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Greathouse Farm, Chenies
RICKMANSWORTH WD3 6EP
By kind permission of
West Herts Annual Dinner
Friday 12th October 2012
Ashley Green Village Hall
7.30pm for 8.00pm.
Tickets - £20.
Mr Paul Gent
2010 Reserve Champion
Mr Mark Clifford
Prizes presented by Judy Saunders, wife of our Vice President.
|Committee Meeting||Thursday, 4th March 2010|
|Committee Meeting||Tuesday, 14th September 2010|
|Ploughing Match 2010||Friday, 15th October 2010|
|Annual Dinner||Friday, 15th October 2010 at 8pm, at Ley Hill Village Hall|
|Judging Royston||Saturday, 23rd October 2010|
|County Ploughing Match 2010||Saturday, 30th October 2010|
|Committee Meeting||Tuesday, 15th March 2011|
|Judging Kimpton||Wednesday, 14th September 2011|
|Committee Meeting||Thursday, 15th September 2011|
Only Competitors, judges and stewards are allowed on the land. Spectators must keep to the headlands.
No assistance may be accepted, except for setting up sighting poles, but Youths may be advised from headlands.
All competitors must line up in the field by 9.00am to receive their instructions and draw for their places.
Work must not be started until a signal has been given by the Stewards. Ploughmen should complete their opening and wait for it be judged before completing their plot.
The time limit for ploughing is three hours after the openings have been judged. The final run can be completed if it has started. 5 points will be deducted if this time is exceeded.
Ploughing depth to be announced on the field. All land must be ploughed at full depth up to the headland.
If the adjacent ploughman has a bent opening a ploughman is allowed 2 runs to straighten without penalty.
On no account must any plough body be removed, or lifted out of its work.
Reversible ploughs must start with an opening split and a single furrow turned in the opposite direction.
For furrow width up to 25cm the mould board must be no more than 90cm; for a furrow width over 25cm any length of mould board.
After setting the ridge 2 furrow ploughs will gather 3 rounds and then throw out. Others will gather 2 rounds.
Rolling of opening furrows is not permitted.
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