LIHS EXHIBITION/SHOW RULES

 

·        Exhibition/Show OPEN to the Public ( must pay admission fee to enter the show, but there is no fee to enter the exhibition/show )

 

·        No ENTRY FEE

 

·      All animals MUST be on display by 11:00 AM

 

·      Animals must be healthy

 

·      No juvenile animals

 

·      LIHS Officers and Show Judges have FINAL SAY on what animals will or will not be admitted to the contest

 

·      Animals must remain on display the entire day in order to be eligible for judging

 

·      ALL animals must be in containers that can be viewed by the public

o       Clear front cages are a must

§           “NO OPAQUE CONTAINERS”

·      ALL cages must be “CLEAN” and “SECURE”

·      ALL cages must be the appropriate size for the animals

·      Animals MUST be displayed 1 ( one ) per cage, unless permission is granted by an LIHS Officer

 

·      Absolutely NO VENOMOUS or DEVENOMIZED animals permitted

 

·      NO SELLING from the Exhibition/Show Tables ( anyone attempting to do so, will be charged a VENDOR TABLE fee

 

 

Winners

 

Ribbons:

·        Top 3 in each sub-category ( i.e., Snake: Colubrid, Tri or Bi-color, Boas & Pythons, Miscellaneous )

 

Trophies:

·        Best of Show: top winner in the 4 categories ( Snake, Lizard, Turtle/Tortoise, Amphibian )

 

·        Grand Champion: winner selected from the 4 winners in Best of Show

 

 

 

LIHS Reptile & Amphibian Categories

 

SNAKES


1)      Colubrid ( American rat snakes, Corn snakes, Kingsnakes, Pine snakes, Gophers, etc. )

 

2)      Tri or Bi-color Colubrid ( Grey bands, Milk snakes, etc. )

 

3)      Boas & Pythons

 

4)       Miscellaneous Snakes (Garters, etc.

LIZARDS


5)      Monitors & Tegus

 

6)      Iguanids

 

7)      Green Iguanas

 

8)      Agamids

 

9)      Skinks

 

10)  Chameleons

 

11)  Geckos

 

12)  Miscellaneous Lizards


TURTLES & TORTOISES

13)  Aquatic

 

14)  Semi-Aquatic

 

15)  Tortoises


AMPHIBIANS


16)  Frogs & Toads

17)  Salamanders, Newts, Sirens, etc.

 


 

 


KIDS OPEN CATEGORY ( 13 & under )

Same categories and rules apply

 

Kid’s Entry Winners will receive:

 

·        Ribbons

§         Top 3 Winners in each category

·        Trophies

§         Overall “BEST ENTRIES” ( Top 3 from KIDS OPEN CATEGORY )

Kid’s ENTRIES cannot be entered in ADULT CATEGORY as well