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Produce Competitions

Veggies to Jellies!

The produce tent displays a wide range of local talent with competiitions for vegetables, flowers, cakes, crafts, and much more. There's plenty to look at and plently of categories for anyone to enter.

Download the produce entry form here.

Details of produce entries (classes 1 - 116) to be in by Thursday prior to Show to: Mrs D. Collins, 82, Wern Gifford, Pandy, Nr Abergavenny, NP7 8RU Tel: 01873 892935 MOBILE: 07977 118227

Only 1 entry per class per person
All entries to be in produce tent by 10.30am, no entries accepted after this time
all exhibits to be left on display until 4.30pm
prizes and exhibits to be collected between 4.30pm and 6pm

2018 Produce Classes

Vegetables - open

50p per entry, Prizes: 1st - £2.00, 2nd - £1.50, 3rd - £1.00

1. Potatoes, White, 5
2. Potatoes, Coloured, 5
3. Onions, 3 of one variety
4. Parsnips, 3
5. Runner Beans, 6 Pods
6. Broad Beans, 6 Pods
7. Peas, 6 pods
8. French Beans, 6 Pods
9. Shallots, 6 Pickling Max 1 1/4”
10. Shallots, 6 Culinary Over 1 1/4”
11. Carrots, 3 Long or short variety
12. Courgettes, 2
13. Marrow, 1
14. Cabbage, 1
15. Beet Globe, 3
16. Continental Lettuce (2 of 1 variety)
17. Tomatoes, Standard size, 3
18. Tomatoes, Cherry type under 1 1/4”, 6
19. Cucumber
20. Garlic, 3 bulbs
21. Rhubarb, 3 sticks, trimmed

Perpetual Challenge Cup donated by the late Mrs C.C. Molyneux, for most points gained in Classes 1 - 21 .

Vegetables - local

50p per entry, Prizes: 1st - £2.00, 2nd - £1.50, 3rd - £1.00

22. Selection of 5 different Vegetables displayed in a space of 2’ x 2’
23. Onions 3 of one variety
24. Runner beans, 6 pods
25. Peas. 6 pods
26. Carrots, 3 long or short variety
27. Parsnips 3
28. Courgettes, 2
29. Beet globe, 3
30. Tomatoes, 3 standard size
31. Cucumber
32. 5 Potatoes, any variety or shape

Perpetual Challenge Cup for Class 22, in memory of Marian Jones
Perpetual Challenge Cup donated by Mrs Martin for most points gained in classes 22 - 32

Flowers - open

50p per entry, Prizes: 1st - £2.00, 2nd - £1.50, 3rd - £1.00

33. Bowl of pansies, 5 blooms
34. Sweet peas, 9 spikes, 3 distinct colours
35. Bowl of mixed roses
36. Dahlias, 5 blooms decorative
37. Dahlias, 5 blooms cacti
38. Dahlias 5 blooms, pom pom not to exceed 2” diameter
39. Cut flowers 1 vase not less than 3 varieties
40. Pot plant - foliage
41. Pot plant - flowering
42. Cactus or succulent in a pot
43. An exhibit of fresh plant material in a cup and saucer
44. A gent’s buttonhole
45. A single scented rose
46. Arrangement of 5 garden herbs (named) in a kitchen utensil
47. Table decoration using flowers and/or fruit, not to exceed 16 ins in any direction

Perpetual Challenge Cup kindly presented by the late Mrs J Collins for most points gained in classes 33 - 47

Baking - open

50p per entry, Prizes: 1st - £2.00, 2nd - £1.50, 3rd - £1.00

48. Novelty cake any size or shape
49. Boiled fruit cake, see recipe
50. Cherry cake, see recipe
51. Chocolate sponge, see recipe
52. Victoria sandwich, see recipe
53. Victoria sandwich (gluten free), see recipe
54. Men only, lemon drizzle cake, own recipe
55. Six shortbread biscuits
56. Treacle tart
57. Jam filled swiss roll
58. 6 welsh cakes
59. 4 cup cakes decorated
60. Apple tart (pastry top and bottom)
61. 2lb loaf of bread, white or brown. If enough entries class will be split
62. Savoury quiche
63. 6 cheese scones

Class 54 Cup donated by Diane Collins
Perpetual Challenge Cup kindly presented by the late Harold W Morgan for most points gained in classes 48 - 63

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Produce - open

50p per entry, Prizes: 1st - £2.00, 2nd - £1.50, 3rd - £1.00

64. Jar of jam, soft
65. Jar of jam, stone
66. Jar of jelly (any fruit)
67. Jar of marmalade
68. Jar of honey
69. Jar of lemon curd
70. Jar of chutney
71. Duck eggs, 3 on a saucer
70. Hen eggs, brown 3 on a saucer
73. Hen eggs, white, 3 on a saucer
74. Hen eggs, tinted, 3 on a saucer
75. Bottle home-made cordial
76. Bottle home-made fruit flavoured spirit

Perpetual Challenge Cup Mr Jack Price memorial, for most points gained in classes 64 - 76

Handicraft - open

50p per entry, Prizes: 1st - £2.00, 2nd - £1.50, 3rd - £1.00

77. Hand knitted article, any ply
78. Article made from a mixture of materials
79. Cross stitch article
80. Cushion, any medium
81. Item made of paperwork/origami
82. Calligraphic letter form & design (up to A3 size paper)
83. A model made from junk (not to exceed 15” in any direction)
84. Dreamcatcher
85. Item of craft not catered for in any other class
86. Article made of wood
87. Walking stick
88. Article made of metal may incorporate any other medium
89. An exhibit of art - painting
90. An exhibit of art - pencil
91. Photograph: “Rainbow”
92. Photograph “Humerous” with caption (bw/colour)
93. Photograph “Landscape” (bw/colour)

Perpetual Challenge Cup kindly presented by Mrs M. Powell for class 77
Perpetual Challenge Cup kindly presented by the late Mr S Powell for best exhibit in classes 86 - 88
Perpetual Challenge Cup kindly presented by Lt. Col. & Mrs J Landor for the most points in classes 77 - 93

Childrens Classes

FREE entry, Prizes: 1st - £2.00, 2nd - £1.50, 3rd - £1.00

4 years and under

94. Vegetable monster
95. Finger painting
96. 2 decorated gingerbread people

Perpetual Challenge Cup kindly presented by Mrs D Davies to the competitor gaining the most points in classes 94 - 96

5-7 years

97. Decorated welly
98. Rainbow collage, any medium
99. Animal face mask, any medium
100. Edible necklace
101. Vegetable Monster
102. 4 decorated cupcakes

Perpetual Challenge Cup kindly presented by Mrs D Collins to the competitor gaining the most points in classes 97 - 102

8-11 years

103. Wild flower arrangement in unusual container
104. Article made from a mixture of materials
105. A "selfie" photograph
106. Computer generated party invitation
107. Bug hotel (no bugs!) no larger than 25cm x 25cm x 25cm
108. 4 chocolate muffins

Raymond Baynton Memorial Cup presented to the competitor gaining most points in classes 103 - 108

12-16 years

94. One meter of bunting, any medium
95. Article made from recycled materials
96. Collage of "selfie" photographs
97. Victoria sponge (see recipe)

Perpetual Challenge Cup kindly presented by Caroline Downey to the competitor gaining the most points in Classes 94 - 97

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Fun for all ages

A. Funniest shaped vegetable
B. Heaviest marrow
C. Longest runner bean