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 2016
Brian Master's Trophy Winner of the Task Week Pete Harmer,  Jill Harmer
Dave Fewings Memorial Shield Best two-seater flight John Pursey, Nick Jones
The Kennedy Trophy Best performance in a BGA rated competition Phil Morrison
The Kelsey Plate Longest cross-country flight Matt Wright
Tim Parsons Trophy Earliest declared and completed flight over 300kms Matt Wright
The Wily Old Bird personal presentation by the CFI for guile or cunning John Street
The Rose Bowl Winner of the Club Ladder Matt Wright
The Ken Andrews Trophy Best flight in a wooden glider Peter Bennett
Tim's Challenge Trophy First O/R to Lasham in a wooden glider not awarded
Francis Bustard Tankard Best gain of height Pete Startup
Presidents Trophy
aka The Norman Whyte Shield
Best progress Will Stainer
Instructor of the Year Member online vote Pete Harmer
Les' Tankard Best contribution to the Club by a Junior member Sam Flory
The Dick Wolff Trophy Best contribution to the Club by helping others Aston Key / Paul Kane
Des Champ Vachables Trophy The member who achieved the greatest retrieve epicness  Team Eagle
Le Magnifique Pissoir The most flights scoring less than 100pts on the ladder David Clements


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