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Marcus Trotter Award

Over the years the Marcus Trotter Award for Junior showing has been a much sought after award. It is a culmination of many hours of hard work and dedication for Junior Showing. The Marcus Trotter Award is open to Jersey NZ Junior members who show their animals at A & P Shows, clubs shows and other dairy events.

Conditions of entry

  1. Entrants must enter the competition by 1 October each year. On receiving the entry, Jersey NZ will send a booklet for each animal entered to fill in at each event. The booklet
    must be filled in by the entrant and verified by either a steward, show secretary or judge present at the show.
  2. Entrants may enter multiple animals.
  3. Animals do not have to be owned by the entrant.
  4. Clipping is permitted and there is no restriction as to whether this is carried out by the junior member concerned or by some other person.
  5. Classes at the following events are eligible for the calculation of points:
    • Any open, novice and junior classes at A & P Shows
    • Jersey Club shows and Jersey Club field days
    • Recognised events such as NZ Dairy Event and Jersey Classic.
  6. Classes at the following events are NOT eligible for the calculation of points:
    • any calf club classes at school or at A & P Shows.
  7. Any animals to contribute points for the Marcus Trotter Award must be registered with Jersey NZ at the time the award placings are calculated.
  8. While Junior members may require some adult help when completing this application form, it is expected that the application will be completed in full by the Junior member entering.
  9. Points are awarded only when the entrant leads the animal into the judging ring.
  10. Completed booklets are to be returned to the Jersey NZ office by 30th April 2018

Points calculation

* Dry stock classes (this includes both female calves and bulls):

  • 3 points for first, 2 for second, 1 for third.
  • 2 points for Champion, 1 point for Reserve Champion

* Milk classes:

  • 6 points for first; 4 for second; 2 for third.
  • 2 for Champion; 1 for Reserve Champion

* There are no points awarded where the animal is included in a group of animals (for example 3 by one sire, a young stock group or pair of heifer calves).

Marcus Trotter Award Entry Form Only
Marcus Trotter Rules 2017-2018

  • 2018

    For the 2017/2018 showing season:

    1. Gregory Capper-Conijn with 96 points
    2. Zoe Botha with 7 points
    3. Henry Scherer with 6.25 points

    Congratulations

  • 2017

    For the 2016/2017 showing season:

    1. Gregory Capper-Conijn with 28.5 points
    2. Zoe Botha with 12 points

    Congratulations

  • 2016

    No entries

  • 2015

    For the 2014/2015 showing season:

    1. Hope Satherley with 126 points
    2. Joanna Fowlie with 78 points
    3. Gregory Capper-Conijn with 63.25 points

    Congratulations

  • 2014

    For the 2013/2014 showing season:

    1. Hope Satherley with 84 points
    2. Joanna Fowlie with 77 points

    Congratulations