You can find out more about entering the Melbourne Royal Show Poultry Competition with these frequently asked questions.
When is the Melbourne Royal Show?

The Dates for the 2024 Melbourne Royal Show are 26th September – 6th October 2024.

Can I attend judging?

Exhibitors are welcome to attend judging.

When do entries open/close

The Schools Poultry entries open on Monday 5th February 2024, and will close on Friday 26th April 2024.

When do I deliver my birds

Delivery can happen on:

Schools deliver birds and posters to Melbourne Showgrounds on the 24th September 2024.

When is judging

Judging will be held on Thursday 26th September 2024.

• Presentation of exhibits (bird judging)
• Project competition
• Egg laying competition commences
• Melbourne Royal staff collect eggs daily and place in display cabinet