Some of the finest livestock from across the north will go on show next month at the Turriff Show.
And assessing the cattle and sheep on display will be well-known judges from across the country.
The overall cattle interbreed championship will be judged by Archie MacGregor, from Kilsyth, near Glasgow, and the beef groups, pairs and young bull championships will be judged by David Brown from United Auctions.
Other judges include J Russell Taylor of Errol for Aberdeen-Angus, Thurso breeder Stuart MacAdie for the Shorthorn and Any other breed sections, and Simon Key from Norfolk for Simmentals.
Charolais will be judged by Bert Taylor from Kirriemuir, while Robert Struthers from Carluke will assess the Limousin entries.
British Blue and Blonde classes will be judged by Andy Woodburn from Ayr, and Highland Cattle by Stephen Hunter from Shotts.
The well-attended commercial section will be judged by Craig Malone from Cardenden, and the dairy section judge is John Cousar from Kilmarnock.
The overall sheep interbreed championship will be decided by Allan Wight from Biggar.
Other judges include Mike Black from Fife for the Suffolks and Matt Drummond from Ayr for Bluefaced Leicester.
Texels will be judged by Angus McColm from Newton Stewart, and Linda McKendrick from Cupar will judge Charollais.
Beltex will be judged by Bryan Wylie from Kirrimuir, Zwartbles by Sam Rae from Dumfries, and Blackface by Ewan McMillan from Glasgow.
Any other breed (acc) will be judged by Andrew Froggat from Abbots, Bromley, and any other breed (non-acc) by Richard Henderson from Cornhill.
Ryelands will be judged by James Arthur from Lanark, and Ronald Black from Fife will judge the Bleu Du Maine.
Tony Willox from Rothienorman is judging the small and horned minority breeds, and the cross sheep will be judged by Katreen Malone from Cardenden and Roderick Runciman from Galashiels.