Information for Particpants
ALL FOOD for participants is included in the SAJHE entry fee. Lunch and dinner are available for visitors to purchase each day. Adult assistance is greatly appreciated at these times
Lockers (1.5X1.8M) are automatically provided for all entrants. Two entrants will share a locker.
For specific locker requests please complete the the locker request section of the entry form.
IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT A GROUND SHEET, BED AND/OR MATTRESS AND WARM
BEDDING ARE PROVIDED BY EXHIBITORS.
WARM AND WATERPROOF CLOTHING IS ESSENTIAL.
Please be aware that the committee cannot administer analgesics eg. Panadol, to participants. If they are required they will need to be supplied by the entrant or parent.
PARENTS / GUARDIANS / TEACHERS
The Council requests that parents especially of younger children give consideration to "living-in" at the Showground for the duration of the Expo. Cost is $66 per person to cover the cost of meals.
PARENT HELP WITH SUPERVISION, PARTICULARLY DURING THE EVENINGS AND AT NIGHTTIME WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. Parents are accommodated in general sleeping areas however lockers may be utilised if required (depending on availability)
PLEASE FILL IN SECTION ON ENTRY FORM.
STOCK ENTRY TO SHOWGROUND
Due to safety reasons, the RA&HS of SA Inc. will erect large barriers, and all cattle must be unloaded within the barriers. No exceptions. Trucks, trailers, horse floats are to line-up outside the Beef Cattle Pavilion.
Entry will be via the Leader Street Entrance from 12 noon until 4pm Monday 16th July (committee excluded). Please notify your carrier.
No animals will be unloaded until this time.
HEIFERS/STEERS - BEDDING ARRANGEMENTS
Sawdust is supplied. Please bring appropriate tools for mucking out, e.g. rakes, shovels, fine tine forks, brooms.
The quick removal of manure will ensure that the sawdust will last the full show. Do not dig out wet patches. Do not disturb the bedding base.
NO CLIPPING SHUTES TO BE ERECTED
All animals are expected to be prepared prior to coming to the Expo. Senior Herdsman, are exempted, as this is part of their criteria for entry.
HEALTH STATUS OF ANIMALS
In accordance with RA&HS regulations, only animals from a herd with a
J-BAS score of 6 and above will be accepted.
In accordance with RA&HS regulations all cattle will now be required to be tested for Pestivirus and certified as non-PI (persistently infected). Exhibitors must complete question 3b on the National Cattle Health Declaration stating this testing complete. Copies of test results listing animals and their identification must be submitted with entry forms.
You are welcome to stay overnight on the 20th July, following the completion of the Expo, if desired. You will however, be required to depart by 7:00am on Friday morning, to allow the sheds to be cleaned.
SETTING UP - SUNDAY 15th JULY
Exhibitors, families and friends are reminded of the enormous task undertaken by a small group of Committee members and helpers each year to set up judging arena and surrounds, compile satchels for entrants, and assist with general preparations for the
Help would be greatly appreciated.
If you are able to assist on this day, please contact Justine Fogden 08 85872272
CLEAN -UP THURSDAY 19th JULY
All entrants are expected to ensure that their cattle stall, loft above cattle, and lockers are left clean and tidy. ALL sawdust is to be placed in appropriate bins. Rubbish should be put in bins. Senior entrants are requested to assist the Committee with the shed and arena clean up prior to their departure.
Please note that no competitor is to leave the grounds
unless official permission has been granted by the
President or Co-ordinator.