Latest: All our seed potatoes for the challenge have now been sold. Good luck to those taking part!




If you have purchased your seed potato, thank you for entering Spaxton Village Show’s “Container Potato Growing Challenge”. 

You have purchased a pre-chitted (ready to plant) seed potato and paid for entering your container and potatoes into the Village Show on Saturday 7thAugust 2021 (exhibits must be in place by 10:45).


  • You may purchase more than one seed potato and enter more than one container BUT only one seed potato per container is allowed.
  • The maximum container size you must use to grow your potatoes in is 15 litres.
  • You must plant only the seed potato you have been given.
  • Any growing medium and any means of cultivating your potatoes are permitted.
  • Before you bring your potato container to the Village Show please cut off the foliage.
  • Bring your complete container with the potatoes still in the growing media to the Village Show on Saturday 7th August between 08:30 and 10:45 am, please ensure your name is on the container.
  • You do not need to complete a show entry form or pay an exhibitor fee for this class.
  • We will empty out your potatoes and the judge will weigh them.
  • The competitor with the highest weight of potatoes will receive the cash prize at the afternoon prize giving ceremony.  The judge’s decision is final.
  • Please take your container and potatoes home with you after the show finishes.

Any questions then please call: Nick Rigden, 01278 671376.

Good luck!