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Barlings & Gilhouse  Points Trophies

These trophies are awarded at the AGM of the Berkshire Pig Breeders club for the preceding show season.

Barlings trophy – for the pig which has gained the most points at shows of more than 2 days

Gilhouse cup – for the pig which has gained the most points at one day shows

 

Rosettes and prize money will be awarded for each trophy

 

The above competitions are open to all members of the Berkshire Pig Breeders Club

 

Rules

  1. The owner of the pig entered for the competition must be a fully paid up member of the Berkshire Pig Breeders Club 4 weeks before the competition closing date.
  2. The entry form must be completed in full and returned to the club secretary by the published closing date (no late entries will be accepted).
  3. It is the responsibility of the member to check their entry has been received
  4. The secretary will check entries prior to the AGM
  5. If there is a tie, the prize money and trophy to be shared equally
  6. For pigs sold during the show season – the new owner of the pig must be a member of the club 4 weeks before the competition closing date & fulfil the criteria in rule 2 to enter the points competition, If the pig continues to be shown, the points already gained remain in place (moving with the pig).
  7. The trophy/cup is to be returned to the club prior to or at the AGM, the trophy/cup must be cleaned before being returned. If being returned by post the trophy/cup must be sent via recorded and signed for delivery, with the appropriate insurance cover.
  8. The trophy is to be engraved by the winner, at their own cost, with the winner’s name and date
  9. The trophy/cup remains the property of the club
  10. Recipients of any cup/trophy must complete the associated paperwork, before taking the cup/trophy away from the meeting
  11. If the trophy/cup is damaged or lost the recipient of the said trophy/cup is responsible for repairing and/or replacement.

 

 

 

 

Competition Rules

Champion of champions

 This competition is open to all members of the Berkshire Pig Breeders Club

Rules

  1. The owner of the pig must be a fully paid up member of the club by 31st January of the competition year.
  2. The owner of the pig agrees to compete in the final of the competition which is held annually at the Royal County of Berkshire Show in September.
  3. The breed champion of each qualifying show is put forward for the competition
  4. If the breed champion has already qualified, or does not wish to take part, the reserve is nominated
  5. If the breed champion is unable to compete at the final, the reserve to be given the opportunity to take its place
  6. Breed champion and reserve at each show to be awarded qualifier/reserve qualifier rosettes
  7. Rosettes, cup, and sash to be awarded to Champion of Champions and reserve Champion of Champions
  8. If a pig is sold during the show season, the pig can continue in the competition as long as the new owner fulfils rules 1 and 2.
  9. The cup must be returned to the club, by 1st August
  10. The trophy is to be engraved by the winner, at their own cost, with winner’s name and date
  11. The cup must be cleaned before being returned. If being returned by post the cup must sent via recorded and signed for delivery, with the appropriate insurance.
  12. The cup remains the property of the club
  13. If the cup is damaged or lost the recipient of the said trophy/cup is responsible for repairing and/or replacement.