2020 HLRSC Nationals

Saturday, May 2 @ 8:00 AM  |  Columbus, OH



2020 HLRSC Nationals Facebook Page: click here!

2020 HLRSC Nationals Catalog - PDF Download: coming soon!

2020 HLRSC Nationals Online Entry Form: coming soon! 

2020 HLRSC Nationals Printable Entry Formcoming soon!

2020 HLRSC National Show Date/Time: Saturday May 2nd, 2020 at 8 AM EDT

2020 HLRSC National Fees & Due Dates: 

  • National Show Entries:  $10 per rabbit
  • Fur Entries: $5 per rabbit
  • National Sale Coops: unk
  • Sunday Specialty Show: TBA
  • Online Entry Deadline: unk
  • Snail/Mail-In Entry Deadline: Postmarked by April 11th, 2020
  • Check Payment Deadline: unk
  • Free Ear Changes Due: TBA
  • Ear Changes at Check-in: TBA

HL Nationals Open Judges: 

  • Drew Bliss (MI)
  • Corey Hayes/Saturday Only (NY)  
  • Kevin Stanford (AZ)
  • LeAnn McKinney (IN)

HL Nationals Youth Judges:

  • Rosa Bryant (IN)
  • Mark Jacobs (IN)

Sunday Holland Lop Specialty Show Open Judges: 

  • Drew Bliss (MI)
  • Rosa Bryant (IN)
  • Mark Jacobs (IN)

Sunday Holland Lop Specialty Youth Judges:

  • LeAnne McKinney (IN)
  • Kevin Stanford (AZ)

HLRSC Nationals Show Committe Info:

  • Overall Breed Chair—Todd Naragon
  • Open Superintendent—Dwayne Scott
  • Youth Superintendent—Jacob Hawkes
  • Open & Youth Show Secretary—Robin Laymon
  • Banquet and Hotel Chair—Cheri Bushee
  • Awards—Jessica Fullwood
  • Hospitality—Denise Crafton & John Mingus

 National Show Location & Travel Info:

Ohio Expo Center & State Fiar
717 E 17th Ave
Columbus, OH 43211

Ph #: (614) 644-4031
Toll Free #: (888) 646-3976
Fax #: (614) 644-4031
Email: info@expo.ohio.gov
Administration Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Website Link: click here!

Location: Just north of downtown on 17th Avenue off I-71.

  • From the North — take I-71 North to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. 
  • From the South — take I-71 North to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. 
  • From the East — take I-70 West to I-71 North. Take I-71 North to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. 
  • From the West —take I-70 East to I-71 North. Take I-71 North to 17th Avenue/Exit 111. 

Google Map/Directions: click here!

Venue: Ohio Expo Center is one of the most dynamic and unique event venues in the Midwest. It occupies 360 acres in the heart of Columbus, located within a half-day drive for half the nation’s population, and just north of downtown and minutes from Port Columbus International Airport, shopping and hotels.

With more than one million square feet of event space under roof, on-site parking for 12,000 vehicles, seating for 20,000 people and ties for 2,000 cattle, the Ohio Expo Center is one of the most flexible and accommodating sites available. The campus includes 20 unique buildings including historic turn-of-the-century pavilions, modern livestock facilities, multi-purpose buildings, a basketball court, an ice rink and a 10,000-seat arena, the Ohio Expo Center is a facility that can be customized for various events.

Hotel Accomodations & Lodging:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbus (Host Hotel)
2700 Corporate Exchange Drive
Columbus, OH 43231
Phone/Reservations #: (614) 890-8600
Fax #: (614) 890-8626
Hotel Website: click here!
Location/Directions Map: click here!

Suite Room Rates: 

  • Single King Room $127.00 Base Rate or $149.23 w/taxes (5/1/19 Stay). Max Compacity 4 Guests.
  • Two Double Bed Room $137.00 Base Rate or $160/98 w/taxes (5/1/19 Stay). Max Compacity 6 Guests.
  • Special Notes—The Embassy Suites does NOT have other style rooms available at this location. However, both rooms have seperate living areas with full size pullout sleepers.

Group Name: "Hallmark Holland Lop Country Club" 
Group Rate Code: HHO
Earliest Group Rate Check-in Date: April 30, 2020 | Checkin Time: 4:00 pm
Latest Group Rate Check-out Date: May 4, 2020 | Checkout Time 11:00 am
Reservation Methods: 

  1. Call Hotel Direct at (614) 890-8600 and mention group name/rate
  2. Call Toll Free (800) EMB-ASSY and mention group name/rate
  3. Book Online Using the Hilton Group Reservation Website Link - click here!

Amenities include:

  • Free WiFi
  • Complementary breakfast (6:00 am-9:30 am, M-F / 7:00 am-10:30 am, weekends)
  • Complementary Reception (wine, beer, drinks, and appetizers from 5:30pm-7:30pm, 7 days/week)
  • Meeting space
  • Restaurant and Bar (full menu)
  • Fitness Center
  • Business Center

Guest Rooms Offer:

  • Microwave and refrigerator 
  • Premium bedding
  • Work desk 
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Coffee maker

Misc Info: 

  • Rabbit Friendly Exception for Nationals ONLY when in cages—NO others pets, including dogs, are allowed.
  • Self parking
  • Valet Not Available
  • Non-Smoking Only


HLRSC Nationals Banquet Information:

Reservations Due By: TBA

BBQ Buffet Includes: TBA
Date: Saturday - after the show!
Cost: TBA  $ Per Adult | $ Per Child Plate | No Charge for Toddlers under 1 Year

Embassy Suites by Hilton- Columbus (Host Hotel)
2700 Corporate Exchange Drive
Columbus, OH 43231

Banquet Reservations Available: TBA

Snail Mail Entries to:
Robin Laymon