17. POWERS OF SHOW EXECUTIVE The Show Executive is empowered to:- Increase the number and value of prizes and/or awards in any class should the number and high standard warrant their doing so. Withhold prizes in case of insufficient merit or entries. Submit for analysis any exhibit. Sell, or otherwise dispose of, any damaged exhibit, which cannot be reasonably returned to the exhibitor. Retain all or any part of an exhibit concerning which a protest has been made until a decision upon such a protest has been taken. Decide any question as to the interpretation of the forgoing Rules and Show Schedule.