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14th Annual New England Show
May 1-2, 2015
Bedford, MA

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gerbil show festivitiesLocation

Middlesex Commuity College, 591 Springs Rd., Bedford, MA

Directions

Take I-95 to US Route 3 Exit 27B toward Bedford. Turn left onto Springs Road then left onto Orchard Street at the flashing light. Middlesex Community College is on your right. The show is in the Campus Cafeteria, Building 8.

Hotels

Courtyard by Marriott
270 Concord Rd
Billerica, MA 01821
978-670-7500

$89.00 per night, group code American Gerbil Society. Gerbils are allowed in rooms but must stay in cages. Group rate deadline is April 17.

Show Hours:

Friday 5-8 pm
Saturday 9 am - 7 pm


Admission Fee

$5 per person, $20 family max

Deadlines

Membership deadline: April 2, 2015
Gerbil ID deadline: Saturday, April 11
Show Registration Deadline: Saturday, April 18, 2015
Quarantine period: April 5 - May 1, 2015




judging at a gerbil show Officials

Show Coordinators: Libby Hanna & Kaitlyn Cepeda
Animal Health Inspectors:
  Donna Anastasi (NE)
  Cathy Bickel (MATL)
  Libby Hanna (NE)
  Jennie Payne (NE)
  Volunteer!
Show Secretary: KJ Johnson
Judges:
  Donna Anastasi (NE)
  Leigh Dibden (NE)
  Libby Hanna (NE)
  Amy Paben (NW)

Probationary Judges:
Danielle Cromer
Dana Halbert
Caroline Hanna

Pet Class & Gerbil Olympics Judges:
  Volunteer!




Schedule

Friday, May 1st

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. Gerbil Agility demonstrations.

Saturday, May 2nd

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 I - for kids 8 & under
Hamtrack races
Tube chew races
1:30-2:30 pm Pet Class II - Mock Show - for kids 9 & up
AGS Youth Asst. Judge will judge pet gerbils using Exhibition Format.
Hamtrack races
Tube chew races
4:30 pm Raffle & Auction results.
5 pm Public Admissions Close
6-6:30 pm Show Results
Champion & Breeder Certificate Presentations
Group Photo
Dinner to follow in the Show Hall

Sunday, May 3rd

8-9 am Member breakfast
Location TBD
 
group   judging  

Photos from New England Show 2008


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