Northern California Angora Guild

Saturday, January 26, 2013

New Judge Piper Visits CA

Judge Piper of PA is a new judge, a very young and accomplished new judge.  

Piper started raising and showing rabbits as a youth, she participated in many youth activities and was the Queen of the PA State Convention in 2007 plus a long list of youth and adult accomplishments.   She is currently an ARBA district 9 representative.

Piper arrived in CA a few days prior to the Sonoma Marin RA show at Santa Rosa; she got to do some tourist sightseeing before judging at the Santa Rosa show.   

Stephanie forever a gracious host has been showing Piper around and provides the transportation.  Pictured are judge Piper, Stephanie and Stephanie's daughter Mary.


Friday, January 25, 2013

Open Best In Show Judging at Santa Rosa

Judge Kevin from AZ judges show A Best In Show.


Judge Piper from PA judges show B Best In Show.


Thursday, January 24, 2013

Angora Judging at Santa Rosa

Judge Carol with a white English Angora.

Judge Carol compares the English Angora colored senior does. Casey takes comments.

Judge Armando comments on a white English Angora.

Judge Armando examines the English Angora colored senior does, Casey is the table writer.

Judge Armando checks the body of a French Angora colored senior doe, Gabrielle writes.

Judge Chris Z checks the English Angora colored senior doe, Casey takes her comments.

Judge Chris works on the French Angora colored senior doe, Gabrielle is the writer.

Complete Angora show results are posted on


Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Lucia Wins NCAG Specialty Best In Show

Chu's Lucia is an English Angora young tort senior doe.  At 7-1/2 months old, she has a very fresh coat.

Judge Chris Z loves Lucia's type and her fresh coat and awarded her the specialty Best In Show.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Youth Top Winners at Santa Rosa

In youth show A, judge Randy picks Shelby's Mini Rex as the Best In Show and Taelor's Mini Lop as the Reserve In Show.  

Judge Nate from Utah picks the Best In Show in youth show B.   Cruz's Netherland Dwarf gets the Best In Show honor and Courtney's Himalayan is the Reserve In Show.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Macey Wins Best In Show in Open Show B at Santa Rosa


Judge Piper from PA picks Betty's English Angora colored senior doe Chu's Macey as the Best In Show and the Reserve In Show goes to Chris Z's Holland Lop.


Macey is an English Angora tort senior doe; she has won all breed Best In Show in November and then Reserve In Show in December last year.  This is her first Best In Show win in 2013.


Sunday, January 20, 2013

Open Show A Top Winners at Santa Rosa

Sonoma Marin Rabbit Association has been putting on rabbit shows forever.   When the old guards faded away, new group of people step in and keep the tradition going.   The SMRA show is a must-attend event for all serious show people; there are close to 20 judges and over 30 breeds in the show and the showroom is crowded with happy exhibitors.   

 In show A, judge Kevin picks the Best In Show, the big winner is Julie's beautiful Havana.


Judge Kevin picks Lauralee's broken Satin as the Reserve In Show; Lauralee joins judge Kevin and Julie in the photo op.