Southwell Ploughing Match & Show

2021 show to be held at

Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire

Saturday 25 September 2021

THE CONRAD UNDERWOOD MEMORIAL FOUR SHOWS TROPHY

Presented by the BRYDON family

The competition for 2021 will be for the Vintage Mounted Class 

Points will be gained at the three ploughing matches

Collingham Ploughing Match

September 18th Contact Mrs C. Watson: secretary@collinghamshow.com

Southwell Ploughing Match & Show,

September 25th Show Secretary: Emma Cross 07748 468585  Info@southwellploughingmatch.co.uk

Points will be allocated as follows:

1st ~ 10 points, 2nd ~ 8 points, 3rd ~ 6 points, 4th ~ 4 points, 5th ~ 2 points

The Winner will receive the Trophy at the 18th Newark Vintage Tractor and Heritage Show

13th & 14th November 2021

2020 Winner: not awarded


PLOUGHING 2021 CLASSES

CONVENTIONAL AND REVERSIBLE PLOUGHING

Entry Fee £10

For all Classes please follow Instructions given in the introductory pages.

1 Conventional Ploughing World Style
JUDGE: G. Allwood Esq
STEWARD: C. Taylor Esq.
Any Tractor – two or more furrows – Semi-digger or Digger.
Competitors completing their plots will be eligible for entry into Class 24.
Entry Fee: £10
Prize money: 1st, £50; 2nd £30; 3rd £20; 4th £10

2 Reversible Ploughing World Style
JUDGE: G. Allwood Esq
STEWARD: C. Taylor Esq.
Reversible ploughing with any Tractor and any make of Reversible Plough.
Competitors completing their plots will be eligible for entry into Class 24.
Entry Fee: £10
Prize money: 1st, £50; 2nd £30; 3rd £20; 4th £10

3a & 3b Reversible Ploughing
JUDGE:
STEWARD: T. Channing Esq.
Reversible Ploughing with any Tractor and any make of Reversible Plough as manufactured and not adapted, see the rules page.
Competitors completing their plots will be eligible for entry into Class 24.
NOTE – If sufficient entries the class will be split equally (3a & 3b) by the chief steward, based on results from the previous two years.
Entry Fee: £10
Prize money: 3a: 1st, £50; 2nd £30; 3rd £20
3b: 1st, £30; 2nd £20; 3rd £15

CLASSIC CLASS

For all Classes please follow Instructions given in introduction pages.

4 Conventional Classic Ploughing
(National Qualifier)

JUDGE:
STEWARD: A. Daybell Esq.
Ploughs to have been in production before 31st December 1976.
Competitors completing their plots will be eligible for entry into Class 20.
Entry Fee: £10
Prize money: 1st, £30; 2nd £20; 3rd £15; 4th £10

VINTAGE PLOUGHING

For all Classes please follow Instructions given in introduction pages.

5a & 5b Grey Ferguson Class
JUDGE:
STEWARD: R. Kirkham Esq.
Conventional ploughing for any Ferguson T.E. Tractor with matching Ferguson plough with two or more furrows. Ploughs to be as manufactured. A threaded or ratchet handle for front furrow width adjustment is allowed. Adjustable threaded top links are allowed; quick entry or slotted top links are not allowed. Competitors to make a double slit opening.
NOTE – If sufficient entries the class will be split equally (5a & 5b) by the chief steward, based on results from the previous two years.
Entry Fee: £10
Prize money: 5a: 1st, £30; 2nd £20; 3rd £15
5b: 1st, £30; 2nd £20; 3rd £15

6 Vintage Ploughing. Tractor & Trailer Ploughs produced before 31st Dec 59
(National Qualifier)

JUDGE:
STEWARD: M. Strawson Esq.
Novice prize to be awarded to the competitor gaining most points not having won a 1st, 2nd or 3rd prize for ploughing at any ploughing match. State if Novice on entry form. Competitors completing their plots will be eligible for entry into Class 21.
Entry Fee: £10
Prize money: 1st, £30; 2nd £20; 3rd £15; 4th £10

7 Vintage Ploughing. Tractor & Mounted Ploughs produced before 31st Dec 59.
(National Qualifier)
JUDGE:
STEWARD: R. Cross Esq. & J. Ashworth Esq.
Competitors completing their plots will be eligible for entry into Class 21.
Entry Fee: £10
Prize money: 1st, £30; 2nd £20; 3rd £15; 4th £10

8 Novice Vintage / Classic Ploughing.
Open to any Novice Ploughman using a Vintage or Classic Tractor, Mounted or Trailer Plough. All Tractors and Ploughs to have been in production before 31st Dec 1976
JUDGE:
STEWARD: D. Brown Esq.
Competitors not to have won a 1st prize at the time of entry. Competitors completing their plots will be eligible for entry into Class 22.
Entry Fee: £10
Prize money: 1st, £30; 2nd £20; 3rd £15; 4th £10

9 Intermediate Vintage / Classic Ploughing. Open to any Ploughman using a Vintage or Classic Tractor, Mounted or Trailer Plough. All Tractors and Ploughs to have been in production before 31st Dec 1976.
JUDGE:
STEWARD: J. Wilson Esq.
This class is intended for any competitor who has won a prize in a novice class but has not won a prize in an open class
Entry Fee: £10
Prize money: 1st, £30; 2nd £20; 3rd £15; 4th £10

10 Crawler Tractor Ploughing for Tractors over 25 years old
JUDGE:
STEWARD R. Cross Esq. & J. Ashworth Esq.
Vintage Ploughing Crawler Tractors over 25 years old. Competitors completing their plots will be eligible for entry into Class 21.
Entry Fee: £10
Prize money: 1st, £30; 2nd £20; 3rd £15; 4th £10

11 Classic Reversible Ploughing
(National Qualifier)

JUDGE:
STEWARD: N. Hughes Esq.
For the best work by any model of tractor prior to Q cab (approximately 1976) and any make of Semi digger reversible plough in production before 31st December 1976.
Minimum depth of furrow 17 cms (except opening and finish)
Entry Fee: £10
Prize money: 1st, £30; 2nd £20; 3rd £15; 4th £10

HORTICULTURAL TRACTOR PLOUGHING

12 Horticultural Tractor Ploughing 
JUDGE:
STEWARD:
Entry Fee: £10
Prize money: 1st, £30; 2nd £20; 3rd £15


SPECIAL AWARDS

No Entry Fee, if you are eligible for the class, it MUST be stated on the entry form when entering.

18 UNDER 21 YEARS OF AGE PLOUGHING
JUDGE:                              STEWARD: J. Allan Esq.
The Competitor Under 21 years of age, judged from Classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12 will be awarded ‘The Frank Bradwell Cup’ and £15.
19 YOUNG FARMERS CLUB MEMBERS PLOUGHING
JUDGE:                             STEWARD: J. Allan Esq.
Awarded to a YFC Member, judged from Classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12 will be awarded ‘The J Spencer Trophy’ and £15. Competitors may be asked to produce a valid young farmer’s membership card.

BEST KEPT TRACTORS Judging from 10am
ENTRY FEES No Entry Fee. The winner for classes 20 – 25 will receive £10

20 For the Best kept Classic Tractor to have competed in Class 4.
JUDGE:                             STEWARD: A. Daybell Esq.
21 For the Best kept Original Vintage Tractor to have competed in Class 6 & 7.
JUDGE:                             STEWARD: J. Ashworth Esq. & R. Cross Esq.
22 For the Best kept Original Vintage Tractor to have competed in Class 8 & 9.
JUDGE:                             STEWARD: R. Cross Esq. & J. Ashworth Esq.
23 For the Best kept Original Crawler Tractor to have competed in Class 10.
JUDGE:                             STEWARD: R. Cross Esq & J. Ashworth Esq.
24 For the Best Cared for Tractor and Plough. The age of the Tractor and the hours worked will be taken into consideration. Competitors to have competed in Classes 1, 2 & 3.
JUDGE: A Channing Esq. STEWARD: C. Taylor Esq.
The Winner awarded the ‘J.N. Bingham Trophy’
25 The Robert Thomas Farms Trophy to be presented to the best kept Ferguson in class 5
JUDGE:                             STEWARD: R. Kirkham Esq.