Cattle

 

Cattle All-Ireland Championships

British Blue Young Bull Championship 2017 - Castlewellan

THE IRISH SHOWS ASSOCIATION &

CASTLEWELLAN & DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SHOW  PRESENT 

The Bank of Ireland British Blue Young Bull Championship

Sponsored by: Bank of Ireland

1.  The Competition is confined to young Pedigree British Blue Bull born on or after 1/10/15 and before 30/06/2016.

2.  Bulls must be registered with BBBCS and the bonafide property of the Exhibitor.

3.  Three animals may qualify from each selected show.

4.  Exhibitors are allowed to qualify two animals for the final.

5   Qualified animals may not enter any other class on the day of the final other than qualifying classes for other finals.

6.  These rules should be read in conjunction with the general rules of the Irish Shows Association.

Entry Fee:   To Qualifying Show £6. To Final £10.
Prizes: 1st  £100; 2nd: £75; 3rd: £50; 4th £25; 5th - 9th £10
 
Qualifying Shows
Armagh, Ballymoney, Lurgan, Newry, Omagh, Saintfield & District

Final: Castlewellan Show – Saturday 15th July 2017

The All Ireland Pedigre Suckler Type Heifer Championship 2017 - Claremorris

THE IRISH SHOWS ASSOCIATION & CLAREMORRIS SHOW SOCIETY PRESENT 

The All Ireland Pedigre Suckler Type Heifer Championship

Sponsored by: Claremorris Agricultural Show 
Prize Fund: €1200

RULES AND CONDITIONS

Qualifying Shows

Arva
Athlone
Ballyvourney
Bandon
Clarecastle
Corofin
Corrandulla
Dundalk
Erris
Fingal
Finn Valley
Gorey
Grange
Inishowen
Longford
Oldcastle
Riverstown

Final: Claremorris Show - Sunday 6th August 2017

All-Ireland Junior Commercial Calf Championship 2017 - Bonniconlon

 BONNICONLON SHOW Ltd PRESENT

 The €2,200 All-Ireland Junior Commercial Calf Championship 

Sponsored by Archers of Ballina

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 Prize Fund €2,200


 Rules and Conditions

  • The competition is open to Male & Female non-pedigree calves.
  • Male Calf must be under 250Kg,  Female Calf must be under 200Kg, 
  • Scales will be provided on show day, Weight will be strictly adhered to
  • No restriction on number of calves exhibited by individual owners.
  • Ist, 2nd & 3rd Prize winning Calves in this competition will not be allowed compete in other classes the Show
  • Direct entry to Bonniconlon Show Secretary Entry Fee €12

  First prize  €500; 2nd  €300; 3rd €200;  4th €150;  5th & 6th €100; 7th, 8th & 9th €75; 10th, 11th & 12th €50.

 FINAL: BONNICONLON SHOW Monday 7th August 2017

 

All-Ireland Senior Commercial Calf Championship 2017 - Bonniconlon

BONNICONLON SHOW Ltd PRESENT 

The €2,200 All-Ireland Senior Commercial Calf Championship 

Sponsored by Thomas  Archers Builders Providers Ballina, Kiernan Milling Longford & Stewarts Millers Boyle Co Roscommon.

Prize Fund €2,200 

Rules and Conditions

  • The competition is open to Male & Female non-pedigree calves.
  • Male Calf must be between 250Kg & 400 Kg
  • Female Calf must be between 200Kg & 350 Kg
  • Scales will be provided on show day, Weight will be strictly adhered to
  • No restriction on number of calves exhibited by individual owners.
  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd Prize winning Calves in this competition will not be allowed compete in other classes the Show
  • Direct entry to Bonniconlon Show Secretary      

 

Entry Fee €12

First prize  €500; 2nd  €300; 3rd €200; 4th €150; 5th & 6th €100; 7th, 8th & 9th €75; 10th, 11th & 12th €50.

 

FINAL: BONNICONLON SHOW- Monday 7th August 2017

 

The All Ireland Suckler Heifer Championship 2017 - Swinford

THE IRISH SHOWS ASSOCIATION & SWINFORD SHOW SOCIETY PRESENT

 The All Ireland Suckler Heifer Championship

Qualifying Shows

Ardara
Arva
Athlone
Ballinamore
Bandon
Bonniconlon
Castleblayney
Clarecastle
Claremorris
Clonmany
Corrandulla
Crossmolina
Ennistymon
Erris
Finn Valley
Granard
Grange
Inishowen
Kildysart
Longford
Manorhamilton
Midleton
Oldcastle

 Final: Swinford Show - Saturday 19th August 2017

The All Ireland Simmental X Heifer Championship 2017 - Bonniconlon

BONNICONLON SHOW PRESENT

 The VK Agri recycling  All Ireland  Simmental X Heifer  Championship Final

in association with Bonniconlon Show and the Irish Simmental Cattle Society.  

JOINTLY SPONSORED  BY; BONNICONLON SHOW LTD, SIMMENTAL CATTLE  SOCIETY AND V.K. AGRI  RECYCLING.  

PRIZE FUND € 1,500

RULES AND CONDITIONS

Section A Simmental X Maiden / In-calf Heifer for heifers 500+kgs
Section B Simmental X Yearling Heifer for heifers between 400 – 500kgs
(A) All entries to Show SI or SIX on their NID Card
(B) Where a NID Card is re issued, proof of the original registration must accompany the NID card to the Show.
(C) All entries must have a Simmental sire recorded on the DAFF Database.
(D) All entries must be available to be DNA typed prior to entry into the Show ring for Judging

Direct Entry to Bonniconlon Show. 

1st, 2nd and 3rd placed animals in this competition will not be allowed to compete in any other classes at Bonniconlon Show.

Entries to be made direct to the Secretary
Entry Fee €15 before Friday 28th July, 2017.

FINAL: BONNICONLON SHOW - Monday 7th August 2017

 

All Ireland Beef Bullock Championship 2017 - Strokestown

THE IRISH SHOWS ASSOCIATION & STROKESTOWN SHOW SOCIETY PRESENT

 Nutrias Animal Feed 
Beef Bullock All Ireland Championship
Sponsored by The Sweeney Family, Corrigeen, Strokestown

 

 

RULES AND CONDITIONS

1. Entry By Direct Entry to Strokestown Show
2. Animals must have no more than 2pernament teeth on show Day.
3. All animals must be led by a competent adult.
5. Animals entered in this Championship may not enter any other classes
These rules should be read in conjunction with the Irish Shows Association Rules.

Entry Fee: Direct Entry €30

PRIZES:   1st €800 2nd €400 3rd €250 4th €125 5th to End €50

PLEASE NOTE;
2018 Rules may be amended to keep in line with current market demands.

Final:  Strokestown Show Saturday 9th September 2017 

Commerical Beef Bullock or Non Pedigree Beed Heifer All Age Any Breed Championship 2016 - Tinahely

TINAHELY AGRICULTURAL SHOW SOCIETY LTD PRESENT

 The Darcy Sands Commercial Championship

 Sponsored by: Darcy Sands, the Sand People, Coolruss, Tinahely.  Prize Fund €2500

Beef Bullock or non Pedigree Beef Heifer All Age Any Breed

 RULES AND CONDITIONS

1. Entries to be made direct to the Secretary of Tinahely Show 0402-34922 or email tinahelyshow@eircom.net on or before July 13th.

2. Animals can be of any breed or age.

3. A competent adult must lead all animals.

4. Entry forms are available from Secretary, Tinahely Show.

5. Cattle identity cards to be available for inspection on show day.

6. These rules should be read in conjunction with the General I.S.A. rules.

PRIZES:   1st €1,000 & Sash; 2nd €600; 3rd €400; 4th €200; 5th €150; 6th €100; 7th €50.

ENQUIRIES TO: SECRETARY TINAHELY SHOW

PHONE 0402/34922 EMAIL- TINAHELYSHOW@EIRCOM.NET

FINAL: Tinahely ShowAUGUST Monday 1st

It is the responsibility of Exhibitors to fill in correct documentation and forward relevant fees to enable them enter this competition.

 

 

Beef Bullock Championship 2017 - Oldcastle

OLDCASTLE SHOW SOCIETY  PRESENT 

The Oldcastle Beef Bullock Championship 

Sponsored by: Carnaross Livestock Mart.

RULES AND CONDITIONS

1.  The competition is confined to young beef bullocks having no permanent teeth on day of show.

2.  Direct Entry to Oldcastle Show

3.  These rules should be read in conjunction with the Irish Shows Association Rules

 Entry Fee:  €25

 PRIZES:   1st : €400;  2nd: €300;  3rd: €200;  4th: €100;  5th to end of line: €60     

Final: OLDCASTLE SHOW Sunday 16th July 2017

Munster Pedigree Beef Bull Calf Championship 2017 - Dunmanway

Dunmanway Agricultural Society Ltd

Present

The Lehane & Associates Auctioneers & Valuers Dunmanway  

Munster Pedigree Beef Bull Calf Championship Open to all Beef Breeds

Rules and Conditions

1  The championship is open to Pedigree Beef Bull Calves, Born on or after the 31st August 2016.

2  No restriction on number of animals exhibited by any individual owner.

3  Entries in this championship may compete in other classes at Dunmanway  Show.

4  All Animals must enter ring without rosettes.

5 Judging will be by the Score Card System.

6 These Rules should be read in conjunction with the General I.S.A. Rules and Dunmanway Show Rules.

Entry Fee €12

PRIZES Champion: €250 / Sash & The Lehane Family Kilronan Perpetual Cup; 2nd  €150; 3rd  €100; 4th  €60; 5th  €40

Entries direct to Secretary Dunmanway Show

Closing date for receipt of entries is Friday 16th June of June 2017

Championship -Dunmanway Show - Sunday 2nd July 2016

The Derek Rothwell Young Stockperson of the Year Championship 2017 - Tinahely

THE IRISH SHOWS ASSOCIATION  & TINAHELY SHOW SOCIETY PRESENT 

The Derek Rothwell Memorial Young Stockperson of the Year Championship

RULES AND CONDITIONS

1.   The competition is open to boys and girls who have not attained their 15th birthday by show day.  Proof of age will be requested.

2.   Animals can be of any breed (pedigree or non pedigree beef or diary) and must be leading.

3.   Animals must be under 12 months of age on the day of final.

4.   Animals do not have to be the property of the entrant however a brief interview on knowledge of the animal will be conducted on show day.

5.   An adult may aid an exhibitor if deemed necessary.

6.   Calf identity cards to be available for inspection on show day. 

7.   Entries to be made direct to the Secretary of Tinahely show on or before 14th July.  The prescribed entry form to be counter signed by a parent or guardian.

8. These rules should be read in conjunction with the general ISA rules.

It is the responsibilty of Exhibitors to fill in the correct documentation and forward relevant fees to enable them enter this competition.

The competition will be judged as follows:

1. The ability to handle and present the animal to its best advantage in the Show Ring. 40 marks.

2. General knowledge about the animal itself, inlcuding its feeding, breeding etc. 30 marks.

3. Personal presentation of stock person. 20 marks.

4. Presentation of the animal. 10 marks.

PRIZES: 1st €500, Sash and the Rothwell Family Trophy.

2nd €400; 3rd €300; 4th €200; 5th €100; 6th €100 7th to end of line €40  Entry Fee €10

ROSETTES TO ALL EXHIBITORS

Please Note:  NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED ON SHOW DAY.

Entry Fee €10 - enquiries to Tinahely Show Secretary 0402-34922 Email tinahelyshow@eircom.net

Final: Tinahely Show – Monday 7th August 2017

Young Stockperson of the Year 2017 - Swinford

THE IRISH SHOWS ASSOCIATION  & SWINFORD SHOW SOCIETY PRESENT 

The Swinford Young Stockperson of the Year

RULES AND CONDITIONS

1. The competition is open to boys and girls who have reached the age of 12 years on 1st August 2016 and who have not reached the age of 17 years by that date. Evidence of date of birth may be requested.
2. Entries to be made direct to the Secretary of SWINFORD SHOW on the pre-scribed entry form. Entry form should be completed in full, solely by the entrant and should be lodged with the Secretary of Swinford Show on or before Tues-day 9th August 2016 with a fee of €10.
3. Animals must be under 12 months of age on the day of final.
4. Animals do not have to be the property of the entrant. Entrants are advised to choose an animal with the best potential to demonstrate their skills of grooming and showing.
5. Animals must accompanied by cattle identity card / passport and be presented to the judge on show morning unwashed and ungroomed for initial inspection whereupon each participant will be briefed regarding correct procedure to follow.
6. The use of mechanised washers is not allowed for animals competing in this class.
7. Entry forms should be counter signed by a parent or guardian or a local show offi-cer.
8. Entry forms are available on www.swinfordshow.com
9. These rules should be read in conjunction with the general ISA rules for 2016 and Swinford Show Society rules.

The competition will be judged as follows:

 1.  Presentation of entry form. Personal presentation of stockperson, including appropriate dress code and behaviour during preparation and showing of  the animal: 100 marks

2.  The ability to wash, clean, dry and present the animal for Judging: 150 marks

3.  Stock judging—the ability to judge and place a group of animals and  articulate reason for placing: 150 marks

4.  General Knowledge about the animal husbandry and the livestock industry: 100 marks

5. The ability to handle the animal and present it to its best advantage in the  Show ring: 150 marks

 PRIZES:  1st   €300 and the Andrew Madden Perpetual Cup; 2nd € 200; 3rd €150; 4th €125; 5th €100 6th—15th €50

Final: Swinford Show – Saturday 19th August 2017

Aldi-ABP Irish Angus All Ireland Bull Calf Championship 2017 - Iverk

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