New Ivaniskey Perpetual Challenge Cup for Beef Young Handlers

14th Sep 2021

New to the Show this year, the Ivaniskey Perpetual Challenge Cup for the Champion Beef Young Handler has been recently presented to the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) by the McElroy Family from Dromara.

The popular class sponsored by Marks & Spencer’s will take place on Saturday 25th September at 9am across Cattle Rings 1-3.

William McElroy commented, “It’s a pleasure to present this trophy to the RUAS for the Beef Young Handlers Championship. I hope it encourages more young people to come forward and get involved with livestock and farming. These young people are the future generation of our industry. I wish them all every success at the show and in the future.”   

The 152nd Balmoral Show takes place from Wednesday 22nd September to Saturday 25th September at Balmoral Park, Lisburn. Tickets are selling fast and must be purchased online in advance at Conditions of entry can be found online at