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Hawke's Bay A&P Show

Pig Competition

Ages: All

When: Friday 1pm, prizegiving at 2pm

Where: Pig Arena

Blanket entry fee per pig applies

Each entrant will receive a complimentary ticket to attend the HB A&P Show.

All pigs must be less than 12 months old and all syndicates must enter the bacon and egg pie competition, the pies are shared amongst competitors at the completion of the prizegiving. Each pig will be in at least 2 classes, either Boar or Sow and either Proker or Baconer and can be any breed.

Prizes in the form of ribbons and prize money will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd placings in each class, there will also be an All Breeds Champion and Reserve Champion Pig of the Show. The 5 winners of the Pork Lords classes will go into the Championship class to decide who wins the overall Pork Lords Shield.

You can enter online through Evo Events from 1st August. Entries close on 27th September. Manual entry forms are also available for those who prefer this option.


Pork Lords Section

  • All Breed: Under 16 years, Best conditioned pig
  • All Breed: Best Porker, under 12 months
  • All Breed: Best Baconer, under 12 months
  • All Breed: Best Commercial Boar, under 12 months (Champion boars nuts will be judged alongside this class)
  • All Breed: Best Commercial Sow, under 12 months
  • Bacon and Egg Pie Competition
  • Best Dressed Syndicate

Overall Awards

  • Champion Pig of the Show
  • Reserve Champion Pig of the Show

All details will be available on registration. For more information contact

Enter Online 1 Aug - 27 Sep