Club trophies

Club Trophies

The annual presentation of trophies followed the AGM on Saturday evening. The leading cross-country pilots of the club,  took several of the awards for some great flights from North Hill and on club expeditions.


The Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC) awards a number of trophies each year to club members.

Trophy Awarded for Current Holder 2017
Brian Master's Trophy Winner of the Task Week not awarded
Dave Fewings Memorial Shield Best two-seater flight Ron Johns & Phil Morrison
The Kennedy Trophy Best performance in a BGA rated competition Ron Johns & guests
The Kelsey Plate Longest cross-country flight Ron Johns & Phil Morrison
Tim Parsons Trophy Earliest declared and completed flight over 300kms Wyn Davies
The Wily Old Bird personal presentation by the CFI for guile or cunning Robert Lee
The Rose Bowl Winner of the Club Ladder Pete Startup
The Ken Andrews Trophy Best flight in a wooden glider John Burrow & John Pursey
Tim's Challenge Trophy First O/R to Lasham in a wooden glider John Burrow & John Pursey
Francis Bustard Tankard Best gain of height Pete Startup
Presidents Trophy
aka The Norman Whyte Shield
Best progress Ellie Carter
Instructor of the Year Member online vote Mike Sloggett
Les' Tankard Best contribution to the Club by a Junior member Reuben Buss
The Dick Wolff Trophy Best contribution to the Club by helping others Jill Harmer
Des Champ Vachables Trophy The member who achieved the greatest retrieve epicness  Ron Johns / Wyn Davies
Le Magnifique Pissoir The most flights scoring less than 100pts on the ladder Nigel Everett

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