Evangeline 4-H Cotton Pickin Pet Show

James Fontenot  |  9/1/2011 9:45:22 PM

The Evangeline Parish 4-H Cotton Pickin' Pet Show will be held Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, at the Ville Platte Civic Center beginning at 4:00 p.m.

Show Rules:
1.  Each 4-H’er may bring two pets.
2.  You may enter your pets in as many classes as you like in its division.
3.  One pet per class.
4.  Entry fee is $1.00; no refunds.
5.  No large animals (horse, calf, goat, sheep, etc.).
6.  No snakes.
7.  Parents can bring lawn chairs.
8.  Entry sheet and fees due in 4-H office by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. No entries will be taken at the show.
9.  All pets must be kept on leash, in cages or otherwise under control. No pens, cages, etc. will be provided. Please bring your own.

Pets will shown in this order:
    •  Ring # 1 - Cats - Rabbits - Birds - AOP
    •  Ring # 2 - Dogs (Medium/Large - Puppy - Small)

Ring # 1

Division A - Cats
1.  Best Groomed
2.  Most Obedient
3.  Best Dressed Pet
4.  Best Costumed Pair

Division B - Rabbits
1.  Shortest Ears
2.  Longest Ears
3.  Best Groomed
4.  Softest Fur

Division C - Bird/Fowl
1.  Smallest
2.  Longest Beak
3.  Most Unusual
4.  Most Colorful

Division G - Any Other Pets
1.  Smallest Pet
2.  Most Colorful
3.  Most Unusual
4.  Largest

Ring # 2

Division F - Medium/Large Dogs
1. Best Costumed Pair (Dog and 4-H'er)
2. Most Colorful (Natural)
3. Best Trick
4. Best Groomed

Division D - Puppy Dogs
1.  Best Costumed Pair (Dog and 4-H'er)
2.  Most Colorful (Natural)
3.  Most Loveable
4  Prettiest Eyes

Division E - Small Dogs
1.  Best Costumed Pair (Dog and 4-H'er)
2.  Most Colorful (Natural)
3.  Best Trick
4.  Prettiest Coat

Dog classes are divided into three size divisions. The breeds listed below in each division will give you an example of what size dog is in each category. Mixed breed dogs go in the category they most resemble in size. Final decisions on categorizing dogs, if there is a question, will be made by the show superintendent. Remember, these breeds are examples: any type, size, breed or cross, can be shown.

Great Dane
German Shepherd
Golden Retriever
labrador Retriever
Basset Hound

Small Dogs
Boston Terrier
Miniature Pinscher
Rat Terrier
Fox Terrier

Any dog less than eight months old

Mail entry sheet and entry fee to:

Evangeline Parish 4-H Office
c/o Cotton Pickin' Pet Show
230 Court Street
Ville Platte, LA 70586

Checks should be made payable to "Evangeline Parish 4-H".

Download entry form below (legal size paper) and return to 4-H Office by Friday, Sept. 30, 2011.  Call the 4-H office at 337-363-5646 if you have any questions.

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