REGULATIONS
ALL EXHIBITORS WHEN PRESENTING ANIMALS FOR JUDGING SHOULD BE WEARING AN APPROVED BREED UNIFORM OR BE APPROPRIATELY ATTIRED TO PARADE SHEEP.
1. Only sheep registered in the Flock Register of the Australian Poll Dorset Association Inc. will be accepted for entry. The tattooing of sheep in a Poll Dorset registered flock is optional, but sheep must display PIC tags.
2. 'Shorn' classes must not carry more than 2cms while woolly classes must have over 2cms and must be of even wool length.
3. Poll Dorset lambs dropped after 1st April in year of show may be entered in more than one class (these lambs may be shown in the Ewe with Lamb classes).
4. No preparation (including trimming) of shorn sheep will be permitted after the commencement of inspection unless extenuating circumstances exist and permission is granted by the Chief Steward. The grant of permission is entirely within the discretion of the Chief Steward.
5. The washing of legs of Poll Dorset sheep is not permitted.
6. Exhibitors may enter a maximum of two exhibits per class, except in pair classes where there is a limit of one entry per exhibitor.
7. Novice Class: A novice exhibitor is defined as an exhibitor who has not won a class at a major show. The first 3 place getters in each class are eligible to go up to the 'Open Class'.
8. Ribbon Allocation:

No. of Entries          No. of Ribbons
1-5                       3
6-10                     4
11-15                    5
16-20                    6
21-25                    7
26-30                    8
31-35                    9
36-40                    10
Highly commended and Commended ribbons will also be awarded at the Judge's discretion.

9. PLEASE NOTE: All ram classes must be scanned. A $3 rebate per ram scanned will be paid by the Victorian State Committee. Proudly Sponsored by Ceva.
10. Exhibitors' promotional material is limited by the ASBA to one metre x one metre and is not allowed in the aisles.

Victorian State Committee APDA Major Sponsor, Ceva Animal Health has available for each Poll Dorset exhibitor of the ASBA Show an analytical component of Ceva's ReproPlus, a benchmarking service to measure the reproductive efficiency of breeding enterprises. Entrants must request this service to benefit from this offer. Terms and conditions apply.

The Australian Poll Dorset Association thanks the following for their support of the breed.  

Bendigo livestock Exchange
Benn Doherty Mechanical Repairs
Ceva Animal Health
Ellis Nuttall
F.P Nevins & Co
Grogan's Machinery
Ian Bucknall
Landmark
McKean McGregor
Merial
Paton's Industries
Riverina Genetics
Rodwells
Wayne Jenkins Photography
WFI