Cloone Show Takes Place Bank Holiday Monday August 7th 2017

Rules of The Show

1. In any class there will be no 1st prize unless there are at least two competitors, no 2nd prize unless there are at least three competitors and no 3rd prize unless there are at least four competitors.

2. The show committee will not be responsible for accidents to competitors, exhibitors, or spectators attending the show, nor will they accept responsibility for loss of or damage to property brought into the show grounds.

3. All exhibits must be the bona-fide property of the exhibitor at the time of entry and there must be no substitution for the animal or article entered in any class.

4. No person will be allowed to interfere with or crowd round the judge when adjudicating. Exhibitors doing so will forfeit their claim to prizes.

5. The decision of the judges will be final as to merit. Points of qualifications, objections or appeals will be considered if lodged in writing with the secretary together with a fee of €25.00 before 5 p.m., show day. Such objections will be considered by the committee of management. The fee will be forfeited if the objection be deemed nivolous.

6. In Pedigree classes exhibitors must give name, age and tattoo number of stock being entered for use in show programme.

7. No exhibitor or spectator will be allowed to stay in the Marquee during the judging of the cookery, country crafts, home industries and garden sections unless required by the judge.

8. Exhibitors will not be awarded more than two 1st prizes with the same exhibit, but will be eligible to compete for special awards and championships.

9. The committee reserves the right to revise, alter or amend the rules.

10. The show committee reserves to itself the power to reject, or cause to be removed, any animal or exhibits from the showground without being held in any way liable for compensation.

11. All cattle must be haltered and be kept under proper control. All competing animals to be distinguished by number only. Exhibitors must display their class numbers.

12. All Champions in the various cattle sections must wait for the parade of Champions at the end of the show before receiving Championship money.

13. Judging commences in the Horse section at 10.00 a.m. Cattle starting at 11.00 a.m. Dog show starting at 1.00 p.m. Bonny Baby competition starting at 3.00 p.m.

14. Exhibitors wishing to bring vehicles onto show grounds must do so before 10.30 a.m.

15. All entry forms MUST be signed by exhibitor.

16. All dogs must be on leads and must be handled by owners at all times. Dogs are not allowed near the vicinity of the Horse & Cattle Rings under any circumstances (No excuses taken)

17. Should any matter rise not provided for in the foregoing rules, such matters, events and situations shall be referred to the committee, whose decision is final and binding. No appeal to law in any case permitted.

18. Perpetual cups and trophies must be returned one month before show.

19. All prizewinners in the marquee must present their prize card to receive their prize money on the day of the show.

20. The committee regrets they can no longer accept entries over the phone, or can we accept entries without appropriate entry fees by closing date 24th July 2015.

21. All exhibits are to remain in the Marquee until 3.30pm

22. Statutory regulations regarding cattle disease ERADICATION must be observed. All animals being exhibited must come from herds which are not restricted by T.B. or Brucellosis.

23. All Champions must parade in order to receive their prize money

24. Entries received after the closing date will be subject to a late penalty fee.

25. The committee reserves the right to cancel any class.