Boots fit for a Queen crowned at the 2022 Balmoral Show

17th May 2022

The Balmoral Show ‘Fill Your Boots’ competition sponsored by Hillmount Garden Centre and 3T Power took place on Wednesday 11th May showcasing “Boots fit for a Queen” in recognition of the Queens Platinum Jubilee.

On the day, the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) President Christine Adams had the difficult task of judging the competition. 

Rivalry was fierce as green-fingered enthusiasts battled it to be crowned King or Queen within the Healthy Horticulture section of the Show.

The following winners were announced;

Pre School & Primary School up to 11 Years
1st - Tamsin, Libby & Amber Elwood, Lisburn
2nd - Ellah Robinson, New Zealand
3rd - Pond Park Primary P4 Class, Lisburn

12 - 17 Years
1st - Lucy Stevenson, Ballymoney
2nd - Ballyclare Secondary School Horticulture
3rd - Luke Silcock, Lurgan

Over 18 Years
1st - William McElroy, Dromara
2nd - Ruth McElroy, Dromara
3rd - Andrew Ritchie, Ballyhalbert