Thank you for your understanding and support regarding the cancellation of the 2020 Royal Queensland Show (Ekka), due to the worldwide coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
While the Canine Competition presented by Black Hawk cannot proceed this year, planning is already underway for the 2021 competition. The RNA will work tirelessly to ensure the 2021 Ekka is our biggest and best yet.
Please see below an update on the 2021 canine competition.
2021 Competition Update
The Hound Feature Show
This will be conducted in addition to regular Royal Queensland Show classes, with judging taking place on Tuesday 10 August 2021.
Main features of the 2021 Canine Competition presented by Black Hawk will include:
- Toys – Friday 6 August
- Non Sporting – Saturday 7 August
- Working Dogs – Sunday 8 August
- Greyhound Sweepstakes – Sunday 8 August
- Hounds – Monday 9 August
- Hound Feature Show – Tuesday 10 August
- Gundogs – Wednesday 11 August
- Terriers – Thursday 12 August
- Obedience (UD & UDX) – Thursday 12 August
- Utility – Friday 13 August
- Obedience (CD & CDX) – Friday 13 August
- Plush Puppy Sweepstakes – Saturday 14 August
- Junior Handlers – Saturday 14 August
- General Specials – Saturday 14 August
- Rally Obedience – Sunday 15 August
- Dances with Dogs – Sunday 15 August
- Agility – Sunday 15 August
- Jumping – Sunday 15 August
- The Best Exhibit in Show will be announced on Saturday 14 August. Judging for Best in Show will commence at 2pm.
To be advised. The Canine Committee is currently working through judging appointments with its pool of international judges.
Competition entries will open in April 2021.