What happens after I send in my Application for Entry?
Once applications for entry have been processed, you will be sent an Exhibitor Confirmation Pack containing details of what information you need to include with your exhibit. The pack will also include instructions for delivery.
How many entries can I submit into each class?
You can enter a maximum of 5 entries into a class. However an individual exhibit can only be entered once into the Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards.
Do I send my exhibits in with my entry form?
No, we only initially need your form. The delivery date and delivery instructions are provided with your Exhibitor Confirmation Pack which is sent once all entries have been processed.
Can I attend the judging?
No, judging of the Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards is closed to the public.
When are the results available?
Medal winners will be announced within 3 working days of the completion of judging. The Champion trophy winners will be announced at the Awards presentation in September. Results Catalogues, containing point scores for all exhibits will be mailed to all exhibitors after the Awards presentation.
What type of feedback do I receive?
Your results pack will include information on how your exhibit was scored by the judges as well as feedback from the judging panel.
What happens if I win a medal?
Your results pack will contain the certificate for your medal winning exhibit and a letter containing instructions on requesting the medal artwork from the Fine Food Awards competition manager. Please note, your designers/printers will have suitable software to open the files.
Is there an awards ceremony?
An awards presentation cocktail function will be held at the Melbourne Showgrounds on Monday 23 September during the Royal Melbourne Show to announce the Spring Program trophy winners and recognise the Autumn Program trophy winners. Trophy winners and nominees are acknowledged at the awards event and those who attend enjoy a sample menu featuring medal winning product from the Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards.