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Participation Guidelines and Show Regulations

Entering Your Exhibit/s: How to Participate

Join the excitement of the Tumut Show by showcasing your talents and creations. Here's how to enter:

  1. Get the Form: Download it Here.

  2. Fees and Waivers: Check specific sections for entry fees. Some require waivers, like horse events or animal handling. Safety first!

  3. Submission: Entries must be submitted no later than 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, ahead of the show on Friday.

  4. Drop off your entries at Tumut Showground:

    • Mon-Wed 9 am - 5 pm

    • Thu, 9 am - 5:30 pm

    Or mail to: Show Secretary PO Box 212 Tumut NSW 2720

  5. Photography: Photo entries close Wednesday at noon. Judging at 5:30 pm, Supper Room, showground.

  6. Collecting Exhibits: After the excitement, retrieve your exhibit from 4:30 pm, Saturday. Make special arrangements with section stewards if needed.

  7. Claim Prizes: Prize money can be collected from the treasurer’s office between 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Show Day.

Submission Guidelines and Regulations:

To ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for all participants and exhibitors, the Tumut Show Society has established the following guidelines:

Exhibitor Responsibility:
  1. All exhibitors are responsible for their exhibits. The Tumut Show Society will not be held responsible for any loss, damage, or theft of articles or exhibits. Exhibits are placed in the pavilion at the exhibitor's own risk.

General Regulations:
  1. All entries must be made in writing and submitted to the Secretary by the specified date in the schedule. Entries must be accompanied by the necessary fee.

  2. Prizes will be awarded in accordance with the appended general regulations and conditions. Non-compliance may result in disqualification.

  3. Entry fees are detailed for each section in the schedule.

  4. Exhibits should be present on the showground on the first day of the Show, as indicated in the schedule. Permission from stewards is required for removal.

  5. Non-members and children will be admitted for a fee determined by the committee each year.

  6. Membership benefits include complimentary tickets and privileges. Special considerations apply to Horses, Poultry, Wool, and Cattle classes.

  7. The pavilion will be closed to the public for judging between 10 a.m. and 12 noon on the first day of the show.

  8. False entries and rule violations may lead to disqualification.

  9. The Tumut Show Society is not responsible for accidents, loss, damage, or misdelivery of livestock or exhibits.

  10. Decisions of judges and committee are final.

  11. All exhibits must be the property of the exhibitor or principal.

  12. Prizes are payable once the exhibitor and Chief Steward sign the card.

  13. Unclaimed prizes will be considered a donation to the show society.

Exhibitor Guidelines:
  1. Exhibitors must provide a description of their exhibit and the intended competition class and section.

  2. Exhibits must be delivered by the specified time, with exhibit cards obtained from the Secretary and affixed to the exhibit.

  3. Delivery must be made to the appointed class stewards.

  4. Exhibits should not be moved without the steward's permission after delivery.

  5. Stock exhibitors must have an attendant for parading at specified times.

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