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Friday, October 12, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
10 x 10 Vendor Spot Ended $50.00 $2.24

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OCTOBER 27, 2012
Pit Bull Gear's 6th Annual Pit Bull Awareness Day!

Pit Bull Gear presents the 6th annual Pit Bull Awareness Day featuring a Fun Show, Weight Pull, Hang-Time, CGC Testing and much more!! There will be Adoptable Dogs on hand as well as Vendors, Food and Drinks, plus lots of giveaways throughout the day. Lots of fun for the whole family! Come on out on Saturday Oct. 27, 2012 at the Florida State Fairgrounds: 4800 US HWY. 301 North, Tampa, FL, 33610.
Click here for directions & Hotel Information

Admission is Kids 12 & under FREE, over 12 yrs. old $5 per person & $5 per dog. This is a very large open outdoor space, you can bring your own set-up (tent, table, chairs, dog crates, etc.) for no additional charge. Half of the proceeds at the door will go directly to Tampa Bay Bullies.


$50 "Pocket" Vendor Spot

  •       10 X 10 Spot One 8 Table and 2 Chairs
  •          Can bring your own set up to fit in this area (tent, banner, etc.)


  •          Logo displayed on PITBULLGEAR.COMS website and promotional media for the event

$100 "Standard" Vendor Spot

  •          10 X 20 Spot Two 8' Tables and 4 Chairs
  •          Can bring your own set up to fit in this area (tent, banner, etc.)
  •          Logo displayed on PITBULLGEAR.COM website and promotional media for the event

$150 XL Vendor Spot

  •          10 X 30 Spot Four 8' Tables and 8 Chairs
  •          Can bring your own set up to fit in this area (tent, banner, etc.)
  •          Logo displayed on PITBULLGEAR.COM website and promotional media for the event

*Deadline to secure a space is Oct.12, 2012 payment must be received to secure a spot.

VENDOR SPOT CONTACT: CONNIE:  connie@pitbullgear.com / 727-735-3145

Gates open at 9am, Registration for events start at 9am.

Weight Pull & Hang Time will start around 10:30 am.
Fun Show will start at 12:00 under Dome #2.
(dogs do not have to be registered to participate in Weight Pull, Hang Time or Fun Show).

Fun Show Classes:
Halloween Pet Costume Contest
Jr. Handler's
Best Adoptable Rescue
Best Puppy (3-6 mo.)
Best Senior (6 yrs & over)
Best Red
Best Blue
Best Brindle
Best Fawn
Best Buckskin

Best Black or White
Best Tri
Best "Pocket"
Best American Pit Bull Terrier
Best American Bully
Best American Staffordshire Terrier
Best Pit Bull Mix
Best "Other" (any breed of dog that does not fit in a class)
Best in Show (all 1st place winners)




$5 to enter (gets you 3 tries to qualify)

All dogs must be at least 1 year old. (Any breed can enter)

All 4 feet must be off the ground at least 1ft

 Dog must remain moving while on the spring pole

 Handlers can verbally or physically encourage dogs to move if they stop

 Judge keeps the official time and makes sure they stay moving

The dog who hangs the longest wins.


1st round - 1 minute (to qualify) up to 3 tries.

2nd round - 3 minutes (to move on to the finals)

3rd round - longest time hanging (Gets Trophy)


Hang Time Pole

Flat Collar

Loose Leash 6 ft. or longer


  • All dogs must have on a leash and collar at all times
  • No dog shall be left unattended at anytime
  • No female dogs that are in heat!
  • All dog owners will be responsible for their dogs. No aggressive dogs will be tolerated.
    Dogs deemed aggressive will be asked to leave 
  • No baiting or stand offs will be tolerated
  • Please clean up behind your dogs. Anyone caught not cleaning up after your dog will be asked to leave.
  • Participant's behavior should be positive and uphold the respect of themselves and the breed that we are representing.

Have questions about PIT BULL AWARENESS DAY #6? Contact PIT BULL GEAR





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