Aims and Rules
The Society shall be known as the Warkworth Show,
and shall consist of Patron, President, Chairman, Honorary Vice-Presidents,
Secretary, Treasurer and Friends.There will be a Horticultural Committee and an Industrial Committee. Committee members shall be deemed to have
resigned if they fail to attend over a period of two years.
The objects of the Society shall be the promotion
and development of the skills which are identified by the classes published in
the Show Schedule, by holding shows, competitions, lectures and discussions.
Village members may purchase pre-paid tickets at a
concessionary price, with the option of a Schedule.
Entry forms must be sent with fees or emailed to
the appropriate Secretary not later than the Wednesday prior to Show Day.Fees for emailed entries must be paid
on Show day before exhibits are staged. Entries for Writing and Junior Writing
classes should be submitted not later than the Saturday prior to Show Day.
ONLY ONE ENTRY PER PERSON PER CLASS is allowed,
except where otherwise stated in the schedule. (MEA)
Any article previously entered in Warkworth Show
which has not won a prize may be re-entered for competition. No exhibit which has previously won a prize
can be entered again.
Each horticultural exhibitor shall, if required, on
the day of the Show sign a declaration that the specimens he/she claims to
exhibit for prizes have been in his/her possession for at least two months
prior to the Show. All work entered into
Industrial Classes must be entirely the work of the entrant.
All exhibitors must leave the marquee by 09.45 hours
to allow judging to commence.
Each exhibit must bear its class and exhibitor's number.
Where there are less than 3 entries in a class,
prizes will be awarded at the judges’ discretion.
The judges shall have the power to withhold any
prize for an exhibit not worthy of a place.
Vegetables should be fit for table use.
THE DECISION OF THE JUDGES IS FINAL.
Every care will be taken with exhibits, but the
Society will not be responsible for any loss or damage to exhibits.
To claim prize money, exhibitors must fill in the
claim form and hand it in at the appropriate Prize Claim Payout Point in the
marquee on Show Day between 15.15 and 16.30 hours.
Exhibits must not under any circumstances be
collected before 16.50 hours. Only holders of ‘Lifting Tickets’ may collect
Any complaints and protests must be made in writing
and lodged with the Secretary on Show Day, and must be accompanied by a deposit
of 25p. The deposit is to be returned if
the protest be affirmed.
In horticulture classes, exhibitors must provide
their own stands, vases, bowls, etc. (unless specified). Bottles and jars will be disqualified.
In craft classes: All entries in knitting must be
done by hand. Articles must not be washed or dry-cleaned. Soiled articles are
liable to disqualification.
In Cookery, all cakes may be cut in judging.