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.


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

Trophy Awarded for Current Holder 2023
Brian Master's Trophy Winner of the Task Week not awarded
Dave Fewings Memorial Shield Best two-seater flight from North Hill Phil Morrison & John Pursey
The Kennedy Trophy Best performance in a BGA rated competition Dan Hender
The Kelsey Plate Longest cross-country flight from North Hill Pete Startup
Tim Parsons Trophy Earliest declared and completed flight over 300kms from North Hill Pete Startup
The Wily Old Bird personal presentation by the CFI for guile or cunning Sally Hender
The Rose Bowl Winner of the Club Ladder (flights from North Hill) Pete Startup
The Ken Andrews Trophy Best flight in a glider with handicap 90 or less from North Hill Andy Davey
Tim's Challenge Trophy First O/R to Lasham in a glider with handicap 90 or less from North Hill not awarded
Francis Bustard Tankard Best gain of height Pete Startup
Presidents Trophy
aka The Norman Whyte Shield
Best progress Dan Hender
Instructor of the Year Member online vote James Flory
Les' Tankard Best contribution to the Club by a Junior member Joel Roulson
The Dick Wolff Trophy Best contribution to the Club by helping others Sally Hender
Des Champ Vachables Trophy The member who achieved the greatest retrieve epicness  James Smart
Le Magnifique Pissoir The most flights scoring less than 100pts on the ladder not awarded
Mike Fairclough's Diamond Cup The member who has achieved a Diamond leg Stewart Henshall