Competition Classes

THE WORLD STICKMAKING CHAMPIONSHIP  ORGANISED & RUN BY THE BRITISH STICKMAKERS GUILD   2017 SHOW SCHEDULE 

CLASS A PLAIN WALKING STICK HORN Plain No Decoration Nose In Or Nose Out Of A Size Not To Qualify As A Crook, In Horn Ram, Buffalo, Cow Etc But Excluding Staghorn.
CLASS B PLAIN HORN CROOK Plain No Decoration Neck Or Leg Cleek Of Working Size In Horn Ram, Buffalo, Cow Etc But Excluding Staghorn.
CLASS C FANCY STICK HORN In Horn Ram, Buffalo, Cow Etc With Carving Or Decoration, May Be Painted Or Coloured Any Shape Walking Stick, Crook, Leg Cleek, Half Head , Thumb Stick etc, But Excluding Staghorn.
CLASS D PLAIN THUMB STICK HORN Plain No Decoration In Horn Ram, Buffalo, Cow etc But Excluding Staghorn.
CLASS E PLAIN WALKING STICK, WOOD Plain No Decoration To Include Natural One Piece, Nose In Or Nose Out Of Size Not To Qualify As A Crook.
CLASS F PLAIN CROOK WOOD Plain No Decoration To Include Natural One Piece Neck Or Leg Cleek, Of Working Size.
CLASS G FANCY STICK WOOD Any Carved Wood Stick Can Painted Or Coloured, Any Shape Walking Stick, Crook, Leg Cleek, Half Head, Thumbstick, One Or Two Piece Etc.
CLASS H PLAIN THUMB STICK WOOD Plain No Decoration To Include Natural One Piece stick.
CLASS I ANY OTHER Any Stick Not Covered By Any Other Class.
CLASS J STAGHORN FANCY Any Staghorn Stick, Including thumbstick With Any Carving Or Insert May Be Painted Or Coloured.
CLASS K STAGHORN PLAIN Plain No Decoration May Have Caps & Spacers In Another Material Any Staghorn Stick Other Than Thumb Stick.
CLASS L STAGHORN THUMB STICK Plain No Decoration May Have Caps & Spacers In Another Material
CLASS M SHORT STICKS Must Be 42″ Or Shorter, Any Stick Plain Or Fancy, May Be Painted Or Coloured.
No Person May Enter As A Novice If They Have Competed In Any Open Stickmaking Competition Before The First Of January 2016
CLASS N NOVICE HORN Plain Or Fancy (Unless Q & R Are Run) Any Stick Of Any Shape, Any Type Of Horn.
CLASS O NOVICE WOOD Plain Or Fancy Any Stick Of Any Shape Or Type, Made Of Wood.
CLASS P MINIATURES Consisting Of A Collection Of Five Sticks All In Proportion & Mounted On A Base. Plain Or Fancy maximum length Nine Inches Any Material Any Shape. ONLY STICKS WILL BE JUDGED
THESE CLASSES MAY BE HELD AT LARGE SHOWS RUN BY THE B.S.G    IF MORE THAN 6 STICKS ARE ENTERED IN EACH CLASS.
CLASS Q NOVICE FANCY HORN Any Type Of Horn With Carving Or Decoration. May Be Painted Or Coloured Any Shape Walking Stick, Crook, Leg Cleek, Half Head, Thumb Stick, One Or Two Piece Etc.
CLASS R NOVICE FANCY WOOD Any Carved Wood Stick Can Be Painted Or Coloured Any Shape Walking Stick, Crook, Leg Cleek, Half Head, Thumb Stick, One Or Two Piece Etc.
CLASS S JUNIOR Any Stick Made By A Person Under The Age Of 16 Years.
CLASS X CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS British & UK National Championship Shows, the winner of Best in Show at any of these shows in the year 2016 will be eligible to enter these sticks in Champion of Champions at Chatsworth Show in 2017
Spacers are allowed in all classes and end caps are allowed in all thumb stick classes. Sticks may be entered, with or without any type of ferrule. No sticks will be accepted with the a maker’s name or any type of maker’s brand on any part of the stick.