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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 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)
Any dog can give it a try
To Enter Competition is $5 (gets you 3 tries to qualify)
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
Loose Leash 6' or longer
There is no fee for Rescues wanting to set up. However you must contact email@example.com to secure a spot.
ADVOCACY GROUPS ATTENDING
There is no fee for Advocacy Groups wanting to set up. However you must contact firstname.lastname@example.org to secure a spot.
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: email@example.com
Florida State Fairgrounds: 4800 US 301, Tampa, FL 33610 Phone:(800) 345-3247
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