East and West Clip Off

East and West Clip Off

On Saturday 23rd September, The East and West Region joined forces and held a joint Beef Cattle Dressing Competition. With 12 junior entries and 14 senior, Stirling UA Market was a busy place filled with calves, combs and clippers. Challenged with the difficult task of judging was Stewart Bett and Sophie Harvey. Both commenting on how the standard of competition was and giving our competitors feedback and top tips.  The top 3 senior teams and top 2 junior’s will go on to compete in the National Final on Sunday 22nd October at Ayr Market. The final results are as below:


East Juniors:

1st – Wallace Mackie and Alex McKenzie, Strathearn JAC

2nd – Ruby Simpson and Rory Wood, Strathmore JAC

3rd – Alistair McNee and Euan Pettigrew, Bathgate JAC

West Juniors:

1st – Logan Ross and Yasmine Brown, SSS YFC

2nd – Jack Cuthbertson and Callum Brown, Crossroads YFC

3rd – Rory Scott and Alex Drummond, Crossroads YFC

East Seniors:

1st – Alan Lindsay and Ewan Stewart, Bathgate JAC

2nd – Robert Paton and Craig Waugh, Bathgate JAC

3rd – Robert Kennedy and James Kennedy, East Lothian JAC

West Seniors:

1st – Ross Montgomerie and Andrew Nisbet, Kilmaurs YFC

2nd – David Smith and Craig Baird, Crossroads YFC

3rd – Scott Limond and Laura Purdie, Ayr YFC


A big thank you must go to all the stewards and office bearers who helped keep the day running so smoothly and a very big thank you must also go to Iain Struthers who very kindly donated all the cattle for the competition. Congratulations again  to all of our prize winners and good luck to all the teams going on to compete at National.