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YORKSHIRE GAME AND COUNTRY FAIR
19th & 20th MAY
SCAMPSTON HALL, MALTON, NORTH YORKSHIRE, YO17 8NG
Yorkshire Game & Country Fair and the UK Tractor Show
Formerly Pickering Game & Country Fair
An introduction to the event…
This excellent location provides the ideal opportunity to experience all the countryside has to offer – from all the country sports with loads of have-a-go opportunities, to fine foods and animals – all this and lots more not just for the country sports enthusiast but all of the family to enjoy throughout the weekend.
With such broad coverage of all aspects of the countryside this event attracts hundreds of exhibitors, prestigious championships & competitions and visitors from throughout the United Kingdom.
Whatever your age or experience this event offers the opportunity to discover and learn about country sports and pursuits, all under the guidance of leading experts within their particular field.
The UK Tractor Show will display some of the finest tractors in the UK today. Scampston Hall also has it’s own purpose built tractor pulling area. With a number of clubs already confirmed, there will be hundreds of tractors on display.
What’s On at the event
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Erik Aaron Shooting will be providing and running the Clay Shoot at this event. The company has grown to be one of the larger suppliers of mobile clay shoots for Game Fairs and Country Shows throughout the UK.
The Clay Shoot will feature
• 50 Bird Sporting (High Gun £100 per day, £50 for 2nd Place)
• Pool Shoot
• ‘Have-a-go’ and ‘Teaching’ Stands with fully qualified CPSA coaches offering tuition to both Shooters and those wishing to try the sport for the first time.
Further prizes for places and classes will depend on the number of entries. 12 Bore and 20 Bore Cartridges will be available for sale on site.
FIBRE WAD ONLY – MAX 28 grams – USE OF PLASTIC WADS WILL LEAD TO INSTANT DISQUALIFICATION
For any additional information please contact: Erik Aaron – 0771 856 8277
Teams of young riders on very fast ponies compete in a variety of obstacle and relay type races. The speed of the ponies and the skill of the riders are breathtaking and combine to produce a colourful, all action arena display. Members of the audience are invited to support their local team as points are awarded for each game, giving a competitive edge to the entertainment.
The Association was founded in 1984 with just seven teams – hence our theme music is ‘The Magnificent Seven’.
We now have over 80 teams in Great Britain and 18 affiliated nations across the world.
Organiser: Alan Tyer
Further Information Tel: 077564 98881 Time: 10am on each day, Enter on the Day
Pedigree & Non-Pedigree – Novelty & Fun Classes
Best Puppy up to 12 months
Retrieving Type (Dog or Bitch)
Herding Type (Dog or Bitch)
Hunting Type (Dog or Bitch)
Best Guarding Type (Dog or Bitch)
Best Companion (Dog or Bitch)
Best Biscuit Catcher (Dog or Bitch)
Bull Terrier Type (Dog or Bitch)
Best Conditioned (Dog or Bitch)
Best Scruff (Dog or Bitch)
Dog or Bitch with the Waggiest Tail
Best Rescue (Dog or Bitch)
Dog or Bitch most like its owner
Best Pedigree Bitch (Any Breed)
Best Pedigree Dog (Any Breed)
Best Dog (crossbred)
Best Bitch (crossbred)
The winners of classes 16, 17, 18, 19 compete for: Best in Show Trophy
Rosettes to Third Place for all Classes
Ridgeside Falconry are one of the largest mobile Falconry display teams in the Country providing County Shows, Carnivals, Fairs and Special Event Days with an outstanding Falconry display.
They have also supplied and handled birds of prey for TV and film productions, corporate entertainment and team building events, along with school educational visits.
The Birds of Prey Demonstrations consist of a static display of approximately 15 Birds of Prey from around the world, including owls, falcons, hawks, eagles and vultures, plus spectacular free flying displays.
Their highly skilled team are always on hand to give you advice and share their extensive knowledge of falconry.
Adrian has competed in trials for 22 years. His achievements include: Represented England for last 9 yrs consecutively, ‘A’ panel Kennel Club Judge, Top Dog at CLA Game Fair 2009 with 98 points, Crufts Demonstration 2008/2009 for the Kennel Club, CLA Game Fair Demonstration 2008/2009. This years scurries will feature numerous retrieves both on land and water. There will also be tuition for the novice competitor – Advice and instruction given throughout the scurry.
Enter on the Day
Having successfully competed for over 15 years in World and European casting competitions, Hywel has developed a keen eye for casting techniques and can iron out any faults you might have. His one-to-one half day casting clinics are proving very popular – the lesson is tailored to your requirements, whether it be single or double haul, single and double spey casting or, Hywel’s speciality, distance casting (where his personal best is over 80 metres).
Hywel is regularly asked to coach top casters who are preparing for an upcoming championship – so if you are a bank angler who wants those extra few yards, take a tip from the champions and book a lesson with Hywel!
If you have never tried flyfishing before then you can learn the basic casting technique in just a few hours. When you’re finished you’ll be a competent caster and have a working knowledge of all the tackle you need to start fishing on your own.
Perhaps you’ve already started and are having trouble with your casting… or maybe you’re baffled by terms like ‘single and double haul’, ‘snake rolls’ and ‘single and double spey’. Hywel will gear your lesson towards your specific needs. Whether it’s just the basic cast or distance casting, your lesson will cover it (and more) and will be conducted in a relaxed and enjoyable manner.
The team, which was established in March 2000, consists of many highly trained different breeds which demonstrate their skills of obedience & agility.
The group is made up of 10-15 various breeds of pet dogs which entertain and appeal to audiences of different ages. The young energetic team present a fresh, dynamic display of canine control to music, alongside a highly informative, amusing, and professional commentary
Time: 10.30am each day, Enter on the Day
1. LAMPING LURCHER, ROUGH OR SMOOTH, DOG OR BITCH
2. COURSING LURCHER ROUGH OR SMOOTH, DOG OR BITCH
3. BEDLINGTON CROSS DOG OR BITCH
4. DEERHOUND CROSS DOG OR BITCH
5. COLLIE CROSS DOG OR BITCH
6. SALUKI CROSS GREYHOUND DOG OR BITCH.
Rosettes 1st – 3rd for each Class
Time: 1pm on each day, Enter on the Day
1. DOG PUPPY UNDER 12 MONTHS
2. BITCH PUPPY UNDER 12 MONTHS
CHAMPION LURCHER PUPPY
3. BULL CROSS DOG
4. BULL CROSS BITCH
CHAMPION BULL CROSS
5. SMOOTH DOG UNDER 23″
6. ROUGH DOG UNDER 23″
BEST UNDER 23″ DOG
7. SMOOTH BITCH UNDER 23″
8. ROUGH BITCH UNDER 23″
BEST UNDER 23″ BITCH
9. SMOOTH DOG OVER 23″
10. ROUGH DOG OVER 23″
BEST OVER 23″ DOG
11. SMOOTH BITCH OVER 23″
12. ROUGH BITCH OVER 23″
BEST OVER 23″ BITCH
SHOW CHAMPION LURCHER
OPEN TO CLASSES 5 -12
13. WORKING LURCHER DOG, ANY TYPE
14. WORKING LURCHER BITCH, ANY TYPE
15. VETERAN DOG OR BITCH OVER 7 YEARS
16. ANY PAIR OF LURCHERS
17. ANY PUREBRED OR PUREBRED TYPE
18. RABBITING CLASS DOG OR BITCH UNDER 22″
Trophies for each Show Champion – Rosettes to 3rd place for all classes
by Kipperridge Gundogs
Time: One 45 minute and one 30 minute demonstration each day
ADRIAN SLATER “GUN DOG TRAINER OF THE YEAR 2010” voted in by readers of the Countryman’s Weekly newspaper
With his vast experience and natural flair for friendly, informative presentations, Adrian and his wife Caroline now spend the summer months demonstrating at Game Fairs and Country Shows throughout the U.K.
Their demonstrations involve the highly trained Spaniels & Labradors from The Kipperridge Kennels, coupled with Adrian’s informative and humorous commentary, they are always very well received by any audience and invited back year after year. The variety and content of the display will engage young and old alike, plus give an insight into starting off in gundog training.
In 2010/2012 Adrian, Caroline and their daughter Louise captivated a 6000 strong audience in the Main Arena at the world famous “Crufts”.
Organised by Erik Aaron Shooting. A professional archery stand run by qualified GNAS instructors on a have-a-go basis.
Classes to be judged by: Mr J C Etches, Wibben Hill Farm, Tissington, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1RA
For an entry form please visit the application form section of the website. FREE entry to all classes.
Entries close Tuesday 8th May 2018
CLASSES CLASS 1 – Barren mare or gelding 3 years old or over 1st = £50, 2nd = £30, 3rd = £15 Rosettes: 1st – 3rd
CLASS 2 – Two year old filly or gelding 1st = £50, 2nd = £30, 3rd = £15 Rosettes: 1st – 3rd
CLASS 3 – Yearling filly or colt 1st = £50, 2nd = £30, 3rd = £15 Rosettes: 1st – 3rd
CLASS 4 – Mare with foal at foot 1st = £50, 2nd = £30, 3rd = £15 Rosettes: 1st – 3rd
CLASS 5 – Foal from class 4 1st = £50, 2nd = £30, 3rd = £15 Rosettes: 1st – 3rd
CLASS 6 – Single turnout / double turnout 1st = £100, 2nd = £50, 3rd = £30 Rosettes: 1st – 3rd
CLASS 7 – Best decorated, single or pair 1st = £50, 2nd = £30, 3rd = £15 Rosettes: 1st – 3rd
CHAMPIONSHIP – Winners of Classes 1, 3, 4 & 5
Prize Money: 1st = £100 Rosette: 1st Place
Organised by The British Ferret Club
Saturday: Ferret Show & Racing
Sunday: Ferret Show & Racing
The British Ferret Club originally formed to raise the profile of ferrets in the public eye and encourage best practice in the keeping of ferrets. This includes ferret health welfare, nutrition, breeding, working ferrets, keeping ferrets as pets and using ferrets for pest control.
The Club was established in 2000 by Jim Lawley and his partner Fran Lawley-Jenkins with the intention of bringing together people who regard ferrets with respect and affection. The British Ferret Club has been exceptionally successful having a membership that covers a huge area of the British Isles from the South Coast to the Scottish Borders.
The Club continues to evolve with more show dates than ever before, their website continues to grow with more information and help and the committee, with a huge amount of help from the membership, continue to drive things forward. Jim and Fran are still members of the committee, Jim’s new title is now Honorary President and Founder Member and Fran has become Honorary Founder and Committee Member. They will continue to act as a guiding hand in the ethos of the Club.
Although Jim and Fran are stepping down from the day-to-day running of the Club, they will still attend some of the shows and Jim will continue to judge when his family commitments allow him! Dealing with the day-to-day running of the Club is Andy Handley Chairman and Show Event Organiser and Zoe Davies Secretary and Treasurer.
2018 British Ferret Club Show Classes Enter on the Day
Dark polecat hob
Dark polecat jill
Best in Show – class winners from 1-12
Organiser: Andy Handley Further Information Tel: 07886 459339
The displays include: owls, falcons, hawks, eagles and vultures. The displays are provided by Ridgeside Falconry, Eagle Eye Falconry, Whitby Falconry and Woodies Wings. All of the displays offer you the opportunity to hold one of these magnificent birds.
Regarded as one of the world’s most powerful motorsport, due to the multi-engined modified tractor pullers. All tractors in their respective classes pull a set weight in the sled. When a tractor gets to the end of the purpose built 100 metre track, this is known as a ‘full pull’.
The sled is known as a weight transfer sled. This means that as it is pulled down the track, the weight is transferred (linked with gears to the sled’s wheels) from over the rear axles and towards the front of the sled. In front of the rear wheels, there is a “pan”. This is essentially a metal plate and as the weight moves over this the resistance builds. The farther the tractor pulls the sled, the more difficult it gets.
• Show Jumping
• Rural Crafts and Demonstrations
• Vintage Tractor Display
• Classic Car Display
• Vintage Commercial Display
• Miniature Steam Engines
• Trade Stands
• Craft Marquee
• Fine Food Marquee with Demonstrations
• Vintage Fairground
• Licensed Bar and various Catering Outlets
• Public Camping from Friday until Monday
Gates open 9am – 5pm
Over 65s £5
Under 16s £3
Under 5s FREE
Family Ticket (2 adults + 3 under 16s) £15
Limited availability at these special prices.
When they’re gone they’re gone! – Buy online now
BUY DISCOUNT TICKETS IN ADVANCE
Over 65s £7
Under 16s £4
Under 5s FREE
Family Ticket (2 adults + 3 under 16s) £20
This discounted ticket offer closes Sunday 13th May – Buy online now
ADMISSION PRICES ON THE DAY
Over 65s £8
Under 16s £5
Under 5s FREE
Family Ticket (2 adults + 3 under 16s) £25
Purchase on arrival at the event.
COACH TOUR OPERATORS
Tickets are available to coach tour operators at a 40% DISCOUNTED PRICE on a pre-booked basis.
Minimum 16 tickets per booking. Onsite parking is available to coaches that have pre-booked. Up to two drivers per coach will gain free entry to the event.
Download your form from the Application Forms Page.
MOBILITY SCOOTER HIRE
Mobility Scooters are available to hire on a daily or weekend hire basis.
For reservations please contact Professional Mobility, Freephone: 0800 6335711 or on mobiles (especially on show days) 07989 680034 and 07941 970911.
FREE CAR PARK Dogs welcome on a lead
Online until all camping pitches are sold, the latest being midday Monday 14th May.
Arrive from: 1pm – 9pm Friday 18th May, 8am – 9pm on remaining event days.
Facilities: Toilets, water, and chemical elsan points. Bookings will NOT be taken on the day.
TRADING FORM Trade Application Form or CLICK HERE to book online
CAMPING Booking Form or CLICK HERE to book online
If the entry form you require is not shown above, please contact the relevant section organiser listed below.
Sections: Craft & Fine Food Marquee
Organiser: Mr Dave Harrison
Telephone: 0777 8473404
Organiser: Outdoor Shows – Richard Ashworth
Telephone: 01751 200839
Section: Cars (up to 1980)
Organiser: Lynda Taylor
Telephone: 07919 688257
Organiser: Mr Ray Hurdus
Telephone: 07802 783869
Section: Stationary Engines
Organiser: Mr Ray Hurdus
Telephone: 07802 783869