Sunday August 20th 2017
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
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 CUP For the BEST COLLECTION (Class 1) BILL EAGLESFIELD CENTENARY TROPHY For the BEST COLLECTION (NEWCOMERS) (Class 2) J STANWAY CHALLENGE CUP For the highest aggregate of points in the VEGETABLE CLASSES 1-32 H.A.A.WARWICK AMATEUR CUP For the highest aggregate of points in the FLOWER CLASSES 40-54 THE REVILL CUP For the highest aggregate of points in ALL classes in The Show THE BOB WOOD ROSE BOWL For the BEST EXHIBIT in the FLOWER CLASSES 40-54 W.T.MORRIS PERPETUAL CHALLENGE SHIELD For the BEST EXHIBIT in the VEGETABLE CLASSES 1-32 PRIZES 1st 2nd 3rd Classes 1,2 &50 £5 £3 £2 All other classes £1 75p 50p CLASS DESCRIPTION SCHEDULE VEGETABLES 1 COLLECTION 5 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. 2 NEWCOMERS COLLECTION 3 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 3 POTATOES 5 White 4 POTATOES 5 Coloured 5 ONIONS - SETS 3 trimmed to 5cm tops, folded & tied to 2.5 cm 6 ONIONS - SEED 3 trimmed to 5cm tops, folded & tied to 2.5 cm 7 ONIONS – SPRING 1 bunch of 6 8 BEANS 7 Runner varieties, with stalk 9 BEANS 7 Dwarf varieties, with stalk 10 BEANS 7 Broad variety, with stalk 11 PEAS 7 Pods, with stalk 12 CARROTS 3 of the same variety - tops trimmed to 7.5cm 13 BEET 3 Round, tops trimmed to 7.5cm 14 BEET 3 long or cylindrical, tops trimmed to 7.5cm 15 MARROW 1 for the table. Maximum length 30cm 16 CORGETTE 3 for the table 17 SHALLOTS 10 Pickling - under 30mm in diameter 18 SHALLOTS 10 Culinary large 19 CABBAGE 1 head, stem cut to 7.5cm 20 CAULIFLOWER 1 head, stem cut to 7.5cm 21 LETTUCE 1 any variety, shown as grown 22 LEEKS 3 any variety, shown as grown 23 RADISH 1 bunch of 9 24 CUCUMBER 1 shown as grown 25 TOMATOES 5 Red 26 TOMATOES 6 Cherry 27 BEAN RUNNER 1 The longest 28 MARROW 1 The heaviest 29 ONION 1 The heaviest - shown as grown 30 POTATO 1 The heaviest 31 ANY 1 The oddest shaped vegetable 32 RHUBARB 3 sticks – leaves trimmed to 7.5cm FLOWERS 40 SWEET PEA 9 Stems, any variety or varieties 41 SWEET PEA Arrangement for frontal effect in own container, foliage permissible. 42 GLADIOLI 3 Spikes any variety or varieties 43 GLADIOLI 1 Specimen Spike 44 DAHLIA 3 Blooms, Miniature/Semi-Cactus not to exceed 11.5cm 45 DAHLIA 5 Blooms Pom-Pom, not to exceed 5.2cm 46 DAHLIA 3 Blooms Decorative/Ball not to exceed 11.5cm 47 DAHLIA 3 Blooms Small/Decorative/Ball over 11.5 cm 48 DAHLIA 3 Blooms Cactus, over 11.5 cm 49 DAHLIA 3 Blooms, any variety excluding classes 44-48. 50 SHOW PLANT From 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 51 POT PLANT Any potted plant. Maximum pot size 15cm/6"/2 litre 52 SMALL VASE Mixed Flowers max height from vase lip to top of flower 15cm/6" 53 LARGE VASE Mixed Flowers no height restriction 54 FUCHSIA One potted plant any variety. Max pot size 15cm /6"/2 litre DOMESTIC 60 TABLE DECORATION Arranged for effect, not to exceed 30cm diameter and 15 cm height. 61 BUTTONHOLE Gents any flower 62 CORSAGE 3 Spikes any variety or varieties 63 CAKE Homemade, Fruit, made in 18cm (7 inch) tin 64 CAKE Homemade Victoria Sponge, made in 18cm (7 inch) tin 65 SCONES MADE FROM SUPPLIED RECIPE Download this year's recipe or copies can be obtained from the shed during normal opening hours or see a committee member at any time. 66 JAR HOME MADE JAM 1 jar of homemade jam. See General Rule 6 67 JAR HOME MADE FRUIT JELLY 1 jar of homemade fruit jelly. See General Rule 6 68 HOME MADE PICKLES 1 jar homemade pickles. Onions/shallots/beetroot. See General Rule 6 69 HOME MADE CHUTNEY 1 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.
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.