Ekka Media Kit 2023

n Dairy Cattle: an extra $10,000 in prize money on offer, taking the total to $32,000. Also a new location this year, with cattle displayed on Level 1 of the Large Animal Pavilion and judging taking place on the Main Arena n Education on Show: new theme - Learning: A Lifelong Experience n Sheep: inclusion of Corriedale and Dorset Down breeds n Floristry: new class called Arrangement for a Bar n Horse: two new children’s competition classes - Child's Show Pony Galloway & Hack and Child's Show Hunter Galloway & Hack. Plus a new class called Senior and Junior n Showjumping: new Queensland Off-The-Track Program Showcase, offering $50,000 in prize money n Poultry, Pigeons, Birds and Eggs: two new school classes in the egg section - Primary (Prep to Grade 6) and Senior (Grades 7-12) n Quilts Across Queensland presented by Pillow Talk: two new classes - Abstract Art and Pictorial Art Quilt n Woodchop and Sawing presented by AAM: increased prize pool worth more than $145,000, up 45 per cent on 2022. Four new Australian Title events – 325mm Australian Women’s Single Sawing Championship, 375mm Australian Jack & Jill Double Handed Sawing Championship, 275mm Australian Women’s Underhand Championship and 450mm Australian Double Handed Sawing Championship

ANIMAL ADVENTURES n RACQ Animal Nursery: new adorable additions to the nursery this year are guinea pigs and rabbits


Apiculture: new Junior Beekeeper Liquid Honey class

n Cake Decorating: new class celebrating the 60th anniversary of the iconic Bertie Beetle chocolate n Cookery: New Future Directions feature class theme - Bertie Beetle. New ABC Radio Brisbane Queensland On a Plate class featuring the pineapple upside down cake. Plus new classes for brownies and chocolate chip biscuits n Natural Fibres Make & Model and Wearable Art Competition: New 1970’s fashion era and steam punk themes, plus a new Adults in Wool class n Painting and Drawing: Two new youth classes displaying artworks from those aged 12 and under, plus 13-18 year olds n Stud Beef: the feature breed this year is Limousin. First time in the competition’s history an international judge has featured - PJ Budler from America n Prime Beef: new Single Heifer classes n Canine Competition presented by Sushi Hub: new RNA Scent Work Trials class

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