NYR&CBA COMMITTEES
Youth Committee

CHAIRPERSON: KAITLYN SMITH
Email Address: dreamweaverrabbitry@gmail.com

Visit our YOUTH PAGE for the latest updates!

Outreach Committee

CHAIRPERSON: Barbara Downing
snowshoebunny@yahoo.com
NYRCBAís Outreach Committee was formed in 2000 with the purpose of promoting rabbit education and showmanship to interested parties, especially youth. The committee is available for presentations, displays, hands-on demonstrations, rabbit hopping activities, and speaking engagements. The committee has various books, pamphlets & supplies also available.

The committee consists of dedicated individuals with various backgrounds in rabbit management. Please contact Barb Downing snowshoebunny@yahoo.com for more information.
Members:
Barbara Downing (Chair)
Lynn Thomas
Jean and Marie Chase

*********
CLICK HERE FOR OUTREACH PICTURES AND EVENT INFORMATION

OUTREACH PICTURES AND EVENT INFORMATION

NYR&CBA OUTREACH AT STATE FAIR

2016 STATE FAIR RESULTS

Example of projects we've done during Outreach events


Youth Scholarship Committee

CHAIRPERSON: Ryan Fedele
ryanfedele7@gmail.com
518-928-3618
By unanimous vote in the year 2000 a Youth Scholarship Fund was established by the NYR&CBA. The committee administers the fund, plans fund-raisers throughout the show season and provides information to interested scholarship applicants at shows around the State. A scholarship is awarded once a year to a youth who has been active for at least 3 years in an NYRCBA member club and has shown outstanding rabbit management skills and personal achievement.

Youth Scholarship Applications due SEPTEMBER 15th each year.
CLICK HERE FOR A PRINTABLE
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM

Requirements for Receiving a Scholarship :
A. The recipient must have been a member of a NYSRCBA Club for at least three (3) years prior to submitting an application.
B. The applicant must be a graduating high school senior.
C. The scholarship will be paid to the recipient and the school upon proof of completion of one semester in an accredited two or four-year college/university or vocational school.
D. Finalist will be required to interview with at least two (2) members of the Youth Scholarship Committee at a Rabbit & Cavy Show or an affiliated club meeting.

Also note. . .
Agriculture Scholarship Opportunity for students who plan to pursue higher education in agriculture or related field offered by the NYS Association of Agricultural Fairs. For more information on the scholarship and its requirements call 487-7711 ext. 1335 or visit
www.nyfairs.org/scholarship.htm

Roger Kids Fund

The "Roger Kids Fund" was formed in memory of Roger A. Cota, past President and mentor to many in the Rabbit Community. Funds are available to support Youth wishing to attend yearly ARBA Conventions and participate in competitions.
Please contact Ryan Fedele for more information.

ARTICLE X: COMMITTEES
SECTION 9: Scholarship Fund/Rogerís Kids Fund Committee.


Application Page 1 (pdf)
Application Page 1 (.doc)

Application Page 2 (pdf)

Application Page 2 (.doc)

Sweepstakes Awards Committee: Ted McBride
ny-ndwarf@twcny.rr.com

Constitution Committee: Jack Bailey
bailey.jackarin@yahoo.com

NYR&CBA Constitution & By-Laws