Young Judges

SA State Young Judges Championships

The Agricultural Societies Council of SA coordinates a number of Young Judges Competitions with the State Final held annually at the Royal Adelaide Show.

The Competitions are open to any interested youth and SA Country Show finalists who are over 15 years and under 25 years on 1 May in the year of the state competition.

The winner of each State Final Competition marked with an * is invited to participate in the National Young Judges Final which is rotated around each state in Australia.

South Australian Young Judges Competitions include:

2018 Royal Adelaide Show - Yougn Judges Championship Time Table

Entry Information:

Participants can enter in three ways:


>>  Download the 2018 RAS Young Judges Schedule

>> Download Entry Form

>> Enter Online Now

Any questions relating the the event can be directed to the Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society on (08) 8210 5211, or the Ag Societies Council on (08) 8210 5230.

2016 State Competition - Royal Adelaide Show 

Over 300 entrants competed in the Young Judges Championships at the Royal Adelaide Show in September 2016. The Highest placed South Australian entrant will represent South Australia at the Nation Finals in 2017 in Mebourne.

State Representative

Merino Sheep: Jackie Chapman - finalist

Merino Fleece: Caitlin Heppner - 1st
Meat Sheep: Tahlia Lockwood - finalist
Dairy Cattle Handlers: Tegan Afford -3rd
Dairy Cattle: Ollie Abblit - finalist
Beef Cattle Paraders: Duane Wilson - finalist
Beef Cattle: Christopher Muller - 2nd



The Agricultural Societies Council of Inc acknowledges and thanks the following major sponsors of the South Australian State Young Judges Championships: