SECTION “J” - YOUNG GARDENERS

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Children can only enter classes in their correct age group - age of child as at 31st August 2022 to be quoted on all entry forms. Prizes for classes:
1
st - £2, 2nd - £1.
A £5 prize will be presented to the exhibitor with the highest points total in each group in this section. The Royal Horticultural Society Junior Competitor’s “Award of Merit” will be presented to the best exhibit in each age group


Group 5 – Ages up to 11 years
210.    Radishes, 3
211.   Carrots, 3
212.   Runner or French beans, 5
213.   Sunflowers, 2 stems
214.   Cress – exhibited in growth – NOT CUT
215.   Any other vegetable not mentioned above
216. Tomatoes, 3
 
Group 6 – Ages 12 to 16 years
217.    Radishes, 3
218.    Courgettes, 2  (between 100mm and 150mm long)
219.    Runner beans, 5
220.    Lettuce, 1 with roots
221.    Cress – exhibited in growth – NOT CUT
222.    Any other vegetable not mentioned above
223.   Tomatoes, 3

ABBREVIATED RULES AND REGULATIONS

(The full rules are to be found in the Show Schedule which is available from Upton St Leonards Post Office or Show Committee Members)

No Exhibitor shall enter more than one exhibit in each class.
All entries must be individual. Separate entry forms must be completed by each individual competitor. Entrance Fees to be paid with entry form: Children – 10p per entry.
Entry Forms and entry fees to be returned to the Entry Secretary by 8.00pm on the WEDNESDAY before the Show. LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
All exhibitors will be supplied with cards giving their Classes and Exhibit numbers for each entry. These cards are to be placed with the exhibits when staged. Cards to be collected from the Show Secretary in the Show Office on the morning of the Show.
Where exhibitors are unable to be present to stage their exhibits, helpers will carry this out if the exhibits are sent to the Show before 10.00am on the day of the Show.
All exhibits must be ready for the Judges by 10.30am. The Committee will be present to receive exhibits from 8.00am to 10.15am on the day of the Show. All exhibits to be removed from the Show between 5pm and 5.30pm.
The decision of the judges will be final and they have the power to withhold prizes if, in their opinion, there are not sufficient entries, or in any case of infringement of the Rules.
The Committee reserve the right to object to any exhibit and have power to settle any dispute arising for which these rules do not provide. There shall be no appeal from their decision.
The Committee will not be responsible for any loss or damage that may arise, but will take all possible care of exhibits.
The Cups will be presented at 4.30pm. If the winners are not able to be present in person, they must delegate someone else to receive the awards on their behalf.
Prize monies will be distributed from 4.45pm.
Any person who has any query regarding the Rules should contact the Chairman.