Show Regulations

“Local” means Exhibitors in the Cassowary Coast Regional Council and Hinchinbrook Shire areas. Passes for Attendants must be obtained from the Secretary.

Entries to be made on the Forms provided by the Society and must be in the hands of the Secretary by the Thursday prior to the Show, together with the entry fees, without which no entry will be accepted. Ring Entries can be made on the day. Stables to be booked in advance This does not apply to Sections where specific closing dates are shown.

All perishable Exhibits for display in the Pavilion must be in the hands of the Stewards by 6pm on THURSDAY.

Ground Exhibits must be in place by 8am FRIDAY. Poultry by 8am FRIDAY. Dogs by 8am SATURDAY.

Competitors in the Ring events must enter immediately when called upon by the Stewards

The Society will not be responsible for any accident that may happen to any Exhibit at the Show and it shall be a condition of entry that each Exhibitor shall hold the Association blameless and indemnify it against any legal proceedings arising from such accident.

It is a condition of entry that the Society is not, under any circumstances, to be held responsible for any loss, damage or misdelivery of any livestock or other exhibits at the Society’s Show.

All Farm and Dairy Produce, Horticultural, Vegetable and Industrial exhibits must be the production of the person exhibiting them.

The Judge reserves the right to withhold prize if entries not up to standard.

Only competitors who have competed in other classes are eligible to enter to the Championship Class. No Pedigrees shall be inserted in the Catalogue, but owners of Pedigreed animals may post up on their stalls particulars of their animals’ pedigree after it has been judged.

Any exhibit which is late in either the Pavilion or Ground is liable to be disqualified and the Entrance Fee forfeited.

No Exhibit shall be removed from its place before 3.00 pm on the Saturday of the Show without the permission of the Section Stewards.
Exhibits must be properly ticketed before being received by the Stewards. These tickets will be supplied by the Secretary when entry is made, and must bear the number of the Section and Class in which the Exhibit is to be shown.

Protests: The sum of $5.00 shall be lodged with the Secretary by any person entering a protest in connection with the Show.

The onus of proof shall be with the lodger of the protest. All protests shall be decided by the Committee and their decision shall be final. If, in the opinion of the committee, the protest is frivolous, the deposit shall be forfeited.

ALL protests must be in writing and must be lodged with the Secretary before the close of the day of judging.

The Judges may award Certificates of Commendation in addition to awards mentioned in the schedule, or may withhold any prize if, in their opinion the exhibit is not of sufficient merit.

The decision of the Judge shall be FINAL.

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