2020 State 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Show

Jan. 25, 2020
MSU Pavilion
4301 Farm Lane, Lansing, MI 48910

This one-day event is open to participants aged 8 to 19 by Jan. 1 of the current year. Exhibitors must be Michigan 4-H members and must own the rabbits or cavies (guinea pigs) they enter. Exhibitors may enter as many breeds as they wish; however, if breed show times conflict, another 4-H member must help show the entries. Exhibitors will be responsible for transporting their rabbits and cavies to and from the judging tables. Spectators are welcome!

Pre-entry for this event is optional. Entries will also be taken from 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. on the day of the event. Pre-entry will expedite your wait time in the entry line.


Friday, January 24
 6 p.m.                Show Floor Set-Up Begins (Your help is needed!)

Saturday, January 25

6:30 a.m. Doors open
7 a.m. - 8 a.m.      Registration (Registration Area) All breeds except Cloverbuds must be registered by 8 a.m.
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.      Commercial Exhibits
8:15 a.m.              Show Judges Meeting (Location to be announced day of show)
8:30 a.m.              Meat Pen Weigh-In (Judge’s Table)
8:30 a.m.              Educational Posters in place—Classroom A
8:45 a.m.              Exhibitor Meeting (Location to be announced day of show)
9 a.m.                   Show Begins (Location of specific breeds posted at Judging Tables)
9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Educational Opportunities - Breed ID Contest
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.     Michigan 4-H Rabbit & Cavy Scholarship Silent Auction
11 a.m.                  Awards Table Opens
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Cloverbud Division Judging
1:30 p.m.               Show Continues

After the Show Clean-Up Begins (Your help is needed!)


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

If you have questions about this event, please contact Glenda Weiss at weissgle@msu.edu or 517-676-7303.