Hedge Laying Competition in the Quantocks by kind permission of Mr & Mrs Hugh Warmington

The competition is divided into three classes; Novice Individuals, Novice Pairs and Open. Each competitor will be expected to lay and secure a length of hedge within the competition time limit. The difficulty and length of hedge varies with the class ranging from about 7 metres for Novices to approximately 10 metres for the Open.

Competitors should report at 9am for instructions and the draw for lengths. The competition will start at 9:30am and finish at 2:45pm. Hedges should be laid in the Devon style (horizontally laid stems (steppers) using crooks set at an angle to secure the finished length (please no baler twine). A limited number of crooks will be available on the day for the Novice Class. Would competitors in the Open Class please bring their own crooks.

To enter you must complete and return the entry form (download by clicking here)...

Completed entry forms should be returned by email to [email protected] or posted to FWAG SouthWest, Hawkridge House, Summerfield Way, Chelston Business Park, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 9JE

The closing date for entries is Friday 19th November 2021