Note: These rules may be revised from time to time. Shows will be informed of any changes.
Shows wishing to participate in the Championships and be eligible to hold qualifiers must:
RECOMMENDATION FOR CATTLE CLASSES
After a number of submissions from affiliated shows on the judging of calves and the need to have them judged by weight rather than by age at Shows. The Irish Show Association Cattle Sub Committee have put forward the following recommendation on use of live weight for calf classes eg Calves under 12 months not to exceed 460kg; Autumn born calves and calves under 6 months should not exceed 320kg.
Another suggestion is to use no more than 1.7kg live weight gain per day from the birth date to the show date. This proposal would also be suitable for interbreed pedigree calf championships.