Village Competitions

This year at REVIVAL 2019 the Mountsorrel Community Team are hosting three free-to-enter village competitions.

They are:

  • Photography
  • Scone Baking
  • Decorate a Biscuit (for young people aged 12 or under only)

How to Enter

If you wish to enter of our competitions, you must Register by Wednesday 7th August 2019. Click here to Register. Once you have registered you will be sent a Registration Number. Registration is free and we promise to only use your data to process your competition entry.

You must bring your entry along to the Mountsorrel Memorial Centre between 09:00 and 10:30 on Sunday 11th August 2019 ready for judging. Your entry must be labelled only with your Registration Number.

Judges will award prizes for entries placed First, Second and Third for each competition.

Waitrose are kindly supplying the prizes for the Photography and Baking competitions.

An outline of the rules for each competition are set out below. You can view the full set of Competition Rules here (opens in new tab).

Photography Competition

All non-professional photographers can enter.

The theme is ‘Mountsorrel Life’. Entrants can submit a maximum of 3 photographs entered as prints up to 8” by 10” (203 mm x 254 mm) in size. Prints may be Black & White or Colour.

Entrants can enhance a photograph to make it brighter, clearer etc, but not manipulate its content.

Prints should not be framed but maybe mounted on white card. Optionally each print may be given a title.

Judging will consider a range of factors including how well they illustrate the theme of the competition, composition, originality, and technical ability. Age will be taken into consideration if 16 or under.

Scone Baking Competition

All non-professional bakers can enter.

Entrants should submit 4 to 6 scones. Only fruit scones are permitted. Scones must not contain any other filling or other external decoration.

Scones should be presented on a plate no more than 10″ (254 mm) in diameter.

Scones will be judged on presentation, texture, and taste. Age will be taken into consideration if 16 or under.

Decorate a Biscuit Competition

Only young people aged 12 or under may enter.

Entrants should decorate up to 3 rich tea or digestive biscuits in whatever manner they prefer. Decorations should not protrude beyond the edge of the biscuit. Decorations must be edible although the biscuits will not be tasted.

Biscuits must be presented on a paper plate.

Entries will be judged on creative content, originality and the age of the decorator.