Rules & Regulations


Exhibition Hall judging varies between sections. Some judging occurs before and some on Friday, 4th November 2022.

Please check the respective sections for benching times (when exhibits must be received for judging).

With the exception of Stewards, the Exhibition Hall shall be cleared at 3pm on Saturday, 5th November 2022 and re-opened at 3.30pm for Exhibitors to collect their exhibits. Re-entry and collection shall only be upon presentation of “Copy of Entry Form”. 

Please Note : The Exhibition Hall closes Friday evening 7.45 p.m. prior to fireworks.

All prize money must be collected from the section steward at the Exhibition Hall from 3.30pm until 4pm on Saturday 5th November 2022. Your “Copy of Entry Form” is required to collect prizes. Special Award prizes to be collected from the relevant Steward.

In the event of there being no competition in any class, prizes must be given if the judges certify to particular merit, but they are specially requested to withhold prizes even where there is no competition if the exhibits are of inferior quality or not suitable for the class in which they are competing. They may award second and third prize instead of first, or even divide prizes.

Protests against awards must be in writing to the Secretary within 30 minutes of the Exhibition Hall opening (by 4pm on Show Friday) and must be accompanied by a deposit of half the money involved, which may be forfeited if the committee consider the protest frivolous.

Best Exhibit in the Exhibition Hall is to be chosen from all First Prize exhibits in the Exhibition Hall by an appointed committee of three.


Exhibition Hall stewards will be required to attend their section on the Show Friday at 8.00am for the receipt and placing of all exhibits.

Stewards must attend to the receiving, classification and placing of all exhibits. Also waiting on the judges, furnishing them with award books, prize cards and ribbons and any other information necessary     

If there is any dispute after judging, the steward must report this to the Secretary so that action can be taken promptly.

It shall be the duty of the steward to prevent any person interfering with the judge and if necessary to order the removal of the offender. Persons in charge of any exhibit must on no occasion address the judge or leave their exhibit during the judging unless authorised by the Chief Steward of the section.

Exhibition Hall stewards must be on hand by 3pm on the Saturday to check people taking articles from the Hall. Copy of Entry Form must be produced.

Stewards will attend their respective judges at all times.