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Ploughing
Ploughing site provided by kind permission of R&G Bett Ltd

Ploughing Commences at 9.30am and finishes by 14.00hrs

Any questions please contact Ploughing Steward Mr R Bett 07903 010773 or contact
info@thecollinghamshow.co.uk . If it is necessary to limit numbers, this will be done on a first come first served basis.

Prizes for Classes 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 are 1st - £20, 2nd £15, 3rd £10 and 4th £5.

Prize for Class 9 – 1st 30, 2nd £20, 3rd £10.

Special prizes for Young farmer members. 1st £15, 2nd £10, 3rd £5.

Closing Date for Entries is Monday 29th August 2022

Trophies

The J.L.Maltby Trophy will be awarded for the best work done in Class 2

The Gothic House Cup will be awarded to the competitor gaining the most points in the ploughing classes

The J.L.Maltby Ltd. Trophy will be awarded for the best ploughing using a Case tractor or International tractor in Classes 3,4,5 or 6.

The Nesbit Arnold Trophy will be awarded to the winner of the Vintage Tractor Ploughing for Novice Class 6

The Terry Clayton Cup will be awarded to the competitor 25 years old or under gaining the most points in the Ploughing Classes 3,4,5,6,7.

The Ken Clayton Cup will be awarded to the winner of Class 7, Ferguson TE20

The Laurence Baston Perpetual Memorial trophy will be awarded to the competitor gaining the most points in the Vintage Tractor Ploughing Classes 4,5,6.

The Ford New Holland award, kindly presented by Platts Harris for the best work done using a Ford Tractor.

The Fred Brampton Cup will be awarded for Horse Ploughing

The Pacey cup will be awarded to the winner of the Garden Tractor Class

The John Ward Cup will be awarded to the winner of the Vintage Tractor Ploughing, Class 4.

The Hugh Ford Memorial Cup will be awarded to the winner of the Vintage tractor Ploughing,  Class 5.

The Jack Wells Trophy will be awarded to the ‘Best finish on the day.’

The Anthony Stapley Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the winner of ‘Best kept vintage tractor and plough’ in Classes 3,4,5,6,7.

The Conrad Underwood Memorial Trophy

The Competition for 2022 will be for Vintage trailed. Points gained at the three ploughing matches

Collingham 17th September

Flintham 22nd September

Southwell 24th September

Points will be allocated to

1st place – 10 points

2nd place – 8 points

3rd place – 6 points

4th place – 4 points

5th place – 2 points

The winner will receive the trophy at the Newark Vintage Tractor and Heritage show 5th and 6th November 2022.

Classes

Class 1 - Horse ploughing 

To the person who shall plough a quarter of an acre of land not less than 5 inches deep in the best manner, in the

specific time with a single furrow plough of any description.

Please note: There is no entry fee for this Class but £100 appearance money will be paid for each team completing the

plot in the allocated time. 

£10 Entry Fee

Class 2 - ‘World style’ any tractor

Two or more furrows, semi digger or digger at a minimum depth of 8 inches. British National Rules.

Class 3 - Classic Ploughing

All models of tractor must have produced without a Q cab (Pre 1976). Any mounted plough in production

before December 1976. Plough bodies to be de-signed for plough at time of manufacture.

Class 4 Vintage Trailed Ploughing

In production before 31/12/59 tractor and trailed plough. Minimum depth 6 inches.

Class 5 Vintage mounted ploughing

Tractor and hydraulic mounted plough in production before 31/12/59. Minimum depth 6 inches.

Class 6 - Novice Classic, Vintage Trailed or Mounted, Ferguson

Novices (entrants who have never won first prize except in charity matches). Minimum depth 6 inches.

Class 7 - Ferguson TE20

Class for Ferguson TE20 tractors and Ferguson plough.

Class 8 - Garden Tractor

No Entry Fee

Class 9 - Best Kept Vintage and Classic or Ferguson Tractor and Plough to have

competed in Classes 3,4,5,6,7

Horse Ploughing Rules
  1. All ploughmen shall best plough a quarter of an acre of land not less than 5 inches deep with a pair of horses and one driver, within four and a half hours.

  2. Each ploughman will be allowed the use of two wads only, with assistance to set them and pick them up. Competitors may have the assistance of a leader until four top rounds are completed. No other assistance will be allowed during the match. They must be set to one ridge, show four top rounds and finish one furrow.  

  3. Ploughmen to be at the plough field by 9am to obtain plot numbers and start ploughing at 9.30am sharp, finish four top rounds by 11am, complete work by 2pm, or competitor will be disqualified.

  4. In the event of any dispute the matter will be referred to the Objections committee and their decision shall be  final. The objector shall deposit £5 with the Stewards which shall be forfeited to the funds in case the objection shall be held to be frivolous.

  5. Any adjustment made by, or at the suggestion of, any person other than the competitor during the course of the competition will result in immediate disqualification.

  6. No extension time allowed.

Open Tractor Ploughing Rules
  1. Ploughmen in all classes to be at the field by 9am to start ploughing at 9.30am. All ploughmen to be finished by 1.30pm.

  2. Ploughmen to plough as per catalogue number

  3. Each competitor will be allowed the use of three wads only with one assistant to set them and pick them up. No other assistance will be allowed during the match.

  4. All competitors to open ridge and plough 11 or 12 seams around the rig.

  5. Depth in classes 2 and 3 must be a minimum of 8 inches and in Classes 4,5,6,7 minimum of 6 inches. Failure to plough the specified depth will be penalised at 25 points per half inch below specified depth.

  6. No rolling of opening splits allowed.

  7. Headlands will be chipped out and competitors set in and take out this mark. Judges will be instructed to take special note.

  8.  In the event of any dispute the matter will be referred to the Objections committee and their decision shall be  final. The objector shall deposit £5 with the Stewards which shall be forfeited to the funds in case the objection shall be held to be frivolous.

  9. No attachments to plough allowed except in the Class specified.

  10. Any adjustments made by or at the suggestion of any persons other than the competitor will result in immediate disqualification.  

The Society, its Officers or Servants, shall not be responsible for any accident, damage or loss, however caused, that may occur to any exhibitor or his servant, or, to any animal, article, or property brought into the Showground, or, while entering or leaving or being carried into or out of the said Showground. Each exhibitor shall be solely responsible for any loss, injury or damage that may be done to or occasioned by, or arising from any animal, article, or property exhibited or brought onto the Showground by him, he shall indemnify and hold harmless the Society from and against actions, suits, expenses and claims on account of or in respect of any such damage or injury which may be caused or occasioned. It is therefore recommended that exhibitors insure against fire and such liabilities as the exhibitor May occur under the Show’s Regulations.