Entries 9.00 am – 10.30 am
Open to public 2.30 pm
Awards and prizes 3pm
Charity auction after awards in aid of :
Crowle First Responders – fast local response to medical emergencies in Crowle
Entry forms are available in Word and PDF format. Download one here:
THE JOAN TAYLOR VASE
• The Joan Taylor Vase competition is a special class for a vase of mixed flowering stems containing between five and ten stems taken from a minimum of two different kinds of plant.
• Only home grown flowers are allowed.
• Stems used in the display must be showing flowers only. No seed heads or berries allowed.
• The container can be any shape or size but must be in proportion to the display itself.
• The winner of the Joan Taylor vase competition will be awarded the Joan Taylor Trophy plus a £10 garden voucher and any points from this may be added to others for the ‘Floral Art’ section.
PLANTED CONTAINER COMPETITION
• Open to all. 50p per entry. Containers planted by entrant.
• No restrictions on size or type of patio pot, tub or hanging basket.
• Simply call Bernie Leech on 380169 before the end of August and a visit to your garden to view and photograph the container(s) will be arranged. Photos will be displayed and judged at the show.
• You can enter as many patio pots or baskets as you like.
• Open to all households – everyone in your household may help make your scarecrow.
• 50p per entry.
• No restriction on size or dress!
• Simply call Kate Tanner on 381628 before the end of August and a visit to your garden to view and photograph the scarecrow will be arranged. Photographs will be displayed and judged at the show.
• You can enter as many scarecrows as you like.
• For inspiration have a look at results of a similar competition on the Feckenham website.
ANYONE CAN ENTER!
Please remember that you don’t have to be a fantastic baker, crafts person or grower to be able to put in an entry. Anyone can enter -
anyone can win! Use your imagination in the craft and children’s sections!
Children are also welcome to enter adult sections if they wish – remember, the judges will be looking for their own work in all cases.
We are grateful to all of our judges, stewards and helpers who give up their free time to make this show a great success and a lovely event for the village as well as raising money for a good cause each year.
We would also like to thank The Gow family who are again sponsoring prizes from their garden centre in Burcot.
The organising committee this year are;
Penny Owens 381757(speciality baking and craft)
Bernie Leech 380169 (planted container contact)
Mia Parslow (Prize cards)
Sharon and Carrie Brett 381430 and Sarah Ross
Heidi Jukes 381980 (children’s sections)
Caroline and John Brookes (refreshments)
Catherine Binney (raffle)
Kate Tanner 381628 (scarecrow contact)
Martin Povey (auction)
Please call if you have any queries, need any further tips for entering, guidance about any particular category/entry or inspiration for a craft.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
1. Entry fee – 25p per entry (all classes)
2. Forms to be completed and handed in at the village hall together with correct fee on Saturday 8th September 2012 between 9.00 and 10.30am.
3. Classes are open to anyone, only 1 entry per person per class unless otherwise indicated.
4. All entries to be grown or home-made by the exhibitor unless otherwise indicated.
5. All exhibits to be cleaned and dressed.
6. Exhibits may be entered into one class only.
7. Vases and containers to be provided by the exhibitor.
8. Judging will take place between 11am and 2pm.
9. Points will be awarded as follows: 1st – 5; 2nd – 3; 3rd – 1 and awards will be made to the overall points winner and section winner.
10. All children’s categories receive £1.00 1st prize and 50p 2nd prize.
11. Winners will be announced and awards presented at 3pm.
12. Cups and shields to be held for one year. Please return last year’s cups to Sharon Brett at 58, Froxmere Road before the show if possible (and give them a polish if you can!)
Disposal of Exhibits
12. Exhibitors may not remove entries until the awards are all presented and will then be given time to do so before the auction.
13. Any items remaining after the awards (and time for entrants to remove produce) will be auctioned to offset the expenses and raise money for the chosen charity—this year – ‘Crowle First Responders’.
14. The organisers cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to exhibits but all reasonable care will be taken.
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