Click HERE for a pdf copy of a show entry form.  You can email your entries using this form as a guideline - or you can complete this form, scan it, and email it to the secretaries. 

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When You Want a Show Quality Rabbit:  

This is the Standard of Perfection of the American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA).  As with most show animals, there is a Standard that rabbits are shown by.  Every ARBA recognized breed (there are 49 recognized rabbit breeds and 13 recognized cavy breeds) is judged against a set Standard for each breed, and EACH breed has a different Standard they are judged by.  Rabbits and cavies (guinea pigs) are judged on Type, Color, Markings, Condition, Fur Quality, and more. 

When you buy a rabbit, you need to decide if it will be a pet or if you might, now or eventually, ever want to show it.  If you think you might want to show a rabbit, make sure you buy from someone who is knowledgeable about the Standard for their breed.  ...

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IMPORTANT SHOW RULES FOR BEGINNERS 

https://arba.net/PDFs/show_rules.pdf

OFFICIAL SHOW RULES OF THE AMERICAN RABBIT BREEDERS ASSOCIATION, INC. may be found at the above link.  Excerpts of the Show Rules are listed below for those who are just starting to show.  However, reading the entire list of Show Rules is very informative, and is highly recommended.  In addition, it is extremely important to read the show catalog for each show that you attend as individual club rules and information changes for each club.  Show catalogs may be found on the ARBA website under https://arba.net/showsSearch.php#showsearch

SECTION 9. There must be ten (10) or more animals judged before the sponsoring club is required to pay the awards required by the Specialty Clubs.

SECTION 11. All ARBA licensed rabbit judges shall award Best of Breed, Best Opposite Sex of Breed, Best of Group, Best Opposite Sex of Group, Best of Variety, and Best Opposite Sex of Variety, when applicable. All licensed cavy judges shall pick Best of Breed, Best Opposite Sex of Breed, Best of Group, Best Opposite Sex of Group, Best of Variety, and Best Opposite Sex of Variety, when applicable.

SECTION 26. All animals must be permanently and legibly earmarked in the left ear. ... 


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