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Paddock to Palate

Paddock to Palate

Paddock to Palate

Paddock to Palate

Paddock to Palate 70 & 100 Day Feedlot - Class 37 & 38 Competitions


2016 Results Catalogues


Australian beef producers will have the chance to ‘steak’ their claim on almost $60,000 in prize money, with entries opening today for the RNA’s Paddock to Palate Competition presented by Mort & Co and the 2017/18 Paddock to Palate Wagyu Challenge.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary next year, the Paddock to Palate Competition is tipping the scales with $46,000 in prize money, making it the nation’s richest beef competition of its kind.

Meanwhile, Australian Wagyu producers will also cash in next year, with $10,000 in prize money up for grabs in the 2016/17 Paddock to Palate Wagyu Challenge.

See below for more information

Paddock to Palate

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* Images from the 2016 Competition 

Click here to view the 2016 Class 37 Pen 1

Click here to view the 2016 Class 37 Pen 2

Click here to view the 2016 Class 38

Thank you to our sponsors who contributed towards the Paddock to Palate 70 and 100 Day Feedlot and the Wagyu Challenge competitions. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



For specific competition related enquiries please contact:

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

Paddock to Palate 70 & 100 Day Feedlot

Paddock to Palate 70 & 100 Day Feedlot

Key Dates

100 day Feedlot Competition – Class 37

  • Nominations close
    Friday 3 February 2017
  • Delivery of animals to Mort & Co Grassdale Feedlot
    Monday 27 February 2017
  • Commencement of feedlot competition
    Tuesday 7 March 2017
  • Feedlot competition concludes - final weighing
    Thursday 15 June 2017

70 day Feedlot Competition – Class 38     

  • Nominations close
    Friday 3 February 2017
  • Delivery of animals to Mort & Co Grassdale Feedlot
    Wednesday 29 March 2017
  • Commencement of feedlot competition
    Friday 7 April 2017
  • Feedlot competition concludes - final weighing
    Friday 16 June 2017

Competition Information

  • Feedlot winners announced at Dalby lunch
    Tuesday 20 June 2017
  • Processing of Cattle
    Wednesday 21 June 2017
  • Presentation of Awards, Brisbane Showgrounds
    Friday 11 August 2017

Refer to the schedule for more information

ENTRIES CLOSE:

Friday 3 February 2017 at 5.00PM

2017 - 2018 Paddock to Palate Wagyu Challenge

2017 - 2018 Paddock to Palate Wagyu Challenge

Australian Wagyu producers will have the chance to stake their claim on more than $10,000 in prize money, with the RNA launching the new 2017/2018 Paddock to Palate Wagyu Challenge – the only competition of its kind in the country.

The inaugural 330 day competition is calling on Wagyu producers from across the country, with entries open to Wagyu and Wagyu-cross cattle (minimum 50% Wagyu blood).

This new breed specific competition will form part of next year’s prestigious RNA Paddock to Palate Competition, presented by Mort & Co.

Refer to the schedule for more information

ENTRIES CLOSE:

Friday 21 April 2017 at 5.00PM

2016 - 2017 Paddock to Palate Wagyu Challenge

2016 - 2017 Paddock to Palate Wagyu Challenge

The 330 day Wagyu competition, which was launched in March, is nearing the halfway mark (December 2016) after attracting 16 entries in its first year, with the winners to be crowned at an awards presentation breakfast at the Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) on Friday 11 August, 2017. 

The four phased competition comprises best aggregate weight gain; a carcass competition; carcass value and finishing in a beef taste off – a palate competition where a portion of striploin is cooked and judged. 

ENTRIES CLOSED