Boys & Girls Agricultural Club Championship Day & Calf Club Event
Canterbury A&P Association invites your school to participate in the Boys & Girls Agricultural Club Championship Day and Calf Club Event to be held at the Canterbury Agricultural Park on Thursday 23 November 2023 – please present your animals on the Cattle Lawns by the Show Office.
Boys & Girls Ag Day Details – Starts at 10am
To qualify for this day the participants will need to have attended a school pet parade day and/or an Area/Group day within their region. Classes will include lambs, goats, pigs, poultry, alpacas, llamas, and calves. The classes will be split into two age group sections for lambs, beef and dairy calves: Juniors being years 1-4, and Senior’s years 5-8. Other sections may be split if numbers are required.
All children that qualify to attend the Championship Day will need to have completed a full project on the care, handling and rearing of the pet. These project books will need to be handed into the office of the Canterbury A&P Association at Canterbury Agricultural Park, Curletts Road, Christchurch by Friday 10th November 2023. Important - Please label your project with your full name, school, year and category you will be competing in i.e. Lambs - Junior.
Calf Classes – Starts at 10am
To be judged on a basis of 60 points for rearing and handling, and 40 points for type. Purebred or crossbred calves. Clipped calves will be disqualified.
We hope you will give consideration and encouragement to your pupils to attend this day which in the past has been very successful.
To express your interest in attending the 2023 Boys & Girls Agricultural Club Championship Day and Calf Club Event please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dyarne Robson, Canterbury A&P Association, Show Secretary