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Devon County

Schedules available from:
Mrs Lisa Moore Tel 01392 353781
or online at www.devoncountyshow.co.uk/competitions-schedules/schedules/request-a-schedule
Or by post at the showground address.








Floral sculpture by
"Dartmoor" Dave Denford
!st prize Devon county 2008


Devon County Show
May 18th, 19th & 20th May 2017
Westpoint
Clyst St Mary
Exeter
EX5 1DJ
www.devoncountyshow.co.uk

Chief steward: Mr John Bellamy CWCB
Judge Mr David James FWCB



Established for over 50 years, the metalwork feature is a great attraction throughout the show for the 90,000 plus visitors.
Featuring Eight classes for competitions as well as other static display items.









Class1 Any article produced using traditional blacksmithing methods in the competitor's workshop with the exception of ancillary fittings or fastenings and with a selling price of under 250 (ex VAT). Marks will be deducted if other processes are used e.g. electric welding.

Class 2 Any article produced using traditional blacksmithing methods in the competitor's workshop with the exception of ancillary fittings or fastenings and with no limit of the selling price. Marks will be deducted if other processes are used e.g. electric welding

Class 3 Any article produced in the competitor's workshop of a modern or contemporary design and with no limit of selling price. Items in this class may use any process preferred by the competitor

Class 4 Any article produced in the competitor's workshop of a sculptural or feature design with no limit as to the selling price. Items in this class may use any process preferred by the competitor

Class 5 Any article produced in the competitor's workshop of a sculptural or feature design with no limit as to the selling price. Items in this class may use any process preferred by the competitor

Class 6 2 hour Live The Blacksmiths Choice
Any item or items made in the allotted time to the 'smiths choice, from their own materials.




Class 7 Crash'n Dash

Class 8 Sample item; To a sample, materials will be provided.

Class 9 Presidents Choice; Something for the Home


Late entries will be accepted up to show opening time, Live competition entries can be made during the show.
Classes 1-6 are eligible for consideration in the National Champion Blacksmith of the year award



Chief steward
John Bellamy




sculptural piece by
Andrew Hall of
Branscombe Forge


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