PIT BULL AWARENESS DAY

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OCTOBER 29, 2016

Pit Bull Gear's 10th Annual Pit Bull Awareness Day!

Come celebrate the "Pit Bull" at Florida's Biggest Annual Pit Bull Event - Pit Bull Gear's 10th Annual Pit Bull Awareness Day at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, FL on Oct. 29, 2016! Gates Open at 9:30 AM. Event usually ends around 5 PM.

Events, Giveaways, Trophies, Ribbons, Prizes! Vendors, Dog Food Specials, Music, Food and Lots of Fun for the whole family!

*PIT BULL GEAR will have a store set up where you can get Pit Bull Gear Merchandise at a great price! Also Mars PetCare will be there offering Evo & Nutro Max Dog Food at great prices! Stop by the Pet City Tent to take advantage of these great deals!

EVO & NUTRO MAX DOG FOOD SHOW SPECIALS

  • EVO 6.6 LBS BAG - $8 OFF
  • EVO 28.6 LBS BAG - $15 OFF
  • NUTRO MAX 25 LBS. BAG - $7 OFF
  • NUTRO MAX GRAIN FREE 25 LBS. BAG - $7 OFF

Pit Bull Awareness Day provides a comfortable atmosphere for people and their dogs and to do this we have some general rules that must be followed.

GENERAL RULES FOR THE EVENT:

  • All dogs must be at least 8 weeks old
  • All dogs must have on a leash and collar at all times (please no retractable leashes)
  • No dog shall be left unattended at anytime
  • No female dogs that are in heat!
  • All dog owners will be responsible for their dogs. No aggressive dogs will be tolerated. Dogs deemed aggressive will be asked to leave 
  • No baiting or stand offs will be tolerated
  • Please clean up behind your dogs. Anyone caught not cleaning up after your dog will be asked to leave.
  • Participant's behavior should be positive and uphold the respect of themselves and the breed that we are representing.

    • FUN SHOW CLASSES ($5 PER CLASS)

      For Fun, No papers needed, No experience needed. Any Pit Bull Type dog can enter. *If there is a class you would like to see (add) please let us know. 1ST, 2ND, 3RD, 4TH PLACE RIBBONS FOR EACH CATEGORY!

    • Halloween Dog Costume Contest (Free Entry)
    • Kid's Best Friend (Best bond between Dog & Kid 12 years old and younger)
    • FAVORITE PUPPY (8 Weeks - 4 Months)
    • FAVORITE SENIOR (6 YEARS & OLDER)
    • FAVORITE RED NOSE
    • FAVORITE BLUE
    • FAVORITE BRINDLE
    • FAVORITE BLACK & WHITE (Including solid Black or White)
    • FAVORITE BROWN & WHITE (Including Chocolate)
    • FAVORITE FAWN & WHITE (Including White or Black secondary color)
    • FAVORITE PIT MIX
    • Biggest Head - Dog with the Biggest Head (measured to determine winner) 1ST Place Only.

    • *CLASSES BELOW WILL BE JUDGED ON CONFORMATION* (No Papers Needed)
      • BEST FEMALE AMSTAFF
      • BEST MALE AMSTAFF
      • BEST FEMALE APBT
      • BEST MALE APBT
      • BEST FEMALE AMERICAN BULLY
      • BEST MALE AMERICAN BULLY

      Best in Show - All 1st place winners from the Fun Show / Conformation Categories (excluding costume contest)


        HANG TIME 

         

        Any dog can give it a try

        To Enter Competition is $5 (gets you 3 tries to qualify)

        Competition Rules:

      • Dog should be at least 1 year old
      • All 4 feet must be off the ground
      • Dog must remain moving while on the spring pole
      • Handlers can verbally or physically encourage dogs to move if they stop
      • Judge keeps the official time and makes sure they stay moving
      • The dog that hangs the longest time wins

      • Equipment Needed:

      • Flat Collar
      • Loose Leash 6' or longer

      • RESCUES ATTENDING

        There is no fee for Rescues wanting to set up. However you must contact connie@pitbullgear.com to secure a spot.


        ADVOCACY GROUPS ATTENDING

        There is no fee for Advocacy Groups wanting to set up. However you must contact connie@pitbullgear.com to secure a spot.


        VENDORS ATTENDING


        VENDOR OPPORTUNITIES

        Showcase your business at Florida's Biggest Annual Pit Bull Event.

        Vendor Spots are just $25 for a 10' x 10' spot (bring your own set-up: Tent, Tables, Chairs, Banner, etc.)

          VENDOR SPOT CONTACT CONNIE:  connie@pitbullgear.com


          Florida State Fairgrounds: 4800 US 301, Tampa, FL 33610 Phone:(800) 345-3247 


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