The Mid-Argyll Agricultural Show is a major event held annually on the second Saturday in August. Hundreds of exhibitors enter competitions in Baking, Produce, Crafts, Flowers and Vegetables as well as the Dog and Livestock classes.
Tim Lister will preside over the 120th Mid Argyll Agricultural Show on Saturday the 12th August 2017 at Kilmory, Lochgilphead supported by vice presidents Fergus Lyon and Caitriona MacLeod.
A large crowd of spectators enjoy an excellent Show watching the judging of Cattle, Sheep, Dogs, Horses, Ponies and Poultry competitions. Other regular attractions are the display of vintage tractors and the delightful Pets section continue together with the Terrier Racing competitions. There will be a Forestry section. Also on the day there will be the digger challenge where the winner will receive a cash prize.
After the success of last year’s Gun Dog Scurry this competition will once again take place from 11am onwards. Entries taken on the day and open to all breeds .
This years attractions in the main ring are still to be confirmed but last year we had:
Judging of Clydesdale Horses, Highland Cattle and Dog classes and various other Horse Classes.
Gundog handling from Mordor Gundogs
Crate stacking competition
Daltote Riding will give a horse riding display
Digger challenge final
At approx 3.00pm Judging of Supreme Champion
The many Trade Stands give an opportunity to browse and buy everything from crafts, clothing, toys and produce to agricultural machinery and equipment. Childrens competitions plus many roundabouts and bouncy castles, trampolines , climbing wall etc ensure that families enjoye a great day out.
The system of using the School car park and free shuttle buses taking people from Lochgilphead Front Street up into the show ground, via the school car park will operate again as it proved popular.
Show entry fee:
Adults: £7.00 Concession: £3.00
Family Ticket: £16.00 (2 adults and 2 children)
Membership of the show is open to all and members may compete in any class.
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