Forest City Rabbit Breeders’ Club
A.R.B.A. TRIPLE Open, and Youth fun shows
PLUS OCC CAVY SHOW
October 14, 2017
Location: Komoka Community Centre, 133 Queen St, Komoka, ON N0L 1R0 (this is only an hour from the Canada/US border at Port Huron, for American exhibitors who have never shown in Canada this is your opportunity, no special paper work or fees to move rabbits over the border (passports or enhanced drivers licenses required for the humans), email show secretary for details)
Venue: It is large and climate controlled so no worries about heat or cold! Washrooms and eating facilities all in one!
Times: -Registration will be held day of show, October 14, 2017, from 7 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
-Pre-show announcements/introductions at 8:45 a.m.
-Judging starts at 9:00 a.m. sharp
Show Superintendent: Betty Fletcher
Show Secretary Rabbits: Kristie Austin [email protected] 168 William St. Ailsa Craig, ON N0M 1A0
Fees: This is a pre-entry Show. Pre –entries can be done by Email or call to the Show Secretary for pre-entries
PRE ENTRY DEADLINE is Wednesday October 13, 2017
$3.50 per rabbit/per show for pre-entry, $4.50 day of show (there will be no fee or penalty for day of show scratches or switches, so all exhibitors encouraged to pre-enter to assist show secretary in organization) Cash (US or CDN) only day of show (US taken at par, change in CDN funds only). SPECIAL offer this year-Any single exhibitor with 20 or more entries in a single show gets a special $3.00 per rabbit entry fee
ALL YOUTH CLASSES ARE FREE-email show secretary for details
Prizes: All youth will receive prizes.
BIS and RIS – prizes to be determined
BOB and BOSB will get certificates
Judges: Rabbit Open shows: John Richter, Mark Stewardson, Terry Fender
Youth Show: Beth Collins
Cavies : Mike Bridges and Elizabeth Eisel
Registrar: Beth Collins will be present, available when able between showing
Show Set Up: This is a carry case show
-Three open all breed shows, ARBA Sanctioned
- PLUS additional fun youth classes PRIZES for ALL youth exhibitors
****Rabbits shown in youth fun classes cannot be shown in open ARBA classes****
Breed Sanctions: Mini Rex will be sanctioned
Anyone wanting to sponsor additional breed sanctions at their expense to notify show secretary.
- There will be a food booth serving breakfast and lunch the day of show.
- There will be a for sale/trade area designated for those looking to buy or sell rabbits.
- There will be a raffle table (donations greatly appreciated, please contact show secretary).
- As per A.R. B.A. show regulations each rabbit shall have a permanent identifying ear mark (tattoo) in the left ear. There will be a club member providing tattoos for all exhibitors for a $2 donation to the club. **Youth Fun classes exempt from tattoo requirement, ask show secretary for clarification when pre-entering**
- As per A.R.B.A. show regulations, “Show management must remove from the showroom all diseased or unsightly specimens and entry fees on such specimens will be forfeited.”
To allow for the best organization, exhibitors are encouraged to email the show secretary well in advance to give an idea of their attendance and number of rabbits and breeds even if they are not ready to officially pre-register yet. Also all are encouraged to visit the club Facebook event page https://www.facebook.com/events/1833973270205915/ and join the event and post on the page. It is a social forum where exhibitors and organizers can interact to help arrange potential purchases and ensure we have an idea of how many rabbits to expect at the show to ensure we are prepared.
AMERICAN RABBIT BREEDERS ASSOCIATION www.arba.net official sanctioned shows. Membership Info: Individual Annual membership 1yr $20/3 yr $50-----Youth (18/under) 1yr $12/3yr $30----Husband & Wife 1 yr $30/3 yr $75----Husband & Wife Family Membership $30 plus $5/youth; 3 year $75 plus $10/youth----Single Adult Family Membership 1 yr $20 plus $5/youth; 3 year $50 plus $10/youth----Outside US All non-US Residents add $10 service charge per year; 94th ARBA Convention…October 1-5, 2017, Indianapolis, Indiana
National Mini Rex Rabbit Club Doug King, Secretary NMRRC, [email protected], 2719 Terrace Ave. Sanger, CA 93657 INDIVIDUAL: US 1 Year @$25 – YOUTH: US 1 Year @$25 - HUSBAND/WIFE: US 1 Year $30 - FAMILY (with up to 3 youth) : US 1 Year @$45