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Fleece Breeds

Fleece Breeds

Schedules and entry forms are now available for the Sheep and Wool competitions.

Please refer to the relevant competition category for more information.

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The Royal Queensland Show is host to a variety of Fleece Breed Competitions including Alpacas and Alpaca Fleece, Angoras and Mohair Fleece, Prime Lambs, Sheep and Wool.

 

Before You Enter
Please ensure that you have read the Fleece Breeds 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.


Thank you to our sponsors who contributed towards the Fleece Breeds competition.

 



For specific competition related enquiries please contact:

Fleece Breeds - Competition & Events Coordinator
Phone:  07 3253 3900
Email:  entries@royalqueenslandshow.com.au

Alpaca and Alpaca Fleece

Alpaca and Alpaca Fleece

This competition showcases all kinds of classes and different breeds of Alpacas and fleeces.

Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:  
    Tuesday 2 May 2017
  • Applications to enter close:  
    Monday 19 June 2017
  • Delivery of animals:
    Refer to schedule for more detailed information
  • Judging dates:
    Fleeces - Tuesday 1 August 2017 at 9am
    Alpacas - Saturday 19  August 2017 at 9am

Thank you to our sponsors who contributed towards the Alpaca and Alpaca Fleece competition.

Angora and Mohair Fleece

Angora and Mohair Fleece

This competition covers a number of different classes. The Angora goat is a breed of domestic goat from Turkey introduced in Australia in the 1830s. Angora goats produce the lustrous fibre known as mohair.

Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:  
    Tuesday 2 May 2017
  • Applications to enter close:  
    Friday 16 June 2017 at 5pm
  • Delivery of animals and judging dates:
    See schedule for more information

Thank you to our sponsors who contributed towards the Angora and Mohair Fleece competition.

Prime Lambs

Prime Lambs

The Prime Lambs Competition, supported by Carey Bros. Meats is all about lamb and is judged on quality of carcass. Includes grass fed and lot fed.

Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:  
    Tuesday 2 May 2017
  • Applications to enter close:  
    Friday 23 June 2017 at 5pm
  • Judging dates:
    Thursday 8 August 2017
  • Prime Lamb Carcass Auction:
    Wednesday 9 August 2017 - During the Led Steer Auction, Main Arena (Oval 1)

Thank you to our sponsor who contributed towards the Prime Lambs competition.

ENTRIES CLOSE:

Friday 23 June 2017 at 5.00PM

Sheep

Sheep

Meat and dual purpose breeds, open and school competitions.

Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:  
    Monday 10 April 2017
  • Applications to enter close:  
    Friday 16 June 2017 at 5pm
  • Delivery of animals:
    Tuesday 15 August 2017 after 12noon
    Animals must be penned by 8pm on that day
  • Judging dates:
    Open classes:  Thursday 17 August 2017 at 1.30pm, Stock Pavilion
    School classes:  Friday 18 August 2017 at 9am, Stock Pavilion

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

Wool

Wool

Skirted fleeces showcases 16 different competition classes of wool on show. Prizes also awarded for various Champions of show.

Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:  
    Monday 10 April 2017
  • Applications to enter close:  
    Friday 30 June 2017 at 5pm
  • Delivery of exhibits:
    See schedule for more information
  • Judging dates:
    Thursday 3 and Friday 4 August 2017, Building 8 from 8am
  • Collection of exhibits:
    Sunday 20 August 2017 after 4pm

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