Rabbit Show

**Thursday, August 26, 2021

Check in: 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Judging time: 6:00 PM


open and youth show
judge to be announced

all rabbits must be at least 75 days old

  • Youth Showmanship Class at beginning of rabbit show all youth exhibitors eligible – open and pet rabbits. Prizes will be awarded
  • Youth Show (Youth up to 18 yrs.)
  • Adult Show
  • Official American Rabbit Breeders guidelines and classes will be judged using their standards.
  • Not a sanctioned ARBA show, but will follow ARBA rules.
  • Purebred rabbits of a recognized ARBA breed only.
  • Rabbits will be judged per breed classes first:
    • Bucks (over 6 months of age)
    • Does (over 6 months of age)
    • Junior Buck (under 6 months of age)
    • Junior Doe (under 6 months of age)
  • If there are enough rabbits in a particular breed, breed will be broken up according to variety.  Best of Variety and Best Opposite Sex of variety will move on to Best of Breed consideration.
  • Judge’s decisions are final.

Pet Rabbit Show

  • Includes rabbits what would be disqualified in an ARBA show, mixed breed rabbits, and rabbits of uncertain background.
  • Judged on the grooming and neatness of appearance and temperament – how it would make an excellent pet.
  • Not broken up into classes.

General Rules:

  • The show is open to anyone who wants to participate.
  • All rabbits must be healthy.  Rabbits exhibiting signs of disease/illness or injury will be asked to leave the fairgrounds.
  • All rabbits should have an ear marking – preferred a tattoo.  However, for our show, a permeant black marker with a number inside the left ear is accepted.  The tattoo is to identify your rabbit when showing.
  • The Carroll County Fair will not be responsible for loss or injury to any rabbits at the fairgrounds or on the show tables.
  • Classes consist of seniors and juniors in each breed except where other customs prevail.  Bucks and Does will be shown in separate classes.
  • Rabbits must have access to fresh water at all times.
  • Rabbits must be in a carrier or transport cage.

    awards for show include, but are not limited to:
    Best in Show
    Best of Breed

    Ribbon Placing for each Class

    best in show –  $10

    best of breed – $5

    for more information, contact myra leonard at (276) 733-6912