The South Cave Show Schedule 2022
Have a look through the schedule and find the categories you would like to enter, or may be thinking of entering. Grab a pen and paper and make a note! There is something for everyone. Please see our helpful hints for further guidance on displaying your items and the standards the judges expect to see.
Flowers are judged on the quality of the bloom, not the container (Classes 1 – 24)
|1||1 Vase of Dahlias, 5 blooms, poms, 2″ max|
|2||1 Vase of Dahlias, 5 blooms. any variety or varieties|
|3||1 Vase of Dahlias, 3 blooms, decoratives|
|4||1 Vase of Dahlias, 3 blooms, cactus or semi-cactus|
|5||1 Vase of Dahlias, 3 blooms, ball type|
|6||1 Vase of Perennials, 3 stems|
|7||1 Vase of 3 H.T.Roses – one or more varieties|
|8||1 Specimen Rose|
|9||1 Vase of Sweet Peas, 6 stems, any varieties|
|10||1 Vase of Asters, 5 blooms|
|11||1 Vase of Annuals, 5 blooms, except Asters|
|12||1 Vase of Gladioli, 2 spikes|
|13||1 Specimen Gladioli|
|14||1 Specimen bloom of any kind|
|15||1 Vase of pansies or Violas, 5 blooms|
|16||1 Vase of mixed flowers, 6-10 stems, minimum 3 varieties|
|17||1 Specimen Sunflower|
|18||1 Pot Cacti or Succulent (not previous entry from South Cave Show can be entered)|
|19||1 Foliage plant – maximum pot size 25cm (1o inch)|
|20||1 pot Flowering Plant- maximum pot size 25cm (10 inch)|
|21||1 pot Fuchsia – maximum pot size 25cm (10 inch)|
|22||1 Bloom plus either 1 fruit or veg|
|23||Bowl of fresh floating flowers|
|24||Tea Cup and saucer arrangement|
|25||Floral arrangement celebrating the Queens Platinum Jubilee|
Helpful Hints for Exhibitors -Flowers:
A vase is defined as a vessel for displaying cut flowers in water and having a height
greater than the diameter of its mouth. A bowl is defined as a similar vessel having a
mouth diameter equal to or greater than its height. Flowers are judged on quality of
blooms, not presentation or container unless otherwise stated. Purchased flowers,
foliage for classes 23, 24 and 25 can be used.
|26||A jug of 5 mixed herbs, labelled|
|27||Collection of 5 Vegetables, one of each, displayed on the table|
|28||Collection of Salad Vegetables, 3 kinds, one of each|
|29||3 Potatoes, white|
|30||3 Potatoes, other than white|
|31||1 Dish of tomatoes, 5 standard type|
|32||8 Cherry tomatoes|
|33||3 Onions, dressed, under 1kg|
|34||3 Onions, dressed, under 250 grams|
|36||1 Cabbage, green|
|37||1 Cabbage, red|
|38||6 Shallots, exhibition size|
|39||6 Shallots, under 30mm|
|40||3 Carrots, max. tops 100mm|
|41||3 Beetroot, max. tops 100mm|
|42||6 Runner Beans|
|43||6 French Beans|
|44||1 Marrow, quality|
|45||3 Courgettes, not to exceed 150mm|
|46||1 Heavy Marrow, dressed, for weight only|
|47||1 Heavy Pumpkin, for weight only|
|48||1 Capsicum Pepper|
|50||3 Onions, dressed, over 1kg|
|51||Longest Runner Bean|
|52||Basket of Vegetables, not to exceed 50cm x 50cm|
|53||1 Small Squash, under 750 grams|
Helpful Hints for Vegetables:
Beans, French and Runner – Should be long, straight, shapely, fresh, tender, of good colour and with no outward sign of seeds in the pods. One or pods may be snapped by the judges to assess conditions. (These criteria do not apply to the longest bean class)
Cabbages – Should have fresh, solid heads with out leaves intact. All foliage should be clean, pest free and with natural bloom intact. Roots are normally trimmed to about 50mm
Carrots, Beetroot, Parsnips and Turnips – Should be smooth-skinned, free from damage and disease, straight and well coloured throughout their length. Beetroots and turnips are normally cut by the judges to assess flesh/colour/disease. Avoid specimens with side or franged roots or broken taproots.
Cauliflowers – Should have solid, white curds, circular in outline, free from pests, gaps, leaf bracts and other damage. Foliage should be trimmed back evenly and neatly to expose the curd. Roots are normally trimmed back to about 50mm.
Courgettes – should be tender with uniform shape and colour, optimum length is
Cucumbers – Should be tender with uniform shape and colour, optimum lenth is 150mm.
Leeks – Should have firm, white, straight, non-bulbous barrels with no evidence of damage or disease. Foliage should be turgid and damage/pest-free.
Marrows – Should be fresh, young and tender with uniform colour. Optimum length is 400mm (200mm for round fruited varieties). Note – these criteria do not apply to the heaviest marrow class.
Onions – Should be dressed (roots/foliage removed and necks tied with natural raffia) with clean, unbroken well-ripened skins free from ribbing or discolouration. Effort must be made ti ensure that the bulbs are matched for size and shape. Onions for the 250g or less class should weigh as close as possible to 250g.
Potatoes -Should be well-shaped, shallow eyed, even-sized with clean, unbroken skins. Wash carefully but do not polish. Optimum weight is 170g per tuber.
Tomatoes – Should be firm, ripe, unblemsihed, well-shaped and rounded. Optimum size is 60mm for exhibition types and 25mm for cherry-fruited varieties. Calyces should be fresh. Display on sand.
|55||1 Dish Brambles, 12 fruits with stalks|
|56||1 Dish Raspberries, 12 fruits with stalks|
|57||1 Dish Pears, 3 fruits|
|58||1 Dish of Dessert Apples, 3 fruits|
|59||1 Dish of Cooking Apples, 3 fruits|
|60||1 Dish of Plums, 6 fruits|
|61||1 Dish of any other fruit or fruits, 1 variety|
|62||3 sticks of Rhubarb|
Helpful Hints for Fruit:
Apples and Pears – Should be optimum size and shapely with eyes and stalking intacts and clear unblemished skins of the natural colour characteristic of the cultivar.
Blackberries and Raspberries – Should be large, ripe, of good colour, free from blemishes, in good condition with stalk.
Plums – Should be large, firm fruits of good colour, with bloom intact and having stalks.
Rhubarb – Should have fresh, straight, long tender stalks with well-developed red colouring and leaf blades trimmed back to approx 7.5 cm
|63||1 Jar of Jam/Jelly|
|64||1 Flask of Soup (label the flavour)|
|65||1 Jar of Lemon Curd/Cheese|
|66||1 Jar of Marmalade|
|67||1 Jar of Chutney|
|68||4 Biscuits (Label the flavour)|
|69||Gluten free Cake|
|70||Gingerbread (Men only – click here to see recipe)|
|71||A cake made with a vegetable (label the vegetable used)|
|72||3 Home-Made Cupcakes (label the flavour)|
|73||Granny Loaf (click here to see recipe)|
|74||Savour Pie or Pasty (Label the flavour)|
|75||A bottle of Fruit Spirit (use a clear bottle)|
Helfpul hints for Produce:
All entries will be tasted by the judge unless stated in the schedule. Glass jars, lids and bottles must be clear and plain wit no commercial advertising on it. Always label the prserve with flavour and full date. e.g Raspberry Jam 23rd June 2021. Use either a wax disc and cellophane or twist top lid on jars. (Note: Lemon curd must have a wax disc and cellophane). Preserves containing vinegar must have a vinegar-proof lid.
Residents only (must have a postal address within Ellerker, South Cave or Everthorpe)
In addition to normal prize money, The Remembrance Trophy will be awarded to the resident with the most overall points. These points will not count towards the Diamond Jubilee Shield.
|77||5 Cherry Tomatoes|
|78||3 French Beans|
|79||Any other Vegetable (single specimen)|
|80||3 Tomatoes (not cherry)|
|81||A saucer of Mixed Fruit (1 of each)|
|82||1 Specimen Flower|
|83||1 Flower + 1 Vegetable + 1 Berry/Fruit|
|84||A bizarre or mis-shapen Fruit or Vegetable|
Under 5’s – Classes 85-87
5-7 Years – Classes 88-90
8-11 Years – Classes 91-93
|85 and 88||A finger painting (Maximum A4 Size)|
|86, 89 and 92||A Model of an Animal made from Fruit or Veg|
|87||3 Decorated Buns|
|90 and 91||A Lego model from your own imagination|
|93||A Painting or Drawing – any subject (Maximum A4 Size)|
|94||A Royal Celebration door wreath (any medium)|
|95||A handmade flower (any medium)|
|96||A patchwork/quilted item|
|97||An item of framed Embroidery|
|98||A Knitted item|
|99||A Crocheted item|
|100||A Machine sewn item|
|101||A Painting or Drawing (maximum size 60 x 50 cm)|
|102||A Hard Handicraft e.g. Wood, Metal, Pottery|
|103||An Upcycled item|
Helpful Hints for Handicrafts:
No previous winning item in South Cave Show may be entered. All entries must have been made by the exhibitor.
Helpful Hints for Photography:
Maximum size of photo 7 x 5 inch, unframed, unmounted, unlabelled and no border. 1 entry per exhibitor per class. No digital manipulation and photographs must have been taken by the exhibitor, not a professional.
Recipe for Men Only Class. Follow the recipe exactly, no additional ingredients allowed or it could result in disqualification.
Gingerbread – Click here to see recipe
Granny Loaf – Click here to see recipe