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                            The GEORGIA NATIONAL FAIR
                                      in conjunction with
         The GEORGIA STATE RABBIT & CAVY ASSOCIATION
                                          Presents the
             GEORGIA NATIONAL RABBIT AND CAVY SHOW

   
                            
                             Georgia National Fairgrounds
                              Exit 135, I-75 Perry, Georgia
                                     

                               Saturday, October 4, 2014


Judges:  Jeff Albright, Tony Bell, Travis Finkle, Jamie Green, Sue Rice, Frank Westley, Rusty Westhoff

SANCTIONED BREEDS:

Open:
Cavies
Angoras
Amer. Fuzzy Lop
American Sable
Brit PetiteCalifornian
Dutch
Dwarf Hotot
English Lop
Flemish Giant
French Lop
Himalayan
Holland Lop
Jersey Wooly
Mini Lop - AMLRC & MLRCA
Mini Rex
Netherland Dwarf
New Zealand
Polish
Silver Fox

Youth:
-American Sable
-English Lop
-Holland Lop
-Jersey Wooly
-Mini Lop 
-Mini-Rex
-Netherland Dwarf

Plus DOUBLE Sable Specialty Show

Velveteen Lops are Welcome. Bring a working standard.

Breeds with 15 or more entries in each show will be sanctioned for February, 2015..

Saturday
FEE SCHEDULE

All Entries - received no later than 10:00 p.m., Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -         $3.50
All Entries - received after 10:00 p.m., Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -                      $5.00


Superintendent:  Bruce Ford

Rabbit Show Secretary: Christy Posey, showbunny50@gmail.com
Cavy Entry Taker: Ladonna Crowder, ladonna.crowder@att.net
Sable Specialty Entries:  Nancy Trammell, nstrammell@bellsouth.net

All Rabbit and Cavy entries must be received by 10 p.m. on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. 

Email entries:  Please BE SURE THAT YOU RECEIVE AN EMAIL CONFIRMATION NO LATER THAN THURSDAY,  October 2,  BY NOON, or we most likely didn't get your entry. -- Please make sure to include each exhibitor's name, address, and phone number.  Please also state clearly which shows you want each rabbit/cavy entered in.

AWARDS:  

SHOW “A” OPEN RABBITS & CAVY & YOUTH – Awards  
Awards will be given for all sanctioned rabbit and cavy breeds (with 10 or more entered in the breed) for Best of Breed and Best Opposite Sex of Breed. Plaques will be given to Best in Show and Best Reserve for Rabbit, Cavy and Youth shows. Youth show participants will also receive place ribbons for 1st through 3rd place rabbits in all classes. Rosettes will be given to all Best of Breeds not sanctioned in the Youth show.  

SHOW “B” OPEN RABBITS & CAVY & YOUTH- Awards  
Premiums will be given of $10 for Best of Breed and $5 for Best Opposite Sex of Breed for rabbits and cavies with a minimum of ten (10) shown in a sanctioned breed. Best in Show and Best Reserve awards TBA. Youth show participants will also receive place ribbons for 1st through 3rd place rabbits in all classes. Rosettes will be given to all Best of Breeds not sanctioned in the Youth show.





EQUIPMENT VENDOR -
Trammell Trail Treasures - nstrammell@bellsouth.net

LUNCH - There are numerous restaurants and vendors set up on the Fairgrounds.

REGISTRAR  - There will be a registrar available to register your rabbits.  Bring pedigrees, current ARBA membership card, and $6.00 per rabbit if you want your animals registered. 

EMERGENCY PHONE  -  In case of emergency, Karin Humfleet will have her cell phone at the show.   (706) 639-7379


MOTELS -

Travelodge, I-75 exit 135, Perry, Georgia – 478-987-7355

Relax Inn, I-75 exit 135, Perry Georgia – 478-987-3200

Scottish Inn, I-75 exit 135, Perry, Georgia – 478-987-3622

 

The show room will be open from 3:30 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. on Friday and will re-open at 7:00 a.m. EST Saturday, October 4.  You can check in on Friday or after 7:00 a.m. on Saturday morning


DIRECTIONS

Traveling North on I-75


Exit 135
• To Enter at East Gate Entrance:
Turn right at end of exit ramp
Proceed straight through traffic light
Proceed past North Gate entrance
East Gate ENTRANCE on right
Turn RIGHT onto gravel road, follow road to gate, and proceed to NW corner of Multi-Purpose Bldg
DO NOT go to the RV entrance

Traveling South on I-75


Exit 135

• To Enter at East Gate Entrance:
Turn left at end of exit ramp
Proceed straight through traffic light
Proceed past North Gate entrance
East Gate ENTRANCE on right
Turn RIGHT onto gravel road, follow road to gate, and proceed to NW corner of Multi-Purpose Bldg
DO NOT go to the RV entrance

Parking: All rabbit exhibitors should enter the Livestock entrance at the East Gate off of Larry Walker Parkway. Gate guards will allow those with rabbits to enter that gate and will direct exhibitors to the Multi-Purpose Building (where Rabbit exhibit is held).  Take this catalog with you and show it to the Security guards at the gate if they’re not sure where you’re supposed to be going.   


        The ARBA National Convention for 2014 will be
            held in Ft Worth, TX, on Nov 1-5, 2014     

SHOW RULES

1. This show will be governed by the latest rules of the ARBA. Filing of entries indicates acceptance of our show rules.

2. Neither the GSRCA nor the Georgial National Fairgrounds will be responsible for loss in case of fire, theft or accident. All precautions will be taken for a safe show. All entries are entered and shown at the risk of the owners and while the GSRCA and GNFA are expected to exercise all reasonable care in the handling and protection of the exhibits, such associations will in no case be liable.

3. No substitutions will be allowed except in the same breed, variety, sex and class. Any other changes will be charged a late entry fee as if entering a new rabbit, and the original entry will still be charged as if scratched. 

4. All rabbits and cavies must be permanently and legibly ear marked.

5. GSRCA reserves the right to add, change, or substitute judges as the need may arise.

6. Any exhibitor indicating ownership, harassing or interfering with a judge (or a writer) will be disqualified and forfeit all fees and winnings. No exhibitor will be allowed behind the judging tables, unless acting in an official capacity, which must be approved by the show superintendent or show secretary. 

7. Once an animal is entered, you will be charged $3.50 entry fee per animal per entry. If you scratch an animal or do not bring the animals that you originally entered, you will be charged a service fee of $3.50 per animal per entry.

8. Exhibitors that have entered their animals according to Show Rule 7 and do not come to the show or only bring a portion of the animals entered will still be responsible for the entire fee. 


9.  ALL ENTRIES MUST BE PAID BY 8 A.M. EST, THE MORNING OF THE SHOW.  ALL LATE ENTRIES AND ALL CHANGES MUST BE MADE BY 8 A.M. EST.  CHANGES AFTER 8 A.M. WILL BE CHARGED AN ADDITIONAL 50 CENTS PER ENTRY - THIS INCLUDES CHANGES TO PAPERWORK EVEN IF IT'S THE SECRETARY'S MISTAKE.  ALL CHANGES MUST BE MADE BEFORE 8 A.M.  
10. The show will start promptly at 8:30 A.M. EST. PLEASE BE ON TIME.

11. Rabbits and cavies must be in leakproof carriers/cages. 

12. Show management are compelled to refuse entry to show room and to remove from the same, all diseased or unsightly animals. All entry fees on such animals shall be forfeited.

13. This is a no comment card show - we will be using control sheets only at the judges table.

14. No dogs (except guide dogs) will be allowed in the show room.

15. Each parent is accountable for the actions and/or conduct of their child/children at the show site. If any damages occur, you will be financially responsible for the repair or replacement of the damages.

16.  Adults are not to place rabbits on or off the show table for the youth shows. Youth rabbits must be put on the judging table by a youth. 

17. NO CHANGES MAY BE MADE AT THE JUDGING TABLES other than those approved by the show secretary – Unapproved changes may result in your animal being disqualified by the secretary after the show. 

18.  *** PLEASE CHECK ALL YOUR PAPERWORK before the show starts - each sheet for each show!  YOU are responsible for the information that is on the check-in sheets.  If there is an error, either because the secretary typed it wrong or because you provided the information wrong, you must make the changes BEFORE the show starts.  Please note that there is usually a line at the desk to make entries/changes so get there early enough. 

19. No rabbits under 8 weeks of age will be allowed on the show premises.

20. No sales of any rabbits or cavies will be allowed by anyone not showing rabbits or cavies. Any exhibitor wishing to sell anything other than rabbits or cavies must pay a vendor fee and must receive permission BEFORE the show.

21. Animals are NOT to be carried around the fairgrounds. Bring directly to the showroom from your vehicle and return directly to your vehicle after the show.

22. Animals may not be entered in shows that are running simultaneously. Example: Open Show 1 and Youth Show 1 run at the same time – the same rabbit may not be entered in both Open and Youth Show 1. 

23.  As a member of the American Rabbit Breeders Association, the GSRCA reserves the right to refuse entries from all locations within 150 miles which has had a confirmed outbreak of RCD/RHD/VHD within the past 60 days of the entry deadline.

24.  YOUTH SHOW RULES -  are the SAME as for Open shows.


NO PART OF THIS CATALOG/NO INFORMATION FOUND IN THIS CATALOG MAY BE SHARED OR REPUBLISHED IN ANY PUBLIC FORUMS WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF THE GSRCA - THESE FORUMS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, CRAIGSLIST AND FACEBOOK GROUPS. Please feel free to share this catalog, in its entirety, with other exhibitors. Thanks so much!