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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

The presentation of cups and prizes will take place at the ploughing site, approximately 2.30pm.

Chief steward: R Bett Stewards: G. Moses A.Sheldon

Ploughing Judges
G. Bartle G.Morley M.Osbourne I.Montgomerie
J. Plowright B.Vincent S.Forrester

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 ploughing classes 1-9 are 1st - £20, 2nd - £15, 3rd - £10 and 4th - £10
In classes with insufficient entries, 2nd , 3rd and 4th prizes maybe withheld.
Best finish of the day £20.
Prize for Best kept tractor – 1st £30, 2 d £20, 3 d £10.
Special prizes for Young Farmer members 1st £20 and 2nd £10.

Closing Date for Entries is Monday 28th August 2023

Trophies

THE FRED BRUMPTON CUP, Horse Ploughing Class 1.

THE J.L.MALTBY TROPHY, World Style Class 2. 

THE GORDON CHENNELLS TROPHY, Classic Conventional Class 3. 

THE TERRY CLAYTON MEMORIAL CUP, Classic Reversible Class 4. 

THE JOHN WARD CUP, Vintage Trailed Class 5.

THE HUGH FORD MEMORIAL CUP, Vintage Mounted Class 6.

THE NESBIT ARNOLD TROPHY, Novice Class 7.

THE KEN CLAYTON CUP, Ferguson TE20 Class 8. 

THE PACEY CUP, Garden Tractor Class 9.

THE JACK WELLS TROPHY, will be awarded to the ‘Best finish on the day.’

THE ANTHONY STAPLEY MEMORIAL TROPHY,  will be awarded to the ‘Best kept Vintage Tractor and Plough’ in classes 3,4, 5,6,7,8. 

THE GOTHIC HOUSE CUP, will be awarded to the competitor gaining the most points in the ploughing classes 

THE LAURENCE BASTON PERPETUAL MEMORIAL TROPHY, will be awarded to the competitor gaining the most points in the Vintage Tractor Ploughing Classes 5&6. 

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 FORD NEW HOLLAND AWARD, kindly presented by Platts Harris for the best work done using a Ford Tractor 

THE TERRY CLAYTON CUP, will be awarded to the competitor 25 years or under gaining the most points in the ploughing classes 3, 4, 5, 6 , 7.


The Conrad Underwood Memorial Trophy

The competition for 2023 will be for the Classic Conventional. Points gained at the three ploughing
matches 
Collingham 16th September 
Flintham 28th September 
Southwell 30th 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

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 Conventional

All models of tractor must have been 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.
Minimum depth 1
7cm.

Class 4 - Classic Reversible

All models of tractor must have been produced without a Q cab (pre 1976). Any reversible plough in production before December 1976. Plough bodies to be de-signed for plough at time of manufacture. Minimum depth 17cm.

Class 5 Vintage Trailed Ploughing

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

Class 6 Vintage mounted ploughing

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

Class 7 - Novice Classic, Vintage Trailed or Mounted, Ferguson

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

Class 8 - Ferguson TE20

Class for Ferguson TE20 tractors and Ferguson plough.

Class 9 - Garden Tractor

Best Kept Vintage and Classic or Ferguson Tractor and Plough to have competed in Classes 3,4,5,6,7,8

All competitors will be entered in this class

No Entry Fee

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.

Entry Form - ENTRIES CLOSED

Entry Form
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