Northern California Angora Guild

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

WCC 2016 - The Pink Ear Brigade



 
 
We are going back to the WCC event to show some fun photos.
At WCC, our ARBA big wigs and judges are wearing pink ears that are provided by the Northwest Angora Rabbit Association. 

ARBA past president Mike and current president Josh have their pink rabbit ears on...

and join in with the pink ears is the ARBA executive director Eric.


Josh with his better half Sue.

Josh with the show assistant superintendent Arian.


Josh with his best friend Don.



ARBA vice president Randy is not too thrilled to put on the pink ears...


Randy feels a little more comfortable with the pink ears when Betty joins in with the pink ears on.



Monday, May 02, 2016

HGF Miranda Wins All Breed Best In Show in WA





HGF French Angora receives top honor again!

 HGF Miranda wins all breed Best In Show and also the specialty Best In Show at the West Puget Sound Rabbit Association in Bremerton, WA on Saturday April 30.   HGF Miranda is  bred by Eric and shown by Heather.   The Best In Show judge is Karen L.




Sunday, May 01, 2016

Carol G. and Nate Win BOB and BOS at American Fuzzy Lop National






The American Fuzzy Lop National Show is held at the OH mini convention in Columbus on Saturday, April 30.     The partnership of Carol G and Nate won 5 classes out of 8 and went on to win the Best of Breed and Best Opposite Sex.

Congratulations to the big winners.



Saturday, April 30, 2016

HGF Motrin Wins All Breed Reserve In Show at Jonesboro, AR





HGF Motrin, a young white French Angora buck goes to show for the first time during the weekend, he gets the pleasant surprise for his mama Sandra: Motrin wins the all breed Reserve In Show at the Northeast Arkansas Rabbit Breeders Association show in Jonesboro, AR.





 

Friday, April 29, 2016

Angora Judging at Gridley

 
 
At Gridley in show A, judge Chris Z works on the French Angora with Carol W. writing.
 


Judge teaches the French Angora texture, Carol W listens.





Judge Tracy tries to read the ear number of the French Angora in show B.

 
 

Judge Tracy checks the French Angora's nails, Carol W. is the table writer.


 

Show C judge Ray works on English Angora.
 

Here is another English Angora on judge Ray's table. 


For a complete list of Angora results at Gridley, go to:
 

 
 
Also for a complete list of Angora results of the 7 shows at WCC two weeks prior, go to:
 







Thursday, April 28, 2016

HGF Uptown Girl Wins Double All Breed Best In Show at Gridley






HGF Uptown Girl has been doing very well since moving from PA to California.  She is bred by Eric and shown by Betty.



At the CRCS show A at Gridley on April 23, judge Chris Z. awards Uptown Girl the top honor.  This is her second all breed Best In Show.
 

A few hours later, judge Tracy also selects Uptown Girl as the Best In Show in show B at Gridley.
This is her 3rd all breed Best In Show.



HGF Uptown Girl's first all breed Best In Show came on March 20 at the RPSCV show in Hollister, judge Cathy gave her the top honor.








Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Angelique Has a Great Spring




Betty's English Angora chocolate tort senior doe Chu's Angelique wins her first all breed Best In Show at the California Rabbit and Cavy Shows at Gridley. 




Judge Cathy in show C awards the Best In Show to Angelique at Gridley.



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In the CBS Easter Bunny video in late March, Angelique is the model for grooming.  
 


At the WCC event in Reno, Betty grooms Angelique for showing.


Angelique is quite ready for the show table.
 


In the first Angora specialty show, Angelique gets the Best In Show honor from judge Eric, the Executive Director of ARBA.


 
In the second Angora specialty show, judge Hannah from OH awards the Best In Show title to Angelique.




In the 3rd Angora specialty show at Reno, judge Scott also selects Angelique as the Best In Show.



In the 4th Angora specialty show, ARBA president judge Josh picks Angelique the Best In Show again.


After four specialty Best In Show wins at the WCC event at Reno, Angelique finally received her first all breed Best In Show win two weeks later at the Gridley all breed show.  

For a complete list of Angora results at WCC event at Reno, go to:

http://angorashowresults.blogspot.com/2016/04/april-8-10-2016-angora-showing-at-wcc.html

For a complete list of Angora results at Gridley, go to :

http://angorashowresults.blogspot.com/2016/04/april-23-2016-angora-showing-at-gridley.html
 
 





Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Youth Top Winners at Gridley






California Rabbit and Cavy Shows hold triple open and triple youth shows at Gridley, CA on Saturday, April 23, 2016.






Judge Allen awards the youth Best In Show to Katie's Californian.




Youth Show A Reserve In Show goes to Savannah's Dutch.




Katie's Californian gets the Youth Best In Show honor again from judge Kendal in show B.




Emily's Satin wins Reserve In Show in youth show B.




Judge Ray awards the youth Best In Show to Lindsey's New Zealand in youth show C.




Braden's Mini Rex gets the youth Reserve In Show from judge Ray in show C.












Monday, April 25, 2016

Open Top Winners at Gridley






California Rabbit and Cavy Shows holds triple open and triple youth shows at Gridley, CA on Saturday, April 23, 2016



In show A, judge Chris Z. awards the Best In Show to Betty's French Angora HGF Uptown Girl.





Show A Reserve In Show goes to Kelly's Tan.





Show B judge Tracy also select's Betty's French Angora as the Best In Show.





Show B Reserve In Show goes to Nancy's Mini Rex.





In show C, judge Cathy picks Betty's English Angora Chu's Angelique as the Best In Show.




The Californian shown by Deloris gets the Reserve In Show from judge Cathy.










Sunday, April 24, 2016

English Angora Best of Breed Winner at the Angora National at Amana Iowa








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English Angora judging at the Angora National.








EA BOB Winner
And the winner of the BOB English Angora is this beautiful black doe Moirai Spellbinder shown by Lil of KS.











Saturday, April 23, 2016

HGF Dream With Me Wins Double Specialty Best In Show in OH

 
 
 
 
While Gabe takes a group of French Angora to the Angora National at Amana Iowa, Eric is busy judging at Canton OH.   Fawn doe HGF Dream With Me goes to the show at Canton and wins double specialty Best In Show.




 

Friday, April 22, 2016

HGF I Am Titanium Wins Angora National at Amana Iowa






The National Angora Rabbit Breeders Club National Specialty Show is held at Amana Iowa on Sunday, April 17, 2016.



The French Angoras are on the table and the anxious owners are behind the table.


French Angora buns waiting and the exhibitors chatting.


Judge Zac is getting down to the last two colored senior does in a class of 19.   On the table being evaluated is HGF I Am Titanium that is shown by Eric and Gabe.


Looks just like HGF I Am Titanium but it's actually her littermate sister HGF Ultra Beauty shown by Debbie M.


The winner of the French Angora colored senior doe class is HGF I Am Titanium bred and shown by Eric (not in the picture) and Gabe.   I Am Titanium goes on to win Best of Breed French Angora then goes on to win over the English Angora, the Giant Angora and Satin Angora, becoming the Best In Show at the Angora National Show.     This is the second time that Eric's French Angora won the Best In Show at the Angora National, the current winner HGF I Am Titanium is the granddaughter of the 2013 Angora National winner HGF Dreamsicle.  

Eric and Gabe also have the first place colored senior buck, colored junior buck that is the BOSV and the colored junior doe in addition to the colored senior doe win. 



HGF Light My Fire is another littermate to HGF I Am Titanium.   She is the winner of the Four-Class in the open all breed show on April 16, 2016,  the day prior to the Angora National Show.
It's a great weekend for Eric and Gabe, huge congratulations.  



 

Thursday, April 21, 2016

WCC 2016 - Best Of Best Goes to the Californian

 
 
 
 
WCC event has 13,800 entries, 30 judges and participants come from 19 states in the US plus 2 Asian countries.    Now the last judging is being done to crown the Best Rabbit in the entire event.
 
 
 
The Best of Best winner Carol G. passes the trophy to this year's winner: Californian shown by Randy, Alan and Jonathan (not in the picture).
 

The proud papas of this magnificent Californian.

 

The Best In Show rabbits and cavies from various shows during the weekend are placed on the table and 19 judges participate in a voting process that gives the #1 placement 12 points, #2 placement 6 points and #3 placement 3 points.  The highest point getter is the Californian and is crowned the "Best of Best".

We have now completed all the show photos.   We will be posting fun photos from WCC.