2018 Entry Form and Rule Book

ScotPlough Rules and Classes 2018 – PDF format.

2018 Entry Form – PDF format.

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FIRST DAY – SATURDAY 27th OCTOBER

CLASS 1General Purpose

CLASS 1AGeneral Purpose Under 26 years. One assistant only.

Classes 1 and 1A – Any make of Conventional Plough, 2 or more furrows. Hydraulic lift ploughs only. Minimum Depth 7″ (17.8 cm) except at Openings and Finish. Skimmers must be used.

CLASS 2 – Classic Class

Class 2 – Any mounted plough, 2 or more furrows, in production before 31st December 1976. Plough bodies to be designed for plough at time of manufacture. NO HYDRAULIC ATTACHMENTS.

Minimum Depth 7″ (17.8 cm). Minimum width 11″ – this will be measured. If width not a minimum of 11″ by finish of feering a yellow card will be issued. Second offence – disqualification. Minimum ploughing width of plot to be 11″ for remainder of plot until final eight furrows. Skimmers must be used.

All models of tractor must have been produced without a “Q” cab (approximately 1976).

CLASS 3 – Reversible Ploughing – Butts

CLASS 3A – Reversible Ploughing – Butts. Under 26 years.

       One assistant only

Classes 3 and 3A – Any make of 2 or 3 furrow Reversible Plough, carrying no extraneous attachments and fitted with skimmers which must be used. Minimum Depth 7″ (17.8 cm).

CLASS 3B – Non Hydraulic Classic Reversible Class

Class 3B – Any plough in production before 31st December 1976. Plough bodies to be designed for plough at time of manufacture. Minimum Depth 7″ (17.8 cm). Skimmers must be used. Use of Hydraulic Top Link is NOT allowed. All models of tractor must have been produced without a “Q” cab (approximately 1976).

CLASS 4 – Reversible Ploughing

CLASS 4A – Reversible Ploughing – Under 26 years.

One assistant only.

Classes 4 and 4A – Any make of 3 or more furrows Reversible Plough, carrying no extraneous attachments and fitted with skimmers which must be used. Minimum Depth 7″ (17.8 cm).

CLASS 5A – Classic and Vintage Ploughing – Under 26 years.

Class 5A – Under 26 years.   One assistant only.

Classic Conventional – Rules as per Class 2.

Non Hydraulic Classic Reversible – Rules as per Class 3B.

Vintage Mounted / Trailing – Rules as per Classes 7 / 8.

CLASS 7 – Vintage Trailing

CLASS 8 – Vintage Mounted

Classes 7 and 8Any make of eligible plough, 2 or more furrows.

TRACTORS AND PLOUGHS: ALL qualifying models, frames and bodies to have been in production before 31st December 1959.

List of eligible tractors and ploughs for vintage classes on pages 19 & 20.

NO HYDRAULIC ATTACHMENTS.

Minimum Depth 6 inches (15.2 cms). NO ASSISTANCE ALLOWED.

Must provide an assistant to patrol headland.

CLASS 9 – Tractor High Cut Ploughing – Saturday and Sunday

Any make of plough. Extraneous attachments will be permitted. Minimum Depth 6″ (15.2 cm). Plot must be completed by 3.30 p.m. One Assistant ONLY.

CLASS 10 – Horse Class – Broken Furrow

Class 10 – Minimum Depth 5″ (12.7cm). Crown / Feering must be completed by 12 noon. Plot must be completed by 3.30 p.m. Only one assistant at any time allowed to handle horses – otherwise points will be deducted.

Horses must not be left without a handler during the competition.

CLASS 12 – Horticultural Class – Saturday and Sunday

Any tractor under 15 HP. Minimum Depth 5″ (12.7cm).

Double opening split, start to consist of eight furrows; finish will be the last eight furrows. Maximum of two wheel marks allowed at finish.

MAXIMUM Ploughing Depth is 8½” for ALL Ploughers.

SECOND DAY – SUNDAY 28th OCTOBER

PLOUGH OFFS – Highest placed ploughers in CLASSES 1, 2, 3, 3B, 4, 7 and 8. First placed ploughers in Classes 1A, 3A, 4A and 5A.

VISITORS PLOUGH OFF – Ploughmen outwith Scotland competing in CLASSES 1, 1A, 3, 3A.

CLASS 5 – Ferguson TE20 Class

Ferguson TE20 tractors and ploughs. List of eligible tractors and ploughs on page 19. Minimum Depth 6″ (15.2 cm).

CLASS 6 – Juniors Under 21 Years

Conventional or Reversible Ploughing, any make of plough, 2 or more furrows, Minimum Depth 7″ (17.8 cm) except at opening. Skimmers must be used.   One assistant only.

CLASS 11- STARTING TIME 9.30 a.m. FINISHING TIME 3.30 p.m.

CLASS 11 – Horse Class – Whole Furrow

Minimum Depth 5″ (12.7cm). CROWN/FEERING must be completed by 12 noon.   Plot must be completed by 3.30 p.m.

Only one assistant at any time allowed to handle horses – otherwise points will be deducted.

Horses must not be left without a handler during the competition.