Rich re­wards for keen Show ex­hibitor

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Near You -

AS­COT’S James Pritchard (7) is on to a win­ner, en­ter­ing mul­ti­ple Royal Show com­pe­ti­tions and us­ing the prize money to fund his show fun.

James had 29 en­tries in the Perth Royal Show this year across the fields of poul­try, pet cat, cook­ery, cre­ative craft and cavy com­pe­ti­tions.

“He has re­ally got the com­pe­ti­tion bug,” mum Vic­to­ria Cay­ley said.

“He has worked out there is prize money in­volved and he uses it to buy show­bags,” she said.

James’s en­thu­si­asm has al­ready paid off, as he won first prize in the ju­nior sec­tion of the Cre­ative Craft com­pe­ti­tion for an ar­ti­cle made en­tirely from re­cy­cled ma­te­ri­als.

He also en­joyed suc­cess in the pi­geon and poul­try com­pe­ti­tions, win­ning an RAS cer­tifi­cate for the re­serve cham­pion ju­nior ex­hibit.

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