AFRMA

American Fancy Rat & Mouse Association

AFRMA Rat and Mouse Show Information Pages

Starting A Club

Starting A Club (overview)
Tips On Starting A Club
Some Ideas On Forming Your Club
How to Host an AFRMA Display

AFRMA Official Affiliations – become an AFRMA Official Affiliate club (use AFRMA Standards and Show Procedures but independent in the operations of own club)


AFRMA Shows In Other Areas
Club Listings For Show Locations - Finding other club’s shows


AFRMA PR Page – some of the features of AFRMA in the news

AFRMA Rattery/Mousery Names - Rattery/Mousery Names used by AFRMA members over the years


General Show Info

AFRMA Generic Show Schedule – basic information for all shows
AFRMA Entry Fees & Deadlines – entry fees & deadlines for all shows
AFRMA Show Classes – a list of recognized show classes for rats and mice
AFRMA Pet Show Classes – a list of recognized pet show classes
AFRMA Show Rules – a list of official show rules for exhibitors
AFRMA Notes & Rules – helpful notes for showing and selling
AFRMA Show Etiquette – Rat and Mouse Show DOs and Don’ts
The Path To Best In Show Rat - from the Standards book (PDF format)
The Path To Best In Show Mouse - from the Standards book (PDF format)

Fancy Rat & Mouse Acronyms, Abbreviations, Terms - Breeding and Show Terms
You Show What? – by Nichole Royer
You Be The Judge – Rats
You Be The Judge – Mice
How to Show Rats & Mice – by Karen Robbins
A To Do List: Preparing for a Show
Ideal Markings of RATS – a graphic of Rat Markings
Ideal Markings of MICE – a graphic of Mouse Markings

Directions to AFRMA Shows – directions to AFRMA show sites
AFRMA Show & Display dates – Show & Display dates for AFRMA

Standards Info

AFRMA Fancy Rats – descriptions of the recognized Varieties and Sections
AFRMA Fancy Mice – descriptions of the recognized Varieties and Sections
AFRMA Official Rat Standard – the AFRMA recognized definition of the ideal show rat with photos!
Rat Type Issues - Judging 101 – examples of type problems.
AFRMA Official Mouse Standard – the AFRMA recognized definition of the ideal show mouse with photos!
AFRMA New Standards/Unstandardized – information on showing in this class


Entering & At A Show

AFRMA Show Entry Blank – show entry blank for regular show classes (not pet classes)
AFRMA Pet Show Entry Blank – show entry blank for pet show classes
AFRMA EVAL Entry Blank – entry blank for evaluations (EVAL Day) for Members (page 1) or Non-Members (page 2) and the back side to both (page 3) (PDF format; form interactive so can fill in before printing)
How to fill out an AFRMA Entry Blank – Notes and samples on filling out an AFRMA Entry blank using the PDF Entry Blanks as samples (PDF format).

AFRMA Show Judging Order – a list showing the order of judging
AFRMA Pet Show Judging Order – a list showing the order of judging

AFRMA Judging Card (original) – An AFRMA Show Class Judging Card (PDF format).
AFRMA new Judging Card (1 up) – An AFRMA new Show Class Judging Card with breakdowns for type, ears, tail (PDF format).
AFRMA new Judging Card (2 up) – An AFRMA new Show Class Judging Card with breakdowns for type, ears, tail (PDF format; 2 on page).
AFRMA computer sample new Judging Card – An AFRMA new Show Class Judging Card for use with computerized show entries (PDF format). Purchase the “Show Procedures Packet” to do computerized show entries.
AFRMA Pet Judging Card (1 up) – An AFRMA Pet Class Judging Card (PDF format).
AFRMA Pet Judging Card (4 up) – An AFRMA Pet Class Judging Card (PDF format; 4 on a page).
AFRMA Jr. Showmanship Scorecard – An AFRMA Jr. Showmanship Scorecard (PDF format).
Purchase the Jr. Showmanship book for details on showing in this class.

Making AFRMA Rat Show Boxes - by Karen Robbins (looking for the return of show boxes no longer being used)
Making AFRMA Mouse Show Boxes - by Karen Robbins (looking for the return of show boxes no longer being used)

Selling & Supplies

AFRMA Seller’s Guideline List – Criteria for selling animals at AFRMA shows (PDF format)
AFRMA Rat/Mouse Sales (PDF format)
Supply Order Form – Order your supplies for the next show (PDF format)

Health Info

Disease Control – How to safeguard your animals – by Helen Pembrook
Quarantining – by Karen Robbins & Carmen Jane Booth, D.V.M.
Quarantining Part 2 – by Karen Robbins
Quarantine Form – this form will be required along with any vet/lab reports before you will be allowed to bring your animals to an AFRMA event
Health Checker’s Guideline List – this is what the health checkers at a show are looking for in each exhibit when they do the health checking in the morning. This is also good for exhibitors to use to check over their animals prior to entry. (PDF format or text)

Show Officials

AFRMA Health Checkers – How to become an official AFRMA Health Checker
AFRMA Show Secretary – Information on the basic duties of an AFRMA Show Secretary
AFRMA Show Clerks & Stewards – How to become an official AFRMA Clerk/Steward
AFRMA Judges – How to become an official AFRMA Judge

Awards

AFRMA Official Registered Rattery/Mousery & Official Registered Stud - details on becoming an AFRMA Registered Rattery/Mousery and Official Stud
AFRMA Best Novice Breeder Award - details on becoming AFRMA Best Novice Breeder
Breeder of the Year Award - details on becoming AFRMA Best Rat Breeder of the Year or AFRMA Best Mouse Breeder of the Year
Past Show Results Index

Spottie Guy Award – the rat who wins the most Best Pet classes in a year

Championship Certificates – details for animals winning AFRMA Championship Certificates

AFRMA Challenge Trophies - Rat
AFRMA Challenge Trophies - Mouse
AFRMA Challenge Trophy Winners Index

Multiple Grand Champions – Rats
Multiple Grand Champions – Mice
Multiple Best Pet Winners – Rats
Multiple Best Pet Winners – Mice


Updated January 4, 2017