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 $15.00.
ENTRIES MUST BE POSTMARKED by Saturday, July 18th.
Mail Entries to: Sue Schmidt, 17617 Johnson St., Union, IL 60180. Make checks payable to Boone County Fair.
WALK-IN ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
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 12th, when judging starts. Rabbits entered for exhibition shall not be loaded or removed from the grounds before 4:00 p.m. (DST) Sunday, August 16th. 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 16th.
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.
ARNIE SCHMIDT and SUSAN SCHMIDT, Superintendents (815) 341-5997 or 815-923-7515
DAVE WITT, Assistant Superintendent
Premiums Offered – $2,912.00
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.
For an Early Release and/or Sunday morning release, see RULE #58