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2011 Rex Nationals Bid April 30, 2011-May 1, 2011. Sponsored by: Indiana State Rex Rabbit Breeders Association Lebanon, IN. The Indiana State Rex Rabbit Breeders Association has been around for over 30 years and is just getting better.

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2011 Rex Nationals BidApril 30, 2011-May 1, 2011

Sponsored by:

Indiana State Rex Rabbit Breeders Association

Lebanon, IN

The Indiana State Rex Rabbit Breeders Association has been around for over 30 years and is just getting better.

Last Sponsored Rex Nationals in 1983. Funds from that show that will be used for this show.

Sponsored 1st specialty show in several years with 90+ rabbits entered.

Has brought Rex to be a top 10 breed in the state of Indiana within the last 3 years.

Club is alive and growing with the 2008 ARBA Youth Rex BOB Breeder and two top 10 Youth Rex breeders.

Club History

Miles from Major Cities

Chicago, Illinois 154

Detroit, Michigan 329

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 252

Minneapolis, Minnesota 567

New York, New York 739

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 390

St. Louis, Missouri 261

Denver, Colorado 1099

Salt Lake City, Utah 1493

Grass Valley, CA 2098


Location is within 12 hours of ½ of the population in the US.

Just Minutes from Indy

Boone County Fairgrounds

Less than a ¼ mile from a major Interstate (I-65).

30 minutes from Downtown Indianapolis.

25 minutes from Indianapolis International Airport.

5 minutes to hotels and a wide variety of food choices.



  • Air Cargo.

    • Indianapolis International Airport is just 25 minutes from the showroom. There are several air carriers that allow animal cargo. Some of the more common ones are:

      • American Airlines

      • Continental

      • Delta

      • Northwest

      • United


  • From the Airport to the Showroom:

    • Several major cab companies are located at the airport which will offer flat fees. Typically, $45 one way.

    • Several car rental companies are located at the airport.

  • From hotels to showroom.

    • Automotive transportation will be needed to get from any of the hotels to the showroom which is 3 miles away.


Holiday Inn Express (Proposed Host Hotel.

Within 3 miles of showroom).335 Mt. Zion RoadLebanon, IN 46052(765) 483 - 4100www.hiexpress.comSpacious guest rooms, a complimentary morning breakfast, indoor pool and whirlpool, cardio fitness center, whirlpool suites, 2 room family suites, meeting facilities and a name you can trust. Newer facility.

Comfort Inn (Within 3 miles of showroom).210 N. Sam Ralston Rd.,Lebanon(765) 482-480057 rooms, free newspaper, indoor pool and exercise room, Jacuzzi, kitchenette, meeting space available.

Days Inn (Within 3 miles of showroom).1280 W State Road 32Lebanon, IN 46052(765) 482 - 9190www.daysinn.comAll new rooms with free continental breakfast and HBO. Bus parking. 

Fairground Camping: Campers are allowed on the fairgrounds. Electric and Electric/water sites are limited. Cost $15.00 per day + Dump Station fee $5.00. Contact: Purdue Cooperative Extension Service, Boone County Office 1300 E 100 S, Lebanon, Indiana 46052. Voice: 765-482-0750, FAX: 765-483-4453.

Several Major hotels within 20 minutes of showroom on Northwest side of Indianapolis.


  • Boone County Sheep Building

    • 60x100 showroom floor.

    • Newly Built in 2009.

    • 100% air exchange 6x per hour.

    • Paved parking near all entry doors.

    • Insulated drop ceiling to keep building cooler.

National Show

  • Proposed dates are April 29 to May 1st ,2011.

  • Entry fees:$7 per head + $3 fur.

  • Coops will be same size or larger than the ARBA Convention coops (21x21).

  • Show software still to be determined.

  • Judges with Submitted bids: Ronn Mauck, Josh Humphries, Willis Plank, Glenn Carr, Rusty Westhoff.

National Show

  • Open BOB & BOS award will be custom wine basket and engraved glasses.

  • Open BOV & BOSV award will be a custom bottle of wine.

  • Youth BOB & BOS award will be a large custom stain glass sun catcher with Rex logo.

  • Youth BOV & BOSV award will be a smaller custom stain glass sun catcher with Rex logo.

Sunday Specialty

  • Rex Open and Youth show.

    • Fees $3 per head; $1.50 for fur.

    • $30 BOB and $20 BOS cash award.

    • $15 Best Color and White Fur cash award.

    • $3 BOV and $1 BOSV

    • An “All Other Variety” fun class.


  • Details to follow.

  • May be catered at fairgrounds or held at local banquet facility close to hotels.

  • Cost will be at the most of $15/Adult & $10/12 and Under. The goal is to make this affordable, filling and fun.

With 15 Minutes

Zionsville’s Main Street with art, dining, shopping and antiques.

Average temperatures in Central Indiana for late April is 57 degrees with highs around 69 and lows around 45.

Within 30 Minutes

Circle City Mall

Downtown Indy

Purdue University

Indianapolis Zoo

Indianapolis Children's Museum

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

NCAA National Museum

Area Information

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