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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:                                                                                            Secretary:  

Open Judges:                                                                          Youth Judges:

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:

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.


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!


  • 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  or (260) 239-8942

HLRSC 50/50 Auction

Date:  TBD

Time:  TBD

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.

HLRSC Trio Raffle

Winner will be announced!

Date:  TBD

Time:  TBD

Location:  Holland Lop Show/Cooping Area

Trio Donation from:


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

Tickets are available for a $5 per ticket fee. 

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.  

Trio Donation from :



Trio Donation from 


HLRSC General Membership Meeting

Date:  TBA

Time:  TBA

Location:  TBA

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

General Convention Information

Thursday, 10/5 - 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 6 AM to Midnight

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

Sunday, 10/8 - Showroom opens at 6 AM - Judging Begins at 9 AM - Showroom Closes at 10 PM

Monday, 10/9 - Showroom opens at 6 AM - Judging Begins at 7 AM - BIS Judging at 3 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 2 PM

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

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