American Fancy Rat & Mouse Association

American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association

AFRMA Pet Show Entry Information

The entry form will automatically send an e-mail to the Show Secretary
with your entries.

You will only be allowed to submit your entries once, so please do not submit your entries until you know you have everyone correct. You may send in as many pages and as many forms (Show & Pet) of entries as you need when you do submit them. Deadline to enter is 6 p.m. the Wednesday before the show. Substitutions are to be done the morning of the show.

Please read the Show Schedule so you have all the information to enter correctly. It is each exhibitor’s responsibility to read the entire Show Schedule and know the rules.

All exhibitors are to assume liability and responsibility to research the many zoonotic and other diseases that rodents may carry and pass on to humans or other rodents. You are showing at your own risk. [Added October 14, 2017]

Exhibitor/Seller’s Form All exhibitors/sellers must submit this form prior to/with entry. (use as many pages/forms as needed) [Added October 14, 2017]

Don’t forget—Check in/Health Check is between 9–10 a.m. ONLY. Don’t be late! Judging begins at 10:30.

Description and Birth dates: Include your pet’s description and birth date on all your entries. [Amended June 11, 2016]

Pet Exhibitors: You are encouraged to show your animals in multiple pet classes! Instead of just entering your pet rat or mouse in one class, enter it in most of the classes. Ribbons are given out to all entrants along with special goodies.

Curious Rat Exhibitors: See the Pet Classes page for items you will provide for this class.

Artwork/Misc. Exhibitors: Make sure you choose “species” even though it is an artwork entry and give your entry a “name” e.g. “Rat Bath Time” (also give a name to Costume and Trick entries—include with the name of animal). Exhibitors to do own work in creative classes.

SHOW BOXES: For Pet Classes only, exhibitors may provide their own Kritter Keepers (or equivalent brand/size) (lg. for rats, medium for mice) for the show box. All other classes require the use of AFRMA Show Boxes. AFRMA Show Boxes will still be available to rent at $2 each for pet classes. [Amended March 7, 2015]

Help: If you need help filling out your entry form, let the Show Secretary know ( We are here to help!

Sale Animals: You must be signed up to sell and paid for by the show deadline. E-mail a list of what you have for sale (including pre-sold) prior to the show along with copies of pedigrees/birth certificates to the Show Secretary (; present copies of the pedigrees/birth certificates to the Health Checkers at the show. See the Seller’s Guide for more details. All animals/items for sale MUST be inside on the Sales Tables. Sales/delivery outside the building is NOT allowed. NOTE: Sales permit fee is $10 day/$30 yearly.

Entry Fees/Show Box Fees: Entry fees are $2 each for member/$3 each for non-members; Show Boxes are $2 each to rent for the day.

Totals: On the FINAL page/form you send, please list the GRAND TOTAL of Entries/Rent Boxes/Sales Sticker and Total Amount Due for ALL your pages/forms. If submitting more than one page/form, just choose Method of Payment (PayPal or Money Order) in this section to be able to Send that page. Craig has added calculations to the amounts so all you have to do is put in number of entries (member or non-member), number of show boxes, and any member sales stickers, and the totals will automatically calculate for you!

Payment of Entries: Payment for all entries must be received by the deadline. You will have 2 options to make your payment—PayPal or money order (money order only if you submit your entries and send the payment at least a week before the deadline–mail to AFRMA, 9230 64th Street, Riverside, CA 92509-5924).

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Updated January 9, 2018