Classes and Prizes 2024

Fruit and Vegetables

Class No. Class Name
1 One Cabbage
2 Three Onions
3 Six Shallots
4 Five Salad Potatoes
5 Five Potatoes other than Salad Potatoes
6 Six Runner Beans
7 Six Pods of beans other than runners
8 Three Courgettes
9 Three Carrots
10 Three Beetroot
11 Three leaves of Chard / Beet
12 Five tomatoes of the same variety
13 Five Small fruited tomatoes of the same variety
14 One Squash or marrow
15 One Heaviest Squash
16 One Cucumber
17 A vegetable grown from Heritage / Heirloom seed, quantity as shown in the definitions list. Remember to write the variety on your entry card.
18 One Longest Carrot
19 One Longest Runner Bean
20 One Funniest shaped vegetable
21 Vegetable not already mentioned in classes 1 – 16
22 A small decorative basket of mixed vegetables and fruit. Max basket size 30cm
23 Dish of hard fruit *
24 Dish of soft fruit *
25 Dish of stone fruit *
* See bottom of the Showing Tips page for the quantity of specimens to be shown in ‘Vegetable not already mentioned’ class & the number of specimens that constitute a ‘dish’ classes 23,24,25
26 Collection of herbs in a vase

Flowers, Foliage and Ornamental

Class No. Class Name
27 Dahlia – three stems of one variety
28 Dahlia – one specimen bloom
29 Mixed display of Dahlias, at least three different varieties
30 Three Ornamental Gourds
31 Roses three stems any variety
32 Roses one Specimen Bloom
33 A fragrant Rose. Winner to be decided by public vote.
34 Fuchsias five stems of one or more variety
35 A cactus or succulent
36 One stem of each of three foliage plants
37 A collection of garden flowers (minimum of five varieties)
38 Annuals – three Stems one Variety
39 Biggest Sunflower head (it doesn’t have to be in bloom)
40 A display of garden flowers in an unusual container
41 A house plant
42 Miniature flower display in a tea cup not exceeding 10cm x 10cm x 10cm.


Class No.Class Name
43A Tea Loaf
44Five 20th birthday cupcakes “Rye Flower & Veg” themed
45Five healthy bread rolls
46A cake to include a vegetable and / or fruit ingredient
47Six Cocktail Sausage Rolls with an interesting addition
48Six Chocolate Blondies or Brownies
49Jar Fruit Jam or Jelly
50Jar of Marmalade
51A Jar of Chutney
52A Jar of Pickled Fruit or Veg



Maximum Size A4 excluding mount

Class No.Class Name
53“A Harvest” (of anything)
54“A celebration” (of any event)
55“Rye’s Water” (eg. stream, pond, flood, river, sea)
56“An Insect” (a close-up or macro image)
57“A Film Title” (Winner to be decided by public vote)


Class No.Class Name
58Something made of Wool
59A Painting (any medium max A4 excluding mount)
60“An Environmental Collage” (natural environment,plants, animals, the weather, landscape, seascape etc.)
61A birthday card celebrating Rye Flower & Veg’s 20th Year. Any Medium (max A5)
62Decorative Wreath using re-cycled or found items. (Ring size max 35cm. Don’t forget a hook for display purposes)

Prizes and Awards

The Festival Challenge Bowl – highest overall score in the show

The Tate Trophy – best entry in the Fruit and Vegetable classes

The Turk Trophy – allotment holder with highest number of place points in the horticultural classes of the show

The RHS Banksian Medal – highest number of place points in the horticultural classes of the show (In accordance with RHS rules, any competitor who has won the Banksian medal in the last two years is not eligible to win this medal).

Prizes will also be awarded to category winners