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News Update - 1st December

Well here we are again, just two more Trials and another year will be over, but panic ye not, we have 28 events booked for 2017, and I dare say we may well may cram in a couple more!

At the end of this News Update you will find our draft 2017 calendar. All dates are subject to final confirmation when the venue details are finalised.

Apart from the Trials we already have planned a Quiz Night, Awards Presentation, and the Camping Weekend –which has a very different theme for 2017. (Can’t share yet as I am sworn to secrecy!)

In case we do not see you before Christmas all at Waltham Chase Trials wish you and your families a great Christmas and prosperous New Year.

We look forward to seeing you again in 2017

E-Mail Tidy Up

I am updating our email database for the New Year and will delete a lot of old addresses that are possibly no longer used.

If you would like an email address removed from our mailing list, please send REMOVE (in heading) to walthamchasetrials@outlook.com

If you renew your Waltham Chase membership you will automatically receive our email updates

Apologies in advance, if you have renewed your membership already you may receive duplicated emails through to the end of January

Next Waltham Chase Trial

The next Waltham Chase Trial, the final round of the 2016 of the Club Championship, is being held on Sunday, the 11th December, at Hut Hill.

The start time is 10.00am, with the sections closing at 3.00pm.

You are welcome to wear fancy dress, as long it is safe, with prizes for riders, observers and anyone else who turns out in seasonal attire.

Sam’s Catering van will be on site serving breakfasts, lunches and hot drinks.

New Year’s Eve Trial – The Dick Hoyles

Waltham Chase are holding their annual Dick Hoyles Charity Shield Trial on Saturday the 31st December at Hut Hill, with a stat time of 10.00. 

This trial is “open” all, with club and ACU membership being available on the day for non-members.

Finish time is 3.00pm, with the gates closed by 3.30 to make sure you to get away to party in good time.

Sam’s Catering van will be on site serving hot food and drinks.

We do need ten volunteer Observers for this Trial, so offers to help in advance are appreciated.

We pay £20.00 expenses to Observers for this event.

Waltham Chase Trials MCC – Quiz Evening

Waltham Chase are hosting a Quiz Evening at the Ship Inn, Redbridge on Friday the 20th January.

If you are serious about “Quizzing” this may not be for you, but if you fancy a fun night out with a drink, a laugh and some pub grub you just might enjoy it.

Doors open at 7.00 pm with the quiz starting at 7.30.

The cost per guest is £7.00, which includes a basket meal of ¼ roast chicken, Cumberland sausage, scampi, vegetable samosa, veggie burger or cod fillet served with chips and salad garnish.

You can book your tickets, confirming your menu option, at either of the two remaining 2016 Trials or reserve places by email: walthamchasetrials@outlook.com

Places are limited to just 40 guests so do book early to avoid disappointment!

As always, donated raffle prizes are appreciated.

Awards Presentation

A reminder that the 2017 Awards Presentation is being held on Saturday the 11th February at the Roddington Forge Music Club.

Entry is by way of numbered tickets which you can purchase at any upcoming Trial or by emailing Sue at walthamchasetrials@outlook.com

Full details of the evening can be found on the application form which can be downloaded from the Club Website (Find in Rules and Info – Social Events)

Award winners are being notified under separate cover.

2017 Competition Licences

We have 2017 ACU code numbers to enable you to obtain a 2017 Competition Licence.

To obtain your number, download a Club membership form from this website or pick one up at any trial, complete and post as per instructions on the form.

We will send to you a 2017 membership card which will show your 2017 unique code on the reverse side.

You then need to log on to the ACU website (ON-LINE LICENCING) and order your licence.

When you log in to the ACU site click the tab MY LICENCE to get to the correct page.

We can also issue the codes at the Club Trial on Sunday the 11th December.

Leave your Membership Application with Mo or Sue when you sign on and collect your 2017 “Membership card” at the end of the Trial.

Provisional Dates for 2017

The Waltham Chase Draft calendar for 2017. (Subject to final Confirmation)




20th Jan 2017

Quiz Night

22nd Jan

Club Championship Round 1

4th Feb

Beginners and Practice Trial

11th Feb

Awards Presentation

19th Feb

Club Championship Round 2

4th March

Beginners Trial

19th March

Club Championship Round 3 - Timed PM

25th March

Youth & Wobblers Round 1

9th April

The Keith Marshall Classic Trial

30th April

The St Paul Trophy (ACU Ben Fund)

6th May

Youth & Wobblers Round 2

21st May

Hobnail Trophy Trial (Solo Star, ABCD, P65)

3rd June

Youth & Wobblers Round 3

25th June

Club Championship Round 4                                 

1st July

Youth & Wobblers Round 4 –Camping

2nd July

Club Championship R5

(Doreen Earle Trophy)                                             

15th July

Youth & Wobblers Round 5

21st - 23rd July

Netley Marsh Weekend

30th July

The Alan Sansom Trophy

19th Aug

Beginners Trial

3rd Sept

Geoff Chandler (Solo Star, ABCD, P65)

9th Sept

Youth & Wobblers Round 6

24th Sept

Club Championship Round 6

29th Oct

George Greenland (Solo Star, ABCD, P65)

19th Nov

Club Championship Round 7

10th Dec

Club Championship Round 8

31st Dec

Dick Hoyles Charity Trial

21st Jan

2018 Club Championship Round 1