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Raffle and Convention





The raffle winner this time around is Tyler Thompson from Texas, Beumont Congrats.

Free shipping for the winner of this beautiful Bronze pair generously donated by Phil Phillips.

Adult Bronze male and Pair being raffled





UPA 2017 Convention

Sept. 7-9, 2017

Country Inn and Suites

Cookeville, TN


Member Prices Pre-8/23/2017

Non-Member Prices Pre 8/23/2017

2017 Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

3 p.m. Check in starts at Country Inn and Suites

4-5 p.m. Check in to the Convention, Meet and Greet.

Set up Auction Items.

5 p.m. Welcome, Questions and Answers, Round Table Discussion

6 p.m. Pizza, Salad, KFC dinner, UPA sponsored at the motel

7 p.m Presentation by Loretta Smith

9 p.m. BOD meeting


Friday, Sept 8, 2017

9-3 Triple W Exotic Animal Auction $5 admission

9-3 Alternative Trip to Appalachian Center for Arts and Crafts

3:30 pm. Golden Coral UPA Sponsored Dinner

6 p.m. Annual UPA Fund Raiser Auction A night of fun and laughter, lots of peafowl related items will be auctioned off. If you want to donate items for the auction to help the UPA please contact.

Loretta Smith 740-935-6556 or mail things to

5156 U.S. Highway 52 West

Stout, OH 45684

Thank you in advance for participating in this important fund raiser for the club.


Saturday, Sept 9, 2017

8 a.m. Trip to Cumming Falls over look

10:30 a.m. Get the Scoop on Poop

Bill Vinduska will be teaching a Hands On workshop on doing Fecals for your birds. Bring your microscopes if you have them, get hands on training, and learn by doing!

12:30 p.m. Lunch on your own.

1:30 p.m. Phil Phillips Presentation

3 p.m. Convention Wrap up and Evaluation.



Any questions or concerns, please call or text Loretta Smith 740-935-6556

Country Inn and Suites, Cookeville, TN, (931) 525-6668 Reservations are filling up. We have a block of rooms. Please call soon to register. They will hold these rooms until Aug. 15, then they will be open to the public. They sell out each weekend in the fall so call soon. Let them know you are with the UPA to get the group rate of $99 plus taxes.

Pets are welcome for an additional $15 per pet per night. NO PEAFOWL are allowed in the building.


If you come early or stay over, other points of interest in the area are;


  1. DelMonaco Winery and Vineyards, Baxter, TN
  2. Cream City Ice Cream and Coffee House, Cookeville, TN
  3. The Train Depot, Cookeville, TN
  4. Crawdaddy’s West Side Grill, Cookeville, TN