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SPECIAL AWARDS

Each year, Ayrshire New Zealand presents a number of Special Awards during the Awards Night at Annual Conference.  Members are nominated by their Club or the Board by the presentation of a citation to the Board for their final decision.  Nominations close 31 March annually or as advertised.

 

KITEROA TROPHY

For the person or persons who contributed the most effort in promoting the progress within the Ayrshire breed in the last 12 months both club wise and breed wise. To be announced at the Awards Night.

NO WINNER - NOT PRESENTED

 

BELL BOOTH ACHIEVERS AWARD
For persons who have made some notable achievement in the Ayrshire Breed.
To be announced at the Awards Night.

WINNER - 2017 Andrew Thomson & Chris Green & Tim Green

 

DISTINGUISHED MEMBERS AWARD
For members who promote Ayrshires either nationally or locally by always portraying a positive attitude for the breed, the NZ Ayrshire Association and it’s aims, directions and objectives.
To be announced at the Awards Night.

WINNER - 2017 Cheryl Ford

 

GLENGORDON TROPHY
For the person or persons under 26 of age who contributed the most effort in promoting the progress within the Ayrshire breed in the last 12 months both club wise and breed wise.
To be announced at the Awards Night.

WINNER - 2017 David Ackermann

 

GRAEME KNIGHT MEMORIAL TROPHY
For the member who provides the best written article promoting the Ayrshire breed for either the Ayrshire Bulletin or any other farming publication.
To be announced at the Awards Night.

WINNER - 2017 Hilary Jane

 

ROBERT MCINTOSH MEMORIAL TROPHY
To encourage an exhibitor to go further and/or to continue showing animals at Local Club days and A&P shows.

  1. First or second season of exhibiting animals – would have shown at least three A&P shows and/or Club days during that period. This person can even be a member of a family who has been exhibiting for years.

  2. Competing in their local handling classes, if in the age group.

  3. Has been showing for 3 to 5 years and during each show season can see the growth in preparing and presenting the animals at the A&P shows / Club Days.

  4. Has been attending local club or national organized events about exhibiting animals (about choosing, preparing and exhibiting an animal) or visits other members seeking advice and knowledge on exhibiting animals.

  5. Has been showing for some years and has been awarded their first Champion ribbon.

  6. For exhibitor’s who have been exhibiting for some time, who are stepping up in the following:

    1. Attending local club and /or national Judging schools

    2. Completing in the Youth Judging Competition

    3. Being a committee member of an A&P show – working behind the scenes

    4. In the process of becoming a Senior Judge or is a Senior Judge

    5. Showing and teaching other exhibitors now to choose, prepare and exhibit animals

      The winner can be any age. For members up to 16 years old, they would need to have at least 3 of the first 5 above and for members over 16 years old would need at least 4 of the 6 above.

WINNER - 2017 Imogen Steiner

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