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Cavy

4-H Cavy Division

Cavy Superintendent: Rachel Gatlin

Entry Closing Date: July 24, 2020

Enter at PierceCountyFair.FairEntry.com

General Rules

  • Cavies must be under the 4-H member’s regular care and management by June 6, 2020.
  • All animals used for Fitting and Showmanship must also be entered in the Type class competition in the 4-H show.
  • The person filming, or an extra person standing on the sidelines, may only read aloud the next maneuver on the list, without explaining or coaching the maneuver. Video must be submitted with audio.

Detailed needs for Cavy Classes for the Pierce County Virtual Fair.

Fitting and Showing for Cavies (Class 501)

Points Allowed: Blue 50; Red 40; White 30

501

Cavy Fitting and Showing

Lots 1-4

Video, approximately 5 minutes long, of the youth going through the ACBA showmanship routine found here:

https://arba.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/cavy_scoresheet.pdf

Animal should be fitted as appropriate for the show and the exhibitor needs to be in show attire. Video should show the youth demonstrating each showmanship element as described in the ACBA showmanship scorecard. Additionally, each contestant will have a 5-7 minute showmanship interview to be scheduled individually. You must submit a video and complete the interview to be eligible for points.

Type (Classes 511-522)

Points Allowed: Blue 15; Red 10; White 5

511-522

Cavy Type

Lots 1-7

Image of Front View
Image of Side View
Image of Rear View
Image of Top View and Image of Underside View

Present animal as you would for the show table. Photos should be taken horizontally (landscape mode). Take photos in a well-lit area located outside. Try to reduce as many shadows and glares as possible. Pose animal on a carpet. Photos should not be altered or edited!!! The 4-H member should be in at least one image of the animal, and should also be dressed appropriately for the show ring. Enter each animal separately and make sure only the animal referenced in the submission is in the photos.

Cavy Costume Contest (Class 530)

Virtual Ribbon Only

530

Cavy Costume

Image of Cavy in costume

Image must include both the animal and the exhibitor.

Cavy Judging (Class 22)

Points Allowed: Blue 15; Red 10; White 5

22

Cavy Judging Contest

Lots 1-3

At a specified time the exhibitor will participate in judging through an online program

Using Zoom, the exhibitors (divided by age division) will view a series of images of cavies and cavy related equipment to be judged against each other. Intermediates and Seniors must participate in oral reasons for one designated class.

Cavy Project Related Class 531

Points Allowed: Blue 15; Red 10; White 5

531

Cavy Project Related Lot 1, Photo Enlargement (5x7, 10x13)

Upload quality a photo, or if taken on film create a digital copy and upload.

Uploaded Image will be judged.

531

Cavy Project Related Lot 2,

Series of Photos Mounted on Poster Board

Upload quality photo of the finished poster board or a PowerPoint slide show

Uploaded Image will be judged.

531

Cavy Project Related Lot 3,

Cavy Related Drawing

Upload quality a photo of the finished drawing.

Uploaded Image will be judged.

531

Cavy Project Related Lot 4,

Cavy Related Painting

Upload quality a photo of the finished painting.

Uploaded Image will be judged.

531

Cavy Project Related Lot 5,

Cavy Individual Educational Project

Upload up to 6 quality photos of the finished project.

Uploaded Images will be judged.

531

Cavy Project Related Lot 6,

Cavy Other Project

Upload up to 6 quality photos of the finished project.

Uploaded Images will be judged.

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