Join the BCSA

How to Join the BCSA

To Join the BCSA, you need to be a financial individual member of an Affiliate, Half Affiliate or Associate Organisation of the Council. To this end, membership entitles that individual to voting rights at the Annual General Meeting, plus you can purchase Council rings. So, how do I join? Firstly, you need to sign up as a member to the BSSA, the North East, or Port Pirie Clubs. Secondly, you need to elect on your membership form to be part of the BCSA. Finally, you can find each society listed under the Affiliate Clubs page, where there is a link to a membership form, or you can access the forms below:

BSSA Ring Order & Membership Form

NEBS Ring Order & Membership Form

Port Pirie Ring Order & Membership Form

You can also join electronically online by using the Chatter Magazine Form

Why Join the BCSA?

How do I join the BCSA? Let’s talk about the benefits of being a BCSA member. First and foremost, the Budgerigar Council of South Australia Inc (BCSA) is an organisation that represents the interests of budgerigar breeders and exhibitors in South Australia. Being a member of the BCSA provides several benefits that can help budgerigar enthusiasts improve their breeding and exhibiting practices, as well as connect with other like-minded individuals. Here are some of the reasons why being a member of BCSA can be beneficial.

Access to Closed Rings

The BCSA orders closed coded and uncoded rings (leg bands) through the ANBC. By being a BCSA member, you have the ability to order these rings, which are recognised Australia wide for ANBC Shows.

Access to Resources and Information

The BCSA provides members with access to resources and information about breeding, exhibiting, and caring for budgerigars. This includes educational materials, newsletters such as Chatter, and access to expert advice from experienced breeders.

Shows and Competitions

The BCSA organizes shows and competitions for its members, which provide opportunities for them to exhibit their birds and compete against other breeders. This can help breeders improve the quality of their birds and gain recognition for their breeding achievements. The BCSA also convenes the State Championships, known as the Logan Shield.

Networking Opportunities

The BCSA provides networking opportunities for its members, which can help breeders connect with other breeders and exhibitors. To that end, it can lead to new partnerships, collaborations, and opportunities for growth and development. The BCSA Auction is always a great opportunity for networking.

Advocacy and Representation

The BCSA represents the interests of its members to government, media, and other stakeholders. This can help breeders influence policy decisions and have their voices heard on issues that affect the budgerigar breeding and exhibiting community.

Community and Camaraderie

Being a member of BCSA provides access to a community of like-minded individuals who share a passion for budgerigars. This can provide a sense of camaraderie and support, as well as opportunities to learn from and be inspired by other breeders.

How Do I Subscribe to Chatter Magazine?

Follow the link here to subscribe to the hard copy of Chatter Magazine


Overall, being a member of BCSA can provide budgerigar enthusiasts with a range of benefits that can help them improve their breeding and exhibiting practices, connect with others in the community, and have their voices heard on important issues affecting their hobby.

If you aren’t a member of the BCSA, join now! On the positive side, you can benefit from the resources and opportunities we provide. Naturally, we would love to share our passion with you for these animated, cheerful little creatures too. Additionally, you will have access to a supportive community of like-minded individuals who share your love for budgerigars. So what are you waiting for? Don’t hesitate to become a member and take advantage of all that the BCSA has to offer!

Budgie Fest

How Do I Join the BCSA