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Judges Training Day

Save the date – more information to follow.

The event will be held in the Angus area.

2022 Classes and Rules

58th Scottish Ploughing Championships and Five Nations Challenge on 22nd and 23rd October 2022 at Stanstill, Wick, Caithness by kind permission of Mr and Mrs M Milne.

Main Sponsor:  Kverneland UK

Updates from AGM

  • In addition to the usual classes a Modern Classic conventional class will be introduced this year.  Tractors and mounted ploughs – all qualifying models, frames and bodies to have been in production before 31st December 1992.   Plough bodies to be designed for plough at time of manufacture.  No hydraulic attachments.  Minimum Depth 7″ (17.8 cm).  Skimmers must be used.
  • All classes will be judged under World Ploughing rules with four judges per class – two at each end – as far as possible.
  • The Multi Furrow Reversible and Classic Reversible classes will have a single furrow opening on both days.
  • The meeting to appoint Judges and Stewards is on 5th June 2022 (amended from date announced at AGM due to unavailability of meeting room on original date)
  • Judges and Stewards Training Day – 31st July 2022 in the Angus area – watch out for more info.
  • Scotland is hosting the Five Nations Challenge alongside the Scottish Ploughing Championships.  Information will be sent to national contacts.

 

 

58th Scottish Ploughing Championships

200 Club Winners

Congratulations to the winners in the 200 Club Draw at the AGM.

  • £50 = Rab Birrell (prize donated back to Scottish)
  • £30 =Frank Blyth (prize donated back to Scottish)
  • £25 = Mrs Dorothy Blacklaws (prize donated back to Scottish)
  • £20 =Gordon Rae (prize donated back to Scottish)
  • £15 = James Tait (prize donated back to Scottish)

Thank you very much to everyone for donating their prizes back to the Scottish.

 

Membership and Merchandise

Click here for link to online membership and merchandise orders.

Link takes you to  Scottish Ploughing Championships page on Ticket Tailor website.

Any queries, contact Jane on 07717 758 638.

 

Angus Ploughing Match – 22nd January 2022

  • Well done to everyone at today’s Angus fundraising ploughing match at Ralston Farm, Newtyle, Blairgowrie by kind permission of Mr John Burnett.
  • Thank you to all who ploughed, judged and supported and to the match organisers Brian and Lizzy Baxter, Dave Carnegie and Andrew and Joyce Mitchell.
  • Thank you to all our sponsors and donors:
PDF RESULTS FILES:

Pitlochie Farm, Gateside

Pitlochie Farm, Gateside – 23rd October 2021 by kind permission of Mr James Orr.

Borders Fundraiser at Luffness Mains

The Scottish Ploughing Championships held another successful regional match at Luffness Mains, Aberlady on Saturday 2nd October.  Thank you to our host, John M Stevenson Ltd and Farm Manager, Geert Knottenbelt for providing an excellent site and being so welcoming.

Although the wind and rain was all around the area the site remained mainly dry and everyone enjoyed another grand day out.  Thanks to everyone who came along to plough, judge or spectate.

Sponsor:  Ferguson Traveline.

RESULTS

Vintage Mounted – 1st George Black (277), 2nd David Wood (257), 3rd Jim McKechnie (251).

Non Hydraulic Classic Reversible – 1st Neil Ramsay (263), 2nd John Tait (240), 3rd Colin Crawford (224).

Classic Conventional – 1st Stuart Forsyth (288), 2nd Keith Robertson (277), 3rd Gordon Hepburn Jnr (269).

Vintage Trailing – 1st Bill Wood (302), 2nd Raymond Smart (294), 3rd Ed Bennie (289)

Horticultural – 1st Tom Tweedie (245)

High Cut – 1st Jim Fleming (261)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South West Regional Ploughing Match

Sunday 19th September 2021 – Monktonhill, Prestwick, KA9 1UL

Thank you to our host, Mr Andrew Cuthbertson, and to everyone who came along today to plough, judge, help or spectate.  It was a damp start but brightened up into a glorious day and was enjoyed by all who attended.

RESULTS

  • CONVENTIONAL
  • 1st      Plot:  25  –  Hugh Currie = 90 points
  • 2nd      Plot:  23  –  Alistair Brown = 83 points
  • 3rd      Plot:  24  –  Gordon Rae = 82 points

 

  • Reversible Butts
  • 1st      Plot:  26  –  George McLachlan = 97 points
  • 2nd      Plot:  27  –  Jamie Dick = 80 points

 

  • Multi Furrow Reversible
  • 1st      Plot:  31  –  Ross Anderson = 82 points
  • 2nd      Plot:  30  –  Matthew Henry = 78 points
  • 3rd      Plot:  29  –  Craig Gatherer = 57 points

 

  • Classic Conventional
  • 1st      Plot:  16  –  Stuart Forsyth = 160 points
  • 2nd      Plot:  17  –  Gordon Hepburn = 143 points
  • 3rd      Plot:  15  –  Robert McKechnie = 129 points

 

  • Non Hydraulic Classic Reversible
  • 1st      Plot:  18  –  John Walker = 121 points
  • 2nd      Plot:  19  –  Fraser Millar = 114 points
  • 3rd      Plot:  20  –  Sandy Anderson = 90 points

 

  • Tractor High Cut
  • 1st      Plot:  5  –  Jim Fleming = 134 points
  • 2nd      Plot:  3  –  John McNae = 130 points
  • 3rd      Plot:  4  –  David  Naismith = 114 points
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  • Vintage Trailing
  • 1st      Plot:  6  –  Raymond Smart = 155 points
  • 2nd      Plot:  7  –  Bill Wood = 147 points

 

  • Vintage Mounted
  • 1st      Plot:  12  –  James Magnay = 153 points
  • 2nd      Plot:  10  –  David Veitch = 139 points
  • 3rd      Plot:  9  –  Nathan Paterson = 136 points

 

  • Horticultural
  • 1st      Plot:  1  –  Tom Tweedie = 133 points

 

  • OVERALL WINNER:  Plot 16   Stuart Forsyth

 

Thank you to all our sponsors:

 

Classic Conventional and Reversible Score Sheet  –  PDF file

Vintage High Cut and Horticultural Score Sheet  –  PDF file

World Style and MF Reversible Score Sheet – PDF file