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Competitions

Join us for the 3 Knot Challenge and Kids’ Activities.

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The 3 Knot Challenge

Watch Richard Hughes from Myerscough College setting the #3KnotChallenge time for you to beat:

How you enter the 3 Knot Challenge:

  • Record and time yourself doing the challenge
  • Post your video or time on social media using the hashtag #3KnotChallenge
  • Tag the Arb Association

The Arborists’ Working Group Knot Tying Competition is a popular feature of each show giving visitors the chance to test their skills against the clock.

ARB Show Knot Tying Competition Records:

  • The all-time record for 5 knots is Matt Graham in 10.78 seconds!
  • The record for the Under-16 category is held by Sophie at 20 seconds flat!

Arboricultural Association Members Prize Draw

Our members are the lifeblood of the Arboricultural Association and throughout a difficult year they’ve always been there supporting what we do.

It’s been a long time we’ve been able to catch up with most members face to face and we’ve missed them. To show our thanks we’re running a special Virtual ARB Show prize draw for AA members only.

The winner will receive their choice of any TWO Bundles from the Arboricultural Association book shop. Simply enter your current AA Membership Number and email address in the form below to enter the draw.

Name the ARB Show 2022 Ale and Cider

One of the traditions of the ARB Show at Westonbirt is our audience named Stroud Brewery beer, from Stump Grinder to Two Stroke and Butt Rot, we’ve had some fine vintages.

We’re missing the chance to enjoy a normal ARB Show for the second year in a row, but we can look forward to getting back together in 2022, so in preparation we want you to help us name the Ale and Cider!

The winner will get a free entry to ARB Show 2022 and a free pint of the beer they named, or another beverage of their choosing.

Submit your answer using the form below and we’ll put the best entries to a vote on Twitter and Instagram this Sunday.

Kids Activity Area

The Benefits of Trees

Trees are amazing – help us spread the word.

Visit Treecare.org.uk and become a Tree Care Supporter.

Tree Council

We believe in working together for the love of trees.

The Tree Council brings everyone together with a shared mission to care for trees and our planet’s future. We inspire and empower organisations, government, communities and individuals with the knowledge and tools to create positive, lasting change at a national and local level.

International Society of Arboriculture

Educational activities curated by the ISA.