COMPETITION SCHEDULE

HORTICULTURAL CLASSES

 

Section A YOUNG GARDENERS

15 years and under grown by the Exhibitor

These can all grow happily in a bucket if you are short of space

 

  1. Best Cress Head in an egg cup

  2. Bunch of best Radishes

  3. 3 (best) Carrots on a plate, tops trimmed to 10cm

  4. Biggest Sunflower Head

  5. Flowers I have grown (displayed in a jar)

  6. Weirdest vegetable

 

Section B GARDENERS

 

7   4 onions grown from sets with 10cm tops

8   3 Beetroot with roots/15cm tops

9   2 Cabbages

10 3 Carrots with roots/tops trimmed 10cm

11 4 Courgettes

12 3 Curly Kale with stalks

13 3 Swiss chard with stalks

14 2 Sweet Corn Cobs

15 3 Leeks

16 6 shallots

17 Selection of Salad Leaves

18 Parsley, flat leaved, bunch

19 6 Potatoes (White)

20 6 Potatoes (Coloured)

21 12 Raspberries with stalks

22 3 Cooking Apples

23 3 Eating Apples

24 6 Plums

25 10 Damsons

26 1 Chrysanthemum, specimen

27 3 Spray Chrysanthemums in vase

28 3 spikes of Gladioli

29 3 heads of Hydrangea, same variety

30 Vase of Annuals, 3 distinct varieties

31 3 Dahlias in a vase

32 3 Hosta leaves in one container

33 1 Specimen Rose, any variety, with own foliage

34 Pot Plant with best foliage

35 Pot Plant with best flowers

36 6 Eggs any colour from own flock

37 A basket of mixed vegetables (max size 60cm x 30cm)

A PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP IS AWARDED

TO THE EXHIBITOR WITH THE MOST POINTS IN SECTION B

AND THE MABBERLEY CUP IS AWARDED TO

THE BEST EXHIBIT IN SECTION B

  

Section C COOKERY

 

38 Jar of Marmalade

39 Jar of Raspberry Jam

40 Jar of Chutney

41 4 Decorated Cup Cakes

42 A vegan cake

43 6 cheese straws

44 Lemon Drizzle Cake

45 A plate of ginger biscuits

46  Pate in a Ramekin

47 Vegetable Cake – please identify the vegetables

48 Small Loaf of Bread

49 A Cold Dessert in a Glass

50 Victoria Sandwich Cake

(3egg recipe, jam filling only, no top dusting)

51 Cold Soup

52 Cake made by a Man

53 4 homemade meringues

Section D CHILDREN’S COOKERY

15 years and under unless specified

Please state age on the exhibit

 

54 A small loaf of bread

55 Most beautifully decorated cake

56 Most delicious chocolate cake

57 Decorated pizza base of a person (base may be bought)

58 4 flapjacks

59 4 delicious brownies

 

A CUP WILL BE AWARDED FOR
THE BEST EXHIBIT IN SECTION D

 

Section E CHILDREN’S HANDICRAFTS

15 years and under unless specified

Please state age on the exhibit

 

60 How many things can you fit into a small match box

61 Decorated hen’s egg displayed in an Egg Cup

62 An Animal made out of Vegetables

63 A poster for “Save The Planet”

64 A model made from Play-Doh

65 Design a Children’s book cover (including Name of Book)

66 A Short story, maximum 150 words, to include the words:

(adventure, donkey, storm, feather, summer, beach)

67 Best handwriting, please copy this poem

from "Matilda" by Hilaire Belloch.

Matilda told such Dreadful Lies,

It made one Gasp and Stretch one’s Eyes;

Her Aunt, who, from her Earliest Youth,

Had kept a Strict Regard for Truth,

Attempted to Believe Matilda:

The effort very nearly killed her.

 

COMPETITIONS 4 to 7 YEAR OLDS ONLY

68 Picture of the Seaside

69 Decorated wooden spoon theme, an animal

70 Painting of a garden from potato & vegetable cut patterns

71 Design your own Lego vehicle

72 Make a picture using buttons

 

 

THE EILEEN IND CUP WILL BE AWARDED FOR
THE BEST EXHIBIT IN SECTION E

 

Section F HANDICRAFTS

 

73 An art competition, the winner of which will have their picture displayed in the Village Hall

74 Hand Knitted Garment

75 Hand Sewn Garment

76 Handicraft Object

​77 A sewn cover for an iPad / Kindle 

78 A black and white drawing

79 An elegant face mask

80 A Limerick

81 Computer generated Greetings Card

 

Section G PHOTOGRAPHS

Open to adults and children. 
Children under 12 please state your age

Maximum size 18 cm on the longest side

 

82 Splash

83 An interesting view of Cherington

84 Lockdown And Landscapes
(We have all been out and about during lockdown, let's see your photos)

85 Animals

86 Stiles

A CUP IN MEMORY OF CHARLES RYMER WILL
BE AWARDED FOR THE BEST EXHIBIT IN SECTION G

Section H FLOWER ARRANGING

To be displayed in Cherington Church (flowers may be bought)

 

87 A “Hot” colour centrepiece arrangement - variety of flowers in season

88 A floral mask

89 Arrangement of Dahlias

90 Arrangement of Chrysanthemums

91 Autumn Hedgerow – foliage, leaves, berries and seedpods, viewed front only

92 “ Have a Go “ - an arrangement of flowers of your choice in a container of your choice for those of you who do not normally enter competitions 

 

THE AMY WOOD CUP WILL BE AWARDED FOR

THE BEST EXHIBIT IN SECTION H