we believe we have set a new WORLD RECORD for the most number of modern game exhibited at the one show. It was an amazing event with every state in Australia being represented with the exception of the Northern Territory and yes...we do have a member up there...good-aye Marcus.
Next years (2013) event is to be held at the Maitland showgrounds in South Australia and we are expecting to give last years numbers a real shake-up with 800 plus moderns on show. This show is really gaining some die-hard followers and from all reports, it will be a real cracker!!! so don't miss out. The MGPS is investigating the possibility of running a truck from Queensland, down through New South Wales, into VIC and them across to Maitland in South Australia with the mindset of collecting peoples exhibits and delivering them to the Showgrounds. This will enable exhibitors to simply grab a plane and fly across, it will be so much easier to attend and probably cheaper in the long run.
We produce a very informative, twenty page, bi-monthly newsletter, jam packed full of information, breeder profiles, show results, coloured photo’s, specialist avian advice from Dr Rob Marshall and anything else of interest to the fancier. The feedback report, (from these newsletters), has been very positive by the ever increasing membership, with all who receive them, eagerly awaiting the next issue.
We already have a membership of over 200 very happy enthusiasts who absolutely love this concept. Our members regularly supply us with articles, show results and stories making this concept a true “peoples club” where all breeders can have input for the betterment of the breed. We choose to make The Modern Game Promotional Society, “THE FRIENDLY SOCIETY”. Our common goal is to simply promote Modern Game Poultry, be free from any club politics, views, opinions and personality clashes. It’s all about the fowls!!!
The cost of receiving these newsletters is only thirty dollars per annum, ($5.00 per issue), with all proceeds going directly to promoting the breed, just contact one of our progressive committee members.... Alan Brennan (07) 41271385, Mick Pilley 0429 720 969, Wayne Ingleton on (07) 54241977, Les Oxley 0439 758044, Margaret Oxley (08)97218379, Jeff Fulcher (08) 85726076, Ian Simpson (03)58211269, Rina Clements 0400 290709 or John Pocock (07) 54261329 and we will be only too happy to send out a complimentary copy of the newsletter for your perusal. Or you can email Wayne Ingleton direct at email@example.com and I will send you all the available information. We do have 17 editions available at the moment, all very good reading with lots of very informative and interesting articles. Memberships run from April to April the following year so all you have to do is contact one of the above committee members and they will be only to happy in assisting you to depart with your some of your hard earned cash!!!
How to become a member
All you have to do to purchase a membership, is either use the pay pal facility from the web store on this site, or you can download a copy of our membership invitation letter as it has all the details on it and you just simply fill it out and send it off to our Treasurer John (Poey) Pocock...you can find this form in the web store as well. The other alternative is to call one of the above numbers and have a chat to them or, you can send me an email and I will facilitate everything from there. We also have direct debiting available to make things a little easier as well, just make contact with us and we will supply the account details to you. We do encourage all visitors to this website to become fully financial members as we do use the funds to promote the breed and you can bask in the fact that you have helped us to do just that, and you get all the fringe benefits as well!!!!
2013 Feature Show
The Modern Game Promotional Society will be supporting the York Peninsula Poultry Club at their Show held on the third weekend in June 2013 at Maitland in South Australia. Do not miss this one as it will be a beauty. We are expecting in excess of 800 moderns at this show so can you imagine that..all under the one roof, simply spectacular!!!
National Australian Poultry Identification Scheme -NAPIS
The Modern Game Promotional Society initiated the wearing of Lifelong Rings on the 2012 Bred Modern Game Bantam Chicks for showing in 2013.
October 2012 NAPIS was formed to give the ringing scheme its own idenity and to allow All breeds the opportunity to participate in the trial of ringing their birds in the 2014 season
The Modern Game Promotional Society Committee