Rabbit & Cavy Show

Committee

Superintendent: Susan Kline, 46 Bannon Street, Torrington, CT 06790 (860) 482-8051
Ted Beebe, Matt Kline, Sherry Zeno, Dakota Zeno, 
Bill Trabolb, Ann Kratzer, Briana Kratzer, Jen Neher, 
Brian Heher, Katie Fitgerald, Austin Starr

Registration

Who may enter: Holders of adult exhibitor tickets or junior (under 12 years of age).
Connecticut exhibitors will have priority.
Entries close August 12, 2016.
Pdf entry form ( click here ).
Mail the entry form to Superintendent Susan Kline at the address above.
ADULTS entry fee: $7.00 for maximum of 3 entries; additional entries $0.50 each.
JUNIORS (under 12): no entry fee but all animals are $0.50 each.

EXHIBITOR ENTRY TAGS: Attached to coops by committee.

DELIVER EXHIBIT: To Rabbit Tent on Thursday from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. Enter Fair Grounds through livestock gate.

RULES AND REGULATIONS

This is an A.R.B.A. Sanctioned Show, but Pet Stock will be accepted. Entries will be accepted until cages are full. Connecticut residents will have priority.
All animals entered in the A.R.B.A. show must have a permanent Tattoo or Tag in left ear. The number must be listed on the entry blank or entry will be placed in the Pet Category.
Feed will be supplied by the Fair. Only committee members are to feed the animals.
Rabbits will be accepted Thursday, Aug.20th from 5:00 to 9:00 pm.
Judging will start at 5:00 pm on Friday or at the convenience of the judge. Cavies and rabbits may not be removed before 6:00 pm on Sunday.
Sick or diseased animals will not be admitted and will be removed from coops if noticed after admission or disqualified if found to be diseased by judge.
No Exhibitor or others interested in rabbits being judged will be allowed in back of judging tables. Interference from any exhibitor or audience will not be allowed.
No breeding will be permitted at the show.
No advertising will be permitted until after judging. Rules to be set by committee.
Rabbits or Cavies that are entered and sold must remain until Sunday at 6:00 pm.
Connecticut exhibitors will have priority.
Enter Fair Grounds through Livestock Gate.
Exhibitor passes will be handed out for all entries received by 9:00 pm Thursday.
The Bridgewater Fair and Show Committee will take all due precautions against loss, but will not be responsible for any accident, mistake, loss or damage from any cause whatsoever.
Exhibitors must supply 2 appropriately sized and weighted bowls per animal - NO SOFT PLASTIC - NO EXCEPTIONS!!
Pet stock is limited to youth 18 years old and younger.
The National A.R.B.A. (AMERICAN RABBIT BREEDERS ASSOCIATION) Convention will be held:  October 9-12, 2016--Del Mar, California
Check out time may change due to inclement weather.

PREMIUMS

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 ST- - - - - -- - - - 2 ND - - - - - - - - - 3 RD
Senior Buck - - - - - - - - - $8.00 - - - - - - - - - $7.00- - - - - - - - - $6.00
Senior Doe - - - - - - - -- - $8.00- - - - - -- - - - $7.00- - - - - - - - - $6.00
6 - 8 Bucks- - - - - - --- - - $8.00- - - - - - - - - $7.00 - - - - - - - - - $6.00
6 - 8 Does - - - - - - --- - - $8.00 - - - - - - - - - $7.00- - - - - - - - - $6.00
Junior Buck- - - - - -- - - - $8.00- - - - - -- - - - $7.00 - - - - - - - - - $6.00
Junior Doe - - - - - -- - - - $8.00 - - - - - - - - - $7.00 - - - - - - - - - $6.00

The same awards will be made for Rabbits, Cavies and Pet Stock.

Best in Show - Trophy
Best Reserve - Trophy
Best of Pet Stock - Trophy
Reserve Pet - Trophy
Best of Breed and Opposite Sex Rosettes