Department F: Rabbits

Pat & Charlotte Schmidt, Superintendents – (203) 376-0531
Paul Jurgelonis, Judge, A.R.B.A. (Purebred Stock – A.R.B.A. Show)
Julie Smith, Judge, Pet Stock

Send all entries to:

Pat & Charlotte Schmidt
136 Smithville Rd.
Spencer, MA 01562

Please make check payable to Harwinton Agricultural Society

Rules

  • All entries must be received no later than September 25, 2021.
  • Entry Fee
    • One (1) to Four (4) Rabbits $8.00
    • Over Four (4) Rabbits $.50 each additional fee.
  • Entries will be limited this year and will be closed when all available cages are filled.
  • Exhibitors MUST supply heavy or weighted feed and water dishes. The committee will furnish bedding, food and
    care of exhibits. Exhibitors WILL NOT be allowed in cages during fair time.
  • This is an A.R.B.A. sanctioned show but we welcome pet stock (mixed breeds or imperfect purebreds). Only 2 pet
    rabbits per family.
  • All rabbits entered in the A.R.B.A. show must have a permanent tattoo in the left ear. The number MUST be listed
    on the entry blank or entry will be placed in the pet stock category.
  • There will be two categories of Rabbits
    • (A) Purebred – (A specific Breed and Color, Sex and Age.)
    • (B) Pet Stock – (Mixed Breeds) or a purebreed with minor imperfections or disqualifications.
  • Rabbits must be cooped Friday from 3- 7 pm
  • Judging on Friday night at 7 pm
  • Exhibitors must not be removed before 5 pm Sunday
  • Exhibitors will be given a free two day admission pass to the Fair.

Premiums

1st 2nd 3rd
$7.00 $6.00 $5.00

Trophies

Best Pet Stock – Superintendent’s Trophy
Grand Champion of Show – (A.R.B.A.) – Trophy
Reserve Grand Champion of Show – (A.R.B.A.) – Trophy
Rosettes for Best of Breed – 10 largest classes competing.

Classes

  • Senior Bucks and Does – 6 months older.
  • Bucks and Does – 6-8 months old. Breeds that are over 10 lbs. at maturity
  • Junior Bucks and Does – 3 to 6 months old.