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Agriculture

Agriculture

Agriculture

Agriculture

Schedules and entry forms will be available for all Agricultural Hall competitions in due course.

Please refer to the relevant competition category for more information.
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Exhibitors that are required to enter the Showgrounds before, during and/or after Show must complete a Vehicle Access Request Form.  

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Agricultural Hall

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Before You Enter
Please ensure that you have read the Agricultural Hall Schedule before you submit your entries. To complete your application online, you must supply your credit card details. MasterCard or Visa. Unfortunately we do not accept American Express and Diners Cards.

 

Schedules
A Competition Schedule is the rule book for the Competition. The Schedule tells you everything you need to know about the Competition such as entry fees, closing dates, delivery details, conditions of entry, prizes and much more. Please be aware the Schedule is subject to change and we suggest Exhibitors regularly check the website for updates. 

 


 

For specific competition related enquiries please contact:
Agricultural Hall - Competition & Events Coordinator
Phone:  07 3253 3900
Email:  entries@royalqueenslandshow.com.au

Apiculture

Apiculture

Forming part of the Agricultural Hall, the Marsh Pty Ltd Apiculture Competition attracts honey, pollen, comb honey, beeswax and mead entries from across the country. Adding to the competition, live bee demonstrations take place daily to reveal the wonderful intricacies of their unique environment.

Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:
    Monday 27 February 2017
  • Applications to enter close:
    Friday 7 July 2017 at 5pm
  • Entry Fee:
    See schedule for more information
  • Judging:
    Saturday 5 August 2017 from 10.00am
  • Delivery of entries:
    Saturday 29 July 2017 between 8am - 9am
    Gate 1, Gregory Terrace
    Royal International Convention Centre
    Brisbane Showgrounds
    Bowen Hills QLD 4006

Thank you to our sponsors who contributed towards the Apiculture competition.

  • Bush Honey
  • Capilano Honey Ltd
  • Marsh Pty Ltd
  • Queensland Beekeepers' Association Inc

ENTRIES CLOSE:

Friday 7 July 2017 at 5.00PM

DOWNLOADS (Coming Soon)

  • Apiculture Schedule
  • Apiculture Entry Form
  • Enter Online
  • Submit your 2017 Ekka Vehicle Access Request Form

District Exhibits

District Exhibits

sponsored by 

Marsh Pty Ltd

Stemming back to 1891, the District Exhibits Contest plays an important role in the history of the Agricultural Hall. Displaying fruit, vegetables, grasses, grains, sugar cane and a medley of many other agricultural products in creative ways, the contest brings regions together to compete as teams.

Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:
    Monday 20 March 2017
  • Applications to enter close:
    TBC
  • Construction plans:
    TBC
  • Build:
    TBC
  • Judging:
    TBC

Refer to the schedule for more information.

Thank you to our sponsor, Marsh Pty Ltd who contributed towards the District Exhibits competition.

ENTRIES CLOSED

DOWNLOADS (Coming Soon)

  • District Exhibits Schedule
  • District Exhibits Entry Form

 


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Giant Pumpkin Competition

Giant Pumpkin Competition

sponsored by

  

Take part in the Royal Queensland Shows Giant Pumpkin Competition for your chance to win a share of prize money valued at over $2000 and the title of Champion Heaviest Pumpkin of Show! Ask us for a Giant Atlantic pumpkin seed pack, plant your seeds in late spring and let it grow all summer. Happy growing and may the biggest pumpkin win!

Competition Categories:

  • Open (19 years and over)
  • Youth (18 years and under)
  • Schools

Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:
    Friday 2 December 2016
  • Applications to enter close:
    Friday 21 April 2017
  • Entry Fee:
    See schedule for more information
  • Judging:
    Saturday 13 May 2017 from 9.30am
  • Delivery of entries:
    Saturday 13 May 2017 strictly between 8.30am - 9.30am

Weighing will take place on Saturday 13 May 2017 at the Brisbane Showgrounds.

If you would like to try your luck at growing Giant Atlantic pumpkin and entering our Royal Queensland Show Giant Pumpkin Competition, request a giant pumpkin seed pack by contacting the Competitions Department on 07 3253 3927 or email entries@royalqueenslandshow.com.au.

Thank you to our sponsor, Pillow Talk who contributed towards the Giant Pumpkin competition.

ENTRIES CLOSE:

Friday 21 April 2017 at 5.00PM

Giant Vegetable Competition

Giant Vegetable Competition

sponsored by 

Marsh Pty Ltd

The giant vegetable exhibits give growers an opportunity to display their ‘out of the ordinary’ specimens. They are a highlight at the show and are a compilation of the state’s biggest, longest and heaviest vegetables.

Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:
    Monday 26 June 2017
  • Applications to enter close:
    Thursday 10 August 2017 at 9am
  • Entry Fee:
    $4 per entry, per exhibit
  • Judging:
    Thursday 10 August 2017 at 10am
  • Delivery of entries (excludes Giant Pumpkin):
    Thursday 10 August 2017 from 7am and 9am
  • Collection of entries:
    Sunday 20 August 2017 after 7pm or Monday 21 August 2017

Refer to the schedule for more information.

Thank you to our sponsor, Marsh Pty Ltd who contributed towards the Giant Vegetable competition.

ENTRIES CLOSE:

Thursday 10 August 2017 at 9.00AM

DOWNLOADS (Coming Soon)

  • Giant Vegetable Schedule
  • Giant Vegetable Entry Form
  • Enter Online

 


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Youth in Agriculture

Youth in Agriculture

For the first time youth groups and high school students from across the country are given the opportunity to compete against each other to source and display agricultural produce of the highest quality. The judging elements include, effective arrangement, quality and best movement and animation. As reward for the large effort producing these displays, the youth competing have a chance at winning monetary prizes, banners and trophies.

Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:
    Monday 23 January 2017
  • Applications to enter close:
    Friday 12 May 2017 at 5pm
  • Construction plans:
    Submit by Friday 12 May 2017 at 5pm
  • Judging:
    Between Monday 7 August and Thursday 10 August 2017
  • Build commences from:
    8.30am, Saturday 5 August 2017

Refer to the schedule for more information.

Thank you to our sponsors who contributed towards the Youth in Agriculture competition.

  • AG & AE Brimblecombe
  • Marsh Pty Ltd
  • Mr & Mrs Batterham
  • Shellmac Distributors

Online Entries is not available for the Youth in Agriculture Competition.  Please print a copy of the schedule and submit your entry form before 5pm, Friday 12 May 2017

ENTRIES CLOSE:

Friday 12 May 2017 at 5.00PM

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