Rules & Regulations
Please review rules and regulations carefully
- The Rules and Regulations of the Carp Agricultural Society are established by the Board of Directors, are administered by the Board and may be changed by the Board.
- Stock and all articles for competition or exhibition must be entered in the name of the bona-fide owners, and unless this rule is observed, no premium shall be awarded, and if awarded, shall be withheld. Any exhibitor found guilty of the above irregularities will forfeit all prizes won at the exhibition.
- No animal shall be allowed to compete as purebred unless it posses regular Stud or Herd Book Pedigree, a certified copy of which must be presented on demand of the Directors in Charge.
- No person shall act as Judge for awarding prizes for the class in which he or she or any member of their family is a competitor. The Judge’s decision shall be final, and anyone found abusing judges will forfeit all claims to prizes and may be debarred from exhibiting.
- No animal hereditarily unsound is to be awarded a premium. Any animal affected by a contagious or infectious disease or suspected of same may be removed at the discretion of the Directors.
- No person shall be allowed to enter for exhibition more than one specimen in any section of a class; this rule to apply to grain, field crops, vegetables, fruit, honey, maple syrup, domestic products, sewing, crafts, flowers and art.
- Under the terms and conditions of the Livestock Classification establish by Agriculture Canada, exhibitors of purebred beef and dairy cattle, purebred sheep and purebred heavy horses, are limited as to the number of entries. It shall be the responsibility of exhibitors to check the various Departments in the prize list for details. In each case, where the same or common interests are involved in more than one breeding operation, such operators are considered as one breeding unit. All entries must be owned by and registered in the name of the exhibitor.
- Exhibitors of light and heavy horses may make up two (2) entries per class except where specified under the Hayes Classification. The Light and Heavy Horse Committees may, at their discretion, limit the total number of entries that will be accepted per class, such limits to be published in the current prize list.
- Entries of any exhibitor in any Department may be refused in the case of an exhibitor who has shown an objectionable attitude or who has acted in an unsportsmanlike manner at a show. The various Committees in charge reserve the right to refuse any entry.
- Any article or animal enumerated in the list, if it is the only one of the kind on exhibition, will be judged accordingly, and any animal for which a prize has been awarded may be entered for prizes at any subsequent Exhibition as long as the owner there of wishes.