WINCHESTER SHOW

Temuka & Geraldine Agricultural & Pastoral Society, 07 Mar 2020


Winchester Show

Entries close Friday 28 February 2020 with the exception of the following:
Horse & Pony entries close Friday 21 February 2020
Photography entries close Friday 7 February 2020
Alpaca entries close Sunday 9 February 2020

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By placing an entry you accept this shows Terms & Conditions of Entry

Entries open: 01/12/2019

All Entries close: 28/02/2020

Show Secretary

Teresa Heap
temukageraldineap@gmail.com
PO Box 3049
Watlington, Timaru 7943
New Zealand

Phone: 027 488 0777
Website: http://www.temukageraldineap.co.nz/

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Terms & Conditions of Entry

GENERAL CONDITIONS
The Temuka & Geraldine A & P Association hereby adopts By-laws of the Royal Agricultural Society, and agrees to abide by these By-laws, which are available for inspection onrequest from the  Secretary.  All  entries  to  be accepted on these conditions:
1     Exhibits must be on the Showgrounds & ready for Judging at the following times:
       Wednesday 4 March: White Wool 10.am, Friday 6 March Judging 10am; Friday 6 March: Black & Coloured Wool 10am. Shed 5.30pm. Saturday 7 March: Horses & Ponies 8.00am; Geraldine PC Trophy 7.45am; 
       Sheep, Goats 9am; Vegetables, Grain & Seed 9.30am,
2     Gate Passes will be allocated to exhibitors who have paid $10.00 or more in entry fees.
3     Cups and Trophies may be presented on Show Day and photographed but must be handed back immediately.
4     All prizes not claimed within six months after the date of the Show will be forfeited to the Association.
5     Refunds: 80% of Entry Fee on production of a Veterinary Certificate & Doctor’s Certificate or at the discretion of the organising committee (on the day of the show).
6     Allocation of Points: Standard Points: First 6 points; Second 4 points; Third  2  points;  V  H  C  1  point  (no  points  if  less  than  five  entries.) Champions 2 points; Reserve Champion 1 point extra. In the event of no competition, only             half points awarded. Competition means two or more exhibitors, whose exhibits are judged competing for the prize or prizes in the particular class for which prizes are awarded. Ties to count 1 win each. For points prizes no additional         points will be awarded for Supreme or Grand Champion. In the event of two exhibitors or more gaining equal points, the exhibitor gaining most first prizes will be declared the winner.  If points are still equal the exhibitor being                       awarded most championships will be declared the winner.
7     All exhibits must be the bona fide property of the exhibitor &  the exhibitor must have grown all produce. All stock must be the property of the exhibitor 30 days prior to the official date of entries closing & in the case of  Sheep,                       exhibitors must own a registered brand.  The  pet lamb classes are exempt from this condition.
8     Where a Class has an age qualification, this is 1 March.
9     Improper Conduct: Any exhibitor or other person interfering or using insulting or improper language to a Judge or any other Officer of the Association, in regard to the execution of their duty, or being guilty of improper  conduct  on           the  Show  Ground,  may  be  disqualified  from exhibiting at future Shows of the Association, and, if a prize taker, shall be liable to have all his/her unpaid prize forfeited at the discretion of the Committee of the Association whose                 decision is final.
10   Disqualified  Persons:  Should  any  person  or  firm  be  disqualified  or suspended by a kindred or Metropolitan Association, the Committee of the Association shall have power to endorse such disqualification or suspension, should              they see fit.
11   All protests must be in writing and may be lodged with the President within one hour from the completion of the class judged, together with a deposit of Horse Section $50.00 cash, Cattle and Sheep Section $20.00 cash and all other           sections $10.00 cash which shall be returned should the protest be sustained. If the protest be lodged before the judges proceed to their duties, the onus of proof will rest with the exhibitor, if after that the onus of proof will be with             the party protesting.  No protest will be accepted later than one hour after the prize tickets are affixed. The Temuka and Geraldine A&P  Assn.  The committee,  or not less than five members thereof,  will decide all protests as soon as           practicable, and there shall be no appeal from their decision.
12   Exhibitors may arrange for the SALE OF STOCK, etc, but the sale shall not take place prior to 4.00pm unless the Executive give a consent in writing, signed by the Secretary. No advertising allowed. No stock shall be removed from the           ground until after 3.30pm. NOTE: All stock entries can be removed from grounds after 3.30pm; all other sections must not be uplifted till after 4.00pm. Permission to remove exhibits from any classes before stated times must be                   obtained from the Secretary & will only be considered in special circumstances.
13   The Association will not be responsible for any accident, loss or damage that  may  be  caused  to  or  suffered  by  any  exhibit,  or  which  may  be caused  directly  by  any  other  exhibit,  notwithstanding  any  alleged negligence on              the part of any officer or servant of the Association and it  shall  be  condition  of  entry   that  each  exhibitor  shall  hold   the Association  indemnified  against  any  class  in  respect  of  any  such accident, loss or damage caused by              any exhibit of such exhibitor.
14   The Committee will not,  under any circumstances, hold themselves responsible for the loss, damage or miss-delivery of stock,  produce, goods etc exhibited at the show.
15   Exhibitors & spectators are advised that the Association carries a Public Insurance Risk Policy for the day of the Show.
16   The Association holds records of names & addresses of all Members & Exhibitors and photos of competitors/exhibitors maybe posted on the Temuka and Geraldine A&P Association website.

Important Health & Safety Information - For Exhibitors and Competitors
•    Livestock exhibitors and competitors must follow the instructions of Marshals and Officials.
•     Exhibitors and competitors are responsible for ensuring their animals are kept in control at all times.
•    The Temuka & Geraldine A&P Association reserves the right to order the immediate removal from the Showgrounds of any animal it considers dangerous, unruly or unmanageable.
•     Livestock exhibitors must ensure they keep walkways clear and that no dangerous equipment or chemicals are accessible to the public.

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