National Blacksmiths Competition


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New Forest



New Forest and hampshire County Show
Wrought ironwork Schedule

July 25th-27th 2017
The Showground, New Park, Brockenhurst, Hampshire SO42 7QH
To obtain entry forms:
Telephone: 01590 622400
or e.mail

www.newforestshow.co.uk

Judge,
To be confirmed





Class One: Set Piece
To be confirmed

Prizes: 1st 60 2nd 40 3rd 20

Class Two: Under 200 in value
Traditional or contemporary, Primarily of forged construction
(the work should be marked at that price or available for commission at that price)

Prizes: 1st 60 2nd 40 3rd 20

Class Three: Over 200 in value
Traditional or contemporary primarily of forged construction

Prizes: 1st 60 2nd 40 3rd 20

Class Four: Industrial
Competitors are required to submit an item of industrial or general metalwork
(eg Forged or fabricated component parts),Jigs, tools etc MMA, MIG, TIG etc
but priority given to forged items.

Prizes: 1st 60 2nd 40 3rd 20

Class Five: Artistic/Sculptural
Items of artistic metalwork.Any method of construction.

Prizes: 1st 60 2nd 40 3rd 20

Class Six: 90 Minute live forging
Competitors are required to make on the showground
an item featuring some reference to
to be confirmed
Please note:a clean up time of five minutes is permitted away from the fire.
a striker is permitted.

Prizes: 1st 60 2nd 40 3rd 20

Class seven: 20 minute live forging
Competitors are required to make on the showground a saleable item in 20 mins.

Prizes: 1st 20 2nd 15 3rd 10

Show Champion: cash prize Reserve Champion: cash prize

New Forest Grand Prix
For the overall winner on agregate points including live competitions

Prizes: 1st 60 2nd 40 3rd 20

Class Eight: Military "Artisan" Blacksmiths Competition
Two Hour "open class" (open to service personnel only)

Prizes: 1st 60 2nd 40 3rd 20

All live working should be finished by 4.00pm to allow time for judging

Entries must be on site Monday prior to the show


Reserve Champion piece 2008
by Dave Harman








Portfolio of ironwork by Gareth Erwin aged 15


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