Competition

A monthly competition is held each month from December to November, it is open to all members and members of other chapters subject to the rules below. The subjects for remainder of the  year are as follows:

  • November – Earring stand
Advanced Total Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Jim Hynes 88 15 15 15 15 13
Pat Gannon 132 13 13 13 11 9
Tom Gibson 118 11 9 11 13 5
Ciara Dowling 11 11
Chris Hayes 114 9 7 7
Jack O’Rourke 68 9 11
Seamus O’Rielly 15 15
Kevin Milton 17 6
Cecil Barron 26
Joe O’Neill 13
Novice
Frank Trappe 15 15  –
Shay Clarke 121 13 13 13 15
Jim Casin 73 15 15 15
Sean Murray 39 11
Cathal Ryan 15
Stephen Harborne 15
Joe O Brien 11
Advanced May Jun  Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov
Jim Hynes 15
Pat Gannon 15 11 9 7 11 9 11
Tom Gibson 11 13 7 9 9 11 9
Ciara Dowling
Chris Hayes 13 15 15 13 7 15 13
Jack O’Rourke 13 15 13 7
Seamus O’Rielly
Kevin Milton 11
Cecil Barron 11 15
Joe O’Neill 13
Novice
Frank Trappe
Shay Clarke 15 15 13 11
Jim Casin 15 13
Sean Murray 13 15
Cathal Ryan 15
Stephen Harborne 15
Joe O Brien 11

Seminar competition open April 2018

1st Jim Hynes

2nd Seamus O’Reilly

3rd Jack O’Rourke

Competition Rules

To ensure fairness and encourage participation the committee drew up the following rules which were approved by members at the December 2011 meeting.

Acceptance of an entry in the competition is conditional on acceptance of the following rules.

  1. The committee’s decision on all matters relating to the competition is final and binding.
  2. The competition is for members of the East Central Chapter only, although members of other Chapters may affiliate to East Central on payment of €18 and become eligible to enter our competitions.
  3. Items by visiting Guild members that are ineligible for the competition may be displayed on the day. Open events are available of course to all Guild members.
  4. One entry per person is allowed although other items may be displayed.
  5. The specification for each competition will be made known at least one month in advance
  6. Entries to the competition must be original, the work of the member submitting the piece and without any identification marks.
  7. Competition items must not have been entered in a previous East Central monthly competition.
  8. Judging will be done, as far as possible, by the demonstrator unless he or she has submitted an entry and is a member of this Chapter. In the latter case the committee will make alternative arrangements
  9. Each entry will be awarded 5 points. The winner will receive an additional 10 points and the remainder as follows:  second 8 points, third 6, and fourth 4, fifth 2, and sixth 1.
  10. To determine the overall winner for the year the accumulation of the monthly scores to a maximum of 10 months will be totted up. Should anyone have entered  more than 10 times the lowest of the scores will be ignored to bring the total entries back to 10
  11. The monthly winner and yearly overall winner will each receive a certificate