Event Date
30th Jul to 1st Aug 2024

Competition Schedule

The Show runs from Tuesday 30th July, Wednesday 31st July & Thursday 1st August 2024.

Entries Close: Monday 1st July 2024.

The Show Entry Pass allows access to the Showground when you bring in your exhibits. If you do not have one then you will need to, first, park in the public car park and then call into the Show Office to get the pass.

Please note that the Show Office deals with all administrative matters. For queries about arrangements at the Blacksmiths marquee contact the Show Office on 01590 622400. The Section Chairman is Andrew Waight.
Start At, 30/07/2024 08:15
Competition Schedule
Mr D Campbell (Judge), Mr A Nickalls (Judge)
Class: CLASS ONE Under £250 ex. VAT in Value

Description:

Traditional or contemporary, primarily of forged construction
(The work should be available for commission at a price not exceeding this value if required.)
Prizes: 1st £70, 2nd £40, 3rd £20
Trophy No. The B.O.C. Cup 162
Entry Fee: £10.00

Prizes: 1st - £70, 2nd - £40 and 3rd - £20

Price: £10.00
Class: CLASS TWO Over £250 ex. VAT in Value

Description:

Traditional or contemporary, primarily of forged construction
Prizes: 1st £70, 2nd £40, 3rd £20
Trophy No. Richard Jones Memorial Trophy 272
Entry Fee: £10.00

Prizes: 1st - £70, 2nd - £40 and 3rd - £20

Price: £10.00
Class: CLASS THREE Artistic Sculptural

Description:

Items of Artistic Metalwork, any method of construction
Prizes: 1st £70, 2nd £40, 3rd £20
Trophy No. Terry Bryant Trophy164
Entry Fee: £10.00

Prizes: 1st - £70, 2nd - £40 and 3rd - £20

Price: £10.00
Class: CLASS FOUR 90 Minute Live Forging

Description:

Competitors are required to make on the Showground a ‘an item found in the Forest’.
Competitors should bring their own material which has not been preformed in any way.
A clean up time of 5 minutes is permitted away from fire. A striker is permitted to assist the competitor.
Prizes: 1st £70, 2nd £40, 3rd £20
Trophy No. New Forest Trophy (Anvil) 165
Entry Fee: £10.00

Prizes: 1st - £70, 2nd - £40 and 3rd - £20

Price: £10.00
Class: CLASS FIVE 20 Minute Forging

Description:

Competitors are required to make on the showground a saleable object.
No clean up time is permitted after the 20 minutes
Prizes: 1st £70, 2nd £40, 3rd £20
Trophy No. The Wimborne Cup 271
Entry Fee: £10.00

Prizes: 1st - £70, 2nd - £40 and 3rd - £20

Price: £10.00
Class: CLASS SIX Student Competition

Description:

(AT COLLEGE FROM 2018 - 2024)
Students are required to enter any pieces they have made into relevant classes for judging and possible prize money along with other entries. Thereafter the student exhibits will be judged as a student group for the Class seven prizes.
Prizes: 1st £30, 2nd £20, 3rd £10
Trophy No. The Mead Mill Cup 177
Entry Fee: £4.00

Prizes: 1st - £30, 2nd - £20 and 3rd - £10

Price: £4.00
Class: CLASS SEVEN Combined Services - 2 Hour Live Forging

Description:

Open to all servicemen and servicewomen.
Competitors have two hours to make a ‘set piece’, an ornamental hinge.
Prizes: 1st £60, 2nd £30, 3rd £10
Trophy. Army Challenge Cup
SPONSORED BY: WCB - Swans Forges Vaughen’s Blacksmiths Tools and Gibbons Aprons
Entry Fee: £10.00

Kindly Sponsored By: WCB - Swans Forges Vaughen’s Blacksmiths Tools and Gibbons Aprons

Prizes: 1st - £60, 2nd - £30 and 3rd - £10

Price: £10.00
Class: CLASS EIGHT First & Second Year Apprentice - ALL THREE DAYS

Description:

Time allowed 30 Minutes - To make two concave shoes; Unclipped Hunter Front, Unclipped Hunter Hind (pencil medial heel). Both shoes to be made from 12inches of 3/4” by 7/16” concave bar stock. No striker
Prizes: 1st £50, 2nd £30, 3rd £15
Entry Fee: £15.00
SPONSORED BY: Rob Pearcy Wildfire Forge

Kindly Sponsored By: Rob Pearcy Wildfire Forge

Prizes: 1st - £50, 2nd - £30 and 3rd - £15

Price: £15.00
Class: CLASS NINE Third & Fourth Year Appentice - ALL THREE DAYS

Description:

Time allowed 40 Minutes - To make one Plain Stamped Toe Clipped Front and one 3/4 Fullered 1/4 Clipped Hind. Both shoes to be made from 13” inches of 1 by 3/8” flat bar stock. Striker allowed.
Prizes: 1st £50, 2nd £30, 3rd £15
Entry Fee: £15.00
SPONSORED BY: Rob Pearcy Wildfire Forge

Kindly Sponsored By: Rob Pearcy Wildfire Forge

Prizes: 1st - £50, 2nd - £30 and 3rd - £15

Price: £15.00
Class: CLASS TEN OPEN PONY SHOEING - TUESDAY

Description:

Time allowed 55 minutes - Specimen Shoe: Hind Straight Bar Shoe to be made from 14” inches of 3/4” by 3/8” concave bar stock.
Prizes: 1st £70, 2nd £40, 3rd £20
Entry Fee: £30.00
SPONSORED BY: Stromsholm Ltd

Kindly Sponsored By: Stromsholm Ltd

Prizes: 1st - £70, 2nd - £40 and 3rd - £20

Price: £30.00
Class: CLASS ELEVEN OPEN HEAVY HORSE SHOEING - WEDNESDAY

Description:

Time allowed 55 minutes - Specimen Shoe: Double Caulkin Plain Stamped Hind Shoe to be made from 14” inches of 1” by 1/2” flat bar stock.
Prizes: 1st £70, 2nd £40, 3rd £20
Entry Fee: £30.00
SPONSORED BY: Stromsholm Ltd

Kindly Sponsored By: Stromsholm Ltd

Prizes: 1st - £70, 2nd - £40 and 3rd - £20

Price: £30.00
Class: CLASS TWELVE OPEN HUNTER SHOEING

Description:

Time allowed 55 minutes - Specimen Shoe: Caulkin and Wedge Hunter Hind Shoe to be made from 13 1/2” inches of 3/4 by 7/16” concave bar stock.
Prizes: 1st £70, 2nd £40, 3rd £20
Entry Fee: £30.00
SPONSORED BY: Stromsholm Ltd

Kindly Sponsored By: Stromsholm Ltd

Prizes: 1st - £70, 2nd - £40 and 3rd - £20

Price: £30.00
Class: CLASS THIRTEEN OPEN SHOEMAKING - ALL THREE DAYS

Description:

Time Allowed 50 minutes - Competitors to make a pair of “Spruce Meadows” style shoemaking tongs to suit 3/8” bar stock. Tongs to be made from 3” inches of 20mm round bar and 12”inches of 10mm round bar (pre-welded billets and a 10mm rivet to be provided on the day). Competitors will also be required to make a toe clipped front shoe using only the tongs made during the class from 7/8” by 3/8” fullered flat (bold) bar stock. Striker allowed.
Prizes: 1st £70, 2nd £50, 3rd £20
Entry Fee: £30.00
SPONSORED BY: Stromsholm Ltd

Kindly Sponsored By: Stromsholm Ltd

Prizes: 1st - £70, 2nd - £40 and 3rd - £20

Price: £30.00