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COTTESMORE HUNT HEDGE-CUTTING SOCIETY

© Cottesmore Hunt hedge-cutting Society

CLASS I OPEN

OPEN TO ALL PROFESSIONALS CUTTING  

FOR THE DICKENSON PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP




CLASS II FARMERS

OPEN TO FARMERS, THEIR FAMILY AND STAFF

FOR THE ROBERT HOARE PERPETUAL CHALLENGE  TANKARD





CLASS III SPECIAL

FOR HEDGES WHICH HAVE BEEN CUT AND LAYERED HAVING NO MORE THAN THREE YEARS RE-GROWTH SINCE BEING A PREVIOUSLY MECHANICALLY TRIMMED HEDGE.





CLASS IV SPECIAL

OPEN TO AN ATB COURSE TRAINEE WHO HAS CUT A THREE CHAIN LENGTH OF HEDGE TO THE JUDGES' SATISFACTION AND HAS NOT PREVIOUSLY WON THE AWARD.  

FOR THE STEPHEN EVE CHALLENGE CUP





CLASS V "BEST REGROWTH"

FOR THE JOHN PARTRIDGE CHALLENGE CUP

OPEN TO ALL CUTTERS  

WITH THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF POINTS GAINED BY THEIR HEDGE,

FOR THE QUALITY OF ITS RE-GROWTH HAVING BEEN

CUT IN THE PREVIOUS YEAR AND PLACED 1ST, 2ND, 3RD.


CLASS 1 OPEN

FOR ALL PROFESSIONALS CUTTING ON FARMS IN THE  COTTESMORE HUNT COUNTRY FOR

THE SOCIETY'S PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP

PRIZES

1st - A Challenge Cup + £25, 2nd - £20, 3rd - £15, 4th - £12, 5th - £10, 6th - £8


CLASS 2 FARMERS

OPEN TO FARMERS, THEIR FAMILY AND FARM STAFF CUTTING ON THEIR OWN FARMS

IN THE  COTTESMORE HUNT COUNTRY FOR

THE ROBERT HOARE PERPETUAL CHALLENGE TANKARD

PRIZES

1st - A Challenge Tankard + £25, 2nd - £20, 3rd - £15, 4th - £12, 5th - £10, 6th - £8


CHAMPIONSHIP

TO THE CUTTER GAINING THE GREATEST NUMBER OF POINTS IN CLASS I OR II

THE COTTESMORE HUNT CHAMPION CHALLENGE TROPHY


CLASS 3 SPECIAL

RECENTLY TRIMMED HEDGE

TO THE CUTTER OF THE BEST HEDGE THAT HAS BEEN CUT AND LAYERED HAVING NO MORE THAN THREE YEARS RE-GROWTH SINCE BEING A MECHANICALLY TRIMMED HEDGE.

PRIZES

1st - £25, 2nd £15


CLASS 4 SPECIAL

FOR ATB COURSE TRAINEE

WHO HAS CUT A THREE CHAIN LENGTH OF HEDGE TO THE JUDGES' SATISFACTION AND HAS NOT PREVIOUSLY WON THE AWARD

THE STEPHEN EVE CHALLENGE CUP

PRIZES

1st - £15


CLASS 5 SPECIAL

"BEST RE-GROWTH" CLASS

FOR THE CUTTER WITH THE GREATEST NUMBER OF POINTS GAINED BY THEIR HEDGE, CUT IN THE PREVIOUS YEAR, FOR THE QUALITY OF ITS RE-GROWTH JUDGED BY MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

THE JOHN PARTRIDGE CHALLENGE CUP

 

 SPECIAL AWARDS

TO THE CUTTERS WHO, IN THE OPINION OF THE JUDGES, HAVE MADE A  VERY GOOD EFFORT ON DIFFICULT HEDGES

Bottles of  Whiskey

AND

FOR THE BEST TRAINEE ON THE SPONSORED HEDGE LAYING COURSE

COTTESMORE HUNT TANKARD

presented by James Barclay MFH