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ARBA sanctioned shows this weekend

Last updated: April 04. 2014 2:21PM - 943 Views

Faith Bemiss | DemocratThe American Rabbit Breeders Association will host four national sanctioned open and youth shows this weekend in the Poultry and Rabbit Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds, said Mid-West Trail Blazers President Larry Atkins, of Holden. Superintendent Storm Martin, of Kingsville, left, talks with secretary Lorveva Johnson, of Knob Noster, and exhibitor Sue Gillispie, of Vienna. Martin said about 1,100 rabbits will be judged in the two-day show, with exhibitors coming from as far away as New York. Martin and Atkins said the public is invited to attend the show which runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday.
Faith Bemiss | DemocratThe American Rabbit Breeders Association will host four national sanctioned open and youth shows this weekend in the Poultry and Rabbit Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds, said Mid-West Trail Blazers President Larry Atkins, of Holden. Superintendent Storm Martin, of Kingsville, left, talks with secretary Lorveva Johnson, of Knob Noster, and exhibitor Sue Gillispie, of Vienna. Martin said about 1,100 rabbits will be judged in the two-day show, with exhibitors coming from as far away as New York. Martin and Atkins said the public is invited to attend the show which runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday.
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Faith Bemiss | Democrat


The American Rabbit Breeders Association will host four national sanctioned open and youth shows this weekend in the Poultry and Rabbit Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds, said Mid-West Trail Blazers President Larry Atkins, of Holden. Superintendent Storm Martin, of Kingsville, left, talks with secretary Lorveva Johnson, of Knob Noster, and exhibitor Sue Gillispie, of Vienna. Martin said about 1,100 rabbits will be judged in the two-day show, with exhibitors coming from as far away as New York. Martin and Atkins said the public is invited to attend the show which runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat


Holly Minnick, 16, drove with her mother and father, Robin and Bernie Minnick, 11 hours from Owosso, Mich., to participate in the National Lilac Rabbit Club of America competition. She is standing with her Grand Champion Lilac rabbit that has won 20 trophies. Minnick herself has won 200 to 300 ribbons and trophies, her father said. “She’s got a room full of trophies.”


Faith Bemiss | Democrat


National President of the National Lilac Rabbit Club of America Joe Borawski, of Monroe, Mich., works with the Minnicks setting up a trophy table for the weekend competitions.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat


Crates of rabbits had already started arriving before noon Friday with their exhibitors. Atkins said there would probably be 500 Havana rabbits in the show plus Lilacs, Slivers and Belgian Hares.


 
 
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