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ALPACA 7-15 September 2012

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SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ALPACA BREED & FLEECE CHAMPIONSHIPS ARRIVAL Alpacas must arrive and be penned between 12.00 noon and 2.00 pm on Thursday, 6 September. Exhibitors will be required to remove their vehicles from the Showground immediately after animals have been unloaded and penned. Alpacas not in their allotted pens by the specified arrival time may be disqualified by the Chief Steward.

ENTRY GATE

Alpacas will enter through the Leader Street Gate.

PAVILION

Alpacas will be housed in the Alpaca & Goat Pavilion on the Western Boundary of the Showground (immediately north of the Sheep Pavilion)

INSPECTION OF EXHIBITS

The Society shall appoint a person or persons as an inspector or inspectors who shall then examine all Alpacas for eligibility and correctness. The inspection of all Alpacas will be carried out between 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm on Thursday, 6 September. ALPACAS NOT IN THEIR ALLOTTED PENS AT THE TIME OF THE OFFICIAL INSPECTION MAY BE DISQUALIFIED BY THE CHIEF STEWARD. Any decision or determination of disqualification is entirely within the discretion of the Chief Steward and shall not be challenged or called into question in any proceedings or in any manner whatsoever. The Inspector or Chief Steward will classify all entries for colour and has the power to transfer an exhibit to the class in which, in his/her opinion, it should have been entered. The Chief Steward may combine or split classes as he/she sees fit in consultation with the Supervisor. Exhibits must carry a minimum fleece length of 50mm for Huacayas and 75mm for Suris. Huacaya 12 months and older must be shorn regularly so that no more than 15 months fleece is carried at the time of showing. Suri should carry no more than 24 months fleece.

JUDGING

Alpaca (Suri sections followed by Fancy classes followed by Huacaya classes)....................................... from 9.30 am, Friday, 7 September Junior Handler Classes (will be judged after the Sires Progeny Class)........................ from approx. 5.00 pm, Friday, 7 September Production Classes........................................................................ from 9.00 am, Saturday, 8 September Fleece Classes............................................................................. from 10.00 am, Saturday, 8 September The animals must not be moved from their allotted pen whilst judging is in progress except by the order of the Chief Steward. Animals must not leave the judging ring until directed by the Judge or Ring Steward.

DEPARTURE

Alpacas must leave the Showground between 4.00 pm and 5.30 pm on Monday, 10 September. Interstate exhibitors may leave up to 24 hours earlier at the Supervisor’s discretion. All exhibitors must obtain a “Permit to Remove Stock” from the Alpaca Supervisor prior to departure.

PAVILION

Alpacas will be housed in the Alpaca & Goat Pavilion on the Western Boundary of the Showground (immediately north of the Sheep Pavilion)

ENQUIRIES Telephone (08) 8210 5211 or email info@adelaideshowground.com.au


ALPACAS 1 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ALPACA BREED & FLEECE CHAMPIONSHIPS

CLOSING DATE OF ENTRIES FRIDAY, 13 JULY 2012 at 5.00 pm

CLOSING DATE OF ENTRIES

The following conditions will strictly apply: • All entries, whether lodged in person or sent by post, or completed online must be in the Society’s possession at its Administration Office by 5.00 pm on Friday, 13 July 2012. • Postal entry forms and fees will be accepted up to and including entries postmarked on or before the official closing date. • When sending entry forms and fees by post, the onus is on the exhibitor to ensure adequate delivery time. • Entry forms by facsimile or email will not be accepted. • If you require formal acknowledgement that your entry has been received, please include a stamped self-addressed envelope with your entry form. • A late entry option is available under the following conditions: • The entry form/s and fees are received or postmarked within 7 days of the official closing date and • An additional fee equivalent to three times the standard entry fee is paid. • Absolutely no exception to the above conditions will be made to any exhibitor under any circumstance.

ENTRY FEES

The fee for each entry (GST included) is $25 (unless otherwise stated). One free catalogue per exhibitor is included. Make cheques payable to RA&HS and send with completed entry forms to RA&HS - Alpaca Section PO Box 40, Goodwood SA 5034

REFUNDS

No refunds of entry fees will be made after closing date of entries.

MEMBERSHIP

Exhibitors of alpacas must be members of the RA&HS except exhibitors of fleeces only, exhibitors of alpacas in production classes only or junior handlers. Membership fees: Adults $140, Juniors (under 18) as at 1 January 2012, $48.

SPECIAL REGULATIONS

Exhibitors are reminded that the Society’s General Regulations apply to all sections of the Show and that the Special Regulations hereunder set out, which apply to this section only, are merely supplementary to and subject to the Regulations. A copy of the General Regulations may be obtained from the Society’s website at www. theshow.com.au or a copy may be obtained upon request from the Society’s Administration Office. This Show will be based upon many of the Australian Alpaca Association Showing Rules (August 2010).

PAYMENT OF FEES

When paying fees by cheque or credit card, exhibitors must ensure that sufficient funds are available at the time of entry. Failure to do so may result in non-acceptance of entries.

PRIZES

Prizes in each class will be: First, $15, ribbon and card; second, $10, ribbon and card; third, $5, ribbon and card. RA&HS sashes will be awarded to all Huacaya and Suri Champions, Reserve Champions, Best Wether (Huacaya), Best Fancy Alpaca (Huacaya), Champion Colours (Huacaya classes), Most Successful New Exhibitor, Best Opposite Sex (Suri), Best Composite Appraisal Exhibit, Owner of Winning Huacaya Sire, Owner of Winning Suri Sire (Sires Progeny Classes) and Most Successful Junior Handler.

YOUR PRIVACY

If you do not want your details to be made available to other parties, please tick the box on the entry form supplied by the RA&HS . Your personal information will then only be used by the RA&HS to maintain contact with you and allow us to manage your entries. The RA&HS reserves the right to inform prize sponsors of the details of recipients to enable distribution of their voucher/ product prizes. Please note: by ticking the box to suppress your details, your name will appear in the Catalogue (if applicable) but your address will not.

PRIZE MONEY AND GST

Prize money as stated in the Prize Schedule does not include GST. The prize money which we pay to successful exhibitors depends on information provided to us. If you confirm that you are GST registered and provide your Australian Business Number (ABN), we will pay the appropriate prize money plus 10% GST. We will provide you with a Recipient Created Tax Invoice which you will need to submit to the Australian Taxation Office.


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In entering the competition, you acknowledge your agreement to the following: • You will not issue a tax invoice to the RA&HS in respect to prize money received • You will notify the RA&HS if you cease to be registered for GST. If you provide your Australian Business Number but are not registered for GST, we will pay the prize money as detailed in the Prize Schedule without reference to the GST. If you confirm you are entering as part of a private recreational pursuit or hobby, we will pay the prize money as detailed in the Prize Schedule without reference to GST.

REGISTRATION

IMPORTANT

At the time of entry all Alpacas entered (other than wethers and alpacas in Junior Handler classes) must be registered with a recognised organisation and, at the time of penning, must carry approved identification. All alpacas must be entered and shown in the name of the registered owner or leasee. A copy of the Registration Certificate (both sides) for each exhibit or a copy of the current ‘AAA Alpaca Animal Details’ for each exhibit, must be included when entry forms are lodged, except for unregistered wethers and alpacas in Junior Handler classes. An original copy of the Registration Certificate for each exhibit must be available to inspectors if requested (unregistered wethers and alpacas in Junior Handler classes are excluded).

The RA&HS is not a tax consultant and therefore assumes no liability for actions taken as a result of these guidelines. In any instances where an entrant or sponsor is uncertain of the tax implications of their involvement, they should consult their own accountant or tax advisor.

All male animals must be completely entire and deemed physically sound. Any male not deemed completely entire (other than a wether) shall not compete. Any marks of spaying on females shall disqualify them from competing. All wethers must be physically sound and must have been castrated. Any wether entry may be either a registered or unregistered Alpaca. All animals exhibited must be of a satisfactory standard, be in reasonable show condition and be given proper attention during the Show. Any exhibit, disapproved of for exhibition by the Inspector or Chief Steward, must upon notice to that effect, be removed from the Showground.

It is important that you either: • Confirm you are entering as part of a private recreational pursuit or hobby, or • Confirm you are entering as a GST registered business and supply your ABN Failure to do either of the above will cause the RA&HS to withhold 48.5% of your prize money in accordance with Australian tax legislation.

PAYMENT OF PRIZEMONEY

EFT is a more efficient form of payment of prize money. Exhibitors are requested to nominate bank account details on the space provided on the entry form to facilitate prompt payment of prize money. Exhibitors who do not nominate a bank account may be paid by cheque by indicating on the entry form. Please note – payment by cheque will be made after EFT payments are processed. Please note that cheques will be made out in the name of the exhibitor. If you do not have an account in the name you have entered under, you will need to be paid via EFT. To assist the Society, would you please ensure cheques are deposited promptly into a bank account. Replacement prize cheques will be issued up to 31 December 2012, however a fee of $10 may be charged. If the cheque to be replaced is not returned then an additional fee will be charged to cover the cost of cancellation. Any concerns regarding prize money must be raised with the Society by 31 December. All exhibitors are reminded of their obligation to ensure all animals are adequately fed, have access to fresh water and pens are kept clean.

PHYSICAL SOUNDNESS & DISAPPROVED EXHIBITS

PROTESTS

An exhibitor may lodge a protest against another exhibitor or a Show Official. The sole grounds of a protest shall be a breach of the Show rules. Subject to the General Regulations, protests shall be addressed to the Chief Executive and be lodged at his office on the Showground before 6.00 pm on the day the decision in question has been made. Such protests shall be accompanied by a deposit of $20 which may be forfeited to the Society if in the sole opinion of the Chief Steward the protest is unfounded, frivolous or vexatious. The protest and all matters arising therefrom shall be determined conclusively as to all matters by the Society and shall not be the subject of any appeal to any court.

PEN CLEANING

Exhibitors shall, to the satisfaction of the Alpaca Supervisor: 1. Keep each pen allotted to them and their Alpacas in a clean and proper condition throughout the Show. 2. Cleaning of pens is to be completed before 8.00 am each day. Pens may not be cleaned out at any other times. 3. Wastewater must not be emptied in the goat wash down sinks.


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HEALTH REGULATIONS

All exhibitors must complete an “SA Alpaca Movement and Health Declaration” (form enclosed) and return with your entry forms, together with evidence of JDMAP and/or Q Alpaca status and/or final negative JD test results. Documentation must be valid at time of entry and for the duration of the Show. Interstate exhibitors must also complete a “SA Alpaca Movement and Health Declaration” Form and this form travels with the Alpaca to the Show.Exhibitors requiring interstate stock clearances and documents are advised to contact Amelia Bartlett, PIRSA Animal Health Officer on 08 8535 6405.

JOHNE’S DISEASE

All exhibits must be from an Alpaca JDMAP herd (MN1,2 or 3) or a Check Tested herd and/ or a Q Alpaca herd, or each exhibit must have a negative JD faecal test taken within the six months prior to the Show (if less than 12 months of age, the exhibit or the dam may be tested). Entries not meeting the health requirements as set out and/or entries with incomplete health documentation will not be accepted. A copy of the Johnes Disease Certificate of Compliance will be available from the Alpaca Supervisor.

HORMONAL GROWTH PROMOTANTS

As stipulated in the Society’s general Regulations - Prohibited Drugs, Alpacas which have been treated with hormones are not eligible for entry or exhibition at the Royal Adelaide Show.

AGE AND DATE OF BIRTH

1 September, 2012 is the reference date for the calculation of age of an animal for the purposes of entering age classes at the Royal Adelaide Show. The following table shows the birth dates between which animals must have been born in order to be eligible for each age class. 6 months and under 12 months 2/9/11 to 1/3/12 12 months and under 18 months 2/3/11 to 1/9/11 18 months and under 30 months 2/3/10 to 1/3/11 30 months and under 48 months 2/9/08 to 1/3/10 48 months and over born on or before 1/9/08

RESTRICTIONS OF ENTRIES

In the event of more entries being received than can be comfortably accommodated, and in order to encourage greater exhibitor numbers, the Society reserves the right to reduce the number of alpacas entered by any exhibitor to a figure determined by the Society. The exhibitor will have the right to nominate the alpacas to be withdrawn.

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WITHDRAWALS

Every alpaca entered must be exhibited unless a certificate signed by the exhibitor is lodged with the Society at least 14 days prior to the commencement of the Show stating why the animal/s is unable to compete (eg): 1. The animal has died 2. The animal is unfit for exhibition due to injury or disease 3. Some other cause which the Society considers reasonable. Any late withdrawals must also be made in writing either as a Statutory Declaration signed by the exhibitor or a certificate signed by the exhibitor, together with an explanatory certificate signed by a veterinary surgeon. All withdrawals must be clearly marked “Withdrawal – Alpaca section” and include exhibitor name, exhibit name, class number and exhibit number (if known). Withdrawals can be sent via email to info@adelaideshowground.com.au or faxed to (08) 8212 1533.

PENALTY FOR NON-EXHIBITION OF ANIMALS

Exhibitors who fail to notify the Society of withdrawals as detailed above at least 24 hours prior to the official arrival time will be fined $100 for each animal not exhibited.

DRESS CODE

Handlers and all stewards appearing in or near the arena must wear white dustcoats over black pants and covered shoes. Juniors must have long trousers (moleskins or school trousers accepted) with covered shoes. NO denim jeans, shorts or sneakers permitted. Stewards assisting inside the pavilion must be smartly dressed - no jeans or sneakers. White dustcoats should be worn by handlers in the Grand Parade.

BEDDING

A straw allocation will be supplied for bedding for Alpacas at this year’s Royal Adelaide Show. Additional straw may be purchased from the Shed Supervisor.

PARADES

All award winning Alpacas are expected to be paraded in any Grand Parade conducted during the stay of Alpacas at the Showground. Parading of all exhibits is encouraged. Penalties may be imposed upon exhibitors who do not participate.

EXHIBITOR’S PASSES

Exhibitors will be allocated one pass for each 4 head brought onto the Showground.


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DISPLAY CARDS

omissions of the exhibitor. The exhibitor shall indemnify and hold indemnified the Society, its servants and agents from all claims whatsoever in respect of the animal whether by reason of any loss or injury to or caused by the animal or because of transportation, feeding or housing or otherwise howsoever. The pavilion supervisor must be advised immediately of any sick or diseased animals attended to by the Society’s Veterinary Surgeon.

FIRE PRECAUTIONS

Open to any exhibitor showing for the first time in the Suri and/or Huacaya and/or Production and/or the Fleece Section/s of the 2012 Royal Adelaide Show. A sliding scale of points, reflecting the level of any award, will be used. The exhibitor with the highest points score shall be the winner. Should a tie occur the number of entries by the tied exhibitors may be considered to determine the winner.

EXERCISING OF ALPACAS

Exercising of Alpacas will only be permitted during the times set and within designated areas. (Details to be provided with the Notice to Exhibitors). Each stud is permitted to display one sign for every four pens occupied by exhibits, no larger than 1200 mm x 600 mm. Logo, name and address of stud only to be shown. Strictly no other decoration, delineation, description, display or promotion is allowed. Ribbons and sashes on display must relate to the alpaca/s in that pen. All awards must be removed as soon as winning alpacas leave the Showground. Precautions will be taken to guard against fire, and to protect the property at the Show, but exhibits will not be insured at the cost of the Society. Smoking is strictly prohibited in all livestock pavilions and lockers. No exhibitor or other person shall remove, or displace, or interfere in any way with, or use for any purpose other than the prevention of fire, any article or appliance provided for use in the case of an outbreak of fire upon the Showground, nor shall any exhibitor or other person remove or alter, or add to, or interfere in any way with any fixture, fitting, article, appliance or thing owned by the Society, or used in such fixture, fitting, article, appliance or thing for any purpose other than for which it is intended by the Society to be used.The consumption of intoxicating liquor in all pavilions, halls and attendants’ lockers is forbidden.

SICK OR DISEASED ANIMALS

If, in the opinion of a qualified Veterinary Surgeon appointed by the Society, an animal on the Showground shall be injured or be so affected by sickness, disease or other ailment as to warrant its destruction or its removal from the Showground as the case may be, the Society shall be entitled to have the animal destroyed and/ or require the animal to be forthwith removed from the Showground and the exhibitor, upon receipt of such notice, shall forthwith remove such animal and failing such removal by him/ her within the time prescribed by the Society, by written notice to the exhibitor or his/her representative on the Showground, the Society may remove the animal or cause the animal to be removed and all costs and expenses of removal shall be borne by the exhibitor, and shall be refunded to the Society. Each such animal shall at all times be the sole risk and responsibility of the exhibitor and the person or persons removing the animal shall at all times be deemed to be agents of the exhibitor and all acts and omissions on the part of such person or persons shall be deemed to be acts and

MOST SUCCESSFUL NEW EXHIBITOR

COMPANION ALPACAS, CRIA AT FOOT, BOTTLE FED BABIES

Cria at foot may be brought onto the Showground only with the permission of the Supervisor. No other companion alpacas are permitted.

SIRE’S PROGENY (HUACAYA AND SURI)

No entry fee for Progeny Classes To qualify for the Sire’s progeny Classes (Huacaya and Suri) the names and details of the sire/s must be stated on the entry form and submitted by closing date of entries. This enables each sire to be allocated an exhibit number. Sire’s eligible for judging will be determined after the inspection process has been completed, with scratching/s without penalty) as necessary. The Alpaca Supervisor will advise final line-up prior to the start of Friday’s judging. The following conditions apply: • Group of three males and/or females (not wethers), six months and over - HUACAYA­ only. • Group of two males and/or females (not wethers), six months and over - SURI only • Not necessarily owned and bred by the one exhibitor. • All the progeny of one sire. • A sire may be nominated more than once. • Exhibits for the progeny groups must be drawn from general classes. All exhibitors are reminded of their obligation to ensure all animals are adequately fed, have access to fresh water and pens are kept clean.


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PRODUCTION CLASSES Exhibitors entering alpacas in the Production classes only are not required to be members of the RA&HS. Normal entry requirements must be met including Health requirements. Production Classes (ie Composite Appraisal Classes and Wether Classes) will be judged on Saturday, 8 September commencing at 9.00 am. Production classes are open to Huacaya only in 2012. Exhibition classes may be held for Suri should numbers warrant.

COMPOSITE APPRAISAL SECTION

The entry fee for the Composite Appraisal Classes is $25 per entry. This includes a shearing cost of $10 per entry which the Society will forward to the Shearing Team at the conclusion of the Show. The Composite Appraisal Classes are designed to encourage the overall evaluation of an alpaca and the fleece it produces. Owners of alpacas bred primarily for commercial purposes are encouraged to participate in this section. Alpacas entered in the normal age and colour competitive sections may not also be entered in Appraisal Classes.

There will be 3 judging components comprising: • An appraisal of each alpaca based upon similar lines to normal judging. • Each alpaca shall then be shorn and each fleece appraised along similar lines to normal fleece judging. • Each alpaca will then be re-assessed once shorn. Final awards will be made based upon the combined outcomes of the 3 judging components. For 2012, the Composite Appraisal Section is for Huacaya only.

WETHER CLASSES

The entry fee for Wether Classes is $15 per entry. Wethers do not have to be registered with an Association but must carry appropriate identification (eg NLIS tag). Owners of well-conformed wethers carrying good quality fleece suitable for commercial purposes are encouraged to support these classes. They are particularly suitable to new owners and schools, and offer another opportunity for Juniors.

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MEMBERS’ PRIVILEGES MEMBERSHIP • Annual or tri-annual subscription available • Receive one non-transferable member’s card, one transferable member’s guest card, a souvenir badge, the right to purchase one extra member’s guest card and/or two children’s tickets (5 years to under 15 years). LIFE MEMBERSHIP • Receive one non-transferable Life Member’s card, one transferable member’s guest card, souvenir badge, the right to purchase one extra member’s guest card and/or two children’s tickets (5 years to under 15 years) JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP • Available to those under the age of 18 years at 1 January 2012 • Receive one Junior Member’s card.

RECIPROCAL RIGHTS • Full Members desirous of attending other Australian Royal Shows must contact this office for details of reciprocal rights. ENTRY FEES • All members are entitled to reduced entry fees in Poultry, Pigeon, Egg, Dog, Fruit, Horticulture, Cats, Goats, Grains and Fodder, Horses - Led Stock, Dairy Products, Sheep Dog Trials and Woodcutting sections. VOTING POWER • Ordinary and Life Members are entitled to attend and vote at all General and Special General Meetings of the Society and to elect office-bearers. MEMBER’S FACILITIES • Access to Member’s Dining Room and Grandstand.

Check the website www.rahs.com.au or phone 8210 5210 for membership pricing details


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JUNIOR HANDLER CLASSES This section will be judged on Friday 7 September. Anticipated 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm start. The Entry Fee for Junior Handler Classes is $5 per TASKS entry 1 Enter and proceed to (A). Halt and The Junior Handler Section encourages young acknowledge Judge, 10 people between 6 and 15 years of age to 2 Advance to (B). Turn right and walk alpaca participate and be part of South Australia’s Royal backwards through markers to (C), 15 Adelaide Show. 3 Turn right at (C). Advance diagonally to (D) Entries for the Junior Handler Section should be completed by a parent or person responsible for with loose lead, 15 the Handler and acting as the contact person. 4 Turn left and go through or around an Alpaca details should be shown and the name obstacle, 15 and age of the Junior Handler should be written 5 Advance to pen. Open gate with assistance underneath these details. Entries must be from Steward. Enter pen, remove halter and received by the Society by the 13 July 2012. re-fit, 15 NB. A competitor in the Junior Handler Section 6 Leave pen and advance to (G), 5 does not have to be a member of the Society if this is the only Class entered. 7 Overall dress and presence, 5 Alpacas entered in the Junior Handler Section do 8 Overall presentation of alpaca, 5 not have to be registered with an Association, but 9 Confidence and teamwork between handler must comply with all other conditions including and alpaca, 5 health regulations. 10 Verbal response to questions from Judge, 10 Total 100

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PROPOSED COURSE JUDGE

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Handlers should wear a white coat over trousers, a neat top and closed shoes. They will be asked to walk their alpaca through a designated course and will be required to remove and refit the halter. They may be asked up as three questions by the Judge. Points will be awarded according to the Proposed Course and Score Sheet below.

JUNIOR HANDLER

Markers Class JH01–6 years to under 11 years Class JH02–11 years to under 16 years

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CRITERIA FOR ALPACAS ON DISPLAY FOR THE SECOND HALF OF THE SHOW Aim

To have approximately 50 alpacas present after the departure of alpacas in the Competitive Section.

Criteria • The same rules and regulations outlined in the Alpaca Schedule, including ownership, apply for all alpacas on display during the second half of the Show. Proof of ownership and animal ID must be provided for each alpaca to the satisfaction of the Alpaca Supervisor (eg IAR tag, Registration Certificate, PIC tag with animal ID). Alpacas may be registered or unregistered. • The same health standards and rules apply during the second half of the show (see Page 2). • Normal shed rules apply (eg cleaning, exercising, signage). • No alpacas under six month of age, or bottle fed cria, will be permitted. • First preference will be given to those showing and those assisting during the first half of the Show (ie exhibitors, stewards, official volunteers). If space permits other breeders and owners may participate. • Owners may negotiate, through the Alpaca Supervisor, to swap over alpacas. Additional Health and Movement documentation must be completed.

Advertising and Signage • The Alpaca Pavilion is a competitive and display venue, not a commercial site. The second half of the Show presents an opportunity to have alpacas on display with owners present to interact with the public and further promote the industry. • Display cards should be consistent with those permitted in the first half of the Show, ie no larger than 1200 mm x 600 mm with logo, name and contact details shown. • No “For Sale” signage or hand-outs listing alpacas for sale are permitted. Trifolds or other handouts which advertise or promote specific enterprises or animals must not be displayed or distributed. • Fact Sheets, posters, and other general educational material promoting alpacas are permitted. • Business Cards are permitted, but strictly no persuasion, coersion, or selling is allowed from the Venue.

Those wishing to be part of the second half display should register their interest by including a written note with their entries, or by contacting the Alpaca Supervisor, Lea Richens on 8842 2344 by 14 August.

Want to support the Royal Adelaide Show?

You are invited to sponsor the Royal Adelaide Show -

South Australia’s largest and best loved annual event. Sponsors can be individuals, clubs, associations, businesses or product suppliers.

Prize sponsors play an integral part in the Royal Adelaide Show by providing tangible rewards for successful exhibitors and encouraging competition and the pursuit of excellence.

Sponsors can nominate the name of their sponsored prize and are acknowledged in print in the Prize Schedule in association with their sponsored prize. Prize sponsors often have an association or attachment to the class, breed or competition they support.

Identify the competition, breed, section or class you would like to support and contact the Sponsorship Manager today.

Prizes can be cash, trophies, gift vouchers or appropriate product. Trophies can be purchased by the RA&HS of SA on your behalf or you can choose your own and deliver it to the Adelaide Showground before 17 August 2012.

Sponsorship Manager, Karen Holthouse can be contacted on 08 8210 5255 or kholthouse@adelaideshowground.com.au


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ALPACA CLASSES SPECIAL AWARDS THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION - SA REGION - TROPHY for MOST SUCCESSFUL NEW EXHIBITOR Any exhibitor showing for the first time at the 2012 Royal Adelaide Show is eligible for this Trophy. Points will be awarded based upon the success of entries in ALL Alpaca Sections - Huacaya, Suri and Fleeces.  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region. THE AMBERSUN ALPACAS TROPHY for MOST SUCCESSFUL JUNIOR HANDLER  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Ambersun Alpacas.

HUACAYA Section 1: Junior Female – 6 months and under 12 months. Class 101–White. Class 102–Fawn - light/medium/dark Class 103–Brown - light /medium /dark. Class 104–Grey/Roan. Class 105–Black.

Section 3: Intermediate Female – 12 months and under 18 months. Class 301–White. Class 302–Fawn - light /medium/dark Class 303–Brown - light /medium /dark. Class 304–Grey/Roan. Class 305–Black.

THE YACKA RIDGE ALPACAS TROPHY for JUNIOR CHAMPION HUACAYA FEMALE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Yacka Ridge Alpacas.

THE JOTARS ALPACAS TROPHY for INTERMEDIATE CHAMPION HUACAYA FEMALE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Jotars Alpacas.

THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION SA REGION - TROPHY for RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION HUACAYA FEMALE  Trophy (value $60) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region.

THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION SA REGION - TROPHY for RESERVE INTERMEDIATE CHAMPION HUACAYA FEMALE  Trophy (value $60) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region.

Section 2: Junior Male – 6 months and under 12 months.

Section 4: Intermediate Male – 12 months and under 18 months.

Class 201–White. Class 202–Fawn - light/medium/dark Class 203–Brown - light /medium /dark. Class 204–Grey/Roan. Class 205–Black.

Class 401–White. Class 402–Fawn - light /medium/dark Class 403–Brown - light /medium /dark. Class 404–Grey/Roan. Class 405–Black.

THE WARADENE ALPACAS TROPHY for JUNIOR CHAMPION HUACAYA MALE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Waradene Alpacas.

THE PRADOS ALPACAS TROPHY for INTERMEDIATE CHAMPION HUACAYA MALE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Prados Alpacas.

THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION SA REGION - TROPHY for RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION HUACAYA MALE  Trophy (value $60) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region.

THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION SA REGION - TROPHY for RESERVE INTERMEDIATE CHAMPION HUACAYA MALE  Trophy (value $60) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region.


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Section 5: Adult Female – 18 months and under 30 months. Class 501–White. Class 502–Fawn - light /medium/dark Class 503–Brown - light /medium /dark. Class 504–Grey/Roan. Class 505–Black. THE YARINGA ALPACAS TROPHY for ADULT CHAMPION HUACAYA FEMALE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Yaringa Alpacas. THE CRESWICK WOOLLEN MILLS TROPHY for RESERVE ADULT CHAMPION HUACAYA FEMALE  Trophy (value $60) - sponsored by Creswick Woollen Mills.

Section 6: Adult Male – 18 months and under 30 months. Class 601–White. Class 602–Fawn - light /medium/dark Class 603–Brown - light /medium /dark. Class 604–Grey/Roan. Class 605–Black. THE JOTARS ALPACAS TROPHY for ADULT CHAMPION HUACAYA MALE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Jotars Alpacas. THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION SA REGION TROPHY for RESERVE ADULT CHAMPION HUACAYA MALE  Trophy (value $60) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region.

Section 7: Senior Female – 30 months and under 48 months. Class 701–White. Class 702–Fawn - light /medium/dark Class 703–Brown - light /medium /dark. Class 704–Grey/Roan. Class 705–Black.

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THE CRESWICK WOOLLEN MILLS TROPHY for SENIOR CHAMPION HUACAYA FEMALE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Creswick Woollen Mills. THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION SA REGION - TROPHY for RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION HUACAYA FEMALE  Trophy (value $60) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region.

Section 8: Senior Male – 30 months and under 48 months. Class 801–White. Class 802–Fawn - light /medium/dark Class 803–Brown - light /medium /dark. Class 804–Grey/Roan. Class 805–Black. THE ALPACAS CHAPARRAL TROPHY for SENIOR CHAMPION HUACAYA MALE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Alpacas Chaparral. THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION SA REGION - TROPHY for RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION HUACAYA MALE  Trophy (value $60) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region.

Section 9: Mature Female – 48 months and over Class 901–White Class 902–Fawn - light/medium/dark Class 903–Brown - light/medium/dark. Class 904–Grey/Roan Class 905–Black THE VELIERIS TROPHY for MATURE CHAMPION HUACAYA FEMALE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Velieris. THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION SA REGION - TROPHY for RESERVE MATURE CHAMPION HUACAYA FEMALE  Trophy (value $60) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region.


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Section 10: Mature Male – 48 months and over. Class 1001–White Class 1002–Fawn - light/medium/dark. Class 1003–Brown - light/medium/dark. Class 1004–Grey/Roan. Class 1005–Black. THE SAMARJIM ALPACAS TROPHY for MATURE CHAMPION HUACAYA MALE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by J & M Thompson. THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION - SA REGION - TROPHY for RESERVE MATURE CHAMPION HUACAYA MALE  Trophy (value $60) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region. THE STOCK JOURNAL PUBLISHERS PRIZE and THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION - SA REGION - TROPHY for GRAND CHAMPION HUACAYA FEMALE  Voucher (value $150) - sponsored by Stock Journal Publishers Pty Ltd. Advertising Voucher  Trophy (value $100) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region. THE STOCK JOURNAL PUBLISHERS PRIZE and THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION - SA REGION - TROPHY for GRAND CHAMPION HUACAYA MALE  Voucher (value $150) - sponsored by Stock Journal Publishers Pty Ltd. Advertising voucher  Trophy (value $100) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region. THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION - SA REGION - TROPHY for SUPREME CHAMPION HUACAYA  Trophy (value $150) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region.

The Champion Alpaca in each of the 5 colour groups (white, fawn, brown, grey/roan, black) will be judged after the Supreme Champion Huacaya. The Supreme Champion is automatically awarded the Champion for his/her colour. All first place ribbon winners from each of the 4 remaining colour groups will compete for the Champion of their colour, irrespective of age or sex. THE CRESWICK WOOLLEN MILLS TROPHY for CHAMPION WHITE HUACAYA  Trophy (value $100) - sponsored by Creswick Woollen Mills. THE SOFTFOOT ALPACAS TROPHY for CHAMPION FAWN HUACAYA  Trophy (value $100) - sponsored by Softfoot Alpacas. THE CRESWICK WOOLLEN MILLS TROPHY for CHAMPION BROWN HUACAYA  Trophy (value $100) - sponsored by Creswick Woollen Mills. THE WYONA ALPACA STUD TROPHY for CHAMPION GREY/ROAN HUACAYA  Trophy (value $100) - sponsored by Wyona Alpaca Stud. THE CLASSIC ALPACAS TROPHY for CHAMPION BLACK HUACAYA  Trophy (value $100) - sponsored by Classic Alpacas.

Section 11: Fancy Fancy classes will be judged after the Suri section. Class 1101–6 months and under 18 months. (male and female) Class 1102–18 months and over. (male and female) BEST HUACAYA FANCY

Section 12: Sire’s Progeny NO ENTRY FEE FOR THIS CLASS Class 1201–Progeny Group. (For entry requirements and conditions see Page 4) Unless two or more individual sires are competing, the class will be cancelled. OWNER OF THE WINNING HUACAYA SIRE


ALPACAS

JUNIOR HANDLER This section will be judged on Friday 7 September. Anticipated 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm start. MOST SUCCESSFUL JUNIOR HANDLER Class JH01–6 years to under 11 years Class JH02–11 years to under 16 years

Section 13: Composite Classes Entry Fee $25.00 per entry Class 1301–Male Alpaca, (entire only), under 18 months Class 1302–Male Alpaca, (entire only), 18 months and over Class 1303–Female Alpaca, under 18 months Class 1304–Female Alpaca, 18 months and over BEST COMPOSITE APPRAISAL EXHIBIT

Section 14: Wethers ENTRY FEE $15.00 PER ENTRY Class 1401–6 months and under 18 months. Class 1402–18 months and over. BEST HUACAYA WETHER

SURI Suri Classes will be judged first. Classes will be split or joined if numbers warrant. No Suri is eligible to compete in Huacaya Sections, wether, fancy or progeny classes. Class 1501–Junior Female, 6 months and under 12 months, white and light fawn. Class 1502–Junior Female, 6 months and under 12 months, all other colours. Class 1601–Junior Male, 6 months and under 12 months, white and light fawn. Class 1602–Junior Male, 6 months and under 12 months, all other colours. THE WARADENE ALPACAS TROPHY for CHAMPION JUNIOR SURI  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Waradene Alpacas. THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION - SA REGION - TROPHY for RESERVE CHAMPION JUNIOR SURI  Trophy (value $60) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region. Class 1701–Intermediate Female, 12 months and under 18 months, white and light fawn. Class 1702–Intermediate Female, 12 months and under 18 months, all other colours.

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Class 1801–Intermediate Male, 12 months and under 18 months, white and light fawn. Class 1802–Intermediate Male, 12 months and under 18 months, all other colours. THE ADAMINCA ALPACAS TROPHY for CHAMPION INTERMEDIATE SURI  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Adaminca Alpacas. THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION - SA REGION - TROPHY for RESERVE CHAMPION INTERMEDIATE SURI  Trophy (value $60) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region. Class 1901–Adult Female, 18 months and under 24 months, white and light fawn. Class 1902–Adult Female, 18 months and under 24 months, all other colours. Class 2001–Adult Male, 18 months and under 24 months, white and light fawn. Class 2002–Adult Male, 18 months and under 24 months, all other colours. THE MARQUEZ ALPACAS TROPHY for CHAMPION ADULT SURI  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Marquez Alpacas. THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION - SA REGION - TROPHY for RESERVE CHAMPION ADULT SURI  Trophy (value $60) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region. Class 2101–Senior Female, 24 months and over, white and light fawn. Class 2102–Senior Female, 24 months and over, all other colours. Class 2201–Senior Male, 24 months and over, white and light fawn. Class 2202–Senior Male, 24 months and over, all other colours. THE VELIERIS TROPHY for CHAMPION SENIOR SURI  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Velieris. THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION - SA REGION TROPHY for RESERVE CHAMPION SENIOR SURI  Trophy (value $60) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region.


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THE STOCK JOURNAL PUBLISHERS PRIZE and THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION - SA REGION - TROPHY for GRAND CHAMPION SURI  Voucher (value $150) - sponsored by Stock Journal Publishers Pty Ltd. Advertising Voucher  Trophy (value $100) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region.

SIRE’S PROGENY NO ENTRY FEE FOR THIS CLASS. Class 2301–Progeny Group (For entry requirements and conditions, see Page 4). Unless two or more individual sires are competing, this class will be cancelled.

THE STOCK JOURNAL PUBLISHERS PRIZE for BEST OPPOSITE SEX SURI  Voucher (value $150) - sponsored by Stock Journal Publishers Pty Ltd. Advertising voucher

FLEECE CLASSES Fleeces must be delivered to the Administration Office, Royal Adelaide Showground, Wayville, or to the Fleece Convenor, Vaughan Wilson (phone 8391 0633) by 4.00 pm Friday, 17 August. Fleeces delivered after this time will not be accepted. All fleeces should be in cloth bags with identification of exhibitor and class number, as provided by Administration Office. Fleeces not in cloth bags may be disallowed as exhibits. Fleeces will be judged from 10.00 am on Saturday 8 September. Fleeces will be on display in the Alpaca and Goat Pavilion on completion of judging, for the duration of the Show. Only one fleece that has been shorn in the 18 months prior to the Show may be shown from any one animal.

PRIZES

Prizes in each class will be: First, $15, ribbon and card; second, $10, ribbon and card; third, $5, ribbon and card. For information regarding prize money and GST, please refer to page 1 of the Prize Schedule. Sashes will be awarded to Champion Fleeces of each colour, Champion Suri Fleece and Grand Champion Huacaya Fleece.

ENTRY FEES

The fee for each entry is $15 (including GST).

Section FH1: White Huacaya Fleece Class FH101–Skirted Fleece from White Alpaca, aged 6 months and under 12 months. Class FH102–Skirted Fleece from White Alpaca, aged 12 months and under 18 months. Class FH103–Skirted Fleece from White Alpaca, aged 18 months and under 30 months. Class FH104–Skirted Fleece from White Alpaca, aged 30 months and under 48 months. Class FH105–Skirted Fleece from White Alpaca, aged 48 months and over. THE BARACHEL ALPACAS TROPHY for CHAMPION WHITE HUACAYA FLEECE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Barachel Alpacas.

Section FH2: Fawn Huacaya Fleece Class FH201–Skirted Fleece from Fawn Alpaca, aged 6 months and under 12 months. Class FH202–Skirted Fleece from Fawn Alpaca, aged 12 months and under 18 months. Class FH203–Skirted Fleece from Fawn Alpaca, aged 18 months and under 30 months. Class FH204–Skirted Fleece from Fawn Alpaca, aged 30 months and under 48 months. Class FH205–Skirted Fleece from Fawn Alpaca, aged 48 months and over.


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THE CRESWICK WOOLLEN MILLS TROPHY for CHAMPION FAWN HUACAYA FLEECE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Creswick Woollen Mills.

Section FH3: Brown Huacaya Fleece Class FH301–Skirted Fleece from Brown Alpaca, aged 6 months and under 12 months. Class FH302–Skirted Fleece from Brown Alpaca, aged 12 months and under 18 months. Class FH303–Skirted Fleece from Brown Alpaca, aged 18 months and under 30 months. Class FH304–Skirted Fleece from Brown Alpaca, aged 30 months and under 48 months. Class FH305–Skirted Fleece from Brown Alpaca, aged 48 months and over. THE COLLEA SPRINGS TROPHY for CHAMPION BROWN HUACAYA FLEECE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Collea Springs Alpaca Stud.

Section FH4: Grey/Roan Huacaya Fleece Class FH401–Skirted Fleece from Grey/Roan Alpaca, aged 6 months and under 12 months. Class FH402–Skirted Fleece from Grey/Roan Alpaca, aged 12 months and under 18 months. Class FH403–Skirted Fleece from Grey/Roan Alpaca, aged 18 months and under 30 months. Class FH404–Skirted Fleece from Grey/Roan Alpaca, aged 30 months and under 48 months. Class FH405–Skirted Fleece from Grey/Roan Alpaca, aged 48 months and over. THE ALPACA SALES & INFORMATION CENTRE TROPHY for CHAMPION GREY/ROAN HUACAYA FLEECE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Alpaca Sales & Information Centre.

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Section FH5: Black Huacaya Fleece Class FH501–Skirted Fleece from Black Alpaca, aged 6 months and under 12 months. Class FH502–Skirted Fleece from Black Alpaca , aged 12 months and under 18 months. Class FH503–Skirted Fleece from Black Alpaca, aged 18 months and under 30 months. Class FH504–Skirted Fleece from Black Alpaca, aged 30 months and under 48 months. Class FH505–Skirted Fleece from Black Alpaca, aged 48 months and over. THE VELIERIS TROPHY for CHAMPION BLACK HUACAYA FLEECE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Velieris. THE STOCK JOURNAL PUBLISHERS PRIZE and THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION - SA REGION - TROPHY for GRAND CHAMPION HUACAYA ALPACA FLEECE  Voucher (value $150) - sponsored by Stock Journal Publishers Pty Ltd. Advertising Voucher  Trophy (value $100) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region.

SURI ONLY Class FS1–Skirted Fleece from Alpaca, aged 9 months and under 18 months. Class FS2–Skirted Fleece from Alpaca, aged 18 months and under 30 months. Class FS3–Skirted Fleece from Alpaca, aged over 30 months. THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA ASSOCIATION SA REGION - TROPHY for CHAMPION SURI FLEECE  Trophy (value $75) - sponsored by Australian Alpaca Association - SA Region.


Animal Exhibitors Public Liability Insurance (Explanation) WHEREAS The Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia has agreed to effect a Public Liability insurance for certain Animal Exhibitors at the 2012 Adelaide Show, the following applies:Insured Party

Animal and Livestock Exhibitors participating in competitions and events

Period of Insurance

From seven days prior to the Show until seven days thereafter

Insured Activities

All activities undertaken whilst within and from the confines of the event venue consistent with the Insured’s livestock exhibit activity including setting up and removal

Description of Cover

Insurance in respect of the Insured Party’s liability to pay costs and compensation in respect of loss of or damage to third party property and death of or injury to third party persons or for advertising liability caused by and arising out of the Insured activities, all subject to the RAHSSA‟s policy terms, conditions, exclusions and warranties, etc.

Amount of Cover

$10,000,000 any one occurrence

Deductible

$10,000 any one occurrence

Geographic Limits

At and from the event venue

Claims Payable

Worldwide excluding claims made USA and Canada

Insurer(s)

Primary – $10,000,000 Lloyds of London

Address

London Underwriting Centre, 3 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, London EC3R 7DD

Policy Number

10331X10 The Insured Party must exercise reasonable care to maintain all premises, fittings and plant in sound condition.

Important Conditions •

The Insured Party must take all reasonable precautions to prevent injury and damage to persons and property.

The Insured Party must give immediate notice of an incident which may give rise to a claim or of receipt of advice of a claim.

The Insured Party must not make any admission, offer or promise in connection with any claim and must not any time admit liability.

The Insured Party must made themselves aware of and comply with the following Notices:Duty of Disclosure Before you enter into a contract of General insurance with an insurer, you have a duty, under the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 as amended, to disclose to the insurer every matter that you know, or could reasonably be expected to know, is relevant to the insurer's decision whether to accept the risk of the insurance and, if so, on what terms. You have the same duty to disclose these matters to the insurer before you renew, extend, vary or reinstate a contract of General insurance. Your duty however, does not require disclosure of matter:•

that diminishes the risk to be undertaken by the insurer

that is of common knowledge

that your insurer knows or, in the ordinary course of his business, ought to know.


Important Conditions

Non-Disclosure If you fail to comply with your duty of disclosure, the insurer may be entitled to reduce his liability under the contract in respect of a claim or may cancel the contract. If your non-disclosure is fraudulent, the insurer may also have the option of avoiding the contract from its beginning. Average Provision The insurer will pay legal expenses in addition to the sum insured, if however, the total amount of the loss (less legal expenses) ultimately paid to the claimant(s) exceeds the sum insured then insurers will only pay (in addition to the sum insured) that proportion of the legal expenses as the sum insured bears to the loss. Third Party Interests This policy will only provide cover for your interest and does not cover the interests of any third party (e.g. financiers, lessors, etc) unless the interests of the third party are noted in the policy. Waiver of Insurer's Rights You must not enter into any agreement without the written authority of the insurer whereby any of their rights to which they become entitled as your insurer after settling or agreeing to settle a claim are prejudiced or limited in any way otherwise all benefit under the policy will be forfeited. NOTE

1.

All enquiries to be referred to OAMPS Consulting tel. no. (02) 9424 1888

2.

CLAIMS (a)

No admission of liability or fault may be made in any form to a claimant. To do so may breach the policy conditions and enable insurers to avoid settlement.

(b)

Any notice of a potential or actual claim must be referred immediately to OAMPS Consulting

3.

Nothing herein shall be construed to alter in any way the scope of insurance policy, its terms, conditions or exclusions, issued by insurers.

4.

RAHSSA is not liable to the Insured Party in the event a claim is not paid or payable by Insurers.

5.

RAHSSA is not providing financial product advice, has not considered the particular needs of the Insured party and no statement is intended to influence a person or persons making a decision in relation to any insurance cover.

6.

This insurance only applies to insured parties entering competition in accordance with the general regulations.

The details listed above are not comprehensive and are provided as an outline for the policy only. Extracts from the policy are available for inspection on request at RAHSSA’s Registered Offices during office hours.


COMPETITIVE EXHIBITORS Conditions of Entry HAZARD REPORTING Competitors must notify the Area/Pavilion Supervisor or the Venue Management Office immediately of any hazards detected. Hazards are any situation which has the potential to cause: 1. Injury, illness or death to people or animals either immediately or in the future 2. Damage or destruction to property

INCIDENT REPORTING Competitors must notify the Area/Pavilion Supervisor or the Venue Management Office immediately an incident occurs which has resulted in: 1. The injury, illness or death of any person or animal 2. The damage, destruction or loss of property 3. A near miss incident that could have resulted in the consequences listed in 1 and 2

WASTE DISPOSAL All waste including liquids must be disposed of responsibly. Storm drains must not be used for the disposal of any waste.

HAZARD MINIMISATION All areas must be kept in a clean and tidy order with clearly defined and available access and exit routes at all times. Build up of combustible waste must be avoided. Care must be taken to minimise trip hazards and obstacles that people may walk into. Avoid laying unprotected cables or pipes on or above paths, walkways or roads.

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS The RA&HS are to be advised of all hazardous materials that are to be brought onto the Showground. Appropriate warning signs and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) will need to be provided before allowing these materials on site.

MEDIA COMMENTS Any public comment on emergencies, incidents or other venue matters should only come from the RA&HS. The key media spokesperson for the RA&HS is the Marketing Manager.

DUTY OF CARE All competitors have a “Duty of Care” to avoid exposing themselves or other people to situations which could lead to injury. This “Duty of Care” extends to the prevention of damage to property.

LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY

1. Release Entry to and remaining on the Showground is entirely at the risk of the Exhibitor and to the maximum extent permitted by law, the Exhibitor releases the Society (which term includes in this clause the Society’s officers, employees, members and agents), from all claims and demands of every kind resulting from any accident, damage or injury occurring at the Showground, and without limitation, the Exhibitor acknowledges: (a) the Society has no responsibility or liability for any loss, damage or injury to or caused by any Exhibit; (b) the Society has no responsibility or liability for any loss, damage or injury to or caused by any Exhibitor, his or her family, invitees and Agents; (c) the Society has no responsibility or liability for any loss, damage or injury to a Motor Vehicle or any of its contents whilst it is located on the Showground; and (d) without limiting Regulations 1 (a) and 1 (b) above, the Society has no responsibility or liability for any loss, damage or injury resulting from the sale, treatment, failure to treat, destruction, disposal or other dealing with any Exhibit, or for loss, damage or injury to any personal belongings, equipment or property brought onto the Showground. 2 Indemnity To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Exhibitor must indemnify and keep indemnified the Society and its officers, employees, members and agents from and against all actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs, expenses and liabilities including without limitation, consequential loss and loss of profits for which the Society is or may be or become liable in respect of or arising from: (a) loss, damage or injury to any person in connection with the Exhibit or the relevant Event; (b) without limiting Regulation 2(a), loss, damage or injury to any other Exhibit or Exhibitor, his or her family, invitees, Agents, or to the property of the Society, or its members, or to the general public, caused or contributed to or by any act or omission of an Exhibit of the Exhibitor or by the Exhibitor, his or her family, invitees or Agents; and


COMPETITIVE EXHIBITORS Conditions of Entry (c) without limiting Regulation 2(a), loss, damage or injury to the Exhibit, or the Exhibitor, his or her family, invitees, or Agents caused or contributed by an act or omission of an Exhibit of the Exhibitor or by the transportation, feeding or housing of an Exhibit of the Exhibitor. 3 Removal from Showground Without prejudice to any other provision in these Regulations, where the Society, its officers, employees, members or agents removes an Exhibit, or causes an Exhibit to be removed from the Showground, the Exhibit is removed or caused to be removed entirely at the risk of the Exhibitor. The person or persons removing the Exhibit will be deemed to be the agent of the Exhibitor, and his or her acts and omissions will be deemed to be the acts and omissions of the Exhibitor. 4. Insurance The Society will arrange Compulsory Owner’s Liability insurance cover for all Exhibitors of Exhibits being animals. The Exhibitor is bound by the terms and conditions of this insurance and by Statutory Duties as defined under the Insurance Contracts Act (1984). Details of the Compulsory Owner’s Liability insurance are set out in the Relevant Schedule 5. Personal effects The Society has no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage caused to personal belongings, equipment or property which is brought onto the Showground by an Exhibitor, his or her family, invitees or Agents. EMERGENCY INFORMATION Emergency information and Emergency Assembly Points for the various animal pavilions and stables will be included with Exhibitor Entry Detail Returns and Notice to Exhibitor mail outs. Competitors should be familiar with these plans. FIRST AID During the Royal Adelaide Show, St John Ambulance provides First Aid Services but it is suggested that competitors have a basic First Aid kit if minor injuries are a possibility. RA&HS EMERGENCY FACILITIES Fire fighting and other emergency equipment must not be removed or used for any other purpose. Missing or unserviceable equipment should be reported to the Venue Management Office immediately.

SMOKING The RA&HS Smoking Code does not permit smoking inside buildings, within 10 metres of a building entrance, around combustibles, during public performances or while handling hazardous materials. TRAFFIC CONTROL The RA&HS Traffic Control Code imposes speed restrictions within the Showground. For the duration of the Royal Adelaide Show the speed limit is 10 kph.The use of vehicles inside the Showground is closely managed during the Royal Adelaide Show. Conditions of entry will be provided with the issue of Vehicle Entry Permits. ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT 1. All extension cords and electrical appliances must be tested and tagged in accordance with current legislation as per Australian Standards 3760. 2. Power boards with overload protection can only be used at the discretion of the Venue Manager. 3. The use of double adaptors is strictly prohibited. 4. Appliances and power cables must not be used or laid through any area that may become wet. 5. Power cables must not be laid across walkways, paths, roads or any area where damage could occur to the cable. 6. Bar (resistance) heaters are strictly prohibited. 7. Light sockets must not be used for any other purpose


2012 Alpaca Prize Schedule  

2012 RA&HS Alpaca Prize Schedule