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Your safety as an exhibitor at our show is very important to us. We ask for your co-operation in ensuring there is a clear way for emergency vehicles all the way around the show field. Parking restrictions will be in place on the show day, please respect the instructions of our stewards.

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Secretary: Anne Hamilton Kilmurray Trim Co Meath 086 3675704

 

GENERAL RULES OF THE SHOW

All classes held in Main Marquee.

Entries must be in place by 10am.

Cars allowed to deliver exhibits at the marquee, must then be removed to car park.

Marquee opened to the general public after 1pm. or when judging is completed

PRIZE MONEY PAID OUT BETWEEN 5 AND 6PM.

 

Exhibits not to be removed before 5pm.

Prizes will be awarded in all classes where there is sufficient merit.

1st through 3rd prizes will only be paid where there is a quota of at least 5 entries.

For special prizes points will be allocated as follows 1st prize 3 points, 2nd prize 2 points3rd prize 1point.

EXHIBITS MUST BE REMOVED ON THE EVENING OF THE SHOW AS R.M.S.

PERSONNEL CANNOTACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR GOODS LEFT BEHIND.

Judges decision is final.

Prize cards will be given in the Adult Classes, Rosettes will be given in the Junior Classes. Entry fee 2 per item for postal entries unless otherwise listed.

Entries taken on show day will be 3.

CONFINED CLASS:

MEATH ICA INSPIRE COMPETITON

Theme The All Ireland Football Final

Competition Confined To Meath I C A federation

Entry Fee €5 per entry

Maximum two entries per guild accepted

Prize Trophy for overall winner • Plaques for individual items

Craft Item  Any Craft item relating to the theme.

Cookery Item Decorated sponge

Art Item Action scene in a frame max size 18 X 24 inches

Flowers Item Floral arrangement 24 x24 inches maximum size

Accessories Allowed

 

SAFETY NOTICE

Your safety as an exhibitor at our show is very important to us. We ask for your co-operation in ensuring there is a clear way for emergency vehicles all the way around the show field. Parking restrictions will be in place on the show day, please respect the instructions of our stewards.

 

FARM PRODUCE AND VEGETABLE SECTION

Entry fee 2

Prizes: 1st 10, 2nd 7, 3rd 5.

Class 1 Two Carrots

Class 2 Two Parsnips

Class 3 Two Heads Round Cabbage

Class 4 Two Heads Pointed Cabbage

Class 5 Five Pods of Runner Beans

Class 6 Fives Pods of Peas

Class 7 Three Onions (large) over 300 grams

Class 8 Three Onions (for table use)

Class 9 Two Beetroots (roots, round)

Class 10 Two Turnips

Class 11 Parsley six stalks (in 1 lb jam jar)

Class 12 Six Potatoes (round variety)

Class 13 Six Potatoes (kidney variety)

Class 14 Any other vegetable, (two pieces) not already in a class

Class 15 Selection of any three varieties of Vegetables

(Suited to domestic use) (Two pieces of each)

 

FRUIT

Entry fee 2 Prizes: 1st 10, 2nd 7, 3rd 5

Class 16 Dish of 3 Dessert Apples

Class 17 Dish of 3 Cooking Apples

Class 18 Six stalks of Rhubarb trimmed

Class 19 Dish of 5 Tomatoes

Class 20 Mixed selection of any other garden fruits (three pieces of each)

Class 21 Sample of old meadow hay, neatly tied

 

EGG SECTION

Entry fee €2

Prizes 1st €10 2nd €7 3rd €5

Class 22 6 hen eggs, tinted as collected

Class 23 6 hen eggs, brown as collected

Class 24 6 hen eggs, any colour as collected

Class 25 6 Bantam eggs, any colour (6 of the same colour)

Class 26 6 Duck eggs,White

Class 27 6 Duck eggs, any colour

Class 28 6 eggs mixed varieties

 

FLOWERS

Entry fee 2 Prizes: 1st 10, 2nd 7, 3rd 5.

(Exhibitors supply their own vases)

Class 29 Roses (hybrid Tea), one vase, 3 blooms (may be mixed)

Class 30 “Rose of the Show”, one Hybrid Tea rose in a vase

Class 31 Roses (Floribunda) one vase, 3 stems (may be mixed)

Class 32 Roses blown, 3 blooms

Class 33 Annuals, one vase, one variety, 6 blooms

Class 34 Gladioli, one vase, 3 spikes

Class 35 Hydrangea 3 blooms

Class 36 Chrysanthemum three blooms

Class 37 Sweet Pea six blooms mixed colours

Class 38 Pot Plant in flower (other than geranium)

Class 39 Pot Plant non flowering

Class 40 Pot plant, Geranium or Pelargonium

 

DAHLIAS

All Dahlias judged under N.D.S. rules.

  • The Silver N.D.S. Medal plus Certificate to the best exhibit in the Dahlia Section.
  • The Bronze N.D.S. Medal plus Certificate to the runner up in the Dahlia Section.

Class 41 Dahlias, giant or large 1 bloom

Class 42 Dahlias, decorative, medium, 3 blooms

Class 43 Dahlias, decorative, small. 3 blooms

Class 44 Dahlias, Cactus/Semi-Cactus, medium, 3 blooms

Class 45 Dahlias. Cactus/Semi –Cactus, small, 3 blooms

Class 46 Dahlias, Ball,and decorative, 3 blooms

Class 47 Dahlias, collection; different varieties in bowl or vase.

Class 48 Dahlias, Pom-Pom, 3 blooms

Class 49 Dahlias, Dwarf Bedding, 3 blooms

Class 50 Miniature Dahlia 3 blooms

Class 51 Any variety of 3 blooms, may be mixed, for novice exhibitor.

 

JAMS AND BOTTLED FRUIT

Please attach exhibit number with elastic band or sticky tape.

Class 52 Pot of Raspberry Jam

Class 53 Pot of Strawberry Jam

Class 54 Pot of Blackcurrant Jam

Class 55 Pot of Gooseberry jam

Class 56 Pot of Rhubarb Jam

Class 57 Pot of Jam, any other fruit

Class 58 Pot of Jelly, any fruit

Class 59 Pot of Light Honey

Class 60 Pot of Medium Honey

 

COOKERY SECTION

Class 61 Traditional Round Brown Soda Bread

Class 62 Traditional Round Plain Soda Bread

Class 63 Traditional Round Fruit Soda Bread

Class 64 High Fibre Brown Loaf, 2lb tin

Class 65 Plate of Six Scones PlainWhite

Class 66 Plate of Six Scones Plain Brown

Class 67 Apple Tart (short crust pastry)

 

CAKES AND SPECIAL CAKES SECTION

Class 68 Decorated cake suitable for afternoon tea

Class 69 Sponge Sandwich (using jam filling only )

Class 70 Coffee Sandwich Cake undecorated

Class 71 Harvest Loaf

Class 72 Tea Brack loaf tin

Class 73 Cupcake decorated

Class 74 Plate of Six Shortbread Biscuits

Class 75 Rocky Road six pieces

Class 76 Six Brownies

Class 77 Carrot Cake, Loaf Tin

Class 78 Banana Bread Loaf tin

 

KNITTINGAND NEEDLEWORK

No previous exhibits allowed. Include ball bands with entries please.

Please attach exhibit numbers with a safety pin.

Class 79 -87 100 voucher from the Wool Shop Trim to the County exhibitor with the highest points

Class 79 Child’s garment knit or crochet any yarn

Class 80 Ladies or gents garment knit or crochet any yarn

Class 81 Household item knit or crochet

Class 82 Baby Blanket knit or crochet any yarn

Class 83 Novelty Item knit or crochet ( not a soft toy)

Class 84 Article made from crochet granny squares

Class 85 Knit or crochet posy of flowers 6 blooms

Class 86 Any other knit or crochet item not already listed

Class 87 Junior Knitter (under 12 yrs) any item any yarn

 

HANDCRAFT

Class 88 Soft toy

Class 89 Hand made cushion

Class 90 Patchwork article

Class 91 Tea Cosy any medium

Class 92 Any piece of needlework– framed /unframed

Class 93 Hand made Greeting Card any medium. Max size 21 x 15 cm

Class 94 Craft item in wood

Class 95 Any craft item not already listed (hard material)

Class 96 Any craft item not already listed (soft material)

 

SPECIAL CRAFT SECTION

(Confined to Active Retirement and Special Needs Groups)

Entry Free: Prizes: 1st €10 • 2nd €7 • 3rd €5

 

Class 97 Picture any medium, 18” x 14” max, excluding mount and frame

 

JUNIOR SECTION

Special new class

Prize money plus rosettes

Entry Fee €2 - Prizes 1st €30 2nd €20 3rd €10

 

Class 98 Design the cover for the 2019 Royal Meath Show Catalogue

1st September 2019

Rules: Exhibitor must be under 18 years old

Entries may be printed or painted ect.

The winning entry will used for the cover of the Royal Meath Show

Catalogue 2019.

The winning entry will become the property of the Royal Meath Show

 

Prizemoney plus rosettes Entry fee 2

 

CHILDREN UP TO 8 YEARS OLD.

Class 99 Decorated Box Maximum size 30x30x15 cms

Class 100 Any item made from lollipopsticks or matches

Class 101 Best Dressed Fruit or Vegetable

Class 102 Decorated egg

Class 103 Decorated Collage Scene made from recyclable items

CHILDREN 8 TO 12 YEARS OLD

Class 104 Greeting Card any occasion

Class 105 Decorated Collage Trim Scene made from recyclable items

Class 106 Best posterA4 advertising Trim as a tourist area made on the computer

Class 107 Any item made from lollipop/sticks or matches

 

12 TO 18 YEARS OLD

Class 108 Best posterA4 advertising Trim as a tourist area made on the computer

Class 109 A useful item made from recyclables

Class 110 Make a cover for a mobile phone (any medium)

 

ART

Please note picture size

Class 111 Painting,Any subject, Oil (18” x 14” max, excluding mount and frame)

Class 112 Painting, Any Subject,Water, Acrylic or Pastel

(18” x 14” max excluding mount or frame)

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Max size 21 x 15cm (A5), larger photographs will be disqualified. Exhibits to be displayed in clear plastic bag, NOT FRAMED. No responsibility taken for exhibits.

 

Junior Photography under 18 years of age

Class 113 Cute pet picture

Class 115 Funny shot

 

Adult Photography

Class 115 Best animal/bird photo

Class 116 Best Black and white photo

Class 117 Best landscape

Class 118 Best Sporting/Action Event

Class 119 Scenic/ landscape view Trim Area