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Rabbits - Department I2

Rules & Regulations, Etc.

Show sanctioned by the ARBA and IRBA and will be run according to rules.

Rabbits shown in regular class must be permanently ear marked, and Tuesday, when you bring your rabbits to the Fair, please put coop number in right ear.

No substitutions except same class, breed and sex. All substitutions to be complete by 7:30 a.m. on day of judging.

Exhibitors will be required to buy ONE exhibitors ticket, price $20.00.

ENTRIES MUST BE POSTMARKED by Saturday, July 15th.

Mail Entries to: Sue Schmidt, 17617 Johnson St., Union, IL 60180. Make checks payable to Boone County Fair.


All livestock exhibitor’s trucks, trailers and vehicles must be parked outside the gates.

Rabbits will be received Tuesday, from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. Rabbits must be in showroom coops by 8:00 a.m. (DST) Wednesday, August 9th, when judging starts. Rabbits entered for exhibition shall not be loaded or removed from the grounds before 4:00 p.m. (DST) Sunday, August 13th. All exhibitors must be on hand at this time to receive them. Neither BCFA or Superintendent is responsible for animals not removed by 7:00 p.m. on August 13th.

Only bonafide, paid entry fee, exhibited, sound rabbits allowed in the showroom. The Association reserves the right to reject any entry.

Due to the present situation beyond the Association control, we are forced to make a charge of $.25 cents per coop for the care of the rabbits. Barn will be open from 7:00 a.m. till 10:00 p.m. At 10:00 p.m. the barn will be closed and locked.

Best of Breed and Best Opposite Sex will be paid as listed provided there are at least 4 rabbits in the breed.

The Boone County Fair Association will not be responsible for the loss in case of fire, theft, accident or providential destruction.

Important Information

ARNIE SCHMIDT and SUSAN SCHMIDT, Superintendents (815) 341-5997 or 815-923-7515

DAVE WITT, Assistant Superintendent

Premiums Offered – $2,912.00

Entry Fees:

Single Rabbits and/or Single Fryer Entry Fee $1.85 (includes $.10 IRBA Sanction, $.25 care charge & $.50 pen charge)

Meat Pen consists of 3 rabbits 4 lbs. to 5.5 lbs. Entry Fee $2.35 (includes $.10 IRBA Sanction, $.75 care charge & $.50 pen charge)

Fur Class Entry Fee $.60 (includes $.10 IRBA Sanction)


Administration Fee $1.00 Per Dept., includes 4-H exhibitors.

Due to health concerns NO rabbits will be allowed on the fairgrounds unless entered in the show and shown on Wednesday.

Exhibitor passes and vehicle stickers will NOT be mailed. They can be picked up at the Administration Bldg.

For an Early Release and/or Sunday morning release, see RULE #58

Entry Form

Step 1: Download Application Form file below

Step 2: Save File, Enter Data and Save File. 

Step 3: Print File

Step 4: Mail to address on Form with Checks payable to: Boone County Fair Association 

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