Points will only be awarded for shows where there are at least four exhibitors and 20 entries present.
An individual animal will be awarded the highest points from one showing.
Please note, that with regard to the show herd and sire the year competitions, no points will be awarded in respect of the National Horned and National Poll Shows.
In respect of the show herd of the year, points will only be awarded to cattle bred within the United Kingdom.
In respect of the show herd of the year no points will be awarded for cattle owned in partnership by two different herd owners.
In respect of the sire of the year points will only be awarded where the sire is, or has been, resident in the United Kingdom.
The sire of the year trophy will be presented to both breeder and owner, if they are not the same.
Grand male and grand female champions: 5 points
Reserve grand male and reserve grand female: 3 points
Supreme champion: 2 points reserve supreme champion: 1 point
Senior male and senior female champions: 5 points
Reserve senior male and reserve senior female champions: 3 points
Intermediate male and intermediate female champions: 3 points
Reserve intermediate male and reserve intermediate female champions: 3 points
Junior male and junior female champions: 3 points
Reserve junior male and reserve junior female champions: 3 points
First: 10 points Second: 8 points Third: 6 points
In the event of a tie, the relevant trophy will be shared by the winners.
Please note, in respect of the herd and sire of the year competitions, points are awarded to winners of the official autumn shows and sales held in the previous year to the year when the awards are presented.
All Hereford of the year trophies will be presented at the society’s annual dinner.