OSRBA Youth Competition

Management Contest

2017 OSRBA Mini Convention - May 5-7
Ohio Expo Center - Columbus, Ohio

 

For questions please contact Hannah Foster at (330) 771-1530 or youthdirector@osrba.net

 

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.

 

OSRBA Management Contest

Applications must be emailed by 11:59 PM EDT or postmarked by April 15, 2017.
For questions, please contact Hannah Foster at (330)771-1530 or youthdirector@osrba.net
APPLICATION ON OSRBA MINI CONVENTION WEBSITE www.osrba.net/miniconvention.

PURPOSE:

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.


RULES

 

  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 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 www.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.

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  4. Type out questions and then answer each question. Up to seven pages, in reader friendly 12-point font with minimum 1/2 inch margins, 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.

 

Scoring Rubric:
Management Methods 40 points
Management Procedures 40 points
Mangement Results 40 points
Record Keeping 30 points
Clarity and Thorouhness of Answers 30 points
Total possible score 200 points


Send applications to:
Hannah Foster
25548 Ridge Road
East Rochester, Ohio 44625
youthdirector@osrba.net

Download Mangement Application