The Maritime Rabbit Breeders Association

Invites You To Attend the

2019 SUMMER SHOW


ARBA Sanctioned Triple Open All Breed Rabbit and Single Cavy Show

(Specialty sanctions can be arranged by request.
Only requests made two weeks before the show will be guaranteed.)

Saturday July 27, 2019


Pointe du Chene Recreational and Community Centre, Central Waterville, N.B.


JUDGES: Cole Ruprecht (MN)

                   Michelle Wojcik (WI)

                   James Goodrich (NY)


REGISTRAR: Frank Nutar

SHOW SUPERINTENDENT: Carole Plourde & Frank Nutar

SHOW SECRETARY: Angela Smith



American Rabbit Breeders Association, Inc.

P.O. Box 400 Knox, PA 16232

MEMBERSHIP DUES:

Individual - $20.00 per year, $50.00 for 3 years

Husband/Wife - $30.00 per year, $75.00 for 3 years

Service Charge - Non-US Members $10.00 per year. All fees in US funds.

The ARBA National Convention for 2019 will be held at Reno, Nevada October 20 – 23, 2019




ENTRY FEES:

$4.00 per rabbit per show MRBA members/ $4.50 per rabbit preshow non-members. $3.00 per cavy. If entering all three shows and by deadline total price per rabbit $11.00 for MRBA members, $12 for non – members. Fee for late entry or day of show entry is $4.50/$5.00 and $3.50 per cavy. If you cancel the day of the show you must still pay the entry fee. If you cannot make the show please let the Show Secretary know in advance if at all possible. Scratches are non-refundable.



ENTRY DEADLINE:

Mail-in entries must be postmarked no later than Monday, July 22, 2019 to be accepted, per ARBA show rule section 19. Phone and e-mail entries must be submitted no later than 9:00 PM,Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (No phone calls later than 9:00 PM on any day, please). E-mail entries will receive “confirmation of entry received” e-mail or exhibitor report. If you do not receive this reply within 24 hours of sending in your entries, please email or call the Show Secretary. Entry changes requested after Wednesday evening will not be made until day of show.



ENTRIES MUST INCLUDE:

Exhibitor name, address, city, province, postal code, telephone number and email address, breed, variety, sex, class and tattoo number of each rabbit.


NOTE: Please indicate on your entry if the exhibitor is 18 years of age or under to register as youth exhibitor.



SHOW SECRETARY:

                    Angela Smith


                                   124 Kent Road, Lower Truro, NS, B6L 1K9

Phone: (902)-956-3422

                   E-mail: mrba.entries@gmail.com


EXHIBITORS PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

All entries must be paid to the show secretary before judging starts. All not shown entries will be billed by MRBA and future entries will not be accepted until past due accounts are paid. Cheques that are returned will be subject to fees that the bank assesses, handling charges and postage. After being notified by registered mail, the cheques may be turned over to local police departments and the exhibitor will not be allowed to exhibit at future shows until account is paid. NO LEGS OR POINTS will be awarded until cheques have cleared the bank.


All entries must be the bonafide property of the exhibitor(s) prior to entry. Each owner’s personal name must be listed on the entry form.


The MRBA will not assume responsibility for loss of or injury to exhibitors’ animals. All reasonable care will be used by the association in handling animals.


Sick or diseased animals shall not be brought into the showroom. The Show Superintendent has the right to examine any entry. Contagious animals will be removed from the showroom immediately, and entry fees forfeited.


The judge’s decisions will be final except in cases of absolute fraud. Protests must be filed with the show superintendent within 12 hours after judging and must be accompanied be a fee of $25.00 which will be refunded if protest is sustained.


No one except the judge and his/her assistants are allowed behind the tables. Anyone interfering with the judging will have their entry eliminated without refund. Anyone wishing to assist a judge must write to the Superintendent and the Judge with whom they wish to work prior to the show. This association reserves the right to appoint another judge or other judges in place of or in addition to those listed.





All rabbits are to be tattooed in the left ear with legible and permanent identification and only contain the numerals 0-9 and/or letters A-Z.


SHOW LOCATION:

The MRBA July Show be held at the Pointe du Chene Recreational Centre,Central Waterville, NB. Street address: 145 Pointe du Chene Road, Central Waterville, NB (5 minutes from Shediac, NB approximately)
Driving directions from Highway NB-2. Take exit 467B to merge onto NB-15 toward Shediac/Miramichi/NB-11N. Keep right to stay on NB-15. Take exit 37 for New Brunswick 140 towards Shediac. Turn left onto MainStreet/NB-133W. Turn right onto Pointe Du Chene Road. Destination on the right.



CHECK IN & START TIMES:

Saturday, July 14, 2018– Show room opens at 7:000 a.m. Check in 8:00 a.m. - 8:45a.m. Show to start at9:00 a.m. SHARP.



YOUTH EVENTS:

4H Showmanship, Dress Up and Pose Down



FOOD:

Member potluck and fellowship at noon to celebrate the New Year together.



SILENT AUCTION:

There will also be a silent auction at the show. Any donation would be greatly appreciated. It will help raise needed funds for the club and help provide financing for future show.



ACCOMODATIONS:


Bay Vista Lodges and Cottages                Shediac, NB (506) 532-1265               
Gaudet Chalet & Motel                Shediac, NB (506) 533-8877
Le Gourmand Country Inn and Cottages                Shediac, NB (506) 532-4351