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Devon County

Schedules available from:
Mrs Lisa Moore Tel 01392 353781
Or by post at the showground address.

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

Devon County Show
May 19th, 20th & 21st May 2016
Clyst St Mary

Chief steward: John Bellamy
Judge Peter Parkinson 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.

Class 1 A traditionally made item made in the competitors workshop with a value less than 250 ex vat
Class 2 A traditionally made items made in the competitors workshop with no limit on selling price
Class 3 Any item produced in the competitors workshop of a contemporary design using any methods ( no limit on price)
Class 4 Any article produced in the competitors workshop of a sculptural or feature design, (no limit on price)
Class 5 Any article produced in the competitors workshop for use in Agriculture or Industry (no limit on price)

To be competed for during the show

Class 6 Live competition "A kinetic sculpture" to Blacksmiths own design in two hours.
Class 7 Live competition Crash 'n' Dash 30 minutes to make a saleable item
Class 8 Live competition make an item to a sample ( material supplied) in a time specified.

special static class "the Presidents choice"

Class 9 The Presidents choice, a wine bottle holder. Winning entry to be retained.Prizemoney 100.

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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