Many questions relating to the show organisation were raised at the 2017 AGM, many of which are still relevant for the 2018 show and so we have produced a pdf that should answer all those queries. You can download that document here. This will be updated in due course for the 2018 show.



Division J: Junior Classes
  Competition Classes | Division I | Online Entry Form

Please refer any queries in each subdivision to the contacts shown.

Juniors must be aged as specified in the class on 31st August 2018.

Work that has been done at school, nursery, playgroup, or at outside activities may be entered into any class, as well as that produced at home.

Juniors may also enter adult classes, unless otherwise stated BUT THEY CANNOT enter junior classes meant for other age groups, including older ones. A Junior's age must be entered on their entry form, and all work submitted must be entirely the Junior's own work.

The deadline for the return of paper entry forms is SATURDAY 25th AUGUST 2018, at 12 NOON, unless otherwise indicated in the class. The entry form ONLY may be handed in to one of the show agents (please do not leave exhibits at the agent's shops). Online entries must be received by MIDNIGHT ON SUNDAY 26th AUGUST 2017 or as indicated in the class description. PLEASE NOTE: YOUR ENTRY WILL ONLY HAVE BEEN LOGGED BY OUR SYSTEM IF YOU RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS SPECIFIED.

PRIZES:     1st: £3:00  ~  2nd: £2:00  ~  3rd: £1:00

Filter Junior classes by year group

Available Cups

Ann Bird Cup Best overall entry in Classes J71, J72 J73
Bentall Cup Winner of class J70
CSG Traders and Business Association Cup Winner of class J80
Denise Ludmon Trophy Winner of class J50
Edmunds Cup Most Points in classes J01 - J04
IBB SOLICITORS CUP Best entry in junior class J90
Misbourne Cup Best entry in class J79 Restricted to members of the Scout/Guide Movement
Papercraft Cup Winner of class J49
Prudential Cup Winner of Junior Open Class J69
St Giles Cup Winner of class J40
Stone Cup Winner of Open class J30
Tubbs Cup Most points gained in Classes J30 to J92 with the following exclusions:
J79 (which is Scouts/Guides only)
Open Classes J30, J40, J50, J60, J69, J70, J80, J89 to J92
Twinners Trophy Winner of class J60
Young Gardeners Cup Most Points in classes J01-J20

Class Descriptions

Subdivision A: Gardening

Contact(s) for Division J - Gardening Briony Wickenden - horticulture@csgshow.org

1 Grow up to 5 peas at side of a jar, using blotting paper Pre School
2 Mr Potato Head or Swede or Turnip or all three with growing hair Pre School
 
Hair can be grass seed or mustard and cress
 
3 Grow up to 5 peas at side of a jar, using blotting paper Reception
4 Mr Potato Head or Swede or Turnip or all three with growing hair Reception
 
Hair can be grass seed or mustard and cress
 
5 A Single Sunflower you have grown, displayed in a vase Years 1 & 2
6 Home decorated pot with any plant Years 1 & 2
7 A Single Sunflower you have grown, displayed in a vase Years 3 & 4
8 Home decorated pot with any plant Years 3 & 4
9 Minature garden in a seed tray Years 5 & 6
 
https://schoolgardening.rhs.org.uk/Resources/Activity/Design-a-Miniature-garden
 
10 A vase of bee or butterfly friendly plants Years 5 & 6
11 Minature garden in a seed tray Year 7
 
https://schoolgardening.rhs.org.uk/Resources/Activity/Design-a-Miniature-garden
 
12 A vase of bee or butterfly friendly plants Year 7
13 A mini allotment in a seed tray or container, not to exceed 45cm x 25 cm, using cut and come again salad/micro greens Years 8 & 9
 
https://schoolgardening.rhs.org.uk/Resources/Activity/Make-a-mini-allotment
 
14 Pot with any plant Years 8 & 9
15 A mini allotment in a seed tray or container, not to exceed 45cm x 25 cm, using cut and come again salad/micro greens Years 10 & 11
 
https://schoolgardening.rhs.org.uk/Resources/Activity/Make-a-mini-allotment
 
16 Pot with any plant Years 10 & 11
17 Any fruit you have grown or cared for yourself All Juniors
18 Any vegetable or salad plant you have grown or cared for yourself All Juniors
19 Two or more flowering plants in a container All Juniors
20 A Cactus Garden All Juniors
 
Any material, height to be between 50-150 cms.
 
21 Best Junior's Patch All Juniors
 
Please ensure that you have ticked the box for "I am a member of Back Lane Allotments Association" (Click "Edit my Details" to change this).
 

Subdivision B: Floral Art

Contact(s) for Division J - Floral Art Rosemary McGowan - 01280 812609 Further information Dried or preserved plant material may include seeds, seed heads, Pampas Grass, stems (e.g. Twisted hazel, willow), flowers, foliage, moss etc. Plant material may be coloured or painted to suit the design. Where appropriate, classes must be NPM (natural plant material, with or without accessories). Staging spece 30cms x 30cms

23 “Mardi Gras” - a bright and fun arrangement in a vase, jar or basket Years 1 & 2
24 “Mardi Gras” - a bright and fun arrangement in a vase, jar or basket Years 3 & 4
25 “Mardi Gras” - a bright and fun arrangement in a vase, jar or basket Years 5 & 6
26 An exhibit using an unusual kitchen container Year 7
27 “Mardi Gras” - a bright and fun arrangement in a vase, jar or basket Years 8 & 9
28 “Mardi Gras” - a bright and fun arrangement in a vase, jar or basket Years 10 & 11

Subdivision C: Poetry

Contact(s) for Division J - Poetry Caroline Jackson - 01494 876685 caroline.jackson@csgshow.org Further information

    All work may be of any length on A4 paper with the competitor's name on the back of the paper. If submitting more than one sheet, please number the pages.

    30 A piece of Creative Writing on the theme of 'The Carnival' All Juniors
    32 A poem entitled: 'The Parade' Reception
    33 Draw and describe your perfect carnival costume Years 1 & 2
    34 A poem or a short story entitled 'The Carnival Mask' Years 3 & 4
    35 A poem or a short story entitled 'The Carnival Parade' Years 5 & 6
    36 A poem or a short story on carnival music Year 7
    37 A poem or a short story entitled: 'Mardi Gras Gathering' Years 8 & 9
    38 A poem or a short story entitled: 'Rio Riot” Years 10 & 11

    Subdivision D: Crafts

    Contact(s) for Division J - Crafts Caroline Jackson - 01494 876685 caroline.jackson@csgshow.org

    40 A Carnival mask; any materials may be used All Juniors
     
    Any materials may be used
     
    41 A Decorated Paper Plate; any materials may be used Pre School
    42 A Decorated Paper Plate Of “A Face” Reception
     
    Any materials may be used
     
    43 Make a badge, decorated as you choose Years 1 & 2
     
    Any materials may be used
     
    44 Make a Carnival Headdress - decorated as you choose. Years 3 & 4
    45 Make Chinese Fan; decorated as you choose Years 5 & 6
    46 Make a model of a Carnival float Year 7
     
    Any materials may be used
     
    47 Make a model of a Carnival float Years 8 & 9
     
    Any materials may be used
     
    48 Make a model of a Carnival float Years 10 & 11
     
    Any materials may be used
     
    49 Any Origami creature. All Juniors

    Subdivision E: Cookery

    Contact(s) for Division J - Cookery Eleanor O'Connor - 01494 875646 elle.oconnor@csgshow.org

    50 “Show-Stopper” Cake – a cake or cakes of your choice, any size, any shape and style in the theme of “Carnival” (no cream please) All Juniors
     
    If the exhibit is larger than 30cms in any direction when exhibited you must contact Caroline Jackson on 01494 876685 before Show Day.
     
    51 A Decorated Hard boiled egg, to be judged on the decoration Pre School
    52 Three decorated Hard boiled eggs, to be judged on the decoration Reception
    53 3 Homemade crispy cakes Years 1 & 2
    54 3 Homemade Chocolate Chip Muffins, to be judged on flavour and decoration. Years 3 & 4
    55 3 Homemade Brownies Years 5 & 6
    56 Homemade Carrot Cake Year 7
     
    Up to 8” / 20cm square or round
     
    57 Homemade Victoria Sandwich Years 8 & 9
     
    Up to 8” / 20cm square or round
     
    58 A Fruit Lattice Tart Years 10 & 11
     
    Up to 8” / 20cm round. Any choice of pastry type, homemade.
     

    Subdivision F: Technology

    Contact(s) for Division J - Technology Caroline Jackson - 01494 876685 caroline.jackson@csgshow.org Further information

      All designs to be created by the entrant on computer and submitted on A4 paper/card with name on the back.

      60 Design and build a water powered rocket. To be judged on distance travelled. All Juniors
       
      For examples and construction tips see https://www.wikihow.com/Build-a-Bottle-Rocket and http://www.npl.co.uk/upload/pdf/wr_booklet_print.pdf
      Check on the day programme for judging times.
       
      61 A computer-generated picture of a Stilt Walker Pre School
      62 A computer-generated picture of a Juggler Reception
      63 A computer-generated picture of a Carnival Scene Years 1 & 2
      64 Design a Head dress a Carnival Parade. Years 3 & 4
      65 Design a costume for a Carnival Parade. Years 5 & 6
      66 Design a float for a Carnival Parade. Year 7
      67 Design a float for a Carnival Parade. Years 8 & 9
      68 Design a float for a Carnival Parade. Years 10 & 11
      69 A video titled “Carnival of the Animals”. Set to the music of Saint-Saëns - The Carnival of the Animals - XIV. Finale All Juniors
       
      Uploaded with the assistance of an adult to YouTube. The link to the video and details of the entrants’ names and ages should be emailed to competitions@csgshow.org by the deadline for online entries which is midnight on Sunday 26th August 2017. N.B. A group of up to 3 juniors may work together to produce this animation.
       

      Subdivision G: Art

      Contact(s) for Division J - Art Caroline Jackson - 01494 876685 caroline.jackson@csgshow.org Further information All work submitted to be no larger than A4 with your name on the back of the paper. Paperclips and/or hooks are provided for hanging your exhibit on a wire line in the marquee.

      70 'Carnival' - a drawing/painting. All Juniors
       
      Any medium, any aspect
       
      71 A Drawing/Painting called 'My Favourite Toy'. Pre School
       
      Can be finger painted, felt tips, crayons, paints etc
       
      72 A Drawing/Painting called 'My Favourite Toy'. Reception
       
      Can be finger painted, felt tips, crayons, paints etc
       
      73 A Drawing/Painting of A Parrot Years 1 & 2
       
      Can be finger painted, felt tips, crayons, paints etc
       
      74 A Drawing/Painting of A Peacock Years 3 & 4
       
      Can be finger painted, felt tips, crayons, paints etc
       
      75 A Drawing/Painting of any Named Character from any Book Years 5 & 6
       
      Any medium
       
      76 A Drawing/Painting of A Carnival scene Year 7
       
      Any medium
       
      77 A Drawing/Painting of A Carnival scene Years 8 & 9
       
      Any medium
       
      78 A Drawing/Painting of A Carnival scene Years 10 & 11
       
      Any medium
       
      79 A Drawing/Painting entitled “Teddy Bears Picnic” Scout/Guide
       
      Entry restricted to Members of the Scout/Guide Movement (Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Rainbows, Brownies and Guides) Any medium
       

      Subdivision H: Photography

      Contact(s) for Division J - Photography Caroline Jackson - 01494 876685 caroline.jackson@csgshow.org Further information All entries in J80-J89 must be the original image. All photographs may be colour or black & white. All sizes are excluding a mount if used. If a mount is used please ensure that it is a plain mount (not a picture frame). NB The photograph(s) exhibited must NOT have been shown at a previous Chalfont St Giles Show.

      80 Three photographs with a linked theme of “Party!” All Juniors
       
      Must be presented on a single mount
       
      81 One photograph, “My Favourite Animal” Pre School
       
      One photograph, colour or black & white, up to 8” x 10” (20cms x 25cms)
       
      82 One photograph, “My Favourite Animal” Reception
       
      One photograph, colour or black & white,up to 8” x 10” (20cms x 25cms)
       
      83 A photograph taken on holiday Years 1 & 2
       
      One photograph, colour or black & white, up to up to 8” x 10” (20cms x 25cms)
       
      84 One photograph of Farm Animal(s) Years 3 & 4
       
      One photograph, colour or black & white, up to 8” x 10” (20cms x 25cms)
       
      85 Two photographs of the same object in the theme of “large and small” Years 5 & 6
       
      Two photographs, colour or black & white, up to 8” x 10” (20cms x 25cms)
       
      86 One photograph of a Parade Year 7
       
      One photograph, colour or black & white, up to 8” x 10” (20cms x 25cms)
       
      87 Any two linked photographs, “Party On” Years 8 & 9
       
      Colour or black & white. Must be presented on a single mount.
       
      88 Any two linked photographs, “Party On” Years 10 & 11
       
      Colour or black & white. Must be presented on a single mount.
       
      89 A Chalfont St Giles Scene, which must include at least one animal All Juniors
       
      One photograph, colour or black & white. Up to 8in x 10in (20cm x 25cm)
       

      Subdivision I: Digitally Enhanced Photography

      Contact(s) for Division J - Digitally Enhanced Photography Caroline Jackson - 01494 876685 caroline.jackson@csgshow.org Further information

        All photographs in this section may be digitally enhanced. Photographs may be any size up to A4

        90 A Chalfont St Giles Scene, which must include at least one animal All Juniors
         
        Any size up to A4 excluding mount if used. One photograph, which may be digitally manipulated.
         
        91 Any Carnival picture with mythical animal added All Juniors
         
        Any size up to A4 excluding mount if used. One photograph, which may be digitally manipulated.
         
        92 One photograph, “Clowning around” All Juniors
         
        Any size up to A4 excluding mount if used. One photograph, which may be digitally manipulated.
         
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