Youth in Agriculture

Youth in Agriculture

MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT: 2020 EKKA CANCELLED. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL STATEMENT. 

IMPORTANT UPDATE 

The RNA has made the decision to cancel the 2020 Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) in the best interests of public health. Due to the worldwide coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, increasing social distancing measures and public gathering restrictions being implemented, ensuring the health and safety of the Ekka community and the general public is paramount.
We understand the effort, time and planning our valued exhibitors put into their entries each year. Thank you for your support of Ekka.
If you have already entered this competition for 2020, our Finance department will issue a full refund of your entry fee.

Competition Overview 

High school and youth groups from across Queensland are given the opportunity to highlight the quality and variety of their local region’s produce, putting together large produce displays featuring everything from fruit and vegetables to grasses and grains.

These produce exhibits play an important role in connecting students and agricultural producers. As a reward for the large effort in producing these displays, students have the chance to win monetary prizes, banners and trophies.

This competition is aligned and recommended for Year 11 students. However, all year levels are welcome to enter.

Australian Curriculum Alignment:

Year 11

Plant Science

Unit 1: Agricultural systems

Topic 3: Plant production

  • Agricultural plants
  • Plant anatomy and physiology
  • Plant growth and development
  • Plant nutrition

For detailed subject matter please refer to QCAA Agriculture Science 2019

Contact Competition Coordinator
Name: Education Department
Email: education@rna.org.au
Phone: 07 3253 3920
RNA Reception: 07 3253 3900