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Youth


Ariana Passalacqua was awarded a 2022 Roger’s Kids Fund Grant
to attend the ARBA Convention in Reno, NV in October of 2022.
CONGRATULATIONS Ariana!!!





Casey Roman is the 2022 recipient of the
NYRCBA Scholarship Award.
CONGRATULATIONS Casey!!!
2022 NY STATE YOUTH COMPETITION WINNERS

NYRCBA 2022 Queen: Claira C.
1st Runner Up: Ariana P.

NYRCBA 2022 Duke: Landon O.

NYRCBA 2022 Duchess: Emily J.
1st Runner Up: Kylie E.
2nd Runner Up: Hannah W.
3rd Runner Up: Rozlyn C.
4th Runner Up: Elizabeth Z.
5th Runner Up: Amelia H.
Honorable Mention: Emily R.

NYRCBA 2022 Princess: Maria C.
1st Runner Up: Lucy C.

NYRCBA 2022 Lord: Oliver C.
1st Runner Up: Silas W.

Sr. Management Winner 2022: Amelia H.

Jr. Management Winner 2022: Maria C.
1st Runner Up: Lucy C.
2nd Runner Up: Elizabeth Z.

Educational Display Contest Best In Show 2022: Emily J. with a short story “Rosie’s Legacy”


CONGRATULATIONS to all participants & winners!!!
We can’t wait to see what you bring in 2023!!!!

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Youth Scholarship Committee
CHAIRPERSON: Jack Bailey
bailey.jackarin@yahoo.com

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 1st each year.

Requirements for Receiving a Scholarship:
A. The recipient must have been a member of an NYR&CBA affiliated 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.

** CLICK HERE FOR A PRINTABLE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION **

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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 visitwww.nyfairs.org/scholarship.htm~~~~~~~~~~
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Roger Kids Fund
CHAIRPERSON: Jack Bailey
bailey.jackarin@yahoo.com

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.

ARTICLE X: COMMITTEES
SECTION 9: Scholarship Fund/Roger’s Kids Fund Committee.


Application Page 1 (pdf)

Application Page 2 (pdf)
Youth Committee
CHAIRPERSON: Kaitlyn Smith
dreamweaverrabbitry@gmail.com

The Youth Committee was formed to support our youth breeders with the hopes of continuing their interest through adulthood. The committee sponsors contests and fun events throughout the show season. These events are meant to test rabbit knowledge
and provide additional support to those wishing to compete in State Teams for the honor of ARBA King, Queen, Duke, Dutchess, Prince, Princess, Lord and Lady or at the National level at ARBA Convention.

Youth who are interested in participating in ARBA Royalty, Education or Individual Contests, please visit the ARBA Youth Page at https://arba.net/youth-contests/. Any youth interested in participating on a NYS Contest Team please contact Kaitlyn Smith.

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PREVIOUS NY STATE YOUTH COMPETITION WINNERS
2019 NY STATE YOUTH COMPETITION WINNERS
NYRCBA 2019 King- Christopher Roman, 1st runner up Casey Roman
NYRCBA 2019 Queen- Rebecca Coombe
NYRCBA 2019 Duke – Liam Ordway
NYRCBA 2019 Duchess- Emma Kennerknecht, 1st runner up Claira Cuykendall, 2nd runner up Ariana Passalacqua, 3rd runner up Brianna May, 4th runner up Cassie Haas
NYRCBA 2019 Prince- Landon Ordway
NYRCBA 2019 Princess- Emily Ralph, 1st runner up Hannah Wieboldt, 2nd runner up Amelia Hoag
NYRCBA 2019 Lady – Charlottte Uciechowski
Sr Managment winner Rebecca Coombe
Jr Managment winner Emily Ralph
Education Contest Best In Show Landon Ordway
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Memories! TARBA Show 2013 – (Left) Chaz Hardin with Owen (Right) Melanie Lyons