Village Show Competition Categories 2024Competitions Categories

Only open to all Residents in the Church Parishes of Ipplepen and Torbryan

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Section A: Parishioners’ Classes

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Open to all Residents in the Church Parishes of Ipplepen and Torbryan
Prizes: 1st £2, 2nd £1, 3rd 50p

Vegetables

All Potatoes and Tomatoes to be shown on white plates.

Cat No. Description
A1 One vegetable marrow, not more than 15” (38cm) long.
A2 One cabbage.
A3 One lettuce.
A4 Three carrots, 4” (10cm) tops.
A5 Three beetroot, 4” (10cm) tops.
A6 Three kinds of herbs, 3 of each kind.
A7 Three onions.
A8 Four potatoes, other than white.
A9 Four potatoes, white.
A1 Two courgettes, 4” to 6” (10cm to 15cm) long.
A11 Six pods of broad beans.
A12 Six dwarf French beans.
A13 Six runner beans.
A14 Six pods of peas.
A15 Six shallots.
A16 Tomatoes, single truss, as grown, not necessarily ripened.
A17 Any other vegetable, three of one kind.
A18 Basket or tray of vegetables: any number, maximum 20” x 20” (51cm x 51cm) - cup to be awarded.

Fruit

Cat No. Description
A19 Three apples - to be shown on a white plate.
A20 Three sticks rhubarb.
A21 Six bunches of redcurrants - to be shown on a white plate.
A22 Six blackcurrants - to be shown on a white plate.
A23 Six gooseberries - to be shown on a white plate.
A24 Six raspberries - to be shown on a white plate with stems.

Flowers

Flower pots to be not more than 8” (20cm) in diameter.
The Dave Hatten Memorial Cup will be awarded for the most outstanding bloom.

Cat No. Description
A25 Pot plant, flowering - not orchid.
A26 Fern, grown in pot.
A27 One specimen spike gladiolus.
A28 One specimen dahlia - 2 flowers.
A29 Vase of three hydrangeas.
A30 Standard or half-standard fuchsia.
A31 Bush fuchsia.
A32 Geranium grown in pot
A33 One orchid.
A34 Three sprays, ramblers, floribunda or polyantha roses.
A35 Pot plant, foliage.
A36 Vase of six annuals or perennials.
A37 Vase of sweet peas, nine spikes, mixed.
A38 Six pansies, any variety, to be shown on a board.
A39 Four rose blooms.
A40 One rose bloom.
A41 Vase or bowl of garden flowers, grown by exhibitor. Number of varieties to count
See page 49 for details of A42 - A43A
A42 Competition for Best Garden in the Village. Taken into consideration along with overall appearance will be whether it is wildlife friendly and sustainability.Society Trophy.
A43 Competition for Best Established Village Allotment. Parish Council Cup to be awarded.
A43A New Allotment - taken on in last 3 years.
(Note: no entries are required, all allotments will be judged.)

Floral Art

Artificial flowers are not acceptable. Please state rough size of arrangement to allow sufficient room for all entries on the table.

Cat No. Description
A44 "Pretty in Pink"
A45 “A Lady’s Corsage”.
A46 “Into the Woods” – An arrangement to include wood or bark, can contain flowers and foliage. Any size.
A47 “Itsy bitsy” - A petite arrangement. Overall size not to exceed 10cm x 10cm
A48 “The Shoreline” – An arrangement any size.
A49 “Where did you get that Hat” - An arrangement of flowers on a hat, any size.
A50 "Time for a Cuppa” – An arrangement in a cup and saucer. Overall size not to exceed 20cm x 20cm.
A51 “Story Time” – An arrangement to compliment your favourite book. Book can be placed alongside arrangement or be incorporated within the arrangement.

Domestic

All baking entries are to be shown on white plates and covered in clingfilm.
All preserves to have wax discs & cellophane caps.

Cat No. Description
A52 Jar of apricot jam (Prizes given by Mrs H Luscombe, Ipplepen).
A53 Jar of gooseberry jam.
A54 Victoria sandwich, jam filled. (Recipe: 6oz (175g) margarine, 3 eggs, 6oz (175g) caster sugar, 6oz (175g) self raising flour, 7”(18cm) tin).
A55 Four butterfly cakes.
A56 Four jam tarts.
A57 Four plain scones - 2½in (6cm) plain cutter.
A58 Handmade white plaited loaf.
A59 Loaf of brown bread, made in a bread machine.
A60 Four bread rolls.
A61 Four decorated cup-cakes. Judged on decoration only.
A62 Two scotch eggs.

Section B: All-Comers’ Classess

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Open to All-Comers
Other Prizes: 1st £2, 2nd £1, 3rd 50p.

Vegetables

Other Prizes: 1st £2, 2nd £1, 3rd 50p .

Cat No. Description
B100 One vegetable Marrow, not more than 15” (38cm) long.
B101 One cabbage.
B102 One cucumber.
B103 One truss of tomatoes.
B104 Five stems of parsley.
B105 Collection of three kinds of herbs, three of each kind.
B106 Three courgettes, 4” to 7” (10cm to 18cm) long.
B107 Three carrots, 4” (10cm) tops.
B108 Three onions.
B109 Three beetroot, 4” (10cm) tops.
B110 Two leeks.
B111 Five potatoes, other than white.
B112 Five potatoes, white.
B113 Collection of potatoes, three varieties, three of each kind.
B114 Four potatoes, four varieties on one plate, variety to be named.
B115 Six pods of peas. Prizes donated by Mr K Bennett.
B116 Six pods of broad beans. Prizes donated by Mr K Bennett.
B117 Six runner beans.
B118 Six dwarf French beans.
B119 Nine shallots.
B120 Four tomatoes.
B121 Any other vegetable, two of one kind.
B122 Collection of four kinds of vegetables, numbers as in class, maximum 42” by 24” (107cm by 61cm). Cup awarded to winner.

Fruit

Cat No. Description
B123 Nine blackcurrants - to be shown on a white plate.
B124 Nine raspberries, with stems - to be shown on a white plate.
B125 Three sticks of rhubarb.
B126 Collection of soft fruit, three kinds, nine of each - to be shown on a white plate.
B127 Any other fruit - to be shown on a white plate.

Flowers

The Margaret Kemp Memorial Cup will be awarded to the winner of B146.
Flower pots to be not more than 8” (20cm) in diameter.
Hanging baskets will be displayed outside the marquee.

Cat No. Description
B128 Vase of six sweet peas.
B129 Vase of 12 sweet peas.
B130 One begonia, grown in pot.
B131 Sunflower, without stalk.
B132 Vase of two spikes of gladioli.
B133 Vase of two spikes of gladioli, small flowered.
B134 Vase of decorative shrubs, three varieties, no fewer than two of each.
B135 Vase of six annuals or perennials.
B136 Vase of three sprays of any ramblers, floribunda or polyantha roses.
B137 A gentleman’s buttonhole.
B138 Vase of four rose blooms.
B139 One rose bloom.
B140 Vase of three dahlias.
B141 Vase of three hydrangeas.
B142 Vase of three antirrhinums.
B143 Standard or half-standard fuchsia.
B144 Pot plant, foliage.
B145 Unusual pot plant.
B146 Bush fuchsia (Margaret Kemp Memorial Cup).
B147 Six pansies, any variety, to be shown on a board.
B148 Geranium, grown in a pot.
B149 Cactus or succulent plant.
B150 Three pot plants, all different.
B151 Hanging basket for all round effect, flowers or foliage, any variety.
B152 Hanging basket for all round effect, flowers or foliage, one medium.

Floral Art

Artificial flowers are not acceptable. Sizes to be overall (to include container).

Cat No. Description
B153 “Petite arrangement” - Overall size not to exceed 10cm x 10cm.
B154 “Eternal Flame” – An arrangement to include UNLIT candles, any size.
B155 “Wood, Bark and Leaves” – An arrangement of foliage ONLY, any size.
B156 “Olympic Dreams” – An arrangement to celebrate the 2024 Olympics in Paris, any size.

Domestic

All baking entries are to be shown on white plates and covered in clingfilm.
All preserves are to have a wax discs & cellophane caps.

Cat No. Description
B158 Jar of chutney.
B159 Jar of strawberry jam.
B160 Jar of marmalade.
B161 Jar of raspberry jam.
B162 Jar of honey.
B163 Jar of lemon curd.
B164 Millionaires shortbread.
B165 Four fruit scones - 2½in (6cm) fluted cutter.
B166 Six cheese straws.

Domestic

Cat No. Description
B167 Quiche with a filling of cook's choice.
B168 Four sausage rolls.
B169 Four chocolate chip muffins.
B170 Coffee and walnut cake.
B171 One round of shortbread.
B172 Jam filled Swiss roll.
B173 Fruit cake. Recipe: 4oz (110g) butter or margarine, pinch of salt, 4oz (110g) caster sugar, 8oz (225g) self raising flour, 8oz (225g) mixed fruit, 2oz (50g) cherries (chopped), two eggs, a little milk, creaming method, 7” (18cm) round tin.
B174 Apple pie
B175 One Cornish pasty 18cm.
B176 Lemon drizzle cake. Own recipe.
B177 WI Class for Pat Tozer Cup - Decorated 8" (20 cm) cake.
B178 Three domestic chicken eggs.
B179 Three domestic bantam eggs.
B180 Three domestic pullet eggs.

Homemade Wine, Beer, Liqueurs & Cordial.

Homemade Wine, Beer, Cider, Liqueurs & Cordial Wine (B181 to B183): Must be exhibited in clear, unbranded glass bottles of approx. 75cl capacity with rounded, not sloping shoulders. Wine bottles should be filled so that the air space between the bottom of the cork and the surface of the wine to be 1⁄2 inch (12mm). Corks - only corks with flanged stoppers with white plastic tops to be used. Beer (B184) and Cider (B185): Must be exhibited in brown glass bottles of 500 – 570cl capacity, without distinguishing or commercial marks on the glass. Bottles must be capped using gold coloured metallic crown caps or screw tops, and filled to leave an air space of 1 inch. Safety interests dictate an air space of less than 1⁄2 inch is acceptable and competitors should ensure that the pressure in the bottles is not excessive. Sediment will be allowed, but beers and ciders must not be artificially carbonated. Liqueur (B186): Must be exhibited in clear, unbranded glass bottles of 50cl capacity, with round shoulders. Bottles should be filled to allow 1 inch between the cork and the top of the fluid. No sediment allowed. Cordial (B187) - Must be exhibited in clear, unbranded glass bottle of approximately 75cl.

Cat No. Description
B181 White wine.
B182 Rosé wine.
B183 Red wine.
B184 Beer.
B185 Cider.
B186 Liqueur.
B187 Elderflower Cordial.

Section C: All-Comers’ Classes

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Open to All-Comers. Entrant’s name must not appear on exhibits.
Prizes: 1st £2, 2nd £1, 3rd 50p.

Handicraft - All Comers

(Enquiries to Handicraft Secretary 01803 814224) The Janet Mason Handicraft Cup will be awarded to the winner of C216.
Note: All handicrafts to have been completed within the last twelve months

Cat No. Description
C201 Decorated Pebble.
C202 Decorated Flower Pot.
C203 Handmade bag.
C204 Knitted or Crocheted Toy Animal.
C205 Handmade Toy or Novelty for an Adult.
C206 Cross Stitch or Embroidery Item.
C207 Scarf of any medium.
C208 Cushion Cover – any medium.
C209 Crochet item.
C210 Patchwork/quilted entry, state size on entry form.
C211 Any Macrame item.
C212 An item that has been Recycled.
C213 Knitted Baby Jacket or Jumper.
C214 Handmade Knitted item.
C215 Papercrafts – Quilling, Paperfolding, Parchment or Paper Cutting.
C216 Handmade Greeting Card.
C217 Handmade 3D Birthday Card.
C218 Any item of handicraft not mentioned above maximum size 12” x 12” (30 cm x 30 cm)

Handicraft - Children 16 & Under

Age must be stated on each entry

Cat No. Description
C219 Item of Handicraft any medium – Under 10 years.
C220A Item of Handicraft, any medium - 10–16 years.
C220B Decorated Birthday card, any medium, not commercial kit.
C221 Collage of an Animal.

Art - All Comers

Amateur entries only. Classes by medium. Please specify size on entry form.

Cat No. Description
C222 Watercolour.
C223 Oil/acrylic.
C224 Pastel.
C225 Pencil sketch.
C226 Wax Art.
C227 Freestyle (any medium).
C228 Sculpture or carving (any medium).
C229 Collage.
C230 Calligraphy.
C231 Graphic Art Comic - as in the style of Manga, Pop Art, Banksy type graffiti or, graphic novel page.

Art - Children 16 & Under

Age must be stated on each entry.

Cat No. Description
C232 Freestyle, any medium - under 10 years.
C233 Freestyle, any medium - 10 to 16 years.

Photography - All Comers

A Photography Cup will be awarded by the judges for the best photograph in the Show.
Entries should comply with the following:
1) Taken on film or digital camera by the entrant and must not infringe any copyright.
2) Presented as prints on photo-quality paper.
3) Up to a maximum of A4 size (30cm x 21cm).
4) Unmounted and unframed but can include an unprinted (white) margin up to 1/2 inch (12.5mm).
5) Entries can have been taken at any time but must not have been previously entered at the Ipplepen Show.
6) Entrant’s name and category number to be written on the reverse of each photograph.

All Comers. Max A4, using photo quality paper.

Cat No. Description
C234 Wonderful Wintertime – A photograph which shows the beauty of the winter season.
C235 The Promise of Spring - A photograph which depicts the waking of the natural world.
C236 The World in Miniature - A photograph showing the microscopic world such as an insect.
C237 Engineering – A photograph which shows machinery or a building.
C238 Community, a photograph which shows the strength of our community.

Photography - Children 16 & Under

Details as for C234 to C238

Cat No. Description
C239 A Winter Memory - A photograph from the Christmas or winter season.
C240 Look what I made – A photograph showing something which you have made.
C241 My Pet – A photograph of your pet.
C242 The Natural World – A photograph of a wild plant or animal.
C243 What an adventure - A photograph showing a day-trip or holiday.

Woodwork - All Comers

Items may include non-wooden fixtures. Please specify the size on the application form.
Don Hearder Cup - Awarded by the judges for the Best woodwork exhibit in the Show £25 Axminster Voucher for judges choice, kindly sponsored by Tom Hooker Bespoke Furniture & Joinery.

Cat No. Description
C248 Woodwork (any wooden item not exclusively worked on a lathe)
C249 Woodturning (any turned wooden item).

Section D: Children’s Classes

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Classes D300-D330 are for children resident in the Church Parishes of Ipplepen and Torbryan or attending Ipplepen Primary School (or former pupils). Entrant’s name must not appear on the exhibit.
Prize for best in section donated by Judy Dewhirst.
Boy (in memory of Dennis Barton) - 1st: £5, 2nd: £3, 3rd: £2.
Girl (in memory of Joan Turner) - 1st: £5, 2nd: £3, 3rd: £2.
Other Prizes: 1st £2, 2nd £1, 3rd 50p. Highly Commended 30p.

Children - Age must be stated on each entry. Children’s flowers are to be arranged in the tent on the morning of the Show, between 8.00am and 10.00am under the supervision of a steward.

Children's Classes

Classes D300-D330 are for children resident in the Church Parishes of Ipplepen and Torbryan or attending Ipplepen Primary School (or former pupils). Entrant’s name must not appear on the exhibit. Prizes: 1st £2, 2nd £1, 3rd 50p. Highly Commended 30p. Boy - £5 for best overall entry for a boy in memory of Dennis Barton kindly donated by Judy Dewhurst Girl - £5 for best overall entry for a girl in memory of Joan Turner kindly donated by Judy Dewhurst. 3 to 4 years

Cat No. Description
D300 Painting of flowers, any medium, maximum 14” x 18” (35cm x 45cm).
D301 A Butterfly made from Clay/ Plasticine/play-doh.
D302 Collage of a face/head (using a paper plate).
D303 Colour a poster. Set poster (Copies available from Saplings/Primary School).
D304 Make and decorate a party hat.
D305 Two decorated rich tea biscuits using edible decorations.

5 to 6 years

Cat No. Description
D306 Picture produced by printing (leaves, vegetable, bark, etc.), maximum 14” x 18” (35cm x 45cm).
D307 Garden flowers arranged in a tumbler.
D308 Animal created from vegetables and/or fruit.
D309 A flower made from plasticine or play-doh.
D310 A model of an Olympic medal (any medium).
D311 Make and decorate a party hat.

7 to 8 years

Cat No. Description
D313 Design a cover for your favourite book, maximum A4, folded.
D314 Flowers arranged in a tumbler.
D315 Animal created from vegetables and/or fruit.
D316 A printed nature scene using a variety of objects (A4 size).
D317 An object you may see in the garden. Created from junk (size no bigger than A4 base).
D318 Vase of 6 handmade paper flowers.
D319 A decorated peg doll. Collect your peg from school.

9 to 11 years

Cat No. Description
D320 A piece of handmade jewellery.
D321 Flowers arranged in an unusual container, maximum A5 base.
D322 Handwriting. Set piece on plain paper. (Copies and guideline available from the Primary School).
D323 Design a cover for your favourite book, maximum A4, folded.
D324 Decorated plant pot.
D325 Animal created out of fruit and/or vegetables.
D326 Two different handmade flowers, any medium.

12 to 16 years

Cat No. Description
D327 Decorated keepsake box with a woodland theme.
D328 Flowers arranged in an unusual container, maximum A5 base.
D329 Design a birthday card (computer generated).
D330 Flower arrangement in a cup and saucer.
D331 A piece of handmade jewellery.

Open to All-Comers

Children 16 & Under

Cat No. Description
D332 Victoria Sandwich, Jam filled, shown on a white plate. Recipe: 6oz (175g) margarine, 3 eggs, 6oz (175g) caster sugar, 6oz (175g) self-raising flour, 7”(18cm) tin.
D333 Make and decorate a gingerbread person. Any recipe. Prizes: £5, £3 and £2 donated by the Women’s Institute.
D334 Flowers and foliage in a vase, arranged in the tent. Space 18” x 18” (45cm x 45cm), to include container.
D335 Miniature garden on a dinner plate.
D336 Model of the Olympic torch, any medium.
D337 A piece of computer-generated art printed on A4 paper and mounted (own work).
D339 Longest dandelion root.
D340 A decorated egg.
D341 A homemade sock puppet of an “Alien Monster”.
D342 A pressed flower picture.
D343 The tallest sunflower grown in a pot.
D344 Picture, drawing or painting 'Celebrating the Olympics'.
D345 Woodwork - any item predominantly made from wood.

Section N: Novices

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Open to All-Comers not having previously won First Prize in the Class
Prizes: 1st £2, 2nd £1, 3rd 50p

Novices

Open to All-Comers not having previously won First Prize in the Class.
Prizes: 1st £2, 2nd £1, 3rd 50p. Vegetables

Cat No. Description
N400 Six pods of broad beans.
N401 Three potatoes, any colour or shape - to be shown on a white plate.
N402 Three beetroot, 4” (10cm) tops.
N403 Three onions, with tops and roots.
N404 Single truss of tomatoes - to be shown on a white plate.
N405 Collection of four vegetables, one of each kind.
N406 Three stems of parsley in a jam jar.

Fruit

Cat No. Description
N407 Six raspberries - to be shown on a white plate.
N408 Seven blackcurrants - to be shown on a white plate.
N409 Three of any other fruit - to be shown on a white plate.
N410 Three sticks of rhubarb.

Flowers

Cat No. Description
N411 One pot plant, pot less than 8” (20cm) in diameter.
N412 Vase of flowers, not more than six stems, two or more kinds.
N413 Vase of sweet peas, six spikes.
N414 One rose bloom.

Domestic

All baking entries are to be shown on white plates and covered in clingfilm.
All preserves to have wax discs & cellophane caps.

Cat No. Description
N415 Jar of honey.
N416 Four plain scones - 2½in (6cm) plain cutter.
N417 Four butterfly cakes.
N418 Six cheese straws.
N419 Four plain flapjacks.
N420 Victoria sandwich, jam filled (Recipe: 6oz (175g) margarine, 3 eggs, 6oz (175g) caster sugar, 6oz (175g) self raising flour, 7”(18cm) tin).

Section S: Special Competitions

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Best Village Garden (A42)

To be judged week beginning 15th July 2024.
Society Trophy awarded to the winner.
Prizes of £6 for 1st, £5 for 2nd and £4 for 3rd .

Best Village Allotment (A43 & A43A)

To be judged week beginning 15th July 2024.
Ipplepen Parish Council Cup awarded to the winner.
Prizes of £4 for 1st, £3.50 for 2nd and £2.50 for 3rd .

Best Presentation of Stall / Attraction by a Village Society

Judging to take place from 1.30pm onwards.
Fermoy’s Trophy to be awarded to winners.

Classic & Vintage Vehicles

Entries to David Careswell, 6 Barn Park Close, Ipplepen Tel: 01803 813566

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