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Show Schedule

THE NATIONAL POT LEEK SOCIETY

Any exhibitor wishing to enter these classes must be a fully paid up member of the national pot and leek society before the 1st June 2012. No entry form required.

CLASS 1: TWO POT LEEKS - 6" maximum length
1st Prize £500- The Championship Trophy and the N.P.L.S Silver Medal
2nd Prize £200 3rd Prize £100 4th Prize £50 5th Prize £25
6th to 11th Prize £20 12th to 40th Prize £10
41st to 60th Prize money to be determined

CLASS 2: TWO INTERMEDIATE LEEKS – Over 8” and up to 12”
1st Prize £100- The N.P.L.S Silver Medal 2nd Prize £50 3rd Prize £25
4th Prize £15 5th to 10th Prize money to be determined

CLASS 3: TWO BLANCH LEEKS- 14” Minimum length
1st Prize £100- The N.P.L.S Silver Medal 2nd Prize £50 3rd Prize £25
4th Prize £15 5th to 10th Prize money to be determined

CLASS 4: THE AFFILIATED SOCIETY CLASS (CONFINED TO MEMBERS OF AFFILIATED CLUBS) ONE POT LEEK, ONE INTERMEDIATE LEEK AND ONE BLANCH LEEK
All to regulation length. No backboards allowed but black cloth permitted.
1st Prize £75- The N.P.L.S Silver Medal 2nd Prize £50 3rd Prize £25
Other placings Prize money to be determined.

CLASS 5: NOVICE CLASS (CONFINED TO MEMBERS WHO HAVE NEVER WON A FIRST PLACE AT THE N.P.L.S SHOW) TWO POT LEEKS- 6” maximum length
1st Prize £20- The N.P.L.S Silver Medal 2nd Prize £20
3rd to 5th Prize £10

VEGETABLE SECTION


CLASS 6: A COLLECTION OF SIX KINDS OF VEGETABLES
- Two of each kind (except Peas, Beans, Tomatoes, Potatoes and Shallots which must be in a dish of six of each). Tap root vegetable tops trimmed to 76mm approximately. Space Allowed- 900mm Frontage x 1200mm Deep. To be staged flat.

1st Prize £120 2nd Prize £80 3rd Prize £50 4th Prize £25 5th Prize £10
Sponsored by LBS Horticultural Supplies

CLASS 7: MINI COLLECTION OF 5 KINDS OF VEGETABLES
Four of each kind from the following: Potatoes, Stump Carrots, Beetroot, Peas, Tomatoes or Onions (250g). Tap root vegetable tops trimmed to 76mm approximately. Space Allowed-600mm Frontage x 1200mm Deep. To be staged flat.

1st Prize £100 2nd Prize £75 3rd Prize £50 4th Prize £25 5th Prize £10
Sponsored by MIS Garden Supplies

CLASS 8: A COLLECTION OF FOUR KINDS OF VEGETABLES
One of each kind (except Peas, Beans, Tomatoes, Potatoes and Shallots which must be in a dish of six of each). Tap root vegetable tops trimmed to 76mm approximately. Space Allowed- 900mm Frontage x 1200mm Deep. To be staged flat.

1st Prize £50 2nd Prize £30 3rd Prize £20 4th Prize £15 5th Prize £10
Sponsored by Travena Seaweed Products

CLASS 9: THREE LARGE DRESSED EXHIBITION ONIONS
- Tied with natural Raffia. Staging allowed.

1st Prize £40 2nd Prize £30 3rd Prize £20 4th Prize £10 5th Prize £5
Sponsored by MIS Garden Supplies

CLASS 10: THREE DRESSED ONIONS
Over 1Kg- Under 1.5Kg. Tied with natural Raffia. Staging allowed.

1st Prize £40 2nd Prize £30 3rd Prize £20 4th Prize £10 5th Prize £5

CLASS 11: FIVE DRESSED ONIONS
Under 250g

1st Prize £40 2nd Prize £30 3rd Prize £20 4th Prize £10 5th Prize £5

CLASS 12: ONION CHAMPIONSHIPS - FIVE LARGE DRESSED EXHIBITION ONIONS
Tied with natural Raffia. Staging allowed.

1st Prize £200 2nd Prize £100 3rd Prize £50 4th Prize £25 5th Prize £10
Sponsored by DT Brown Seeds

CLASS 13: THREE LONG CARROTS
Tops trimmed to 76mm approximately.

1st Prize £40 2nd Prize £30 3rd Prize £20 4th Prize £10

CLASS 14: THREE STUMP ROOTED CARROTS
Tops trimmed to 76mm approximately.

1st Prize £40 2nd Prize £30 3rd Prize £20 4th Prize £10

CLASS 15: THREE LONG PARSNIPS
Tops trimmed to 76mm approximately.

1st Prize £40 2nd Prize £30 3rd Prize £20 4th Prize £10

CLASS 16: THE BRITISH POTATO CHAMPIONSHIPS
One dish of five coloured potatoes.

1st Prize £50 2nd Prize £40 3rd Prize £30 4th Prize £20 5th Prize £10
Sponsored by JBA Potatoes

CLASS 17: THE BRITISH POTATO CHAMPIONSHIPS
One dish of five white potatoes.

1st Prize £50 2nd Prize £40 3rd Prize £30 4th Prize £20 5th Prize £10
Sponsored by JBA Potatoes

CLASS 18: THE BRITISH POTATO CHAMPIONSHIPS
One dish of five straight coloured potatoes.

1st Prize £50 2nd Prize £40 3rd Prize £30 4th Prize £20 5th Prize £10 Sponsored by JBA Potatoes

CLASS 19: NINE TOMATOES
1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 20: TWO CELERY
Pink or white dressed.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 21: TWO CAULIEFLOWERS
With a minimum of 76mm stalk and leaves trimmed.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 22: BEETROOT
Globe, one dish of three. Tops trimmed to 76mm approximately.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10
Sponsored by Green Spirit Hydroponics

CLASS 23: ONE SUPER POT LEEK
Maximum 7” to button. Judged under NPLS rules

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10 Sponsored by Green Spirit Hydroponics

HEAVIEST VEGETABLE SECTION


CLASS 24: HEAVIEST ONION
1st Prize £50 2nd Prize £40 3rd Prize £30 4th Prize £20 5th Prize £10

CLASS 25: HEAVIEST LEEK
1st Prize £50 2nd Prize £40 3rd Prize £30 4th Prize £20 5th Prize £10

CLASS 26: HEAVIEST MARROW
1st Prize £50 2nd Prize £40 3rd Prize £30 4th Prize £20 5th Prize £10

CLASS 27: HEAVIEST CABBAGE
Shown with washed root.

1st Prize £50 2nd Prize £40 3rd Prize £30 4th Prize £20 5th Prize £10

CLASS 28: HEAVIEST TOMATO
1st Prize £50 2nd Prize £40 3rd Prize £30 4th Prize £20 5th Prize £10



CLASS 29: LONGEST CUCUMBER
1st Prize £50 2nd Prize £40 3rd Prize £30 4th Prize £20 5th Prize £10 Sponsored by Clive Bevan



FLORAL SECTION

Exhibitors to provide own vases if possible. Vases will be available on the day. A refundable £3 deposit per vase is required.

CLASS 30: ONE VASE OF GLADIOLI
Three stems.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 31: FIVE VASES OF DAHLIA
Three blooms per vase. Five different cultivars.

1st Prize £100 2nd Prize £60 3rd Prize £30 4th Prize £10 5th Prize £5

CLASS 32: ONE VASE OF LARGE/MEDIUM DAHLIAS
Five blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 33: ONE VASE OF GIANT DAHLIAS
Three blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 34: ONE VASE OF DECORATIVE DAHLIAS LARGE
Three blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 35: ONE VASE OF DECORATIVE DAHLIAS MEDIUM
Three blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 36: ONE VASE OF DECORATIVE DAHLIAS SMALL
Five blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 37: ONE VASE OF SMALL/MINIATURE BALL DAHLIAS
Five blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 38: ONE VASE OF CACTUS/SEMI-CACTUS DAHLIAS LARGE
Three blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 39: ONE VASE OF CACTUS/SEMI-CACTUS DAHLIAS MEDIUM
Three blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 40: ONE VASE OF CACTUS/SEMI-CACTUS DAHLIAS SMALL
Five blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 41: ONE VASE OF POM POM DAHLIAS
Five blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 42: FIVE VASES OF CHRYSANTHEMUMS
Three blooms per vase. Five different cultivars.

1st Prize £100 2nd Prize £60 3rd Prize £30 4th Prize £10

CLASS 43: ONE VASE OF LARGE INCURVE CHRYSANTHEMUMS
Three blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 44: ONE VASE OF MEDIUM INCURVE CHRYSANTHEMUMS
Three blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 45: ONE VASE OF LARGE INTERMEDIATE CHRYSANTHEMUMS
Three blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 46: ONE VASE OF MEDIUM INTERMEDIATE CHRYSANTHEMUMS
Three blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10
CLASS 47: ONE VASE OF LARGE REFLEX CHRYSANTHEMUMS
Three blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 48: ONE VASE OF MEDIUM REFLEX CHRYSANTHEMUMS
Three blooms per vase.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 49: ONE VASE OF EXHIBITION SPRAY CHRYSANTHEMUMS
Five blooms per vase. One distinct cultivar.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 50: ONE VASE OF FLOWERS FOR FRONTAL EFFECT
Decoration allowed.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 51: ONE VASE OF 3 P.F. CARNATIONS (self’s)
1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 52: ONE VASE OF 3 P.F. CARNATIONS (fancy)
1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 53: ONE VASE OF 7 P.F. CARNATIONS
Any variety or varieties.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

PRIMARY SCHOOLS’ SECTION


CLASS 54: A MINIATURE GARDEN
Design a garden in a seed tray.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 55: “GIANT” CABBAGE
Grown in the School garden.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

CLASS 56: A BASKET OF VEGETABLES
Grown in the School garden.

1st Prize £30 2nd Prize £20 3rd Prize £10

 

Show Venue

2013
THE SOUTH CAUSEY INN, BEAMISH BURN ROAD, STANLEY, COUNTY DURHAM, DH9 0LS 21st & 22nd September 2013
OPENING TIMES

Saturday 21th September 2013 10.00am to 08.00pm
Sunday 22th September 2013 10.00am to 1.30pm

Directions

FROM THE SOUTH:
Exit the A1(M) at Junction 63. Follow the A693 signposted ‘Stanley’ and Beamish Museum. At Beamish Museum roundabout continue forward up the hill. At the top of the hill turn right following signposts to Gateshead and the A6076. You will arrive at junction with a petrol station on your left. Turn right. South Causey is 300 yards along this road on your right.

FROM THE NORTH:
While travelling south on the A1 you will pass the metro centre on your left. Follow signs for Consett on the A692. You will pass through the village of Sunniside. At the second set of traffic lights (with the Potters Wheel Public House on the left) turn left. Follow this road for approximately three miles. South Causey is on your left (before you reach the 30MPH signs)

 

 

CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHIES

The following trophies will be presented at 1.00pm on Sunday 22nd September:
Winner of the Collection of Six Kinds of Vegetables

Winner of The Onion Championships

Best dish of potatoes from The British Potato Championships classes

Best Vase of Dahlias

Best Vase of Chrysanthemums

Winner of the School Basket of Vegetables

At the judge’s discretion, the best exhibit in the Heaviest Vegetable Section

 

Show Judges

THE NATIONAL POT LEEK SOCIETY:
JOHN CLARK
JOE KEELER
GEORGE KEMP
THE NORTH-EAST HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY:
LES MCGOUGH
MALCOLM SIMPSON
MEDWYN WILLIAMS – MBE FNVS

 

Enter Show

You can enter the show by downloading the form with the below link and returning it as described on the form.

 

 

Show Rules

i. All exhibitors who wish to exhibit in the National Pot Leek Society show must be fully paid up members of the society before 1st June 2013. Entries are free.

ii. In the North-East Horticultural Society Championships entries are restricted to one per household per class.

iii. Entry fees to the North-East Horticultural Championships are itemised on the entry form. Entry is free of charge for North East Horticultural Society members.

iv. Entry forms are to be forwarded to the show secretary on or before 13th September 2013. Entries may be accepted on the day of benching provided there is sufficient space available at the discretion of the show secretary and stewards.

v. Exhibitors will be able to access the venue between 1.00pm and 9.00pm on Friday 20th September 2013 in order to bench their entries. Once exhibitors have staged their entries they will not be moved other than by a show steward.

vi. The handling of exhibits, once judged, is strictly forbidden.

vii. All exhibits to be staged and judged in accordance with the guidelines set out by the National Pot Leek Society, the National Vegetable Society, the National Chrysanthemum Society and the National Dahlia Society apart from the Heaviest Vegetable Section, which will be judged under the Guinness Book of Records rules.

viii. All flower and vegetable varieties are to be named on the cards provided. .

ix. The base of each onion staged must not be more than 150mm above the table.

x. Only judges, show officials and stewards will be allowed in the show area during judging.

xi. No exhibit in any section will be lifted for any reason before 1.30pm on Sunday 22nd September 2013.

xii. The Judges’ decisions are final.

These rules are to be viewed in conjunction with the show schedule.

 

Show Acknowledgements

Sue and Phil Moiser (proprietors' of the South Causey Inn as hosts of the show and for being the main sponsor of the North-East Horticultural Society Championships); Clive Bevan, DT Brown Seeds, Green Spirit Hydroponics, JBA Potatoes, LBS Horticultural Supplies , MIS Garden Supplies and Travena Seaweed Products (for sponsoring a number of classes); and the Society’s ongoing partnership with Stanley Town Council.

 

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