Major Awards

With a focus on offering compelling industry development opportunities, the Melbourne Royal® Dairy Cattle Competition sees a number of prestigious prizes presented across the two programs.

Melbourne Royal Dairy Cattle Competition

The Melbourne Royal Dairy Cattle Competition offers exhibitors the opportunity to enter dry heifer and in-milk cow classes, with generous prize money and products available.

Major awards include: 

Supreme Champion of Show

Supreme Senior Champion

Supreme Intermediate Champion

Supreme Junior Champion

Supreme Champion Vessel

Supreme Senior Vessel

Supreme Intermediate Vessel

Supreme Dairy Exhibitor

Awarded to the exhibitor who accumulates the most points across eligible competitions. 

Dairy Youth Handlers Classic

Comprising of Junior and Senior classes, the Dairy Youth Handlers Classic aims to attract the best handlers from across the country. With generous prizemoney up for grabs, the competition provides an opportunity for handlers to showcase their skills in front of large crowds and industry peers.