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“THE FLUFF”

The Official Newsletter of the National Jersey Wooly Rabbit Club: Winter 2018 - 19 Bill Miller highlights his Best of Breed winner's career. See page 17.

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Alexandria,Louisana,2019

SAVE THE DATE The Louisiana Jersey Wooly Breeders are proud to host the

2019 NJWRC N ­ ational Show in

Alexandria, Louisana

April 27, 2019 National Show

Plus 3 All-Breed & 1 Specialty Show Watch the NJWRC Web Site for more information. Hosted By: Louisana Jersey Wooly Breeders For more info, visit NJWRC.org

SAVE THE DATE Convention 2019 Sponsored by:

California Rabbit & Cavy Shows, Inc.

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tent con January-February-March

Winter 2018 - 19

National Jersey Wooly Rabbit Club

The Fluff of the Fancy

Departments

16 Meeting Minutes

5 President’s Report

17 Cover Story:

6 Significant Dates

White on Rice

7 Vice President's Report

20 Open Convention Results

8 District 2 Report

22 Youth Convention Results

10 District 5 Report 11 District 6 Report 12 District 7 Report 13 Treasurer's Report 15 District 8 Report

NJWRC

President

Angel LeSage lesageswoolies@icloud.com

Vice-President

Cheryl Loesch momdeplume@comcast.net

Secretary

4 Record of Vote

9 District 4 Report

Fluff www.njwrc.org

24 Convention Photo Story 28 Golden Fleece Auction Results 29 Convention Award Sponsors

30 The Doe of a Lifetime 32 NJWC Scholarship Aplication 33 Editor's Corner 34 Sweepstakes Report 35 Sweepstakes 41 Commandments of Rabbit Shows 39 Membership Application

Douglas Brown NJWRCsecretary@gmail.com

Treasurer

Brenda Reilly NJWRClubtreasurer@gmail.com

District One

Meadow Gustafson wildmeadows@hotmail.com

District Two Lori Robasciotti

dogznkidz@hotmail.com

District Three Haley Birkholz

okcorralmercedes@yahoo.com

District Four Amber Henderson

ambermom@gmail.com

District Five Gayle Beirau

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Next Deadline: February 15, 2019 ARBA CONVENTION YOUTH WINNERS --------NATIONAL SPECIALTY INFORMATION

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District Six

Tracey Freeman TNTSCountryCritters@hotmail.com

District Seven

Daniel Kuyoth Katendan@yahoo.com

District Eight Julie Aversa

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District Nine

Katrina Przybylowski jumpergirl141@gmail.com

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Jess Pearson fluffeditor@gmail.com Angel LeSage, Cheryl Loesch

Website

Haley Birkholz okcorralmercedes@yahoo.com

Boutique Sales

Carmen Deling maplelanewoolies@gmail.com

Election

Lori Robasciotti dogznkidz@hotmail.com

Standards Committee

Angel LeSage, Brian Caudill, Jessica Usakowski, Chase Austin, Steven Buell, Cheryl Loesch, Amber Henderson, Meadow Gustafson Haley Birkholz (apprentice)

Constitution & By-Laws MaryElizabeth Dugmore, Chair Cheryl Loesch, Carmen Deling

Sweepstakes Scoring Nicole Schmitt njwrcsweeps@gmail.com

Awards

DeAnn Boulier, Haley Birkholz

Youth Coordinator

Lindsay Aversa allstarwoolies@gmail.com

Historian

Bethany Robertson bethanyrobertsongm@gmail.com

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RecordOfVote njwrc

2020 National Show bid approval October 7, 2018

__12_I approve North East Wooly Breeder Club bid for hosting National 2020, to be held on Saturday April 25, 2020 in Syracuse, New York. Katrina Przybylowski, Doug Brown, Haley Birkholz, Tracey Freeman, Lori Robasciotti, Jessica Usakowski, Daniel Kuyoth, Gayle Beirau, Brenda Reilly, Cheryl Loesch, Kendra Williams, Meadow Gustafson

Authorization for Jess Pearson to be Fluff editor October 16, 2018

_12___I approve the hiring of Jess Pearson to be the Fluff newsletter editor starting November 1, 2018 Katrina Przybylowski, Doug Brown, Haley Birkholz, Tracey Freeman, Lori Robasciotti, Jessica Usakowski, Daniel Kuyoth, Gayle Beirau, Brenda Reilly, Cheryl Loesch, Kendra Williams, Meadow Gustafson

Authorization for Haley Birkholz to be interim webmaster October 21, 2018

__8__I approve the hiring Haley Birkholz an interim webmaster, starting November 1, 2018. Doug Brown, Lori Robasciotti, Jessica Usakowski, Daniel Kuyoth, Gayle Beirau, Cheryl Loesch, Kendra Williams, Meadow Gustafson __0__I do not approve the hiring Haley Birkholz an interim webmaster, starting November 1, 2018. __1__I abstain from voting on this proposal. Haley Birkholz 2018 NJWRC General Election 70 ballots received 1 ballot rejected 3 envelopes with 1 ballot in each returned (undeliverable **NOT COUNTED**) Results VP---Cheryl Loesch – 66 votes Secretary--Doug Brown – 66 votes D2--Amber Henderson 10 votes D8--Julie Aversa 13 votes Those running unopposed – remaining as district director D4--Kendra Williams D6--Tracey Freeman Report submitted by Lori Robasciotti 9-16-18

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President’s Report “I have to say Convention had a different feel to it this year. Being in such an historic part of the country there were many attractions and day trips available." ~ Angel LeSage

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ongratulations to the BOB winner Bill Miller with his beautiful REW buck and to Youth BOB winner Morgan Walker with her Broken doe. It is such a thrill to win BOB at Convention---enjoy this win, because it is a little bit of luck and a lot of work to accomplish such a win. Best opposite of breed deserves major bragging rights as well, therefore, congratulations to BOSB winner Amber Henderson with her Broken doe and to Youth BOSB winner Cody Landis with his Self buck. I have to say Convention had a different feel to it this year. Being in such an historic part of the country, there were many attractions and day trips available. Plus, the host club offered daily bus tours which many people took advantage of. Consequently, there were less people around the show room during the day. This also made it harder to get volunteer help for the booth and other activities. I wish to thank those who helped to run the booth. Thank you, also, to those who helped run rabbits to the show table. It was a long trek from the tables to holding cages and back. What great Convention awards we had this year, thanks to DeAnn Boulier’s design know-how. She has such a good sense for picking just the right things. In addition, sweepstakes awards were selected by Haley Birkholz. She also had lots of ideas of what to get and what people would like. The sweeps awards

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were unique and special this year. Thank you both DeAnn and Haley for all your work to find just the right items for awards. I know people really liked their awards. Lindsay Aversa did an outstanding job coordinating the youth educational work shop and other activities. We had a rabbit donated by Frances Haskins that was given to a youth who did not get a first place in the show; those names were put into a drawing for the rabbit. This is the second year we have done this. The Golden Fleece Auction was a success; bringing in $7,700 gross with half of the proceeds going back to the seller, leaving $3,350 for the club. Many thanks to Haley Birkholz for soliciting and setting up the auction. She did an outstanding job! The club uses the auction income for general operation and next year’s convention expenses, sweepstakes awards, newsletter development, and support for clubs who put on Nationals. Congratulations, Cody Landis for having the highest selling rabbit, getting a whopping $2,500. This is two years in a row the Landis’s have had the highest selling rabbit.

Angel LeSage lesageswoolies@icloud.com

Attention High School Seniors & 1st Year College Students! You may be ­elegible to apply for the NJWRC Memorial ­Scholarship. Applications are due on or before April 1 2018. For more information, scan this QR code.

For several years now Brenda Reilly, our Treasurer, has brought up concerns that the Fluff newsletter is becoming very expensive to produce and mail. This last year, the Fluff had Continued on page 6

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cost around $3,000 an issue, which was more than we generated in income in the 2017/2018 Fiscal Year. Membership fees have not changed in many years, and the board does not want to increase fees. Instead, we are shifting to an electronic newsletter and distributing to members by email. Electronic delivery will start with the Spring issue. The board is also discussing the possibility of hard copies of the newsletter for those who want to pay an additional fee to have those. By going to the email version of the Fluff, it will save a substantial amount of money, as well as getting the magazine to you much sooner. Using USPS bulk postage is not working. It can take weeks (6 weeks or more) to get a newsletter delivered. There have been other clubs who have gone to an electronic newsletter format because of the expenses involved. So, be sure the club has your correct email address by the first of February. With the money we are saving, we plan to use it to buy more sweepstakes awards. We will increase the number of awards placements given for those who are in the top 10. We will continue to use the pins as well. There were many changes that happened right before Convention this year. Vicki Cox decided to move on, and will no longer be doing the newsletter and the website management. She has a large family and wants more time to spend with them, and she has a variety of trips planned in 2019. Many thanks to Vicki for her dedication and hard work for the club. Welcome to our new editor for the Fluff, Jess Pearson. She comes to us with a lot of experience in producing newsletters. You may have had a chance to meet her in West Springfield. She has taken most of the photos for this edition of the Fluff. The editor’s new address is Fluffeditor@gmail.com . Another change the board made is to appoint Haley Birkholz as interim Webmaster. For website needs, you can

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reach Haley at WebmasterNJWRC@ gmail.com.

will be an additional double show on Saturday and single show on Sunday.

The last change made was to make Cheryl Loesch the managing editor of the Fluff. She took on this stronger role a year or more ago, and I wanted to recognize her for all of her behind the scenes work. She will continue to assist the editor in gathering material and planning for the newsletter. It really does take a lot of planning and work to produce the Fluff.

With our new National show bid format, proposals are submitted by September 1 of every year (approximately 1 ½ years before the show). We now know that the 2020 Nationals will be hosted by the North East Jersey Wooly Breeders Club in Syracuse, New York, April 24 – 26, 2020.

I want to welcome two new board members, Amber Henderson, D2 director, and Julie Aversa, D8 director, to the board. And I want to thank Lori Robasciotti and Jessica Usakowski for their service on the board. The last day of Convention starts the new term for officers. As President, I am entering my last year. Just a reminder that Louisiana Jersey Wooly Breeder’s Club is hosting Nationals in Alexandria, Louisiana, Saturday April 27, 2019. Be sure to mark your calendar and start making plans. There

I am sad to say that the Oranges did not pass the ARBA standard committee’s review. This was the first showing. Just a reminder for those who are graduating from high school or attending first year of college you may be eligible to apply for the NJWRC Memorial scholarship. There will be up to two $1,000 awards given annually. Applications are due April 1, 2019. Information, guidelines and application are on the club website. Angel LeSage

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2018/19 SignificantDates Feb 15, 2019: Article and photo submission due to the newsletter editor at Fluffeditor@gmail. com April/May 2019:** Membership vote on recommended changes to the JW Standard April 1, 2019: NJWRC Memorial Scholarship application due.

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April 27, 2019: Nationals in Alexandria, Louisiana August 2019: Club votes on whether to keep current NJWRC broken standard or accept ARBA’s broken standard. September 1, 2019: Bid due to host NJWRC Nationals in spring 2021

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Vice President’s Report

Cheryl Loesch momdeplume@comcast.net

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“Every year, we owe so many thanks to those who help with Convention." ~Cheryl Loesch

ongratulations to all of our Convention winners, especially our BOB and BOS winners, William Miller and Amber Henderson in Open, and Morgan Walker and Cody Landis in Youth. All of the top animals looked absolutely stunning from my armchair back at home. I’m so sorry I couldn’t be there to see these big wins and share the excitement, but I have to say, it felt like the next best thing being able to watch it on Lindsay Aversa’s Videos. Thank you, Lindsay, for making sure we could see the BOB judging. Every year, we owe so many thanks to those who help with Convention. There are so many details that club members

take care of in order for all to share in this huge event. Thank you to every one of you who helped with running the booth, the raffle, the show, and especially to those of you who got lots of extra exercise by running rabbits to the tables. As you go through the newsletter, you will see many pleas to get your email address updated with our club Secretary, Doug Brown. I will add one more to the mix—make sure your email address is correct! So much depends upon us being able to communicate with our members. Membership renewal notices are sent out via email, and as you’ve seen by Angel’s report, the board has voted to move the newsletter to an all electronic delivery format. You won’t see your Fluff if your email is not correct! If you have any doubt at all as to whether we have the correct email on file, please be sure to get your address to Doug. To close my report, I’d like to ask each of you to think about what topics you’d like to see addressed in the newsletter. If you have an idea for an article, we’d love to hear it. We’d especially love to get an article from you! If you feel a little intimidated by writing one yourself, think about collaborating, or even just passing along your ideas. Feel free to contact me with any ideas or articles you may have. Wishing you all wonderful holidays, and, of course, full nest boxes!

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District 2 Report “Goals that I hope to achieve during my service are to increase NJWRC memberships in AZ, UT, and NV, especially Youth in every state in our district." ~Amber Henderson

Amber Henderson ambermom@gmail.com Regions Represented:

Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Mexico

A picture is worth 1,000 words: Send your

BIS, RIS, BOB, & BOSB Pics & Info to: fluffeditor@gmail.com Subject line: Fluff

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istrict 2 was well represented at the ARBA Convention & Show in West Springfield, MA with a full 33% of our district members in attendance. Though our district is relatively small in numbers, that is a terrific showing considering most of us traveled with our rabbits via airplane or automobile, a round trip of over 6,000 miles. Now that is a sign of the dedication and passion that I know and love in our D2 exhibitors! As a district, we managed to take home THIRTY Top 5 placements, BOG Broken, BOG Shaded, the BOSB win, as well as at least four Top 5 Wool placements, Best Colored Wool, and Best Overall Wool. See full results listed in this issue. Congratulations, to each of you for your excellent placements and wins. Hoorah! At home now, our winter shows are in full swing. In California, we had shows for five weekends in a row in November and December. More are scheduled in our district in late winter, including the Arizona State Convention on February 15-17, 2019 in Kingman. Let’s make opportunities at these shows to find and get to know our less-active exhibitors a little better so we can encourage them in their goals for improvement and greater success on the tables. It

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happens that our NJWRC membership is fairly low right now, especially in Youth. It would do us all well to suggest club membership to these exhibitors as a way to better connect with helpful exhibitors and learn from the educational articles in our breed magazine. Speaking of getting to know people better: Hello! I am your newly elected District 2 director, Amber Henderson. I am grateful to be able to serve you for the next two years. I am first and foremost, wife to my best friend, Kevin, and mother to our 4 boys. I live in the Central Coast area of California, about 45 minutes east of Monterey Bay. I have loved, raised, and shown Jersey Woolies for 14 years. I have served as NJWRC secretary in the past and currently serve on our breed club Standards Committee. I have a passion for perfection, but am casual enough to never take myself too seriously which, for me, makes this hobby very enjoyable. Goals that I hope to achieve during my service are to increase NJWRC memberships in AZ, UT, and NV, especially Youth in every state in our district. I would like to visit each state’s rabbit convention at least once to visit with exhibitors face to face and see what I can do to keep their interContinued on page 9

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District 4 Report “Make sure to help out our youth and keep them interested in our wonderful breed!! ~ Kendra Williams

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kthurmanwilliams@yahoo.com Regions Represented: Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, & Texas

ello from District 4 members. Hope this new article of The Fluff finds everyone doing well. I’m sure some of you might still be recuperating from ARBA Convention. It always seems to take me and my rabbits months to recover, depending on how far I had to travel. Well as I write this, Central Texas is getting our first freeze of the year, and very early I might add! We usually don’t see a real freeze until January. But here it is early November and the temps are already down to 27 degrees! Brrr! Making sure that your rabbits are ready for the winter is just as important as getting ready for the heat. The only thing I have to worry about is keeping fresh water available for them at all times. This usually just means I have to go break up ice and pour in some warmer water on top. My rabbits are in a barn so that keeps them out of the rain and wind. If yours aren’t

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est in our breed alive and well. I plan to begin by attending the Arizona state convention in February. Finally, I hope to educate and foster continual learning by writing thoughtful reports and articles for our magazine and invite breeders to join in on impromptu critiquing sessions and breed discussions at shows. I feel there is no better way to learn than hands-on learning with our peers. T h e

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in a barn, you need to provide some kind of protection from the elements for them. When mine were outside I used tarps and heat lamps when the temperatures dropped below freezing. I know that recently in our district we seem to have had a wonderful influx of Youth Breeders joining our shows. Make sure to help out our youth and keep them interested in our wonderful breed!! Ask them if they are members of NJWRC and if not, let them know how to join. Our youth are the future of our breed! With show season in full swing I’d like to remind you to please email me your wins and photos. I’d love to be able to mention them in my article in The Fluff. Until next time, stay warm and good luck on the show tables! Kendra Williams

As your district director and as your friend, I have a few things to ask of you. As you attend shows, please let me know about your wins. Send photos. Share concerns. Ask questions. Let me know how I can serve you best and what topics you’d like to see covered in The Fluff. It is my pleasure to celebrate your accomplishments, improve our breed along with you, and serve you in any way I can. Thank you for trusting me to do so. See you at the show tables! Amber Henderson 9

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District 5 Report "I was told the quality of bunnies that were there this year was absolutely amazing." -Gayle Beirau

Gayle Beirau gbeirau@aol.com Regions Represented: Illinois, Kansas & Missouri

Pictured Below: Karen Mezyk's RIS win with her Beautiful Shaded Doe "Kare's Hare's Kendy" (Bred and owned by Karen Mezyk)

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ello everyone, I would like to start by saying congrats to our BOB (William Miller), and BOS (Amber Henderson) Convention winners, as well as all the BOG and BOSG winners. I so wish I had been able to go this year. I am so bummed that I missed getting to visit with all the wooly friends I only get to see at Conventions and Nationals. I also miss getting to walk up and down the rows of bunnies and stare in awe at how beautiful they all are. I was told the quality of bunnies that were there this year was absolutely amazing. That just goes to show all the hard work everyone is putting into their stock. I was lucky though to have been able to send a few with a friend to show for me and I was very pleased with how they did. I am so happy though that I was able to watch the BOB and BOS judging on Facebook, that was awesome! Huge Thanks to Lindsay Aversa for posting that for all of us who weren't able to attend, that was so truly appreciated.

I would like to give a shout out to one of our District 5 members, Karen Mezyk, for her RIS Win with her Beautiful Shaded Doe, Kare's Hare's Kendy (bred and owned by Karen Mezyk, in show B at the Monroe County RBA show on October 6th, in Waterloo Illinois. She also won BOB in show A with her doe, and BOS in both shows with a little junior buck. Congratulations, Karen! Great job! With the winter weather upon us, I know the bunny chores can be a bit more stressful. Not all of us have our bunnies in heated barns or houses. I myself have mine in an unheated shed as well as some outside in hutches. I know from years of experience just how time consuming and "not fun" it can be going out to do the chores. All the water is frozen solid and I have to crack all the ice out of the dishes, and what usually takes me about 20 minutes to do is now taking me an hour. Just remember though that if you don't take the time to go out and give your bunnies water several times a day you will see them dropping weight very fast. Bunnies will not eat if they are thirsty. Plenty of fresh water is extremely important. I had seen heated water bottles in a raffle once at a show and thought "Wow, these are a great idea.� I started looking around and found them at Farm and Fleet and bought a few. They are not cheap but they do work great and I plan on getting a few more. Please remember to send me pictures of any BIS and RIS wins you get, or if you have any questions you'd like to ask or stories you'd like to share feel free to send them as well. Gayle Beirau

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District 6 Report “Laissez les bon temps rouler! (Let the good times roll!)

~ Tracey Freeman

Tracey H Freeman

tntscountrycritters@hotmail.com

Regions Represented:

Alabama, Florida, ­Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, ­Tennessee, & Puerto Rico

Don't Forget! The 2019 NJWRC ­Nationals will be held in Alexandria, LA. This will be the first time that Jersey Wooly Nationals is being held in ­Louisiana.

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nother ARBA Convention has come and gone. Thanks goes to Pioneer Valley Rabbit & Cavy Club for hosting this year’s convention. I got to see some rabbit peeps I haven’t seen in a while and met some new rabbit ones. Where else can you go to have that number of people with something in common? Congratulations goes to Bill Miller and Amber Henderson for winning Best of Breed and Best Opposite respectively. One thing that I must include in my memory book is the joke Deidre Edder told me. At convention, she asked me whether I wanted to see what happens to a Wooly when they are blown too hard. I responded with “What?” and she said, “Follow me.” We went to her grooming table. Lo and be-

hold, there sat a rabbit skeleton in the middle of her table. Don’t worry; it was artificial. Leave it to Deidre to bring a little something different and holiday appropriate for convention! I have included the picture that I took of the wool-less rabbit for your view. Now that everyone is back home, show season is in full swing. I will be going to various shows over the next six months, but the one I will be concentrating on the most is 2019 Jersey Wooly Nationals. I’m proud to say that the Louisiana Jersey Wooly Breeder’s Club of District 6 is hosting Nationals in Alexandria, Louisiana this year. It is being held in conjunction with the Central Louisiana Rabbit Breeder’s Association Spring Fling show. You will be able to show your Woolies 4-5 times that weekend if you choose. There is a page set up for Nationals on Facebook. It contains venue location, hotels, airport and show entry information. Feel free to Facebook message me with any questions you may have. I have something special in mind for BOB and BOS awards with true Louisiana flare. I truly hope to see everyone there. Laissez les bon temps rouler! (Let the good times roll!) Tracey Freeman ARBA Judge 980 District 6 Director

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District 7 Report “Jersey Woolies had a great turnout of 346 open and 96 youth Jersey Woolies making for a fantastic show." ~ Daniel Kuyoth

Daniel Kuyoth katendan@yahoo.com Regions Represented:

Connecticut, Maine, ­Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, New Hampshire & V ­ ermont

Wow! That’s all I can say. For those of you who were at Convention I bet you can agree that it went by WAY TOO QUICK! For me it's all just a fantastic blur. I was very happy to see so many D7 members pop into the show, even if they weren't exhibiting. I think seeing it gave many of you the drive to attend a convention down the road and potentially show (wink, wink 2020 Harrisburg, PA . . . let’s go people!) ;) As I tried to get across in my last report, convention is just one souped-up version of every other rabbit show you've been to, it's just grander and more enthralling. AND there's way more wooly people! Congratulations to Billy Miller and Amber Henderson on their beautiful exhibits which earned BOB and BOSB for the 2018 ARBA National Convention! I'd also like to recognize the youth BOB & BOSB winners Morgan Walker and Cody Landis. Congratulations is never over done for wins as prestigious as this! Nice work

guys. Congratulations also goes out to Steven Buell, Connie Forward and Aaron Forward on BOG Agouti with a Sr doe. Way to represent D7! I was lucky enough to represent D7 also, and take home BOG and BOSG AOV with a Sr buck and Jr doe. Thank you to all who exhibited at convention especially the ones that made the long haul from the West Coast. You guys ROCK! Jersey Woolies had a great turnout of 346 open and 96 youth jersey woolies making for a fantastic show. We all had a great time but there were some hiccups and I appreciate everyone being so mild and flexible. I won't be at Nationals or Convention this year but I hope a few of you are daring enough to make the trip. Thanks again guys for a great convention and have a wonderful winter show season. This is my favorite time of year! Daniel Kuyoth

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Treasurer’s Report Brenda Reilly

NJWRClubtreasurer@gmail.com

Editor's Note: The annual Treasurer's report is listed on pages 13-14 For more information, contact Brenda Reilly or visit the website: www.njwrc.com.

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13 Booth Raffle 14 Banquet

$ 100.00 $ 4,200.00 $ 10,500.00 $ 2,500.00 $ 800.00 $ 50.00 $ 1,100.00 $ 1,100.00 $ 300.00

$ 223.00 $ 3,349.25 $ 11,490.00 $ 3,610.00 $ 1,433.88 $ 1,259.26 $ 1,025.60 $ 1,113.00 $ 125.00 $ 676.00 $ 70.00

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$ 24,374.99

$ 30,729.00

18 19 Expenses: 20 21 ARBA Charter

22 Bank Service and Charges 23 Bond

24 Corporation Fees 25 Election

26 Financial review of the books 27 Guidebooks (printing) 28 Hall of Fame

29 Nationals (for host club) 30 Scholarship recipient

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44 45 Convention Awards Y & O

46 BOB,BOS,Best Dis, Best Wool 47 BOG, BOSG, Wool. 48 Placement 1-5

49 Tabulation, Best Display

Total Awards

50

$ $ $ $

400.00 700.00 1,000.00 50.00

$

600.00

$

2,150.00

$

3,081.13

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Sweepstakes Awards Y&O:

53 Pens

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54 Overall 1-3

55 Herdsman 1-3 56 ROY 57 ROE

58 Colored Wool 59 White Wool

60 District Winners (9)

$ $ $ $ $ $

B

Total Sweepstakes

61

C

220.00 220.00 220.00 220.00 70.00 70.00 450 $

D

2,070.00

E

$

$

F

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1,588.77

1,635.22

$

2,427.77

$

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62 63 Sweeps Tabulation 64 Sweeps Bonus

$ $

3,000.00 200.00

$ $

2,825.38 200.00

$ $ $

800.00 7,800.00 150.00

$ $

140.00 6,574.54

$ $ $

350.00 125.00 250.00

$ $ $

300.00 100.00 75.00

$ $ $

400.00 150.00 150.00

65 66

Fluff Newsletter

67 Editor Stipend

68 Fluff Printing & postage 69 Software support

Total Newsletter

70

$

8,750.00

$

$

3,025.38

6,714.54

$ $

2,747.99 200.00

$ 1,876.00 $ 10,578.61 $ 350.00

7 issues

$ 12,804.61

71 72 Secretary

73 Secretary Stipend 74 Office Supplies 75 Postage 76

Total Secretary

$

725.00

$

200.00

$

329.53

$ $ $

300.00 80.00 22.50

$ $

200.00 442.45

$

529.53

$ $ $

260.00 46.73 140.10

$ $ $

300.00 59.08 16.45

$ $ $

600.00 155.40 75.00

$

939.55

$

446.83

$

375.53

$

830.40

$

939.55

77 78 Treasurer

79 Treasurer Stipend 80 Office supplies 81 Postage 82

Total Treasurer

$

475.00

$

402.50

83 84 Website

85 Webmaster Stipend 86 Hosting

87 Software support $12.50 mo

Total Website

88

$

700.00

$

642.45

$

720.96

$

533.71

89 90 Boutique Exp.

Total Boutique

91 92 Misc Exp 93

Total Misc.

$

720.96

$

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Total Expenses

95

$ 24,393.73

$ 32,249.26

$ 24,374.99 $ 24,393.73 $ (18.74)

$ 30,729.00 $ 32,132.64 $ (1,403.64)

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Total Income: -Total Expenses:

97 98

$ 20,650.00 $ 19,640.00

99 100 101 2777 Checking Balance 102 Savings

103 Scholarship

$ 5,689.71 $ 17,055.37 $ 4,055.88

$ 5,310.45 $ 17,055.17 $ 4,055.88

$ 26,800.96

$ 26,421.50

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District 8 Report “Volunteers are always needed to make things run smoothly, as we are an all-volunteer organization." ~Julie Aversa

Julie Aversa jtaversa@gmail.com Regions Represented: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Manitoba & Ontario

Pictured below: Susan Jones

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am excited for this new adventure representing our great District 8. My name is Julie Aversa and I reside in Michigan. My daughter has been breeding and showing for close to 7 years. I have stepped up to help her for the last 3 years while she is in college. I look forward to representing you. If you have any questions or celebrations do not hesitate to contact me. As I write this, convention has just concluded. What a great time had by all. Such a pleasure to watch Bill Miller and Amber Henderson win BOB and BOS respectively. I was very impressed with the quality of rabbits that crossed the tables. If you have never attended a convention it is really awe-inspiring experience, and a bucket list show. This year’s Nationals will be in April, down in Louisiana. I hope to see our district represented. Look for more information to be on the NJWRC website. This issue of the fluff will be a hard copy, the next issue will be an online issue. The need

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to go to an online issue is a necessity. I hope that we all can support this change and stay patient while we go through this change. Please take a moment to make sure all of your information including your email is up to date with the club. If you have any questions about this change please do not hesitate to contact me. I want to take a moment to thank all of the people who volunteered at this year’s convention, whether it was running rabbits or helping out at the booth. Volunteers are always needed to make things run smoothly, as we are an all-volunteer organization. Thank you Angel LeSage and Haley Birkholz for all you did during the Convention days. Thank you to DeAnn Boulier for your time and effort with the convention awards. Thank you, Haley, for the sweepstakes awards and for coordinating the Golden Fleece Auction. It is always a fun experience to participate in the GFA. If you are planning on attending next years convention in Reno Nevada please consider lending a helping hand. May your nest boxes be full through these winter months. I hope everyone has a prosperous winter breeding season with lots of promising juniors that are ready for the tables at Nationals. Julie Aversa

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ARBA Convention 2018 • Open Best of Breed

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West Springfield, Massachussetts: Jersey Wooly

words: Bill Miller photos: Sandra Wight & Submitted

BILL MILLER'S ARBA CONVENTION BEST OF BREED WINNER

SOMETHINGS ARE OBVIOUS AS WHITE ON RICE

shows. When Bill gave him the Breed win, he was quick to tell me that he knew that he was a bald baby. He just loved everything else about him and believed that he had so much promise. I kept him home and showed him occasionally for a few more breed wins. At one show, Piper Smith gave him the breed and told me that he was really a promising animal and mentioned the upcoming ARBA convention. Rice did not attend a lot of shows. I was waiting for him to mature and look his best. I decided that my goal was to bring him to the 2018 ARBA Convention. To prepare Rice for the show, I entered him at a day of shows in early September. Rice came home with Back-to-Back Reserve in Show wins. A week later, his coat began to blow and so did my hopes for Rice doing well at convention. I kept the air conditioner running in the barn and blew his coat out every day. I gave him fresh vegetables each day with a pinch of oats on top of his feed. While his coat had started to come back, I decided to leave him home.

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CH CR White On Rice was born on October 20, 2017 (GCH RH Bust a Move X Hopewell's TK3). From a very young age, I knew that he was special. His type was excellent and he had tremendous bone for such a small rabbit. Pete Denbow, a successful Netherland Dwarf breeder and fellow dog exhibitor, made a visit to the barn and told me that he felt the rabbit was a once in a lifetime animal. He really liked him.

Fran Haskins has become a dear pal and I had been hiding Rice from her. I really wanted her to see him at his best. The day before I left for convention, I had not planned to bring him. In writing back and forth, Fran and Alyssa convinced me to "just bring him." His coat had started to bloom and I really wanted them to see him. My husband actually insisted that I "bring Rice and watch him win!" Kenny is a blessing. He is always so very positive. Prior to judging, Fran saw him and gave him her blessing. I was just hoping for Rice to have good comments and place high in a competitive class. I spent most of the time running rabbits and was not there to see him win his class. In fact, I did not know he won his class until I went back to find out why he hadn't been taken back to his coop. When I saw him win the Self Group under Todd Naragon, I simply smiled. Any win under him is a huge honor!

Rice developed an eye infection. He poked his eye on a piece of hay and the infection was difficult to clear up. Luckily for me, I was given some good advice from Alyssa Bowlby and his eye infection went away. It took several weeks to clear it up. Rice was shown a few times to gain his grand championship. Along the way, he won several nice breed wins. His first leg win was under Bill Bramble at the Richmond, Virginia T h e

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Rice is such a beautiful animal. Our Chihuahuas have set BIS records and we have shown some of the best. Still, I believe that little Rice might be the best of all. I was extremely shocked and excited to watch him win the breed. When I got out of breeding Woolies, it was the people that brought me back. One of my last winners was given to Andrea Ruck’s daughter and she made it into the Youth Rabbit of the Year. I would speak to Andrea Ruck and she would keep me informed of all the happenings in the rabbit world. I missed the people. I missed the fun times sitting around and chatting at the shows. My pal, Pete Denbow sent me a picture of a Wooly for sale and I was back to collecting cages and supplies. Our local crew is amazing and we all have a great time together.

hard work. Rice is compact, has a proper silhouette, and is very good to put your hands on. His coat texture is proper and it does not mat. His headpiece and ears are noteworthy. Sometimes, it's as obvious as white on rice!

My heartfelt thanks to Pete, Andrea, Fran, and Alyssa for all the support. Longtime Wooly breeder, Kim Cayton has been so helpful. She has offered good advice and given up so much time to help me along! There are so many awesome people who have helped me. If there is any advice that I could give to a new exhibitor, it would be to make friends in the rabbit world. Wooly folk are among the best around. We are all winners! I am very proud of Rice’s accomplishments, and grateful that I was able to obtain his father from Gayle Beirau and his mom from April Sefcik. Thanks, ladies! His win has a lot to do with all of your

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Open Jersey Wooly Results Judged by:

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Open Agouti Group Best of Group: Steven Buell, Connie & Aaron Forward Senior Doe #W156 Best Opposite of Group: Haley Birkholz Senior Buck #ANGS Sr Buck, 25 shown

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Bill Miller, Self Senior Buck, #K3 Amber Henderson, Broken Senior Doe, #TOA Frances Haskins Amber Henderson, Colored #TOA

Sr Doe, 17 Shown

1. Steven Buell/Connie & Aaron Forward 2. Haley Birkholz 3. Julie & Lindsay Aversa 4. Gayle Beirau 5. Deidre Edder

Jr Buck, 12 Shown

1. Arielle Spotswood 2. Melanie & Yvonne Lyons 3. Haley Birkholz 4. Arielle Spotswood 5. Bill Miller

Jr Doe, 10 Shown

1. Bill Miller 2. Claudia Wassom 3. Helen McKie 4. Haley Birkholz 5. Deidre Edder

Open AOV Group Best of Group: Best Opposite of Group:

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Sr Buck, 9 Shown

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Daniel Kuyoth, Senior Buck #TT69 Daniel Kuyoth, Junior Doe #TT242

Sr Doe, 3 Shown

Jr Buck, 6 Shown

1. Daniel Kuyoth 1. Helene Achgill 2. Daniel Kuyoth 2. Sharon Gebelein 3. Helene Achgill 3. Helen McKie 4. Gayle Beirau 5. Brenda Reilly/ Christi Ringelstetter

1. Jennie Waltz 2. Daniel Kuyoth 3. Helene Achgill 4. Amanda Marquardt 5. Daniel Kuyoth

Jr Doe, 6 Shown

1. Daniel Kuyoth 2. Jennie Waltz 3. Daniel Kuyoth 4. Arielle Spotswood 5. Helene Achgill

Buell/F BOSG

Agouti

Open Broken Group Best of Group: Best Opposite of Group: Sr Buck, 27 Shown

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1. Haley Birkholz 2. Julie & Lindsay Aversa 3. Michaeline McConnell 4. Gayle Beirau 5. Dru Shepherd

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BOG AOV

Amber Henderson, Senior Doe #TOA Haley Birkholz, Senior Buck #ENZO

Sr Doe, 19 Shown

1. Amber Henderson 2. Frances Haskins 3. Amber Henderson 4. Frances Haskins 5. Brenda Reilly/ Christi Ringelstetter

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Jr Buck, 9 Shown

1. Lori Robasciotti 2. Brian Caudill 3. Melanie & Yvonne Lyons 4. Chase & Patrick Austin/ Kendra Williams 5. Christy & Katrina Przybylowski

Jr Doe, 13 Shown

1. Bill Miller 2. Bill Miller 3. Brenda Reilly/ Christi Ringelstetter 4. Dale Ziner 5. DeAnn & Niles Boulier

BOSG: AOV BOSG Broken

BOB & BOSB

Best Wool

Daniel Kuyoth

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Haley Birkholz

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Open Self Group Best of Group: Best Opposite of Group: Sr Buck, 40 Shown

1. Bill Miller 2. Julie & Lindsay Aversa 3. DeAnn & Niles Boulier 4. Julie & Lindsay Aversa 5. Dru Shepherd

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Sr Buck, 9 Shown

Sr Doe, 13 Shown

1. Frances Haskins 2. Julie & Lindsay Aversa 3. Haley Birkholz 4. Frances Haskins 5. Ashley & Linda Macek

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1. Rob & Amada Wampner 2. Angel LeSage 3. Bill Miller 4. Julie & Lindsay Aversa 5. Laurie Wood

Best White Wool DeAnn & Niles Boulier Aman

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Jr Buck, 7 Shown

1. Daniel Kuyoth 2. DeAnn & Niles Boulier 3. Rose-Marie Turley 4. Daniel Kuyoth 5. Steven Buell/ Connie & Aaron Forward

Jr Doe, 8 Shown 1. Daniel Kuyoth 2. Daniel Kuyoth 3. Lori Robasciotti 4. Julie & Lindsay Aversa 5. Kelsey & Carmen Deling

Open Tan Pattern Group Best of Group: Frances Haskins, Sr Buck #J2R1 Best Opposite of Group: Rob & Amanda Wampner #1

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Amber Henderson, Senior Doe #SS Susan Jones, Senior Buck #MM1

Sr Doe, 17 Shown

1. Suan Jones 2. DeAnn & Niles Boulier 3. Christy & Katrina Przybylowski 4. DeAnn & Niles Boulier 5. Christy & Katrina Przybylowski

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1. Frances Haskins 2. Frances Haskins 3. Frances Haskins 4. Lori Robasciotti 5. Bill Miller

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Jr Buck, 9 Shown

1. Haley Birkholz 2. Jennie Waltz 3. Lori Robasciotti 4. Cheryl Loesch 5. Susan Jones

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Bill Miller, Senior Buck #K3 Frances Haskins, Junior Doe #SHPC4

1. Dru Shepherd 2. Frances Haskins 3. Emily Vara 4. Frances Haskins 5. DeAnn & Niles Boulier

Open Shaded Group Best of Group: Best Opposite of Group:

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Jr Buck, 12 Shown 1. Frances Haskins 2. Deidre Edder 3. Kelsey & Carmen Deling 4. Stephanie Green 5. Christy & Katrina Przybylowski

Best Colored Wool Amber Henderson

Jr Doe, 7 Shown 1. Frances Haskins 2. Angel LeSage 3. Haley Birkholz 4. Kattie Reilly 5. Deidre Edder

Best Overall Wool Amber Henderson

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Youth Agouti Group Best of Group: Livia Delattre, Junior Buck #Bestbefore2020 Best Opposite of Group: Carlie Wood, Senior Doe #BTS Sr Buck, 9 shown

BOSB/B

1. Rachael Walkup 2. Samuel Wise 3. Cody Landis 4. Makayla Wallock 5. Bettina Curletto

OG Self

Sr Doe, 6 Shown

1. Carlie Wood 2. Lauren Waldrop 3. Cody Landis 4. Rachael Walkup 5. Abigail Haese

Jr Buck, 4 Shown 1. Livia Delattre 2. Ava Curletto

Jr Doe, 5 Shown

1. Isaac White 2. Livia Delattre 3. Rachael Walkup 4. Livia Delattre 5. Morgan Walker

Youth AOV Group Best of Group: Best Opposite of Group:

Cody La

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Rachael Walkup, Senior Buck #TT175 Rachael Walkup, Junior Doe #TT244

Sr Doe, 2 Shown

Jr Buck, 1 Shown

1. Kylie Estrella 2. Isaac White

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Jr Doe, 1 Shown 1. Rachel Walkup

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Youth Broken Group Best of Group: Best Opposite of Group: Sr Buck, 8 Shown

1. Cody Landis 2. Cody Landis 3. Bianca Smith 4. Cody Landis 5. Cody Landis Youth Judge

Morgan Walker, Senior Doe #SQ5 Cody Landis, Senior Buck #S

Sr Doe, 2 Shown

1. Morgan Walker 2. Cody Landis

Jr Buck, 3 Shown

1. Jazlyn Meyer 2. Mallory Pienta 3. Carlie Wood

Jr Doe, 3 Shown

1. Jazlyn Meyer 2. Isaac White 3. Mallory Pienta

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1. Cody Landis 2. Isaac White 3. Mallory Pienta 4. Luke Humecky 5. Cody Landis

Sr Doe, 7 Shown

Youth Shaded Group Best of Group: Best Opposite of Group:

1. Cody Landis 2. Luke Humecky 3. Isaac White

Moriah Hacklema, Senior Doe #WDG Carlie Wood, Senior Buck #GOT7

Sr Doe, 3 Shown

1. Carlie Wood 2. Rachael Walkup 3. Carlie Wood

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Jr Buck, 3 Shown

1. Abigail Haese 2. Cody Landis 3. Luke Humecky 4. Isaac White 5. Luke Humecky

Sr Buck, 4 Shown

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Cody Landis, Senior Buck #AF343 Abigail Haese, Senior Doe #ME

1. Moriah Hackleman 2. Mallory Pienta 3. Nikolai Kalinin

Jr Buck, 1 Shown 1. Cody Landis

Jr Doe, 4 Shown

1. Cody Landis 2. Madelyn Deselm 3. Hailey Hendrickson 4. Cody Landis

Jr Doe, 2 Shown 1. Cody Landis

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Youth Tan Pattern Group Best of Group: Aceilyn Hook, Senior Buck #OT54 Best Opposite of Group: Jazlyn Meyer, Senior Doe #LTD Sr Buck, 2 Shown

1. Aceilyn Hook 2. Madelyn Deselm

Sr Doe, 5 Shown

1. Jazlyn Meyer 2. Morgan Walker 3. Kylie Estrella 4. Cody Landis

Jr Buck, 0 Shown

Jr Doe, 4 Shown

1. Luke Humecky 2. Madelyn Deselm 3. Sarah Foster 4. Hailey Hendrickson

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Best White Wool Luke Humecky

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NJWRC Annual Board Meeting Minutes October 27, 2018

NJWRC Annual Board Meeting Minutes Called to order 5:08 PM, Saturday 10/27/18. Members Present: Angel LeSage, Katrina Przybylowski, Daniel Kuyoth, Tracey Freeman, Lori Robasciotti, Haley Birkholz. Brenda Reilly, and Jessica Usakowski arrived after meeting started, at that time quorum was met. District Directors Elect (non-voting for this meeting): D2 Amber Henderson, and D8 Julie Aversa District reports: Daniel Kuyoth D7: reports not having a lot of members, he has started a FB chat group with his members. Tracey Freeman D6: provided a National update for 2019, possible judges are Allen Mesick & Scott Rodrigues. Lori Robasciotti D2: reports being surprised at how small the district has become. Haley Birkholz D3: looking forward to shows starting up again. Katrina Przybylowski D9: reports nothing new--discussed 2020 Nationals being held in Syracuse, New York. Secretary's report: Doug not present and no report was available. The membership database was worked on about 1 ½ to 2 years ago by Nicole Schmitt, enabling Doug to maintain and weed out expired members. The actual club membership is around 300 to 325 which is lower than we realized. Board discussed ideas on how to increase membership and possibly consider going back to a contest format to get more members. The breeders list on the website was also discussed. It was decided to list members on the website breeders list, as part of their membership, and to include each member’s name, state, and email address only. T h e

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discussed, with the suggestion to use funds from the Golden Fleece Auction proceeds toward the scholarships. Lori moved to use $2000 annually from the GFA auction proceeds to fund Youth scholarships. Seconded by Brenda, vote taken – motion approved. Miscellaneous: Angel discussed the new Google email accounts (3 in total). The board Google account will be a way for the board members only to view and look up information from the past related to board activities, past record of votes, general documents, planning documents, standing rules, and Constitution & Bylaws. The Second google account is for the Webmaster and the 3rd is for the Fluff editor. The plan is for these accounts to be used over time and not to change the email address every time there is a change in people. Currently, Cheryl Loesch oversees these accounts. Meeting adjourned at 6:30 PM.

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Golden Fleece Auction Results The NJWRC wishes thank all of the breeders who donated, and to those who purchased woolies at our Golden Fleece Auction! Your generous donations and purchases help our club to maintain a healthy bottom line, and help other breeders to strengthen their stock. Thank you so much!

Donor

Rabbit

Meadow Gustafson and Bethany Roberts

Wild Meadows How You Doing Opal Jr Buck Qual Ridge’s Q58 Chin Sr Buck PP’s Embers Chestnut Sr Doe Furry Treasure’s Love Game Siamese Sable Sr Buck Snugglebun’s Squishy Broken Blue Jr Buck Pienta’s Peperocino REW Sr Buck Vara’s Shortcake REW Sr Doe AFB’s Cassidy Blue Sr Doe Ridgetop’s Hollywood Dun It Black Sr Doe Two Twins’ Smoke Show Smoke Pearl Sr Buck Treble Maker’s Joy Ride Siamese Sable Jr Doe 3 Bear’s Sealed With a Kiss Seal Sr. Doe Greenbriar Raisin Cain Black Otter Sr Buck CF’s/ GB’s Fennec Orange Sr Buck

Ava Curletto Deidre Edder DeAnn and Niles Boulier Carlie Woods Mallory Pienta Emi Vara Cody and Ashley Landis Haley Birkholz

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Buyer

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Mallory Pienta

$160

Janet McGrath

$780

Nancy Hanchar

$290

Morgan Walker

$575

Morgan Walker

$280

Madelyn Deselm

$2,500 $500

Arielle Spotswood & Amber Henderson Madelyn Deselm

$510

Gail Henry

$210

Carlie Wood

$840

Nancy Hanchar

$550

Chase Austin & Jessica Usakowski Julie Aversa

$250

Cody Landis

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Convention Award Sponsors The NJWRC would like to thank the following for sponsoring awards at the 2018 ARBA Convention. Your donations make nice awards possible, and we deeply appreciate your donation to the club. Award

Open

Youth

Best of Breed

Pi Hollows Rabbitry – Cheryl Loesch

AFB Rabbitry – Landis Family

Best Opposite of Breed

North East JWRC

AFB Rabbitry – Landis Family

Best Display

Ohio JWRC

Chai Rabbitry – Nancy Hanchar

Best Overall Wool

The Great Plains JWRC

The Great Plains JWRC

Agouti Best of Group

Kotton Kandy Kritters – Dawn LaChance

Kathy Moerbe

Agouti Best Opposite of Group

Kotton Kandy Kritters – Dawn LaChance

Kathy Moerbe

AOV Best of Group

Laurel Hill Rabbitry – Kat Walkup

Farm Frenzy Rabbitry – Jenny Waltz

AOV Best Opposite of Group

Andrea Betts

Daniel Kuyoth

Broken Best of Group

Mark & Brenda Kneir

Mark & Brenda Kneir

Broken Best Opposite of Group

Judy Collins

Kotton Kandy Kritters – Dawn LaChance

Self Best of Group

Marge Thornton

Great Lakes JW Fanciers

Self Best Opposite of Group

Marge Thornton

Luke & Jan Humecky

Shaded Best of Group

Great Lakes JW Fanciers

3 Bears Rabbitry – Przybylowski Family

Shaded Best Opposite of Group

CPK Rabbits – Kendra

CPK Rabbits

Tan Pattern Best of Group

Luke & Jan Humecky

Midwest JWRC

Tan Pattern Best Opposite of Group

Mae Swan

Midwest JWRC

Best Colored Wool

Chai Rabbitry – Nancy Hanchar

Chai Rabbitry – Nancy Hanchar

Best White Wool

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Stacie & Mallory Pienta

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words: Amber Henderson photos: Sandra Wight

West Springfield, Massachussetts: Jersey Wooly

THE DOE OF A LIFETIME: AMBER HENDERSON'S JOURNEY TO OPEN BEST OF OPPOSITE

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eing able to go to the ARBA Convention and Show this year meant a lot to me. It meant I was still alive and fighting a year after I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. Shortly after we got the news of my illness, my beloved husband, booked us both a flight to Convention. That was his loving way of showing me his confidence in my strength to go through what lay ahead and his faith that I’d be around to take the trip. And, he’d be there to take care of me if I needed him to help. He was giving me something to look forward. So, whatever happened at Convention, I can say that just being there was a win that I celebrate.

I picked out a name that would be something meaningful. The keepers earn that. Toa means victorious warrior. The name held hope for me but beyond that, the beauty and build of this doe reminded me of my dear Polynesian friends that have a physical and spiritual strength I admire so much. They are beautiful and steadfast - both features I think Toa emulates in her appearance so the name seemed fitting. Wonder’s Toa won BOSB, Best Colored Wool, and Best Overall Wool at Convention. She made me proud but she was very special to me before she ever set foot on a show table.

Receiving the honor of a Convention BOSB win with my doe meant something very special to me. I think everyone must have a dream breeding cooked up in their head. This doe is the result of mine. As many things in life, she did not come easy. Desperately wanting offspring from my Wonder’s Ducati, an older doe and a granddaughter of Wonder’s Take A Chance (2013 Convention BOB/ARBA Group 4 winner), and my herd buck Keep’s Last Regret (2015 Convention BOB winner), I threw my three-strikes-and-you’re-out rule out the window and bred Ducati ten times before she was able to raise a litter to weaning. Most of those breedings simply did not take but I am very thankful I continued to try because, while it took a few years, my efforts paid off. I finally had offspring from my dream breeding and one of them was everything I had hoped for. Wouldn’t ya know it? This miracle gift of a litter was born into my barn exactly 1 week after I found a lump in my breast. At the beginning of the worst time of my life, I was given a beautiful little gift; a gift of a little something to brighten my days ahead. Few things give me more delight than to watch young Woolies develop. This one looked very promising from the start. When she was old enough and I knew she was my “hopeful” , T h e

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National Jersey Wooly Rabbit Club Memorial Scholarship Youth Scholarship Application

Up to two Scholarships will be awarded in an amount of $1,000. The application is due by April 1st. Please answer all the questions completely. The application needs to be typed in a separate document with question answered within a narrative format. Send applications by email to Angel LeSage at lesageswoolies@icloud.com and to NJWRC Secretary njwrcsecretary@ gmail.com. You will receive a conformation that the application was received. Scholarship Recipients: • Must be a member of the NJWRC for a minimum of the last 2 years. • Must be completing high school in the same year as applying for the scholarship. • Must be planning on attending a college, trade school, or other type of education in the same year and planning to use the funds for school expenses. • May only be awarded the NJWRC memorial scholarship one time. • Will need to submit a completed application to the committee no later than April 1st of the year that the scholarship is to be awarded. • Need to have two letters of reference. The letters can be from a school officials (teachers), 4H or FFA advisors, etc. Please include in the letter how this person knows you. These letters can be submitted separately to Angel LeSage at lesageswoolies@icloud.com. In the email subject line put scholarship application. Please answer all the following questions: • Name • Address • Home phone • Cell phone • E-Mail address Academic information: • High school attended? • Graduation date? • Grade point average? • What are your two top subjects (favorite) in school? • What college / trade school do you plan on attending? • Have you selected a major? • What are your educational goals? Please write a paragraph or more on your goals and how you decided on this choice. Other information: • Has raising rabbits made a difference in your life or helped you in someway with your educational goals you have set? If yes, how? • How long have you been raising rabbits? • What successes have you had in raising and showing rabbits? • Are you in 4H or FFA? • Do you raise any other animals? If Yes what? • Do you have any other hobbies or participate in sports or belong to any other clubs. • Tell us anything else you think we might be interested in about yourself. Revised: November, 2018

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Editor’s Corner "My passion for publications and journalism began when I was six years old. -Jess Pearson

Jess Pearson fluffeditor@gmail.com Celebrate your BIS or RIS Win! Send a high resolution (the bigger the better) picture along with: YOUR NAME (owner/breeder) Names of Other Identifiable people in picture The name of the SHOW, DATE AND PLACE We will publish your win in an ­upcoming issue.

Send to fluffeditor@gmail.com (Subject to space availability)

"Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire." -Unknown

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really enjoyed meeting many of you at Convention. It was a pleasure and an honor to be a part of the event and photograph some of the best rabbits at one of the most important events in the hobby. I am truly amazed by the exhbitors in this breed. You all set expectations that I feel are imporant throughout the hobby. If I did not have the chance to meet you, you are probably wondering who I am and what makes me qualified to be the editor of The Fluff. Allow me to share my story with you. I began my journey through this hobby a mere three years ago. It began with a pair of Peruvian Cavies, and the rest was history. Just this year, I finally made the leap into the rabbit hobby with a few Netherland Dwarfs from my mentors Paul Weinand and Mat Kimmes. I have enjoyed the rabbits and even recently began showing my first home bred litter. So what qualifies me to be the editor? My love for publications and jounalism began when I was six years old. I started my own "magazine" that was distributed to my friends and family. This passion continued into my teen years when I received several awards for my writings and photography. In college, I began my major in journalism and communications, but that changed to marketing and business management.

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In 2013, I began working for the first digital only dog show publication. I took a position in sales with the hopes it would transfer over into other areas, and it did. I completed various tasks which included writing, graphic design, photograpy, and social media management. However, due to some company struggles, they folded, and I was forced to look elsewhere. Shortly after, I was offered a position with another dog show publication and have been with them ever since. Presently, I am the ACBA's JACBA editor. I was the official photographer for the Cavies at Convention, and I was recently appointed to ARBA's photography committee by Sandra Wight and Josh Humphries. I am grateful for the opportunity to be your new editor, and I look forward to meeting more of you soon and hearing about your accomplishments. Lastly, special thank you to Cheryl Loesch for her help with gathering all of the content for this issue, proofing, confirming that everything was correct, and much more. If there is something you want to see in a future issue, please feel free to contact me! I look forward to hearing from you.

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Sweepstakes/Sanctions Report

Hello NJWRC Members! I’m going to keep this short! Nicole Schmitt njwrcsweeps@gmail.com To submit an online S ­ weepstakes Sanction Form go to: http://www.njwrc.org/forms/ SancReqForm.pdf

or Mail Sweepstakes Sanction Requests to:

Nicole Schmitt – NJWRC Sweeps, 505 E Henry Clay St. #104, Whitefish Bay, WI 53217

To visit the NJWRC Sweepstakes site go to: http://www.njwrcsweeps.com/ Or use your smartphone and scan to visit:

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My continued apologies for the lack of updates of late (and that this sweeps report has way fewer shows included than I had hoped). My “real job” (no, sweepstakes isn’t my career – but if I could find a club to give me health insurance, it would be!) has been wildly busy this year and finding the balance between Real Job & Sweepstakes Jobs has not been easy. I can assure you I’m working hard for you. Sanctions and bank runs are

done as normal; the rest is just behind right now. Fall is an insane time for me. As always, be sure to check the sweepstakes website (www.njwrcsweeps.com) for the included shows listing, and keep an eye on the sanctioned shows listings. At the moment I’m writing this, there are a LOT of late reports. And if you have any questions, just let me know! Nicole Schmitt

Looking for contest information or want to see if your show is listed? You can view complete sweepstakes and contest information online at: www.njwrcsweeps.com or scan the UR code at the bottom of this page with your smart phone. This real-time, color-keyed site includes show reports, ­report status (what reports have been received, what reports are received & processed, late reports & if they’ve been included in a bulletin yet)! All the information you need is just a click away.

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Open - Overall Points 2018-2019: As of 11/15/2018

Open - Award of Excellence 2018-2019: As of 11/15/2018

Plc

Exhibitor Name / State

Dist

# Shws

Ttl Pts

Plc

Exhibitor/State

Dist #

# Shows

BOB/BOSB Pts

1

Sherlock, Barb - PA

9

8

1881

1

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

3

7

382

2

Kneir, Brenda - MO

5

8

1799

2

Kneir, Brenda - MO

5

8

323

3

Mezyk / Seibert, Karen & Shirley - IL

5

6

1400

3

Miller, Bill - PA

9

4

147

4

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

3

7

889

4

Sherlock, Barb - PA

9

8

133

5

Miller, Bill - PA

9

4

843

5

Mezyk / Seibert, Karen & Shirley - IL

5

6

131

6

Reilly / Ringelstetter, Brenda & Christi - WI

3

6

819

6

Haskins, Frances - MD

9

4

128

7

Cartwright, Rebecca - MN

3

6

733

7

Aversa, Lindsay & Julie - MI

8

4

126

8

Garsow, Lori - MN

3

6

699

8

Reilly / Ringelstetter, Brenda & Christi - WI

3

6

111

9

Haskins, Frances - MD

9

4

660

9

More, Gail - OH

8

4

96

10

Buell / Forward, Steven / Connie & Aaron Jr. - NY

7

4

626

Buell / Forward, Steven / Connie & Aaron Jr. - NY

7

4

96

11

Robasciotti, Lori - CA

2

6

614

11

Checchio, Gina - PA

9

3

92

12

Snell, Terri - TX

4

5

561

12

Snell, Terri - TX

4

5

86

13

Wassom, Claudia - SD

3

6

519

13

Wassom, Claudia - SD

3

6

84

14

Aversa, Lindsay & Julie - MI

8

4

497

14

Gustafson / Robertson, Meadow & Bethany - OR

1

6

83

15

Grady, Rob & Paula - CO

4

2

473

15

Summers, Andrea - WY

1

4

82

16

Gustafson / Robertson, Meadow & Bethany - OR

1

6

464

16

Deling, Kelsey & Carmen - MN

3

5

64

17

More, Gail - OH

8

4

454

17

Kuyoth, Daniel - RI

7

4

63

18

Sefcik, April & Kaitlyn - OH

8

4

365

18

Grady, Rob & Paula - CO

4

2

58

19

Deling, Kelsey & Carmen - MN

3

5

345

19

Henderson, Amber - CA

2

2

56

20

Summers, Andrea - WY

1

4

342

20

Robasciotti, Lori - CA

2

6

53

21

Collins, Judy - OH

8

4

338

21

Simmons / Matthews, Chase & Anita - TX

4

8

46

22

Simmons / Matthews, Chase & Anita - TX

4

8

326

22

Kelly, Janelle - OR

1

3

43

23

Przybylowski, Christy & Katrina - PA

9

4

289

23

McConnell, Michaeline - CA

2

6

39

24

Kelly, Janelle - OR

1

3

276

24

Deer, Terri & Steve - SC

9

3

38

25

Edder, Deidre - SC

9

3

253

25

Edder, Deidre - SC

9

3

33

26

Deer, Terri & Steve - SC

9

3

227

26

Anderson, Grace & Sarah - KY

8

1

31

27

Kuyoth, Daniel - RI

7

4

215

27

Przybylowski, Christy & Katrina - PA

9

4

27

28

Waltz, Jennie - CA

2

2

208

28

Waltz, Jennie - CA

2

2

22

29

Delaney, Nancy - MN

3

3

199

29

Rosendahl, Mike - WY

1

7

20

30

Jones, Sue - IN

8

3

185

Vara, Emily - WI

3

1

20

31

Ruck, Andrea - PA

9

2

182

31

Collins, Judy - OH

8

4

16

32

Wight, Sandra - GA

6

3

15

McKie, Helen - NC

9

2

15

34

Tartaglia, Ondrea - RI

7

4

14

35

Clack, Crystal - OR

1

2

13

Krueger, Timothy - MN

3

1

13

Open - Colored Wool 2018-2019: As of 11/15/2018 Plc

Exhibitor / State

Dist

# Shows

Total Pts

1

Henderson, Amber - CA

2

2

119

2

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

3

1

40

3

Cartwright, Rebecca - MN

3

1

20

4

Deling, Kesley & Carmen - MN

3

2

12

Ziner, Dale - MN

3

2

12

Open - White Wool 2018-2019: As of 11/15/2018 Plc

Exhibitor / State

1

Garsow, Lori - MN

Dist

# Shows

Total Pts

3

4

24

Editor's note: Due to space constraints, the entirety of the sweepstakes results are not published within these pages. If the name you are seeking does not appear among these lists, please access the live National Jersey Wooly Rabbit Club (NJWRC) Sweepstakes site at: www.njwrcsweeps.com. T h e

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Open - Overall Points by District 2018-2019: As of 11/15/2018 (Top 5 Places Ea) District 1 1

Exhibitor, State Gustafson / Robertson, Meadow & Bethany - OR

# Shows 6

Open - Herdsman Points by District 2018-2019: As of 11/15/2018 Ttl Pts

Place Exhibitor, State

Dist

Herd Pts

464

1

Kneir, Brenda - MO

5

15

2

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

3

12

2

Summers, Andrea - WY

4

342

3

Kelly, Janelle - OR

3

276

Miller, Bill - PA

9

12

4

Rosendahl, Mike - WY

7

134

Wassom, Claudia - SD

3

12

5

McWilliams, Cecilia - WY

7

68

5

Aversa, Lindsay & Julie - MI

8

11

6

Haskins, Frances - MD

7

10

7

Mezyk / Seibert, Karen & Shirley - IL

5

9

8

Gustafson / Robertson, Meadow & Bethany - OR

1

7

Sherlock, Barb - PA

9

7

Summers, Andrea - WY

1

7

Buell / Forward, Steven / Connie & Aaron Jr - NY

7

6

Kuyoth, Daniel - RI

7

6

Deer, Terri & Steve - SC

9

5

Deling, Kelsey & Carmen - MN

3

5

Edder, Deidre - SC

9

5

McConnell, Michaeline - CA

2

5

Checchio, Gina - PA

9

4

Grady, Rob & Paula - CO

4

4

Henderson, Amber - CA

2

4

Kelly, Janelle - OR

1

4

More, Gail - OH

8

4

Robasciotti, Lori - CA

2

4

Snell, Terri - TX

4

4

Anderson, Grace & Sarah - KY

8

3

Reilly / Ringelstetter, Brenda & Christi - WI

3

3

DISTRICT 2:

# Shows

Ttl Pts

1

Waltz, Jennie - CA

2

208

2

McConnell, Michaeline - CA

6

153

3

Henderson, Amber - CA

2

144

4

Bulmahn, Cristine - CA

6

112

5

LeSage, Angel - CA

2

92

DISTRICT 3:

# Shows

Ttl Pts

1

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

7

889

2

Reilly / Ringelstetter, Brenda & Christi - WI

6

819

3

Cartwright, Rebecca - MN

6

733

4

Garsow, Lori - MN

6

699

5

Wassom, Claudia - SD

6

519

DISTRICT 4: 1

# Shows Snell, Terri - TX

2

Grady, Rob & Paula - CO

3

Simmons / Matthews, Chase & Anita - TX

5 2 8

473 326

2

121

5

Younggreen / Younggreen & Holliday, Kelly Jo / Cassidy & Joyce - CO

4

73

Kneir, Brenda - MO

8

1799

2

Mezyk / Seibert, Karen & Shirley - IL

6

1400

3

Jimenez, Carolyne - IL

2

106

4

Moore, Sharon - IL

2

83

1

# Shows Cooley, Heike - LA

2

Mandy, Karen - AL

3

Wight, Sandra - GA

DISTRICT 7:

2 2 3

24

Ttl Pts

1

DISTRICT 6:

17

561

Moerbe, Kathy - TX

# Shows

13

Ttl Pts

4

DISTRICT 5:

11

Open - Jersey Wooly Rabbit of the Year 2018-2019: As of 11/15/2018 Plc/Ear #

Var/ Sex

Owner/State

Dist

# Shows

Herdsman Points

ROTY Pts

1

CADM

Bkn B

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

3

6

12

241

2

M181

Bkn D

Kneir, Brenda - MO

5

3

5

108

3

CC

AOV B

Kneir, Brenda - MO

5

3

5

99

4

GOV

Bkn B

Kneir, Brenda - MO

5

2

4

95

5

JAZZ

Ag B

Checchio, Gina - PA

9

2

4

92

Ttl Pts 56 44 33

# Shows

Ttl Pts

1

Buell / Forward, Steven / Connie & Aaron Jr - NY

4

626

6

BB47

Shad D

Sherlock, Barb - PA

9

3

6

79

2

Kuyoth, Daniel - RI

4

215

7

K3

Self B

Miller, Bill - PA

9

2

4

61

3

Tartaglia, Ondrea- RI

4

66

8

TT201

AOV D

Kuyoth, Daniel - RI

7

4

8

58

4

Buerll, Steven- NY

3

33

9

WLPC4

Bkn D

Haskins, Frances - MD

7

2

4

50

5

Forward, Connie- NY

2

28

10

DZE

AOV D

Reilly / Ringelstetter, Brenda & Christi - WI

3

2

2

49

DISTRICT 8:

# Shows

Ttl Pts

VODO

Self D

Snell, Terri - TX

4

2

2

49

1

Aversa, Lindsay & Julie - MI

4

497

12

BILLIE

Shad D

Loesch, Cheryl - MN

3

2

2

48

2

More, Gail - OH

4

454

13

3B1P

Bkn B

Deling, Kelsey & Carmen - MN

3

2

4

45

3

Sefcik, April & Kaitlyn - OH

4

365

14

Self D

5

4

44

Collins, Judy - OH

4

338

Gustafson / Robertson, Meadow & Bethany - OR

1

4

SPARKLEBOMB

5

Jones, Sue - IN

3

185

15

CJ62

Bkn B

Kelly, Janelle - OR

1

2

4

43

16

LT

Tan D

Aversa, Lindsay & Julie - MI

8

1

2

41

M472

Shad D

More, Gail - OH

8

1

2

41

SNF

Self B

Mezyk / Seibert, Karen & Shirley - IL

5

1

2

40

DEEJAY

Ag B

Simmons / Matthews, Chase & Anita - TX

4

4

2

40

1

Self D

Reilly / Ringelstetter, Brenda & Christi - WI

3

3

1

38

DISTRICT 9:

# Shows

Ttl Pts

1

Sherlock, Barb - PA

8

1881

2

Miller, Bill - PA

4

843

3

Haskins, Frances - MD

4

660

4

Przybylowski, Christy & Katrina - PA

4

289

5

Edder, Deidre - SC

3

253

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20

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Youth - Overall Points 2018-2019: As of 11/15/2018 Plc

Exhibitor / State

Plc

Exhibitor / State

Dist

# Shows

BOB / BOSB Pts

Dist

# Shows

Ttl Pnts

1

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

13

1552

2

Wood, Carlie - OH

8

3

375

3

Laurel, Greta - WI

3

6

288

4

Martinson, Talia - MN

3

4

274

5

Walkup, Rachael - PA

9

4

213

6

Martin, Kira - TX

4

3

196

7

Landis, Cody - PA

9

2

187

8

Krug, Kayleigh - PA

9

5

180

9

Meyer, Jazlyn - MN

3

3

177

10

Longdo, Santanna - WI

3

4

155

11

Krug, Lauren - PA

9

5

146

12

Pienta, Mallory - WI

3

2

143

13

Naber, Jenna - MI

8

2

134

14

Humecky, Luke - CA

2

2

110

15

Routley, Lily - MI

8

5

104

16

White, Isaac - NE

3

3

91

17

Foster, Sarah - FL

6

5

90

18

Gainey, Alizaya - WI

3

2

88

19

Kelly, Cheyanna - OR

1

3

84

20

Williams, Autumn Marie - TX

4

2

79

21

Wolfe, Michael - TX

4

1

74

22

Joles, Benjamin - OH

8

3

68

23

Schendel, Malloryanne - WI

3

1

66

24

Newnom, Sadie - CA

2

2

62

Plc

Exhibitor / State

25

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

8

2

58

1

Longdo, Santanna - WI

3

4

30

Murphy, Aiden - TX

4

1

58

2

Humecky, Luke - CA

2

2

12

1

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

13

1552

2

Wood, Carlie - OH

8

3

375

3

Laurel, Greta - WI

3

6

288

4

Martinson, Talia - MN

3

4

274

5

Walkup, Rachael - PA

9

4

213

6

Martin, Kira - TX

4

3

196

7

Landis, Cody - PA

9

2

187

8

Krug, Kayleigh - PA

9

5

180

9

Meyer, Jazlyn - MN

3

3

177

10

Longdo, Santanna - WI

3

4

155

11

Krug, Lauren - PA

9

5

146

12

Pienta, Mallory - WI

3

2

143

13

Naber, Jenna - MI

8

2

134

14

Humecky, Luke - CA

2

2

110

15

Routley, Lily - MI

8

5

104

16

White, Isaac - NE

3

3

91

17

Foster, Sarah - FL

6

5

90

18

Gainey, Alizaya - WI

3

2

88

19

Kelly, Cheyanna - OR

1

3

84

Youth - White Wool 2018-2019: As of 11/15/2018

Youth -Herdsman 2018-2019: As of 11/15/2018

Dist

# Shows

Total Pts

Youth - Colored Wool 2018-2019: As of 11/15/2018

Place Exhibitor, State

Dist

Herd Pts

1

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

11

2

Laurel, Greta - WI

3

9

Plc

Exhibitor / State

1

Laurel, Greta - WI

3

Dist 4

# Shows 54

Total Pts

2

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

2

24

3

Martinson, Talia - MN

3

1

16

3

Wood, Carlie - OH

8

8

4

Martin, Kira - TX

4

5

Naber, Jenna - MI

8

5

Martinson, Talia - MN

3

4

Walkup, Rachael - PA

9

4

Krug, Kayleigh - PA

9

2

Landis, Cody - PA

9

2

1

Longdo, Santanna - WI

3

2

DISTRICT 2: Exhibitor, State

Meyer, Jazlyn - MN

3

2

1

Humecky, Luke - CA

2

110

Routley, Lily - MI

8

2

2

Newnom, Sadie - CA

2

62

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

8

1

3

Newnom, Lily - CA

2

30

Giorgianni, Calista - MO

5

1

6

8

13

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37

Exhibitor, State

# Shows

Kelly, Cheyanna - OR

3 # Shows

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Ttl Pts


Y

Youth - Jersey Wooly Rabbit of the Year 2018-2019: As of 11/15/2018

Youth - Overall Points by District (Continued)

Var/Sex

Owner/State

1

JEON

Ag B

Wood, Carlie - OH

2

TRIN

Self D

Laurel, Greta - WI

3

SP

Self D

4

CE4

5 Ttl Pts

Exhibitor, State

1

Laurel, Greta - WI

6

288

2

Martinson, Talia - MN

4

274

3

# Shows

Plc/Ear #

DISTRICT 3:

Meyer, Jazlyn - MN

4

3

Longdo, Santanna - WI

4

5 Pienta, Mallory - WI

2

177 155 143

Dist

# Shows

Herdsman Points

ROTY Pts

8

3

5

65

3

4

6

53

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

2

4

48

Self B

Naber, Jenna - MI

8

2

4

42

CHA

Bkn B

Laurel, Greta - WI

3

2

4

38

6

M448

Bkn B

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

3

3

34

DISTRICT 4:

Exhibitor, State

1

Martin, Kira - TX

3

196

7

ME

Self D

Martin, Kira - TX

4

2

3

33

2

Williams, Autumn Marie - TX

2

79

8

TT175

AOV B

Walkup, Rachael - PA

9

2

4

32

3

Wolfe, Michael - TX

1

74

9

SQ

Tan D

Wood, Carlie - OH

8

1

2

26

4

Murphy, Aiden - TX

1

58

10

MS

Tan D

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

1

1

24

DISTRICT 5:

Exhibitor, State

Ttl Pts

11

HAZEL

Ag D

Martin, Kira - TX

4

1

2

21

1

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

13

1552

12

SCTL

Self B

Longdo, Santanna - WI

3

2

2

19

2

Giorgianni, Calista - MO

1

57

DR

Bkn B

Meyer, Jazlyn - MN

3

1

2

19

3

Jimenez, Nando - IL

1

51

SUM

Self D

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

2

2

16

4

Jimenez, Tito - IL

1

36

BJ3

Self D

Martinson, Talia - MN

3

1

2

16

DISTRICT 6:

Exhibitor, State

FWMO

Shad D

Krug, Kayleigh - PA

9

1

1

12

1

Foster, Sarah - FL

BTS

Ag D

Wood, Carlie - OH

8

1

1

12

Ttl Pts

18

1B

Bkn D

Naber, Jenna - MI

8

1

1

11

14

19

V94

Tan D

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

8

1

1

10

DISTRICT 7:

Exhibitor, State

1

Downs, Kyle - NH

DISTRICT 8:

Exhibitor, State

1

Wood, Carlie - OH

2

Naber, Jenna - MI

3

Routley, Lily - MI

4

Joles, Benjamin - OH

5

DeSelm, Madelyn - MI

DISTRICT 9:

Exhibitor, State

1

Walkup, Rachael - PA

2 3

Landis, Cody - PA Krug, Kayleigh - PA

# Shows

Ttl Pts

# Shows

# Shows 5 # Shows 2 # Shows 3 2 5 3 2 # Shows 4 2 5

14

Ttl Pts

16

90

Ttl Pts

TABT

Self B

Giorgianni, Layla - MO

5

1

1

10

375

AM06

Ag D

Krug, Kayleigh - PA

9

1

1

10

134

Q25

Shad D

Newnom, Sadie - CA

2

2

0

10

AF365

Shad D

Landis, Cody - PA

9

1

1

9

68

AF367

Tan D

Landis, Cody - PA

9

1

1

9

58

MP4

Tan D

Martinson, Talia - MN

3

1

1

9

TATS

Self D

Giorgianni, Calista - MO

5

1

1

7

RBN

Self B

Martinson, Talia - MN

3

1

1

7

187

28

M14

Self B

Newnom, Lily - CA

2

2

0

6

180

29

HHSNOW

Self D

Routley, Lily - MI

8

1

2

5

CHIC

Ag D

Walker, Morgan - KY

8

1

0

4

HHSNO

Self B

Routley, Lily - MI

8

1

0

3

23

104

26

Ttl Pts 213

4

Krug, Lauren - PA

5

146

30

5

Wiley, Emmie - WV

1

30

31

The Fluff Wants Your Wooly Wins! NJWRC Members, Do you have a great Wooly Win? Submit your wins to fluffeditor@gmail.com subject line: Fluff Win. Be sure to include: • Your Name, District # and State • Your Rabbit's Name, Variety, Class, & Sex • Date, Show Name, and Show Location • What award(s) your rabbit won Attach a HIGH-RESOLUTION photo* of your ­rabbit (or you and your rabbit). Color photos are ­preferable, but not necessary. * For more information on Fluff photo specifications, please contaxct the editor at fluffeditor@gmail.com. T h e

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National Jersey Wooly Rabbit Club Membership Application

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The Fluff- Winter 2018-2019  

The Official Newsletter of the National Jersey Wooly Club

The Fluff- Winter 2018-2019  

The Official Newsletter of the National Jersey Wooly Club

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