Cattle

 

Cattle All-Ireland Championships

The All Ireland Pedigree Suckler Type Heifer Championship 2019 - Claremorris

THE IRISH SHOWS ASSOCIATION & CLAREMORRIS SHOW SOCIETY PRESENT 

The All Ireland Pedigree Suckler Type Heifer Championship

Sponsored by: Claremorris Agricultural Show 
Prize Fund: €1200

RULES AND CONDITIONS

Qualifying Shows

Arva
Athlone
Ballinrobe
Ballyvourney/Coolea
Clonmel
Corofin
Corrandulla
Dundalk
Enniscrone
Erris
Finn Valley
Gorey
Longford
Midleton
Oldcastle
Riverstown

Final: Claremorris Show - Sunday 4th August 2019

All-Ireland Junior Commercial Calf Championship 2019 - Bonniconlon

 BONNICONLON SHOW Ltd PRESENT

 The €2,200 All-Ireland Junior Commercial Calf Championship 

Sponsored by Archers of Ballina

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 Prize Fund €2,200


 Rules and Conditions

  • The competition is open to Male & Female non-pedigree calves.
  • Male Calf must be under 250Kg,  Female Calf must be under 200Kg, 
  • Scales will be provided on show day, Weight will be strictly adhered to
  • No restriction on number of calves exhibited by individual owners.
  • Ist, 2nd & 3rd Prize winning Calves in this competition will not be allowed compete in other classes the Show
  • Direct entry to Bonniconlon Show Secretary Entry Fee €12

  First prize  €500; 2nd  €300; 3rd €200;  4th €150;  5th & 6th €100; 7th, 8th & 9th €75; 10th, 11th & 12th €50.

 FINAL: BONNICONLON SHOW Monday 5th August 2019

 

All-Ireland Senior Commercial Calf Championship 2018 - Bonniconlon

BONNICONLON SHOW Ltd PRESENT 

The €2,200 All-Ireland Senior Commercial Calf Championship 

Sponsored by Thomas  Archers Builders Providers Ballina, Kiernan Milling Longford & Stewarts Millers Boyle Co Roscommon.

Prize Fund €2,200 

Rules and Conditions

  • The competition is open to Male & Female non-pedigree calves.
  • Male Calf must be between 250Kg & 400 Kg
  • Female Calf must be between 200Kg & 350 Kg
  • Scales will be provided on show day, Weight will be strictly adhered to
  • No restriction on number of calves exhibited by individual owners.
  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd Prize winning Calves in this competition will not be allowed compete in other classes the Show
  • Direct entry to Bonniconlon Show Secretary      

 

Entry Fee €12

First prize  €500; 2nd  €300; 3rd €200; 4th €150; 5th & 6th €100; 7th, 8th & 9th €75; 10th, 11th & 12th €50.

FINAL: BONNICONLON SHOW- Monday 5th August 2019

 

The All Ireland Suckler Heifer Championship 2019 - Swinford

THE IRISH SHOWS ASSOCIATION & SWINFORD SHOW SOCIETY PRESENT

 The All Ireland Suckler Heifer Championship

Qualifying Shows

Ardara
Athlone
Ballinamore
Ballyvourney/Coolea
Bonniconlon
Castleblayney
Castlerea
Claremorris
Clonmany
Corrandulla
Enniscrone
Ennistymon
Erris
Finn Valley
Granard
Grange
Inishowen
Kildysart
Manorhamilton
Midleton
Mullingar
Oldcastle
Tullow
Tralee

 Final: Swinford Show - Saturday 25th August 2019

All Ireland Beef Heifer Championship 2019 - Strokestown

STROKESTOWN SHOW SOCIETY PRESENTS
The Greenvale Animal Feeds All Ireland Beef Heifer Championship
Sponsored by: Greenvale Animal Feeds

 

RULES AND CONDITIONS

  1. By direct entry to Strokestown Show.
  2. Animal must have no more than 4 permanent teeth on show day.
  3. All animals must be led by a competent adult. 
  4. Animals entered in this championship may not enter in other classes. 

These rules should be read in conjunction with the Irish Shows Association Rules.

Entry Fee: Direct Entry €30

PRIZES:   1st €800, 2nd €400, 3rd €250, 4th €125, 5th to end of line €50 each Direct Entry €30

PLEASE NOTE;
2018 Rules may be amended to keep in line with current market demands.

Final:  Strokestown Show Saturday 7th September 2019

All Ireland Beef Bullock Championship 2019 - Strokestown

STROKESTOWN SHOW SOCIETY PRESENTS
THE €5000 ALL IRELAND
BEEF BULLOCK CHAMPIONSHIP
Sponsored by The Sweeney Family, Corrigeen, Strokestown

RULES AND CONDITIONS

  1. Entry by Direct Entry to Strokestown Show.
  2. Animal must have no more than 4 permanent teeth on show day. 
  3. All animals must be led by a competent adult. 
  4. Animals entered in this championship may not enter in other classes.

These rules should be read in conjunction with the ISA Rules.
PRIZE MONEY : 1st €1300, 2nd €800, 3rd €600, 4th €300,
5th €200, 6th to end of line €50 each
Direct Entry €30

FINAL 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019
PLEASE NOTE;
2019 Rules may be amended to keep in line with current market demands.

Beef Bullock Championship 2019 - Oldcastle

OLDCASTLE SHOW SOCIETY  PRESENT 

The Oldcastle Beef Bullock Championship 

Sponsored by: Carnaross Livestock Mart.

RULES AND CONDITIONS

1.  The competition is confined to young beef bullocks having no permanent teeth on day of show.

2.  Direct Entry to Oldcastle Show

3.  These rules should be read in conjunction with the Irish Shows Association Rules

 Entry Fee:  €25

 PRIZES:   1st : €400;  2nd: €300;  3rd: €200;  4th: €100;  5th to end of line: €60     

Final: OLDCASTLE SHOW – Sunday 21st July 2019

Munster Pedigree Beef Bull Calf Championship 2019 - Dunmanway

Dunmanway Agricultural Society Ltd

Present

The Lehane & Associates Auctioneers & Valuers Dunmanway  

Munster Pedigree Beef Bull Calf Championship Open to all Beef Breeds

Rules and Conditions

1  The championship is open to Pedigree Beef Bull Calves, Born on or after the 30th August 2018.

2  No restriction on number of animals exhibited by any individual owner.

3  Entries in this championship may compete in other classes at Dunmanway  Show.

4  All Animals must enter ring without rosettes.

5 Judging will be by the Score Card System.

6 These Rules should be read in conjunction with the General I.S.A. Rules and Dunmanway Show Rules.

Entry Fee €12

PRIZES Champion: €250 / Sash & The Lehane Family Kilronan Perpetual Cup; 2nd  €150; 3rd  €100; 4th  €60; 5th  €40

Entries direct to Secretary Dunmanway Show

Closing date for receipt of entries is Monday 17th June of June 2019

Championship - Dunmanway Show - Sunday 7th July 2019

The Derek Rothwell Young Stockperson of the Year Championship 2019 - Tinahely

THE IRISH SHOWS ASSOCIATION  & TINAHELY SHOW SOCIETY PRESENT 

The Derek Rothwell Memorial Young Stockperson of the Year Championship

RULES AND CONDITIONS

1.   The competition is open to boys and girls who have not attained their 15th birthday by show day.  Proof of age will be requested.

2.   Animals can be of any breed (pedigree or non pedigree beef or diary) and must be leading.

3.   Animals must be under 12 months of age on the day of final.

4.   Animals do not have to be the property of the entrant however a brief interview on knowledge of the animal will be conducted on show day.

5.   An adult may aid an exhibitor if deemed necessary.

6.   Calf identity cards to be available for inspection on show day. 

7.  Entries to be made direct to the Secretary of Tinahely Show on or before July 13th on The prescribed entry form to be countersigned by a parent or guardian.

8. These rules should be read in conjunction with the general ISA rules.

It is the responsibility of Exhibitors to fill in the correct documentation and forward relevant fees to enable them enter this competition.

The competition will be judged as follows:

1. The ability to handle and present the animal to its best advantage in the Show Ring. 40 marks.

2. General knowledge about the animal itself, inlcuding its feeding, breeding etc. 30 marks.

3. Personal presentation of stock person. 20 marks.

4. Presentation of the animal. 10 marks.

PRIZES: 1st €500, Sash and the Rothwell Family Trophy.

2nd €400; 3rd €300; 4th €200; 5th €100; 6th €100 7th to end of line €40  Entry Fee €10

ROSETTES TO ALL EXHIBITORS

Please Note:  NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED ON SHOW DAY.

Entry Fee €10 - enquiries to Tinahely Show Secretary 0402-34922 Email tinahelyshow@eircom.net

Final: Tinahely Show – Monday 5th August 2019

Young Stockperson of the Year 2019 - Swinford

THE IRISH SHOWS ASSOCIATION  & SWINFORD SHOW SOCIETY PRESENT 

The Swinford Young Stockperson of the Year

RULES AND CONDITIONS

RULES AND CONDITIONS
1. The competition is open to boys and girls who have reached the age of 12 years on 1st August 2019 and who have not reached the age of 17 years by Show day Evidence of date of birth may be requested.
2. Entries to be made direct to the Secretary of SWINFORD SHOW on the pre-scribed entry form. Entry form should be completed in full, solely by the entrant and should be lodged with the Secretary of Swinford Show on or before Wednesday 14th August 2019 with a fee of €10.
3. Animals must be under 12 months of age on the day of final.
4. Animals do not have to be the property of the entrant. Entrants are advised to choose an animal with the best potential to demonstrate their skills of grooming and showing.
5. Animals must accompanied by cattle identity card / passport and be presented to the judge on show morning unwashed and ungroomed for initial inspection whereupon each participant will be briefed regarding correct procedure to follow.
6. The use of mechanised washers is not allowed for animals competing in this class.
7. Entry forms should be counter signed by a parent or guardian or a local show officer.
These rules should be read in conjunction with the ISA Rules for 2019 and the Swinford Show Society Rules.

Entry forms are available at: www.swinfordshow.com

THE COMPETITION WILL BE JUDGED AS FOLLOWS
1. Presentation of entry form. Personal presentation of stockperson, including appropriate dress code and behaviour during preparation and showing of the animal. 100 marks
2. The ability to wash, clean, dry and present the animal for Judging. 150 marks
3. Stock judging—the ability to judge and place a group of animals and articulate reason for placing. 150 marks
4. General Knowledge about the animal husbandry and the livestock industry 100 marks
5. The ability to handle the animal and present it to its best advantage in the Show ring. 150 marks
PRIZES
1st: €300 and the Andrew Madden Perpetual Cup
2nd: €200, 3rd: €150, 4th: €125, 5th: €100, 6th—15th: €50
Swinford Show Sunday 25th August 2019

Aldi-ABP Irish Angus All Ireland Bull Calf Championship 2019 - Iverk

ALDI-ABP IRISH ANGUS ALL IRELAND
BULL CALF CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
€27,000 PRIZE FUND

Prizefund for final at Iverk Show:
Class A: 1st €2000, 2nd €750, 3rd €400, 4th €200, 5th €150,
Class B: 1st €2000, 2nd €750, 3rd €400, 4th €200, 5th €150,
Class C: 1st €1000, 2nd €500, 3rd €250, 4th €150, 5th €100
Qualifiers Prizefund: €250 for each qualified animal exhibited in finals at Iverk Show

RULES & CONDITIONS (TO BE PUBLISHED IN ALL SHOW SCHEDULES)
1. Breeder/Exhibitor must be a member of the Irish Angus Cattle Society
2. Animal must be registered in the herd book of the Irish Angus Cattle Society from birth Transferred animals are not eligible for entry
3. Competition confined to exhibitor bred bulls only
4. Two bulls from each section may qualify at one of the designated qualifying shows, if in the judge’s opinion they are of the required standard.
5. Breeder may only qualify two animals from each section for the final.
6. All bulls will be weighed by an ICBF Inspector at qualifying shows & final.
7. Birth Weight 45kgs + 1.7kg per day. (A calf will only be weighed once and if found to be over the specified weight, it will be debarred from the competition)
8. Prize money for the qualified animals will be paid on presentation at the final at Iverk Show
9. Judges decision at Regional Qualifiers and Finals at Iverk Show will be final.
10. Entry fee for qualifying shows is €20 payable to the relevant Show Society
11. Entry fee for final is €15 payable to Iverk Show Society

CLASSES A, B, C
A: Irish Angus Bull Calf born from August 1st 2018 to October 31st 2018
B: Irish Angus Bull Calf born from November 1st 2018 to January 31st 2019
C: Irish Angus Bull Calf born from February 1st 2019 to April 30th 2019


PROPOSED LIST OF QUALIFYING SHOWS
Bandon, Clonakilty, Gorey, Charleville, Athlone, Longford, Mullingar, Bonniconlon, Nenagh, Ballinamore, Cappamore, Roscommon


All enquiries to Irish Angus Office: 071 9620253 or
Co-ordinator - Michael Flanagan: 086 2540473

CONNAUGHT PEDIGREE BULL CALF CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 - Mountbellew

Mountbellew Agricultural Show Presents
CONNAUGHT PEDIGREE BULL
CALF CHAMPIONSHIP
Prize Fund: €1000 • Entry Fee €15
1st Prize: €500 – 2nd Prize: € 200 – 3rd Prize: €100
4th Prize: €70 – 5th Prize €30 – 6th Prize: €20
Entries direct to Mountbellew Agricultural Show

RULES & CONDITIONS
1. This competition is open to pedigree beef bull calves: Born on or after the 1st September 2018.
2. This championship is open to all pedigree beef breeds.
3. Entries in the class may compete in other classes at Mountbellew Agricultural Show.
4. All entries must have proof of pedigree registration within their breed societies.
5. All animals must have to be born in a herd in the Connaught Region/province.
6. All animals must enter the Show Ring free of Rosettes/Sash’s.
7. Judging will be conducted by the Score Card System – by all pedigree beef judges that are judging on that day.
These rules should be read in conjunction with the ISA Rules.


Mountbellew Agricultural Show Saturday 14th September 2019

THE NON-PEDIGREE SUCKLER COW AND CALF CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 - Granard

GRANARD AGRICULTURAL SHOW SOCIETY PRESENT
THE NON-PEDIGREE SUCKLER COW
AND CALF CHAMPIONSHIP
SATURDAY 20th JULY 2019


PRIZE FUND
1st: €800, 2nd: €400, 3rd: €300, 4th: €200, 5th: €100, 6th to the end of line €50

RULES AND CONDITIONS

1. The competition is open to Non- Pedigree Cows with own calf at foot and to be judged 50/50.
2. Calves must be born on or after the 1st January 2019.
3. Calf identity cards must be available at the Show.
4. No restriction on numbers by any individual owner.
5. All animals must be led by a competent adult.
These rules should be read in conjunction with the ISA Rules.

Closing date for Entries Friday 12th July. Entry Fee €30.