WFT 2023 HEDGELAYING CHAMPIONSHIP
Saturday 18th November 2023
Start 9.30am - Finish 2.30pm
Jubilee Way, Witney, OX28 1AU
All welcome, free entry and free parking on site for competitors.
Class 1: Beginners Pairs – pairs to cut and lay up to 8 metres
Class 2: Beginners – to cut and lay up to 8 metres
Class 3: Open – to cut and lay up to 10 metres
In each class, 1st Prize £50, 2nd Prize £30, 3rd Prize £20. Each competitor/pair will also get a £15 cutting fee.
Class 1 & 2 are open to anyone with a knowledge of hedgelaying who has not been placed in any open competition. Class 3 is open to all.
Hedges are to be cut Midland style. Stakes and binders will be provided by the Wychwood Forest Trust.
Tea, coffee and bacon rolls will also be provided for all competitors.
Closing date for entries 10th November 2023.
CHAINSAWS & SAFETY:
Competitors may use chainsaws provided they wear personal protection equipment (PPE) to current standards: chainsaw trousers, boots, helmet and gloves. The organisers carry public liability insurance but have no insurance for personal accidents and cannot accept responsibility for any such accidents. Competitors are reminded that by entering the competition y have agreed to comply with current Health and Safety regulations when using a chainsaw and can provide a certificate of competency if requested to do so. Failure to comply may result in disqualification.
HOW TO ENTER:
Please text 07847484889 or e-mail email@example.com and include name and address, mobile number and e-mail address, and which class is being entered. Closing date for entries is 10th November 2023.