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ARBA Youth Department
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ARBA Youth members learn valuable life skills through participation in annual youth events such as rabbit and cavy showmanship, breed identification, judging, skill-a-thons and more.

The American Rabbit Breeders Association is committed to the development and expansion of the ARBA Youth Department as a means to engage young rabbit and cavy members in reaching their fullest potential - both as knowledgeable and accomplished participants in the rabbit/cavy hobby and as responsible adults capable of contributing in positive ways to the hobby and society in general.

Contests

ARBA youth activities and contests provide a variety of enrichment activities that encourage youth participants to develop knowledge and skill regarding rabbit and cavy husbandry; responsibility, teamwork, and leadership. These skills enable youth members to thrive and succeed throughout their lives - within and outside of the hobby.

Access 2014 National Convention Youth Contest Results.

Congratulations to all the winners and participants of the 2014 ARBA Youth Contests!

We hope to see many ARBA youth participating in the 2015 ARBA Youth Contests to be held during the 92nd ARBA National Convention to be held in Portland, Oregon - October 31 - November 4, 2015.

Questions about the ARBA Youth Contests can be directed to the Youth Committee Chair, Tom Berger by email at: tlberger793@yahoo.com.

Members who's circumstances prevent them from attending a National Convention can still participate! The following contests DO NOT require actual attendance at the convention:

ARBA youth contestant cuddling her Harlequin.

 

In addition to the four contests listed above, the Youth Department has several downloadable files to help you suceed when competing in contests, conventions & shows. The Youth Contest Packet includes all youth contest applications and instructions. The guides contain information to help you put your best foot forward. Please download these files below to help give you that "edge". All forms are also available via the main navigation links throughout the website. Just click 'Youth' > 'Youth Contests', then access the individual form or forms you wish.

The following 2014 contest forms are available for download:

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Congratulations to all Youth winners and the 2014 Youth Best in Show - Colby & Hunter Seymore
2014 YOUTH ROYALTY
LORD
Carter Hague
Texas
LADY
Randi Carpenter
Indiana
PRINCE
Isaac Bell
Pennsylvania
PRINCESS
Dee Dee Soncrant
Ohio
DUKE
Jacob Bell
Pennsylvania
DUCHESS
PJ Heusted
Washington
KING
Adam Schuller
Ohio
QUEEN
Kelsi Ramos
Washington

View a list of all 2014 Youth Contest Winners here!

View a list of all 2013 Youth Contest Winners here!

View a list of all 2012 Youth Contest Winners here!

View a list of the 2011 Youth Contest Winners here.

View a list of the 2010 Youth Contest Winners here.

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Adam Schuller - 2014 ARBA King
Kelsi Ramos - 2014 ARBA Queen
Jacob Bell - 2014 ARBA Duke
PJ Heusted - 2014 ARBA Duchess
Isaac Bell - 2014 ARBA Prince
Dee Dee Soncrant - 2014 ARBA Princess
Carter Hague - 2014 ARBA Lord
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Randi Carpenter - 2014 ARBA Lady

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Youth Scholarship

The ARBA offers Youth Scholarships each year for those that meet the criteria for eligibility.

  • All applications must be submitted on forms obtained from the ARBA office, district Director, ARBA web site or Scholarship committee member. Computer forms will not be accepted unless in original format.
  • All applicants must have held continuous ARBA membership for at least three (3) years preceding application for scholarship.
  • Applicants must be a graduating senior to be eligible for consideration.
  • Applicants must have completed High School with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (unweighted) on a scale of 4.00, and be in the top 50% of graduating class.
  • Applicants may be currently enrolled in their first year of advanced education.
  • Home schooled applicants are eligible, but must submit SAT or ACT scores, plus a transcript of any advanced education.
  • All applications must include a complete High School transcript, plus a transcript of any advanced education.
  • Scholarship proceeds may be used to further education at any accredited four (4) year college, two (2) year college, vocational, or technical school.
  • Per Article III (l) in the By-Laws of the ARBA Constitution: "Scholarships will be paid to the member upon receipt of confirmation of college enrollment".
  • All applications must be sent to the ARBA office by July 31 of application year.

Click below to download or print:
the Youth Scholarship Forms

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NOTE: Youth Scholarships fall under the auspices of the ARBA Youth Scholarship Committee. For questions and comments about the Youth Scholarship Program, please contact: Christy Ringsletter: gcring01@aol.com

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For questions and comments about the
Youth Department and Youth Programs, contact:

Tom Berger:

tlberger793@yahoo.com
574-243-1183
PO Box 365
Lapaz, IN 46537