January 6, 2024

The Brazos Valley Poultry Club has hosted 31 exhibition poultry shows over the years since the inception of the club in 1981. That marks 2024 as the 32nd annual Bluebonnet Classic Poultry Show, which has now grown into the largest poultry show in the state of Texas. We hope to see you at our next show on January 6, 2024, in Navasota, Texas.

The 2024 show will include the following events:

Open Poultry Show

Junior Poultry Show

Backyard Poultry Show

Egg Show

Junior Showmanship Competition

Silent Auction

Chicken Poop Bingo


Jacob Bates - AR
Conor Keegan - CA
Emmett Wild - WA

Sage Talavera - TX

Mikaela Batey - TX


Grimes County Expo Center & Fairgrounds

5220 FM 3455
Navasota, Texas 77868



When can exhibitors coop in birds?

The show room will open Friday, January 5th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm to receive birds. Saturday, January 6th, the show room will reopen at 7:00 am. Judging will begin promptly at 9:00 am, and and all entries must be in place by this time.

Can exhibitors coop out and/or leave early?

No early coop out is allowed outside of an emergency situation. An announcement will be made for exhibitors to begin cooping out following awards.


Is the "clean up fee" included on the show form mandatory?

Yes, the $5 "clean up fee" is mandatory for every exhibitor.

How can I pay my entry fees?

Exhibitors may pay their entry fees via the following options:

What does "B-S-W" mean on the entry form?

When completing your entry form, please indicate the classification of your entries according to the following abbreviations:

B - Bantam

S - Standard (Large Fowl)

W - Waterfowl

T - Turkey

I missed the entry deadline. Can I still enter the show or make changes to my entry?
Late entries and changes/additions will be accepted until Monday, January 3rd. Please send late entries for the open, junior, and backyard poultry shows to our show secretary at at your earliest convenience and include a current copy of your PT certificate if available.


Can I attend the show if I am not an exhibitor?

Absolutely! We recommend guests to join us between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm to experience the show and participate in our silent auction. We kindly ask that you refrain from intervening with judging; feel free to find an exhibitor or show staff to ask questions about the show or judging process. Admissions and parking are free.

Will there be live poultry and/or poultry-related items for sale at the show?

There will be a silent auction held during the show that includes both live poultry and poultry-related items. In previous years, this auction has included pairs and trios of high-quality breeding birds, various poultry eqipment, transportation boxes, books, antiques, and much more. We will also have multiple vendors attending the show but cannot guarantee the vendors or items that will be available.

How can I reserve a space in the vendors area at the show?

Space for vendors will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Those wishing to set up a booth or sell items other than live birds may locate indoors if space allows. Other vendors will be provided space under the pavillion located directly behind the show barn.

Will food and/or concessions be available?

We have arranged for "The Tamale Spot" food truck (serving tamales, tacos, hamburgers, hotdogs, and more) to join us as a food vendor this year. There are also multiple lunch options in a short driving distance from the show barn. Coffee will be available free of charge Saturday morning.

For additional information, please contact one of the following:

James Strickler (Show Superintendent)

Preston Cummings (Show Secretary)


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Bluebonnet Classic Show Catalog 2024.pdf

Bluebonnet Classic
Show Catalog (2024)

Bluebonnet Classic Entry Form 2024.pdf

Poultry Show
Entry Form

Bluebonnet Class Egg Show Entry Form 2024.pdf

Egg Show
Entry Form