Duffield troop wins through at It’s a Knockout contest

A record 63 Scouts from eight local troops took part in the annual Belper District Scouts It’s a Knockout competition held at Belper Leisure Centre at the weekend.

The event, on Saturday November 18, consisted of a series of fun games based in the pool, testing everything from the Scouts’ swimming, balance and problem solving abilities to their kayaking skills.

After a hard fought competition, taking on challenges such as ‘the Path of Doom’, ‘The Secret Message’ and ‘ Up the Creek Without a Paddle’, the eventual winners were 1st Duffield Friday troop, with 1st Alton Manor Bradelei troop as runners up and 1st Openwoodgate and 1st Alton Manor Beaurepaire troop in joint third.

See the final scores for all teams below:-

1st place 1st Duffield Friday 101 points

2nd place 1st Alton Manor Bradelei 92 points

3rd place 1st Openwoodgate B 90 points

3rd place 1st Alton Manor Beaurepaire 90 points

5th place 1st Duffield Wednesday 84 points

6th place 4th Belper 76 points

7th place 1st Belper 65 points

8th place 1st Openwoodgate A 55 points

9th place 1st Duffield Monday 23 points