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CHILDRENS & YOUTH SECTION 2017 - choose from any (or all!) of the following:

ENTRIES CLOSED: Poultry & Cattle - Friday 3rd November  

All other Sections - Friday 17th November 2017 Photography entries are to be submitted online or to the office by  5pm on Friday 10th November

JUDGING: Art & Handcraft - 9am Thursday 23rd, Horticulture, Floral Art & Cookery - 6pm Friday 24th, Photography – ASAP after closing date.  LOCATION:  Scout Hall, Redwood Hall & Tote Building

ENTRY FEES: Free Entry to all Classes.  Children entering these classes will receive a complimentary one day gate pass to the GoldenEdge 2017 Nelson A&P Show

DELIVERY OF ENTRIES: Non-perishable entries: Art and Handcraft should be delivered to the Scout Hall on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd between 10am and 6pm. Deliveries can also be made to the A & P office if needed, up to 4.30pm. Perishable entries: Horticulture and Floral Art should be delivered to Redwood Hall and Cookery to the Tote building by 5.30pm on Friday 24th 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 26th 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 2017 – classes include Cards & Scrapbooking, Tolle Pictures, Pottery & Novelties, Needlework & Sewing, Hand Knitting/Weaving/Felting/Spinning & Alpaca Fibres

ENTRIES CLOSE: Tuesday 21st November   JUDGING: 9am Wednesday 22nd 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 21st November or by prior arrangement. COLLECTION: Entries may be collected after 4pm Sunday 26th 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 2017 - 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 21st November   JUDGING: 9.15am Saturday 25th November

VENUE: Tote Building. 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 25th 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 24th November $10.00).

RULES OF ENTRY: All Cooking must be made by the exhibitor. Amateur entries only please. Entries must be delivered to Tote Building opposite the Grandstand by 9am Saturday 19th November. Entries may be collected after 3.30pm Sunday 26th 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 2017 – Fruits, Veges, Flowers, Plants& Garden Photos

ENTRIES CLOSE: Saturday 25th November:  JUDGING: 10.15am Saturday 25th 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 (25th 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 Friday 24th November $10.00)

RULES OF ENTRY:  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 24th November & 7am - 10am Saturday 25th November. All exhibits to be staged by 10am Saturday 25th 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 2017

ENTRIES CLOSE: 10am Wednesday 22 November

JUDGING: 9.00am Thursday 23rd 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: aap@xtra.co.nz, fax: 544 7185, P.O. Box 3062, Richmond.

DELIVERY OF EXHIBITS: All exhibits are to be delivered to the Public Bar between 9:00am and 1:00pm Wednesday 22nd November or they may be left at the main office prior to this date. Office will also be open Saturday 18th 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.

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 2017

all breeds of sheep including registered and flock sheep

ENTRIES CLOSED: Friday 3rd November  JUDGING: 10.00 am. 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) 3.00pm 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

 

CATTLE SECTION 2017 - The Show offers classes for Jersey & Holstein Friesians Dairy Cattle.

ENTRIES CLOSED: Friday 3rd November  JUDGING: Saturday 25th November - 9am Boys & Girls Cattle, 10.30am Dairy Cattle followed by All Breeds, 1pm Beef Cattle

VENUE: Beef Ring (Top End) for both Beef & Dairy Cattle  ENTRY FEES: Nelson A&P Members = FREE, Non Members = $10 (multiple class entries) includes one day Gate pass. RAS Dairy Cattle Show Code of Ethics Testing levy: $5.00 per in-milk animal

ENTRY REGISTRATION: can be sent to either aap@xtra.co.nz, fax: 544 7185 or Nelson A&P Association, P.O. Box 3062, Richmond.

Prize Money: 1st: $15, 2nd: $10, 3rd: $5 Where entries in each class are 3 or less only half the prize money will be paid out.

RULES OF ENTRY:  All animals entered for showing or exhibiting must be from a current TB Clear Status Herd.A copy of the current TB test certificate must be attached to entry forms. The Association must be notified at the time of entry of any testing to be carried out after the closing date of entries or of any potential TB issues that may arise after entries have been submitted. Owners entering cattle must sign any declaration printed on the entry form. There are two documents required.

1st document is a TB Test Certificate. For animals from a Declared Movement Control Area – all animals aged three months or older are to be TB tested and have a clear test within 60 days prior to being moved to the Show. All other animals must be from a herd that is up to date with it's current routine TB testing requirements. 2nd document is a TB Animal Status Declaration Card. This is a legal requirement for all animals being moved. All animals entered must be accompanied in transit by a signed and dated TB Animal Status Declaration Card showing a TB Clear status in accordance with present legislation. Animal individual numbers must be included on the TB test sheet. These cards may be inspected at the unloading area. For cattle being moved from 1 July 2012: A NAIT approved RFID tag will be mandatory for all movements of cattle, including day old calves. NAIT approved RFID cattle tags are white only. Please do not remove tags if cattle are identified with Animal Health Board or MINDA tags. As of 1 July 2012 a secondary tag is no longer required under the new NAIT scheme. All animals being exhibited at the Show including any participating in a hoof and hooks carcass competition come under the standard identification and ASD regulations. These cattle will require the NAIT approved RFID tag. 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.Inspection: The Committee reserves the right to inspect at random any cattle for identification to establish TB Status. Bulls over 12 months old must be ringed. All cattle must be registered or eligible for registration within their respective breed societies. All cattle must be prepared for Judges.


GOATS SECTION 2017 – classes are available for both Dairy and Meat Breeds

ENTRIES CLOSED: Friday 3rd November  JUDGING: 10AM Sunday 26th November (All Goats to be penned by 9:00am)

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 2017

ENTRIES CLOSE: Friday 17th November  FLEECE JUDGING: Friday 24th November

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: Maria Jackett  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


HANAFINS PHOTOGRAPHY SECTION 2017

ENTRIES CLOSE:  Friday 10th 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) A maximum of ten (10) entries per class is allowed per person - Select one section only for entries - Open or Novice. 4) No entry that has previously won a Ribbon at the Nelson A & P Show is eligible for entry. 5) Please note: This year only digital entries will be accepted, these are to be submitted online via a link which will be provided by the Nelson A&P Office on receipt of an entry form. The size of the uploaded image must be 1800 pixels x 1200 pixels. All images must be sized for a 6" x 4" print, if the uploaded image is an unusual size it may be printed with blank space. These images will not be trimmed. Nelson A&P Show Photography Help - apshowphotos@gmail.com

Please deliver or post entry forms and entry fees to the Nelson A & P office at the Richmond Showgrounds.

Entries must be appropriate to the title of the class entered. Images must be suitable for viewing by the general public, any images that portray objectionable scenes will not be accepted. Entries that do not meet these conditions will be disqualified. Entry fees are not refundable.

All accepted images will be printed and displayed as a 6" x 4" print courtesy of Hanafins Camera & Video in Nelson.

Ribbons & rosettes can be collected from 4pm Sunday 26th November, from the A & P Office, or at a later time by prior arrangement. At the completion of the Show - all submitted electronic images and prints will be destroyed. A selection of the prints will be displayed at Hanafins for a period of up to one month after the Show. After that time, those images selected for display will be disposed of.

The Nelson A & P Association acknowledges the support and assistance of the Hanafins Camera & Video in sponsoring the Photography Section along with help from Speedy Print.

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 2017 

ENTRIES CLOSED: Friday 3rd November 2017   JUDGING: 8am Saturday 25th 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 2017 - open to all home brewers whether they have one small batch or a whole garage full of brews!

ENTRIES CLOSE: 10am Wednesday 22nd November  JUDGING: 5:30pm Wednesday 22nd 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 aap@xtra.co.nz, fax: 544 7185 or Nelson A&P Association, P.O. Box 3062, Richmond.

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 18th 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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