Handcrafts

HAND CRAFTS – ADULTS

(Rule 5 of the Show rules apply) Judging commences at 1.00pm.

Prize money: 1st €15, 2nd €12, 3rd €10 Unless otherwise arranged. Entry fee in all classes €5

Class 197 Hand knitted cardigan or jumper in wool

Class 198 Home-made garment (not knitted or crochet

Class 199 Any article in cotton crochet

Class 200 Any article in wool crochet

Class 201 Hand knitted or crochet child’s garment

Class 202 Soft toy – knitted or Crochet

Class 203 Any article in patchwork

Class 204 Cushion

Class 205 Cane work – chair, basket, tray etc

Class 206 Decoupage.

Class 207 Wood turning

Class 208 Stained glass

Class 209 Handmade greeting card max size 8”x 8”

Class 210 Cotton Piece displaying cross stitch

Class 211 Seasonal Item in Crochet, knitted or on cotton eg, add jewellery, ribbon, pearl etc

Class 212 Scarf knitted or crochet

Class 213 Hat knitted or crochet

Class 214 Tea Cosy

Class 215 Bag (any medium) knitted, felted etc.

Class 216 Qualifier

The Irish Shows Association & Ballyshannon Agricultural Show Society Presents “The All Ireland Traditional Handmade Craft Final”. Sponsored by Magee 1866.

Rules and Conditions:

  1. All items must be sole work of the
  2. Each exhibit must consist of 1 Article from point A plus 1 other article from points B, C, or D making Total of 2
    • Any article using tweed e.g. Picture Max Size 18×16 inches. This Itemis Obligatory
    • Any article in colour or self-coloured embroidery made in the current
    • Hand Knit cardigan, lumber jacket or jumper. Adult size
    • Any article in cotton crochet using no thicker than a No 20 cotton
  3. All above items to be made in the currentyear.
  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 qualifyingshow
  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 August 19th
  8. Each of the successful qualifiers will receive a Rosette on appearance at thefinal
  9. The judge’s decision will be final at all stages of thecompetition
  10. Exhibits are displayed at owner’srisk

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

  1. Exhibits must be in place for judging by 10.30 on Sunday 19th2018
  2. Exhibits cannot be removed from final before 4.30m.

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 vouchers for product.

HAND CRAFTS – JUNIOR

(Rule 5 of the Show rules apply) Judging commences at 1.00pm.

Prize money: 1st €15, 2nd €12, 3rd €10 unless otherwise arranged. Entry fee €3 Class 223 Any item made from material of your choice (under 16)

Class 224 Hand knitted scarf (under 16)

Fancy Dress – Fancy Dress Competition for boys and girls – judging at 3.00p.m. Let your imagination run wild, impress us with your creativity – winners for both boys and girls 3 – 6 years and 7 – 11 years. Sponsored by Des Hickey Galway.

Entries can be entered using the entry form available by clicking the button below and posting this and a postal order made out to Athenry Agricultural Show for the appropriate entry fee. All entrants to be posted to

Claire Rooney, Secretary, Athenry Agricultural Show, Blaine, Esker, Athenry. Phone 086 0848372