Points will only be awarded for shows where there are at least four exhibitors and 20 entries present.
Only the highest points awarded in respect of five of the shows listed will count.
In all instances of the bull of the year competitions, any bull over three years of age will only be awarded points if it has sired three or more calves registered with the society by its third birthday.
In respect of the poll bull and poll female of the year competitions, no points will be awarded to any animal that is horned or de-horned.
Grand male and grand female champion: 5 points
Reserve grand male and reserve grand female champion: 3 points
First: 10 points Second: 8 points Third: 6 points
No points will be awarded for national bull and female of the year competitions at the National Horned and National Poll Shows.
Grand male and grand female champion: 6 points
Reserve grand male and reserve grand female champion: 4 points
First: 12 points Second: 10 points Third: 8 points
No points for the above competitions will be awarded to the supreme, senior, intermediate or junior champions.
In the event of a tie, the relevant trophy will be shared by the winners.
All Hereford of the year trophies will be presented at the society’s annual dinner.