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Regulations


GENERAL CONDITIONS

 

COMPETITION OPEN TO UNITED KINGDOM

1. The competition is open to exhibitors from all parts of the United Kingdom.

 

CONFINED CLASSES

2. Land however small in Parish is eligible.

 

TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP

3. The terms of membership are £1.  Subscriptions payable in advance on the 1st January yearly.

 

ENTRY FEE

4.  Exhibitors on entering their stock with the Secretary shall pay the correct entry fee as stated.

 

RIGHT RESERVED TO REFUSE ENTRIES

5. The Committee reserve the right of refusing any entries, which they may think fit to exclude, or to cancel any entry made, or to prohibit the exhibition of any entry.

 

BONA FIDE PROPERTY OF EXHIBITOR

6. All stock, exhibited at the Show, except where otherwise stated, must be the bona fide property of the exhibitor in whose name it is entered.

 

ANIMALS BRED BY EXHIBITOR

7.  Animals bred by exhibitors must be in their possession before they are eight days old and reared by exhibitor. The ages of the animals to be calculated from the 1st January in the year they were dropped.

 

ANY ARTIFICIAL CONTRIVANCE OR DEVICE

8.  Any artificial contrivance of any description found on an animal, either for preventing the flow of milk, or for any other purpose, will disqualify the animal from being awarded a premium, and the owner of said animal will be prohibited from again entering Stock for any of the Society’s Shows.  The Committee reserve power to examine the stock within eight days after the Show.

 

INFRINGING REGULATIONS

9. In the event of any exhibitor infringing the above regulations their prize or prizes will be forfeited, and said exhibitor to be expelled from the Society, or as a General Meeting may determine.


EXCLUDE THE FIRST PRIZE WINNERS

10. The winner of a first prize shall not be allowed in any other class except where otherwise stated.


PROTESTS

11. Protests against awards must be lodged with the Secretary (in writing) on the Show Day, or within seven days thereafter, accompanied with a deposit of £1. Protests must state the ground of objection, and parties lodging them must substantiate their allegations before the Committee. Deposits will be refunded if objection is sustained, otherwise it shall be forfeited.

 

ALL DISPUTES

12. All disputes regarding these Rules, or arising in any way in connection with the Show, to be settled by the committee or Council, whose decision shall be final.

 

JUDGE NOT APPEARING

13.  In the event of an appointed Judge or Judges not appearing, the Committee, or as many members of Committee who may be present at that moment, shall have power to elect others.

 

STOCK WITHDRAWN

14.  No Stock can be withdrawn until after the parade.

 

DECEPTION ATTEMPTED

15.   Premiums will not be paid should deception have been attempted on the Judges. In case of awards to cows in calf or mares in foal, the premiums may be withheld until a certificate of produce has been obtained.

 

REGULATIONS ENFORCED

16.  The stewards and other officials have power to enforce the regulations of the Society in their different departments.

 

VIOLATION OF REGULATIONS

17.  The violation of any one of the regulations, or the disobedience of the orders of the Stewards or other officials of the Society, shall render the offending person liable to the forfeiture of all premiums awarded to him, or have his case disposed of by fine or otherwise, as the Committee or Council determine.

 

DECISION OF COMMITTEE

18.The decision of the Committee shall, in all cases of protest, and in every other matter arising at or in connection with the Show, be final, and every person present at the Show, whether as a Judge, exhibitor, visitor or otherwise, shall be deemed thereby to have agreed to the final determination of the Committee, to the exclusion of all courts of law.

 

JUDGING AND OTHER EVENTS COMMENCE

19.  Judging, parade and other Show events take place prompt at times stated in the programme of the Show, and when required by the Stewards and under their direction. All cattle and horses must be paraded. Attendants must be beside their animals twenty minutes before the hour of the parade, and be ready to proceed to the ring immediately on receiving the order of the Stewards. Infringements of this Rule will render the exhibitor liable to a fine of £1, and the forfeiture of any or all of the prizes.

 

LOSS OR ACCIDENT

20. The Society shall not be liable for loss or damage arising from accident or otherwise, caused by unforeseen circumstances.
 

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