Upcoming Events 

Full details for each event are posted on our website and Facebook page prior to the event.


Club members are sent additional information via email. 

Please see the notes at the bottom of this page for an explanation of the types of events and who can attend.


 Calendar of Events 2022

Some of the pet expos and community festivals that we usually attend 

 are yet to announce their dates for this year.   

Once we have dates for public events, we will slot in more club events,

to give a good variety of events spread throughout the year.

The following are the events confirmed so far.

Saturday 12 March         Red Hill Show

                                                    Red Hill (Public Display & Open Championship Show)  


Saturday 2 April              Kingston Pet Expo

                                                     Cheltenham, (Public Display)


Sunday 10 April              AusRFS Annual General Meeting

                                                     Elsternwick (Members meeting)


Sunday 15 May              AusRFS Annual Show & 25th Anniversary Celebration

                                                     Thomastown (Members Social & Championship Show)


Sunday 19 June             Collingwood Children's Farm,

                                                     Abbotsford (Public Display)


Sunday 4 December      AusRFS Christmas Party

                                                            Venue TBA (Members Social Day)

Next Event

AusRFS Annual Show & 25th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, 10th May 2022


(Members Event)

Members will gather for a Championship Show

and to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the the AusRFS. 

2021 was our actual 25th anniversary but we were unable get together due to the COVID restrictions. We are looking forward to finally celebrating this milestone of our club,

and presenting the special commemorative rosettes to the show winners. 

 Types of Events

Members Event   

Only AusRFS members and invited guests may attend.

Public Display    

AusRFS display at an externally run public event (pet expo, community festival etc)

The display is manned by AusRFS members and their rats. The aim is to introduce our rats to the general public and provide information about pet rats and their care. Some merchandise is offered for sale. Look out for the AusRFS marquees/signs and come say hello!

Members Show

Only rats owned by AusRFS members may be entered.

Open Show         

A show held at a public display. All pet rat owners are welcome to enter their rats for judging, but need to contact the AusRFS prior to the show for an entry form/details.

Non-Members attend as our guests, under the same rules and conditions as club members.