Department H – Rabbits

Rabbits

GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

  1. The management reserves the right to reject any entry which is diseased or otherwise undesirable.
  2. If there are less than three specimens in a class, the management reserves the right to award less than first place money. (This applies only to open classes.)
  3. 4-H and FFA members must exhibit in open competition to be eligible for 4-H and FFA awards.
  4. Separate classes will be arranged for breeds with at least three specimens.
  5. All 4-H and FFA members planning to exhibit rabbits at the Clarke County Fair must turn in an updated project book to the Extension Office or VoAg Instructor no later than 2nd Friday in July.
  6. All 4-H and FFA entries must be personally managed and cared for by the exhibitor making the entry. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  7. All 4-H and FFA members who are showing in the Junior Division are required to participate in the Showmanship Contest.
  8. The committee chairmen reserve the right to limit the number of entries in a category or total entries due to cage limitations.
  9. Entry must have been owned by exhibitor for at least 30 days.
  10. All babies in the doe and litter classes must be at least 8 weeks old. No sales of babies less than 6 weeks old will be allowed.
  11. The only rabbits allowed for sale at the Livestock auction are pens of meat rabbits.
  12. To recognize rabbit buyers, $5.00 from the proceeds of each pen of rabbits sold will be retained to purchase an advertisement. Only the names of the buyers who purchased animals in the Show Barn will appear in the advertisement.
  13. Rabbits will be accepted between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday
  14. Rabbit Poster Contest: The contest is open to all 4H and FFA members. Create a poster on regular-size poster board to be judged and displayed in the Rabbit Barn during the week of the Fair. The subject matter should reflect anything educational related to Rabbits. Creativity is encouraged. Posters must be brought to the Rabbit Barn by 10:00 PM on Monday, August 14.

Shows

H-1 Junior Rabbit Show

Tuesday, August 15, 9:00 a.m.

CLASSES
Senior Showmanship
Intermediate Showmanship
Junior Showmanship

Classes 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Meat Breeds
A. New Zealand
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
B. French Lop
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
C. Other Meat Breeds
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Small Breeds
D. Holland Lops
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
E. American Fuzzy Lops
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
F. Mini Lops
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
G. Jersey Woolies
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
H. Rex
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
I. Dutch
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
J. Himalayan
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Dwarf Breeds
K. Netherland Dwarf
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
L. Lionheads
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Other Breeds
M. Angoras
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
N. Other Breeds
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
O. Pet Class
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon

PA. Pen of Meat Rabbits – This class must contain a pen of 3 young meat rabbits between 8 and 10 weeks old. Youth entering in this class must do a meat rabbit project book. – 1st 3.00, 2nd 2.00, 3rd 1.00, 4th Ribbon

PB. Rabbit Poster Contest– The contest is open to all 4H & FFA members. Create a poster on regular-size poster board to be judged and displayed in the Rabbit Barn during the week of the Fair. The subject matter should reflect anything educational related to Rabbits. Creativity is encouraged. Posters must be brought to the Rabbit Barn by 10:00 P.M. on Monday, August  14th.-1st 10.00, 2nd 5.00, 3rd 3.00

H-2 Open Rabbit Show

Tuesday, August 15, following the Junior Show

CLASSES

Classes 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Meat Breeds
P. New Zealand
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Q. French Lop
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
R. Other Meat Breeds
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Small Breeds
S. Holland Lops
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
T. American Fuzzy Lops
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
U. Mini Lops
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
V. Jersey Woolies
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
W. Rex
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
X. Dutch
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Y. Himalayan
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Dwarf Breeds
Z. Netherland Dwarf
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
AA. Lionheads
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Other Breeds
AB. Angoras
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
AC. Other Breeds
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Doe with Litter 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
AD. Pet Class
Senior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Senior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Buck 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon
Junior Doe 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon

AE. Pen of Meat Rabbits
This class must contain a pen of 3 young meat breed rabbits between 8 and 10 weeks old. 3.00 2.00 1.00 Ribbon

Rabbit Special Awards

CLARKE COUNTY RURITAN CLUB TROPHIES

The Clarke County Ruritan Club will award the following awards in the Rabbit Department:

  • Champion Rabbit of the Barn
  • Reserve Champion Rabbit of the Barn
  • Champion – Senior Showmanship
  • Champion – Intermediate Showmanship
  • Champion – Junior Showmanship
  • Champion – Junior Rabbit
  • Reserve Champion – Junior Rabbit

Rosettes will be awarded for the following:

  • Reserve Champion -Senior Showmanship
  • Reserve Champion – Intermediate Showmanship
  • Reserve Champion – Junior Showmanship
  • Champion-Meat Rabbit
Spanish Oak Farm Junior Rabbitry Management Award

This award is given to the Junior showperson who displays the highest level of care and cleanliness with their rabbits in the barn.

Champion Youth Rabbit Award

Recipient will be awarded the newest edition of ARBA’s Rabbit Standard of Perfection book. Each youth may only win this award once in their 4H/FFA career.

Rabbit Bred by Exhibitor

Sponsored by Mountain View Llamas
A special cash award will be given to the youth entry rabbit that places highest in the youth rabbit show that was bred by the exhibitor.

Champion Bunny Hop Rabbit

Exhibited rabbit caught in the prior year’s bunny hop.

Big Brother/Sister Mentor Award

A $25 cash prize will be awarded to the 4H/FFA rabbit exhibitor that is helpful and supportive in assisting the younger club members with their exhibits throughout the week of the Fair. The award is sponsored by the Paws & Claws 4H Club.

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