The American Rabbit Breeders Association is located in Bloomington, Illinois. They promote rabbits in the United States and foreign countries, and provides licensing for judges and registrars, and publishes a book of standards (The Standard of Perfection) which describes the desired characteristics for each recognized breed. They are dedicated to the promotion, development and improvement of the domestic rabbit and cavy industry and fancy. They have over 35,000 members in the United States and Canada alone, with an added 500+ each year.
For more information on ARBA please visit their website at http://www.arba.net