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2023 ARBA Convention

100th Annual ARBA Convention

October 7-11, 2023

937 Phillips Lane

Louisville, KY, 40209

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Chair:   Dwayne Scott                              Open Secretary:  Robin Laymon

 

Superintendent:  Paige Smith             Youth Secretary:  Becky Ormond

Open Judges:                                                          Youth Judges:

Jessica Fullwood, PA                                           Bryan Shirk, MI

Dakota Manning, LA                                             Michael Mageles, ME

Becky Stock, IA

2023 ARBA Convention - HLRSC Host Hotel

Home2Suites by Hilton

$145.00 per night

Rate does not include the 16.07% Tax

To make reservation online: https://mmxreservations.com/fer/...

To make reservation by Phone – 800-743-3100, open Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm eastern time.

Group Code Needed for block: hlrsc23arba

All reservations must be made by midnight on Tuesday, August 15, 2023. Any rooms not reserved at this time will be released back to general sale.

Cancellation Policy

• Reservations canceled starting September 7, 2023 will be charged $25 cancellation fee.

• Reservations canceled starting September 28, 2023 will forfeit one night's room and tax to the hotel.

HLRSC Awards Banquet

2023 ARBA Convention

 

The Olmsted

3701 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY  40207

Monday, October 9, 2023

6 PM Cash Bar Opens ~~ 6:30 PM Buffett Dinner  ~~  Awards and Auction to follow.

Tickets:

Adult (13+)  $40

Child (12 or under)  $30

Ticket Sales Deadline:  9/27/23

 

  • No Ticket Sales at Convention or after this date!!!!

  • No Physical Ticket will be given, by purchasing a ticket, your name will be added to the list attendees and entrance will be granted!

Menu

  • Spinach Salad with red grapes, black walnuts, gorgonzola, walnut vinaigrette and petite spice muffin

  • Chicken Marsala:  Sautéed cutlets, marsala wine sauce, cremini mushrooms over linguine

  • Salmon Succotash:  Grilled, Herb Butter, Seasonal Succotash

  • Herb Crusted Pork Loin with Grain Mustard Cream

  • Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

  • Sautéed Broccolini

  • Cheesecake:  Salted Carmel and Chocolate

  • Iced Tea, Coffee, and Water

For Questions or Concerns, please contact Robin Laymon at 

HLRSC.Secretary@gmail.com  or (260) 239-8942

If you would like to snail mail your purchase,  Please mail a check, made payable to HLRSC to PO Box 201, Hudson, IN  46747.  Postmark deadline 9/18/2023 

HLRSC General Membership Meeting

Date:  Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Time:  8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Location:  Room W3

Our general membership meeting is held each year at the ARBA Convention.

Once an agenda has been established it will be posted here.

HLRSC Trio Raffle

Winner will be announced!

Date:  Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Time:  10:30 AM

Location:  Holland Lop Show/Cooping Area or HLRSC Booth!  (Final location will be determined and posted at the HLRSC Booth)

Every year a Trio is donated by selected breeders for our Trio Fundraiser Event.

Tickets are available for a $5 per ticket fee. 

Tickets can be purchased online, & will be hand written by Robin Laymon, HLRSC Secretary.

Tickets will be available at the HLRSC Booth at Convention!

The winner does not have to be present to win, but they do have to have arranged transport home.  

If you would like to snail mail your purchase,  Please mail a check, made payable to HLRSC to PO Box 201, Hudson, IN  46747.  Postmark deadline 9/18/2023

Trio Donation from:

Sue Eyler, WI

GC Dream Bunnies Blue Mist

Blue Tort Doe

DOB: 11/10/22

Sire:  Dream Bunnies Remington

Dam:  JC's Vengeance

Lines:  Dream Bunnies, L&R, JC Critters, & Krolow

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Trio Donation from :

Grace Dull, MI

CG Creekside's Bebop

Broken Blue Tort Buck

DOB:  9/28/21

Lines:  L&R & Creekside

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Trio Donation from 

Diane Walter, MI

Crossroads W168

Sable Point Doe

DOB:  4/21/2023

Sire:  Creekside's Sable Point

Dam:  GC Crossroads Eddie

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HLRSC Quilt Raffle

Winner will be announced!

Date:  Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Time:  10:45 AM

Location:  Holland Lop Show/Cooping Area or HLRSC Booth!  (Final location will be determined and posted at the HLRSC Booth)

This handmade quilt has been donated by Beth & Brenna White of Indiana.

The Quilt measures approximately 97x97, and will be displayed at the HLRSC Booth.

All proceeds from this raffle benefit the HLRSC Youth Scholarship Fund.

Tickets are available for a $5 per ticket fee. 

Tickets can be purchased online, & will be hand written by Robin Laymon, HLRSC Secretary.

Tickets will be available at the HLRSC Booth at Convention!

The winner does not have to be present to win, but they do have to have arranged transport home.  

If you would like to snail mail your purchase,  Please mail a check, made payable to HLRSC to PO Box 201, Hudson, IN  46747.  Postmark deadline 9/18/2023

HLRSC 50/50 Auction

Date:  Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Viewing:  11:00 AM

Auction:  11:45 AM  

Location:  Holland Lop Show/Cooping Area

Donated Hollands will be Auctioned off; helping to raise money to offset award expenses.  The seller has the option to receive their 50% of the sell price; or they can donate it to the HLRSC for Awards or the Youth Scholarship.

Contact Chrissy Royer or visit the Auction Facebook Page to make a donation to the Auction early, as there is a limit on available sale slots.

General Convention Information

Thursday, 10/5 - Showroom Open at 12:00PM  - Showroom open to receive animals from 6 PM to Midnight - No Animals will be accepted prior to 6 PM

Friday, 10/6 - Showroom open to receive animals from 7 AM to Midnight

Saturday, 10/7 - Showroom open to receive animals from 6 AM to 3 PM - Entries/Check-In Closes at 3 PM - Animals Must be cooped & Showroom Closes at 9 PM

Sunday, 10/8 - Showroom opens at 6 AM - Open Judging Begins at 8 AM (West Hall) (Hollands are an opening breed) -  Youth Judging Begins at 9 AM (West Hall) (Hollands are NOT an opening breed) - Showroom Closes at 10 PM

Monday, 10/9 - Showroom opens at 6 AM - Judging Begins at 7 AM - BIS Judging at 2 PM - Showroom Closes at 6 PM

Tuesday, 10/10 - Showroom opens at 7 AM - New Breed & Variety presentation at 8 AM - ARBA General Membership Meeting at 1 PM - Showroom Closes at 6 PM

Wednesday, 10/11 - Showroom opens at 6 AM - Release of Animals at 7 AM - Showroom closes at 12 PM

On to the next big show!!!  Safe Travels to all!!!

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