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CHILDRENS & YOUTH SECTION 2018 - choose from any (or all!) of the following:

ENTRIES CLOSED: Poultry, Cattle, Goats & Pet Lambs - Friday 2 November  

All other Sections - Friday 16th November 2017 EXCEPT - Photography entries are to be submitted online or to the office by 5pm on Friday 9th November

JUDGING: Art & Handcraft - 9am Thursday 22rd, Horticulture, Floral Art & Cookery - 6pm Friday 23rd, Photography – ASAP after closing date.  LOCATION:  Scout Hall & Redwood Hall

ENTRY FEES: FREE Entry to all Classes.  Children entering these classes will receive a complimentary one day gate pass to the GoldenEdge 2018 Nelson A&P Show

DELIVERY OF ENTRIES: Non-perishable entries: Art and Handcraft should be delivered to the Scout Hall on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 between 10am and 6pm. Deliveries can also be made to the A & P office if needed, up to 4.30pm. Perishable entries: Horticulture, Floral Art & Cookery should be delivered to Redwood Hall by 5.30pm on Friday 23 November as judging of these sections will take place at 6pm - (Cookery Items must be inside re-sealable plastic bags).

Trophies, Rosettes and Ribbons cannot be uplifted until exhibit collection on Sunday 25th at 3.30pm. Awards available - Ribbons for prize placings, Rosettes for Special Awards, Most Outstanding Cooking Exhibit, Most Outstanding Handcraft Exhibit , Most Outstanding Horticulture & Floral Art Exhibit.



HANDCRAFT SECTION 2018 – classes include Cards & Scrapbooking, Tolle Pictures, Pottery & Novelties, Needlework & Sewing, Hand Knitting/Weaving/Felting/Spinning & Alpaca Fibres

ENTRIES CLOSE: Tuesday 20 November   JUDGING: 9am Wednesday 21 November

VENUE: Members Bar, first Grand Stand   ENTRY FEES: Nelson A&P Members = Free, Non-Members  $10.00 (multiple class entries) includes one day gate pass, Student Category = Free

EXHIBIT DELVERY: First Grand Stand between 9am and 6pm Tuesday 20 November or by prior arrangement. COLLECTION: Entries may be collected after 3.30pm Sunday 25 November, with the permission of the stewards.

RULES OF ENTRY:The Nelson A & P Association reserves the right to decline any entry.  No previous Nelson A & P Show prize winning articles are eligible.  Each entry must be marked with Section, Name and Class number.  Articles must be clean, entrants own work and to have been completed in the last 12 months. The Judges' decisions are final. Placing may not necessarily be awarded, depending on entries.

Class Awards: 1st 2nd & 3rd (Place cards only). Ribbons: awarded to best in each section

Thanks to the Richmond Spinning & Weaving group who run the Handcraft section on show days Click here for more information on joining this group.

 

HOME INDUSTRY SECTION 2018 - Enter your homemade Kiwiana sweet treat, your wheat bread, gluten free bread, muffins, scones, decorated cake or just plain yummiest cake, your pickled cabbage, jam & chutneys

ENTRIES CLOSE: Tuesday 20 November   JUDGING: 9.15am Saturday 24 November

VENUE: Redwood Hall. ENTRY FEES: Nelson A&P Members Free, Non-Members $10 (includes one day gate entry pass), Student Category Free

Gate entry passes will be required for Saturday morning 24 November, please ensure you have submitted your registration of entries and have received gate passes before arriving with exhibits for judging (Tickets purchased at the gate will be $15.00 for one day or if you pre buy from the Richmond Mall until Friday 5pm, 23 November $10.00).

RULES OF ENTRY: All Cooking must be made by the exhibitor. Amateur entries only please. Entries must be delivered to Redwood Hall by 9am Saturday 24 November. Entries may be collected after 3.30pm Sunday 25 with permission of the Stewards. Baking to be displayed on a firm base covered in GLAD WRAP. Preserves please ensure jars are clean and re sealable.

AWARDS: Placecards & Champion Ribbons plus prizes sponsored by Nelson A & P Assn. - no prize money for classes. Trophies: Harwood Trophy - Best Bread, Frank Lusty Challenge Cup - Best Preserve.


HORTICULTURE SECTION 2018 – Fruits, Veges, Flowers, Plants & Garden Photos

ENTRIES CLOSE: 9am Saturday 24th November:  JUDGING: 10.15am Saturday 24th November 

VENUE: Redwood Hall    ENTRY FEES: A&P Association Members = Free, Non-Members = $10 (includes one day gate entry pass). Gate entry passes will be required for (24 November) Saturday morning & Sunday, please ensure you have submitted your registration of entries (required for all entries) and have received gate passes before arriving with exhibits for judging on show morning. (Tickets purchased at the gate will be $15.00 for one day or if you pre buy from the Richmond Mall until 5pm, Friday 23 November $10.00)

RULES OF ENTRY:  Please examine your entries for ANTS and if they are present remove them from your entry before bringing it to the show. Cut flowers to be staged in vases supplied. Roses to be named where possible. As a general guideline to exhibitors Decorative Roses are considered 1/4 - 1/2 open, and Exhibition Roses are considered 1/2 - 3/4 open. All fruit and vegetables, blooms and plants must be grown by exhibitor.

Staging of Exhibits: Redwood Hall.  Staging times: 4pm - 7.30pm Friday 23 November & 7am - 10am Saturday 24 November. All exhibits to be staged by 10am Saturday 24 November

Prizes: Placecards for 1st  - 3rd                     Section Awards: Champion Ribbons awarded for: Champion Rose,  Champion Cut Flower,  Champion Pot Plant,  Champion Vegetable,  Champion Fruit.



WINE SECTION 2018

ENTRIES CLOSE: 10am Wednesday 21 November

JUDGING: 9.00am Thursday 22nd November  LOCATION: Waimea Lounge

ENTRY FEES: A&P Members FREE. Non Members $10 (multiple class entries) includes one day gate entry pass.          

Registrations of entries can be emailed, faxed or posted in advance of exhibits being delivered. Email: manager@richmondpark.nz, P.O. Box 3062, Richmond, 7050.

DELIVERY OF EXHIBITS: All exhibits are to be delivered to the Public Bar between 9:00am and 1:00pm Wednesday 21 November or they may be left at the main office prior to this date. Office will also be open Saturday 17th November between 10:00am and 12:00pm

RULES OF ENTRY: All exhibits are to be shown in 750ml or 350ml clear shouldered with straight neck wine bottles with screw or plain tops. CORKED: Can be flange type with plastic or all cork. Screw tops will be acceptable if caps are black. Exhibits should be clearly labelled with main ingredients. Main label approximately 75x30mm placed two-thirds the way up the bottle. Small label showing class number placed near base in line with main label. Small round label at back near base for catalogue number. More than one bottle per class can be entered providing it is of a different vintage or batch.

Classes 7121 & 7122 must be in pressure bottles. Novice classes (7130, 7131) are for competitors who have not won a prize previously in the Wine Section of the Nelson A&P Show.

Gold, Silver and Bronze prize cards.  Champion Ribbons for each Section.


SHEEP SECTION 2018

all breeds of sheep including registered and flock sheep

ENTRIES CLOSED: Friday 2nd November  JUDGING: 10am. All breed classes. - Inter-breed championship follows.

VENUE: Sheep Pavilion  ENTRY FEES: A&P Members Free, Non-Members $10 per exhibitor (multiple class entries), includes one day Gate Entry pass. Student Category Free (Children's Pet Lambs) 3pm Saturday

RULES OF ENTRY: Animal Welfare is the entrants care and responsibility. Judges will be asked to consider only sheep that are fairly presented and in natural condition. No display stock to be removed prior to 3.30pm Sunday unless by prior arrangement with the Chief Steward. Penning of Sheep: All entries to be penned for judging by 9.30am on Saturday. PLEASE ENSURE that animals are in assigned pen(s).

 

CATTLE SECTION 2018 - The Show offers classes for Jersey & Holstein Friesians Dairy Cattle.

BEEF & DAIRY CATTLE - ALL CLASSES CANCELLED FOR 2018 SHOW DUE TO MYCOPLASMA BOVIS OUTBREAK

BOYS & GIRLS CATTLE

*PLEASE NOTE - MAJOR CHANGES FOR THE 2018 SHOW*

NEW CLASSES: Class 2073 Story/Diary & Photo - Junior 11 Years and under & Class 2074 Story/Diary & Photo - Senior 12-18 Years Old

For these classes write a story or diary of how you have raised and prepared your calf, please include a photo. This entry can be handed to the on farm judge on the day of judging. Please have the entry presented in a plastic file holder

ENTRIES CLOSE: Friday 2nd November (NO late entries can be excepted)

JUDGING: 17th and 18th November on Farm

VENUE: On Farm for 2018 Show. ENTRY FEES: ***Free Entry***

ENTRY REGISTRATION: can be sent to either manager@richmondpark.nz or Nelson A&P Association, P.O. Box 3062, Richmond, 7050.

Prize Money: 1st $10, 2nd $5, 3rd $2. Where entries in each class are 3 or less only half the prize money will be paid out. Boys & Girls Cattle Classes judged on handling & behaviour up to 40 points. Dairy Type & Quality up to 60 points. The cups below will be awarded. R H Hammond Trophy - Champion Calf Woolworth Challenge Cup - Best Hand Reared Calf. The announcement of placings and presentation of Ribbons and Trophy's will take place at the A & P Show on Saturday 24th at the entertainment stage, between 12.00pm and 12.30pm

RULES OF ENTRY: Where live cattle or deer form part of a trade display the exhibitor is responsible for: (i) Ensuring all stock have completed all TB testing requirements as per Animal Health Board testing regulations. (ii) Ensuring all stock are identified in accordance with current legal requirements. Bulls over 12 months old must be ringed. All cattle must be prepared for Judges.


GOATS SECTION 2018 – classes are available for both Dairy and Meat Breeds

ENTRIES CLOSED: Friday 2nd November  JUDGING: 10AM Sunday 26th November (All Goats to be penned by 9am)

VENUE: Sheep Yards Area  ENTRY FEES: A&P Members = Free, Non-Members = $10 per exhibitor (multiple class entries), includes one day gate pass

RULES OF ENTRY: Handlers must be in attendance for judging. If your goat is registered, please supply registration details. Results will be notified to RAS.


ALPACA FLEECE SECTION - NO COMPETITION FOR 2018

ENTRIES CLOSE: -  FLEECE JUDGING: -

ENTRY FEES:  A&P Members = $5 per entry & Non Members = $7 per entry

FLEECE DELIVERY: Nelson A&P Association Office, Richmond Showgrounds, 358 Lower Queen Street, Richmond, Nelson. Postal address: Nelson A&P Association, PO Box 3062, Richmond, 7050

SECTION CONVENOR: -  JUDGE: 

RULES OF ENTRY: 1. All alpacas entered in Championship Classes must be registered with the IAR. 2. The age of the alpaca is its age on the day of the show. This show is run under the Rules and Regulations of AANZ

Class Age Eligibility: Junior = 6 and under 12 months, Intermediate = 12 and under 24 months, Senior = 24 months and over


PHOTOGRAPHY SECTION 2018

ENTRIES CLOSE:  Friday 9th November. NO late entries will be accepted.

VENUE: Scout Hall   ENTRY FEES: A&P Members - Free, Non Members - $10 per person (includes one day gate entry ticket).

AWARDS: Reid Trophy - For the person with the highest score (points are awarded for prize cards achieved and number of images entered). Ribbons for placing 1st through 6th may be awarded for images in each class. Rosettes awarded to Champion images.

RULES OF ENTRY: 1. This competition is open to everyone except competition judge(s) and their immediate family. 2. The exposure of the image must be the original work of the entrant. 3. Prints may be trade processed and may be digitally enhanced. 4. A maximum of five (5) entries per category is allowed. 5. Entries are to be 6" x 4" or 5” x 7” prints and must be mounted on black card, The Border no greater than 5cm past the edge of the photo. 6. Class and title name, address, phone number, corresponding to the entry form must be printed clearly on the back of the image, top center. 7. Entries must be appropriate to the title of the class entered. (Please give photos a title for easier identification) 8. No entry that has previously won a Ribbon at the Nelson A & P Show is eligible for entry. 9. Images must be suitable for viewing by the public, any images that portray objectionable scenes will not be accepted. Old, marked or dirty images and / or mounts will not be accepted - Entries that do not meet these conditions will be disqualified. Entry fees are not refundable. 11. Please deliver or post entry forms and entry fees to the Nelson A & P office at the Richmond Showgrounds. 12. Exhibitors requiring their entries to be returned by mail or Courier must include return postage or courier tickets/bags with their entries. 13. The utmost care will be taken by the organizers, but the A & P Association do not accept any responsibility for damage to exhibits while in their possession. 14. Photos and Ribbons can be collected from 3.30pm Sunday 25th November and from Tuesday after the show from the A&P Office.

The Nelson A & P Association acknowledges the support and assistance of Irene Callaghan and Jon Coe.

We also offer classes for school students (FREE ENTRY) with separate sections for Primary & Intermediate plus Secondary School - these classes are included in the "CHILDREN & YOUTH SECTION"

POULTRY SECTION 2018

ENTRIES CLOSED: Friday 2nd November   JUDGING: 8am Saturday 24h November. Junior entries (Children aged 16 years and under) exhibits will first be judged with Open Class entries and re-judged as Juniors only.

RULES OF ENTRY:  All Old English Game Males, Fowl and Bantams that are undubbed or show signs of being recently dubbed to be removed from show benches. Entrants must be the bona fide owners of exhibits.

ENTRY FEES: A&P Members & Children $1.00 per exhibit, Non-Members $2.00 per exhibit.   Penning of Birds: Poultry Pavilion 1.00pm - 8.00pm Friday 24th November. Breed to be stated please. De-benching can commence from 3.30pm Sunday with the permission of the Stewards. 

Prizes: 1st $5, 2nd $3, 3rd $1 (Open Classes). Junior Prizes 1st $3, 2nd $2, 3rd $1                       South Island Poultry, Pigeon & Cage Bird Association $10 for Supreme Champion Bird

 

BEER SECTION 2018 - open to all home brewers whether they have one small batch or a whole garage full of brews!

ENTRIES CLOSE: 10am Wednesday 21st November  JUDGING: 5:30pm Wednesday 21st November  VENUE: Public Bar, Waimea Lounge.  ENTRY FEES: A&P Members = FREE, Non Members = $10 (up to 40 class entries) includes one day gate pass.

ENTRY REGISTRATION: can be sent in advance of exhibit delivery to either manager@richmondpark.nz or Nelson A&P Association, P.O. Box 3062, Richmond, 7050.

EXHIBIT DELIVERY: ALL exhibits are to be delivered to the Public Bar from the 21st November. Prior to this date they may be left at the main office. The main office is open 10am-4pm. It will also be open Saturday 17th November between 10am and 12pm

STEWARD: Mike Stringer - Any queries email: stringermike@gmail.com

RULES OF ENTRY: All exhibits are to be shown in up to 750ml Brown Bottles with screw, plain, crown or swing tops. Exhibits should be clearly labeled with style, specialty or unusual ingredients. Main label approximately 75x30mm placed two-thirds the way up the bottle. Small label showing class number placed near base in line with main label. Small round label at back near base for catalogue number. More than one bottle per class can be entered providing it is of a different batch. Novice classes (7132) are for competitors who have not won a prize previously in the Beer Section of the Nelson A&P Show. (Entries in this section must not be entered into any other class)

Gold, Silver and Bronze prize cards. Champion Ribbons for each Section


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