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10th Annual Mid-Atlantic Show
January 26-27, 2018
Timonium, Maryland

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gerbil show festivitiesLocation

World of Pets Expo
Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, MD

About the Expo

World of Pets Expo attracts over 10,000 visitors annually to its three-day event north of Baltimore, MD. The AGS will have a large booth within the Expo to hold our show and other educational exhibits. This offers us an excellent opportunity to expose our wonderful hobby to the animal-loving public.

Admission and Directions

See the World of Pets Expo web site. AGS Exhibitors and Officials will receive free admission.

GPS address: 2200 York Road, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093


Quality Suites (formerly Chase Suite) Hotel of Hunt Valley
10710 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030
Will be offering a special rate of $79 per night, 1 or 2 Queen bed studio with pull-out couch. Pets welcome. Free breakfast. Call direct for reservations - 410-584-7370 or 888-433-6141
Use Block Code - World of Pets

Red Roof Plus Inn Baltimore North - Timonium
Newly renovated, across from the Fairgrounds. $59.99-$64.99 + tax. Pets are welcome.
410-666-0380 - Use Rate Code 611949

Show Hours:

Friday approx 5-8 pm
Saturday 9 am - 7 pm

judging at a gerbil show Officials

Show Coordinators: Donna Anastasi, Cathy Bickel and Beth Taylor

Animal Health Inspectors:
  Donna Anastasi (NE)
  Cathy Bickel (MATL)
  Danielle Cromer (SE)
  Libby Hanna (SE)
  Anise Hetman (MW)
  Sabrina Hundley (MATL)

Show Secretary: Libby Hanna
On-site Show Secretary: Steve Hanna

  Donna Anastasi (NE)
  Danielle Cromer (SE)
  Libby Hanna (SE)
  Anise Hetman (MW)
  KJ Johnson (NE)

Judges in Training:
  Kaitlyn Cepeda
  Thomas W.



2:30 pm World Of Pets Opening Ceremonies

2:00-8:00 pm Informational exhibits
Booth volunteers:
5 pm-close: TBD
Health inspections for early arrivals.


am Exhibit hall opens.

8-11 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. Also, remember to provide each gerbil in the show with a source of moisture/water, such as a piece of carrot or a grape.)

11am Judges' meeting and lunch.

11am to
Judging - exhibition format

Meeting & greeting visitors.
HamTrack / Gerbil Olympics events
4-5:00pm Best in Show decision & announcement.

Group photo

Approx. 5 pm to
End of Day announcements
Booth Breakdown, Animal Checkout
AGS Dinner, to follow show:
Chase Suites Hotel "Presidential Suite"
Pizza, salad, drinks, cookies and laughs

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