Day Two of Somersham Carnival 2014, and here’s what we’ve got lined up for you today:
Country Craft Competition
The ever-popular Country Craft Competition sees the talented artists, bakers, preservers, handicrafters, photographers and florists battle it out across 29 different classes, at The Victory Hall.
More information can be found in our earlier post which details all the competition categories.
Entries should be registered between 9:30 and 11:30am, and the doors open to the public at 2pm.
The Crowning of the Carnival Princess
After the great work done by last year’s Carnival Princess Jessica Stancombe and her Attendants Carla Rea and Ella Hudson, their successors will be crowned in a ceremony at Victory Hall at 3:30pm.
The Centurian Club plays host to this year’s Pool Competition for those who are 16+.
Registration for the competition is at 1:30pm (for just £1), and play begins at 2pm.
Somersham Carnival Novelty Dog Show
The hounds, pooches, puppies, and faithful old plodders of Somersham have their chance to compete for the title of ‘Best In Show’ and the Christine Caston Memorial Cup.
Entries from 1pm, with judging beginning at 1:30pm. It costs just 60p for entry into each class.
The eleven categories in this year’s show are:
- Best Puppy
- Best Dog under 15in at the shoulder
- Best Dog over 15in at the shoulder
- Dog with the Waggiest Tail
- Odd couple (mixed pair of dogs)
- Best cross-breed
- Best Dog Trick
- Best Six Legs
- Dog and Owner Most Alike
- Dog the Judges would most like to take home
- Dog and Owner Fancy Dress (don’t forget our Commonwealth Theme!)
All winning dogs from classes 1-11 will then take part in the Best In Show. Rosettes are awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each class.
We’re grateful to ND’s K9 Academy, whose Neville Diss will be presenting this year’s show.Special permission has been granted for us to hold the Dog Show on Norwood Playing Fields. Therefore, we ask all owners to ensure that you clear up after your dog. Thank you.