COVID-19 STATEMENT

The Committee of the Walcha Show Society advise all participants that the 2022 Show is being conducted under COVID-19 restrictions for the protection of all involved. Anyone entering any Show event and onto any part of the show ground during the conducting of the Show agrees that they are to comply with all requests from any member of the committee, and/or their representatives, consistent with the COVID-19 restrictions so imposed.

The Committee shall use their best endeavours to conduct the Show but in the event that because of COVID-19 the Show is cancelled at any time then all participants agree that on such cancellation they shall have no claim against the committee for any alleged loss of any kind whatsoever arising to them and caused by such cancellation.


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The Walcha Show will be a COVID safe event.
We encourage physical distancing, hand and personal hygiene.

Please do not attend the Showground if you are unwell.

SHEEP SHEARING saturday 12 march

SPORTS SHEAR

Novice, Intermediate, Senior, Open, Local
Nominations by 9.30am, start 10am

Contact: Steve Liddle 6778 7322 / 0458 787 322

SPEED SHEAR

Novice, Intermediate, Open
5pm Registration for 6pm start

OPEN SENIORS INTERS
1st $4000 $1000 $500
2nd $2000 $500 $250
3rd $1000 $250 $100


Grand Finale - "Walcha Versus the World"

Contact: Tete Petuha 0455 811 547
or email bonafiedshearing1@gmail.com

The night will end with WALCHA vs THE WORLD


Sheep

Section Steward Jock McLaren
Stewards Carley McLaren, Cameron Lisle, Troy Yarnold, Judy Lisle

Entries will not be accepted unless accompanied by an Agricultural Societies Council of NSW Sheep Show Health Declaration form.

Sheep will only be accepted from a Monitored Negative flock enrolled in the Australian Sheep Johne’s Disease Market Assurance Program

Sheep will be penned on black plastic and straw, and each Stud will be separated by divisions.

2A Merino Judging 9am FRIDAY 11 March

Entry fee: $5 per Class - Max of $30
Shearing date: Rule 19
All sheep must be footrot and brucellosis accredited

EXTRA SUPERFINE
1
March shorn ram not showing more than two permanent teeth
2
March shorn ram showing more than two permanent teeth
3
August shorn ram not showing more than two permanent teeth
4
August shorn ram showing more than two permanent teeth
Champion Extra Superfine Ram Reserve Champion Extra Superfine Ram
5
March shorn ewe not showing more than two permanent teeth
6
March shorn ewe showing more than two permanent teeth
7
August shorn ewe not showing more than two permanent teeth
8
August shorn ewe showing more than two permanent teeth
Champion Extra Superfine Ewe Reserve Champion Extra Superfine Ewe
SUPERFINE
9
March shorn ram not showing more than two permanent teeth
10
March shorn ram showing more than two permanent teeth
11
August shorn ram not showing more than two permanent teeth
12
August shorn ram showing more than two permanent teeth
Champion Superfine Ram Reserve Champion Superfine Ram
13
March shorn ewe not showing more than two permanent teeth
14
March shorn ewe showing more than two permanent teeth
15
August shorn ewe not showing more than two permanent teeth
16
August shorn ewe showing more than two permanent teeth
Champion Superfine Ewe Reserve Champion Superfine Ewe
FINE
17
March shorn ram not showing more than two permanent teeth
18
March shorn ram showing more than two permanent teeth
19
August shorn ram not showing more than two permanent teeth
20
August shorn ram showing more than two permanent teeth
Champion Fine Ram Reserve Champion Fine Ram
21
March shorn ewe not showing more than two permanent teeth
22
March shorn ewe showing more than two permanent teeth
23
August shorn ewe not showing more than two permanent teeth
24
August shorn ewe showing more than two permanent teeth
Champion Fine Ewe Reserve Champion Fine Ewe
FINE/MEDIUM
25
March shorn ram not showing more than two permanent teeth
26
March shorn ram showing more than two permanent teeth
27
August shorn ram not showing more than two permanent teeth
28
August shorn ram showing more than two permanent teeth
Champion Fine/Medium Ram Reserve Champion Fine/Medium Ram
29
March shorn ewe not showing more than two permanent teeth
30
March shorn ewe showing more than two permanent teeth
31
August shorn ewe not showing more than two permanent teeth
32
August shorn ewe showing more than two permanent teeth
Champion Fine/Medium Ewe Reserve Champion Fine/Medium Ewe

Junior Ram March Shorn
Junior Ram August Shorn
Junior Champion Ram
Junior Ewe March Shorn
Junior Ewe August Shorn
Junior Champion Ewe
Junior Champion Pair
Grand Champion Ram Of The Show
Grand Champion Ewe Of The Show
Supreme Champion Sheep Of The Show

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BREEDERS GROUP of three rams and two ewes. Exhibit may be either March or August Rule 19 tagged but must be all of the one shearing

2B British, Australian and other Meat Breeds, Stud Sheep

Judging 9.30am SATURDAY 12 March

Chief Steward Michael Makeham 02 6777 6588 0428 101 515

Sponsored by “North - South Border Leicester Stud”, Peter Sendall, “Amelie” Poll Dorset Stud, Bill & Lachlan Fletcher

Entry Fee $4.00 per entry

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: National Sheep Health Statement and Vendor Declarations to accompany all exhibits

THE RULE SHALL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.

OVINE BRUCELLOSIS, FOOTROT & JOHNES DISEASE

All Sheep must be from Ovine Brucellosis-free, Footrot-free and Johnes Disease-free flocks. Papers must be sighted before sheep are unloaded.

Johnes Disease: Exhibitors are required to have a signed health declaration that to their knowledge their sheep have not been in contact with any stock which have originated from a property which is known to have been infected with Johnes Disease, and are required to declare that Johnes Disease is not known or suspected to have occurred in the past five (5) years on the property from which the sheep have come.

All MN1-2-3 Status Studs will be penned and unloaded separately.

• Exhibitors are requested to forward any entries to the show office by the end of business on 2nd March 2022. Any exhibitor wishing to have sheep on the grounds on the Friday night should inform the chief steward so this can be arranged.

• All exhibited sheep must be bred by the Exhibitor.

• All entries are to have individual identification i.e. NLIS tag and or property PIC.

• All exhibitors are to have sheep penned before 9.00am Saturday 12 March 2022.

• Judging will commence at 9.30am Saturday 12 March 2022 and only after each exhibit has been inspected by the nominated inspector. Any exhibit not inspected or failing inspection for whatever reason shall be deemed ineligible to be exhibited in any class.

• All short wool, long wool and shedding sheep exhibited shall strictly adhere to the descriptions as shown in the breed schedule.

• All shedding sheep must have been shorn no more than 21 days prior to the show.

• The judge is empowered to transfer sheep which he/she considers to be entered in the wrong class.

• It is the responsibility of the Exhibitor to care for the welfare of their exhibits i.e. adequate feed and water.

• All water vessels used for exhibits must be located within the allocated penning and kept at least 30cm from the ground. Exhibitors are to supply water vessels

• A Maximum of three (3) entries per class per exhibitor.

• Other meat breeds not listed in schedule will be catered for if entered.

All vehicles are to be removed from the show ground immediately after delivery of exhibits. It is expected that all exhibits remain on display at the showground after the completion of judging. No sheep to be loaded before 4:00pm on Saturday 12 March 2022, loading must be done in the presence of a Steward.

SHORT WOOL BREEDS

POLL DORSET
1
Ram, Milk teeth only, woolly 2cm or more
2
Ram, Milk teeth only, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool.
3
Pair of milk tooth Rams. Shorn or woolly
4. Junior Ram Champion & Reserve Champ of breed
5
Ram, showing 2 permanent teeth only, woolly 2cm or more
6
Ram, showing 2 permanent teeth only, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool
7
Ram, showing 4 permanent teeth or more shorn or woolly
8. Senior Ram champion & Reserve champ of breed
9
Ewe milk teeth only, woolly 2cm or more
10
Ewe, Milk teeth only, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool.
11
Pair of Milk tooth ewes, shorn or woolly
12. Junior Ewe champion & Reserve Champ of breed
13
Ewe, showing 2 permanent teeth only, woolly 2cm or more
14
Ewe, showing 2 permanent teeth only, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool
15
Ewe, showing 4 permanent teeth or more shorn or woolly
16. Senior Ewe champion & Reserve champ of breed.
17
Group of three (3) sheep 1 Ram, 2 Ewes (age open but must be three of same age group and drawn from exhibited entries.)
SUFFOLK
18
Ram, Milk teeth only, woolly 2cm or more
19
Ram, Milk teeth only, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool.
20
Pair of milk tooth Rams. Shorn or woolly
21. Junior Ram Champion & Reserve Champ of breed
22
Ram, showing 2 permanent teeth only, woolly 2cm or more
23
Ram, showing 2 permanent teeth only, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool
24
Ram, showing 4 permanent teeth or more shorn or woolly
25. Senior Ram champion & Reserve champ of breed
26
Ewe milk teeth only, woolly 2cm or more
27
Ewe milk teeth only, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool
28
Pair of Milk tooth ewes, shorn or woolly
29. Junior Ewe champion & Reserve Champ of breed
30
Ewe, showing 2 permanent teeth only, woolly 2cm or more
31
Ewe, showing 2 permanent teeth only, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool
32
Ewe, showing 4 permanent teeth or more shorn or woolly
33. Senior Ewe champion & Reserve champ of breed.
34
Group of three (3) sheep 1 Ram 2 Ewes (age open, must be of the same age drawn from exhibited entries)
WHITE SUFFOLK
35
Ram, milk teeth only, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool
36
Ram, milk teeth only, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool born after 1.8.2021
37
Pair of milk tooth Rams. Shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool
38. Junior Ram Champion & Reserve Champ of breed
39
Ram, showing 2 permanent teeth only, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool
40
Ram, showing 4 permanent teeth or more, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool
41. Senior Ram champion & Reserve champ of breed
42
Ewe milk teeth only, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool
43
Ewe, milk teeth only, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool born after 1.8.2021
44
Pair of milk tooth Ewes. Shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool
45. Junior Ewe Champion & Reserve Champ of breed
46
Ewe, showing 2 permanent teeth only, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool
47
Ewe, showing 4 permanent teeth or more, shorn not carrying more than 2cm of wool
48. Senior Ewe champion & Reserve champ of breed.
49
Group of three (3) sheep 1 Ram 2 Ewes (age open, must be of the same age drawn from exhibited entries)
DORPER BLACK FACE / DORPER WHITE
50
Ram, milk teeth only, bare shorn
51
Ram, milk teeth only, bare shorn, born after 1.8.2021
52
Pair of milk tooth Rams. Bare shorn
53. Junior Ram Champion & Reserve Champ of breed
54
Ram, showing 2 permanent teeth only, bare shorn
55
Ram, showing 4 permanent teeth or more, bare shorn
56. Senior Ram champion & Reserve champ of breed
57
Ewe, milk teeth only, bare shorn
58
Ewe, milk teeth only, bare shorn, born after 1.8.2021
59
Pair of milk tooth Ewes. Bare shorn
60. Junior Ewe champion & Reserve Champ of breed
61
Ewe, showing 2 permanent teeth only, bare shorn
62
Ewe, showing 4 permanent teeth or more, bare shorn
63. Senior Ewe champion & Reserve champ of breed.
64
Group of three (3) sheep 1 Ram 2 Ewes (age open, must be of the same age drawn from exhibited entries)
65
Ram, milk teeth only, bare shorn
66
Ram, milk teeth only, bare shorn, born after 1.8.2021
67
Pair of milk tooth Rams. Bare shorn
68. Junior Ram Champion & Reserve Champ of breed
69
Ram, showing 2 permanent teeth only, bare shorn
70
Ram, showing 4 permanent teeth or more, bare shorn
71. Senior Ram champion & Reserve champ of breed
72
Ewe, milk teeth only, bare shorn
73
Ewe, milk teeth only, bare shorn, born after 1.8.2021
74
Pair of milk tooth Ewes. Bare shorn
75. Junior Ewe champion & Reserve Champ of breed
76
Ewe, showing 2 permanent teeth only, bare shorn
77
Ewe, showing 4 permanent teeth or more, bare shorn
78. Senior Ewe champion & Reserve champ of breed.
79
Group of three (3) sheep 1 Ram 2 Ewes (age open, must be of the same age drawn from exhibited entries)

LONG WOOL BREEDS

BORDER LEICESTER
80
Ram, Milk teeth only, Woolly
81
Ram, Milk Teeth only, shorn carrying not more than 2cm of wool
82
Pair of milk teeth rams, woolly
83
Pair of milk teeth rams, shorn carrying not more than 2cm of wool
84. Junior Ram Champion & Reserve Champ of breed
85
Ram, 2 Teeth only, Woolly
86
Ram, 2 Teeth only, shorn carrying not more than 2cm of wool
87
Ram, 4 Teeth or more, shorn carrying not more than 2cm of wool
88. Senior Ram champion & Reserve champ of breed
89
Ewe, Milk teeth only, Woolly
90
Ewe, Milk Teeth only, shorn carrying not more than 2cm of wool
91
Pair of milk teeth Ewes, woolly
92
Pair of milk teeth Ewes, shorn carrying not more than 2cm of wool
93. Junior Ewe champion & Reserve Champ of breed
94
Ewe, 2 Teeth only, Woolly
95
Ewe, 2 Teeth only, shorn carrying not more than 2cm of wool
96
Ewe, 4 Teeth or more, shorn carrying not more than 2cm of wool
96. Senior Ewe champion & Reserve champ of breed.
97
Group of three (3) sheep 1 Ram 2 Ewes (age open, must be of the same age drawn from exhibited entries)
Interbreed

Only breed champions to be judged for Grand Champion Junior and Senior Ram and Ewe • All breed 1st place pairs, ewe and ram will be judged for champion pair, Ram and Ewe separate • All 1st place groups will be judged for champion group • Grand champion senior and junior ram will be judged for supreme champion ram as will grand champion senior and junior ewe for supreme champion ewe • Supreme champions will be judged for supreme champion sheep of the show

98. Interbreed champion Pair Ram.
99. Interbreed champion Pair Ewe.
100. Interbreed champion Group of 3(1 Ram 2 Ewes)
101. Interbreed Jnr Grand Champion Ewe.
102. Interbreed Snr Grand Champion Ewe.
103. Interbreed Supreme champion Ewe.
104. Interbreed Jnr Grand Champion Ram.
105. Interbreed Snr Grand Champion Ram.
106. Interbreed Supreme champion Ram.
107. Supreme Champion sheep of the show.
Walcha Show 11/12 March 2022 (10/02/2022 20:45:37 )

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