The Warkworth Show
at Warkworth Castle
Aims and Rules 
1.                              The   Society   shall   be   known   as   the   Warkworth   Show,   and   shall   consist   of   Patron,   President,   Chairman,   Honorary   Vice- Presidents,   Secretary,   Treasurer   and   Friends.There   will   be   a   Horticultural   Committee   and   an   Industrial   Committee.      Committee members shall be deemed to have resigned if they fail to attend over a period of two years. 2.                              The   objects   of   the   Society   shall   be   the   promotion   and   development   of   the   skills   which   are   identified   by   the   classes published in the Show Schedule, by holding shows, competitions, lectures and discussions. 3.          Village members may purchase pre-paid tickets at a concessionary price, with the option of a Schedule. 4.                              Entry   forms   must   be   sent   with   fees   or   emailed   to   the   appropriate   Secretary   not   later   than   the   Wednesday   prior   to Show   Day.Fees   for   emailed   entries   must   be   paid   on   Show   day   before   exhibits   are   staged.   Entries   for   Writing   and   Junior   Writing classes should be submitted not later than the Saturday prior to Show Day. 5.          ONLY ONE ENTRY PER PERSON PER CLASS is allowed, except where otherwise stated in the schedule. (MEA) 6.                              Any   article   previously   entered   in   Warkworth   Show   which   has   not   won   a   prize   may   be   re-entered   for   competition.      No exhibit which has previously won a prize can be entered again. 7.                              Each   horticultural   exhibitor   shall,   if   required,   on   the   day   of   the   Show   sign   a   declaration   that   the   specimens   he/she claims   to   exhibit   for   prizes   have   been   in   his/her   possession   for   at   least   two   months   prior   to   the   Show.   All   work   entered   into Industrial Classes must be entirely the work of the entrant. 8.          All exhibitors must leave the marquee by 09.45 hours to allow judging to commence. 9.          Each exhibit must bear its class and exhibitor's number. 10.        Where there are less than 3 entries in a class, prizes will be awarded at the judges’ discretion. 11.                        The   judges   shall   have   the   power   to   withhold   any   prize   for   an   exhibit   not   worthy   of   a   place.      Vegetables   should   be   fit for table use. 12.        THE DECISION OF THE JUDGES IS FINAL. 13.        Every care will be taken with exhibits, but the Society will not be responsible for any loss or damage to exhibits. 14.                        To   claim   prize   money,   exhibitors   must   fill   in   the   claim   form   and   hand   it   in   at   the   appropriate   Prize   Claim   Payout   Point   in the marquee on Show Day between 15.15 and 16.30 hours. 15.                        Exhibits   must   not   under   any   circumstances   be   collected   before   16.50   hours.      Only   holders   of   ‘Lifting   Tickets’   may collect their exhibits. 16.                        Any   complaints   and   protests   must   be   made   in   writing   and   lodged   with   the   Secretary   on   Show   Day,   and   must   be accompanied by a deposit of 25p.  The deposit is to be returned if the protest be affirmed. 17.                        In   horticulture   classes,   exhibitors   must   provide   their   own   stands,   vases,   bowls,   etc.   (unless   specified).      Bottles   and   jars will be disqualified. 18.                        In   craft   classes:   All   entries   in   knitting   must   be   done   by   hand.   Articles   must   not   be   washed   or   dry-cleaned.   Soiled articles are liable to disqualification. 19.        In Cookery, all cakes may be cut in judging.