The Dorset County Show Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd September

 

The Dorset County Show is a two day competition on 2nd & 3rd September and is held at the Cokers Frome Showground just north of Dorchester.

This years schedule is`:

Class 1: An item of Ironwork for indoor use

Class 2: An item of Ironwork for outdoor use

Class 3: An item of Ironwork of a contemporary nature.

Class 4: Live Forging – To make on the Showground in 30 minutes a saleable item competitors to supply their own material.

Class 5: Live Forging – To make on the showground in 60 minutes “an item of door furniture” competitors to supply their own material.

For more detail you can download the full schedule using this link Dorset County Blacksmith Competition Schedule 2017

And to download an Entry Form use this link Dorset County Blacksmith Competition Entry Form 2017

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Dorset Show 5th & 6th September 2015 schedule

Here is Dorset Show schedule for 2015, the show is held at Cokers Frome showground just north of Dorchester on 5th & 6th September.

Static competitions

Class 1: Any item produced using mainly traditional methods for indoor use
Class 2: Any item produced using mainly traditional methods for outdoor use
Class 3: Any Item of an artistic nature using any method of construction, with no limit on selling price


Live competitions

Class 4: Any saleable item produced on the showground in 30 minutes no striker allowed
Class 5: Competitors are required to make in 60 minutes, on the showground
“A Candle Snuffer” any size any design competitor to supply material. Points given for inventiveness and function.

Special prizes will be awarded for student entries at the judges discretion.

Competitors to supply their own material and tools. Forge anvil coal and vice will be provided.
No striker allowed.


Judges for 2015:

Ms Melissa Cole FWCB (static)
Mr Simon Grant-Jones AWCB, LWCB (Live)

Last NBCC show of 2014

Not quite the end of the show season yet…..

The Dorset County Show is happening this weekend at Cokers Frome Showground just outside Dorchester.

For more details check out the recent Dorset County Show post

Dorset County Show Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September 2014

The Dorset County Show Blacksmith competitions are held on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September at Cokers Frome showground just north east of Dorchester, Dorset. Just got the final draft for the main Live Competition. Last show of the year and there’s still time to enter so good luck if you fancy having a go.

Schedule for 2014

Static competitions

Class 1: Any item produced using mainly traditional methods for indoor use – Prize money 1st £30, 2nd £20, 3rd £10
Class 2: Any item produced using mainly traditional methods for outdoor use – Prize money 1st £30, 2nd £20, 3rd £10
Class 3: Any Item of an artistic nature using any method of construction, with no limit on selling price – Prize money 1st £30, 2nd £20, 3rd £10


Live competitions

Class 4: Any saleable item produced on the showground in 30 minutes no striker allowed – Prize money 1st £25, 2nd £15, 3rd £10
Class 5: Competitors are required to make ‘a left handed corkscrew’ any design, any size, on the showground in 60 minutes competitor to supply material. Points given for inventiveness and function – Prize money 1st £40, 2nd £20, 3rd £10

Competitors to supply their own material and tools. Forge anvil coal and vice will be provided.
No striker allowed.

More Details at Blacksmiths Competition