Competitions

Agricultural Competitions

General Information for the collection of exhibits and prizes:

  • Exhibits can be collected after 4 pm.
  • Prizes, certificates and prize money can be collected from the Show Office after the event.
  • The committee cannot accept any responsibility for exhibits or prize money not collected by 5.00 pm on show day.

Wool

  • All fleeces must be grown by the exhibitor.
  • All entries must be skirted ewe or wether fleeces.
  • All fleeces must be in wool packs – no plastic bags accepted.
  • Fleeces must be from commercially run flocks and must not be shedded or rugged.
  • Fleeces must be delivered to the Wool Pavilion on the show grounds no later than midday on Friday18th March.

All enquiries to Phil Morey email: [email protected]

Grand Champion Fleece – WB Downie Memorial. Prize donated by the Downie Family.

Sashes for Grand Champion Fleece and Most Commercially Valuable Fleece and 1st, 2nd, & 3rd for each class.

Prize money: 1st: $100.00, 2nd: $50.00, 3rd: $25.00

Categories

  • Less than 18 Microns  
  • 18 to 20 Microns  
  • 20 to 23 Microns
  • 23 Microns and above

Fodder and Pasture

  • Pastures are judged during 2nd week of March 2022. 
  • Results will be displayed in the Wool Pavilion on show day.
  • The minimum pasture size is 2ha, sown prior to autumn 2021 and within 50km of Bream Creek.
  • To enable a fairer assessment of entries, entrants need to provide basic information for each entry giving the basic sowing, fertiliser and grazing history.

Prize money: 1st: $100.00, 2nd: $50.00, 3rd: $25.00

Categories

  • Irrigated pasture
  • Non – irrigated Pasture
  • Lucerne Crop
  • Best Fodder Crop

Scarecrow Competition

  • Entry is open to all.  Competitors may enter as a group, family, school or individual.
  • Exhibits accepted at the Show Office by 9.00am on show day.
  • Emphasis should be on the use of natural materials.
  • Judging will take place at 10.15am on Show day.
  • Prize money: 1st: $60.00, 2nd: $30.00, 3rd: $10.00

GUESSING COMPETITIONS

Guess The Weight of the Heaviest Pumpkin

  • Located near the Forestry Hut
  • Entries close at 1pm
  • Competition entry $2.00 or 3 for $5.00 per guess (in kilograms). 
  • Prize:  Winner will receive a helicopter ride for three people with Par Avion, to be taken on show day.

Guess The Weight of the Bull

  • Located near the Forestry Hut.
  • Entries close at 1pm
  • Competition entry $2.00 or 3 for $5.00 per guess (in kilograms)
  • Prize: $100 voucher

Guess The Weight of the Rooster  

  • Located near the Forestry Hut.
  • Entries close at 1pm
  • Competition entry $2.00 or 3 for $5.00 per guess (in grams)
  • Prize: $100 voucher

Name The Flags

  • Entry forms can be obtained on show day from the show office.
  • Entries close at 1pm
  • Competition entry $2.00 per entry.
  • Looking at the flags from the veranda of the Hall of Industries, entrants must name the 14 flags (country) from left to right. 
  • Prize: 2 bottles of local wine.