Department F: Rabbits

Pat & Charlotte Schmidt, Superintendents – (203) 376-0531

Judging Friday

Send all entries to:

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


  • Please refer to the Exhibitors page for general rules and information.
  • Entry fee:
    • One (1) to four (4) rabbits $10
    • Over four (4) rabbits $.50 each additional fee.
  • Entries will be limited and closed when all available cages are filled.
  • Exhibitors must supply heavy or weighted feed and water dishes. The Fair 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 by Friday 2 pm-4 pm, and not be removed before Sunday 5 pm.
  • Judging Saturday.
  • Exhibitors will be given free admission to the Fair.
  • The Fair will provide shavings for bedding.


  • Senior Bucks and Does: 6 months and 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.


1st 2nd 3rd
$7 $6 $5


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