Thanks to all the contest entrants for sharing the pictures of your amazing Rat Terriers. For the 13th year, New Rattitude’s calendar photo contest resulted in awesome photos and difficult decisions. From a total of over 600 photo entries, the judges completed the very tough task of selecting the winners that will grace the pages of New Rattitude’s 2022 Rat Terrier Calendar.
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Congratulations to Our Winners:
Grand Prize: JOURNEY, submitted by Jennifer Chappell of Fuquay-Varina, NC
Second Place: SUKI, submitted by Merrianne Etter of Altadena, CA
Third Place: MURRAY, submitted by Brenda Farnam of New Orleans, LA
Helo submitted by Shelli Smick of Sandpoint, ID
Spike, submitted by Niki Jerozal of Ferndale, WA
Atari, submitted by Will Barentz of Seattle, WA
Opal, submitted by Shelli Brandli of Rapid City, SC
Roco, submitted by Lisa Tashjian of Milford, MA
Lucy, submitted by Gary Thompson of Cedar Grove, NC
Camber, submitted by Amanda Long of Huntersville, NC
Gozo, submitted by Shawna Ferrato of Wayne, NJ
Pippin, submitted by Alysha Cloutier of Brookfield, CT
Mazie, submitted by Kathleen Fischer of Chandler, AZ
Bullet, submitted by Carlos Reyes of Meadow Vista, CA
Dobby, submitted by Camille Sanders of Millington, TN
Chloe, submitted by Carolyn Homer of Alexandria, VA
Spud, submitted by Ashley Geer of Cameron, NC
All winners listed above will each receive a free calendar.
The Grand Prize, Second, and Third Place winners will also receive an assortment of other great prizes!
We also want to recognize the photos chosen for this year’s “Best of the Rest” collage on the 2023 calendar page! Congratulations to Laci Brumley, Melissa Corrie, Laurie Dempsey, Julie Grove, Kari Johnson, Mallory Kratimenos, Lisa Lavery, Ashley Mathews, Jessica Neff, Pam Olszewski, Cheryl Rose, and Gayle Sutch whose photos were chosen for this special page.
In addition, we are excited to announce that 77 additional lucky photographers will find their photos featured throughout the 12 calendar month pages as in the sample August calendar page below!
K. Ardoin, J. Armas, K. Asci, K. Bagneski, M. Bergey, N. Biscontini, D. Boyer, J. Broyles, S. Carey, T. Clifford, B. Collazo, C. Conrad, E. Davies, R. Deimler, J. Donovan, J. Doss, B. Eller, S. Foster, C. Franklin, J. Gomes, L. Gonzalez, T. Goussy, S. Gregory, A. Greiner, D. Griffin, D. Hamner, M. Hartwig, J. Haubrich, A. Hawker, J. Hero, D. Herron, C. Hummel, L. Impson, M. Johnson, M. Kadwell, C. Landau, J. Lefebvre, J. Levatino, S. Levatino, A. Limbers, G. Lowry, D. Martin, G. Martinez, G. McCormick, J. McCullough, P. Meehan, T. Michaels, K. Mountz, M. Patterson, K. Perras, J. Phillips, C. Pheobus, L. Raynor, L. Reiter, B. Riley, L. Rogers, E. Rohn, J. Schaus, J. Schroeder, M. Shapiro, J. Shaw, L. Shubert, N. Sidneva, S. Sirak, K. Street, A. Topham, G. Vega, D. Watson, K. Weihbrecht, K. Wells, P. Wiley, K. Yandell, J. Young, A. Zarifian, M. Zehl, and S. Zurlinden.
The Calendar Committee sends a sincere thank you to all of the contest entrants. The photo entries and email comments that accompanied the entries demonstrated the great love and pride felt for the breed that we all admire so much!
For a sneak peek of the calendar photo pages, look below.