OSRBA Youth Competition

Management Contest

2018 OSRBA Mini Convention - May 4-6
Ohio Expo Center - Columbus, Ohio


For more information contact:
Hannah Foster
25548 Ridge Road
East Rochester, Ohio 44625


Download Management Application


NEW THIS YEAR: All Management, Achievement, and Royalty Applications require both Applicant and Parent/Guardian signatures. Applications without BOTH signatures will not be scored.



To acknowledge excellence of management style by OSRBA youth members in the areas of housing and equipment, feeding and animal care, disease control, record keeping, breeding and genetics for the care and production of rabbits and/or cavies and to prepare the Ohio Youth for the ARBA National Convention.


  1. This contest is open to any youth member of the OSRBA. Exhibitors must be OSRBA members as of April 15th, prior to contest entry. This includes individual or family memberships as well as members of any affiliate rabbit or cavy club. Attendance at the OSRBA Mini Convention is not necessary.

  2. Application must be made using the form provided by the OSRBA youth director. This form is available on the OSRBA website at osrba.net/miniconvention.

  3. Applications will be judged based on the number of cages/adult animals (division) that a youth member has for housing their animals. There will be 20 points deducted for not entering the correct division based on your answers to the questions.

  4. Type out the questions and then answer the questions. Up to seven pages, in reader friendly 12-point font with minimum margins of ½ inch, printed on one side only, of information may be submitted by the applicant. There will be 30 points deducted for exceeding the maximum page count or submitting a form that is incorrectly filled out or incomplete. This deduction also applies to applications that include questions in the wrong order or are not included in the application. Visual aids may be included in this page count.

  5. The cover page is MANDATORY and does not count in the overall page count. Applications without the cover page will not be graded or eligible to win.

  6. Applications received by email must be in the form of a Word document or a .pdf. No Google Docs will be accepted.

  7. Winners will be announced Sunday morning at the OSRBA Convention. Contestants need not be present to win.

Applications must be e-mailed by 11:59 PM EDT or postmarked by April 15, 2018.

Send appliions to:
Hannah Foster
25548 Ridge Road
East Rochester, Ohio 44625

Scoring Rubric:
Achievement 60 points
Leadership 50 points
Goals and Plans for the Future 40 points
Clarity and Thoroughness of Answers 30 points
Neatness and Appearance of Application 20 points
Total possible score 200 points

Download Achivement Application