WILTSHIRE YOUNG FARMERS RALLY 2010
Although there was a bitter wind, the rain held off and members competed in numerous competitions the highlights of the day being the Seniors Go Kart race, which was won by Devizes, the Tug of War, won by Calne, with the overall winners of the Spillers Sheild being Malmesbury, closely followed by Chippenham and Melksham.
The final scores of the day were:
MALMES WARMSTR TROWBR P& C CHIPP DEVIZES CALNE MELKS
Senior Total 3894 120 149 3741.5 4026.5 3286.5 3039.5 3923
Junior Total 3219 867 152 2551 2954.5 2141 2843 2968
TOTAL 7113 987 301 6292.5 6981 5427.5 5883 6891
An evening party with the Boys from County Hell was a great end to a great day, with approximately 300 attending.
All Clubs achieved many personal goals, with many members now going forward to National Finals.
Tug of war -Calne
Fence erecting - Chippenham
Junior Farm safety – Purton & Cricklade
Will go to the South West eliminators at the Gillingham and shaftesbury show on Sun13th June.
Other National finalist are:
Chippenham with their County Exhibit; Purton & Cricklade with their Folk Dancing
Melksham with their metal work sculpture; Malmesbury with their Watercolour painting
Purton & Cricklade & Malmesbury represent Wiltshire in the Floral Arts finals at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire in September, along with Calne in the National Cookery.