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Scottish Ploughing Championships

The provisional dates are Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th October 2021.

The Executive Committee members are meeting regularly to review the latest Scottish Government legislation as well as taking into account the health and safety of all involved.  They plan to make a final decision in June.

 

 

200 Club – March 2021

The 200 Club was drawn by the Executive Committee on Sunday 28th March 2021 – winners as follows:

  • 1st prize of £50 won by Alex Robertson.
  • 2nd prize of £30 won by William Dunlop.
  • 3rd prize of £25 won by Mrs Mary Carnegie (who has kindly donated her winning back to the Scottish Ploughing Championships).
  • 4th prize of £20 won by Mrs Angela Mitchell.
  • 5th prize of £15 won by Bob Milne.

Cheques are in the post.

Volunteer for the Site Team

Scottish Ploughing Championships – Site Team

Assistance is required during set up and clear up with sorting out number pins, signage, roping Plough Off and Horse plots, loading bank, telehandler operation, tractor drivers for passenger trailers, clearing ropes, lifting pins, collecting road signs plus anything else required to help with the smooth running of the match.

Click here for link to online volunteering form.

OR print off, complete and post form below.

 

Name:  
Address:  
Postcode:  
Telephone: Mobile:
E-mail:  
If you are willing and able to assist, please tick as appropriate below.  Thank you. Tick below. 
Tuesday 19th October
Wednesday 20th October (marking out day)
Thursday 21st October
Friday 22nd October  (Blessing of the Plough at 7 pm)
Saturday 23rd October  (Scottish Ploughing Championships – Day 1)
Sunday 24th October (Scottish Ploughing Championships – Plough Offs)
Monday 25th October (Clear Up day)
Do you hold a Telehandler Operator’s Licence which will be valid in October 2021? Yes / No

 

We look forward to seeing you on the day(s) that you have volunteered to assist.  Thank you.

Annual General Meeting

Membership renewal information and Site Team volunteering forms have been posted out to all 2020 members and affiliated societies.

This year the AGM will be held online due to Covid-19 restrictions and renewing members are asked to confirm on their membership renewal form if they wish to be sent the link to join the AGM.

Click here for link to online membership and Site Team volunteering form.

Any matters that you wish to be raised at the AGM must be with the secretary by 26th March.

The link to the online AGM will be sent out on Saturday 27th March.

Only members who have confirmed they wish to attend will be sent the link and admitted to the AGM.

If you have any queries prior to meeting, please contact Jane.

£100 Winners

Executive Committee members are selling squares at £5 each with those buying a square having a 1 in 40 chance of winning £100.

Winners

  • Helen Lee, Banknock
  • Jeanette Anderson, Dunfermline
  • Linda Cassells, Stirling
  • Nathan Parlett, Ayrshire
  • William Young, Lanark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

200 Club Christmas Draw

Congratulations to the Christmas 200 Club Draw winners:
 
£50 – Gordon Rae
£30 – Stuart Forsyth
£25 – Robin Hunter
£20 – Peter Martin
£15 – Mrs E Bathgate
 
Cheques are in the post.

Scottish Points League Trophies

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019-2020 ploughing season Scottish Points League Trophies.
 
Points were collated from results submitted by affiliated societies during September 2019 – March 2020.
 
The George Mutch Trophy for Classic and Vintage – 1st Michael Mackay, 2nd Jim McKechnie, 3rd= Raymond Smart and Gerald MacLeod.
 
The Rab Birrell Conventional Shield – 1st Willie Grieve, 2nd= Graeme Mackay and Ian McDonald.
 
The D M Carnegie Reversible Shield – 1st Scott Alexander, 2nd= Dave Carnegie and W McDonald.

2021 Calendar

2021 Calendar featuring photographs from previous Scottish Ploughing Championships.

Calendars ready to post out mid-December 2020.

Click here for link to online sales website.

Contributors of photographs which have been included in the 2021 calendar will be sent their calendar in mid-December.

If you would prefer to send a cheque, please contact the secretary on 07717 758 638.

200 Club

The 200 Club was drawn at the Executive Committee virtual meeting on 11th October.  Winners as follows:

  • £50       Tom Greenhill
  • £30       Alec Keith
  • £25       Mark Skea
  • £20       Stuart Forsyth
  • £15       James R Fleming

Cheques are in the post.

2021 Scottish Ploughing Championships Calendar COMPETITION

You are invited to submit a photograph (maximum of 3) taken at previous Scottish Ploughing Championships for selection for the 2021 Scottish Ploughing Championships Calendar.  Please read the Rules of Competition prior to submission.

Photographs must be submitted by e-mail no later than 30th September 2020.  Rules of competition listed below (also on the website at scotplough.co.uk).

All photographs submitted will be displayed on our Facebook page for voting during October.

The winning photographers will have their photograph/s included in the 2021 Scottish Ploughing Championships calendar.  People who submit photograph/s featured in the 2021 Scottish Ploughing Championships calendar will receive a complimentary copy.

RULES of Competition

  1. Photographs must be your own work and a minimum of 3 MP file size.
  2. Each person may enter a maximum of three of their own photographs for this competition.
  3. Year and venue of Scottish Ploughing Championships must be included with each photograph submitted.
  4. Photographs featuring ploughers must include their name along with year and venue of Scottish Ploughing Championships.
  5. The calendar will feature the names of the photographers.  Photographs may be edited for printing purposes.
  6. Files must be sent to scotplough@btinternet.com along with requested information no later than 30th September 2020.
  7. Submission of photograph(s) confirms acceptance of the Rules of Competition.
  8. Any submissions which do not comply with the Rules will be excluded from the competition.

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES:  30th September 2020.

We reserve the right to exclude any photograph deemed inappropriate or unsuitable.

This promotion is being run by Ploughing Championships (Scotland) Limited.