The Fibber Cup is named for the winningest rabbit showman of all time, THE legendary Eabert. R. “Fibber” McGeehee (May 26, 1926 – December 21, 2009) of Tulsa, Oklahoma. An esteemed exhibitor of New Zealands, Florida Whites, and Mini Rex. . Fibber has won the honor of ARBA Best in Show, 4 times in his showing career – three times with a New Zealand and once with a Florida White. His Mini Rex won a group win in his twilight showing years. The Fibber Cup made its debut at the 2001 San Diego Convention and has been presented every year since. The perpetual trophy was the concept of Kevin Whaley and Randy Shumaker after noticing that the most prestigious win at the ARBA convention deserved an equally prestigious award. The cup is a project of the non-profit California Rabbit and Cavy Shows for the benefit of all ARBA members. The hand-crafted silver-plated cup stands approximately 32″ tall. The cup itself has a delicate pattern which was “chased” by hand. Chasing is a highly skilled method of decoration which has remained unchanged over the centuries and is now a very rare art form. It is mounted on a mahogany plinth which incorporates a silver plated plinth band which contains the name of every Best in Show winner in the modern history of the ARBA. The cup’s corporate sponsor is KW Cages who will be presenting the cup.
Welcome to the 96th ARBA Convention and Show
In the true spirt of the early westward pioneer, CRCS has brought innovation, firsts, originality, spirit, and frontier vision to the ARBA for over 17 years and three celebrated ARBA Conventions. 2019 brings CRCS’s 4th ARBA Convention to the West, and for the first-time the state of Nevada. “Go West, Young Buck”, CRCS presents the 96th ARBA Convention in Reno, Nevada, October 20 thru 23, 2019!
History of the Fibber Cup
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Come and discover how the industry’s premiere educational symposium can help you run your rabbitry without boundaries.
Choose from a wide variety of sessions on health, nutrition, event planning, culling, airline travel, and show software. You’ll learn how to break the boundaries to raising and showing the rabbits you’ve always wanted.Join hundreds of other rabbit enthusiasts, both beginners and seasoned veterans in Reno Nevada and achieve your rabbit education goals.