Find out more about how to enter the Melbourne Royal® Beef Cattle Competition by taking a look at some frequently asked questions.
What are the veterinary entry prerequisites?

All exhibits must be tested for Pestivirus (Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus) and certified as non PI (Persistently Infected). Exhibitors must provide a signed veterinary certificate or laboratory report, listing animals and their identification upon entry.

What is the feature breed?

The feature breed for the next Melbourne Royal® Beef Cattle competition will be announced in the coming months.

When will the schedule be available online?

The schedule will be available online when entries open in May 2022.

When do entries open?

Entries open for the 2022 Beef Cattle Competition in May.

Will COVID-19 effect the show?

Melbourne Royal® will work closely with Department of Health to ensure that the Melbourne Royal® Show is compliant with all COVID Safe requirements as directed by Government and to optimise the safety of all patrons, Exhibitors, staff and competitors. To keep up to date on the most current plans to keep Melbourne Showgrounds COVID Safe, visit our COVID Safe FAQ page.