Penalties

1.

Late Finishing   
Penalty points
At the split opening
3
At the Finish
20

2.

Depth
Penalty points
Failure to plough the specified depth
20 per cm or part thereof

3.

Rolling
Penalty points
The plots ,opening ripplings or ins and outs
20 perinfringement

4.

Penalty points
Width
20 per cm or part thereof

5.

Penalty points
Use of extraneous attachments  
20 per infringement

6.

Penalty points
More than one wheel mark at finish     
20

7.

Penalty points
Casting the Finish the wrong way 
20

8.

Penalty points
Practising outside the Plot
10

9. Failure to comply with the Safety Policy – Disqualification

10. Verbal abuse of any steward, Judge of Official – Diqualification

A competitor committing any of the following Infringements of the Rules and Procedures will be penalised by the Chief Steward. The Penalty will be from 1 to 5 points for each such infringement, however upon repeated infringement of the Rules the competitor may be disqualified by the Chief Steward.

11. Using more than 3 sighting poles

12. Dressing the Ploughing i.e. Using hands, feet or a hand held implement to shape the furrows.

13. Dismounting on the ploughed ground

14. Removing a plough body

15. Removing  skimmers or coulters, except that skimmers may be removed when opening and finishing.

Note :   The Chief Steward’s decision regarding the Interpretation and Application of the Rules and Penalties shall be Final.

A list of Eligible tractors and ploughs for the various Classes is available from the Association.

It should be noted that the following Ploughs are not eligible for the Vintage Classes.

1            FISKARS MATCH PLOUGH

2            KVERNELAND HYDRIEN and SUPER HYDRIEN

3            RANSOMES BONNING MATCH PLOUGH

4            RANSOMES TS 86 MATCH PLOUGH*

* In the Classic Class Plough number 4 is permitted 1,2&3 are not permitted.

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