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11th Annual Rat Terrier Jamboree
April 29 & 30, 2016 in Sweetwater, Tennessee
just south of Knoxville in eastern Tennessee

 

New Ratitude Rat Terrier Rescue and Adoption
would like to invite rat terrier owners and enthusiasts everywhere
to attend our annual SE Rat Terrier Jamboree!

LOCATION: Sweetwater Valley KOA Campground, 269 Murrays Chapel Rd., Sweetwater, TN 37874. We have procured the use of several acres adjacent to the campground with lots of room for our fenced, off-leash play area, event setup, vendor and exhibitor setup, and plenty of parking. Restroom facilities are nearby and we have a covered pavilion for the cookout and campfire Friday night.


WELCOME to the 11th Annual Rat Terrier Jamboree!


Friday, April 29, 2016

MEET & GREET, Jamboree Field

• 10:00 am: Jam Field opens

• All Day: Registration and Set-up—Stake out your spot for the weekend, register for Saturday’s contests and events!

• Raffle tickets will go on sale Friday afternoon for the Friday night auction, Saturday’s raffle, and King and Queen voting.

A fun day of socializing and off-leash play and for both humans and dogs.

COOKOUT & COVERED DISH SUPPER
5:30 pm KOA Campground Picnic Pavilion

Grilled burgers and hot dogs, chips and drinks are on us. Guests are encouraged to bring a side dish or dessert to share.

MEET THE KING & QUEEN CONTESTANTS 6:30 pm KOA Campground Picnic Pavilion

AUCTION!
7:00 pm KOA Campground Picnic Pavilion

NEW THIS YEAR! LIVE AUCTION! Ever been disappointed not to win your favorite Jamboree raffle item? Here’s a chance to make sure that prize is yours! Select items will be offered at auction and sold to the bidders offering the most raffle tickets. That’s right—bidding will be with raffle tickets, not dollars! Tickets will be available for purchase during the Meet & Greet Friday afternoon. Items to be auctioned will be on display at the cookout. If you don’t win your auction item, you can use your tickets for Saturday’s raffle and to vote for your favorite King and Queen!

CAMPFIRE! To wrap up the evening, bring your camp chairs and join us at the big fire pit next to the picnic pavilion.

 

Let the Games Begin!

Saturday competitions include agility, racing, best trick, and other games and contests. There is no cost to enter. All are “for fun” and all dogs are welcome to play. Our goal is to provide an enjoyable experience for every dog and handler, regardless of age, skill, or training.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

MORNING SCHEDULE

• 8:30 am: Jamboree Registration

• 8:30-10:30 Racing Sign-up at Registration Table

• 9:30: Welcome Message, Terry Beale, New Rattitude President

• 9:30-Noon: Tricks Contest, followed by Agility Demonstration and Competitions

• 10:00 am: Raffle Tent Opens, Raffle Ticket Sales and Raffle Drawings

• 10:00 am-12:30 pm: Voting for Jamboree King & Queen

LUNCH BREAK, Jam Field, Noon-1:00 pm

Follow your nose to the meal tent at noon for a scrumptious and satisfying lunch plate which includes a pork sandwich, two sides, chips, dessert, and a drink—all for just $6.00! Lunch tickets may be purchased anytime Saturday morning at the NR ReTail Shop.

AFTERNOON SCHEDULE

• 1:00 pm: Group Photo

• 1:15 pm: New Rattitude Foster Dog and Alumni Parade

• 1:30 pm: Announcement and Crowning of the 2016 Jamboree King and Queen

• 2:00 pm: Racing, followed by the Kissing Contest

• 3:00-4:00 pm: Final Raffle Drawings

• Closing Message

ONGOING ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE DAY

• Raffle Ticket Sales and Drawings

• New Rattitude ReTail Shop and Vendor Booths

 


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