96th ARBA Convention

October 20-23, 2018  |  Reno, Nevada





2019 ARBA Convention Homepage:  click here!

2019 ARBA Convention Facebook Page:  click here!

Convention Catalog: Digital ($10):  click here!  |  Hardcopy ($20):  click here!

Online Entry Portal:  click here!



96th ARBA Convention Details & Deadlines—

Dates:  October 20st - 23rd, 2019
Mailed Entry Deadline:  Must be Postmarked by 9/16/2019
Online Entry Deadline:  
9/30/2019, 11:59 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)
Free Ear Number Change(s) Deadline:  Emailed by 9/30/2019 (see catalog)
Final Ear Number Change(s) Deadline:  
10/7/2019, 8:00 PM (see catalog)
Showroom Opens / Animals Accepted:  10/17/2019, 6:00 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)
Rabbit's Coop/Checked Deadline:  10/19/2019, 6:00 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)
Exhibitor Check-in Deadline:  10/19/2019, 6:00 PM or Entry Will be Scratched!
Holland Lop Coop Sizes:  TBA

Note: If mailed-in entry confirmations are not received via email or mail by 9/30/2019,

call 209-678-9520 or email morrisrex@yahoo.com

ARBA Judges—

Open Holland Lop Judges:  Kevin Stanford, Johnny Haussener, Maddie Pratt
Youth Holland Lop Judges:  Wade Burkhalter, Pam Jones

Convention Committee Info—

General Co-Chairperson:  Allen Mesick, Randy Shumaker
General Secretary:  
Sarah Wright
General Show Treasurer:  Cathy Szychulda
General Show Superintendent:  Arian Dworzecki
Consultant to Executive Committee:  Kevin Whaley
Assistants to Executive Committee:  Kate Smith, Stephanie Turner, Phyllis Thomas, Stephanie Turk Murray

Open Show Superintendent:
  Lauralee Erbe
Assistant Open Superintendents:  Randy Meyer, Jay Cederdahl, Leo Rodriguez, Sam Gillians

Youth Show Superintendent:
  Jennifer Ambrosino
Assistant Superintendent:  Mike Ambrosino

Commercial Show Show Superintendent:
  Jon Herbert

Cavy Show Superintendent:  
Joe Buchanan
Assistant Cavy Superintendent:  Armando Cabrera

Convention Location—

Reno-Sparks Convention Center
4590 South Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada 89502
Ph #: (775) 827-7620
Fax #: (775) 827-7701
Email: liliana.jacome@renotahoesmg.com
Hours: 8am-5pm, M-F

Show Buildling Locations:
Exhibitor Hall 1 & Exhibitor Hall 2

Maps: Click here for directions on Google Maps!



Onsite Lodging (other "accomodations below) —

***No Overnight Parking or Camping Available at Facility***

Things to Do —

Click here to Visit the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority (RSCVA)


Hotel Locations:

ARBA Convention Host Hotel - $128/night
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
3800 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502

Phone:  (800) 723-6500
Reservation Code:  SARBA19
Distance to Convention Center:  Connected by Sky-bridge to Convention Center
Distance to Reno-Tahoe Intl Airport:  1.9 miles
Cancellation Policy:  One Night Stay Fee for any Resevation Cancelled, Regardless of Timeframe.
Special Notes:  Connected by sky-bridge to Convention Center

Peppermill Resort Spa and Casino - $126/night
2707 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502
Phone:  (800) 821-4060
For Reservations, Please Visit (Reservation Code Automatically Applied from Link):  Peppermill Reno Room Reservations
Distance to Convention Center:  1 mile
Distance to Reno-Tahoe Intl Airport:  3.3 miles
Cancellation Policy:  Cancel 24 hours prior to check-in to avoid fee. 

Circus Circus Reno - Sky King S-TH 451, F-S $94 | Sky Double S-TH $56, F-S $104
500 N Sierra Street
Reno, NV 89501
Phone:  (800) 687-8733
Reservation Code:  ICCAVY9
Distance to Convention Center:  6.4 miles
Distance to Reno-Tahoe Intl Airport:  6.1 miles


Camping & RV Locations:

Silver Sage RV
2760 South Virginia St
Reno, NV 89502

Phone: (888) 823-2002
Distance to Convention Center:  1 mile
Distance to Reno-Tahoe Intl Airport:  1.9 miles

30 Amp service: $41.75 per night • $292.25 – 7 nights
50 Amp service: $46.15 per night • $323.05 – 7 night

• All sights back in • Maximum length 50’ • Full hook up

• Direct TV • WiFi • Very pet friendly • Approximately 20 spaces • Only books 2 months ahead


Sparks Marina RV Park

1200 E. Lincoln Way

Sparks, NV
(775) 851-8888;

Distance to Convention Center:  8.4 miles

Back in sight (36’ or less): $42.00 per night • $249.87 – 7 nights

Pull through site (up to 65’): $47.67 per night • $283.64 – 7 nights

• 15% discount 7 nights or more • 30 & 50 Amp service available  • Full hook up • WiFi

• Rated 10/10/10 • Pay in full upfront (cancelation less than

• Cosmetic Restrictions for 10 years and older)  •  3 days nonrefundable, more than 3 days $30.00 fee)


Shamrock RV Center

260 E. Parr Blvd

Reno, NV 89512
Phone:  (775) 329-5222 or (800) 322-8248
Distance to Convention Center:  8.3 miles
$41.53 per night • $269.51 – 7 nights

• Cable $2/night, $10/week • Full hook up • Maximum 45’ class A • 15 sites available for

nightly/weekly • Pet friendly • No limit on how far out for reservations


Bonanza Terrace Park
4800 Stolz Rd

Reno, NV 89506

Phone:  (775) 329-9624
Distance to Convention Center: TBA

$47.00 per night   $254.00 – 7 nights

• Full hook up • Cable • WiFI • Pet friendly • All pull through sites

• Military, AAA, Good Sam discounts • Reservations only 2 months in advance


Grand Sierra RV Park
2500 E. 2nd St

Reno, NV 89595
(775) 789-2147

Distance to Convention Center:  3.7 miles


Back in 30’ & 40’ sites (30 Amp): $30.00 - $35.00 per night

Pull through 50’ sites (30 Amp): $40.00 - $45.00 per night

Pull through 60’ sites (50 Amp): $45.00 - $50.00 per night

• Weekly discount for reservations of 7 days or more

• Full hook up

• No cable/WiFi (subject to change)

• $15.00 per night resort fee

• No pop-ups or tents

• Cosmetic restrictions

Note: All prices, fees, and taxes are subject to change.


HLRSC Annual Convention 

Awards Banquet (Open & Youth)


***Open & Youth Banquet will be held the same night and in the same hotel***
***Deadline for Ticket Orders is October 1st, 2019***

You are cordially invited to join friends and fellow Holland Lop breeders from around the country and abroad in the
celebration of our breed's top ARBA Convention accomplishments at the HLRSC Annual Convention Awards Banquet. The
evening will begin with cocktails and socializing followed by dinner, award presentations, and beautiful auction donations
that help to support the HLRSC.  Make sure to reserve your tickets for this special event! 

Date:  October 22, 2019
Time:  No-host Cocktails @ 6:30 pm  |  Dinner @ 7:00 pm 

Ticket Prices:
  $40 Adults  |  $28 Children (under 10 years of age)
Order By Date:  Tickets must be ordered by October 1st—they will NOT be sold at Convention. 
Checks made out to HLRSC can be sent to: 

Chris Zemny
76 Howell Lane
Corralitos, CA 95076


The Atlantis Casino Resort & Spa (ARBA Convention Headquarters)
3800 S. Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada 89502

Special Notes: 
There will be limited extra seating at the banquet for youth breeders that are attending the ARBA Youth Banquet who want to drop in to get their convention awards. All open breeders who want to attend the awards ceremony should purchase banquet tickets. 



Convention Awards Banquet - Adult Ticket $40.00
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Convention Awards Banquet - Child Ticket (under 10 yrs) $28.00
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