Classes and Awards

THE SIR WILLIAM WAYLAND TROPHY awarded to the Member gaining the most points in the Show. 

RUNROUND PLOUGH CLASS – This class is not eligible for championship. To be subdivided into Mounted and Trailer Classes as necessary. This class will only operate if 3 or more entries are received. Entries to be restricted. Prizes: 1st, £20; 2nd, £15; 3rd, £10. 

TWO FURROW REVERSIBLE MATCHPLOUGH CLASS – This is for two furrow reversible matchploughs. It will be judged under the Society of Ploughmen Rules. This Class is not eligible for the Championship or entry to the National Ploughing Match. 

CHAMPION and RESERVE CHAMPION PLOUGHMEN – To decide the Champion and Reserve Champion Ploughmen. The first prize winners will be required to Plough an extra Cant during the afternoon. 

Prizes: Champion, £50 (given by Harry’s Contracting); Reserve Champion, £20; 3rd, £15. 

THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS – The Champion Ploughman is eligible to compete in the National Championships. He will also be eligible to compete in the Kent Ploughing Championships. 

CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by the Rt. Hon. The Lord Northbourne for the Champion Ploughman. 

CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by J. E. Batchelor Esq., for the Reserve Champion Ploughman. 

CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by Messrs. Arter Bros. Ltd., Barham, for the Second Reserve Champion Ploughman. 

CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by Mrs. F. E. Elgar for the Best Ploughman 21 years of age and under. 

CANTAGRIAN TROPHY – Awarded to Best Work Done in any Ploughing Class by a Competitor who is an Old Student of Hadlow College, K. F. I. or K. H. I. 

SHIELD – Presented by Shell Oils for the First Prize Winner of the RunRound Ploughs. 

CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by Arter Bros. Ltd., Barham, and called the “J. Wood Memorial” Cup for the First Prize Winner of the Two and Three Furrow Reversible Ploughs. 

CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by Invicta Motors Ltd., Canterbury, for the First Prize Winner of the Four Furrow Reversible Ploughs. 

CHALLENGE BOWL – Presented by Lenfield Engineering for the First PrizeWinner of the Five Furrow Reversible Ploughs. 

TROPHY – Presented by Southern Harvesters Ltd., for the First Prize Winner of the Six Furrow and over Reversible Ploughs. 

Special Prize of a Tankard for the Champion Ploughman, presented by Bell Agricultural Ltd. 

Special Prize of £20 for Champion Ploughman 21 years and under, presented by Agwood. 

Special Prize given by Messrs. Arter Bros. Ltd., for Best Work done by a Mounted Reversible Plough, £4. 

Special Prize given by Haynes Agricultural Ltd. (Kent), for the Best Work done by New Holland Tractor. 

Special Prize given by Agwood Ltd., for Best Work done by Massey Ferguson Tractor, £5. 

Presentation Trophy given by Agwood, to the Ploughman who does the Best Work done by a JCB Tractor. 

VINTAGE PLOUGHS 

Prizes sponsored by NatWest Bank PLC. 

TRAILER PLOUGH CLASS 

TRACTOR – model to be in production before 31st December and to be as manufactured. PLOUGH – any make of trailer plough. 

MOUNTED RUNROUND PLOUGH CLASS 

TRACTOR – model to be in production before 31st December 1959 and to be as manufactured. 

PLOUGH – any make of mounted plough in production before 31st December 1959. 

CLASSIC CLASS 

TRACTOR – must have been in production before introduction of “Q” cabs (approx. 1976). 

PLOUGH – must have been in production before 31st December 1976, excluding match ploughs, i.e. Fiskars, Kverneland, Super Hydrion, and Ransomes Boning. 

VINTAGE HORTICULTURAL PLOUGH CLASS 

CHALLENGE CUP – The Webster Cup for the Champion Vintage Ploughman. 

CHALLENGE CUP – The Esso Cup for the Winner of the Trailer Ploughs. 

CHALLENGE CUP – The Walton Cup for the Winner of the two and three Furrow Run Round Ploughs. 

SHIELD – Presented by Drake & Fletcher Ltd., for Best Turnout. 

HORSE PLOUGHS 

CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by E. Barwick, Esq., for Champion Horse Ploughman. 

CHALLENGE CUP – In memory of Leonard E. Fox, for Best Turnout. 

TROPHY – Presented by I. Chittenden, Esq. in memory of Heather Princess, for Best Working Pair. 

Classes: 1. Best Turnout. 2. Best Working Pair. 3. Best Ploughing. 

Prizes in Class 1: 1st, £20; Class 2, 1st, £20; Class 3, 1st £20; 2nd, £15; 3rd, £10. 

EAST KENT STOCKMAN OF THE YEAR 2012 

Open to beef and sheep farms, provided they have a breeding herd/flock of at least 10 cows or 40 ewes. 

Judge will look for overall stockmanship of animals, including the grassland management. 

All ages of animals must be available for inspection, with emphasis on calves/lambs. 

Judging will be midlate June 2013 and the stockman must be available to meet the judge for about one hour. 

Prizes: 1st Beef Stockman £30 1st Sheep Stockman £30 2nd Beef Stockman £20 2nd Sheep Stockman £20 

CHARLES LEFEVRE MEMORIAL CHALLENGE CUP. Kindly donated by the Canterbury Fatstock Show to overall Stockman of the Year. 

CALVES & SHEEP CLASSES 

All classes for Calves and Sheep judged on the showground have had to be cancelled due to the DEFRA Restrictions. We hope to hold these classes again if the Restrictions are changed. 

CLASS 8 – Annual Flock Competition judged on the farm in May 

To be judged on health and management of the animal regardless of size of flock or type of sheep. 

VEGETABLES & FRUIT 

CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by Messrs. F. Friday and Sons, Ltd., Canterbury, for the Best 12 Heads of Closed Trimmed Cauliflower. 

CLASS 9 – Cauliflowers, 12 Closed Trimmed Heads. Trimmed to 11⁄2˝above curd. 

POTATOES CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by Messrs. William J. Gardner Ltd., Birchington, for the Best 10 kilos of Potatoes. CLASS 12 – 10 kilos White Potatoes (washed). Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. CLASS 13 – 10 kilos Red Potatoes (washed). Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. CLASS 14 – 10 kilos Partly Coloured Potatoes (washed). Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. 

FRUIT 

CLASS 15 – Best Six Dessert Apples. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. 

CLASS 16 – Best Six Cooking Apples. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. 

CLASS 17 – Best Six Dessert Pears. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. 

OPEN SECTION 

Entry fee 25p. This Section open to non-Members of the Association. 

CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by the Joint Masters, West Street Hunt, for the Exhibitor gaining the Highest Number of Points in Classes 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25. 

Points awarded as follows:Classes 18 – 1st, 6pts; 2nd, 4pts; 3rd, 2pts. Reserve 1pt. Classes 1925 – 1st, 3pts; 2nd, 2pts; 3rd, 1pt. Reserve 1⁄2 pt. 

Please note: Only one entry in each class. 

CLASS 18 – Collection of Vegetables grown in their Own Garden or Allotment; 4 kinds selected from the undermentioned. 

4 Turnips, 4 Parsnips, 4 Onions, 2 Cauliflowers, 4 Carrots, 4 Cabbage, 4 Savoys, 2 Heads of Celery, 4 Leeks, 2 Red Cabbage, 4 Beetroot, 12 Sprouts, 6 Runner Beans, 4 Tomatoes, 6 Potatoes. 

To be exhibited on a staging not exceeding 1m. x 1m., to be provided by the 

GRAIN & SEED 

Sample 10 kilos of Grain (from not less than 2 tonnes) to be harvested by the exhibitor in the area. Bags will be provided on the ground. 

No sample will be accepted without a label clearly marking name of exhibitor and variety. 

THE DENNE HILL CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by R. F. LoderSymonds to the Exhibitor gaining most points in the Grain Tent. 

BARLEY 

CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by Messrs. Thompson and Son Ltd., Walmer Brewery, for the Best Sample of Malting Barley. 

CLASS 26 – Winter Barley. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. 

CLASS 27 – Spring Barley. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. 

CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by the Rt. Hon. The Viscount Hawarden, for the Best Sample of Feeding Barley. 

CLASS 28 – Feeding Barley. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. 

WHEAT CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by Messrs. Kingsford and Co. Ltd., Canterbury, for the best sample of Milling Wheat.

CLASS 29 – Milling Wheat. Groups 1 & 2 Milling Wheat. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. CLASS 30 – The William Harvey Cup. Groups 3 & 4 Feeding Wheat. Presented by John Harvey (Nonington) Ltd., for best sample of Feeding Wheat. Prize money presented by Grain Harvesters Ltd. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. CLASS 31. – Challenge Cup. Presented by Messrs. C. J. Hudson Ltd., Ramsgate, for 1 kilo Sample of Wheat with the Highest Protein Content. Samples to be sent to A. Kerr, Bramling Court, Wingham, before September 5th, 2011, with name and address of sender and variety of wheat. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. 

Only Competitors Exhibiting in Classes 29 or 30 allowed to enter this Class. Samples to be sent to A. Kerr, Bramling Court, Wingham, before September 5th, with name and address of sender and variety of wheat. 

OATS CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by Messrs. J. F. Holter and Sons, Canterbury, for the Best Sample of Oats.

CLASS 32 – Winter Oats. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5.

CLASS 33 – Spring Oats. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. 

BEANS – 10 kilos. Samples from not less than 2 Tonnes.

CLASS 34 – Beans. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. 

CLASS 35 – British Certified Perennial Rye Grass. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. 

CLOVER SEED – In a 0.5 kilo Screw Top Jar.

CLASS 36 – British Certified Wild White Clover. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. 

OIL SEED

CLASS 37 – Linseed 1 kilo. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5.

CLASS 38 – Oil Seed Rape 1 kilo, Spring. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5.

CLASS 39 – Oil Seed Rape 1 kilo, Winter. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. TANKARD – Presented by Street End Farms for the best sample of Oil Seed Rape. 

PEAS CLASS 40 – Peas 10.0 kilos (Class to be subdivided if necessary). Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. 

HAY OR FODDER 

CLASS 41 – Conventional Bale of Meadow Hay, 2012 Crop, not less than 15 kilos. Prizes given by Messrs. Reeves & Neylan. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5.

CLASS 42 – Conventional Bale of Fodder or Seed Hay, 2012 Crop, not less than 15 kilos. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. Prizes given by Messrs. Reeves & Neylan. 

CLASS 43 – Big Bale of Fodder or Seed Hay, 2012 Crop, not less than 20 kilos. Sample to be presented for judging. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5. 

FIELDS 

Only one Entry allowed (in each class) from each Farm. 

CHALLENGE CUP – Presented by the late F. S. Solley, Esq.

CLASS 44 – Field of Combining Peas, not less than 1 Hectare. To be harvested 2012. Prizes: 1st, Challenge Cup, £10; 2nd, £5.

CLASS 44A – To be harvested the following year (as above).

CLASS 45 – Field of Winter Beans, not less than 1 Hectare. To be harvested 2012. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5.

CLASS 45A – To be harvested the following year (as above).

CLASS 46 – Field of Spring Beans, not less than 1 Hectare. To be harvested 2012. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5.

CLASS 46A – To be harvested the following year (as above). 

CLASS 47 – Field of Winter Wheat, not less than 1 Hectare. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5.

CLASS 47A – To be harvested the following year (as above). 

CLASS 48 – Field of Rape harvested 2012. Dalgety Spillers Salver – awarded to the Best Field of Rape, not less than 4 Hectares. Prizes: 1st, £10; 2nd, £5.

CLASS 48A – Field of Rape to be harvested the following year, not less than 4 Hectares. 

This class to be judged at podding.

LONG SERVICE AWARDS 

CLASS 50 – Long Service Awards. Three Prizes of £25 each For any man or woman continuously employed with the same Family or on the same Farm for a minimum of 25 years. Previous recipients not eligible. Nominations will only be accepted from employers who are paid up members of the association. 

CLASS 51 – Long Service Awards. Three Prizes of £50 each For any man or woman continuously employed with the same Family or on the same Farm for over 40 years. Previous recipients of Class 50 are eligible. Nominations will only be accepted from employers who are paid up members of the association. 

* Semiretired included (20 hours a week). Previous recipients of Class 50 not eligible.  

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