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Mapplewell 2017
Staincross Methodist Church Hall (Mapplewell) - Staincross, Barnsley
Hamster Shows



Presents its Christmas Show under NHC Rules on

Saturday 9th December 2017 at

Staincross Methodist Church Hall, Blacker Road, Mapplewell, Barnsley. S75 6BS


Doors Open: 10.00am

Stock to be Benched by 10.30am

Judging Commences: 10.45am PROMPT

show closes: 4.30pm approx

Show Secretary: Cat Bambrook

On-line Entry System :–

Phone/email: 07835 719951 (after 6pm) / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


All entries are non-transferable and cannot be refunded. Late entries will not be accepted unless by prior arrangement with the Show Secretary. Cheques should be made payable to the Northern Hamster Club.

All Re-homing and Welfare animals MUST be booked in Laura Lovatt – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or online at Re-homing and Donations will not be accepted without a pedigree certificate and correct accompanying paperwork.

Closing Date for Entries

Re-homing & Welfare:-

Saturday 2nd December – 9.00pm

Syrian Judge:  Victoria Holt

Syrian Straight Classes: 25p per entry
1. Golden m/f
2. Cream m/f
3. Yellow m/f
4. Cinnamon m/f
5. A.O.C Male

6. A.O.C. Female
7. Patterned m/f

8.   Satin m/f
9.   Longhaired Cream m/f
10. Longhaired Patterned m/f
11. Longhaired A.O.C Male
12. Longhaired A.O.C. Female

13. Longhaired Satin m/f
14. Rex m/f

Syrian Duplicate Classes: 5p per entry
15. Junior (under 16)

16. Young Adult (members 16 – 18 years)
17. Novice (member in 1st year of exhibiting)
18. Intermediate (member in 2nd year of exhibiting)
19. Young Stock (up to 16 weeks old)
20. Breeder
21. Grand Challenge

23. Diploma class

Other Syrian Classes: 25p per entry - 22. Non-Standard m/f


Dwarf Judge:  Andrew Bryan

Dwarf Species Straight Classes: 25p per entry
R1.  Roborovski m/f

D1.  Campbell Normal m/f
D2.  Campbell Argenté m/f

D3.  Campbell A.O.C. m/f

D4.  Campbell Patterned m/f
D5.  Winter White Normal m/f

D6.  Winter White Sapphire m/f

D7.  Winter White Pearl m/f

D8.  Chinese Normal m/f

D9. Chinese Patterned m/f (inc BEW)

D10. Roborovski Normal m/f

Other Species Duplicate Classes: 5p per entry
D11. Junior (as above)

D12. Young Adult (as above)
D13. Novice (as above)
D14. Intermediate (as above)
D15. Young Stock (up to 16 weeks old)
D16. Breeder
D17. Grand Challenge

D19. Diploma Class

Dwarf Other Classes: 25p per entry -   D18. Non-Standard m/f


All the above classes MUST be exhibited in the approved show pens.

One piece of vegetable and a small dog biscuit (supplied by Northern Hamster Club) MUST be placed in the show pen before benching.

Hire Pens: £1.00 per pen – subject to availability. Novice & Intermediate exhibitors will be given priority. Arrange with Show Secretary when booking entries.  Hire Pens must be returned clean to the Show Secretary at the end of the show.

Please bring your own shavings (shorthaired) and wood based cat litter (longhaired).


Trophies & Rosettes: Awarded as appropriate, cards for first 4 places, all classes.

All Hamsters will be judged under NHC Rules and Standards. All details are subject to change without prior notice


32. Pet Class: £1.00 per entry - entries taken on day. Exhibitors may enter Pets Class if showing 3 or less hamsters in the main classes, or if the pet is a non hamster small furry species (eg mouse)


Other Activities: Hamster Bowling will be held at this Show so don’t forget to bring your little bowling with you!

PET JUDGING COMMENCES – 1.30pm. prompt followed by Hamster Bowling (Pet Class & Hamster bowling – combined £1.00).

Hamsters may not be entered in any other classes if exhibited in class 22, D18 or 32.


Staincross Methodist Church Hall (Mapplewell)Map
Venue (Type):
Staincross Methodist Church Hall (Mapplewell)   -   Website
Blacker Road
S75 6BP
Staincross, Barnsley
South Yorkshire


Click on the 'feet' icon at the top of this page to view the location on Google Map or click here for a street view on Google Map.


From M1, exit Jct 38 follow sign for Wooley, up Haigh Lane. After approx 1 mile turn right at crossroads. After 2.6 miles turn right at T-Junction (SP Mapplewell and Darton). Follow road to bottom of hill, turn left. Church Hall is approx 200 yds on RHS. Car park is at the rear. Sat Nav: - S75 6BS

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