A Tradition since 1924...
93rd Annual Charles County Fair                            September 15-18, 2016                                              La Plata, Maryland
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Department F - Rabbits
Superintendent Frank Tappen Assistant Linda Tippet Best of Show Banner Awarded. Two Grand Champion Trophies presented for “ Any recognized breed rabbit” and “Any other Variety Rabbit” Champion ribbons presented in each section. Best Youth Entry. Placings 1st $5.00 2nd $3.00 3rd $2.00 participation ribbons Youth exhibitors must be 18 years and under as of August 25, 2016. Open exhibitors are 19 and over as of August 25, 2016.
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   Section 2 - Spayed or Neutered Class               Description  1                      Senior Buck 2                      Senior Doe 3                      Jr. Buck 4                      Jr. Doe   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   Section 2Y - Mixed Breed (Youth) Class               Description  1                      Senior Buck 2                      Senior Doe 3                      Junior Buck 4                      Junior Doe   Section 3Y - Spayed or neutered (Youth) Class               Description  1                      Senior Buck 2                      Senior Doe 3                      Junior Buck 4                      Junior Doe   Section 4Y -  Meat Pen of 3 (Youth) Class               Description  1                      Meat Pen   If you want learn more about rabbits, visit the American Rabbit Breeders Association, Inc. website!
Important Information  1. All rabbits must be pre-registered. E-mail entry@charlescountyfair.com. No mail-in entries. Deadline is Sept. 1. 2. All rabbits must have a permanent ID tattoo, left ear, black ink. 3. Self certification health forms are required and must be presented prior to rabbits entering the building. 4. Rabbits may be refused for health, teeth and wrong entry information. Animals may be sent home at any time during the fair due to health or aggression concerns. 5. Exhibitors must feed and water rabbits at arrival. Volunteer staff will do daily maintenance. 6. Bedding may be shavings or straw. 7. Entries will be received on Tuesday from 3-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 1-7 p.m. Please bring your pre-registration confirmation. 8. No rabbit entries may be removed prior to 6 p.m. Sunday. Only exhibitors with four or less animals may pick up Sunday. Pick up for other is Monday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. 9. Rabbits will be judged by the ARBA Standard of Perfection. Please  specify breed and correct color variety. 10. Recognized ARBA breed classes limited to two entries per class per exhibitor. 11. Mix breed animals are limited to one per youth. Open adults may only show mix breed animals in Sec C (spayed/neutered) and must show spay/neuter certification or adoption forms stating surgery. 12. No animals to be offered for sale at the fair. 13. All reasonable care will be taken, however the Charles County Fair and its volunteers will not be held responsible for any accident, loss or damage for any reason.  
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