SCHEDULE OF LIVESTOCK

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2017-Livestock-Schedule

Bath & West Shows Limited

Registered in England & Wales with No. 8680261

SCHEDULE OF LIVESTOCK

for

Cattle, Pigs & Sheep

Royal Bath and West Show

Shepton Mallet

Wednesday 31 May to Saturday 3 June 2017

ENTRIES CLOSE:

Postal

Online

Beef Cattle and Dexter Cattle 9 April 16 April

Pigs & Sheep 9 April 16 April

Dairy Cattle and Dairy Calves 4 May 11 May

LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

ENTER ON-LINE at www.bathandwest.com

Chief Executive: Rupert Cox

THE SHOWGROUND, SHEPTON MALLET, SOMERSET BA4 6QN

Telephone: 01749 822209/822214

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INDEX

Beef:

Dairy:

Pigs:

Provisional Programme of Judging 15

Best Presented Stalls - Beef 16

Beef Classes 17 to 35

Beef Calf Show 38

Team Challenge – Beef 41

Beef Showmanship 42

Heifer Sweepstake 43

Best Presented Stalls - Dairy 46

Provisional Programme of Judging 44

Dexter Classes 47

Dairy Classes 48 to 52

Team Challenge – Dairy 54

Dairy Showmanship 55

Dairy Calf Show 57

Heifer Sweepstake 58

Provisional Programme of Judging 59

Best Presented Pens 60

Breed Classes 61 to 70

Young Pig Handler 71

Pig Pairs 72

Kune Kune Classes 75

Sheep:

Provisional Programme of Judging 76

Best Presented Pens 78

Commercial Lamb 79

Sheep Showmanship 109

Breed Classes 81 to 104

Performance Recorded Ram 105

Wool on the Hoof 106 to 108

Fleece 108

Sweepstake 108

Group of Six 109

Royal Bath & West Show Conditions and Regulations 4 to 14

Facilities for Exhibitors 3

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FACILITIES FOR CATTLE EXHIBITORS

Accommodation:

Twin bedded rooms are available for CattleExhibitors in the permanent cattle buildings.

Individual beds can be booked for the period of show (4 nights) at a cost of £24 including VAT.

A room (two beds) can be booked for the period of the show (4 nights) at a cost of £48 including VAT.

The number of cubicle beds is limited and available on a first come first served basis.

If you book a single bed you will be sharing a room.

The Cattle Buildings also incorporate a room for preparing tea and coffee and cloakroom facilities including

showers.

Caravans:

Caravans for Stock Exhibitors can be parked in the Stock Caravan Park free of charge for the period of the

Show. Please request the necessary pass to gain access to the camping area.

No electricity provided.

Caravans must be parked at least 5 metres apart.

Generators:

Silent generators are permitted, but are only to be used between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm

Stockmen’s Supper

The Show also invites all Stock Exhibitors sleeping on the Showground to a Supper on Thursday, the second

day of the Show.

Tickets will be available from the Stock Office on payment of £5, which will NOT BE REFUNDED

Discount Meal Vouchers

The Show will issue to exhibitors with stock forward, vouchers offering a discount against the cost of food on

Friday night as well as discount vouchers for Saturday morning.

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CONDITIONS AND REGULATIONS

GENERAL

SHOWGROUND HOLDING NUMBER: 36/225/8000-01

RECEPTION OF ANIMALS

The Showground will be open for the reception of animals as follows:

MONDAY

By prior arrangement only.

TUESDAY 8:00am to 8:00pm All stock and animals for exhibition on

Trade Stands (except Commercial lambs)

WEDNESDAY 7:00am to 7:30am Commercial Lambs.

FRIDAY 6:00pm to 8:00pm Dairy Calves.

Animals not in the Showground by these times will be liable to be refused entry.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF EXHIBITORS AND THEIR STOCK ATTENDANTS

1. Exhibitors or their Stock attendants must be competent and take total responsibility of their stock at all

times whilst on the Showground. All persons in charge of exhibits will be required to parade or exhibit

the animals in their charge at times as directed by the Stewards of the Show. Stock attendants must be

in attendance at least a quarter of an hour before the time appointed for exhibiting the animals under

their charge in the Show Rings. No Stock attendants shall be allowed to lead more than one animal at a

time in the Judging Rings or Main Ring.

Exhibitors will be held responsible for the behaviour of their Stock Attendants and for the consequences

of any misconduct. Stock Attendants entering the Judging Rings and the Main Ring must be dressed to

comply with the bio-security regulations.

2. Every exhibit must be the bona fide property of the Exhibitor at the time of entry. In the event of the death

of an Exhibitor between the date of entry and the date of the Show, the executors of the deceased will

be deemed to be the Exhibitor. If an animal is sold after the date of entry the change of ownership must

be notified to the Entries Office. A substitution fee of £5 + VAT will be made for each such alteration.

An entry made by a partnership cannot be entered in the Exhibitor Bred class unless the animals or

groups of animals are owned and bred by the same partnership.

i) An animal is defined as Exhibitor Bred if the prefix of the animal is that registered to the Exhibitor,

and the Exhibitor was the registered owner/joint owner of the dam at the time of birth and

registration.

ii)

An animal born as a result of embryo transfer is deemed "Exhibitor Bred" if at the time of embryo

collection the donor female was in sole or joint ownership of the Exhibitor. (See also Regulation

26(c)(iii)).

3. All exhibits and persons in charge of such exhibits will be subject to the Orders, Regulations and Rules

of the Show. The Stewards have the power to remove from the Showground the Stock or property

belonging to, and to cancel the admission ticket of any Exhibitor who infringes any of the Regulations or

Conditions of the Show, or who refuses to comply with any instructions given by the Stewards, without

any responsibility attaching to them in consequences of such removal.

4. Except in the case of death or personal injury caused by negligence of the Show, its servants or agents,

the Show will not be responsible for death, injury, disease, damage or loss caused to any Exhibitor or to

his or her servant or agent or to any animal, article, plant, machinery or thing of whatever nature brought

onto the Showground.

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5. The Exhibitor shall indemnify the Show against, and take full responsibility for all claims, damages and

expenses whatsoever in any way arising out of the presence of the Exhibitor, his servants, agents,

exhibits, vehicles or equipment on the Showground.

6. Any infringement of any of these regulations or conditions will subject the Exhibitor to a fine of £50, and

to the forfeiture, by order of the Show, of any prize to which he may be entitled (in addition to all other

consequences attaching to such infringement). The Show reserves to itself the right to inform other

Agricultural Associations of such decisions.

7. Acceptance of the foregoing provisions shall be condition of entry. Please note that CCTV is in operation.

HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS

8. All livestock exhibitors should ensure they have adequate Public Liability Insurance cover.

9. Exhibitors are reminded that they must conform to the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work

Act 1974 and other relevant Health and Safety legislation. Exhibitors must also comply to The Equalities

Act 2010 (formerly The Disability and Discrimination Act; the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005;

the Health Act 2006 incorporating the Smokefree Legislation.

10. Smoking is prohibited in the Stock lines and all Buildings. Environmental Health Officers and Trading

Standard Officers will be in attendance at the Show and have the authority to take appropriate

enforcement action.

11. No oil, cooking stove or barbecue of any description must be used in the Stock Lines and anyone found

offending, will be dealt with in accordance with Regulation 6.

12. All electrical equipment being used on the showground must have a current Safety Test Certificate and

be in a safe condition. Electrical sockets must not be overloaded.

13. iphone/ipod and other appliance chargers must not be left plugged in and charging in sleeping

accommodation or cattle lines unattended.

14. All Gas appliances coming onto Showground must have a current Gas Safety Inspection report/certificate

completed by a Gas Safe Registered Engineer.

15. Designated clipping points must be used. The use of electrical appliances with long leads which traverse

the floor of the building is prohibited. Extension leads may only be used uncoiled.

16. In the event of it being necessary to evacuate any structure in the event of fire or other emergency,

please follow the instructions of the Show Incident Officers on site or Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue

Services Fire Officers. Do not re-enter the building/structure unless authorised to do so by the Show

Incident Officers or a Fire Officer.

17. All vehicles containing living accommodation must be fitted with a fire extinguisher.

18. The Cattle lines will be closed to the general public whilst animals are being moved for judging or Grand

Parade. Wheelchairs or prams will not be allowed in the stock lines at these times.

19. Livestock Exhibitors are reminded that the show environment can be upsetting for livestock, even those

of normally placid temperament. Livestock with unstable or aggressive temperament should not be

brought to the Showground. When in the opinion of the Officers, the Stewards, the Police or enforcement

authorities, an animal's behaviour poses an immediate threat to the people in its vicinity, the Show

reserves the right to take appropriate action to mitigate the threat. The Show, its employees, servants

and agents shall stand absolved from any obligation to make good any loss or damage suffered as a

consequence of enacting this regulation.

20. USE OF EXTERNAL ELECTRIC/PETROL GENERATORS ON THE SHOWGROUND OR IN ANY OF

THE CAR/LORRY PARKS IS PROHIBITED.

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COMPETENCE OF EXHIBITORS

21. All Exhibitors must have the physical ability, relevant experience and be competent to handle the animal

in their charge at all times. Handlers must be in good health and properly trained in safe work methods

(HSE AIS35 Housing and Handling Cattle).

It is a condition of entry that all stock handlers, and especially children, should only handle animals where

they have the necessary strength and experience to cope with the said animal. Children must always be

under the direct supervision of, and accompanied by, a competent adult.

ANIMAL WELFARE

22. Bath and West Shows Limited expects all Exhibitors to observe best practice at all times.

TRANSIT OF ANIMALS

23. From January 2007 Welfare in Transport Regulation (EC) no. 1/2005 will apply. NOTE: It will be an

offence to transport any female animal for whom 90% or more of the gestation period has already passed

or female animals that have given birth in the previous week.

24. Exhibitors transporting animals over 65kms will require an Animal Transporter Authorisation and as from

January 2008 it is a legal requirement to have a Certificate of Competence for transporting animals over

65kms (please check with your local authority).

BIOSECURITY

25. The Show is licensed by DEFRA in accordance with the requirements of the Animal Gatherings England

Order 2010. All animal attendants are asked to co-operate by observing the Bio-Security rules. The

animal areas should be kept clean and free from faecal contamination. Attendants should wear protective

clothing and footwear capable of being disinfected whilst in the animal area. When leaving the animal

area, attendants should remove protective clothing, wash their hands and ensure that footwear is clean

and disinfected. When Showing or attending Parades, clean white coats or "Breed Uniforms" should be

worn and suitable footwear capable of disinfection. (No Trainers)

ENTRIES

26. a) Entries may be made:

On the printed form obtained from the Entries Office OR

On downloaded entry forms from the website (www.bathandwest.com) OR

Enter online at www.bathandwest.com.

Entries must be received in the Entries Office by the closing date. If an animal is entered in more than

one class this must be clearly stated. Please Note: Condition of entry is that all Exhibitors’ names and

addresses will be printed in the Catalogue

b) Dairy Cattle Only

i) Individual cattle entries, pair entries and group entries must be received in the Entries

Office not later than 4 May (Postal) or 11 May (Online), together with the correct fee.

c) All Other Cattle

i) Individual cattle entries, pair entries and group entries must be received in the Entries

Office not later than 9 April (Postal) or 16 April (Online), together with correct fees.

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iii)

An animal may be substituted for any other in the same breed and same class only.

Full written details of all such substitutions must then be received not later than 16 May.

Substitutions will not appear in catalogue.

No exhibitor is permitted to exhibit more than two animals in any one class which are the

result of an embryo transfer from the same parentage.

d) Showmanship - animals must have competed in breed classes at the show.

Every Exhibitor or Competitor is requested to examine carefully the list of Prizes and Conditions, as

he/she will be held responsible for the correctness of his/her Certificate of Entry. An Exhibitor omitting

to give information asked for on the entry form with regard to age, breeder, name, sire, dam, etc. of an

animal, will be liable to have his/her entry disqualified.

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If an Exhibitor or Competitor fails, when called upon by the Stewards or Show Officials, to prove the

correctness of his/her Certificate of Entry to their satisfaction, the Entry may be disqualified and any

award made to it cancelled.

FEES

27. The fees payable for Stock entries are clearly shown at the front of each section. Entry Fees will only be

refunded in the event of cancellation of Classes, the loss of accredited status, or a DEFRA order

prohibiting the exhibition of animals at the Show.

28. No Entry will be accepted unless the fee accompanies it, and (if the Exhibitor is a Member of the Royal

Bath & West of England Society) the subscription for the year, unless previously paid.

29. Where a Prize is offered for a pair or pen of animals, a single Entry Fee is payable.

TICKETS

30. Wristbands, which admit to the Showground and all Livestock areas, will be issued to attendants in

charge of Cattle, Sheep and Pigs as follows:

Cattle:

Pigs & Sheep:

Fleece:

Livestock Vehicle Pass:

First animal = 2 badges.

Every subsequent animal = 1 badge up to a maximum of 4

(total of 6 in total) - subject to the discretion of the office.

First animal = 2 badges.

Every subsequent animal = 1 badge up to a maximum of 2

(total of 4 in total) - subject to the discretion of the office.

2 x day tickets

to be used on vehicles carrying livestock only, not private cars and acts as

the ticket for the driver.

CANCELLATION OF CLASSES

31. In the event of the entries in any section of Cattle, Sheep or Pigs, being less in number than three

Exhibitors, the Show reserves the right to either cancel classes for that section for the year and return

the entry fees or amalgamate with other classes or breeds.

32. In the event of entries in a group class being less in number than two, the class will automatically be

cancelled.

33. When, after entry, an animal dies or becomes unfit for exhibition, the Exhibitor will be permitted to

substitute another entry in the same class without payment of any further fee upon affording evidence

of death or illness and furnishing written particulars of the substituted entry in time for the alteration to

be made in the published catalogue.

ANIMALS NOT ENTERED FOR EXHIBITION

34. If any animal is brought into the Showground without having been entered for exhibition, unless prior

consent has been obtained from the Show Manager, then pursuant to Regulation 6, the owner shall be

liable to a fine of up to £50 and to the forfeiture of any prize awarded to him or her.

ROSETTES

35. No animal shall be decorated with colours other than rosettes awarded at the current Show.

TROPHIES

36. Exhibitors wishing to have trophies engraved should do so at their own cost but any engraving must be

similar in size, style and layout to previous engravings to ensure consistency. The Show will seek

reimbursement for the cost of repairing any damage caused to trophies through mishandling or

engraving.

PLACARDS

37. No person will be allowed to fix any placard, or take down any placard in the Showground, without

permission of the Stewards.

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PENNING OF STOCK

38. The Show, its Officers and Servants, will not be liable for any errors that may happen in placing or

penning the stock or articles to be exhibited. The attendants must ensure they are placed and penned

according to their entries. The Show reserves the right to limit the number of pens per exhibitor

per breed.

FODDER

39. Straw. The Show will provide the initial bedding for all stock; subsequent straw from big bales will be

available in the lines each morning.

RECEPTION OF ANIMALS

40. The Showground will be open for the reception of animals as shown on Page 3.

DEPARTURE OF ANIMALS

41. Animal may be:

Loaded from 4:00pm on Saturday

Depart up until 7:30pm on Saturday

REMOVAL OF ANIMALS

42. No animal can be removed from its place in the Showground except at the time stated in this schedule.

LICENSING AND DOCUMENTATION.

43. All animals will be examined by a Veterinary Surgeon.

ANIMALS ENTERING THE SHOWGROUND MUST PRESENT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS AT

THE VETERINARY INSPECTION POINT:

a) CATTLE BCMS Passport. Applies to all cattle, including calves, for show or exhibition. The

Show will electronically record all movements onto and off the Showground. Barcode

labels will be provided for other movements. Exhibitors must ensure that all

previous movements are recorded.

TB Certificates. In line with Reg 73, all cattle must be pre-movement tested and

certificates will be checked upon arrival. Please mark on the lists the specific animals

brought to the show.

b) SHEEP ARAMS 1 Licence. Applies to all Sheep. After completion at the entry gate, the Show

will retain the two copies of entry (the white copy of which will be forwarded to the

Animal Reporting & Movement Service). The yellow copy will be returned to the owner.

MAEDI-VISNA. A completed SAC Sheep Health Scheme Certificate, with a valid expiry

date, will be collected at the Veterinary inspection point.

c) PIGS Exhibitors must ensure that they have a printed copy of the eAML2 "Haulier Summary

Sheet" to be handed in at the Stock Gate on entry to the Showground.

44. ANIMALS LEAVING THE SHOWGROUND MUST PRESENT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS

AT THE DEPARTURE GATE:

a) CATTLE None

b) SHEEP ARAMS 1 Licence. Applies to all Sheep. Exhibitors should ensure relevant section is

completed by a representative of the Show, at the Sheep Stewards’ Office, prior to

departure. The yellow copy will be retained at the Stock Office.

c) PIGS Exhibitor to ensure they have a valid "Haulier Summary Sheet" for transport. From 1

April 2012 only the eAML2 system to be used.

VETERINARY EXAMINATIONS

45. Where the judges are in doubt, as to age or soundness, or where the Stewards may consider it

necessary, the decision of a Veterinary Officer in such cases shall be final and conclusive. Should the

decision be against the animal to which a prize has been awarded, such animals and/or Exhibitor shall

be disqualified from receiving such prize.

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46. Exhibitors shall be liable to pay for all drugs used by the Veterinary Officers in the treatment of their

animals and exhibitors should ensure they have means of payment, either by cash at the time or via card

by contacting the veterinary practice. It is a condition of entry that the Veterinary Officers may on their

own authority give such emergency treatment as they may consider appropriate in the event that the

owner or his representative cannot be found.

ANIMALS RECEIVING TREATMENT

47. The Owner or Exhibitor of an animal entering the Showground within the withdrawal period of any

medication must provide the Veterinary Officer with a written declaration giving full details of the treatment

their animal has received.

DISEASED ANIMALS

48. Every exhibitor shall indemnify the Show against all actions, claims, proceedings and demands by any

person, company or other representative body of whatsoever nature in respect of any matter, directly or

indirectly connected with the bringing onto the Showground of any animal which may have been suffering

from any contagious or infectious disease or which develops such a disease whilst on the Showground

and in addition the Exhibitor shall pay all costs and expenses incurred by the Show in connection with

any such claim. The Show's Veterinary Officers are authorised to refuse permission for any animal to be

admitted to, or to have removed from, the Showground any animals affected with contagious or infectious

disease. The Exhibitor of such animal may obtain a certificate from the Show, stating the nature of such

disease or infection. Concealment of disease will render the Exhibitor liable to disqualification in

accordance with Regulation 6.

RINGWORM

49. Exhibitors are specially cautioned not to send to the Show animals which are suffering from Ringworm

in any stage. Any animal found to be so affected will, on the certificate of the Veterinary Officers, be

disqualified from competition and removed from the Show, and will subject the Exhibitor to a fine not

exceeding £50 in each case.

ORF

50. Exhibitors are especially cautioned not to send to the Show animals which are suffering from Orf in any

stage. Any animal found to be so affected will, on the certificate of the Veterinary Officers, be disqualified

from competition and removed from the Show, and will subject the Exhibitor to a fine not exceeding £50

in each case.

SCAB

51. It is recommended that sheep are treated for Scab a fortnight before the Show.

MALPRACTICES

52. a) If it shall be proved to the satisfaction of the Stewards or Show that an exhibitor or competitor has

knowingly signed an incorrect Certificate, or knowingly given an incorrect pedigree of any animal, or

brought forward an animal whose ear number does not correspond to that on the entry form, or has

attempted to enter any animal or other exhibit or to obtain a prize by any other unfair means at this or

any other Agricultural Society's Shows, or is under exclusion from any Breed Society for fraudulent

practice, the Show may in its absolute discretion cancel all awards made to such exhibitor or competitor,

to disqualify him or her from exhibiting or competing at future Shows of the Company, and to inform

other Agricultural Associations of their action in this respect.

b) The Show will not tolerate the administration to exhibits (entered either for competition or

sale/demonstration) of tranquillisers or other drugs which may in any way affect the performance of the

animals in question to have the effect of making it behave in the Show ring in a manner which is not

natural. In addition, no show animal should receive any veterinary medicinal product without an

accompanying letter of authorisation from the exhibitor's veterinary surgeon which must be on practice

headed paper and include the identification of the animal by ear tag number with the reason for the

medication. The show veterinary surgeon reserves the right to refuse to allow the medication or, if this

is not accepted by the exhibitor, to exclude the animal from the showground.

The Show reserves the right to take any necessary samples. Any person or exhibitor (or his

representative) who is found to have administered or permitted the administration of any such

tranquiliser or drugs to any Show exhibit will be reported to Bath & West Shows Ltd, and dealt with at

their discretion. In addition the matter will be referred to the appropriate Breed Society or Organisation.

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OBJECTIONS

53. Any Exhibitor wishing to lodge an objection, having reference to Livestock exhibited at this Show, must

make the same in writing on a form to be obtained from the Stock Office, and deposit the sum of £50.

If, on investigation, the objection is not sustained to the satisfaction of the Organising Committee, the

sum thus deposited shall, at the discretion of the Committee, be forfeited to the funds of the Show. All

objections must be delivered at the Stock Office in the Showground on the day on which the award is

made, and no objection will be SUBSEQUENTLY received, unless a reason, satisfactory to the

Committee be assigned for the delay.

54. The Disqualifying Committee will consider such objections at a time and place to be fixed by them, at

which time and place any person making an objection must attend or be represented by his/her

authorised agent. The decision of the Disqualifying Committee shall be final.

ADJUDICATION OF PRIZES

JUDGES

55. If, for any reason, a judge is unable to attend the Show or is more than 30 minutes late, the Show reserves

the right to appoint a replacement. Every effort will be made to inform Exhibitors of the change.

56. The judges are instructed as follows:

a) NOT TO AWARD ANY PRIZE OR COMMENDATION TO ANY ANIMAL WHICH CONTRAVENES

THE WELFARE REGULATIONS.

b) To draw the attention of the Stewards to any exhibit that has been improperly prepared for

exhibition or is wrongly entered.

c) If a Judge has presented before him an animal which he has bred, owned or had an interest in

he/she shall place all the other animals in the class and call in the Show's referee to place the animal in

question.

d) To award in every class, in addition to the prize money, Award Rosettes at the Judge's discretion

providing the exhibit is of sufficient merit.

e) In no case, shall a prize be awarded unless the Judge deems the entry to have sufficient merit, and

should the Judge consider the exhibits unworthy of the highest prizes offered, it shall be in their power

to award a lower prize.

f) Immediately after judging each class, to sign the Judge's award sheet, noting any disqualifications.

AWARDS

57. Only the signed awards of the Judges are accepted by the Show as evidence that a prize has been

awarded, and the production of the prize card or the rosette by an Exhibitor will not entitle him/her to the

prize. The Show reserves to itself the right to withhold any prize, if in the opinion of the Stewards, the

conditions and regulations have not been properly complied with, or if, in the opinion of the Judges, there

is insufficient merit.

REFEREE

58. Should any question arise upon which the Judges may desire a further opinion, the Stewards shall

provide them with a Referee.

PAYMENT OF PRIZES

59. All prize money may be collected in cash at the Ice Event Booth, in the Showering Pavilion, on

presentation of the prize money voucher between 08:30hrs and 18:30hrs. Stewards will issue winning

exhibitors with a prize money voucher which can be redeemed on the day. Please see conditions on the

reverse of the prize money voucher.

60. Prize money for Champions and Reserve Champions will be paid by cheque after the Show. Any

exhibitor refusing to parade stock when requested to do so by the Stewards, or who has left the Show

early without first obtaining the permission of the Chief Livestock Steward, will forfeit any such prize

money.

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INTERPRETATION OF REGULATIONS

61. The Show reserves to itself the sole and absolute right to interpret these or any other prescribed

conditions and regulations, or Prize Sheets, and to settle arbitrarily and determine all matters, questions

or difference in regard thereto, or otherwise arising out of, connected with or incident to the Show. Also

to refuse and to cancel any entries, disqualify Exhibitors, prohibit exhibition of entries, vary or cancel

awards of prizes or reserve numbers, and relax conditions, as the Show may deem expedient.

CATTLE

The General Conditions and Regulations of the Show also apply to this Section

HERD BOOKS

62. Every animal entered for competition must be entered or certified as eligible to be entered in the Herd

Book of its Breed, or Grading Register, except where otherwise stated at the top of the breed

classification. All cattle must be ear tagged in accordance with BCMS and ear tags must be clearly

legible. Where an animal is entered by the Exhibitor as eligible for entry in the Herd Book of its Breed,

proof of such eligibility must be given on the entry form. Exhibitors with animals entered in more than one

herd book must stipulate at the time of entry, in which breed they wish to exhibit. All Cattle must be wholly

or partly owned by the person in whose name the entries are made. Exhibitors must have their

registration and milk record certificates available for examination if required.

COWS

63. For the purpose of the Show, all female cattle shall be considered as cows after they have calved a

second time.

IN-CALF ANIMALS

64. A veterinary certificate of confirmed pregnancy by ultrasound or manual palpation (not milk progesterone)

for cows entered in the Beef Dry Cow classes must be available for inspection by the Chief Cattle

Steward at the Show.

CALVING

65. An animal will only be deemed to have had a calf if it has had a natural gestation period.

COWS CALVING AT SHOW

66. Where an animal calves prematurely or aborts it must be returned home together with all other show

animals from the same registered premises immediately after a full range of samples has been taken

(subject to regulation 22).

SECURING OF CATTLE

67. All cattle must be properly secured to the satisfaction of the Officers of the Show on being brought to the

gate of the Showground, or they will not be admitted. All Bulls must have a ring or clamp attached to the

nose and, in the aged class, must be provided with a strong chain.

Bulls aged 10 month and over must be fitted with a nose ring and must be double tied in the lines.

Exhibitors of bulls must also comply with Guidance Note AIS35 issued by the Health and Safety

Executive concerning the safe custody and handling of bulls at Agricultural Shows. All other cattle must

be halter-led whilst in the Showground. Stock attendants are responsible for their own Cattle at all times.

PARADES OF CATTLE

68. All cattle will be required to be paraded as directed by the Stewards. It is especially requested that Stock

Attendants during judging and parades, shall wear white coats or Breed Uniforms and suitable footwear,

capable of being disinfected, or the uniforms as specified by their Breed Society. Exhibitors must ensure

that sufficient Stock Attendants are available to lead all first, second and third prize winning animals for

Cattle Parades.

BREED SOCIETY QUALIFICATIONS

69. All cattle must comply with the qualification standards laid down by the respective Breed Societies, as

shown under the classification for these Breeds. Milk Record and Qualification Certificates must be

available for examination at the Show, if required, and exhibitors must certify on their entry forms that

their entries qualify in accordance with these conditions.

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HEADBOARDS

70. Exhibitors of Cattle must erect headboards giving name, catalogue number and sire of their animals.

Failure to include the catalogue number may result in forfeiture of prize money. Exhibitors of Dairy Cattle

will be permitted to erect headboards giving milk records of their animals with the figures for 305 days

only, not lifetime. Exhibitors of Beef Cattle will also be permitted to erect headboards giving weight

statistics of their animals. Cards for this purpose will be supplied by the Entries Office. The Show will

hold exhibitors entirely responsible for the accuracy of information supplied. Cattle exhibitors will also be

permitted to erect Herd Signs above their animals, but these must not exceed 1m high.

71. No Breed Society stands are to be located in the breed lines.

MILKING ARRANGEMENTS

72. Cattle must be milked in the Dairy and not in the Cattle Buildings. Exhibitors are responsible for ensuring

their milking machine is washed through before use. The Show is no longer able to pay for any milk

produced at the Show.

TB PRE MOVEMENT TESTING

73. ALL Cattle coming to the Show, must have had a pre movement test with a negative result within 60

days of the commencement of the Show.

Calves must be under 42 days of age when leaving the showground to be exempt from pre-movement

testing.

ANTIBIOTICS.

74. Any cow treated with antibiotics 7 days prior to the Show must be milked into a dump bucket and the

milk placed in the tank provided, not into the drainage system. Any Exhibitor or his agent or servant

who in the opinion of the Show has delivered milk to the Dairy containing antibiotics or any other foreign

substance without declaring such to the Dairy Steward in charge shall be liable to compensate the Show

for all the milk contaminated by such delivery.

MALPRACTICES

75. Any artificial contrivance or device of any description found on or proved to have been used on an

animal at any time whilst that animal is in the Showground, either for preventing the flow of milk or for

any other improper purpose, will disqualify that Exhibitor from being awarded a prize, and any prize

awarded to that Exhibitor at the Show prior to discovery will be forfeited. The Owner of the said animal

may be prohibited from again entering Stock for any of the Company's Shows, for such period as the

Company may see fit. For the purpose of this Regulation, the term "improper practice" shall be held to

include setting of teats, and generally any other practice which results in the animals being shown other

than in a natural state, and the Show reserves the right to have all animals inspected at any time

once on the showground, either prior to, during, or after judging. In addition, to ensure there is

compliance with this rule, any Dairy Breed Champion is liable to be routinely inspected by the Show's

Veterinary Officers, immediately after judging.

SHEEP

The General Conditions and Regulations of the Show will also apply to this Section.

SHOW RULES

76. All sheep to be shown in accordance with their respective Breed Society rules (if in place).

FLOCK BOOKS

77. Every animal entered for competition, with exception of those in the Commercial Classes, must be

entered or certified as eligible to be entered in the Flock Book of its Breed. All sheep must also be tagged

or tattooed in accordance with DEFRA requirements and with the rules of their respective Breed

Societies, where such rules exist. Where an animal is entered by the Exhibitor as eligible for entry in the

Flock Book of its Breed, proof of such eligibility must be given on the Entry Form.

PENS OF SHEEP

78. In the classes for pairs or pens of Sheep, the animals in each pen must be of the same flock.

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PARADES OF SHEEP

79. All sheep will be required to be paraded as directed by the Stewards. It is especially requested that Stock

Attendants, in the absence of Breed Uniforms, wear white coats and suitable footwear capable of being

disinfected, at judging and parades. Exhibitors must ensure that sufficient Stock Attendants are available

to lead all first, second and third prize winning animals for Sheep Parades.

TAIL DOCKING

80. The Mutilations (Permitted Procedures) (England) Regulations 2007 Schedule 5.5. In all cases, enough

of the tail must be retained to cover the vulva of a female animal or the anus of a male animal. Sheep

entered for the 2017 Royal Bath & West Show are liable to be inspected on arrival or in the lines by

members of the local Animal Health Trading Standards Service and/or DEFRA Animal Health. Further

enforcement action may be taken by Animal Health Trading Standards in relation to any sheep that are

found to be in breach of welfare legislation. Any sheep which do not comply with the aforementioned

legislation will not be eligible to be shown in the Ring. See regulation 57a.

SCRAPIE

81. Arrangements for an Approved, Unsegregated Sheep Show will apply. All exhibitors must confirm that

all females of all breeds except Dorset Horn & Poll Dorset entered are:-

a) non-pregnant

b) have not lambed within 30 days prior to entry to the Showground

c) not subject to procedures which change the seasonal breeding pattern.

All females of the Dorset Horn & Poll Dorset breeds, and any animal subject to procedures which change

the seasonal breeding pattern, must be accompanied by a declaration signed by the Flock Master/Agent

stating that they are:-

a) non-pregnant

b) have not lambed in the previous 30 days.

MAEDI VISNA ACCREDITED SHEEP

82. Entries will only be accepted from Maedi Visna Accredited Sheep in the Beltex, Charollais, Hampshire

Down, Suffolk, Texel and Zwartbles and Any Other Continental breeds. Separate accommodation will be

provided for both Accredited and Non-Accredited categories of Sheep under the Scottish Agricultural

Colleges (SAC) Sheep and Goat Health Scheme for all other Breeds. Exhibitors must ensure that

certificates are in date.

PIGS

The General Conditions and Regulations of the Show will also apply to this Section.

HERD BOOKS

83. In the Pig Classes every animal entered for competition must be registered in a published volume or

accepted for entry in a forthcoming volume of the appropriate British Pig Association’s Herd Book. (It is

not sufficient for an animal to be "eligible for registration"). Animals registered in a Grading Register of

a Herd Book are not eligible for entry. Ear number, registered name, Herd Book number and date of

birth of each pig must be supplied for printing in the catalogue together with the name of the breeder in

cases where the exhibitor is not also the breeder. All pigs must be ear tagged/tattooed in accordance

with DEFRA regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS - FEMALE PIGS

84. (a) All Breeds

Female Pigs (all breeds) born before 1 January 2016 shall be eligible to compete only if in the six calendar

months prior to the Show they have farrowed, suckled and reared to four weeks of age, a litter of pigs.

(b) Berkshire, British Lop, Gloucestershire Old Spots, Hampshire, Landrace, Large White,

Middle White, Oxford Sandy & Black and Pietrain Breeds.

Female Pigs born on or after 1 January 2016 and before 1 July 2016 shall have produced and reared a

litter of pigs within six months prior to the Show or produced a LIVE litter within twelve weeks of the first

day of the Show.

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(c ) British Saddleback, Duroc and Large Black Breeds.

Female Pigs born on or after 1 January 2016 and before 1 March 2016 shall have farrowed and suckled

a litter of pigs prior to the Show. Female Pigs born on or after 1 March 2016 and before 1 July 2016 shall

farrow within twelve weeks after the first day of the Show.

(d) Tamworth

Female Pigs born on or after 1 January 2016 and before 1 July 2016 shall either have farrowed, suckled

and reared a litter prior to the Show or produced a LIVE litter within six weeks of 1 July 2017.

(e) Welsh Breeds

Female Pigs born on or after 1 January 2016 and before 1 March 2016 shall have farrowed and suckled

a litter of pigs prior to the Show. Female Pigs born on or after 1 March 2016 and before the 1 July 2016

shall farrow before, or within eight weeks after the first day of the Show.

QUALIFICATIONS - BOARS (all Breeds).

85. (a) Boars of two years of age and over (all breeds) must be certified as having sired at least three LIVE

litters within twelve months preceding the day of the Show. The pigs comprising such litters are to have

been litter notified in the British Pig Association's Herd Book or British Lop Society’s Herd Book or proof

of their birth must have been given to the appropriate Association or Society.

(b) Boars aged twelve months or over at the time of exhibition must have their tusks cut prior to the

Show.

All boars must be shown by two competent adult handlers equipped with protective boards.

SOWS WITH LITTER

86. All Pigs exhibited with a Sow shall be her own produce, of the same litter and not exceeding two months

old at the time of the Show.

AMALGAMATION

87. In the event of less than 16 animals being entered, or the number of different exhibitors being less than

3, these classes will be amalgamated.

COLOURING

88. The use of artificial colouring, whitening and/or powder on pigs, as well as the removal or addition of

spots by artificial means is prohibited. (White woodflour is permitted).

New or amended regulations are marked in the margin

By Order of the Show Telephone: (01749) 822200

Chief Executive

www.bathandwest.com

Bath & West Shows Limited

The Showground,

Shepton Mallet, BA4 6QN

Registered in England & Wales No. 8680261

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BEEF

BEEF CATTLE

Judging will take place in the Wyke Farms Cattle Judging Rings

WEDNESDAY 9:30am

Followed by

Followed by

Followed by

Followed by

Native & Continental Beef Breeds.

Native & Continental Commercial Championships.

Beef Calf Classes & Championship

Exhibitor Bred Beef Cattle Championship

Beef Individual Supreme Championship

THURSDAY 9:30am Dairy & Dexter classes

12:30pm Exhibitor Bred Dairy Cattle Championship

Followed by Dairy Individual Supreme Championship

Followed by Junior Bull & Junior Heifer Championships

Followed by Beef Pairs Interbreed Championships

3:30pm Grand Parade

FRIDAY 9:30am Team Challenge - Stock Judging element

- Reasons

- Showing

Followed by Dairy Pairs Interbreed Championships.

Followed by Interbreed Dairy Group Championship

Followed by Interbreed Dairy Breed Society Group Championship

2:00pm Dairy & Beef Junior & Intermediate Showmanship

Followed by Dairy & Beef Senior Showmanship

3:00pm Grand Parade

SATURDAY 9:30am Dairy Calf Classes (2 judges)

Followed by Dairy Calf Pairs Classes and Championship

Followed by Interbreed Beef Groups Championship

Followed by Interbreed Beef Breed Society Group Championship

2:15pm Grand Parade (Groups only)

PRIZES (£)

Individual and Pair Classes

Entries per class 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th

1 to 5 62 42 32 - - -

6 to 8 62 42 32 22 - -

9 to 11 62 42 32 22 12 -

12 or more 62 42 32 22 12 12

Group Classes

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th

1 to 7 62 42 32 - -

8 to 11 62 42 32 22 -

12 or more 62 42 32 22 12

Calf Classes

Entries per class 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th

1 to 5 31 21 16 - - -

6 to 8 31 21 16 11 - -

9 to 11 31 21 16 11 6 -

12 or more 31 21 16 11 6 6

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BEEF

Best Presented Stalls

Beef Cattle Section

Sponsored by

Judging throughout the period of the Show.

Presentation on Friday.

PRIZES: 1st £100; 2nd £75; 3rd £50 plus Gold, Silver & Bronze prize cards.

All cattle exhibitors will be considered for these awards unless they state otherwise. This is an

Interbreed Competition and will be based upon the tidiness and cleanliness of stalls, stock and

stockmen, presentation of any display information.

The Judge will take into account the following:

a) Herd signs and the display of pedigree, production and financial information; about the Herd and

about Stock for sale displayed in a space not exceeding 1 metre wide by 1 metre high for each stall

booked, either as a separate unit or in a continuous run (e.g. four stalls booked would allow for a

continuous run of 4 metres x 1 metre only) per breed. These measurements must include all fixings

and attachments, and nails must not be used to affix the display boards to the pens. This board must

be provided and fixed by the exhibitor and made of any lightweight material. The Backing material will

be allowed to cover the entire length of stalling. Rosettes from other Shows will not be permitted as

part of the display. Flowers and shrubs are not allowed to enhance the appearance of the display.

b) Consideration will be given to the educational content of the display targeted at the general public.

c) General neatness of the stalls throughout the Show.

d) Exhibitors are invited to look upon their stalls as a Herd Display. Advertising material must be

confined to the boards used.

e) Judging will be entirely at the Judge's discretion and based upon more than one visit to the lines.

f) The Judge will take into account the circumstances and variables between stock accommodation.

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Entry Fees:

ABERDEEN ANGUS Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Calum Hillhouse

Judging on: Wednesday

All entries, with the exception of the Steer and Cross Bred Heifer Classes, must be registered as

Pedigree with the Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society.

Class C1 BULL Born before 2016.

Class C2 BULL Born in 2016.

Class C3 COW OR HEIFER In milk or in-calf, born before 2015.

Class C4 HEIFER Born in 2015.

Class C5 HEIFER Born in 2016.

Class C6

Class C7

Class C8

Class C9

GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

Bred by the exhibitor. The animals to be selected from the entries in the classes

above and no exhibitor may enter more than one group in this class. The winning group

qualifies for the Yarner Trophy.

PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor, but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to

be selected from the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than one pair. The

winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pairs Championship.

CROSS BRED HEIFER

Born in 2016, sired by a registered pedigree Aberdeen Angus bull (sire name to be

provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies for the Commercial

Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed Championships.

STEER

Born in 2016, cross bred permitted but must be sired by a registered pedigree

Aberdeen Angus bull (sire name to be provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning

animal qualifies for the Commercial Championships, but will not be eligible for the

Breed or Interbreed Championships.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC1

CC2

For the Champion & Reserve Champion Male

For the Champion & Reserve Champion Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve

Rosettes.

For the Champion & Reserve Champion Female

For the Champion & Reserve Champion Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve

Rosettes.

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CC3

CS1

CS2

For the Champion Aberdeen-Angus

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, The Alan Matthews Challenge Trophy (C26), this

trophy having been won for four years in succession (1997 - 2000) by Glympton Farms

Ltd, has been presented and renamed the Alan Matthews Perpetual Challenge Trophy,

a Prize of £50 and an Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society Champion Sash. Reserve

Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette, a Prize of £25 and an

Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society Reserve Champion Rosette.

For the best Aberdeen Angus

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

Junior Beef

The first prize winning animal from Classes C2 and C5 will be eligible to go forward to

the JUNIOR BULL and JUNIOR HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIPS. Full details of eligibility can

be found in the Junior Beef Interbreed Championship section of the schedule.

Entry Fees:

BEEF SHORTHORN Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Dan Bull

Judging on: Wednesday

All entries, with the exception of the Steer and Cross Bred Heifer Classes, must be registered with the

Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society. Grading register animals are not eligible to be shown.

Class C10 BULL Born before 2016.

Class C11 BULL Born in 2016.

Class C12 COW OR HEIFER In milk or in-calf, born before 2015.

Class C13 HEIFER Born in 2015.

Class C14 HEIFER Born in 2016.

Class C15

Class C16

Class C17

GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

Bred by the exhibitor. The animals to be selected from the entries in the classes above

and no exhibitor may enter more than one group in this class. The winning group

qualifies for the Yarner Trophy.

PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor, but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to

be selected from the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than one pair. The

winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pairs Championship.

CROSS BRED HEIFER

Born in 2016. Must be sired by a registered pedigree Beef Shorthorn bull (sire name to

be provided). Produced for the retail trade. The winning animal qualifiers for the

Commercial Championships but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed

Championships.

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Class C18

STEER

Born in 2016, cross bred permitted but must be sired by a registered, pedigree Beef

Shorthorn bull (sire name to be provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal

qualifies for the Commercial Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or

Interbreed Championships.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC4

CC5

CC6

CS3

CS4

For the Champion & Reserve Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Rosettes.

For the Champion & Reserve Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Rosettes.

For the Champion Beef Shorthorn

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Reserve Champion

- Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor Royal Bath & West Special Rosette.

Junior Beef

The first prize winning animal from Classes C11 and C14 will be eligible to go forward to

the JUNIOR BULL and JUNIOR HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIPS to be held on Friday. Full details

of eligibility can be found in the Junior Beef Interbreed Championship section of the schedule.

Entry Fees:

BELTED GALLOWAY Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mrs Jane Landers

Judging on: Wednesday

Class C19 BULL Born before 2016.

Class C20 BULL Born in 2016.

Class C21 FEMALE In milk or in-calf, born before 2014.

(Should there be insufficient entries, the Show reserves the right to amalgamate this class).

Class C22 FEMALE In milk or in-calf, born in 2014.

(Should there be insufficient entries, the Show reserves the right to amalgamate this class).

Class C23 HEIFER Born in 2015.

Class C24 HEIFER Born in 2016.

Class C25

GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

Bred by the exhibitor. The animals to be selected from the entries in the classes

above and no exhibitor may enter more than one group in this class. The winning group

qualifies for the Yarner Trophy.

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Class C26

PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor, but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to

be selected from the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than one pair. The

winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pairs Championship.

Class C27

Class C28

CROSS BRED HEIFER

Born in 2016, sired by a registered pedigree Belted Galloway bull (sire name to be

provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies for the Commercial

Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed Championships.

STEER

Born in 2016, cross bred permitted but must be sired by a registered pedigree Belted

Galloway bull (sire name to be provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal

qualifies for the Steer Championship, but will not be eligible for the Breed

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC7

CC8

CC9

CS5

CS6

For the Champion Belted Galloway

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Reserve Champion -

Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

For the Champion & Reserve Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Rosettes.

For the Champion & Reserve Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Rosettes.

For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor Royal Bath & West Special Rosette.

Junior Beef

The first prize winning animal from Classes C20 and C24 will be eligible to go forward to

the JUNIOR BULL and JUNIOR HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIP. Full details of eligibility can

be found in the Junior Beef Interbreed Championship section of the schedule.

Entry Fees:

BRITISH BLUE Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Jonty Bellas

Judging on: Wednesday

All entries, with the exception of the Steer and

Cross Bred Heifer Classes, must be registered as

Pedigree with the British Blue Cattle Society.

Class C29 BULL Born before 2016.

Class C30 BULL Born in 2016.

Class C31 COW OR HEIFER In calf or with calf at foot, born before 2015.

Class C32 HEIFER Born in 2015.

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Class C33 HEIFER Born in 2016.

Class C34

Class C35

Class C36

Class C37

GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

Bred by the exhibitor. The animals to be selected from the entries in the classes

above and no exhibitor may enter more than one group in this class. The winning group

qualifies for the Yarner Trophy.

PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor, but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to

be selected from the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than one pair. The

winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pairs Championship.

CROSS BRED HEIFER

Born in 2016, sired by a registered pedigree British Blue bull (sire name to be provided).

Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies for the Commercial

Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed Championships.

STEER

Born in 2016, cross bred permitted but must be sired by a registered pedigree British

Blue bull (sire name to be provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal

qualifies for the Commercial Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or

Interbreed Championships.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC10 For the Champion & Reserve Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

CC11 For the Champion & Reserve Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

CC12 For the Champion British Blue

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler, The Lambside Challenge Cup (C52)

and a Prize of £50. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette and a Prize of £25.

CS7

CS8

For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette.

Junior Beef

The first prize winning animal from Classes C30 and C33 will be eligible to go forward to

the JUNIOR BULL and JUNIOR HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIPS. Full details of eligibility can

be found in the Junior Beef Interbreed Championship section of the schedule.

Bath & West Shows Ltd

would like to acknowledge the support of

Waldegrave Farms Limited

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BEEF

Entry Fees:

BRITISH CHAROLAIS Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Danny Wylie

Judging on: Wednesday

All entries, with the exception of the Steer and Cross Bred Heifer Classes, must be registered as

Pedigree with the British Charolais Cattle Society.

Class C38 BULL Born before 2016.

Class C39 BULL Born in 2016.

Class C40

COW OR HEIFER Born on or before 21 December 2014, in calf or with calf at foot,

having calved within 15 months of the show.

Class C41 HEIFER Born in 2015.

Class C42 HEIFER Born in 2016.

Class C43

Class C44

Class C45

Class C46

GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

Bred by the exhibitor. The animals to be selected from the entries in the classes

above and no exhibitor may enter more than one group in this class. The winning group

qualifies for the Yarner Trophy.

PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor, but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to

be selected from the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than one pair. The

winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pairs Championship.

CROSS BRED HEIFER

Born in 2016, sired by a registered pedigree British Charolais bull (sire name to be

provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies for the Commercial

Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed Championships.

STEER

Born in 2016, cross bred permitted but must be sired by a registered pedigree British

Charolais bull (sire name to be provided) . Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal

qualifies for the Commercial Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or

Interbreed Championships.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC13 For the Champion & Reserve Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

CC14 For the Champion and Reserve Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette and The Fran Evens Perpetual Challenge

Trophy (C51). Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette.

CC15 For the Champion British Charolais

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler, The K S Showering Challenge Trophy

(C13) and a Prize of £50; also a Championship Plaque offered by the British Charolais

Cattle Society. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette

and a Prize of £25.

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CS9

For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette.

CS10 Junior Beef

The first prize winning animal from Classes C39 and C42 will be eligible to go forward to

the JUNIOR BULL and JUNIOR HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIPS. Full details of eligibility can

be found in the Junior Beef Interbreed Championship section of the schedule.

CS11 For the best and second best animals

Bred and exhibited by paid-up members of the South Western Charolais Association.

Prizes of £25 & £10, offered by the South Western Charolais Association.

Entry Fees:

BRITISH LIMOUSIN Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mrs Mary Cormack

Judging on: Wednesday

All entries, with the exception of the Steer and Cross Bred Heifer Classes, must be registered as

Pedigree with the British Limousin Cattle Society.

Class C47 BULL Born before 2016.

Class C48 BULL Born in 2016.

Class C49 COW OR HEIFER In-calf or with calf at foot, born before 2015.

Class C50 HEIFER Maiden or in-calf, born in 2015.

Class C51 MAIDEN HEIFER Born in 2016.

Class C52

Class C53

Class C54

Class C55

GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

Bred by the exhibitor. The animals to be selected from the entries in the classes

above and no exhibitor may enter more than one group in this class. The winning group

qualifies for the Yarner Trophy.

PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor, but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to

be selected from the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than one pair. The

winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pairs Championship.

CROSS BRED HEIFER

Born in 2016, sired by a registered pedigree British Limousin bull (sire name to be

provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies for the Commercial

Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed Championships.

STEER

Born in 2016, cross bred permitted but must be sired by a registered pedigree British

Limousin bull (sire name to be provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal

qualifies for the Commercial Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or

Interbreed Championships.

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CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC16 For the Champion & Reserve Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

CC17 For the Champion & Reserve Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette and The Higgin Plate Perpetual Challenge

Cup (C41) offered by Rawlsbury Farms. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West

Reserve Champion Rosette.

CC18 For the Champion British Limousin

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler, The Robby Tanks Perpetual Challenge

Trophy (C15) and a Prize of £50. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

CS12 For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette and The Westholme

Perpetual Challenge Cup (C40) offered by Peter & Yvonne Carey.

CS13 For the best Group in Class C52

The King-Forster Perpetual Challenge Trophy (C35).

CS14 For the best Senior Bull in Class C47

The Quaish Perpetual Trophy (C59) offered by Nick & Lisa Hill.

CS15 For the best Bull in Class C48

The Wedmore Perpetual Challenge Cup (C42) offered by Reg & Marion Stitch.

CS16 For the best Cow in Class C49

The Marnhull Trophy (C58) offered by Tony Mogridge.

CS17 For the best Heifer in Class C50

The Gorton Perpetual Challenge Cup (C44) offered by John & Margaret Shapcott.

CS18 For the best Heifer in Class C51

The Fieldfare Perpetual Challenge Cup (C57) offered by Fieldfare Limousins.

CS19 Junior Beef

The first prize winning animal from Classes C48 and C51 will be eligible to go forward

to the JUNIOR BULL and JUNIOR HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIPS. Full details of eligibility can

be found in the Junior Beef Interbreed Championship section of the schedule.

The Royal Bath & West Show

would like to thank the following for their support

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Entry Fees:

BRITISH SIMMENTAL Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Rhys Grenham

Judging on: Wednesday

All entries, with the exception of the Steer and Cross Bred Heifer Classes, must be registered as

Pedigree with the British Simmental Cattle Society.

Class C56 BULL Born before 2016.

Class C57 BULL Born in 2016.

Class C58 COW OR HEIFER In milk or in-calf, born before 2015.

Class C59 HEIFER Born in 2015.

Class C60 HEIFER Born in 2016.

Class C61

Class C62

Class C63

Class C64

GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

Bred by the exhibitor. The animals to be selected from the entries in the classes

above and no exhibitor may enter more than one group in this class. The winning group

qualifies for the Yarner Trophy.

PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor, but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to

be selected from the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than one pair. The

winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pairs Championship.

CROSS BRED HEIFER

Born in 2016, sired by a registered pedigree British Simmental bull (sire name to be

provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies for the Commercial

Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed Championships.

STEER

Born in 2016, cross bred permitted but must be sired by a registered pedigree British

Simmental bull (sire name to be provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning

animal qualifies for the Commercial Championships, but will not be eligible for the

Breed or Interbreed Championships.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC19 For the Champion and Reserve Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes also Rosette offered

by the South West Simmental Club.

CC20 For the Champion and Reserve Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes also Rosette Offered

by the South West Simmental Club.

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CC21 For the Champion British Simmental

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler, The Thornborrow Perpetual Challenge

Trophy (C27), a Prize of £50 and a Champion Rosette offered by British Simmental

Cattle Society. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette, a

Prize of £25 and a Reserve Champion Rosette offered by the British Simmental Cattle

Society.

CS21 For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette.

CS22 Junior Beef

The first prize winning animal from Classes C57 and C60 will be eligible to go forward to

the JUNIOR BULL and JUNIOR HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIPS. Full details of eligibility can

be found in the Junior Beef Interbreed Championship section of the schedule.

CS23 For the Best Male bred by a member of the South West Simmental club

Bred by a member of the South West Simmental Club. The Heywood Perpetual

Challenge Cup (C12) offered by Messrs T W Baker & Son.

CS24 For the Best Female

Bred by a member of the South West Simmental Club. A Perpetual Trophy offered by

D & P Barker.

CS25 For the Best Exhibitor Bred animal

By a member of the South West Simmental Club. A Perpetual Trophy offered by

Dennis Miles.

CS26 For the Best Groomed and Best Led animal

Exhibited by a member of the South West Simmental Club The Roy Nicholls Perpetual

Challenge Trophy (C32).

South West Club Members from the counties of Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire.

Entry Fees:

BRITISH WHITE Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Leslie Cook

Judging on: Wednesday

.

Class C65 BULL Born before 2016.

Class C66 BULL Born in 2016.

Class C67 COW OR HEIFER In milk or in-calf, born before 2015.

Class C68 HEIFER Born in 2015.

Class C69 HEIFER Born in 2016.

Class C70

GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

Bred by the exhibitor. The animals to be selected from the entries in the classes

above and no exhibitor may enter more than one group in this class. The winning group

qualifies for the Yarner Trophy.

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Class C71

PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor, but not necessarily exhibitor bed. The animals to

be selected from the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than one pair. The

winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pairs Championship.

Class C72

Class C73

CROSS BRED HEIFER

Born in 2016, sired by a registered pedigree British White bull (sire name to be

provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies for the Commercial

Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed Championships.

STEER

Born in 2016, cross bred permitted but must be sired by a registered pedigree British

White bull (sire name to be provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal

qualifies for the Commercial Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or

Interbreed Championships.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC22 For the Champion and Reserve Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

CC23 For the Champion and Reserve Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

CC24 For the Champion British White

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Reserve Champion

- Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

CS27 For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette.

CS28 Junior Beef

The first prize winning animal from Classes C66 and C69 will be eligible to go forward to

the JUNIOR BULL and JUNIOR HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIPS. Full details of eligibility can

be found in the Junior Beef Interbreed Championship section of the schedule.

Entry Fees:

DEVON Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Michael Cowell

Judging on: Wednesday

.

Class C74 BULL Born before 2016.

Class C75

Class C76

BULL Born in 2016 (on or before 31 March).

BULL Born in 2016 (on or after 1 April).

Class C77 COW OR HEIFER In milk, or in-calf, born before 2015.

Class C78

Class C79

HEIFER Born in 2015 (on or before 31 March).

HEIFER Born in 2015 (on or after 1 April)

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Class C80

Class C81

HEIFER Born in 2016 (on or before 31 March).

HEIFER Born in 2016 (on or after 1 April).

Class C82

Class C83

Class C84

Class C85

GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

Bred by the exhibitor. The animals to be selected from the entries in the classes above

and no exhibitor may enter more than one group in this class. The winning group

qualifies for the Yarner Trophy.

PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor, but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to

be selected from the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than one pair. The

winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pairs Championship.

CROSS BRED HEIFER

Born in 2016, sired by a registered pedigree Devon bull (sire name to be provided).

Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies for the Commercial

Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed Championships.

STEER

Born in 2016, cross bred permitted but must be sired by a registered pedigree Devon

bull (sire name to be provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies

for the Commercial Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed

Championships.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC25 For the Champion and Reserve Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Rosettes.

CC26 For the Champion and Reserve Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Rosettes.

CC27 For the Champion Devon

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler, The

Prince of Wales Perpetual Challenge Cup (C25), Prize of £50 and a Sash offered by

Devon Cattle Breeders. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette and a Prize of £25.

DEVON CATTLE BREEDERS' SOCIETY

This is a Qualifying Show for points toward the following Devon Cattle Breeders' Society

Trophies:

a) Breeder of the Year (offered by the late Sir Harry Moore CBE) points are awarded

to the breeder as follows: Champion Male and Female 2 points; Reserve Champion

Male and Female 1 point; 1st prize 3 points; 2nd prize 2 points; 3rd prize 1 point.

b) Bull of the Year (presented by Senor Ribiro and Dr Osoria of Brazil).

c) Female of the Year (presented by Messrs W T Baker & Son).

d) Young Bull of the Year (Australian Bicentennial Trophy).

e) Young Female of the Year (presented by the Hurd Family-Whitefield).

f) Young Ruby of the Year (presented by the Broomfield Family). Points awarded to

DCBS Young Ruby member (U26 yrs) showing a pedigree registered Devon in Devon

classes and/or any scheduled Young Handler classes. 3 points for highest placed

Young Ruby member in the class, 2 points for second highest, 1 point for third highest.

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Points awarded for b, c, d, & e above are:- Champion 15 points, Reserve Champion 10

points, 1st prize 10 points, 2nd prize 5 points.

CS29 For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette.

CS30 For the Best Heifer in Classes C78 to C81

The Uppington Perpetual Plate (C31) offered by Mr G K Bidie.

CS31 Junior Beef

The first prize winning animal from Classes C75 or C76 (bull) and C80 or C81 (heifer) will be

eligible to go forward to the JUNIOR BULL and JUNIOR HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIPS. Full

details of eligibility can be found in the Junior Beef Interbreed Championship section of the

schedule.

CS32 For the Best Group in Class C82

The Bourton Perpetual Challenge Cup (C14) offered by the late Sir Harry Moore,

CS33 For the Best Heifer or Bull born on or after 1 January 2016

Bred by the exhibitor. The Devon Cattle Breeders' Society Perpetual Challenge Cup

(C11) offered by a member of the DCBS.

Entry Fees:

HEREFORD Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr R G Thomas

Judging on: Wednesday

Hereford Cattle may compete in the following classes provided they are entered in the Herd book or

any other registers maintained by the Hereford Cattle Society, with the exception of the Steer or Cross

Bred Heifer Classes. The fact that they are polled and details of volume or register must be notified

on the entry form.

Class C86 BULL Born before 2016.

Class C87 BULL Born on or between 1 January and 31 March 2016.

Class C88 BULL Born on or after 1 April 2016.

Class C89 COW OR HEIFER Born before 2015.

Class C90 HEIFER Born in 2015.

Class C91 HEIFER Born on or between 1 January and 31 March 2016.

Class C92 HEIFER Born on or after 1 April 2016.

Class C93

GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

Bred by the exhibitor. The animals to be selected from the entries in the classes

below and no exhibitor may enter more than one group in this class. The winning group

qualifies for the Yarner Trophy.

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Class C94

PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor, but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to

be selected from the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than one pair. The

winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pairs Championship.

Class C95

Class C96

CROSS BRED HEIFER

Born in 2016, sired by a registered pedigree Hereford bull (sire name to be provided).

Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies for the Commercial

Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed Championships.

STEER

Born in 2016, cross bred permitted but must be sired by a registered pedigree Hereford

bull (sire name to be provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies

for the Steer Championship, but will not be eligible for the Breed Championships.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC28 For the Champion and Reserve Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette and The Lowerhope Perpetual Salver (C50)

offered by Mr Clive Richards. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette.

CC29 For the Champion and Reserve Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette and The Ruphpa Perpetual Salver (C48)

offered by Mr Bill Darby. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette .

CC30 For the Champion Hereford

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler, The Orange Perpetual Challenge Cup

(C49) offered by Mr Clive Richards, a Prize of £50 and a Rosette and Certificate offered

by the South Western Hereford Breeders Association. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath

& West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

CS34 For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette and The Lowesmoor

Challenge Trophy (C20) originally donated by Mr W J Clark, the trophy was won

outright in 1986 by H W Coates Ltd and re-presented. The cup to be won three times in

succession by the same exhibitor before becoming his own property.

CS35 Junior Beef

The first prize winning animal from Classes C87 or C88 (bull) and C91 or C92 (heifer) will be

eligible to go forward to the JUNIOR BULL and JUNIOR HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIPS. Full

details of eligibility can be found in the Junior Beef Interbreed Championship section of the

schedule.

CS36 For the best animal

Bred and exhibited by a resident of Somerset or Dorset. The Neroche Perpetual

Challenge Cup (C37) offered by Mr Edwin S Haydon.

CS37 For the best animal

Bred and exhibited by a member of the South Western Hereford Association and

resident in the club area. The Ruphpa Perpetual Challenge Trophy (C36) offered by

Mr Bill Darby.

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Entry Fees:

LONGHORN Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mrs Lynda Burditt

Judging on: Wednesday

All entries, with the exception of the Steer and Cross Bred Heifer classes, must be registered in the

Longhorn Cattle Society Herd Books.

Class C97 BULL Born before 2016.

Class C98 BULL Born in 2016.

Class C99 COW OR HEIFER Born before 1 January 2015.

Cows and heifers over three and a half years must have produced a full term calf in the last

12 months.

Class C100 HEIFER Born in 2015.

Class C101 HEIFER Born in 2016.

Class C102 GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

Bred by the exhibitor. The animals to be selected from the entries in the classes above

and no exhibitor may enter more than one group in this class. The winning group

qualifies for the Yarner Trophy.

Class C103 PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor, but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to

be selected from the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than one pair. The

winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pairs Championship.

Class C104 CROSS BRED HEIFER

Born in 2016, sired by a registered pedigree Longhorn bull (sire name to be provided).

Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies for the Commercial

Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed Championships.

Class C105 STEER

Born in 2016, cross bred permitted but must be sired by a registered pedigree

Longhorn bull (sire name to be provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal

qualifies for the Commercial Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or

Interbreed Championships.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC31 For the Champion & Reserve Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Rosettes.

CC32 For the Champion & Reserve Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Rosettes.

CC33 For the Champion Longhorn

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler, a prize of £50 and Champion Rosette

offered by the Longhorn Cattle Society. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West

Reserve Champion Rosette, a Prize of £25 and Reserve Champion Rosette offered by

the Longhorn Cattle Society.

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CS38 For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette.

CS39 Junior Beef

The first prize winning animal from Classes C98 and C101 will be eligible to go forward

to the JUNIOR BULL and JUNIOR HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIPS. Full details of eligibility can

be found in the Junior Beef Interbreed Championship section of the schedule.

Entry Fees:

SOUTH DEVON Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Richard Hartshorn

Judging on: Wednesday

Animals, with the exception of the Steer and

Cross Bred Heifer Classes, must be registered in

the full pedigree section of the Herd book maintained by the South Devon Herd Book Society.

Class C106 BULL Born before 2016.

Class C107 BULL Born in 2016.

Class C108 COW OR HEIFER With calf at foot or certified in calf, born before 2015.

Class C109 HEIFER Born in 2015.

Class C110 HEIFER Born in 2016.

Class C111 GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

Bred by the exhibitor. The animals to be selected from the entries in the classes

below and no exhibitor may enter more than one group in this class. The winning group

qualifies for the Yarner Trophy.

Class C112 PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor, but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to

be selected from the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than one pair. The

winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pairs Championship.

Class C113 CROSS BRED HEIFER

Born in 2016, sired by a registered pedigree South Devon bull (sire name to be

provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies for the Commercial

Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed Championships.

Class C114 STEER

Born in 2016, cross bred permitted but must be sired by a registered pedigree South

Devon bull (sire name to be provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal

qualifies for the Commercial Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or

Interbreed Championships.

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CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC34 For the Champion & Reserve Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette and The T G Willcocks Perpetual Trophy

(C46) offered by South Devon Herd Book Society. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette.

CC35 For the Champion & Reserve Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette and The Nether Mynton Perpetual Trophy

(C47). Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette.

CC36 For the Champion South Devon

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler, The Carew

Pole Perpetual Challenge Trophy (C24) and a Prize of £50. Reserve Champion - Royal

Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25

This is a qualifying show for points towards the South Devon Herd Book Society Annual

Awards - Coronation Trophy, Bull of the Year, Female of the Year, President's Cup for

Junior Bull of the Year. Points awarded in the relevant classes and Championships.

CS40 For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

CS41 For the Best Heifer

The Burrs Challenge Trophy (C54).

CS42 Junior Beef

The first prize winning animal from Classes C107 and C110 will be eligible to go forward

to the JUNIOR BULL and JUNIOR HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIPS. Full details of eligibility can

be found in the Junior Beef Interbreed Championship section of the schedule.

Entry Fees:

ANY OTHER CONTINENTAL BEEF BREED Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Richard Bartle

Judging on: Wednesday

All entries, with the exception of the Steer and Cross Bred Heifer

Classes, must be registered with the respective breed societies.

Class C115 BULL Born before 2016.

Class C116 BULL Born in 2016.

Class C117 COW OR HEIFER In milk or in-calf, born before 2015.

Class C118 HEIFER Born in 2015.

Class C119 HEIFER Born in 2016.

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Class C120 GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

Bred by the exhibitor. The animals to be selected from the entries in the classes

above and no exhibitor may enter more than one group in this class. The winning group

qualifies for the Yarner Trophy.

Class C121 PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor, but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to

be selected from the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than one pair. The

winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pairs Championship.

Class C122 CROSS BRED HEIFER

Born in 2016, must be sired by a registered pedigree bull (breed and sire name to be provided).

Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies for the Commercial

Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed Championships.

Class C123 STEER

Born in 2016, cross bred permitted but must be sired by a registered pedigree bull (breed and

Sire name to be provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies for the

Commercial Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed

Championships.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC37 For the Champion & Reserve Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Rosettes.

CC38 For the Champion & Reserve Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Rosettes.

CC39 For the Champion Any Other Continental Beef Breed

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Reserve Champion -

Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

CS43 For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

CS44 For the Best British Blonde Heifer

The Keith Weaver Memorial Perpetual Plate (C55).

CS45 Junior Beef

The first prize winning animal from Classes C116 and C119 will be eligible to go

forward to the JUNIOR BULL and JUNIOR HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIPS. Full details of

eligibility can be found in the Junior Beef Interbreed Championship section of the schedule.

Entry Fees:

ANY OTHER NATIVE BEEF BREED Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Robert Whitcombe

Judging on: Wednesday

All entries, with the exception of the Steer and Cross Bred Heifer Classes, must be registered with the

respective breed societies.

Class C124 BULL Born before 2016.

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Class C125 BULL Born in 2016.

Class C126 COW OR HEIFER In milk or in-calf, born before 2015.

Class C127 HEIFER Born in 2015.

Class C128 HEIFER Born in 2016.

Class C129 GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

Bred by the exhibitor. The animals to be selected from the entries in the classes

above and no exhibitor may enter more than one group in this class. The winning group

qualifies for the Yarner Trophy.

Class C130 PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor, but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to

be selected from the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than one pair. The

winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pairs Championship.

Class C131 CROSS BRED HEIFER

Born in 2016, must be sired by a registered pedigree bull (breed and sire name to be provided).

Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies for the Commercial

Championships, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed Championships.

Class C132 STEER

Born in 2016, cross bred permitted but must be sired by a registered pedigree bull (breed and

Sire name to be provided). Produced for the retail trade. Winning animal qualifies for the

Commercial Championship, but will not be eligible for the Breed or Interbreed

Championships.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC40 For the Champion & Reserve Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Rosettes.

CC41 For the Champion & Reserve Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Rosettes.

CC42 For the Champion Any Other Native Beef Breed

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Reserve Champion

- Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

CS46 For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette.

CS47 Junior Beef

The first prize winning animal from Classes C125 and C128 will be eligible to go forward

to the JUNIOR BULL and JUNIOR HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIPS. Full details of eligibility can

be found in the Junior Beef Interbreed Championship section of the schedule.

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COMMERCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sponsored by

Judge:

Judging on:

Mr Michael Read

Wednesday

CC43 For the Best Native Heifer

In the Cross Bred Heifer classes. Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and

a Prize of £30. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette

and a Prize of £15.

CC44 For the Best Native Steer

In the Steer classes. Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of

£30. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize

of £15.

CC45 For the Best Continental Heifer

In the Cross Bred Heifer classes. Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and

a Prize of £30. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette

and a Prize of £15.

CC46 For the Best Continental Steer

In the Steer classes. Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of

£30. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize

of £15.

CC47 For the Champion Commercial Animal

From the respective Commercial Championships. Royal Bath & West Champion

Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £150. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West

Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

The Commercial Champions will not be eligible to go forward into the Interbreed Championships.

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BEEF CALF SHOW Entry Fees: £5.00

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Rhys Grenham

Judging on: Wednesday

Class C133 NATIVE BEEF BULL Born after 1 September 2016.

Class C134 CONTINENTAL BEEF BULL Born after 1 September 2016.

Class C135 NATIVE BEEF HEIFER Born after 1 September 2016.

Class C136 CONTINENTAL BEEF HEIFER Born after 1 September 2016.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC48 For the Best Native Calf

Royal Bath and West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Reserve

Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

CC49 For the Best Continental Calf

Royal Bath and West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Reserve

Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

CC50 For the Champion Beef Calf

Royal Bath & West Sash, Tumbler and a prize of £100. Reserve Champion - Reserve

Champion Rosette and a prize of £50.

BEEF INDIVIDUAL & EXHIBITOR BRED CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Michael Read

Judging on: Wednesday

CC51 For the Best Native Entry in the Beef Cattle classes

Bred by the Exhibitor Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of

£150. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize

of £75.

CC52 For the Best Continental Entry in the Beef Cattle Classes

Bred by the Exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, tumbler and a Prize of

£150. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a

Prize of £75.

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CC53 For the Best Exhibitor Bred in the Beef Cattle Classes

From the respective Exhibitor Bred Championships. Royal Bath & West Champion

Sash, The Royal Bath & West of England Society Rosebowl (C45) and a Prize of £250.

Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of

£100.

CC54 The Coronation Cup

For the Supreme Champion Beef Animal. Royal Bath & West Champion Sash,

Decanter, Trophy C17 The Coronation Cup (C17) For the Supreme Champion Beef

Animal and a Prize of £500. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette and a Prize of £250.

JUNIOR BEEF INTERBREED CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Jeff Thomas

Judging on: Thursday

Eligibility: 1. Bulls/Heifers must be entered and compete in breed classes.

2 Bulls/Heifers must be bred in the UK in 2016.

3. Judging will be on conformation only.

CC55 JUNIOR NATIVE BEEF BULL CHAMPIONSHIP

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £60. Reserve

Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £30.

CC56 JUNIOR CONTINENTAL BEEF BULL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £60. Reserve

Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £30.

CC57 JUNIOR NATIVE BEEF HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIP

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £60. Reserve

Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £30.

CC58 JUNIOR CONTINENTAL BEEF HEIFER CHAMPIONSHIP

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £60. Reserve

Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £30.

CC59 For the Champion Junior Beef animal from the respective Junior Championships

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Crystal Bowl and a Prize of £100. Reserve

Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £50.

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BEEF PAIRS INTERBREED CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sponsored by

Judge:

Judging on:

Mr Jeff Thomas

Thursday

CC60 For the Best Pair of Native Beef Animals

From the respective Pairs classes. Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler

and a Prize of £100. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette and a Prize of £50.

CC61 For the Best Pair of Continental Beef Animals

From the respective Pairs classes. Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler

and a Prize of £100. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette and a Prize of £50.

CC62 For the Best Pair of Beef Animals (Exhibitor Bred)

From the respective Pairs classes. Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler

and a Prize of £100. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette and a prize of £50.

CC63 For the Champion Pair of Beef Animals

From the respective Pairs Championships. Royal Bath & West Champion Sash,

Crystal Bowl and a Prize of £250. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette and a Prize of £100.

Bath & West Shows Ltd would like to thank

for assisting with the cups and trophies

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TEAM CHALLENGE - BEEF Entry Fees: £30.00

Overall Team Challenge sponsor

Beef Team Challenge sponsored by

Judges:

Judging on:

Mr Clive Davies – Stock Judging

Mr Neil Lloyd – Show Preparation

Ms Gayle Bersey - Showmanship

Friday

1. Team to provide one animal to be used during the competition. Only heifers or steers, no bulls,

which must be under 20mths of age at the time of the event will be permitted.

2. The animal does not have to be the property of any member of the team or the ‘Team Sponsor’

but will be under the sole responsibility of the team members during the period of the event.

3. Animals must participate in breed classes in the show.

4. Animals should be trimmed before arriving at the event, pre-washed and in a clean state.

5. Skills to be demonstrated will be stock judging, preparation and presentation of the animal for the

show ring and finally showing of the animal in front of a judge. The conformation of the animal will not

be judged.

6. Stock Judging competitors will be required to judge four animals and the competition will run under

YFC rules requiring the animals to be placed A, B, X and Y.

ENTRY FEE: £30 per team (refunded if team forward)

PRIZES:

Junior and Senior Teams - 1st £60, 2nd £45, 3rd £30.

Champion Team £150 and The Nick Allen Challenge Cup for Youth Excellence (C61); Runner Up £120

Class C137 JUNIOR BEEF

Teams of three aged between 10-17 yrs on the day of the event. (A Junior competitor

may move up into a Senior Team, but not vice versa). 1st, 2nd and 3rd places awarded

in each element to the competitors gaining the highest marks.

Class C138 SENIOR BEEF

Teams of three aged between 18-26 yrs on the day of the event. (A Senior competitor

my not move down into a Junior Team). 1st, 2nd and 3rd places awarded in each

element to the competitors gaining the highest marks.

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CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC64 For the Champion Beef Team

Champion to receive The Nick Allen Challenge Cup for Youth Excellence (C61) and a

Prize of £150; Runner Up to receive £120.

CS48 Stock Judging element

For the three competitors obtaining the highest marks in each of the Junior and Senior

categories. Royal Bath & West Show Tumbler to the highest placed competitor with

prize cards to 3rd.

CS49 Animal Preparation element

For the three competitors obtaining the highest marks in each of the Junior and Senior

categories. Royal Bath & West Show Tumbler to the highest placed competitor with

prize cards to 3rd.

CS50 Showing element

For the three competitors obtaining the highest marks in each of the Junior and Senior

categories. Royal Bath & West Show Tumbler to the highest placed competitor with

prize cards to 3rd.

CS51 For the highest placed teams in each of the Junior and Senior sections.

Prize cards and 1st £60, 2nd £45 and 3rd £30.

SHOWMANSHIP - BEEF

Entry Fees: Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge Mr Andrew Hughes

To be held on Friday 2 June.

Entries can be made, in the Stock Office, up 6:30pm on Thursday 1 June.

Stock shown must participate in subsequent breed classes.

PRIZE MONEY: 1st £10; 2nd £7; 3rd £5, 4th - 6th Prize Cards.

Class C139 BEEF SHOWMANSHIP 7 to 10 years of age on day of competition.

Class C140 BEEF SHOWMANSHIP 11 to 16 years of age on day of competition.

Class C141 BEEF SHOWMANSHIP 17 to 21 years of age on day of competition.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC65 For the Champion Beef Showman

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette and Tumbler. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette.

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HEIFER SWEEPSTAKE

Entry Fees: Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr S Renton

To be held on Saturday 3 June.

Entries taken at the Show

Prizes: 1st £31, 2nd £21, 3rd £16, 4th £11, 5th £6, 6th £6.

Open to heifers of any age not having won a 1st, 2nd or 3rd prize during the current show.

Class C142 ANY NATIVE BREED

Heifers which have been shown in their respective breed classes.

Class C143 ANY CONTINENTAL BREED

Heifers which have been shown in their respective breed classes.

BEEF GROUP INTERBREED CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sponsored by

Judge:

Judging on:

Mr S Renton

Saturday

CC66 The Yarner Perpetual Challenge Trophy

For the Best Group of Three cattle (Exhibitor Bred) from the respective Group classes.

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, The Yarner Perpetual Challenge Trophy (C16)

offered by Mrs E B Leach and a Prize of £75. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West

Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £50.

CC67 The Col ‘Bill’ Roberts Memorial Trophy

For the Best Group of Four animals, consisting of one bull and three females of the

same breed, in the beef cattle section. The animals to be entered in the Breed Classes

and to be selected by the Breed Judge. In the case of illness, substitution will be

allowed after entries close, with permission of the Stewards. Only one team from each

Breed will be allowed to compete. Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette and a Prize

of £50 per animal. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette

and a Prize of £25.

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DAIRY CATTLE

Judging will take place in the Wyke Farms Cattle Judging Rings

THURSDAY 9:30am Dairy & Dexter classes

12:30pm Exhibitor Bred Dairy Cattle Championship

Followed by Dairy Individual Supreme Championship

Followed by Junior Bull & Junior Heifer Championships

Followed by Beef Pairs Interbreed Championships

3:30pm Grand Parade

FRIDAY 9:30am Team Challenge - Stock Judging element

- Reasons

- Showing

Followed by Dairy Pairs Interbreed Championships.

Followed by Interbreed Dairy Group Championship

Followed by Interbreed Dairy Breed Society Group Championship

2:00pm Dairy & Beef Junior & Intermediate Showmanship

Followed by Dairy & Beef Senior Showmanship

3:00pm Grand Parade

SATURDAY 9:30am Dairy Calf Classes (2 judges)

Followed by Dairy Calf Pairs Classes and Championship

Followed by Interbreed Beef Groups Championship

Followed by Interbreed Beef Breed Society Group Championship

2:15pm Grand Parade (Groups only)

PRIZES (£)

Individual and Pair Classes

Entries per class 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th

1 to 5 62 42 32 - - -

6 to 8 62 42 32 22 - -

9 to 11 62 42 32 22 12 -

12 or more 62 42 32 22 12 12

Group Classes

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th

1 to 7 62 42 32 - -

8 to 11 62 42 32 22 -

12 or more 62 42 32 22 12

Calf Classes

Entries per class 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th

1 to 5 31 21 16 - - -

6 to 8 31 21 16 11 - -

9 to 11 31 21 16 11 6 -

12 or more 31 21 16 11 6 6

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Best Presented Stalls

Dairy Cattle Section

Sponsored by

Judging throughout the period of the Show.

Presentation on Friday.

PRIZES: 1st £100; 2nd £75; 3rd £50 plus Gold, Silver & Bronze prize cards.

All cattle exhibitors will be considered for these awards unless they state otherwise. This is an

Interbreed Competition and will be based upon the tidiness and cleanliness of stalls, stock and

stockmen, presentation of any display information.

The Judge will take into account the following:

a) Herd signs and the display of pedigree, production and financial information; about the Herd and

about Stock for sale displayed in a space not exceeding 1 metre wide by 1 metre high for each stall

booked, either as a separate unit or in a continuous run (e.g. four stalls booked would allow for a

continuous run of 4 metres x 1 metre only) per breed. These measurements must include all fixings

and attachments, and nails must not be used to affix the display boards to the pens. This board must

be provided and fixed by the exhibitor and made of any lightweight material. The Backing material will

be allowed to cover the entire length of stalling. Rosettes from other Shows will not be permitted as

part of the display. Flowers and shrubs are not allowed to enhance the appearance of the display.

b) Consideration will be given to the educational content of the display targeted at the general public.

c) General neatness of the stalls throughout the Show.

d) Exhibitors are invited to look upon their stalls as a Herd Display. Advertising material must be

confined to the boards used.

e) Judging will be entirely at the Judge's discretion and based upon more than one visit to the lines.

f) The Judge will take into account the circumstances and variables between stock accommodation.

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Entry Fees:

DEXTER Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Joshua W Brigg

Judging on: Thursday

Animals must be registered as purebred with the Dexter Cattle Society.

Class C144 BULL Born before 2016.

Class C145 BULL Born in 2016.

Class C146 COW In milk, born on or after 1 June 2013.

Class C147 COW OR HEIFER In milk, born before 1 June 2013.

Class C148 HEIFER In calf with first calf.

Class C149 HEIFER Born on or after 1 January 2016.

Class C150 COW OR HEIFER Dry and in-calf, any age, with second calf.

Class C151 GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

The property of the exhibitor but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to be

selected from the entries in the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than

one group in this class.

Class C152 PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to be

selected from the entries in the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than

one pair in this class.

CC68 For the Champion Dexter

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler, Prize of £50 and a Dexter Cattle

Society Spoon and Rosette. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

CS52 For the Best Dexter Bull

The Buryton Shield (NA21)

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CS53 For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette and The Devonshire

Challenge Cup (C8).

CS54 For the Best Animal

The Berodano Perpetual Challenge Cup (C9) to be given to the Reserve Champion if

the Champion has won The Devonshire Challenge Cup, whether exhibitor bred or not.

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Entry Fees:

GUERNSEY Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Jeff Daw

Judging on: Thursday

All animals must be registered in the Herd Book or Supplementary Register of the English Guernsey

Cattle Society of the UK.

Class C153 MAIDEN HEIFER Maximum age of 18 months on the first day of show.

Class C154 HEIFER In-calf with first calf, due to calve at under three years of age.

Class C155 COW OR HEIFER In-calf, to produce second, third or subsequent calf not later

than 1 October 2017.

Class C156 HIEFER In milk, having calved her first calf at under three years of age.

Class C157 JUNIOR COW In milk, for second and third calvers.

Class C158 SENIOR COW In milk, having calved four times or more.

Class C159 GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to be

selected from the entries in the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than

one group in this class. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the

Group Championship.

The highest placed exhibitor bred group will qualify for The Clare Trophy.

Class C160 PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to be

selected from the entries in the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than

one pair in this class. The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pair

Championship.

The highest placed pair will qualify for the Exhibitor Bred Pairs Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC69 For the Champion Guernsey

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler, The White Ladies Perpetual Challenge

Cup (C19) offered by Sir Howard Guiness in memory of his father, E D Guinness, CBE,

a Prize of £50 and a Champion Rosette offered by the English Guernsey Cattle

Society. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette.

CS55 For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

CS56 For the Best Uddered Cow or Heifer

In milk, any age. The Bogar Challenge Shield (C38) offered by Mrs T F Robinson.

CS57 For the Best Heifer

From Classes C154, C155 and C156. The Guernsey Centenary Perpetual Challenge

Cup (C39).

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CS58 For the Best Group

From Class C159. The Kewlake Perpetual Challenge Cup (C5) offered by the late Lt

Col Sir Oliver Crosthwaite-Eyre DL MP.

CS59 For the Best pair

From Class C160. The Claverham Challenge Cup (C6) originally donated by the late

Mr G F Dee-Shapland. The Cup was won outright in 1961 by the late J W Howlett OBE

and re-presented.

CS60 For the exhibitor with the most overall points

The allocation of points for all classes will be as follows:

1st - 10pts; 2nd - 8pts; 3rd - 6pts; 4th - 4pts; 5th - 2pts. Each animal that is exhibitor

bred will receive an extra point. In the event of a tie, the exhibitor with the Breed

Champion or Reserve Breed Champion will be declared the winner. Failing that the

exhibitor with the most first places will win.

Entry Fees:

HOLSTEIN Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Mike Halliwell

Judging on: Thursday

Animals must be entered in the Holstein UK Herd Book proper, or in Classes B or C of their

supplementary registers.

Class C161 MAIDEN HEIFER Maximum age of 18 months on the first day of show.

Class C162 HEIFER In-calf, with first calf, to be under three years of age on calving.

Class C163 COW OR HEIFER In-calf, to produce her second, third or subsequent calf not later

than 1 October 2017.

Class C164 HEIFER In-milk, having calved her first calf under three years of age.

Class C165 JUNIOR COW In-milk, having calved not more than twice.

Class C166 SENIOR COW In-milk having calved three times or more.

Class C167 GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to be

selected from the entries in the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than

one group in this class. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the

Group Championship.

The highest placed exhibitor bred group will qualify for The Clare Trophy.

Class C168 PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to be

selected from the entries in the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than

one pair in this class. The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pair

Championship.

The highest placed pair will qualify for the Exhibitor Bred Pairs Championship.

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CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC70 For the Champion Holstein

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler, The Ben Cooper Memorial Perpetual

Trophy (C18), a Prize of £ 50 and a Championship Award offered by Holstein UK.

Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette, a Prize of £25

and a Championship Award offered by Holstein UK.

CS61 For the Best Animal Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

CS62 For the Best Udder Rosette offered by Holstein UK.

CS63 For the best Junior Heifer From Classes C161, C162 & C164. Rosette offered by Holstein UK.

CS64 For the Best Pair From Class C168 The W J Masters Memorial Trophy (C7).

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Entry Fees:

JERSEY Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Matthew Pye

Judging on: Thursday

All animals must be registered in the Herd Book

or Supplementary Register of the Jersey Cattle

Society of the UK.

Class C169 MAIDEN HEIFER Maximum age of 18 months on the first day of show.

Class C170 HEIFER In-calf with first calf, due to calve at under three years of age.

Class C171 COW OR HEIFER In calf, to produce her second, third or subsequent calf not later

than 1 October 2017.

Class C172 HEIFER In milk, having calved her first calf at under three years of age.

Class C173 JUNIOR COW In milk, having calved not more than twice.

Class C174 SENIOR COW, In-milk, having calved three times or more.

Class C175 GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to be

selected from the entries in the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than

one group in this class. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the

Group Championship.

The highest placed exhibitor bred group will qualify for The Clare Trophy.

Class C176 PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to be

selected from the entries in the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than

one pair in this class. The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pair

Championship.

The highest placed pair will qualify for the Exhibitor Bred Pairs Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC71 For the Champion Jersey

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler, The Godfrey Llewellyn Perpetual

Challenge Cup (C3) and The Huntstrete Perpetual Silver Challenge Cup (C2) and a

Prize of £50. reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and

a Prize of £25.

CS65 For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette. Also a Special Rosette

and Prize Card offered by the Jersey Cattle Society to be best Cow or Heifer, registered

in the Herd Book and bred by an exhibitor who is a member of the Jersey Cattle

CS66 For the Best Group

From class C175. The J W Douglas & F L Davis Memorial Perpetual Challenge Cup (C4).

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Entry Fees:

ANY OTHER DAIRY / DUAL PURPOSE BREED OR HYBRID Individual - £30.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Ms Dawn Coryn

Judging on: Thursday

Class C177 MAIDEN HEIFER Maximum age of 18 months on the first day of show.

Class C178 HEIFER In-calf with first calf, due to calve at under three years of age.

Class C179 COW OR HEIFER In-calf, to produce her second, third or subsequent calf not later than

1 October 2017.

Class C180 HEIFER In milk, having calved her first calf at under three years of age.

Class C181 JUNIOR COW In milk, having calved not more than twice.

Class C182 SENIOR COW In milk, having calved three times or more.

Class C183 GROUP OF THREE ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to be

selected from the entries in the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than

one group in this class. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the

Group Championship.

The highest placed exhibitor bred group will qualify for The Clare Trophy.

Class C184 PAIR OF ANIMALS

The property of the same exhibitor but not necessarily exhibitor bred. The animals to be

selected from the entries in the above classes and no exhibitor may enter more than

one pair in this class. The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Pair

Championship.

The highest placed pair will qualify for the Exhibitor Bred Pairs Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC72 For the Champion Any Other Native Dairy Breed or Hybrid

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Reserve Champion

- Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

CS67 For the Best Animal

Bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

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DAIRY INDIVIDUAL & EXHIBITOR BRED CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Brian Miller

Judging on: Thursday

CC73 Gerald Goodman Memorial Perpetual Challenge Trophy

For the Best Entry in the dairy classes bred by the exhibitor. Royal Bath & West

Champion Sash, The Gerald Goodman Memorial Perpetual Challenge Trophy (C53)

offered by the family of the late Gerald Goodman, press reporter at the Royal Bath &

West for 26 years and a Prize of £250. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West

Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £100.

CC74 The St. Ivel Perpetual Trophy

For the Supreme Champion Dairy Animal Royal Bath & West Champion Sash,

Decanter, The St. Ivel Perpetual Trophy (C30) and a Prize of £250. Reserve Champion

- Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £100.

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TEAM CHALLENGE - DAIRY Entry Fee: - £30.00

Overall Team Challenge sponsor

Dairy Team Challenge sponsored by

Judge:

Miss Catherine Elms – Stock Judging

Mr James Evans – Show Preparation

Ms Lucinda Morgan – Showmanship

Judging on:

Friday

1. Team to provide one animal to be used during the competition. Only heifers or steers, no bulls,

which must be under 20mths of age at the time of the event will be permitted.

2. The animal does not have to be the property of any member of the team or the ‘Team Sponsor’

but will be under the sole responsibility of the team members during the period of the event.

3. Animals must participate in breed classes in the show.

4. Animals should be clipped before arriving at the event, pre-washed and in a clean state.

5. Skills to be demonstrated will be stock judging, preparation and presentation of the animal for the

show ring and finally showing of the animal in front of a judge. The conformation of the animal will not

be judged.

6. Stock Judging competitors will be required to judge four animals and the competition will run under

YFC rules requiring the animals to be placed A, B, X and Y.

ENTRY FEE: £30 per team (refunded if team forward)

PRIZES:

Junior and Senior Teams - 1st £60, 2nd £45, 3rd £30.

Champion Team £150 and The Shepton Vets Dairy Team Challenge Trophy (C62); Runner Up £120

Class C185 JUNIOR DAIRY

Teams of three aged between 10-17 yrs on the day of the event. 1st, 2nd and 3rd

places awarded in each element to the competitors gaining the highest marks.

Class C186 SENIOR DAIRY

Teams of three aged between 18-26yrs on the day of the event. 1st, 2nd and 3rd

places awarded in each element to the competitors gaining the highest marks.

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CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC75 For the Champion Dairy Team

Champion to receive The Shepton Vets Dairy Team Challenge Trophy (C62) and a

Prize of £150; Runner Up to receive £120.

CS68 Stock Judging element

For the three competitors obtaining the highest marks in each of the Junior and Senior

categories. Royal Bath & West Tumbler to the highest placed competitor with prize

cards to 3rd.

CS69 Animal Preparation element

For the three competitors obtaining the highest marks in each of the Junior and Senior

categories. Royal Bath & West Tumbler to the highest placed competitor with prize

cards to 3rd.

CS70 Showing element

For the three competitors obtaining the highest marks in each of the Junior and Senior

categories. Royal Bath & West Tumbler to the highest placed competitor with prize

cards to 3rd.

CS71 For the highest placed teams in each of the Junior and Senior sections

Prize cards and 1st £60, 2nd £45 and 3rd £30.

SHOWMANSHIP - DAIRY

Entry Fee: - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Miss Emma Greenslade

To be held on Friday 2 June

Entries can be made, in the Stock Office, up 6:30pm on Thursday 1 June.

Stock shown must participate in subsequent breed classes.

PRIZE MONEY: 1st £10; 2nd £7; 3rd £5, 4th - 6th Prize Cards.

Class C187 DAIRY SHOWMANSHIP 7 to 10 years of age on day of competition.

Class C188 DAIRY SHOWMANSHIP 11 to 16 years of age on day of competition.

Class C189 DAIRY SHOWMANSHIP 17 to 21 years of age on day of competition.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC76 For the Champion Dairy Showman

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette and Tumbler. Reserve Champion -Royal Bath

& West Reserve Champion Rosette.

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DAIRY GROUP INTERBREED CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Colin Christophers

Judging on: Friday

CC77 For the Best Group of Three Dairy Animals

Exhibitor owned by not necessarily exhibitor bred from the Group classes Royal Bath

& West Champion Rosette and a Prize of £100. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £50.

CC78 The Clare Perpetual Challenge Trophy

For the Best Group of Three Dairy Animals (Exhibitor Bred) from the Group classes

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, The Clare Perpetual Challenge Trophy (C10)

offered by the late Mr Roy Clare and a Prize of £100.Reserve Champion - Royal Bath

& West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £50.

CC79 The Col ‘Bill’ Roberts Memorial Trophy

For the Best Group of Four dairy animals of the same breed in the dairy cattle section.

The animals to be entered into the breed classes and to be selected by the breed

judge. In the case of illness, substitution will be allowed after the close of entries, with

permission of the Stewards. Only one team from each Breed will be allowed to

compete. Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, The Col ‘Bill’ Roberts Memorial

Trophy (Dairy)(C33) and a Prize of £50 per animal. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosettes and a Prize of £25 per animal.

DAIRY PAIRS INTERBREED CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Colin Christophers

Judging on: Friday

CC80 For the Best Pair of Dairy Animals (Exhibitor Bred)

From the Pairs classes Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £100.

Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £50.

CC81 For the Best Pair of Dairy Animals (Exhibitor owned but not necessarily

exhibitor bred)

From the Pairs Classes. Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £100.

Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £50.

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DAIRY CALF SHOW Entry Fees: £5.00

Sponsored by

Judges: Mr Dennis Smith (Holstein)

Mr James Evans (Any Other Dairy Breed)

Judging on:

Saturday

Class C190 HOLSTEIN HEIFER Born on or between 1 December 2016 and 28 February 2017.

Class C191 HOLSTEIN HEIFER Born on or between 1 September and 30 November 2016.

Class C192 HOLSTEIN HEIFER Born on or between 1 May and 31 August 2016.

Class C193 HOLSTEIN HEIFER Born on or between 1 January and 30 April 2016.

Class C194 ANY OTHER DAIRY BREED HEIFER Born on or between 1 December 2016 and

28 February 2017.

Class C195 ANY OTHER DAIRY BREED HEIFER Born between 1 September and 30 November 2016.

Class C196 ANY OTHER DAIRY BREED HEIFER Born on or between 1 May and 31 August 2016.

Class C197 ANY OTHER DAIRY BREED HEIFER Born on or between 1 January and 30 April 2016.

Class C198 HOLSTEIN PAIR The two animals to be owned by the same exhibitor.

Class C199 ANY OTHER DAIRY BREED PAIR The two animals to be owned by the same exhibitor.

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CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

CC82 For the Champion Dairy Calf

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Reserve Champion

- Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

CC83 For the Champion Dairy Pair

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Reserve Champion

- Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

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HEIFER SWEEPSTAKE

Entry Fees: Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: TBA

To be held on Saturday 3 June.

Entries taken at the Show

Prizes: 1st £31, 2nd £21, 3rd £16, 4th £11, 5th £6, 6th £6.

Open to heifers of any age not having won a 1st, 2nd or 3rd prize during the current show.

Class C200 ANY DAIRY HEIFER

Heifers which have been shown in their respective breed classes.

Entries are invited for the following:

Alpacas

Angora Goats inc Fleeces

Cattle

Cavies

Dairy Goats

Dairy Produce

Devon Farm Business Awards

Dog Show

Donkeys

Floral Art

Horses & Show Jumping

Honey

Lamb Carcase

Long Service Awards

Metalwork

Pigeons

Pigs

Prince of Wales’ Award

Private Driving

Sheep inc Lamb Carcase

Sheep Shearing

Shoeing

Woodland

Young Farmers’ Competition

If you or a friend would like to receive a schedule for any of the above competitions please

visit www.devoncountyshow.co.uk and look under the “Competing at the Show” tab where

you can either request a schedule in the post or alternatively please ring 01392 446000

If you have exhibited at the 2016 Show, schedules will automatically be forwarded to you.

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PIGS

WEDNESDAY 10:00am

Followed by

Modern Breed Classes in two rings

Kune Kune

THURSDAY 10:00am Traditional Breed Classes in two rings

Followed by Kune Kune Young Handler

FRIDAY 10:00am Young Pig Handler (non KK)

Followed by Interbreed Championships

Followed by The Flack Pig Pairs

3:40pm Grand Parade

SATURDAY 10:00am Pig Pairs

Followed by Pig of the Year

Followed by Young Pig of the Year

2:45pm Grand Parade

PRIZES (£)

Individual Classes

Entries per Class 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th

1 to 3 30 24 - - - -

4 and 5 30 24 16 - - -

6 to 8 30 24 16 12 - -

9 to 11 30 24 16 12 9 -

12 or more 30 24 16 12 9 7

In cases where there are 11 or more entries in a male and female class, the class will be split. Each division

will be judged as a separate class with its own prizes.

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th

Pair: 50 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2

Group: 12 10 4

(Group Classes - The third prize will only be awarded in classes of 4 or more entries).

Exhibitors may enter as many Pigs as they wish but must only bring to the Show the number which can be

accommodated in the pens booked. We would encourage Exhibitors to place two or more Pigs in one pen if

possible. PEN SIZE 6FT x 6FT.

Bath & West Shows Ltd gratefully acknowledges the Anonymous Donors for their support at the 2017 Royal

Bath & West Show.

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Best Presented Pens

Pigs Section

Sponsored by

Judging throughout the period of the Show.

Presentation on Friday.

PRIZES: 1st £100; 2nd £75; 3rd £50 plus Gold, Silver & Bronze prize cards.

All Pig exhibitors will be considered for these awards unless they state otherwise. This is an

Interbreed Competition and will be based upon the tidiness and cleanliness of pens, stock and

stockmen, presentation of any display information.

The Judge will take into account the following:

a) Herd signs and the display of pedigree, production and financial information; about the Herd and

about Stock for sale displayed in a space not exceeding 2 metres wide by 1 metre high for each pen

booked, either as a separate unit or in a continuous run. These measurements must include all

fixings and attachments, and nails must not be used to affix the display boards to the pens. The

board must be provided and fixed by the exhibitor and made of any lightweight material. Backing

material will be allowed to cover the entire length of pens. Rosettes from other Shows will not be

permitted as part of the display. Flowers and shrubs are not allowed to enhance the appearance of

the display.

b) Consideration will be given to the educational content of the display targeted at the general public.

c) General neatness of the pens throughout the Show.

d) Exhibitors are invited to look upon their stalls as a Herd Display. Advertising material must be confined

to the boards used.

e) Judging will be entirely at the Judge's discretion and based upon more than one visit to the lines.

f) The Judge will take into account the circumstances and variables between stock accommodation.

g) No electrical equipment to be used, with the exception of fans

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Entry Fees:

BERKSHIRE Individual - £12.00

Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr Paul Churchyard

Judging on: Thursday

This Show is a qualifying Show for the Berkshire Pig Breeders Club Champion of Champion.

If the Champion has already qualified, the Reserve Champion will go forward. No pig may qualify more

than once. In the event of the Reserve Champion having previously qualified, the judge will be asked

to nominate another pig to go forward to the final.

Class P1 BOAR Born before 2017.

Class P2 SOW OR GILT Born before 1 July 2016.

Class P3 GILT Born on or after 1 July 2016.

Class P4 BOAR OR GILT Born in 2017.

Class P5

GROUP OF THREE PIGS

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes above. No exhibitor may enter more than one group, which must be their sole

property.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

PC1

PC2

PC3

For the Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

For the Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

For the Champion Berkshire

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Tetbury Challenge Trophy (P16),

a Prize of £30 and a BPA Breed Champion Rosette. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath

& West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

PS1

PS2

For the best Boar

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

For the best Gilt

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

Entry Fees:

BRITISH LOP Individual - £12.00

Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr J Odlin (TBC)

Judging on: Thursday

This is a Qualifying show for the 'LOP of the YEAR' Competition 2017 for Male and Female Pigs born

on or after 1 July 2016. The final will be held at the British Lop Pig Society's Show and Sale to be held in

conjunction with the Rare Breed Survival Trust Show and Sale at Melton Mowbray in

Class P6 BOAR Born on or after 1 July 2016. (see regulation 85).

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Class P7 SOW OR GILT Born before 1 July 2016.

Class P8 GILT Born on or after 1 July 2016.

Class P9 GILT Born on or after 1 September 2016 (see regulation 86).

Class P10 BOAR OR GILT Born in 2017.

Class P11

GROUP OF THREE PIGS

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes above. No exhibitor may enter more than one group, which must be their sole

property.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

PC4

PC5

PC6

PS3

PS4

For the Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette.

For the Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette.

For the Champion British Lop

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Aldens Perpetual Challenge

Cup (P17) offered by Mr G L Collins, a Prize of £30 and a Champion Rosette offered by

the British Lop Society. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette, a Prize of £15 and a Reserve Champion Rosette offered by the British Lop

Society.

For the best Boar

Royal Bath & West Special Rosette.

For the best Sow or Gilt

Royal Bath & West Special Rosette.

Entry Fees:

BRITISH SADDLEBACK Individual - £12.00

Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mrs Deborah Beeby

Judging on: Thursday

Sponsored by Guinness

Class P12 BOAR Born before 1 July 2016.

Class P13 BOAR Born on or after 1 July 2016.

Class P14 BOAR Born in 2017.

Class P15 SOW OR GILT Born before 1 July 2016.

Class P16 GILT Born on or after 1 July 2016.

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Class P17 GILT Born on or after 1 September 2016.

Class P18 GILT Born in 2017.

Class P19

GROUP OF THREE PIGS

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes above. No exhibitor may enter more than one group, which must be their sole

property.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

PC7

PC8

PC9

PS5

PS6

PS7

For the Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

For the Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

For the Champion British Saddleback

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Haskins Perpetual Challenge

Cup (P14) offered by the late Mr M J Hawker, a Prize of £30 and a BPA Breed

Champion Rosette. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette and a Prize of £15.

For the winner of the Group Class

The Gilbert Ryall 'Heytesbury' Perpetual Challenge Cup (P21).

For the best Boar

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

For the best Gilt

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

Entry Fees:

DUROC/HAMPSHIRE/PIETRAIN Individual - £12.00

Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr Nigel Overend

Judging on: Wednesday

Class P20 BOAR Born on or after 1 July 2016.

Class P21 SOW OR GILT Born before 1 July 2016.

Class P22 GILT Born on or after 1 July 2016.

Class P23 BOAR OR GILT Born in 2017.

Class P24

GROUP OF THREE PIGS

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes above. No exhibitor may enter more than one group, which must be their sole

property.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

PC10 For the Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

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PC11 For the Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

PC12 For the Champion Duroc/Hampshire/Pietrain

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Reserve

Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

PS8

PS9

For the best Gilt

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

For the best Boar

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

Entry Fees:

GLOUCESTERSHIRE OLD SPOTS Individual - £12.00

Groups - Free of Charge

All exhibits must be registered with the Society.

Judge: Mr Nigel Overend

Judging on: Thursday

The Royal Bath & West Show is a qualifying event for the annual Gloucestershire Old Spots

Champion of Champion' and the Champion and Reserve will be eligible for the final which will take

place at the Three Counties Show on 12 to 14 June 2015.

Class P25 BOAR Born before 2017.

Class P26 SOW OR GILT Born before 1 July 2016.

Class P27 GILT Born on or after 1 July 2016.

Class P28 BOAR OR GILT Born in 2017.

Class P29

GROUP OF THREE PIGS

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes above. No exhibitor may enter more than one group, which must be their sole

property.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

PC13 For the Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

PC14 For the Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette

PC15 For the Champion Gloucestershire Old Spot

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Chalfield Challenge Bowl (P1)

offered by Mr R F Fuller, a Prize of £30, a BPA Breed Championship Plate, a BPA

Champion Rosette and a Gloucester Old Spots Pig Breeders' Club Rosette. Reserve

Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette, a Prize of £15 and a

Gloucester Old Spot Pig Breeders' Club Rosette.

PS10 For the best Boar

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

PS11 For the best Gilt

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

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Entry Fees:

LANDRACE Individual - £12.00

Groups - Free of Charge

Class P30 BOAR Born before 2017.

Judge: Mr John Millard

Judging on: Wednesday

Class P31 SOW OR GILT Born before 1 July 2016.

Class P32 GILT Born on or after 1 July 2016.

Class P33 BOAR OR GILT Born in 2017.

Class P34

GROUP OF THREE PIGS

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes above. No exhibitor may enter more than one group, which must be their sole

property.

PC16 For the Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

PC17 For the Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

PC18 For the Champion Landrace

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The BPA Silver Perpetual Challenge

Cup (P2), a Prize of £30 and a BPA Breed Champion Rosette. Reserve Champion -

Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

PS12 For the best Sow

The Silver Challenge Trophy (P3).

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

PS13 For the best Boar

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

PS14 For the best Gilt

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

Entry Fees:

LARGE BLACK Individual - £12.00

Groups - Free of Charge

Class P35 BOAR Born before 2017.

Class P36 BOAR Born in 2017.

Judge: Mr Paul Churchyard

Judging on: Thursday

Class P37 SOW OR GILT Born before 1 July 2016.

Class P38 GILT Born between 1 July 2015 and 31 August 2016.

Class P39 GILT Born after 1 September 2016.

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Class P40 GILT Born in 2017.

Class P41

GROUP OF THREE PIGS

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes above. No exhibitor may enter more than one group, which must be their sole

property.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

PC19 For the Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

PC20 For the Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

PC21 For the Champion Large Black

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The BPA Perpetual Challenge Cup

(P13), a Prize of £30, a BPA Breed Champion Rosette and a Rosette from the Large

Black Pig Breeders' Club. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette and a Prize of £15.

PS15 For the winner of the Group Class

The BPA Perpetual Challenge Trophy (P12).

PS16 For the best Boar

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

PS17 For the Best Gilt

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

Entry Fees:

LARGE WHITE Individual - £12.00

Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Nigel Overend

Judging on: Wednesday

Class P42 BOAR Born before 2017.

SJHMachineryLtd

Class P43 SOW OR GILT Born before 1 July 2016.

Class P44 GILT Born on or between 1 July and 31 August 2016.

Class P45 GILT Born after 1 September 2016.

Class P46 BOAR OR GILT Born in 2017.

Class P47

GROUP OF THREE PIGS

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes above. No exhibitor may enter more than one group, which must be their sole

property.

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CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

PC22 For the Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

PC23 For the Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

PC24 For the Champion Large White

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, a Prize of £30 and a BPA Breed

Champion Rosette. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette and a Prize of £15.

PS18 For the best Large Boar

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

PS19 For the best Large Gilt

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

Entry Fees:

MIDDLE WHITE Individual - £12.00

Groups - Free of Charge

Class P48 BOAR Born before 2017.

Judge: Mrs Deborah Beeby

Judging on: Thursday

Class P49 SOW OR GILT Born before 1 July 2016.

Class P50 GILT Born on or after 1 July 2016.

Class P51 BOAR OR GILT Born in 2017.

Class P52

GROUP OF THREE PIGS

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes above. No exhibitor may enter more than one group, which must be their sole

property.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

PC25 For the Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, The Chris Ashby Memorial Trophy (P22)

presented by Miranda Squire and Mary Card. Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette

PC26 For the Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

PC27 For the Champion Middle White

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumble, The Gloucestershire and North Avon

NFU Perpetual Challenge Trophy (P15), a Prize of £30, a BPA Breed Champion

Rosette and an MWPBC Rosette offered to a member of the MWPBC. Reserve

Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

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PS20 For the best Boar

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

PS21 For the best Gilt

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

Entry Fees:

OXFORD SANDY & BLACKS Individual - £12.00

Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Alan Rose

Judging on: Thursday

This Show is a qualifying event for the Oxford Sandy & Black Champion of Champions competition.

The Oxford Sandy & Black Pig Society offers to members only, a Best of Breed rosette for the Best

OSB and also a Champion of Champion qualifying rosette. If the Champion has already qualified then the

Reserve Champion will qualify in its place.

Class P53 BOAR Born before 2017.

Class P54 SOW OR GILT Born before 1 July 2016.

Class P55 GILT Born on or after 1 July 2016.

Class P56 GILT Born on or after 1 September 2016.

Class P57 BOAR OR GILT Born in 2017.

Class P58

GROUP OF THREE PIGS

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes above. No exhibitor may enter more than one group, which must be their sole

property.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

PC28 For the Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

PC29 For the Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

PC30 For the Champion Oxford Sandy & Black

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, a Prize of £30, the Francis

Perpetual presented by A & M Case and an Oxford Sandy & Black Pig Association

Rosette. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a

PS22 For the best Boar

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

PS23 For the best Gilt

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

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Entry Fees:

TAMWORTH Individual - £12.00

Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr J Farrington

Judging on: Thursday

Class P59 BOAR Born on or after 1 July 2016.

Class P60 BOAR Born in 2017.

Class P61 SOW OR GILT Born before 1 July 2016.

Class P62 GILT Born on or after 1 July 2016.

Class P63 GILT Born on or after 1 September 2016.

Class P64 GILT Born in 2017.

Class P65

GROUP OF THREE PIGS

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes above. No exhibitor may enter more than one group, which must be their sole

property.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

PC31 For the Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

PC32 For the Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

PC33 For the Champion Tamworth

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Nick Hunkin Memorial Trophy

(P24), a Prize of £30 and a BPA Breed Champion Rosette. Reserve Champion - Royal

Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

PS24 For the best Boar

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

PS25 For the best Gilt

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

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Entry Fees:

WELSH Individual - £12.00

Groups - Free of Charge

Class P66 BOAR Born before 2017.

Judge: Mrs Joyce Owens

Judging on: Wednesday

This is a qualifier for the Welsh Champion of Champions 2017.

Class P67 SOW OR GILT Born before 1 July 2016.

Class P68 GILT Born on or after 1 July 2016.

Class P69 GILT Born on or after 1 September 2016.

Class P70 BOAR OR GILT Born in 2017.

Class P71

GROUP OF THREE PIGS

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes above. No exhibitor may enter more than one group, which must be their sole

property.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

PC34 For the Champion Male

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette.

PC35 For the Champion Female

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette.

PC36 For the Champion Welsh

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, Prize of £30 and a BPA Breed

Champion Rosette. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette and a Prize of £15.

PS26 For the best Welsh Boar

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

PS27 For the best Welsh Gilt

Born on or after 1 July 2016. Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

Bath & West Shows Ltd would like to thank

for assisting with the cups and trophies

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INTERBREED PIG CHAMPIONSHIP

Judge: Mr Steve Richardson

Judging on: Friday

PC37 For the Champion and Reserve Champion Coloured Pigs

(selected from Berkshire, British Saddleback, Duroc, Hampshire, Large Black,

Gloucestershire Old Spots, Oxford Sandy & Blacks, Tamworth and Kune Kune Breed

Champions). Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Palmer Snell

Perpetual Challenge Trophy (P19) offered by Yeovil Agricultural Society and a Prize of

£25. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize

of £15

PC38 For the Champion and Reserve Champion White Pigs

(selected from Large White, Middle White, British Lop, Landrace and Welsh Breed

Champions). Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Wiltshire NFU

Perpetual Challenge Trophy (P8) and a Prize of £25. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath

& West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

PC39 For the Supreme Champion Pig

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Decanter, The Edmund Rack Challenge Cup

(MS11) and a Prize of £100. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette and a Prize of £50.

YOUNG PIG HANDLER

Entry Fees - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr Mike Smith

To be held on Friday 2 June.

Entries can be made, in the Stock Office, up 6:30pm on Thursday 1 June.

Stock shown must participate in the following breed classes.

PRIZE MONEY: 1st £10; 2nd £7; 3rd £5, 4th - 6th Prize Cards.

Class P76

Class P77

Class P78

Class P79

NOVICE YOUNG HANDLERS

8 years and under. (The Show reserves the right to split this class).

JUNIOR YOUNG HANDLERS

9 to 12 years of age.

INTERMEDIATE YOUNG HANDLERS

13 to 16 years of age.

SENIOR YOUNG HANDLERS

17 to 21 years of age.

CONDITION OF ENTRY AND RULES

* The judge will take into account the way in which the animals are paraded and presented for judging.

* The Conformation of the animal will not be taken into account.

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THE FLACK PIG PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP

Judge: Mr Steve Richardson

Judging on: Friday

The 'Flack' Perpetual Challenge Trophy (RASE) in memory of the late Mr C N Flack is offered for the

Best Pair of Pigs of a breed, one Male and one Female, selected by the Breed Representative of the

British Pig Association.

The Championship will be judged in two groups:

PC40 GROUP A

Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace, Large White, Pietrain and Welsh. Royal Bath & West

Champion Rosettes and a Prize of £20 per animal. Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosettes and a Prize of £10 per animal.

PC41 GROUP B

Berkshire, British Lop, British Saddleback, Gloucester Old Spots, Large Black, Middle

White, Oxford Sandy & Blacks and Tamworth Royal Bath & West Champion

Rosettes and a Prize of £20 per animal. Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosettes and a Prize of £10 per animal.

PC42 The Champion Pair

From groups A and B to compete for the Best Pair of Pigs The Flack Perpetual

Challenge Trophy (P23), Royal Bath & West Champion Rosettes and a Prize of £30

per animal. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosettes and

a Prize of £15 per animal.

PIG PAIRS

Entry Fees - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr Adam Collings

Judging on: Saturday

Sponsored by A P & P C Rose

Prizes: 1st £50; 2nd £20; 3rd £18; 4th £16; 5th £14; 6th £12; 7th £10; 8th £8; 9th £4; 10th £4; £11 £2.

Only Pigs that are entered in previous classes will be eligible for the pairs classes.

Class P72

Class P73

Class P74

PAIR OF BREEDING PIGS OF ANY AGE

One of the opposite sex, chosen from Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace, Large White,

Pietrain or Welsh breeds. The pair to be the property of the exhibitor at the time of the

Show. Entries limited to one pair per exhibitor.

PAIR OF BREEDING PIGS OF ANY AGE

One of the opposite sex, chosen from Berkshire, British Lop, British Saddleback,

Gloucestershire Old Spot. The pair to be the property of the exhibitor at the time of the

Show. Entries limited to one pair per exhibitor.

PAIR OF BREEDING PIGS OF ANY AGE

One of the opposite sex, chosen from Large Black, Middle White, Oxford Sandy &

Black and Tamworth breeds. The pair to be the property of the exhibitor at the time of

the Show. Entries limited to one pair per exhibitor.

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Class P75

BREEDING PAIR OF PIGS

Of the same sex. The winners of this class will NOT be eligible to go forward to the

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

PC43 For the Champion Pair of Pigs from Classes P85 to P87

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Reserve

Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £40.

PIG OF THE YEAR AWARD

Judge: Mr Steve Richardson

Judging on: Saturday

These awards are promoted through The British Pig Association. All animals entered in this

Competition must be the property of a Member of the British Pig Association or the British Lop

Society and must be registered in a herd book of the BPA or the British Lop Pig Society. The eligible

breeds are:

Berkshire, British Lop, British Saddleback, Duroc, Gloucestershire Old Spots, Hampshire, Landrace,

Large Black, Large White, Middle White, Oxford Sandy & Black, Pietrain, Tamworth and Welsh.

The object is to find the Best and Reserve Male and Female (Modern and Traditional) born on or after

1 July 2016 which will enter the final to be held at the Great Yorkshire Show. An allowance of 10p per

mile will be paid by the Great Yorkshire Show to exhibitors attending the final. A condition of entering

the competition is that prize winners at the preliminary round must intend to exhibit at the final.

Where a single breed has more than one class covering the required age group for either sex so

permitting more than one first prize winning animal, the Judge will nominate one for the qualifying

round.

Prizes:

£10 for the Best Modern Breed pig of each sex

£10 for the Best Traditional pig of each sex

£10 and a glass trophy for the overall winner

Rosettes only will be presented at each preliminary round. Prize monies and Glass Trophies for the

preliminary rounds will be presented at the final.

The Final will judge the Best Modern Male and Female with Reserves, and the Best Traditional Male

and Female with Reserves; the Best Pig (ie Pig of the Year) and Reserve.

In the Final at the Great Yorkshire Show, the Modern and Traditional Male and Female Champions will

each receive £60, Reserve Champions £30; Overall Champion £200 and The Geoffrey Cloke Memorial

Salver, and Reserve £150.

PC44 For the Best TRADITIONAL Boar and Reserve Born on or after 1 July 2016.

PC45 For the Best Modern Boar and Reserve Born on or after 1 July 2016.

PC46 For the Best TRADITIONAL Gilt and Reserve Born on or after 1 July 2016.

PC47 For the Best MODERN Gilt and Reserve Born on or after 1 July 2016.

PC48 For the BEST Pig and Reserve Born on or after 1 July 2016.

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YOUNG PIG OF THE YEAR AWARD

Judge: Mr Steve Richardson

Judging on: Saturday

These awards are promoted through The British Pig Association. All animals entered in this

Competition must be the property of a Member of the British Pig Association or the British Lop

Society and must be litter notified and registered in a herd book of the BPA or the British Lop Pig

Society. The eligible breeds are:

Berkshire, British Lop, British Saddleback, Duroc, Gloucestershire Old Spots, Hampshire, Landrace,

Large Black, Large White, Middle White, Oxford Sandy & Black, Pietrain, Tamworth and Welsh.

A pig judged Best Young Male or Best Young Female in a qualifying round cannot compete in any

subsequent round. If a pig having qualified at an earlier show again qualifies at a later show the judge

for that breed shall select an alternative pig of the same breed and sex from any class covering the

required age group.

Where a single breed has more than one class covering the required age group for either sex, so

permitting more than one first prize winning animal, the Judge will nominate one for the qualifying

round.

Prizes:

Glass trophy for the Best Young Pig of each sex.

Rosettes only will be presented at each preliminary round. Glass Trophies for the preliminary rounds

will be presented at the final.

The Final will be held at Royal Three Counties Showground as part of the Malvern Autumn Show on 24

& 25 September 2016 and will be to judge the Best Young Male and Reserve; Best Young Female

and Reserves; the Best Young Pig (ie Young Pig of the Year) and Reserve.

In the Final the Male and Female Champions will each receive £1200, Reserve Champions £60;

Overall Champion £200 and a glass trophy, and Reserve Champion £150.

PC49 For the Best YOUNG MALE and Reserve Born on or after 1 January 2017.

PC50 For the Best YOUNG FEMALE and Reserve Born on or after 1 January 2017.

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KUNE KUNE Entry Fees: £5.00

Judge: Mr Alan Rose

Judging on: Wednesday

PRIZES:

1st: £14; 2nd: £9; 3rd: £7; 4th: £6; 5th: £5

The 4th prize will only be awarded in classes of 8 or more entries.

The 5th prize will only be awarded in classes of 12 or more entries.

Class P80

BOAR Born on or after 1 July 2016, to be at least four months old by the first day of show.

Class P81 SOW Born before 1 July 2016.

Class P82

Class P83

Class P84

GILT Any age.

NON BREEDING CASTRATE Any age.

PAIR OF BREEDING PIGS

Any age, one of the opposite sex. The pair to be the property of the exhibitor at the

time of the Show, entries limited to one pair per exhibitor.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

PC51 For the Champion Kune Kune

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £20. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £10.

KUNE KUNE YOUNG HANDLER

Entry Fees - Free of Charge

Judge: TBA

To be held on Thursday 1 June.

Entries can be made, in the Stock Office, up 6:30pm on Wednesday 31 May.

Stock shown must participate in the appropriate breed classes.

PRIZE MONEY: 1st £10; 2nd £7; 3rd £5, 4th - 6th Prize Cards.

Class P85

YOUNG HANDLER

Any age, only female pigs to be shown. (The Show reserves the right to split this class)

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SHEEP

WEDNESDAY 9:00am

9:30am

10:00am

Followed by

Commercial Lamb in Sheep Lines.

Sheep Breeds (MV only) plus any MV/Non-MV split Breeds

Wool-on-the-Hoof (for breeds judging on Thursday)

Fleece Judging in Sheep Shearing Pavilion.

THURSDAY 9:30am Sheep Breeds (non MV).

10:00am

Wool-on-the-Hoof (for breeds judging on Wednesday)

12:00noon

Performance Recorded Ram (MV)

2:00pm

Wool-on-the-Hoof Championship

3:30pm

Grand Parade

FRIDAY 9:00am Interbreed – individual

Followed by

Interbreed – pairs

9:30am

Sweepstake

11:30am

Sweepstake Championship

12:00noon

Interbreed - groups

3:00pm

Grand Parade

SATURDAY 10:00am Group of 6

Not before 11:30 Young Handler (inc RBST)

2:15pm

Grand Parade

SPLIT OF BREED JUDGING

Wednesday

Any Other Continental

Any Other Native Longwool

Any other Native Shortwool

Beltex

Blue Texel

Charollais

Commercial Lamb

Dorset Horn & Poll Dorset

Hampshire Down

Lleyn

Oxford Down

Suffolk

Texel

Zwartbles

Wool on the Hoof (Thursday breeds)

Friday

Saturday

Interbreeds (inc pairs, groups) Group of 6

Sweepstake

Young Handler

Thursday

Any Other Native Hill & Upland

Black Welsh Mountain

Clun Forest

Coloured Ryeland

Devon Closewool

Devon & Cornwall Longwool

Dorset Down

Exmoor Horn

Greyface Dartmoor

Jacob

Kerry Hill

Ryeland

Scotch Blackface

Shetland, Portland & Primitive

Performance Recorded Ram

Wool on the Hoof (Wednesday breeds)

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PRIZES (£)

Individual & Pairs Entries per Class 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th

1 to 3 30 24 - - - -

4 and 5 30 24 16 - - -

6 to 8 30 24 16 12 - -

9 to 11 30 24 16 12 9 -

12 or more 30 24 16 12 9 7

Group (3 rd prixe where 4 or more entries) 17 14 10 - - -

Performance Recorded Ram 50 25 15 - - -

Fleece Classes 10 8 5 - - -

Wool-on-the-Hoof Classes 8 6 - - - -

HEADLINE SHEEP SPONSOR

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Best Presented Pens

Sheep Section

Sponsored by

Judging throughout the period of the Show.

Presentation on Friday.

PRIZES: 1st £100; 2nd £75; 3rd £50 plus Gold, Silver & Bronze prize cards.

All sheep exhibitors will be considered for these awards unless they state otherwise. This is an

Interbreed Competition and will be based upon the tidiness and cleanliness of pens, stock and

stockmen, presentation of any display information.

The Judge will take into account the following:

.

a) Flock signs and the display of pedigree, production and financial information; about the Flock and

about Stock for sale displayed in a space not exceeding 2 metres wide by 1 metre high for each pen

booked, either as a separate unit or in a continuous run. These measurements must include all

fixings and attachments, and nails must not be used to affix the display boards to the pens. The

board must be provided and fixed by the exhibitor and made of any lightweight material. Backing

material will be allowed to cover the entire length of pens. Rosettes from other Shows will not be

permitted as part of the display. Flowers and shrubs are not allowed to enhance the appearance of

the display.

b) Consideration will be given to the educational content of the display targeted at the general

public.

c) General neatness of the pens throughout the Show.

d) Exhibitors are invited to look upon their stalls as a Flock Display. Advertising material must be

confined to the boards used.

e) Judging will be entirely at the Judge's discretion and based upon more than one visit to the lines.

f) The Judge will take into account the circumstances and variables between stock accommodation.

g) No electrical equipment to be used, with the exception of fans.

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COMMERCIAL LAMB - LIVE Entry Fees - £3.00

Judge: Mr Edward Davies

Judging on: Wednesday

Lambs must be in their pens by 7:30am on Wednesday 1 June. Lambs will be judged directly on classification,

if not currently paid up members of Farm Assured Scheme payment will be at Non Farm Assured price. The

lambs will be judged independently live for the British Market in their classes. The Lambs must be unhoused

and UNTRIMMED except for the squaring of the tails.

PRIZES: Live Judging: 1st £26, 2nd £17; 3rd £9; 4th £7; 5th £5.

(8 or more entries = 4th prize and 12 or more entries = 5th prize).

Class S1

Class S2

Class S3

Class S4

Class S5

Class S6

Class S7

SINGLE LAMB Sired by a Beltex ram.

SINGLE LAMB Sired by a Charollais ram.

SINGLE LAMB Sired by a Dorset Down or Hampshire Down ram.

SINGLE LAMB Sired by a Suffolk ram.

SINGLE LAMB Sired by a Texel ram.

SINGLE LAMB Sired by a ram of any other breed other than Beltex, Charollais,

Dorset Down, Hampshire down, Suffolk or Texel.

PAIR OF MATCHING LAMBS Sired by a Beltex ram.

Class S8 PAIR OF MATCHING LAMBS Sired by a Charollais ram .

Class S9

Class S10

Class S11

Class S12

PAIR OF MATCHING LAMBS Sired by a Dorset Down or Hampshire Down ram.

PAIR OF MATCHING LAMBS Sired by a Suffolk ram.

PAIR OF MATCHING LAMBS Sired by a Texel ram.

PAIR OF MATCHING LAMBS Sired by a ram of any other breed other than Beltex,

Charollais, Dorset Down, Hampshire Down, Suffolk or Texel.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC1

SC2

For the Best Single Entry

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

For the Best Pairs Entry

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

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COMMERCIAL LAMB - CARCASE

Do not enter – For Results Only

Special thanks to Kesbury Ltd for their generous support and C Snell of Chard where the lambs will be

slaughtered on Wednesday afternoon

Presentation of Trophies will be held in the Sheep Lines on Friday 3 June at approximately 11:30am.

PRIZES:

1st £32; 2nd £22; 3rd £17; 4th £12; 5th £9.50.

(4th prize will be awarded in classes of 8 or more entries.

5th prize will be awarded in classes of 12 or more entries).

Class S13

Class S14

All single lambs will be judged as ONE class

(Classes S1 to S6 inclusive) for the British Market (Do not enter this class which is for

results only).

All pair of lambs will be judged as ONE class

(Classes S7 to S12 inclusive) for the British Market. (Do not enter this class which is

for results only).

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC3

SC4

SS1

For the Best Single Entry

Adjudged to be the best Lamb Carcase for the British Market Royal Bath & West

Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Renard Perpetual Challenge Cup (S13) and a Prize of

£30. Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a prize of £15.

For the Best Pair Entry

Adjudged to be the best pair of Lamb Carcases for the British Market.

For the best lamb carcase sired by a Dorset Down Ram.

Dorset Down Challenge Cup (S7).

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Entry Fees:

ANY OTHER CONTINENTAL BREED Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr Tim Butcher

Judging on: Wednesday

Entries are restricted to Maedi Visna Accredited sheep and flocks

All sheep must be entered or eligible for entry in the flock book of the appropriate Breed Society and

presented in accordance with the rules of that Society.

Class S15

Class S16

Class S17

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING RAM

Class S18

Class S19

Class S20

Class S21

Class S22

RAM LAMB

EWE 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING EWE

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC5

For the Champion Any Other Continental Breed

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

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Entry Fees:

ANY OTHER NATIVE HILL & UPLAND BREED Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr David Pittendreigh

Judging on: Wednesday

All sheep must be entered or eligible for entry in the Flock Book of the appropriate Breed Society and

presented in accordance with the rules of that Society.

Class S23

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

Class S24 RAM 2 shear and upwards .

Class S25

Class S26

Class S27

Class S28

Class S29

Class S30

SHEARLING RAM

RAM LAMB

EWE 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING EWE

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC6

For the Champion Any Other Native Hill & Upland Breed

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

Entry Fees:

ANY OTHER NATIVE LONGWOOL BREED Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Ms Davina Stanhope

Judging on: Wednesday

All sheep must be entered or eligible for entry in the Flock Book of the appropriate Breed Society and

presented in accordance with the rules of that Society.

Class S31

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

Class S32

RAM 2 shear & upwards.

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Class S33

Class S34

SHEARLING RAM

RAM LAMB

Class S35 EWE 2 shear and upwards .

Class S36

Class S37

Class S38

SHEARLING EWE

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC7

SS2

For the Champion Any Other Native Longwool Breed

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

For the highest placed Wensleydale Sheep

A Wensleydale Sheep Society rosette.

Entry Fees:

ANY OTHER NATIVE SHORTWOOL BREED Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr D Rossiter

Judging on: Thursday

All sheep must be entered or eligible for entry in the Flock Book of the appropriate Breed Society and

presented in accordance with the rules of that Society.

Class S39

Class S40

Class S41

Class S42

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING RAM

RAM LAMB

Class S43 EWE 2 shear and upwards .

Class S44

SHEARLING EWE

Class S45

EWE LAMB

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Class S46

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC8

For the Champion Any Other Native Shortwool Breed

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

Entry Fees:

BELTEX Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr John Hall

Judging on: Wednesday

All sheep entered in the Beltex Section must be birth notified or fully registered with the Beltex Sheep

Society and presented in accordance with the rules of that Society. Entries will only be accepted from

Maedi-Visna Accredited Flocks

Class S47

Class S48

Class S49

Class S50

Class S51

Class S52

Class S53

Class S54

GROUP OF THREE

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING RAM

RAM LAMB

AGED EWE

SHEARLING EWE

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC9

For the Champion and Reserve Champion Male

.Beltex Sheep Society Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

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SC10 For the Champion and Reserve Champion Female

Beltex Sheep Society Champion and Reserve Champion Rosettes.

SC11 For the Champion Beltex

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, a Prize of £30 and a Beltex Sheep

Society Champion Rosette. Reserve Champion a Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette, a Prize of £15 and a Beltex Sheep Society Reserve Champion

Rosette.

Entry Fees:

BLACK WELSH MOUNTAIN Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr Huw Williams

Judging on: Thursday

Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules of the Breed Society (if in place).

Points will be awarded for The Gaer Trophy.

Class S54

Class S55

Class S56

Class S57

Class S58

Class S59

Class S60

Class S61

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARING RAM

EWE Shorn with progeny.

SHEARLING EWE Not to be shown in any other class (except group).

PAIR OF SHEARLING EWES

EWE LAMB OR RAM LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC10 For the Champion Black Welsh Mountain

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, a Prize of £30 and a Black Welsh

Mountain Sheep Breeders' Association Rosette. Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

SS3

For the best Black Welsh Mountain

(Male or Female), bred by the exhibitor. The Addersholme Perpetual Trophy (S20)

offered by Mr & Mrs Wilkes and Family.

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Entry Fees:

BLUE TEXEL Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Ms Nina Smith

Judging on: Wednesday

Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules of the Breed Society (if in place). Entries are restricted to

Maedi Visna Accredited Sheep only.

Class S62

Class S63

Class S64

Class S65

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING RAM

RAM LAMB

Class S66 EWE Having suckled lamb(s) in 2017.

Class S67

Class S68

Class S69

SHEARLING EWE

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC11 For the Champion Blue Texel

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

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Entry Fees:

CHAROLLAIS Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr James Clanachan

Judging on: Wednesday

Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules of the Breed Society (if in place). Entries are restricted to

Maedi Visna Accredited Sheep only.

Class S70

Class S71

Class S72

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING RAM

Class S73 RAM LAMB Born on or after 1 December 2016.

Class S74

Class S75

EWE 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING EWE

Class S76 EWE LAMB Born on or after 1 December 2016.

Class S77

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC12 For the Champion Charollais

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, a Prize of £30 and a Charollais

Sheep Society Rosette. Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of

SS4

For the Best Exhibitor in each class

Who has not previously won a first prize at an agricultural show - South West Region of

the Charollais Sheep Society prize (to be sent direct to the exhibitor)

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Entry Fees:

CLUN FOREST Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mrs Jean Ritchie

Judging on: Thursday

Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules of the Breed Society (if in place).

Class S78

Class S79

Class S80

Class S81

Class S82

Class S83

Class S84

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING RAM

RAM LAMB

SHEARLING EWE

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC13 For the Champion Clun Forest

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

Entry Fees:

COLOURED RYELAND Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Matthew Pink

Judging on: Thursday

Class S85

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

Class S86

Class S87

RAM 2 years old and upwards.

YEARLING RAM

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Class S88

Class S89

Class S90

Class S91

RAM LAMB

EWE

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC14 For the Champion Coloured Ryeland

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

Entry Fees:

DEVON CLOSEWOOL Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr Richard Burge

Judging on: Thursday

Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules of the Breed Society (if in place).

Class S92

Class S93

Class S94

Class S95

Class S96

Class S97

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards, in wool or shorn after 1 April.

SHEARLING RAM To be shown shorn after 1 April.

SHEARLING EWE To be shown shorn after 1 April.

EWE LAMB OR RAM LAMB.

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC15 For the Champion Devon Closewool

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Devon Closewool Sheep

Breeders' Society Perpetual Challenge Trophy (S10) and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and Prize of £15.

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Entry Fees:

DEVON & CORNWALL LONGWOOL Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Jim Lukehurst

Judging on: Thursday

SJHMachineryLtd

Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules of the Breed Society (if in place). Shearling rams must be

shown shorn and all other entries shown in their wool.

Class S98

Class S99

Class S100

Class S101

Class S102

Class S103

Class S104

Class S105

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING RAM

SHEARLING EWE

EWE LAMB

RAM LAMB

AGED EWE

To have reared a lamb or lambs in the year of the Show.

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC16 For the Champion Devon & Cornwall Longwool

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Roger Williams Memorial Cup

(S28) and a Prize of £30. Only one replica will be awarded to any one exhibitor. Royal

Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize pf £15.

SS5

For the Best Entry in the Devon & Cornwall Longwool classes

The property of the exhibitor who has not, prior to entry, won a first prize at the Royal

Bath & West Show, Royal Cornwall Show or Devon County Show.

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Entry Fees:

DORSET DOWN Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr N J Bond

Judging on: Thursday

Lambs must have been born on or after 1 December 2016 and must show all their lamb teeth. All

shearling ewes and rams must have been shorn bare on or after 1 January in the year of the Show.

Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules of the Breed Society (if in place).

Class S106

Class S107

Class S108

Class S109

Class S110

Class S111

Class S112

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING RAM

RAM LAMB

SHEARLING EWE

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC17 For the Champion Dorset Down

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Dorset Down Sheep Breeders'

Association Perpetual Challenge Cup (S9) and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath & West

Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

SS6

SS7

SS8

For the Best Dorset Down of the opposite sex to the Champion

The Dorset Down Sheep Breeders' Association Perpetual Rose Bowl (S15).

For the Best Dorset Down Group

The Albert Charron Cup, offered by the Dorset Down Sheep Breeders' Association.

For the Exhibitor with the most points

The allocation of points for all classes will be as follows:

1st - 4pts; 2nd - 3pts; 3rd - 2pts; 4th - 1pt .

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Entry Fees:

DORSET HORN & POLL DOREST Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr Ben Lamb

Judging on: Wednesday

Entries will only be accepted from registered members of the Breed Society with registered sheep or

sheep eligible to be registered. All sheep over 12 months old must be shorn on or after 1 February in

the year of the Show. Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules of the Breed Society (if in place).

Class S113

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

Class S114 RAM 2 shear and upwards .

Class S115

SHEARLING RAM

Class S116 RAM LAMB Born on or after 1 September 2016.

Class S117 EWE 2 shear and upwards which is rearing or has reared lamb(s) in 2017.

Class S118

SHEARLING EWE

Class S119 EWE LAMB Born on or after 1 September 2016.

Class S120

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC18 For the Champion Dorset Horn & Poll Dorset

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Urquhart Perpetual Silver

Challenge Trophy (S3), a Prize of £30 and a Dorset Horn & Poll Dorset Association

Rosette. Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

SS9

For the best Dorset Horn & Poll Dorset entry of opposite sex to the Champion

. Perpetual Trophy presented by Jenny Simpson and a Dorset Horn & Poll Dorset

Association Rosette.

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SS10 For the Breeder with the highest number of points

Points for this award will be awarded as follows:

1st, 6pts; 2nd ,5pts; 3rd, 4pts; 4th, 3 pts; 5th, 2 pts; 6th, 1pt.

The Sherborne Flock Trophy presented by Richard Hole.

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Entry Fees:

EXMOOR Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr Grenville Hockridge

Judging on: Thursday

All exhibitors to be members of the Exmoor Horn Breed Society. Sheep must be shown in accordance with the

rules of the Breed Society (if in place).

Class S121

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

Class S122 RAM 2 shear and upwards, shorn after 1 March 2017.

Class S123 YEARLING RAM Shorn after 1 March 2017.

Class S124

RAM LAMB

Class S125 YEARLING EWE Shorn after 1 March 2017.

Class S126

Class S127

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC19 For the Champion Exmoor Horn

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Phillips Livestock Challenge

Cup (S2). The Cup to be won four times in succession or six times in all before

becoming the property of the exhibitor and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

Entry Fees:

GREYFACE DARTMOOR Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mrs Janet Rogers

Judging on: Thursday

Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules of the Breed Society (if in place).

Class S128

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

Class S129

AGED RAM 2 shear and upwards.

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Class S130

Class S131

Class S132

Class S133

Class S134

Class S135

SHEARLING RAM

RAM LAMB

AGED EWE Having reared a lamb in the year of the show.

SHEARLING EWE

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC20 For the Champion Greyface Dartmoor

. Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The John Mead Perpetual Challenge

Cup (S18), a Prize of £30. Reserve Champion a Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

SS11 For the Best Group of Three

The Kim Riceman Perpetual Memorial Plate (S26).

SS12 For the Best Male

Prize of £10 presented by the Dartmoor Sheep Breeders' Association to the Best

male shown and owned by an Association member.

SS13 For the Best Female

The Emma Blakeney Memorial Cup. Prize of £10 presented by the Dartmoor Sheep

Breeders' Association to the Best Female shown and owned by an Association

member (from Classes S132 & S133, provided those in Class S132 have her lambs at

foot. If the winner of Class S132 is not eligible, the winner of Class S133 will

automatically win the prize).

Entry Fees:

HAMPSHIRE DOWN Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: M Lewis Knight

Judging on: Wednesday

Sponsored by Woolley & Wallis

Classes will be run under Breed Society rules.

Entries in the Hampshire Down classes are restricted to Maedi Visna Accredited Sheep only. Any

artificial colouring of the sheep is prohibited. Shearling rams and ewes must be shorn bare on or after

1 March before they are exhibited in the year of showing. Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules

of the Breed Society (if in place).

Class S136

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

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Class S137 SHEARLING RAM Shorn bare on or after 1 March 2017.

Class S138 SINGLE RAM LAMB Born on or after 1 December 2016.

Class S139

Class S140

SINGLE RAM LAMB Born on or after 1 December 2016, untrimmed except for head and tail.

PAIR OF RAM LAMBS Born on or after 1 December 2016. The animals entered cannot be

entered in a singles class (and vice versa).

Class S141 SHEARLING EWE Shorn bare on or after 1 March 2017.

Class S142 SINGLE EWE LAMB Born on or after 1 December 2016.

Class S143

Class S144

PAIR OF EWE LAMBS Born on or after 1 December 2016. The animals entered cannot be

entered in a singles class (and vice versa).

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC21 For the Champion Hampshire Down

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, the Hampshire Down Sheep

Breeder's Association Perpetual Challenge Cup (S1) and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a prize of £15.

SS14 For the Best Hampshire Down of the opposite sex to the Champion

The Hampshire Down Sheep Breeders' Association Perpetual Challenge Cup (S16).

SS15 For the Best Group of Three

The H J W Knight Perpetual Challenge Cup.

Entry Fees:

JACOB Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr Ron King

Judging on: Thursday

All Sheep to be shown according to Jacob Sheep Society Rules

Class S145

Class S146

Class S147

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING RAM

Class S148

RAM LAMB

Class S149 EWE 2 shear and upward, which is rearing or has reared lamb(s) in 2016.

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Class S150

Class S151

Class S152

SHEARLING EWE

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC22 For the Champion Jacob

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Colly Perpetual Challenge Cup

(S22) offered by Brigadier & Mrs Cook, a Prize of £30 and a Jacob Sheep Society

Championship Rosette. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette and a Prize of £15.

ROYAL CORNWALL SHOW

The Royal Cornwall Showground,

Wadebridge, Cornwall.

June 8 - 10, 2017

Closing Dates for Entries

Goats – Dairy, Pygmy

TBC

Contact Sue Smith on 01326 563229 Sueatboscadjack@hotmail.com

Cattle, Sheep, Rare Breed Sheep, Pigs,

Fleeces, Horses & Donkeys April 18

Showjumping

May 2 (if stabling required)

May 16 (if no stabling)

For Schedules, Entry Forms and Details of the Section Shows –

Dogs, Poultry, Pigeons, Rabbits, Cavies, Cage Birds, Bees & Honey,

Home-Made Wine, Flower Show Competitive Classes

(please state section required)

Contact:

Christopher Riddle, Secretary

Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association

Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7JE

Telephone: (01208) 814489 Fax: (01208) 812713

Email: livestock@royalcornwall.co.uk Web: www.royalcornwall.co.uk

Online entries and schedules: www.rcsentries.co.uk

All 2016 Exhibitors will automatically receive Schedules

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Entry Fees:

KERRY HILL Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr A John

Judging on: Thursday

Open only to registered and trimmed sheep. No chalk to be used on fleeces. Sheep must be shown in

accordance with the rules of the Breed Society (if in place).

Class S153

Class S154

Class S155

Class S156

Class S157

Class S158

Class S159

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING RAM

RAM LAMB Born in year of show.

SHEARLING EWE

EWE LAMB Born in year of show.

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC23 For the Champion Kerry Hill

.Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Michael Ward Perpetual

Challenge Cup (S23) and a Prize of £30. Reserve Champion - Royal Bath & West

Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

Entry Fees:

LLEYN Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr Derek Bond

Judging on: Wednesday

All animals to be shown untrimmed, light brushing only accepted, any washing confined to head and

legs and to be shorn bare after 1 May. Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules of the Breed

Society (if in place). Entries are restricted to Maedi Visna Accredited Sheep only.

Class S160

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

Class S161

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

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Class S162

SHEARLING RAM

Class S163 EWE Born before 2015. Ewes must have reared lamb(s) in 2017.

Class S164

Class S165

Class S166

Class S167

SHEARLING EWE

EWE With own twin lambs at foot.

EWE LAMB OR RAM LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC24 For the Champion Lleyn

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Lleyn Sheep Society Perpetual

Challenge Cup (S4) and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette and a Prize of £15.

SS16 For the Best Lleyn entry of the opposite sex to the Champion

Perpetual Trophy offered by Mrs Joan Battersby Harford.

SS17 For the best Ewe with own twin lambs at foot

Perpetual Trophy offered by Mr & Mrs Philip Hendy.

Entry Fees:

OXFORD DOWN Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr J W Eustice

Judging on: Wednesday

Lambs must have been born on or after 1 December 2015; Shearlings must have been born on or after

1 December 2014. All Sheep other than lambs must be bare clipped after 1 February of the current

Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules of the Breed Society (if in place).

Class S168

Class S169

Class S170

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING RAM

Class S171

Class S172

RAM LAMB

EWE Shearling and over.

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Class S173

Class S174

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC25 For the Champion Oxford Down

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a prize of £15.

Entry Fees:

RYELAND Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr Matthew Pink

Judging on: Thursday

Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules of the Breed Society (if in place).

Class S175

Class S176

Class S177

Class S178

Class S179

Class S180

Class S181

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM Two years old and upwards.

YEARLING RAM

RAM LAMB

EWE

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC26 For the Champion Ryeland

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

SS18 For the Best Female

The William Ward Perpetual Challenge Cup (S6) presented by Mr G G Tibbey.

SS19 For the Best Ram

The Berrington Magician Cup (S5). Originally donated by G G & E M Tibbey. The

Trophy was won outright by R P Wear and represented in 1984-1987, 1996-1996. To

be won three times in succession or four times in all before becoming the property of

the exhibitor.

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Entry Fees:

SCOTCH BLACKFACE Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr James Medland

Judging on: Thursday

Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules of the Breed Society (if in place).

Class S182

Class S183

Class S184

Class S185

Class S186

Class S187

Class S188

Class S189

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

YEARLING RAM

EWE with ram lamb(s).

EWE With ewe lamb(s).

YEARLING EWE

EWE LAMB OR RAM LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC27 For the Champion Scotch Blackface

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, a Prize of £30 and a prize of £20

offered by the West of England Blackfaced Sheepbreeders Association. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

SS20 For the Best Male

Prize of £10 offered by the West of England Blackfaced Sheepbreeders Association.

SS21 For the Best Female

Prize of £10 offered by the West of England Blackfaced Sheepbreeders Association.

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Entry Fees:

SHETLAND, PORTLAND & PRIMITIVE Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr Neil Adams

Judging on: Thursday

Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules of the Breed Society (if in place).

All adult Boreray, Castlemilk Moorit, Manx Loaghtan, North Ronaldsay, Portland and Soay sheep to

be fully registered with the RBST.

All adult Hebridean sheep to be fully registered with the HSS.

All adult Shetland sheep to be fully registered with the SSS.

The Show reserves the right to split some of the classes should there be sufficient entries.

Class S190

Class S191

Class S192

Class S193

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING RAM

RAM LAMB

Class S194 EWE Shearling. Entries in this class may not enter Class S194.

Class S195

Class S196

Class S197

EWE 2 shear and upwards. (Must have reared a lamb this year).

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC28 For the Champion Shetland & Primitive

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, Prize of £30, The Penterry Perennial

Salver offered by Mr Ian Dack (USA) and a Rosette offered by the Shetland Sheep

Society. Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette, a Prize of £15 and a

Rosette offered by the Shetland Sheep Society.

SS22 For the Highest Placed Primitive Sheep

(Shetland sheep not eligible) Royal Bath & West Special Rosette and The Parker

Perennial silver Cup offered by the late Mrs Julie Parker.

SS23 For the best Portland animal

The Portland Challenge Perpetual Cup, offered by Mr & Mrs Howell and a Rosette

offered by the Portland Breeders Group.

SS24 For the best Hebridean animal

Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

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SS25 For the best Castlemilk Moorit animal

Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

SS26 For the best Manx Loaghtan animal

Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

SS27 For the best Boreray animal

Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

SS28 For the best Soay animal

Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

SS29 For the best North Ronaldsay animal

Royal Bath & West Special Rosette

Entry Fees:

SUFFOLK Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr John Griffiths

Judging on: Wednesday

Entries are restricted to Maedi Visna Accredited

Sheep and Flocks entered in the Suffolk Sheep

Society's Flock Book.

Sheep must be shown in accordance with the rules of the Breed Society (if in place).

Class S198

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

Class S199

Class S200

Class S201

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING RAM

RAM LAMB

Class S202 EWE Having suckled lamb(s) in 2017.

Class S203

Class S204

Class S205

SHEARLING EWE

.

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

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CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC29 For the Champion Suffolk

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The Perrinpit Silver Perpetual

Challenge Plate (S8) won outright in 1966 by A E Weaver & Sons and represented and

A Prize of £30. Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

Entry Fees:

TEXEL Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Sponsored by

Judge: Mr David Bradley Farmer

Judging on: Wednesday

The Royal Bath & West is the Texel Society Focus Show for 2017.

Entries are restricted to Maedi Visna Accredited Sheep only.

Sheep to be bare clipped on or after 1 April - no dressing, artificial whitening, trimming/clipping or

excessive use of dips will be permitted. Classes run under any Society rules in place.

Class S206

Class S207

Class S208

Class S209

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING RAM

RAM LAMB

Class S210 EWE Having suckled lamb(s) in 2017.

Class S211

Class S212

Class S213

SHEARLING EWE

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC30 For the Champion Texel

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, The John & Kate Marshall Perpetual

Trophy (S21), a Prize of £30 and a Texel Sheep Society Rosette. Royal Bath & West

Reserve Champion Rosette, a Prize of £15 and a Texel Sheep Society Rosette.

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Entry Fees:

ZWARTBLES Individual - £12.00

Pairs & Groups - Free of Charge

Judge: Mr Philip Caunter

Judging on: Thursday

Sheep must be shown in accordance with the Zwartbles Sheep Association Rules. Entries are restricted to

Maedi Visna Accredited Sheep only.

Class S214

Class S215

Class S216

Class S217

Class S218

Class S219

Class S220

GROUP OF THREE SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other two, selected from animals entered in the

classes below. Exhibitors may only enter one group per breed, which must be their

sole property. The winning group will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed

Sheep Group Championship.

RAM 2 shear and upwards.

SHEARLING RAM

RAM LAMB

EWE Any age.

EWE LAMB

PAIR OF SHEEP

One being of the opposite sex to the other. The animals to be selected from the

entries in the above classes and exhibitors may enter one pair per breed in this class.

The winning pair will go forward to represent the breed in the Interbreed Sheep Pairs

Championship.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC31 For the Champion Zwartbles

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler, Prize of £30 and a Perpetual

Challenge Trophy presented by T D & R M Davies (NN16). Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

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SHEEPBREEDER PERFORMANCE RECORDED RAM Entry Fee - £12.00

Judge: Mr Richard Wear

Judging on: Thursday

The ear number of each ram must be submitted by e-mail to to Sam Boon of Signet (Email:

signet@ahdb.org.uk Subject: Bath & West) by 13 May. No substitution will be allowed. The ram

must be in the flock of a current Signet client in Great Britain. Rams entered must have a breeding

index above the previous year's average index value. This competition will be judged solely on

inspection. Signet can be contacted on Tel: 0247 647 8829.

Class S221

Class S222

PERFORMANCE RECORDED RAM

For ram lambs of any pure breed, to have been born between 1 September and

31 December 2016.

PERFORMANCE RECORDED RAM

For ram lambs of any pure breed, to have been born between 1 January and

28 February 2017.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC32 For the Champion Performance Recorded Ram

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

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WOOL-ON-THE-HOOF - WEDNESDAY Entry Fee - £1.50

Judge: Mr Steve Spencer

Judging on: Wednesday

(Sheep must be in fleece)

Confined to animals already entered in the Breed Classes. Sheep can be judged either shorn or

unshorn and should be shown in the state demanded by their flock book. Sheep will be judged in

marquee order, not class order.

Inter-Show Wool-on-the-Hoof Championship. The Champion of the Wool on the Hoof Classes at this

Show will also be judged against the Champions of Devon County and Royal Cornwall at the Royal

Cornwall Show. The Champion of Champions will receive a salver presented by Devon & Cornwall

Wools at the Royal Cornwall Show and the other two finalists will receive salvers from the British Wool

Marketing Board as recognition for reaching the Final. The Champion from this Show will not be

eligible to compete for the Royal Cornwall Show Wool-on-the-Hoof Championship.

Class S223

Class S224

Class S225

Class S226

Class S227

Class S228

Class S229

Class S230

Class S231

Class S232

Class S233

Class S234

Class S235

Class S236

RAM OR EWE OF ANY OTHER NATIVE HILL & UPLAND BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE BLACK WELSH MOUNTAIN BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE CLUN FOREST BREED

RAM OR EWE OF THE COLOURED RYELAND BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE DEVON CLOSEWOOL BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE DEVON & CORNWALL LONGWOOL BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE DORSET DOWN BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE EXMOOR HORN BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE GREYFACE DARTMOOR BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE JACOB BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE KERRY HILL BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE RYELAND BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE SCOTCH BLACKFACE BREED

RAM OR EWE OF THE SHETLAND, PORTLAND & PRIMITIVE BREEDS

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WOOL-ON-THE-HOOF - THURSDAY Entry Fee - £1.50

Judge: Mr Steve Spencer

Judging on: Thursday

(Sheep must be in fleece)

Confined to animals already entered in the Breed Classes. Sheep can be judged either shorn or

unshorn and should be shown in the state demanded by their flock book. Sheep will be judged in

marquee order, not class order.

Inter-Show Wool-on-the-Hoof Championship. The Champion of the Wool on the Hoof Classes at this

Show will also be judged against the Champions of Devon County and Royal Cornwall at the Royal

Cornwall Show. The Champion of Champions will receive a salver presented by Devon & Cornwall

Wools at the Royal Cornwall Show and the other two finalists will receive salvers from the British Wool

Marketing Board as recognition for reaching the Final. The Champion from this Show will not be

eligible to compete for the Royal Cornwall Show Wool-on-the-Hoof Championship.

Class S237

Class S238

Class S239

Class S240

Class S241

Class S242

Class S243

Class S244

Class S245

Class S246

Class S247

Class S248

Class S249

RAM OR EWE OF ANY OTHER CONTINENTAL BREED

RAM OR EWE OF ANY OTHER NATIVE LONGWOOL BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF ANY OTHER NATIVE SHORTWOOL BREED.

RAM or EWE of THE BELTEX BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE BLUE TEXEL BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE CHAROLLAIS BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE DORSET HORN & POLL DORSET BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE HAMPSHIRE DOWN BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE LLEYN BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE OXFORD DOWN BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE SUFFOLK BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE TEXEL BREED.

RAM OR EWE OF THE ZWARTBLES BREED.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC33 For the Best Coloured entry

Selected from Black Welsh Mountain, Blue Texel, Coloured Ryeland, Jacob, Shetland,

Portland & Primitive (Portland or White Shetland would be moved to SC35) and

Zwartbles Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Royal

Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

SC34 For the Best Longwooled, Hill & Upland entry

Selected from Devon & Cornwall Longwool, Greyface Dartmoor, Scotch Blackface,

Any Other Native Longwool or Any Other Native Hill & Upland Royal Bath & West

Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

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SC35 For the Best Shortwooled entry

Selected from Beltex, Charollais, Clun Forest, Devon Closewool, Dorset Down, Dorset Horn

& Poll Dorset, Exmoor Horn, Hampshire Down, Kerry Hill, Lleyn, Oxford Down, Ryeland,

Suffolk, Texel, Any Other Continental or Any Other Native Shortwool Royal Bath & West

Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

SC36 For the Champion Wool-on-the-Hoof

.oyal Bath & West Champion Sash, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Royal Bath & West

Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

FLEECE COMPETITION Entry Fee - £2.00

Judge: Mr Steve Spencer

Judging on: Wednesday

To be judged in the Fleece Marquee on Wednesday, 31 May. For the purposes of this competition, fleeces

must be neatly rolled and secured by the neck wool. Exhibitors are restricted to two fleeces per class.

Exhibitors are responsible for ensuring that fleeces are delivered to the Sheep Shearing Pavilion between

8:30am and 9:30am on the day of judging. Fleeces may be collected after 4:00pm on Saturday 3 June.

Fleeces which are artificially stained or coloured or fastened with any form of twine will be eliminated. The

competition will be judged on a points system. Fleeces may be moved at the discretion of the judge.

Class S250

Class S251

Class S252

Class S253

Class S254

EXTRA FINE/FINE Including Merinos, Suffolk, Ryeland, Charollais and Downs.

MEDIUM Including Halfbred, Texel and Lleyn.

CROSS AND LUSTRE Including Mule, Greyface, Wensleydale, Lincoln and Devon.

HILL AND MOUNTAIN Including Radnor, Exmoor, Blackface and Welsh.

NATURAL COLOURED Including Jacob, Black Welsh Mountain, Zwartbles or any other

natural coloured pure bred or cross bred fleece.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC37 For the Champion Fleece

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £30. Royal Bath &

West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £15.

SWEEPSTAKE

Entry Fee – Free of Charge

Judge: Mr Malcolm Yeo

To be held on Friday 2 June.

Entries taken at Show only in the Stock Office up to 5:00pm on Thursday.

Open to stock which have not won 1st or 2nd in breed classes but have participated

in the current show.

Class S255

Class S256

Continental breeds

Native breeds

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GROUP OF SIX

Entry Fee – Free of Charge

Judges: Mr A G Selway (Continental)

Mr Richard Dorrell (Native)

To be held on Saturday 3 June.

Entries taken at Show only in the Stock Office up to 5:00pm on Friday.

Minimum of two exhibitors per group, with at least one animal being of the opposite sex.

Stock must have participated in previous breed classes.

PRIZE MONEY: 1st £15, 2nd £10, 3rd £5 (per animal) Prize cards per exhibitor to 6th place

Class S257

Class S258

Continental breeds

Native breeds

SHEEP SHOWMANSHIP

Entry Fee – Free of Charge

Judges: Mrs D Smillie-Gray and Mr S Gray (TBC)

To be held on Friday 2 June.

Entries can be made, in the Stock Office, up 6:30pm on Thursday 1 June.

Sheep must have been exhibited in previous breed classes.

Prizes: 1st £10; 2nd £6; 3rd £4

Class S259

Class S260

Class S261

SHEEP SHOWMANSHIP 4 to 7 years of age.

SHEEP SHOWMANSHIP 8 to 12 years of age.

SHEEP SHOWMANSHIP 13 to 16 years of age.

CHAMPION & SPECIAL PRIZES

SC38 For the Champion Sheep Showman

Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette and Tumbler. Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette.

The winner(s) of the Young Sheep Handlers classes (S260 and S261) will be eligible to take part in the RBST

Young Shepherd Competition 2017. If the class winner has already qualified the next highest placed

competitor not previously qualified can go forward.

The Grand Final for the RBST Young Shepherd Competition will be held at the Royal County of Berkshire

Show on Sunday 17 September 2017 at the Newbury Showground. The Junior Shepherd of the Year will

win the Outlane Trophy and the Senior Young Shepherd of the Year will win the Harrison Challenge Trophy.

The winners from each class will then compete for the overall Young Shepherd of the Year. The winner will

receive £50 and the Champion rosette, and the Reserve £25 and Reserve Champion rosette.

The handler qualifiers not the sheep and in the final rare or native breeds must be shown.

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INTERBREED SHEEP CHAMPIONSHIPS

Judge: Mr Richard Wear

Judging on: Thursday

SC39 For the Champion Continental Shortwool Sheep

Selected from Beltex, Charollais, Texel, Zwartbles and Any Other Continental breed Royal

Bath& West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

SC40 For the Champion Native Shortwool Sheep

Selected from Black Welsh Mountain, Clun Forest, Devon Closewool, Dorset Down, Dorset

Horn & Poll Dorset, Exmoor Horn, Hampshire Down, Jacob, Kerry Hill, Lleyn, Oxford Down,

Ryeland, Suffolk and Any Other Native Shortwool Royal Bath & West Champion

Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette

and a Prize of £25.

SC41 For the Champion Longwooled or Mountain Sheep

Selected from Devon & Cornwall Longwool, Greyface Dartmoor, Scotch Blackface or

Any Other Native Longwool & Hill Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and

a Prize of £50. Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

SC42 For the Supreme Champion in the Sheep classes

Royal Bath & West Champion Sash, Decanter, The Nickersons Perpetual Challenge

Trophy (S12) offered by Nickersons Seed Specialists and a Prize of £100. Royal Bath

& West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £50.

INTERBREED SHEEP PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Judge: Mr Arfon Hughes

Judging on: Friday

Entry restricted to the winner of the Pair class in each breed.

SC43 For the Champion Continental Shortwooled Pair of Sheep

Selected from Beltex, Charollais, Texel, Zwartbles and Any Other Continental breed Royal

Bath& West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

SC44 For the Champion Longwooled or Mountain Pair of Sheep

Selected from Devon & Cornwall Longwool, Greyface Dartmoor, Scotch Blackface or

Any Other Native Longwool & Hill Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and

a Prize of £50. Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

SC45 For the Champion Native Shortwooled Pair of Sheep

Selected from Black Welsh Mountain, Clun Forest, Devon Closewool, Dorset Down, Dorset

Horn & Poll Dorset, Exmoor Horn, Hampshire Down, Jacob, Kerry Hill, Lleyn, Oxford Down,

Ryeland, Suffolk and Any Other Native Shortwool Royal Bath & West Champion

Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette

and a Prize of £25.

SC46 For the Overall Champion Pair of Sheep

Selected from each of the sheep breeds pair classes Royal Bath & West Champion

Rosette, Crysta lBowl and a Prize of £100. Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette and a Prize of £50.

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INTERBREED SHEEP GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS

Judge: Mr Wyn Harries

Judging on: Friday

Entry restricted to the winner of the Group class in each breed.

SC47 For the Champion Continental Shortwooled Group

Selected from Beltex, Charollais, Texel, Zwartbles and Any Other Continental Royal Bath &

West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Royal Bath & West Reserve

Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

SC48 For the Champion Native Shortwooled Group

Selected from Black Welsh Mountain, Clun Forest, Devon Closewool, Dorset Down,

Dorset Horn & Poll Dorset, Exmoor Horn, Hampshire Down, Jacob, Kerry Hill, Lleyn,

Oxford Down, Ryeland, Suffolk and Any Other Native Shortwool Royal Bath & West

Champion Rosette, Tumbler and a Prize of £50. Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette and a Prize of £25.

SC49 For the Champion Longwooled or Mountain Group

Selected from Devon & Cornwall Longwool, Greyface Dartmoor, Scotch Blackface or

Any Other Native Longwool & Hill Royal Bath & West Champion Rosette, Tumbler and

a Prize of £50. Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion Rosette and a Prize of £25.

SC50 For the Overall Champion Group of Three

Selected from each of the sheep breeds group classes Royal Bath & West Champion

Rosette, Crystal Bowl and a Prize of £100. Royal Bath & West Reserve Champion

Rosette and a Prize of £50

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Upcoming Shows

Devon County Show 18-20 May Westpoint, Exeter

Devon County Show, Westpoint, Exeter EX5 1DJ

E-mail: equine1@dcshow.org

www.devoncountyshow.co.uk

Royal Cornwall Show 8-10 June The Showground, Wadebridge

Royal Cornwall Agricultural Society, Wadebridge PL27 7JE

Tel: 01208 814489

E-mail: livestock@royalcornwall.co.uk

www.royalcornwall.co.uk

South of England Show 8-10 June The Showground, Ardingly

The Showground, Ardingly RH17 6TL

www.seas.org.uk

Yeovil Show 15 & 16 July Yeovil Showground, Yeovil

Yeovil Showground, Barwick Park, Yeovil BA22 9TA

Tel: 01935 432567

E-mail: info@yeovilshow.org

www.yeovilshow.org

Mid-Somerset Show 20 August The Showfield, Shepton Mallet

Mid-Somerset Show, 3 Europa Court, Crown Trading Est, Shepton Mallet BA4 5QQ

Tel: 01749 938044

E-mail: secretary@midsomersetshow.org.uk

www.midsomersetshow.org.uk

Melplash Agricultural Show 24 August West Bay Showground, Bridport

Melplash Agricultural Society, 23 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NT

Tel: 01308 423337

E-mail: office@melplashshow.co.uk

www.melplashshow.co.uk

Dorset County Show 2 & 3 September Dorchester Showground, Dorchester

Agriculture House, Acland Road, Dorchester DT1 1EF

Tel: 01305 264249

E-mail: secretary@dorsetcountyshow.co.uk

www.dorsetcountyshow.co.uk

Romsey Show 9 September Broadlands Park, Romsey

Romsey Show, 4 The Old Carthouses, Broadlands, Romsey SO51 9LQ

Tel: 01794 517521

E-mail: info@romseyshow.co.uk

www.romseyshow.co.uk

Royal County of Berkshire Show 16 & 17 September

Newbury Showground, Thatcham

Newbury & District Agricultural Society, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham RG18 9QZ

Tel: 01635 247111

E-mail: office@newburyshowground.co.uk

www.newburyshowground.co.uk

Surrey Game & Country Fair 24 September Loseley Park, Guildford

The Surrey County Agricultural Society, 8 Birtley Courtyard, Bramley, Guildford GU5 0LA

Tel: 01483 890810

E-mail: scas@surreycountyshow.co.uk

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