National Classes

NATIONAL SHOW CLASSES 2017

 Tullamore Show – Sunday, August 13th

  • Simmental Heifer Calf born on or after 01-02-2017
  • Simmental Heifer Calf born on or between 01-12-2016 & 31/01/2017
  • National Weanling Heifer born on or between 01-10-16 & 30-11-16
  • National Yearling Heifer Born on or between 01-08-16 & 31-09-16
  • National Junior Simmental Heifer born on or between 01/12/15 & 31/07/16
  • National Intermediate Heifer born on or between 01/08/15 & 30/11/15
  • National Senior Simmental Heifer / 1st Calved Heifer born on or between 01/12/14 & 31/07/15
  • National Junior Simmental Cow born on or between 01/09/13 & 30/11/14
  • National Senior Simmental Cow born on or before 31/08/13
  • Simmental Bull Calf born on or after 01-02-17
  • Simmental Bull Calf born on or between 01-12-2016 & 31/01/2017
  • National Weanling Bull born on or between 01-10-16 & 30-11-16
  • National Yearling Bull born on or between 01-08-16 & 31-09-16
  • National Junior Simmental Bull born on or between 01/08/15 & 31/07/16
  • National Senior Simmental Bull born on or before 31/07/15
  • National Junior Progeny Pair (animals born on or after 01/08/16)

Strokestown Show – Saturday, September 9th (Sponsor – Celtic Sires)

  • National Senior Heifer Calf born on or between 01-12-16 & 31-01-17
  • National Junior Heifer Calf born on or after 01-02-17
  • National Senior Bull Calf born on or between 01-12-16 & 31-01-17
  • National Junior Bull Calf born on or after 01-02-17

Ploughing – Tuesday, September 19th (Screggan, Tullamore)

  • Ploughing Bull born on or between 01/05/2016 & 30/11/2016

Bonniconlon Show – Monday, August 7th (Sponsor – VK Agri Recycling)

  • VK Agri Recycling Sponsored National Simmental X Maiden / In-calf Heifer for Heifers 500+kgs
  • VK Agri Recycling Sponsored National Simmental X Yearling Heifer for Heifers between 400 – 500kgs
Entry Conditions
  • All entries to Show SI or SIX on their NID Card
  • Where a NID Card is re issued, proof of the original registration must accompany the NID card to the Show.
  • All entries must have a Simmental sire recorded on the DAFF Database.
  • All entries must be available to be DNA typed prior to entry into the Show Ring for Judging.

Carrick on Shannon Winter Fair (Sponsor - Topstock)

  • Simmental X In-Calf or Maiden heifer over 550kgs
  • Simmental X Heifer between 451kgs & 550kgs
  • National Simmental X Weanling Heifer between 351kgs & 450kgs (Any Heifer which competed in the National Yearling Class at Bonniconlon is not eligible and must step up to Yearling Class at Carrick on Shannon)
  • National Simmental X Heifer Calf under 350 kgs
Entry Conditions
  • All entries to Show SI or SIX on their NID Card
  • Where a NID Card is re issued, proof of the original registration must accompany the NID card to the Show.
  • All entries must have a Simmental sire recorded on the DAFF Database.
  • All entries must be available to be DNA typed prior to entry into the Showring for Judging.
 

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National Show Classes 2016

 Tullamore Show – Sunday August 14th

  1. Simmental Heifer calf born on or after 01-02-2016
  2. Simmental Heifer calf born on or between 01-12-2015 & 31/01/2016
  3. National Weanling Heifer born on or between 01-10-15 & 30-11-15
  4. National Yearling Heifer Born on or between 01-08-15 & 31-09-15
  5. National Junior Simmental Heifer born on or between 01/12/14 & 31/07/15
  6. National Intermediate Heifer born on or between 01/08/14 & 30/11/14
  7. National Senior Simmental Heifer / 1st Calved Heifer born on or between 01/12/13 & 31/07/14
  8. National Junior Simmental Cow/In-calf heifer born on or between 01/09/12 & 30/11/13.  (Cow or in-calf heifer)
  9. National Senior Simmental Cow born on or before 31/08/12
  10. Simmental Bull calf born on or after 01-02-16
  11. Simmental Bull calf born on or between 01-12-2015 & 31/01/2016
  12. National Weanling Bull born on or between 01-10-15 & 30-11-15
  13. National Yearling Bull born on or between 01-08-15 & 31-09-15
  14. National Junior Simmental Bull born on or between 01/08/14 & 31/07/15
  15. National Senior Simmental Bull born on or before 31/08/14
  16. National Junior Progeny Pair (animals born on or after 01/08/15)
  17. National Senior Progeny Pair (animals born on or before 31/07/15)
Note: Please note that from 2017 onwards the Junior Cow Class will be only open to animals that have calved at least once.

Strokestown Show – Saturday September 10th (Sponsor—Celtic Sires)

  1. National Senior Heifer Calf born on or between 01-12-15 & 31-01-16
  2. National Junior Heifer Calf born on or after 01-02-16
  3. National Senior Bull Calf born on or between 01-12-15 & 31-01-16
  4. National Junior Bull Calf born on or after 01-02-16

Ploughing – Tuesday September 20th

  • Ploughing Bull born on or between 01/05/2015 & 30/11/2015

Bonniconlon Show – Monday August 1st (Sponsor—VK Agri-Recycling)

  • National Simmental X In-calf or Maiden Heifer born on or between 01-09-2014 & 30-06-2015

Carrick on Shannon Winter Fair (Sponsor—Topstock)

  • Simmental X In-calf or Maiden heifer born on or between 01/09/2014 & 30/06/2015
  • National Simmental X Yearling Heifer born on or between 01-07-2015 & 31-10-2015
  • National Simmental X Weanling heifer born on or between 01-11-2015 & 29/02/2016
  • National Simmental X Heifer Calf born on or after 01-03-2016

 Commercial Cattle Exhibitor Society

  • Simmental X Maiden heifer born before 01/09/2015
  • Simmental X Weanling heifer born after 01/09/2015

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NATIONAL CLASSES 2015

Tullamore Show

Simmental Heifer Calf born on or after 01-02-2015 – Sponsor – Irish Simmental Cattle Society. Simmental Heifer Calf born on or between 01-12-2014 & 31/01/2015 Sponsor – Midland Machinery National Weanling Heifer born on or between 01-10-14 & 30-11-14 Sponsor – Banagher Precast National Yearling Heifer born on or between 01-08-14 & 31-09-14 – Sponsor – Irish Simmental Cattle Society. National Junior Simmental Heifer born on or between 01/12/13 & 31/07/14 – Sponsor – Irish Simmental Cattle Society. National Intermediate Heifer born on or between 01/08/13 & 30/11/13 – Sponsor – Irish Simmental Cattle Society. National Senior Simmental Heifer born on or between 01/12/12 & 31/07/13 Sponsor – Clonagh Pedigree Herds, Portlaoise, Co Laois National Junior Simmental Cow/In-Calf Heifer born on or between 01/09/11 & 30/11/12. (Cow or In-Calf Heifer) – Sponsor – Irish Simmental Cattle Society. National Senior Simmental Cow born on or before 31/08/11 Sponsor – Lanmor Simmentals.

Simmental Bull Calf born on or after 01-02-15 Sponsor – Kieran Cummins MRCVS, Mountmellick, Co Laois Simmental Bull Calf born on or between 01-12-2014 & 31/01/2015 Sponsor – Keelaghan’s Wholesale Meaths, Ashbourne, Co Meath National Weanling Bull born on or between 01-10-14 & 30-11-14 Sponsor – Michael Byrne, Dovegrove Simmentals National Yearling Bull born on or between 01-08-14 & 31-09-14 Sponsor – J Grennan & Sons, Rath, Co Offaly National Junior Simmental Bull born on or between 01/08/13 & 31/07/14 – Sponsor – Irish Simmental Cattle Society. National Senior Simmental Bull born on or before 31/07/13 Sponsor – FBD Insurance

National Junior Progeny Pair (animals born on or after 01/08/14) Sponsor – Edinburgh Outdoor Clothing Co. National Senior Progeny Pair (animals born on or before 31/07/14) Sponsor – Edinburgh Outdoor Clothing Co.

Strokestown Show – Sponsor – Celtic Sires

National Senior Heifer Calf born on or between 01-12-14 & 31-01-15 National Junior Heifer Calf born on or after 01-02-15 National Senior Bull Calf born on or between 01-12-14 & 31-01-15 National Junior Bull Calf born on or after 01-02-15

Ploughing – Sponsor – Agri Care Nutrition

Ploughing Bull born on or between 01/06/2014 & 30/11/2014

 

Commercial Classes 2015

Bonniconlon Show – Sponsor – VK Agri Recycling

National Simmental X In-calf or Maiden Heifer born on or between 01-09-2013 &     31-08-2014

Carrick on Shannon Winter Fair – Sponsor – Topstock

National Simmental X Weanling heifer born on or after 01-01-2015 National Simmental X Yearling Heifer born on or between 01-09-2014 & 31-12-2014 Simmental X In-calf or Maiden heifer born on or between 01/09/2013 & 31/08/2014

Commercial Cattle Exhibitor Society

Simmental X Maiden heifer born before 01/09/2014 Simmental X Maiden heifer born after 01/09/2014

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National Pedigree Classes 2014

 Tullamore Show

  • Simmental Heifer Calf born on or after 01-02-2014 - Sponsor: Centra, Kilbeggan
  • Simmental Heifer Calf born on or between 01-12-2013 & 31/01/2014 - Sponsor: Animax
  • National Weanling Heifer born on or between 01-10-13 & 30-11-13 - Sponsor: Banagher Precast
  • National Yearling Heifer born on or between 01-08-13 & 31-09-13 - Sponsor: Norbrook
  • National Junior Simmental Heifer born on or between 01/12/12 & 31/07/13 - Sponsor: Norbrook
  • National Intermediate Heifer born on or between 01/08/12 & 30/11/12 - Sponsor: Norbrook
  • National Senior Simmental Heifer born on or between 01/12/11 & 31/07/12 - Sponsor: Clonagh Pedigree Herds
  • National Junior Simmental Cow/In-Calf Heifer born on or between 01/09/10 & 30/11/11  (Cow or In-Calf Heifer) - Sponsor: Norbrook
  • National Senior Simmental Cow born on or before 31/08/10 - Sponsor: Irish Simmental Cattle Society
  • Simmental Bull Calf born on or after 01-02-14 - Sponsor: Kieran Cummins, MRCVS
  • Simmental Bull Calf born on or between 01-12-2013 & 31/01/2014 - Sponsor: Keelaghans Wholesale Meats
  • National Weanling Bull born on or between 01-10-13 & 30-11-13 - Sponsor: Michael Byrne, Dovegrove
  • National Yearling Bull born on or between 01-08-13 & 31-09-13 - Sponsor: J.Grennan & Sons
  • National Junior Simmental Bull born on or between 01/08/12 & 31/07/13 - Sponsor: Norbrook
  • National Senior Simmental Bull born on or before 31/07/12 - Sponsor: FBD Insurance
  • National Junior Progeny Pair (animals born on or after 01/08/13) - Sponsor: Edinburgh Outdoor Clothing Company
  • National Senior Progeny Pair (animals born on or before 31/07/13) - Sponsor: Edinburgh Outdoor Clothing Company

 Strokestown Show

  • National Senior Heifer Calf born on or between 01-12-13 & 31-01-14 - Sponsor: Celtic Sires
  • National Junior Heifer Calf born on or after 01-02-14 - Sponsor: Celtic Sires
  • National Senior Bull Calf born on or between 01-12-13 & 31-01-14 - Sponsor: Celtic Sires
  • National Junior Bull Calf born on or after 01-02-14 - Sponsor: Celtic Sires

 Commercial Classes 2014

 Bonniconlon Show

  • National Simmental X Maiden Heifer born on or between 01-09-2012 & 31-08-2013 - Sponsor: VK Agri Recycling

 Carrick on Shannon Winter Fair

  • National Simmental X Weanling Heifer born on or after 01-01-2014 - Sponsor: Topstock
  • National Simmental X Yearling Heifer born on or between 01-09-2013 & 31-12-2013 - Sponsor: Topstock
  • Simmental X Maiden Heifer born on or between 01/09/2012 & 31/08/2013 - Sponsor: Topstock

 Commercial Cattle Exhibitor Society

  • Simmental X Maiden Heifer born before 01/09/2013
  • Simmental X Maiden Heifer born after 01/09/2013
 

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National Pedigree Classes 2013

Tullamore Show – Sunday August 11th

Simmental Heifer calf born on or after 01-12-2012 Sponsored by Animax.

National Weanling Heifer born on or between 01-10-12 & 30-11-12 Sponsored by Banagher Precast.

National Yearling Heifer Born on or between 01-08-12 & 30-09-12 Sponsored by Norbrook Laboratories.

National Junior Simmental Heifer born on or between 01/01/12 & 31/07/12 Sponsored by Norbrook Laboratories.

National Intermediate Heifer born on or between 01/09/11 & 31/12/11 Sponsored by Norbrook Laboratories.

National Senior Simmental Heifer born on or between 01/01/11 & 31/08/11 Sponsored by Clonagh Simmentals, Portlaoise.

National Junior Simmental Cow/In-calf heifer born on or between 01/09/09 & 31/12/10.  (Cow or in-calf heifer.) Sponsored by Norbrook Laboratories.

National Senior Simmental Cow born on or before 31/08/09 Sponsored by Irish Simmental Cattle Society.

Simmental Bull Calf born on or after 01-12-12 Sponsored by Kieran Cummins MRCVS, Co. Offaly.

National Weanling Bull born on or between 01-10-12 & 30-11-12 Sponsored by Michael Byrne, Dovegrove Simmentals.

National Yearling Bull born on or between 01-08-12 & 31-09-12 Sponsored by Michael Byrne, Dovegrove Simmentals.

National Junior Simmental Bull born on or between 01/09/11 & 31/07/12 Sponsored by Norbrook Laboratories.

National Senior Simmental Bull born on or before 31/08/11 Sponsored by Norbrook Laboratories.

National Junior Progeny Pair (animals born on or after 01/08/12) Sponsored by Edinburgh Outdoor Clothing Company, Scotland.

National Senior Progeny Pair (animals born on or before 31/07/12) Sponsored by Edinburgh Outdoor Clothing Company, Scotland.

 Strokestown – Saturday September 14th

Sponsored by Celtic Sires

National Senior Heifer Calf born on or between 01-12-12 & 31-01-13

National Junior Heifer Calf born on or after 01-02-13

National Senior Bull Calf born on or between 01-12-12 & 31-01-13

National Junior Bull Calf born on or after 01-02-13

Commercial Classes 2013

 Bonniconlon Show

National Simmental X Maiden Heifer born on or between 01-09-2011 & 31-08-2012 Sponsor: VK Agrirecycling / ISCS / Bonniconlon Show Prize Fund: €1500

 Carrick on Shannon Winter Fair

National Simmental X Weanling heifer born on or after 01-01-2013 National Simmental X Yearling Heifer born on or between 01-09-2012 & 31-12-2012 Prize Fund: 1st Topstock Product Value €110 + €125, 2nd €125, 3rd €100, 4th €75 & 5th €50

Simmental X Maiden Heifer born on or between 01/09/2011 & 31/08/2012 Prize Fund: 1st Topstock Product Value €110 + €100,  2nd €100,  3rd €75 & 4th €50

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