Girls and Boys Ag Day Competition

Girls and Boys Ag Day Competition

Canterbury A&P Association invites school to participate in the Boys & Girls Agricultural Club Championship Day and Calf Club Event to be held at the Canterbury Agricultural Park on the Thursday after Show week annually – Animals are presented 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 an area/group day within their region. Classes will include lambs, goats, pigs, poultry, alpacas and llamas. The classes will be split into two age group sections: Juniors being years 1-4 and Seniors years 5-8.​​

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 Canterbury A&P Association Office at Canterbury Agricultural Park, 102 Curletts Road, Christchurch by Friday 4 November 2022.​

Important - Please label your project with your full name, school, year and category you will be competing in i.e. Lambs - Junior.   ​

CHILDREN’S CALF CLASSES – STARTS AT 9AM​

No entry fee but entries need to be on the official entry form to be received at The Show Office by Friday of Show week. Open to any boy or girl attending primary or secondary school. 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 that schools will give consideration and encouragement to all pupils to attend this day which in the past has been very successful.​

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