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Great Yorkshire Show

EC 16th June 2017

Contact: Amanda Stoddart-West
Contact Address: Livestock & Entries Secretary, Yorkshire Agricultural Society, Regional Agricultural Centre, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. HG2 8NZ
Contact Telephone Number: 01423 546206

  • 11th July 2017

    Young Farmers Competition

    1st £50, 2nd £30, 3rd £20, 4th £10, 5th £5, 6th £5

    Followed by
    Veterans Shearing Competition 
    Restricted to competitors over 50 years of age
    1st £80, 2nd £70, 3rd £65, 4th £50, 5th £35, 6th £25

    Blade Shearing
    1st £100 & trophy, 2nd £80, 3rd £65, 4th £50, 5th £35, 6th £20

    Junior YAS Tankard + £10 for the most promising YFC Shearer
    1st £125 & trophy, 2nd £80, 3rd £65, 4th £ 50, 5th £35, 6th £20

    Yorkshire Ladies Championship
    1st £50, 2nd £20, 3rd £15, 4th £10

    The Rough Fell, Swaledale, Lonk Championship (Junior/Intermediate)
    1st £50, 2nd £20


    1st £180 & trophy, 2nd £90, 3rd £75, 4th £ 60, 5th £45, 6th £30

    Blade, Junior, Intermediate
    Semi-finals and Finals

    Followed by
    Blade, Junior, Intermediate, Veterans and Ladies Finals

    The Worshipful Company of Woolmen generously sponsor the Great Yorkshire Junior and Intermediate classes.

    Yorkshire Intermediate Finals

  • 12th July 2017


    1st £200 & trophy, 2nd £100, 3rd £75, 4th £60, 5th £45, 6th £30


    1st £700 & trophy, 2nd £330, 3rd £220, 4th £110, 5th £80, 6th £60

    Followed by
    Open Ladies

    1st £50, 2nd £20, 3rd £15, 4th £10, 5th £5, 6th £5

    Senior Semi Finals

    Rough Fell, Swaledale, Lonk, (Senior and Open)
    1st £50, 2nd £20

    Open Semi
    Senior Final
    Open Yorkshire Final

    Followed by
    Test England vs Scotland
    Open Ladies Final
    Test Match England vs New Zealand
    Open Final

    Blade, Jnr and Intermediate finalists will be presented with a prize (1st, 2nd, 3rd) Tues.
    Senior & Open Circuit finalists will be presented with a prize (1st, 2nd, 3rd) Wed.
    For the English Circuit place cards will be given for 1st-6th.

    Yorkshire Agricultural Society Sash for Champion Shearers of Yorkshire. Singlets kindly provided by BWMB.
    £1 from each entry fee will go towards the English Circuit.

    Late Entries please contact Gary on 07970 187427 or Annis 07564 708328.

    Further details on the England Circuit Facebook page.

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