Autumn Show 2019

Saturday 14th September 2019 at 2.30 in Groombridge Village Hall

Entries close 8pm on Thursday 12th September.

Staging from 9am to 12.00pm

Judging from 12.15pm to 1.30pm

Prize Giving at 4pm

Show secretary is Gwyneth Davies, to contact phone 01892862430 or email groombridgehorticulturalsociet@gmail.com

Assistance available from any committee member.

Special Awards

The Banksian Medal will be awarded to the winner of the highest aggregate total points in the horticultural classes 1-39 inclusive. Any competitor who has won this medal in the last 2 years is not eligible for the year 2019.

The Earnest Allcorn Memorial Salver will be awarded for the best exhibit in class 1

The Burrswood Cup will be awarded for the best exhibit in class 2

The Wally Fairhurst Cup will be awarded for the best exhibit in class 13

The Crofts Cup will be awarded for the best Dahlia exhibit

The Midmore Cup will be awarded to the competitor with the highest aggregate points total in the classes 40-49 inclusive.

The Jackie Childs Cup will be awarded to the winner of class 21

Annual Awards

The Autumn Show marks the end of the Society's Show Year and the following awards will be given for the best performers over the whole year, provided that the winner has won a prize in more than one of the shows.

The Gardener of the Year will be awarded with the Royal Horticultural Bronze Medal for the highest aggregate points total in the Horticultural Classes over all the 3 shows during the year.

The Jubilee Cup will be awarded to the exhibitor with the highest aggregate points total in the Flower Arrangement Classes over all 3 shows during the year.

The Cookery Cup will be awarded to the exhibitor with the highest aggregate points total in the Cookery Classes over all the 3 shows during the year.

The Junior Competitor of the Year will be awarded with The Children's Cup for the highest aggregate points in the Junior Classes over all 3 shows during the year.

In each junior class there is a prize of £3 for first, £2 for second and £1 for third.

The Schedule is available here Autumn Show Schedule 2019