2019 State 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Show

January 26, 2019 6:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

MSU Pavilion 4301 Farm Ln., Lansing, MI 48910

Contact: Katie Ockert, ockertka@msu.edu, 517-432-5270

Jan. 26, 2019
MSU Pavilion
4301 Farm Ln., Lansing, MI 48910

This one-day event is open to participants aged 8 to 19 by Jan. 1 of the current year. Exhibitors must be Michigan 4-H members and must own the rabbits or cavies (guinea pigs) they enter. Exhibitors may enter as many breeds as they wish; however, if breed show times conflict, another 4-H member must help show the entries. Exhibitors will be responsible for transporting their rabbits and cavies to and from the judging tables. Spectators are welcome!

Pre-entry for this event is optional. Entries will also be taken from 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. on the day of the event. Pre-entry will expedite your wait time in the entry line.


Friday, January 25
6 p.m.                Show Floor Set-Up Begins (Your help is needed!)

Saturday, January 26

6:30 a.m. Doors open
7 a.m. - 8 a.m.      Registration (Registration Area) All breeds except Cloverbuds must be registered by 8 a.m.
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.      Commercial Exhibits
8:15 a.m.              Show Judges Meeting (Location to be announced day of show)
8:30 a.m.              Meat Pen Weigh-In (Judge’s Table)
8:30 a.m.              Educational Posters in place—Classroom A
8:45 a.m.              Exhibitor Meeting (Location to be announced day of show)
9 a.m.                   Show Begins (Location of specific breeds posted at Judging Tables)
9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Educational Opportunities - Breed ID Contest
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.     Michigan 4-H Rabbit & Cavy Scholarship Silent Auction
11 a.m.                  Awards Table Opens
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Cloverbud Division Judging
1:30 p.m.               Show Continues

After the Show Clean-Up Begins (Your help is needed!)


Event Location

Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education. 4301 Farm Lane, Lansing, MI 48910

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