Sho-Me APBT Club hosts pit bull show


Bruce a 4-year-old pit bull terrier, quickly pulls 782 pounds, during the Sho-Me State American Pitbull Terrier Show in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds Saturday morning. Bruce is owned by Evan Roberts, right, and his wife Shawna, of East Moline, Illinois. Evan Roberts said Bruce is a champion in the show ring with a high record of pulling 1,700 pounds, during a previous show.


During the Junior Handlers Show on Saturday Marley Slover, 6, and her dad Brent Slover, both of Springfield, walk “Princess” a 5-month-old pit bull terrier as judge Sam Vallini, of Colorado, observes. Sho-Me APBT Club President Mike Gross said this particular show was for children ages 9 and under. Two other shows would occur on Saturday a Junior Handler Show for ages 10 to 14 and a Best Condition Show.


Spikey, an American pitbull terrier, gets ready to enter the Junior Handlers Show ring with Angelo Gray, 7, and his father Doug Gray, of Kansas City on Saturday during the Sho-Me State APBT Club show. While some activities were hosted inside the Swine Pavilion on the Missouri State Fairgrounds, several shows were hosted outside.


Trophies and ribbons were displayed and ready to pass out to competitors on Saturday at the Sho-Me State APBT Club’s annual show. There were 130 entries in the weekend event. The Sho-Me State APBT Club will host the American Dog Breeders Association Nationals in September at the Swine Pavilion on the Missouri State Fairgrounds.


Bruce a 4-year-old pit bull terrier, quickly pulls 782 pounds, during the Sho-Me State American Pitbull Terrier Show in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds Saturday morning. Bruce is owned by Evan Roberts, right, and his wife Shawna, of East Moline, Illinois. Evan Roberts said Bruce is a champion in the show ring with a high record of pulling 1,700 pounds, during a previous show.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_TSD050916PitBullShow-1.jpgBruce a 4-year-old pit bull terrier, quickly pulls 782 pounds, during the Sho-Me State American Pitbull Terrier Show in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds Saturday morning. Bruce is owned by Evan Roberts, right, and his wife Shawna, of East Moline, Illinois. Evan Roberts said Bruce is a champion in the show ring with a high record of pulling 1,700 pounds, during a previous show.

During the Junior Handlers Show on Saturday Marley Slover, 6, and her dad Brent Slover, both of Springfield, walk “Princess” a 5-month-old pit bull terrier as judge Sam Vallini, of Colorado, observes. Sho-Me APBT Club President Mike Gross said this particular show was for children ages 9 and under. Two other shows would occur on Saturday a Junior Handler Show for ages 10 to 14 and a Best Condition Show.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_TSD050916PitBullShow-2.jpgDuring the Junior Handlers Show on Saturday Marley Slover, 6, and her dad Brent Slover, both of Springfield, walk “Princess” a 5-month-old pit bull terrier as judge Sam Vallini, of Colorado, observes. Sho-Me APBT Club President Mike Gross said this particular show was for children ages 9 and under. Two other shows would occur on Saturday a Junior Handler Show for ages 10 to 14 and a Best Condition Show.

Spikey, an American pitbull terrier, gets ready to enter the Junior Handlers Show ring with Angelo Gray, 7, and his father Doug Gray, of Kansas City on Saturday during the Sho-Me State APBT Club show. While some activities were hosted inside the Swine Pavilion on the Missouri State Fairgrounds, several shows were hosted outside.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_TSD050916PitBullShow-3.jpgSpikey, an American pitbull terrier, gets ready to enter the Junior Handlers Show ring with Angelo Gray, 7, and his father Doug Gray, of Kansas City on Saturday during the Sho-Me State APBT Club show. While some activities were hosted inside the Swine Pavilion on the Missouri State Fairgrounds, several shows were hosted outside.

Trophies and ribbons were displayed and ready to pass out to competitors on Saturday at the Sho-Me State APBT Club’s annual show. There were 130 entries in the weekend event. The Sho-Me State APBT Club will host the American Dog Breeders Association Nationals in September at the Swine Pavilion on the Missouri State Fairgrounds.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_TSD050916PitBullShow-4.jpgTrophies and ribbons were displayed and ready to pass out to competitors on Saturday at the Sho-Me State APBT Club’s annual show. There were 130 entries in the weekend event. The Sho-Me State APBT Club will host the American Dog Breeders Association Nationals in September at the Swine Pavilion on the Missouri State Fairgrounds.

Bruce a 4-year-old pit bull terrier, quickly pulls 782 pounds, during the Sho-Me State American Pitbull Terrier Show in the Swine Pavilion at the Missouri State Fairgrounds Saturday morning. Bruce is owned by Evan Roberts, right, and his wife Shawna, of East Moline, Illinois. Evan Roberts said Bruce is a champion in the show ring with a high record of pulling 1,700 pounds, during a previous show.

During the Junior Handlers Show on Saturday Marley Slover, 6, and her dad Brent Slover, both of Springfield, walk “Princess” a 5-month-old pit bull terrier as judge Sam Vallini, of Colorado, observes. Sho-Me APBT Club President Mike Gross said this particular show was for children ages 9 and under. Two other shows would occur on Saturday a Junior Handler Show for ages 10 to 14 and a Best Condition Show.

Spikey, an American pitbull terrier, gets ready to enter the Junior Handlers Show ring with Angelo Gray, 7, and his father Doug Gray, of Kansas City on Saturday during the Sho-Me State APBT Club show. While some activities were hosted inside the Swine Pavilion on the Missouri State Fairgrounds, several shows were hosted outside.

Trophies and ribbons were displayed and ready to pass out to competitors on Saturday at the Sho-Me State APBT Club’s annual show. There were 130 entries in the weekend event. The Sho-Me State APBT Club will host the American Dog Breeders Association Nationals in September at the Swine Pavilion on the Missouri State Fairgrounds.

Photos by Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Sedalia Democrat

Photos by Faith Bemiss | Democrat

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