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357: The Quality Onion All Ireland Championship - Qualifier

Horticulture Sun, 3rd Mar, 2024

The Irish Shows Association and Moate Show Society present the Quality Onion All Ireland Championship sponsored by Moate Agricultural Show Society

The competition will be judged as follows:

  • Condition & quality: 25 points
  • Uniformity & shape: 25 points
  • Size/weight: 10 points
  • Colour: 10 points
  • Overall presentation & attractiveness: 10 points

The rules should be read in conjunction with the Irish Shows Association Rules Entry.

  1. In this competition the produce must be the property of and be grown by the exhibitor.
  2. Each exhibit is to consist of the following: a dish of 5 onions of any variety. The onions may be grown from either seed or sets. The onions may be Autumn or Spring sown.The variety to be correctly named. Each onion must be tied and weigh not more than 450g. The onions to be harvested and have clear unbroken skins.
  3. A special qualifying class will be held at selected shows. Two exhibits may quality for the final, if the judges agree that the standard is high enough.
  4. Judges decision will be final at all stages of the competition.
  5. Exhibits are displayed at owner's risk.

Entry Fee: to qualifying show €3, to final €6.

Prizes: 1st: €150, 2nd: €100, 3rd: €75, 4th: €50, 5th: €25, each of the successful qualifiers will receive a memento on appearance at the final..

Final: Moate Show date TBC

No entries permitted on day of event.

Entry Fee:  
Class is currently closed for entry.