Young Judge Competition 2011
Young Judges Competition 2011
Twenty year old Ben Orchard was the winner of the WPCS Young Judge Competition 2011 held recently in conjunction with the National Welsh Show on the Three Counties Showground.
Ben Orchard and Sponsor Mrs Kathleen James
Ben, from Awbridge in Hants, came from the senior section and impressed judges Mr Robert Parker Jones and Mr William Jenkins with his knowledge and presentation to take the overall title.
The following day Ben gained ring experience when he accompanied Mr Jenkins who judged the 2011 Brightwells Section D final at the National Show. Ben also received the Llanarth Salver kindly donated by Ann and Len Bigley and a bespoke stick made and presented by Council member, Mike Daley
Prize money throughout was kindly sponsored by Mrs Kathleen James which included a special overseas award which went to Leonard Zoet from Holland. The winning association was the team of Richard Jones, Lowri Reed and Thomas Jones from Ceredigion taking home the training bursary kindly presented by Mr and Mrs Jeff Parry.
The full list of winners is as follows:
Prize money kindly sponsored by Mrs Kathleen James
|Group 1||10 – 12 yrs||(Assocation)|
|1.||Georgia Wildgoose||South West|
|Group 2||13 – 18 yrs||(Assocation)|
|Group 3||19 – 21 yrs||(Assocation)|
|1.||Ben Orchard||Southern Counties|
|2.||Leonard Zoet||Individual (Holland)|
|(Llanarth Trophy kindly presented by Mr & Mrs Bigley)|
|Training bursary kindly presented by Mr & Mrs J Parry|
|Ceredigion – Richard Jones, Thomas Jones and Lowri Reed|
Special Overseas Award kindly presented by Mrs K James