The judging of the displays was by 50% audience vote and 50% judging panel. The panel of 4 judges was made up of individuals from both a professional and non-professional background, with no association with any of the bonfire societies.
The criteria for judging was as follows:
• use of material (10%)
• rhythm of display (10%)
• use of colour and effects (10%)
• overall artistic impression (10%)
• compliance (10%)
Judges score: 31.75%
Audience score: 39.30%
Total score: 71.05%
Good use of material, colourful display, great finale with drama and loud noise.
Nevill Juvenile Bonfire Society
Judges score: 33.80%
Audience score: 31.00%
Total score: 64.80%
Emotional display, clever rhythm, well spaced out, great finale, entertaining show.
Lewes Borough Bonfire Society
Judges score: 30.75%
Audience score: 29.70%
Total score: 60.45%
Compact design, some wonderful individual tableaux, good colour and finale.