Category Archive: Competitions

Scouting Competitions

Rayner Trophy 2017

For the first time in many years we entered two teams into the Rayner Trophy, one experienced and one with no experience of Rayner. The competition followed the Highlands Trail which proved beneficial we hiked the trail a few years ago and it was also done as a First Class hike a year or two …

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Awards for 2016

2016 was a good year at 1st Claremont. In the Star Awards, the Cub Pack achieved a Gold Star, the Troop achieved a Bronze Star, one Patrol achieved a Gold Star, and two achieved Silver. In the Tonkin Trophy, which ranks all the groups in the Western Cape, we came 7th overall. Well done everyone!

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Gordon Shield 2015

For the first time in many years and possibly in 107 years we entered two teams into Gordon Shield. It was substantially more demanding and expensive to enter two teams, both in equipment and organisation but we felt the effort was more than worth it. As is the norm, the competition was held at Hawequas with …

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Gordons Shield

The Gordons Shield is a long standing competition in the Western Cape with a history which can be found here. The Gordons Shield is a standing camp format. Back in the older days (about 30 years ago) it was held in March/ April but these days it is held in August/ September which means it …

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Competition Results

Competitions are how we judge our training and advancement programs. Taking part and trying our best is an important part of development for our scouts but doing well is also important as it boosts self-confidence for the troop as a whole. Results are not everything but they are not to be discounted either. We believe …

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2014 Photo Album

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Upton Trophy 2013

We came 36 out of 58. Well done to the team on a tough Upton.

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Kon-Tiki 2013

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Upton Trophy

The Upton Trophy is the junior version of the Rayner Trophy and is open to scouts from age 11 – 14.5. It usually lasts only one day and is held in April every year. The location is only disclosed shortly before the competition although secrecy is not as pervasive as on the Rayner Trophy. The …

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Kon-Tiki – Final Arrangements

Kon-Tiki is upon us again. We effectively have a long weekend for Kon-Tiki which we will need to use due to logistical challenges. On Thursday 21st we will meet at the hall at 10.00am to complete the painting and pack all the equipment ready to move. We expect to be finished by 3.00pm although we …

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