Carnival classes

Will all competitors please check which Class they are entering on arrival in Smithfield.


The Organising Committee do not accept responsibility for insurance on motor vehicles taking part in the carnival. All vehicle entrants in Rhayader Carnival will be required to sign up to the Rhayader Carnival Parade Code of Conduct.

Download the Code of Conduct


Each class has rewards for the participants lucky enough to be picked out by our crack team of judges. You will not be placing any deposits on that new house, but there are many treats dotted around Rhayader during the day for you to spend your winnings on.

                                                                                                                                      1st 2nd  3rd 
Best Dressed Individual under 6 years 5.00 4.00 3.00
Best Dressed Individual under 11 years 6.00 5.00 4.00
Best Dressed Pair under 11 years 9.00 8.00 7.00
Best Dressed Individual under 16 years 7.00 6.00 5.00
Best Dressed Pair under 16 years 10.00 9.00 8.00
Best Decorated Pram/Pushchair/Bicycle with Occupant 10.00 9.00 8.00
Best Dressed Individual over 16 years 8.00 7.00 6.00
Best Dressed Pair (Audrey Griffiths Perpetual Trophy) 12.00 10.00 9.00
Best Group (Margaret James Perpetual Trophy) 15.00 12.00 10.00
Best Decorated Pick-Up, Hatchback, Open Car, Small tractor & Trailer (Val Evans Trophy) 15.00 12.00 10.00
Best Tableau on Decorated Vehicle 30.00 25.00 20.00
Most Outstanding Youth Entry  (Class 1-6) (Alvine Stuart Perpetual Trophy) 10.00
  Most Outstanding Entry (Peter Vaughan Perpetual Trophy)                                                                                             10.00                                         


We would like to say a THANK YOU to all those who have contributed in any capacity to the organising of the carnival. Also for the help and contributions in producing the programme and to all the donors. To the Rhayader branch of St. John for providing medical care this week. with much appreciation and thanks to Ellie Jones and R & B Transport for use of lorries for the Queen's visits to neighbouring carnivals, and on Carnival Day. To Rhayader Town Council for their continued and valued support. Also the Groe Trust.


Official Collection Boxes are labelled "RHAYADER CARNIVAL".
DO NOT place monies in containers or unlabelled boxes.
Thank you.


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