All exhibits to be left in Exhibition Shed until 5.00pm.  1st Prize €25; 2nd €15; 3rd €10 (except where otherwise stated).  Entry fee €5.

All entries must be new and unaided work of the competitor and not shown at this show on any other occasion. Prizes will not be awarded for old work.  Care should be taken to enter work in correct classes.

PLEASE NOTE: NO late entries accepted.  This rule will be strictly adhered to.

Class 185 Tweed or Needle Work Picture in Wool

Class 186 An embroidered Article (small)

Class 187 Hand Knit Child’s Garment

Class 188 Hand-knitted adult garment

Class 189 Any Crochet Article Cotton (small)

Class 190 Any Crochet Article Wool (small)

Class 191 Any Hand-made Cushion

Class 192 Hand-Embroidered Picture

Class 193 Best Hand-made Timber Item

Class 194 Best Hand-made Item e.g. Picture, Leatherwork, Rushwork,etc.

Class 195 Best Patchwork Article

Class 196 Best Hand-made Tapestry Work

Class 197 Best Fascinator, 1st Prize €50, 2nd Prize €25, 3rd Prize €15

Class 198 Best Creative Accessory i.e. Jewellery, Belt or bag etc.

Class 199 Best Cuddly Toy no more than 12”

Class 200 Special Needs Best Handmade item

Class 201


The All Ireland Traditional Handmade Craft Final

Sponsored by Magee 1866

Rules & Conditions

1. All items must be sole work of exhibitor

2. Each exhibit must consist of 2 of the following Items

A- Any article using Tweed i.e. Picture, Cushion or Skirt (this item is obligatory)

B- Any Article in Coloured Embroidery made in the current

C- Any Article in Cotton Crochet using no thicker than No 20 Cotton Thread

D- Hand Knit Cardigan, Lumber Jacket or Jumper Adult Size only

3. All of the above to be made in the current year

4. The items to be displayed as one exhibit

5. Any Item the Judge feels is produced by any other method other than hand shall be disqualified

6. A special class will be held at each qualifying show

7. One entry may qualify from each qualifying show for the final, if judges agree that the standard is high enough a second entry may be qualified.  The Qualifiers from each of these shows will go forward to the final, to be held at the Ballyshannon Show, on Sunday 20th August 2017.

8. Each of the successful qualifiers will receive a Rosette on appearance at the final.

9. The Judge’s decisions will be final at all stages of the competition.

10. Exhibits are displayed at owner’s risk

11. The foregoing rules should be read in conjunction with the Irish Shows Association Rules together Ballyshannon Show Rules.

12. Exhibits must be in place for judging by 10:30 on Sunday the 20th August 2017.

13. Exhibits cannot be removed from final before 4:30pm.

Prizes : 1st €300 & Perpetual Trophy, 2nd €200, 3rd €100, 4th €60, 5th €50, 6th €40.  Entry Fee : to qualifying show : €3, to final : €6.

Please note The Committee reserve the right to substitute cash prizes with voucher for product.


Final: Ballyshannon Show Sunday 20th August 2017

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