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saturday

AUGUST 24, 2024

Ohio Expo Center & State Fair - Rhodes Center
717 East 17th Ave.
Columbus OH 43211

(Just North of Downtown Columbus off I-71) 


As seen on the PBS documentary 
FERRETS: "The Pursuit of Excellence!”  
​A PBS Documentary Special from
​director Mark Lewis, Radio Pictures
Filmed in part at the 2006 Ferret Buckeye Bash


10AM - 6PM

FUN FOR THE

WHOLE FAMILY!


Public Welcome!

ADV & RABIES CLINIC

Date: Saturday, July 27

Time:  9:00am - 10:00 

CARE PET CINIC

​785 E. Main St., Columbus, OH 43205


MUST COMPLETE FORM AND EMAIL TO: 

SCARLETTG@AOL.COM PRIOR TO DATE.

We need a count of number of ferrets and completed forms PRIOR to date so to expedite the process.  

Payment for Rabies will be to Care Pet Clinic(Cash or card).  You will pay for ADV individually when sending into Blue Cross.   

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2024 HOTEL 







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​​For sponsorship, vendor, registration or general info:

email Scarlett Gray-Saling


Help advertise: download aFlyer...please feel free to post or distribute.


NOTE: 
ALL ferretsbrought into the show hallMUSTshow written proof of a current rabies, sign a waiver stating distemper vaccination is current and show a current ADV Negative Test Result. 

This includes any sick ferrets brought in for supportive care as well as WALK-INS!
NO OTHER ANIMALS EXCEPT CERTIFIED ​SERVICE ANIMALS ALLOWED.

PER AMERICAN FERRET ASSOCIATION: ALL ADV TEST RESULTS MUST BE FROM BLUE CROSS LABS
​See ADV Page


​Franklin County REQUIRES ferrets to have a current ​rabies vaccination from a Vet to be legal.

All proceeds benefit our homeless ferrets at 

Heart of Ohio Ferret Assoc. & Rescue
​A 501(c)(3) non-profit.

Preregistered participants will be showing ferrets throughout the day.  The Ferret Buckeye Bash is a championship ferret show with 4 championship rings and over 20 specialty rings. 5 Fun Events!​​


VENDORS… see last years list on Vendor page


Additional Venue info:

  • Parking is $5 - charged by Venue - not us.

  • WiFi available at additional cost - suggest using a "hot spot".

  • Electric available but expensive - must be pre-ordered. 

  • Spaces will be larger this year

  • Playpens allowed

Get a truly special photo of your ferret with Joe and Suzy Digital Photography - there are a multitude of props and backgrounds for you to pick from. Get a photo that is actually in FOCUS!

AS ALWAYS... VENDORS, VENDORS and more VENDORS .…tons of ferret related items for you and them!

​Also:

  • 4 championship rings
    20+ specialty rings
    photographer
    ​fun ferret tube races
    ferret contests
    best dressed contest
    raffles
    lots of vendorsand more!

Crowne Plaza-Columbus North-Worthington

6500 Doubletree Ave.,

Columbus, OH 43229

614-885-1885

Hotel is $99 a night, 1-time pet fee $25 plus tax.

CLICK HERE FOR HOTEL BOOKING LINK  ​​

HELP PROMOTE THE FERRET BUCKEYE BASH!


ADMISSION

ADULTS: $5.00

​CHILDREN: $2.00

FAMILY: $12.00

ALL ​Payments can be made via PayPal at FertBuckeyeBash@aol.com

MUST ADD 3% FOR PAYPAL FEE. 

ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE PRIOR TO DAY OF SHOW.  

​​If mailing in:  Ferret Buckeye Bash, P.O. Box 298206, Columbus, OH  43229

2024's

Photo Contest Winner!



FERRET BUCKEYE BASH

2 RAFFLES


AWESOME raffles with a wide variety of donated items for you to bid on. Take a chance and help raise funds for our shelter. 
​1:30 pm and 4:00 pm

Presented by: 

Heart of Ohio Ferret Association & Rescue and..                                                          


​​FERRET  REGISTRATION  OPEN!

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS SUNDAY, JULY 28.

Specialty entries received after 7/28 are subject to ribbon availability.

If you have questions or concerns, please email:  FertBuckeyeBash@aol.com



fun ferret events - rEGISTER DAY OF SHOW

(Schedule subject to change)


11:00      Elvis/Twiggy: Heaviest Male & Lightest Female 
​(Entries taken throughout the day. Awards at 3:30)
 1:00       Tube Races (You get to keep the tube!)
 2:00       Best Dressed Ferret-The cutest
dressed ferret.                 
 2:45       Paper Bag Escape
 3:30       Award for Elvis
& Twiggy Winners

Ohio's Premier Championship Ferret Show

May have a couple other hotels available also, soon.