Rules & Regulations

Kenilworth & District Agricultural Society SHOWING RULES AND CONDITIONS

 

       I.Exhibits in all Classes must be the bona-fide property of the exhibitors, and must be in their possession and ownership at the date fixed for the closing of entries.

       2.It shall be left to the discretion of the Judges whether a third prize be awarded in classes where there are less than four entries and a second prize where there are less than three entries.

The Society reserves the right to amalgamate or cancel any class or classes in the event of insufficient entries being received.

       3.The decisions of the Judges shall be final. Objections of any kind must be made in writing and delivered to the Secretary, together with a deposit of £25 for each objection, within one hour of the Judges' decision being given on the day of the show. Such objections to be considered by the Committee, or a quorum            of the same, and their decision to be final. The deposit to be forfeited if the objection be deemed frivolous.

       4.The Committee do not hold themselves responsible for any loss or accident of any kind that may arise on the Show Ground, involving exhibitors or exhibitor’s property.

       5. Each Animal must be in the charge of an attendant and suitably haltered, and must stand against its number as catalogued, and all attendants will be required to conform to any rules and regulations the Committee may deem expedient to enforce. Exhibitors are required to provide 2 LEADERS for each BULL                over 9 months old.

       6. Livestock considered not to be under control, in the view of the Chief Steward, will be asked to leave the Showground, forfeiting their entry fees and other fees paid.

       7.All animals must be on the Showground by 9.00 a.m. and must not leave the Showground until after the Grand Parade.

       8.Any exhibitor sending an animal to the Show knowing the same to be suffering from a contagious disease may be expelled from the Society. Exhibitors are reminded that the Society will accept no responsibility for animals which contract any disease, as the result of exhibition at the Show.

  1. All Stock must be paraded when and where required. First, Second and Third prize-winners in all Livestock Classes (other than Sheep) are required to appear in the Grand Parade. Failure to do so (except in exceptional circumstances and with the Chief Steward's consent) may result in forfeiture of prize money and trophies)

  2. The Stewards reserve the right of refusing any entry into the Show ring.

  3. An exhibitor cannot act as Judge's Steward in any Class in which he has an entry.

  1. All entries must be made on the official entry form and full particulars of each exhibit including sire and dam where applicable to be completed. No animal to win more than two first prizes excepting Championships and Specials. Winners of Championships in Horse Classes must be passed sound by the Society's Veterinary Surgeon.

  2. All Challenge Cups must be returned to the Secretary by not later than 31st March 2020.

  3. The Committee will not be responsible for any error, which may appear in the Catalogue, or for any entry being made in the wrong Class.

  4. Entries close finally on 10th May 2017. It will greatly assist the Committee and Secretary if entries are sent at least one week before this date. Late Entries cannot be accepted.

  5. The stewards of the Society reserve the right to have any animal examined by a veterinary surgeon, who may take samples of any body fluids for the purposes of laboratory testing to establish if any substance which is not considered a normal nutrient has been administered to the animal. If any examination or tests prove positive, then the facts will be reported to the Council of the Society and to any appropriate breed Society or other organisation.

  6. Kenilworth Show reserves the right to amalgamate classes in the event of a minimum of five entries per class from three exhibitors.

  7. All entry fees must be paid with entry form. Any Cheques returned from the bank will result in additional £5 admin charge plus any bank fees.

  8. PASSES: Vehicles carrying livestock and their accompanying attendants will be admitted free of charge therefore no passes will be issued. Livestock attendants travelling separately to the livestock vehicle may apply in advance for a vehicle pass.

 

  1. KENILWORTH & DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY IS A COMPANY LTD. BY GUARANTEE WITH CHARITABLE STATUS. THE ARTICLES AND MEMORANDUM ARE AVAILABLE TO VIEW BY MEMBERS BY ARRANGEMENT, AT THE COMPANY’S REGISTERED OFFICE AT

16 Easenhall Road, Harborough Magna, Rugby, Warks. CV23 0HU

 

MOVEMENT OF ANIMALS TO AGRICULTURAL SHOWS

 PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE RULES RELATING TO ANIMAL MOVEMENTS

PASSPORTS WILL BE REQUIRED, AND STAMPED BY K.A.D.A.S.

FULL BIOSECURITY MEASURES ARE TO BE STRICTLY ADHERED TO

Cattle are exempt from pre show TB movement testing as

  • NO CATTLE WILL BE HELD ON THE SHOWGROUND FOR 24 HRS OR MORE FROM THE TIME OF ARRIVAL OF THE FIRST CATTLE AT THE SHOWGROUND
  • NO CATTLE ARE TO BE HOUSED I.E. IN A COVERED AREA WITH SIDES – THIS INCLUDES MARQUEES
CORRECT AS OF FEBRUARY 2019

 

KENILWORTH & DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY LIVESTOCK VETERINARY REQUIREMENTS

CATTLE:

The Society regrets that it is not possible to receive Livestock exhibits prior to the day of the show, except in exceptional circumstances and with the Secretary's permission.

The Society's Veterinary Officer will be present on the showground for the duration of the show. In any case concerning the health of an animal the decision of the Society's Veterinary Officer shall be final.

EVERY EXHIBITOR OF LIVESTOCK shall be liable to pay to the Society a sum not exceeding £25.00 as and for liquidating damages for each and every animal sent for Exhibition which, in the opinion of any of the Society's Veterinary Officer is showing any symptoms of contagious or infectious disease. An animal accepted for entry must not be consigned to the Showground if either it or the herd to which it belongs becomes subject to movement restrictions served by any Officer of the Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture for Scotland, the Local Authority or the Police.

CATTLE:

Must be from Herds which are free from restrictions imposed under

  1. The Tuberculosis Order 1964
  2. The Brucellosis Orders

NOTE:

NEITHER THE SOCIETY NOR IT'S OFFICERS shall in any way be responsible or accountable for anything that may happen, from any cause or circumstance to Exhibitors, their servants, exhibit, vehicle, crate, package, or any other article or thing brought to the Show or attributable in any way to the Society's Show.

Each Exhibitor shall be solely responsible for any consequential or other loss, injury, damage done to or occasioned by, or arising from any animal or article exhibited by him and for its description in the Catalogue and shall indemnify the Society against all legal or other proceedings in regard thereto. Exhibitors shall be responsible for the behaviour of their servants and for the consequences of any misconduct of such servants.

N.B.   Exhibitors are asked to bring their own portable milking machines. A limited amount of straw will be available

Advice About Cattle Passports

Cattle Passports will be required and need to be officially stamped by the Society. Relevant numbers and bar codes for stock will be issued on the day of the Show.

Holding Number for Car Park 1, Stoneleigh Park

43/139/8014

THE CHALLENGE POINTS CUP

Won outright by H.M. The Queen in 1983 and graciously re-presented by Her Majesty for further competition.

Won outright by A. A. and M. Knowles in 1992 and generously re-presented for further competition.

Won outright by Barnowl Jersey Stud in 1999 and generously re-presented for further competition

Will be awarded to:

The Exhibitor gaining the most points in the Cattle & Sheep Classes Points awarded as follows

1st Prize...................................       5 points

2nd Prize.......................……….       3 points

3rd Prize….......…....................       1 point

 

The Winner to hold the Cup for one year.

 

WINNERS:
1980                C.J.Thomas
1981                H.M. The Queen
1982                H.M. The Queen
1983                H.M. The Queen
1984                Miss H. M. Martin
1985                K.Cartwright, I Litchfield & A.A. Knowles
1986                Mr & Mrs R. W. Adams, & A. A. Knowles
1987                Mr & Mrs. R. W. Adams
1988                C.Window
1989                Mr & Mrs R. W. Adams
1990                A.A. & M. Knowles
1991                Barnowl Jerseys
1992                A.A. & M. Knowles (Won outright)
1993                 D.J.Liggins
1994                 Mrs J.Bury
1995                 Mrs J. Bury
1996                 Barnowl Jerseys
1997                Barnowl Jerseys
1998                Messrs. T. Booth & D. Bell
1999                Barnowl Jerseys
2000                J.R.S. & C. Burrows
2003                D. Eglin
2004                M.J. & J.A. Pinny
2005                Barnowl Jerseys
2006                Barnowl Jerseys
2007                Mr P Tait
2008                Messrs. T. Booth & D. Bell
2009                Mr P Tait
2010                Mr P Tait
2011-15           Messrs Fountaine 
2016                Mr P Tait
2017                Mr P Tait
2018                Mr D Davies

 

WINNING COLOURS

 

Supreme Champion…………………………….

Gold Red and Blue

Reserve Supreme Champion…………………

Gold and Blue

Champion…………………………..……………

Red, White & Blue

Reserve Champion…………………………….

Blue & White

Cup……………………………………………….

Purple

First ………………………………………..…….

Red

Second ……………………………………….…

Blue

Third …………………………………………….

Yellow

Fourth ……………………………………….….

Green

 

 

 

 

TROPHIES

 

Engraving                    The Society will undertake engraving.

 

Cleaning                      It is the responsibility of winners of trophies to ensure that they are returned in clean condition fit for presentation to the next holder. The Society will look to the holder for the cost of professional cleaning when this is not done.

Return                         It is the responsibility of the holder to arrange the return of trophies to the Secretary by the date specified - 31st March 2020

Loss or damage          Should be reported in writing to the Secretary as soon as discovered so that remedial action may be taken before the Trophy is to be awarded again.

Presentation                Specific Trophies will be presented in the Grand Ring at the end of the Parade. Remaining Trophies may be collected from the Secretary’s office not later than 5 p.m. on Show Day. The Secretary cannot undertake delivery after this time unless prior arrangement is made.

             Trophies not collected will remain with the Society.

 

Prize money to be collected on show day Between 3 – 5 pm only

Prize Card must be presented to the Livestock Secretary.

Uncollected monies will be forfeited.

 

 

 

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