North Yorkshire County Show
Rules And Regulations
1. The Show shall be called
‘North Yorkshire County Show’ (herein after called "The
2. The Show shall consist of a
President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and
3. The President shall be
elected annually at the Annual General Meeting of the show
to be held in December of each year and he/she shall assume
office on the first day of January next following.
4. All Past Presidents shall
enjoy for life the privileges at the Annual Show which are
enjoyed by Vice Presidents of the Show.
5. The Committee to be elected
by all paid up members present at the Annual General Meeting
in December of each year.
6. Life Members. The Committee
can nominate Life Members whenever circumstances so demand.
7. The Committee shall have
power to elect any sub-committee they deem necessary and any
vacancy on the Committee occurring, the Committee shall have
the power to fill the same.
8. The Committee shall have
the entire management of the Show and all matters upon which
a question or dispute shall arise or in the conditions
attached to any prize shall be referred to the Committee
whose decision shall be final and binding on all parties
interested. Five members of the Committee shall form a
9. The Committee will not be
responsible for any accident that may occur and it shall be
considered a condition of entry that any competitor or
exhibitor shall hold the Show harmless, and it shall be
considered to indemnify the Show Committee against any legal
proceedings arising from any accident.
10. The Committee reserve the
right to themselves to remove any objectionable or noisy
competitor or attendants, and of altering any judging
arrangements or event they may consider necessary.
11. The Committee will not be
held responsible for any losses, mistakes or accidents that
may occur in any entry and all entries are received subject
to this condition.
12. The Committee may add to
the number of prizes in any class if they consider that the
entries warrant such addition, and withhold prizes in any
class where they consider the number of entries insufficient
to warrant such a prize.
13. All animals except horses,
to be on the Showfield before 10.00am on the day of the
Show. No animal to leave the Showfield before 4.00pm.
14. All Champions and first
and second prize winners to parade in the ring.
15. Any protest made to the
Secretaries in writing on the day of the Show (and in no
case later than 4.00pm that day) will be referred to the
Committee whose decision shall be final and binding.
16. In the event of any
unfavourable weather the Committee are empowered to postpone
or cancel the Show and will not hold themselves responsible
for any expenses which might be incurred by any competitors
17. All exhibits to be the
property of the exhibitor and to have been in his or her
ownership at least one month prior to the date of the Show.
18. The Committee reserve the
right to cancel any class if entries are below three.
19. No betting allowed in
connection with any events.
20. Entry forms, completed and
signed, together with entry fees, must be in the hands of
the Secretaries on or before the date shown in the schedule.
21. Except where otherwise
stated all Trophies are perpetual, cannot be won outright,
and will be held until 31st May following the show at which
they were won, unless recalled earlier by the Society. They
must be returned in a sound clean condition. Failure to
return trophies will result in the Exhibitor concerned being
refused entry in this and future shows run by the North
Yorkshire County Show Society.
22. The Society reserve the
right to reject any entries and to return the entry fees,
and reserve the power for the Committee to cancel any Class
in which there is not more than three entries. The Committee
will meet within one week after the date on which entries
close and exhibitors in any class to be notified immediately
after the meeting and to have their entry money refunded.
23. The Society will not be
responsible for any charges incurred by exhibitors for
conveyance or delivery of exhibits to and from the Show.
24. The foregoing Rules shall
only be altered or added to by an Annual General Meeting or
a General Meeting of Members duly convened for such a
25. The fact that you entered
the North Yorkshire County Show, means that your name and
address will be entered into and published in our list of
competitors. We may also use this information for promotion
publicity and future mailings undertaken by, or on behalf of
this Show Society.