Royal Welsh Show, 21 – 24 July 2014

Royal Welsh Show 21 – 24 July 2014 next!

Here’s their schedule….

CLASS 7                                                                                                                             OPEN ARTIST BLACKSMITH COMPETITION

Any item of ironwork made by traditional methods only.

Entry Fee: £6.00 (inclusive of VAT)

1st £75; 2nd £50; 3rd £30; 4th £20. 1st – 4th Prize cards and rosettes will be awarded.

CLASS 8                                                                                                                          OPEN ARTISTIC MODERN AND FIGURINE COMPETITION

Any item of modern artistic work including figurine.

Entry Fee: £6.00 (inclusive of VAT)

1st £75; 2nd £50; 3rd £30; 4th £20. 1st – 4th Prize cards and rosettes will be awarded.

CLASS 9                                                                                                                             OPEN

Any finished article of wrought ironwork £100 and over in value.

Entry Fee: £6.00 (inclusive of VAT)

1st £75; 2nd £50; 3rd £30; 4th £20. 1st – 4th Prize cards and rosettes will be awarded.

CLASS 10                                                                                                                          OPEN

Any finished article of wrought ironwork not exceeding £100 in value.

Entry Fee: £6.00 (inclusive of VAT)

1st £75; 2nd £50; 3rd £30; 4th £20. 1st – 4th Prize cards and rosettes will be awarded.

CLASS 11                                                                                                             APPRENTICES OR TRAINEES ONLY

Any finished article of wrought ironwork made by an apprentice or trainee currently pursuing formal training.

Entry Fee: £3.00 (inclusive of VAT)

1st £40; 2nd 30; 3rd £20; 4th £15. 1st – 4th Prize cards and rosettes will be awarded.

Note: Apprentice or Trainee Competitors are eligible to enter items of work in the Open Classes, if they wish, but those items will not qualify to be judged in Class 11.

CLASS 12 – WELSH STUDENTS ONLY

Competition open to Welsh Students only, though they may be continuing their studies in Technical Institutions outside Wales. An article of ornamental ironwork made during the previous 12 months. Only 2 entries per person.

Entry Fee: £3.00 (inclusive of VAT)

1st £40; 2nd £30; 3rd £20; 4th £10. 1st – 4th Prize cards and rosettes will be awarded.

CLASS 13 LIVE FORGING (to commence at 10.00 am) – STUDENTS OR APPRENTICES

To produce a test piece

Blacksmith competition, Royal Welsh Show, Blacksmith, Hand forged, Ironwork, Forge, Wrought Ironwork, Hot Forged, Blacksmithing

Design kindly supplied by Chris Blythman – Herefordshire College of Technology.

Time allowed – 1 hour                         Materials supplied

Entry Fee: £3.00 (inclusive of VAT)

 

1st £40; 2nd £30; 3rd £25. 1st – 3rd Prize cards and rosettes will be awarded.

 

Exhibitors please note that a commentary will be given by Mr Perks, Steward for the Section during the above class

 

CLASS 14 LIVE FORGING (to commence at 1.30 pm) – OPEN FOR INDIVIDUAL BLACKSMITHS

Any article to be made. Competitors must bring their own materials which must be unworked.

Time allowed – 1 ½ hours.

Entry Fee: £6.00 (inclusive of VAT)

1st £55; 2nd £40; 3rd £25. 1st – 3rd Prize cards and rosettes will be awarded.

Exhibitors please note that a commentary will be given by Mr Perks, Steward for the Section during the above class.

 

FORGES, ANVILS AND FUEL WILL BE PROVIDED, BUT COMPETITORS MUST BRING ALL OTHER NECESSARY TOOLS.

To enter please contact the competition direct:

Mrs Rhian Davies

CAFC Cyf / RWAS Ltd.

Llanelwedd

Llanfair ym Muallt / Builth Wells

Powys LD2 3SY

rhian@rwas.co.uk

 

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