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91st Annual Charles County Fair                            September 11-14, 2014                                              La Plata, Maryland
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Department F - Rabbits
Superintendents Joel Edelen (301) 934-4667 Carol Mills (301) 934-4667 Best of Show Banner Awarded, Grand Champion Trophies presented for “Any recognized breed rabbit" and "Any other Variety Rabbit" Champion ribbon presented in each section. Placings:  1st - $5.00 2nd - $3.00 3rd - $2.00 participation ribbons   Youth exhibitors must be 18 years and under as of September 1st, 2014. Open exhibitors are 19 and over as of September 1st, 2014.
Note: ARBA stands for American Rabbit Breeders Association Section 1 - Any ARBA recognized breed Class               Description 1                      Senor Buck 2                      Senior Doe 3                      Junior Buck 4                      Junior Doe 7                      Champion Sec 1   Section 2 - Spayed or Neutered Class               Description  1                      Senior Buck 2                      Senior Doe 3                      Jr. Buck 4                      Jr. Doe 5                      Champion Sec 2   Section 3 - Meat Pen of 3 Class               Description  1                      Meat Pen   Section 1Y - Any Breed ARBA (Youth) Class               Description  1                      Senior Buck 2                      Senior Doe 3                      Junior Buck 4                      Junior Doe 5                      Champion sec 1Y   Section 2Y - Mixed Breed (Youth) Class               Description  1                      Senior Buck 2                      Senior Doe 3                      Junior Buck 4                      Junior Doe 5                      Champion sec 2Y   Section 3Y - Spayed or neutered (Youth) Class               Description  1                      Senior Buck 2                      Senior Doe 3                      Junior Buck 4                      Junior Doe 5                      Champion sec 3Y   Section 4Y -  Meat Pen of 3 (Youth) Class               Description  1                      Meat Pen   Section YY -  Best of show rabbit Class               Description  1                      Best of Show - Section 1 2                      Best of Show - Section 2, 3, 4 3                      Best of Show - Meat Pen 4                      Best of Show - Banner Award 5                      Best of Show - Youth Entry   No Rabbits are to be offered for sale at the Fair. Note:  Do not give any entered rabbit a rabies shot prior to the fair.  If you want learn more about rabbits, visit the American Rabbit Breeders Association, Inc. website!
Important Information  All rabbits must be pre-registered. Please mail entries to the address listed below. Deadline is September 1st. Entry address - P.O. Box 968, La Plata, MD, 20646 Entries will be accepted Tuesday 3-8 pm and Wednesday 1-7 pm. All rabbits will be inspected for bad teeth and health problems before being cooped.  Any rabbit showing signs of sickness must be removed from the grounds. Exhibitors are responsible for entry day feeding, watering and bedding before leaving the barn area. Rabbits will be fed and watered daily by staff during the Fair. No rabbit may be removed prior to 6 pm on Sunday. Exhibitors with 1- 4 entries may coop out Sunday or Monday, but due to barn area congestion, exhibitors with 5 or more are requested to coop out Monday 9 am to noon or 5 – 8 pm. All reasonable care will be taken, however, the Charles County Fair and its volunteers will not be responsible for any accident, loss or damage for any reason. Please remember we are an all volunteer organization. If you would like to help out, please contact the superintendent. Rabbits will be judged by the ARBA Standard of Perfection.  Please specify breed and correct color variety. Mixed breed rabbits are limited to 1 per youth exhibitor. Open exhibitor may not show mixed or crossbred rabbits, only recognized breeds will be accepted, unless in spayed or neutered house pet. Open and youth recognized breed classes are limited to 2 entries per class per exhibitor.    
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