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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

APPLICATION FOR ENTRY
An Exhibit cannot compete in any class additional to that for which it is entered on the Application for Entry. Information, as requested on the application for entry, must be completed otherwise the application may not be accepted. An animal’s entry application will only be valid via a correctly completed online entry form, prior to the closing date displayed. Photos and video content must be supplied by the required date or the entry will not be accepted. In this instance, the nomination fee is lost. Bulls must be available for sale during 2020 to be entered.

ENTRY FEES
An entry fee of $200 + GST per entry will be applicable and must be paid prior to receival of any prize allocation.
If you hold an ACM account it will be booked to this.

AGE AND DATE OF BIRTH
July 1 is the reference date for the calculation of the age of an animal for the purposes of entering a class in the Sire Shootout competition.

CHAMPIONSHIPS - SIRE SHOOTOUT COMPETITION
(a) First to fifth placings will be awarded in each of the three classes. If less than five animals are nominated in a class, placings will be handed out accordingly.
(b) In awarding the supreme championship in the Sire Shootout competition, the first five place winners of each of the three classes are eligible.
(c) In awarding the reserve supreme champion for the Sire Shootout competition the remaining animals, excluding the supreme champion, from the first five-place winners of each of the three classes are eligible.

ELIGIBILITY FOR ENTRY AND BREED SOCIETY REGISTRATION
(a) To be eligible for entry, the exhibit must, at the time of entering the competition:
i. Be fully registered by the relevant recognised beef cattle breed society in the Herdbook of the Society or Association; and
ii. Sire Shootout is open to both fully registered animals and herd bulls. However, herd bulls that wish to enter must be registered with a beef cattle breed society and have both a sire and dam entry recorded.
(b) A copy of the Breed Society registration certificate (both sides) must be available if requested by the committee.

REGISTRATION AND ANIMAL OWNERSHIP
All cattle entered in the Sire Shootout competitions must be registered in the name of the
exhibitor at the time of judging and with a breed society recognised by ACM.

ORDER OF JUDGING
All classes shall be judged in accordance with the order of classes as printed in the schedule. Judging will be conducted on a points system during the supreme competition with the judges’ decision final.

RESTRICTION OF ENTRIES
Exhibitors will be restricted to entering a total of four bull entries each.

BREEDPLAN
Exhibitors are entitled to submit breed plan figures or animal weights and they will be used at the judge’s discretion.

JUDGING
Judging will be undertaken in an online format, with a representative from ACM present. The judge’s decision will be final.