2012 ARBA Convention Wichita – News, Photos, and More

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The 2012 Results from Kansas are below.


Last update: 9:56 pm EST.  10/30   New breed/variety presentation results.  See bottom of page.


21,651 Rabbits and Cavies.   One Building.  An Unforgettable Experience.

The ARBA Convention.

I’m posting any  breed/variety/or class win results here as soon as I hear them.

If you hear any results, please let me know so others can see them.  Last year hundreds of people visited the results page looking for information during convention week, so you can help out a lot of interested people by sharing the news.  🙂

Results below.  Also, you can gain a virtual convention experience at the following links:

-2012 ARBA Live webcams — watch the convention live and past videos: http://qik.com/arbacam1

-ARBA District 8 Director blogging daily from convention. Includes an overview of the ARBA board meetings so far.     Thanks Terry for the updates!

-2012 Entry numbers by breed, variety, and class

– 2012 Convention facebook page

-NCAG’s convention report, with photos  Thanks, Betty!


Open Results (Unofficial)

Best in Show – English Angora by Linda Cassella

Group 1 Winner – English Angora
group 2  Winner – New Zealand
group 3 Winner – Thrianta
group 4 Winner – Satin

English Angora:

BOB English Angora – Linda Cassella

BOS English Angora –  Cassella /Rhoden


French Angora:

BOB French Angora – Charlotte Schweikart, Colored senior doe

BOS French Angora –  Tina Vance, Ohio.  White buck


Giant Angora:

BOB Giant Angora – Ashley Shaw

BOS Giant Angora – Jack and Karen Bailey


Satin Angora:

BOB Satin Angora – Caroline Waskow

BOS Satin Angora – Dana Farber

Dwarf Hotot:

BOB  Dwarf Hotot – Phillips family

BOS Dwarf Hotot – Patty Percy


Giant Chinchilla:

Giant Chinchilla BOB – Butch Coats
Giant Chinchilla BOS – Carl & Louise Filliater


Jersey Wooly:

BOB  Jersey Wooly – Jessica & Taylor Usakowski, MI

BOS  Jersey Wooly – Kelsey Shultz, MI


Mini Lop:

BOB Mini Lop- Sara Kitsemble, WI


Mini Rex:

BOB Mini Rex – Maple Kelly

BOS Mini Rex – Diane Stoval


Netherland Dwarf:

BOB Netherland Dwarf – Bruce Ford, GA

BOS Netherland Dwarf – Coin/Nelson, CO

Full results here:  http://andrc.com/2012_ARBA_Convention.php


Silver Fox:

BOB Silver Fox –  Stephanie Boeder
BOS Silver Fox – Eva Jankowske

More results here: http://www.facebook.com/pages/National-Silver-Fox-Rabbit-Club-Official/134241231995



BOB Tan – Morgan and Paula Shutz
BOS Tan – Jodi Hartman


Youth Results (Unofficial)

Best in Show – Netherland Dwarf by Brontee Anderson, IN

Group 1  English Angora
Group 2  Netherland Dwarf
Group 3  Tan
Group 4  Dutch


English Angora:

BOB English Angora – Matt Bishop


French Angora:

BOB French Angora – Edward Waskow


Giant Angora:

BOB Giant Angora – Madi Shaw


Satin Angora:

BOB Satin Angora – Madi Shaw


Giant Chinchilla:

Giant Chinchilla BOB – Mikayla (Kitty)  Peirick
Giant Chinchilla BOS – Annette Trieb



BOB Himalayan – Aubrey Karaffa, WI
BOS Himalayan – Hunter Christjohn, WI


Jersey Wooly:

BOB  Jersey Wooly – Ashley Landis

BOS  Jersey Wooly – Ashley Landis


Mini Rex:

Mini Rex BOB- Brendan Erway, MI


Netherland Dwarf:

BOB Netherland Dwarf – Brontee Anderson, IN

Full results here:  http://andrc.com/2012_ARBA_Convention.php



Presentation Results

Accepted Presentations:

Tort and REW Lionheads passed second showing.  Only one more and they will be recognized.  😮   Vids available here: http://qik.com/arbacam3/videos

Blue Silver Fox for second showing

Smoke pearl Mini Rex passed third showing — will be eligible to compete as a fully recognized variety on February 1, 2013

Blue and Black Mini Satins for third and final showing — fully eligible to compete on Feb 1, 2013

Broken Britannia Petites also passed third and final showing.

Tortoise, copper, and silver marten Mini Satin passed.

Failed Presentations:

All other presentations failed.  Keep has the details: http://keepsrabbitry.blogspot.com/2012/10/red-jersey-woolies.html



Additional Links:

-ARBA Convention articles at the Nature Trail

2011 Indianapolis Photos and Results page

-Full 2011 Results on the ARBA website


Photos from past years:
ARBA Convention BIS winners
Top winners at 2011 Indy Convention – Photo by Kristina of www.thefuzzypatch.com


arba convention picture

Best in Show Belgian Hare from 2008 Convention in Louisville


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