Victory Trophy competition now open

Victory Trophy competition now open

As the official charity of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth, we are pleased to once again support this year’s competition to design the ‘Victory Trophies’ for this event in July. The event which returns to the UK this summer is inviting young designers from Hampshire & the Isle of Wight to help create the official event trophies. Open to all Hampshire and Isle of Wight young people aged 5-16, with June 6th the closing date for entries.

Last year over 2,000 entries were received with eventual winner Leo Howard (6yrs old) from Solent Infant School in Farlington having his design professionally created into a stunning trophy and presented to the winning America’s Cup team at the prize giving which retur. To add to Leo’s delight home team Land Rover BAR won with Sir Ben Ainslie presented the ‘Victory Trophy’ by HRH the Duchess of Cambridge, Royal Patron of our charity. The creator of this year’s winning design will again be involved in the spectacular final day presentation on Sunday, July 24.

Last years 'Victory Trophies' design winner Leo Howard showing HRH the Duchess of Cambridge his winning design (c) Lloyd Images

Last years ‘Victory Trophies’ design winner Leo Howard showing HRH the Duchess of Cambridge his winning design (c) Lloyd Images

Judges for the even include Land Rover BAR artist in residence Jeremy Houghton, Land Rover BAR sailor and 1851 Trust Ambassador David Carr, who’ll be fighting hard to win the Victory Trophy in July, and Mark Waldron Editor of the News Portsmouth. To download the entry information visit

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