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Cygnet & Novice 2022
A child may enter any class for which they are eligible, e.g. an 8-year-old may enter Juniors or Teens/Young Adults. However, children are limited to winning three Gold awards in any one class. Once three Gold awards have been achieved in one category, the child must then move up to the next level if they wish to continue competing. Any child winning three Gold awards in the Teens category may then enter the Novice class at Adult level. Open to BSG members and non-members. Children must be of the appropriate age for their category on 21st May 2022.
CD B - Juniors up to the age of 12 - Horrible Histories
An item of the competitor’s choice with the theme ‘Horrible Histories’, using any edible medium. Dummies, wire, edible and inedible supports may be used. If creating a cake, wires must be in flower picks. Ribbon may only be used to edge the board. All work to be done solely by the competitor. Age, NOT NAME, to be displayed by the exhibit. No height restriction.
To fit within a 10”’ (25cm) square.
Gold Nuala Byrnes Age 10 Birmingham Branch
CD C - Teens/Young Adults up to the age of 18 – Something Special to You
A cake or dummy coated in buttercream, royal icing or sugarpaste, decorated with the theme ‘Something Special to You’. All decorations to be made from any edible medium, although stamens, thread, wire and floristry tape may be used. Ribbon may only be used to edge the board. All work to be done solely by the competitor. Age, NOT NAME, will be displayed by the exhibit. No height restriction.
To fit within a 14” (35.5cm) square.
Silver Evelyn Lowrie Age 15 Maidstone Branch
A novice is a beginner or someone new to a particular skill within the last two years who has not won a Gold award in any one class at any BSG competition. (Children’s division exempted) E.g. If I enter Novice Floral in 2019, I cannot enter that again in 2021. I can enter Novice Royal Icing if it is a new skill to me. Open to BSG members and non-members. Children are eligible to enter the novice division, entry fee applicable.
ND A – Contemporary Style Floral Hoop
A bold creative floral display, with an emphasis on the use of colour and design. Any edible mediums may be used. Only stamens, wire, floristry tape, thread and hoop allowed. Ribbon may be used in moderation. Method of display competitor’s choice. No height restriction. To fit within 14” (35.5cm) square. See BSG
Gold & Trophy Rebecca Howie Portsmouth Branch
ND B - Cupcakes – Carnival
Nine cupcakes decorated with the theme ‘Carnival’. One cupcake will be selected at random and cut and tasted. List of ingredients required. No artificial decorations allowed except for cupcake cases. Method of display is competitor’s choice. No height restriction.
To fit within 14” (35.5cm) square.
Silver Jill Thorp Individual Member