Trophies

It is against the spirit of the DW race to attempt to subvert the rules or manipulate entry details in any way in order to compete for trophies. Trophies are awarded for bona fide entries only.

 

1. THE DEVIZES - WESTMINSTER CHALLENGE CUP
Donated by A. E. Weibel, for the fastest senior crew. Plus PLAQUES donated by Kirton Kayaks.

2. THE JIM CORNWELL SHIELD
Donated by Jim Cornwell, for the second fastest senior crew. Plus PLAQUES donated by Kirton Kayaks.

3. THE STAN NEWELL SHIELD
Donated by Stan Newell, for the third fastest senior crew. Plus PLAQUES by Kirton Kayaks.

5. THE DESIGNER TROPHY
Donated by Henry Ross, for the designer of the winning boat. Plus CERTIFICATE.

6. THE DEVIZES - WESTMINSTER TEAM TROPHY
Donated by the Lancashire Regiment, for the team of three crews registering the lowest aggregate time. (Team drawn from maximum of four nominated crews.) Plus CERTIFICATES.

7. THE PARACHUTE COMMANDOS TROPHY
Donated by the Parachute Commandos, Belgium, for the team in second place. Plus CERTIFICATES.

8. CERTIFICATES
For the team taking third place.

9. THE DEVIZES - WESTMINSTER CIVILIAN TROPHY
Donated by F.J. Jennings, for the fastest civilian crew. Plus MEDALS.

10. THE DEVIZES-WESTMINSTER SERVICES TROPHY
Donated by The Royal Marines Canoe Club, for the fastest crew who are both serving members of HM.Armed Forces (Regular). Plus MEDALS.

11. THE DEVIZES-WESTMINSTER RESERVE TROPHY
Donated by the 10th Battalion Parachute Regiment (TA), for the fastest crew who are both members of the Reserve Forces. Open to RNR: RMFVR: R.AUX: A.F. and T.A.. Plus MEDALS.

12. THE VETERANS TROPHY
Donated by Dale Johnson, for the crew of the greatest total age who complete the course. Plus MEDALS.

13. THE DEVIZES-WESTMINSTER SCOUT TROPHY
Donated by the Borough of Devizes, for the fastest Scout crew. Plus MEDALS.

14. THE ROGER CRANE MEMORIAL TROPHY
Donated by H.W. Crane, for the fastest Royal Navy Crew. Plus REPLICAS.

15. THE RAF TROPHY
Donated by the RAF Sports Board, for the fastest RAF crew. Plus MEDALS donated by the RAF Canoe Association.

16. DEVIZES-WESTMINSTER CANADIAN TROPHY
Donated A.R.Beale and A.R. Beale Junior, for the fastest crew paddling a Canadian Canoe with single bladed paddles. Plus MEDALS.

17. THE LEE TROPHY
Donated by Dr M. A. Lee, for the fastest crew who are both veterans, i.e. over 35 years of age on the 1stJanuary preceding the Race.

18. THE CPO W.R.TEMPLETON RN MEMORIAL TROPHY
Donated by Susan Templeton, for the fastest mixed crew.

18a. THE HIGHLAND QUAICH TROPHY
Donated by Mark Bragg and Susi Moessner of Integrate Paddling, for the second fastest mixed crew.

19. THE WOODPECKER CIDER LADIES ROSE BOWL
Donated by H.P. Bulmer Drinks Ltd., for the fastest ladies crew.

20. THE SIR JAMES AND LADY SWAFFIELD TROPHY
Presented to the support team of the fastest senior crew.

21. THE HASLAM TROPHY
Donated by the Metropolitan Police, for the fastest Police crew.

22. THE DEVIZES-WESTMINSTER ARMY TROPHY
Donated by the Army Support Control Board, for the fastest Army senior crew who are members of the Regular or Territorial Army.

23. THE OVERSEAS TROPHY
Donated by R. Meads, for the fastest crew not of British or Irish nationality who have visited the UK primarily to enter the Race.

24. THE ROYAL ENGINEERS TROPHY
Donated by the Corps of Royal Engineers, for the Services team of three crews registering the lowest aggregate time. Teams to be drawn from a maximum of four nominated crews. Open to HM Regular Forces and Reserve Forces teams from RNR: RMFVR: R Aux AF and TAVR.

25. THE SENIOR LADIES C2 TROPHY
Donated by Mobile Adventure, for the fastest canoe paddled by ladies.

27. THE GILLINGHAM TROPHY
Donated by Gillingham Canoe Club, for the fastest civilian team of three crews.

28. THE UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE TROPHY
Donated in memory of Frank Welch, for the fastest crew entered by a University or Universities. The trophy is intended to encourage universities to promote canoeing. The organisers will not recognise clubs that appear to exist solely on paper or which appear to have been set up solely for the purposes of winning this trophy. University Officer Training Corps and other relevant University Student Bodies remain eligible for this trophy.

29. BULMERS CIDER TROPHY
Donated by H.P. Bulmers Drinks Ltd, for the fastest ladies crew both aged over 35 years.

29a. THE FOLDING BOAT TROPHY
Presented by the Artist's Rifles Association for the crew of the fastest folding boat.

30. THE WILTSHIRE GAZETTE SHIELD
Donated by Kirton Kayaks Ltd., for the fastest junior crew. Plus PLAQUES.

31. PLAQUES
Donated by Kirton Kayaks Ltd., for the second-fastest crew.

32. MEDALS
For the third fastest crew.

33. THE DESIGNER'S CERTIFICATE
For the designer of the winning boat.

34. THE JUNIOR TEAM TROPHY
Donated by the Lancashire Regiment, for the team of three crews registering the lowest aggregate time, teams drawn from a maximum of four nominated crews. Plus CERTIFICATES.

35. METROPOLITAN POLICE CADET SHIELD
Donated by the Metropolitan Police Cadets, Hendon, for the team taking second place. Plus CERTIFICATES.

36. THE CITY OF LONDON POLICE CADET CUP
Donated by the City of London Police Cadets, for the team taking third place. Plus CERTIFICATES.

37. MEDALS.
Donated by the RAF Canoe Association, for the fastest RAF crew.

38. THE BERKSONION TROPHY
Donated by C.S. Campbell and J. D. Eustace, for the fastest civilian crew. Plus MEDALS.

39. THE JUNIOR LADIES TEAM TROPHY
Donated by Kimbolton School, for the fastest ladies team of two crews (2 of 3). Plus CERTIFICATES.

40. THE JUNIOR SCOUTS TROPHY
Donated by the Greater London Council, for the fastest Scout crew. Plus MEDALS.

41. THE JUNIOR LADIES TROPHY
Donated by the Metropolitan Police Cadets, for the fastest girls crew.

42. THE LONGRIDGE TROPHY
Donated by Longridge Scout Boating Centre, for the second fastest Scout crew.

43. THE SCHOOLS TEAM TROPHY
Donated by Geoff Good, to be awarded to the team of three crews all of whom must be pupils at the same school. Team to be drawn from a maximum of four crews.

44. BSCA JUNIOR TROPHY
For the fastest crew, both of who are under 17 years on the 1st January of the year of the Race and are from the same school.

45. JUNIOR CANOE TROPHY
For the fastest junior crew in a Canadian Canoe.

46. THE SIMON ZWECK MEMORIAL TROPHY
Donated by Bryanston School Canoe Club, for the support crew of the fastest junior crew.

47. THE HMS ALACRITY McKAIG CUP
Donated by the Second Sea Lord & Commander in Chief Naval Home Command, for the fastest team of three Combined Cadet Force crews.

51. MARSPORT SHIELD
Donated by Marsport Ltd., for the fastest single. Plus MINIATURE SHIELD.

52. MINIATURE SHIELD
Donated by Marsport Ltd., for the second fastest single.

53. MINIATURE SHIELD
Donated by Marsport Ltd, for the third fastest single.

54. THE BLACK SWAN SALVER
Donated by the Black Swan, Devizes, for the fastest lady.

55. THE HALF CENTURY CUP
For the fastest singles paddler over 50 years of age.

56. THE SINGLES TEAM TROPHY
For the team of three singles paddlers registering the lowest aggregate time.

57. THE MOBILE ADVENTURE CANOE TROPHY
Donated by Mobile Adventure for the fastest single canoe.

58. FASTEST VETERAN LADY
For the highest placed female paddler over 35 years of age.

59. FASTEST UNIVERSITY SINGLE
For the fastest single paddler who is in full-time education entered by a University.

60. THE MAUREEN DUCK MEMORIAL CUP
For the highest placed male paddler over 35 years of age.

61. THE FRED BARTLETT TROPHY.
Awarded to the fastest Veteran/Junior crew. Plus MEDALS.

62 THE ALICE CHITTOCK CHALLENGE TROPHY.
Donated by John Chittock, for the fastest scout crew. Plus MINIATURES.

97. THE TRANS CLASS TEAM TROPHY
Awarded to the fastest team consisting of one Senior Double, one Junior Double and one Senior Single from the same club.

98. THE PFEIFFER CUP
For the crew which raises the most sponsorship

99. THE SIR LOUIS AND LADY GLUCKSTEIN TROPHY
For the crew, or crewman displaying exceptional courage and fortitude.

This trophy will only be presented if, in the opinion of the Committee, the actions of a crew or crewman are judged to be of outstanding merit. Written nominations from the public for this trophy will be considered, together with recommendations from Race Officials.

Nominations for this trophy must be submitted to the Competition Secretary, in writing, within seven days of Easter Monday. Medals also awarded.

100. CERTIFICATES
Are awarded to all competitors who complete the course.