Annual Show


Sunday August 20th 2017


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A small number of printed versions of the schedule will be available from July 16th. Alternatively you can print out the schedule and entry form if you wish.

SPECIAL THANKS TO
ALLAN REDFERN For organizing the raffle.
JEAN & RITA (& PARTNERS) For organizing the Barbecue
THE JUDGES For their expertise in judging our produce
MARSTON'S BREWERY For providing a barrel of beer and raffle prizes

Thank you to all of you who made very generous donations to provide additional prizes for our raffle.
Thank you to everyone who helped with the setting up of the Show during the morning and those who intend to help tidy up at the end of this very busy day.

HILL PLOTHOLDERS' ASSOCIATION ANNUAL HORTICULTURAL SHOW
AUGUST 20th 2017

PROGRAMME
10.00am to 1.45pm Staging of exhibits. No staging will be allowed after 1.45pm,
2.00pm to 4.30pm Judging. Only Judges and Stewards allowed in the exhibition area.
4.30pm to 5.00pm Viewing. Please do not remove exhibits before 5.00pm.
5.00pm Presentation of trophies and distribution of prize money
6.00pm Close of Show

TROPHIES AWARDED
F.O. & DISTRICT ALLOTMENT CUPFor the BEST COLLECTION (Class 1)
BILL EAGLESFIELD CENTENARY TROPHYFor the BEST COLLECTION (NEWCOMERS) (Class 2)
J STANWAY CHALLENGE CUPFor the highest aggregate of points in the VEGETABLE CLASSES 1-32
H.A.A.WARWICK AMATEUR CUPFor the highest aggregate of points in the FLOWER CLASSES 40-54
THE REVILL CUPFor the highest aggregate of points in ALL classes in The Show
THE BOB WOOD ROSE BOWLFor the BEST EXHIBIT in the FLOWER CLASSES 40-54
W.T.MORRIS PERPETUAL CHALLENGE SHIELDFor the BEST EXHIBIT in the VEGETABLE CLASSES 1-32
PRIZES1st 2nd 3rd
Classes 1,2 &50 £5£3£2
All other classes £175p50p
CLASSDESCRIPTIONSCHEDULE
VEGETABLES
1COLLECTION5 different classes of vegetables. Quantity of individual classes as per schedule or, if not in schedule, then no more than 3 of each. All displayed within a space 75cm wide.
2NEWCOMERS COLLECTION3 different classes of vegetables. Quantity of individual  classes as per schedule or, if not in schedule, then no more than 3 of each. All displayed within a space 60cm wide.   This class is open only to plotters who have had a plot at Hill for no more than 2 years
3POTATOES5 White
4POTATOES5 Coloured  
5ONIONS - SETS3 trimmed to 5cm tops,  folded & tied to 2.5 cm
6ONIONS - SEED3 trimmed to 5cm tops,  folded & tied to 2.5 cm
7ONIONS – SPRING1 bunch of 6  
8BEANS7 Runner varieties, with stalk  
9BEANS7 Dwarf varieties, with stalk
10BEANS7 Broad variety, with stalk
11PEAS7 Pods, with stalk  
12CARROTS3 of the same variety - tops trimmed to 7.5cm
13BEET3 Round, tops trimmed to 7.5cm 
14BEET3 long or cylindrical, tops trimmed to 7.5cm
15MARROW1 for the table.   Maximum length 30cm
16CORGETTE3 for the table
17SHALLOTS10 Pickling -  under 30mm in diameter  
18SHALLOTS10 Culinary large
19CABBAGE1 head, stem cut to 7.5cm
20CAULIFLOWER1 head, stem cut to 7.5cm
21LETTUCE1  any variety, shown as grown
22LEEKS3 any variety, shown as grown
23RADISH 1 bunch of 9
24CUCUMBER1 shown as grown
25TOMATOES5 Red
26TOMATOES6 Cherry
27BEAN RUNNER1 The longest
28MARROW1 The heaviest
29ONION1 The heaviest - shown as grown  
30POTATO1 The heaviest
31ANY1 The oddest shaped vegetable
32RHUBARB3 sticks – leaves trimmed to 7.5cm  
FLOWERS
40SWEET PEA9 Stems, any variety or varieties
41SWEET PEAArrangement for frontal effect in own container, foliage permissible. 
42GLADIOLI3 Spikes any variety or varieties
43GLADIOLI 1 Specimen Spike  
44DAHLIA3 Blooms, Miniature/Semi-Cactus not to exceed 11.5cm  
45DAHLIA5 Blooms Pom-Pom, not to exceed 5.2cm  
46DAHLIA3 Blooms Decorative/Ball not to exceed 11.5cm 
47DAHLIA3 Blooms Small/Decorative/Ball over 11.5 cm
48DAHLIA3 Blooms Cactus, over 11.5 cm
49DAHLIA3 Blooms, any variety excluding classes 44-48.
50SHOW PLANTFrom the plant provided by, or purchased from, Hill Plotholders Association.  Any container – maximum size 15cm/6"/2 litre. No other plant or foliage in the pot
51POT PLANT Any potted plant.  Maximum pot size 15cm/6"/2 litre
52SMALL VASE Mixed Flowers max height from vase lip to top of flower 15cm/6"
53LARGE VASE  Mixed Flowers no height restriction
54FUCHSIAOne potted plant any variety.  Max pot size 15cm /6"/2 litre
DOMESTIC
60TABLE DECORATIONArranged for effect, not to exceed 30cm diameter and 15 cm height.
61BUTTONHOLEGents any flower
62CORSAGE3 Spikes any variety or varieties
63CAKEHomemade, Fruit, made in 18cm (7 inch) tin
64CAKEHomemade Victoria Sponge, made in 18cm (7 inch) tin
65SCONES MADE FROM SUPPLIED RECIPEDownload this year's recipe or copies can be obtained from the shed during normal opening hours or see a committee member at any time.
66JAR HOME MADE JAM1 jar of homemade jam. See General Rule 6
67JAR HOME MADE FRUIT JELLY1 jar of homemade fruit jelly. See General Rule 6
68HOME MADE PICKLES1 jar homemade pickles.  Onions/shallots/beetroot. See General Rule 6
69HOME MADE CHUTNEY1 jar homemade chutney. See General Rule 6

G E N E R A L . R U L E S. F O R . E X H I B I T O R S

1 Entry to all classes is open to all Plot Holders, Club Members, their immediate families and employees of the club. NB:- Any points awarded cannot be combined with any other entrant.

2 All vegetable and flower classes MUST be grown by the exhibitor either on the plot or, at home and must have been grown by the exhibitor for at least 2 months prior to the show.
Domestic classes are exempt from this rule.

3 No competitor shall exhibit more than one entry per class.

4 All exhibits “shown as grown” must be cleaned.

5 The exhibitor, unless stated otherwise in the schedule, must use the containers provided by the Association.

6 All containers used in jam, fruit jelly, or pickles classes (66 to 69) must be plain (i.e. without commercial markings). Containers must be closed with cellophane or other suitable material.

7 Any exhibits not conforming to the wordings of the Schedule will be disqualified.

8 The entrance fee for each class will be as stated in the Schedule.

9 Exhibitors cards are to be collected from the Show Secretary from 10am - 12.30pm on the day of the show and must be placed name side downwards in front of the exhibit.

10 Staging times for exhibits are as specified in the Schedule.

11 The prize monies will be as stated in the Schedule and presented at the end of the show.

12 No exhibits are to be removed until after the viewing time stated in the schedule.

13 Trophies will be presented at the Plot Luck Supper Night Tuesday 18th October and only to those who attend ( unless there are mitigating circumstances).

14 Any anomalies or disputes arising that are not provided for within these Rules or stated in the Schedule, shall be referred to and decided by the Potholders’ Committee.

NOTE:
The Association will in no way be responsible for injury, accident, damage or loss of the property of any person.


Click here for the Show Entry Form

For help in preparing for the show please click here.