Everything you need to know about 'The British Blonde Virtual On-Farm Competition'

July 7, 2020

 

 Exciting new competition!

 

With the cancellation of many summer shows and events, The British Blonde Society are hosting a Virtual On-Farm Competition.

 

The Competition will run throughout the summer and will have individual classes for both Pedigree and Commercials cattle. This will be a great opportunity to show case you’re best Blonde cattle.  

 

 

So here's everything you need to know... 

 

         Classes & Entry Information

(Please note closing dates for each class)

 

  1. Best Stock Bull – Entries Close 16th July             

  2. Best Young Bull Born after 1st January 2019 – Entries Close 20th July

  3. Best Cow ( In calf or with calf at foot) – Entries Close 27th July

  4. Best Heifer Born after 1st January 2018 – Entries Close 3rd August

  5. Best Junior Heifer Born after 1st January 2019 - Entries Close 10th  August 

  6. Best Calf Born after 1st January 2020 – Entries Close 17th August

  7. Best Cross Bred Heifer Sired by a Registered British Blonde Bull Born 2019 – Entries Close 24th August

  8. Best Cross Bred Steer Sired by a Registered British Blonde Bull Born 2019 – Entries Close 31st  August

  9. Best Cross Bred Calf Sired by a Registered British Blonde Bull Born 2020 – Entries Close 7th September

  10. Novelty Class (can be anything from an inspiring picture to a funny picture, the choice is yours)   Entries Close 14th September

 

Rules

  • Please take natural photos of each animal you enter (Ideally a picture of the Front, Rear and Side of the animal)

  • Pictures must be ‘EMAILED’ to secretary@britishblondesociety.co.uk

  • You must clearly state class number, name of animal, date of birth and exhibitor name on the email with pictures attached.

  • Email entries to secretary@britishblondesociety.co.uk

  • Please see individual classes for entry Closing dates

  • Entries restricted to 1 animal per class per herd

  • Animals must be fully registered Pedigree in the UK Herd book (except crossbred classes)

  • Entrants must be paid up members of the society, except those entering the commercial section

  • Photos must be current (taken in 2020) any found not to be will be disqualified

  • The Society may use some photos in future publications/promotion

 

Judging

  • Individual classes judged by Reed Rigby, Canada and Rolf Schneider, Germany.

  • Only the animal to be judged no consideration will be made on the quality of the photo etc.

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, will be awarded in each class.

  • Winners announced via Facebook

’So what you waiting for… get out there, and get snapping’’.

 

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