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CONTACTS :
Chairman -
   Jennifer Andrew
   01274 881906
Secretary -
   Sheila Patchett
   01274 690349
Treasurer -
   Helen Simpson
   01274 883906
Webmaster -
   John Andrew

Regulations Governing The Show

1.   All exhibitors in the Vegetable and Flower sections must be members of the Society.
2.   All exhibits for prizes must have been grown by the exhibitor.
3.   Entries shall be delivered as described on the entry form at or before 8.00pm on the Thursday before the Show. Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of a steward, not later than 11.30am on the day of the show.
4.   The hall will be open from 8.00 a.m. on the Show Day for staging of exhibits.  All entries for competition must be staged by the exhibitor and ready for the judge by 12.00 prompt at which time the hall will be cleared.
5.   Any exhibitor disqualified for exhibiting any produce not his/her own growing will forfeit any other prize he may have gained.
6.   No exhibitor may enter more than one item in any class.
7.   Points will be given in each class as follows :
        Value Points  
      First
Second
Third
60p
40p
20p
3
2
1
 
8.   All trophies are to be held for one year and returned to the Society before the next Show.
9.   Any prize may, at the discretion of the judge, be withheld or modified if an exhibit is considered undeserving of the prize offered.
10.   The Committee reserve to themselves the right to refuse any undesirable entries.
11.   Judging shall be under the rules of the Royal Horticultural Society. The decision of the judge will be final.
12.   The Committee has the right to visit members' allotments or gardens if considered necessary.
13.   Exhibitors will not be allowed to remove exhibits until after the prize giving. Anyone doing so without permission will forfeit all prizes awarded to him/her. All goods left at 4:30 pm will be auctioned.
14.   The stewards appointed by the Committee will responsible for the proper staging of the exhibits and will make the spacing of the exhibits on the tables prior to the Show.
15.   All objections to be handed to the Secretary before 4.30 p.m. on the day of the Show.  The Committee are empowered to settle any dispute which may arise for which the rules do not provide.
16.   All prize money to be claimed on the day of the Show between 3.00 and 4.00pm. Monies not claimed on the day are donated to Society funds.