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2014 Midwest Fall Show
Oct. 17-18, 2014
Elyria, OH

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gerbil show festivitiesLocation

Ramada Inn Elyria
1825 Lorain Blvd.
Elyria, OH 44035

Directions

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Hotels

The Ramada Inn is offering a rate of $74.99 plus tax per night. This rate includes a $10 pet fee. Call the hotel directly and ask for "American Gerbil Society" block rate. Reservations must be made by Friday, October 3.

Ramada Inn Elyria
1825 Lorain Blvd.
Elyria, OH 44035
440-324-5411

Show Hours:

Friday, 5-9 pm
Saturday, 8 am - 6 pm

Open to the Public:

Saturday, 11 am-5 pm

Admission Fee

$2 per person, $10 family max

Deadlines

Membership deadline: September 17, 2014
Gerbil ID deadline: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Show Registration Deadline: Saturday, October 11, 2014
Quarantine period: September 21 to October 17
Refund deadline: Saturday, October 11

Publicize the Show!

TBD




Officials

judging at a gerbil show

Show Coordinators: Diane Nott & Libby Hanna

Animal Health Inspectors:
  Donna Anastasi
  Libby Hanna

Show Secretary: Katie Johnson
On-site Secretary: Michele Rush

Judges:
  Donna Anastasi (NE)
  Libby Hanna (NE)
  Katie Johnson (NE)

Pet Class & Gerbil Olympics Judges (Sat):  
  TBD

Show Highlights

Photo Contest

Can't come to the show in person? Send in a photo of your gerbil and we'll let the visiting public choose a winner! Email your photo to Diane Nott to be included in a day of show display!

Silent Auction & Raffle

Beautiful craft items, useful gerbil supplies, adorable novelties and more, to benefit the AGS! In past years we have had wonderful items from books to jewelry to quilts to gerbil supplies. We need your donations large and small! Coordinator: Joann Nott

Gerbil Agility

Watch this fast-growing new "sport" within the gerbil showing world. Ch. Twin Squeaks' Herman was the first to bring gerbil show jumping to the national consciousness with his famous You Tube Video. In this event, we'll follow up on previous highly entertaining live agility demonstrations. Coodinators: Donna Anastasi and Diane Nott




Schedule

Friday, October 17th

5:00-9:00 pm Set-up
Health inspections
Member Activities
Favorite night-before activities include socializing, snacking, and arts and crafts for gerbils and their people.

Saturday, October 18th

8-10 am Health inspections
10:30 am Show Call: All gerbils who will compete in the show should be placed on the judging tables.

(Please check the Show Rules & Regulations page ahead of time to make sure that your gerbils have the proper size of show carrier. All gerbil show pens should be filled with white carefresh and contain some food and a baby carrot as a substitute water source. It is important that show pens be as indistinguishable as possible for the sake of fairness. Please remove any obvious markings or distinguishing characteristics from show cages other than the AGS-provided show ID tag.
10:30-11:00 Judges' meeting and lunch.
11 am Judging starts
Floor inspection
Open to the Public
11:30 am-12:30 pm Pet Class
Hamtrack races
Tube chew races
Mock Show Demonstration
2:30 PM Agility Training Demonstration
4:30 pm Photo contest & People's Choice Award announcements.
Raffle & Auction results.
5 pm Public Admissions Close
6-9 pm Show Results
Champion & Breeder Certificate Presentations
Group Photo
Dinner at area restaurant
9-11 pm Hall Clean-up
Member socializing
 
group   judging  

Photos from New England Show 2008


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