When do entries open and close?

Entries open in May and close in July each year.

When will the schedule and timetable be available online?

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

Do I need to be a member of a breed society to enter?

Yes, all exhibitors entering the Melbourne Royal® Show must be members of relevant breed societies or associations. All sheep are to be tattooed in accordance with their breed regulations.

January 2019, all sheep and non-exempt goats introduced from interstate and born after 1 January 2017, must be electronically tagged before being dispatched from a Victorian property (including Showgrounds).

Is there a sheep auction this year?

No, there is no sheep auction in 2021.