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Royal Melbourne Show All Breeds Championship Show

The Royal Melbourne Show All Breeds Championship Show is Australia's leading competition with over 200 breeds and more than 3,700 entries competing over nine days during the Royal Melbourne Show.

The prestigious competition culminates with the Best in Show Championship, judged on breed standards of confirmation and awarded to the Best of all Breeds.

The Royal Melbourne Show All Breeds Championship Show provides exhibitors with the opportunity to promote and benchmark their breed while socialising with fellow exhibitors.

The Royal Melbourne Show All Breeds Championship Show – Action Dog includes Obedience, Agility Games, and Agility and Jumping competitions. 

2016 Key Dates

Entries Open: Tuesday 3 May
Entries Close: Friday 12 August
All Breeds Championship Show: 17 – 25 September
Royal Melbourne Show: 17 – 27 September

Competition Dates:

Conformation Judging: 17-23 September
ADVANCE® Sweepstakes Day: 18 September
General Specials: 24 September
Obedience Trial: 17 September
Agility Games: 18 September
Agility and Jumping: 25 September

2016 cash and prizes

In addition to the sashes, trophy’s and ribbons provided, RASV acknowledges and thanks the following sponsors and supporters for their generous contributions to the 2016 Royal Melbourne Show All Breeds Championship Show:

Best In Show

$2000 cash prize and a $500 Pet Plan Policy,
supported by Pet Plan

Graham Head Memorial Prize of $500 cash as well as $250 cash to the Breeder of Best in Show,  
supported by Helen Head

Best Puppy in Group Section

$1050 gift prize to be shared across the 7 Best Puppy in Groups, including:

Group 1 – Best Puppy In Toy Group - $150

Group 2 – Best Puppy in Terrier Group - $150

Group 3 – Best Puppy in Gundog Group  - $150

Group 4 – Best Puppy in Hound Group - $150

Group 5 – Best Puppy in Working Dog Group - $150

Group 6 – Best Puppy in Utility Group - $150

Group 7 – best Puppy in Non – Sporting Group - $150

Supported by Aussie Dog

Prize pools across the 2016 competition

More than $29,000 in prizes across the competition, proudly sponsored by ADVANCE®

More than $9,500 in prizes across the competition, proudly supported by Dog News.


Past Results

Past results are available at Find Competition Results.  To find results quickly enter your Exhibitor Name, your Breed or the Class Number in the Search for Results text box, and choose Find.

To show all results for a Breed, simply type the name, or part of the name, of the breed in the Search for Results text box and choose Find.  eg. entering Retriever will return the results for all classes that have the name 'retriever' in them.  Scroll down to view the specific results that you are after.

Alternatively, choose the Advanced button which will reveal the Advanced Criteria pane.  On the left side are all the competition groupings. Expand each level to see your breed.  Select the breed and choose find. Only results for that breed will be returned.  You can drill down even further this way to just pick a specific class.  Only published results are available for selection in the Competition list.

More information on how to search for results can be found in the Results Help.

Best In Show Live Stream Footage

Relive the excitement of the prestigious Royal Melbourne Show All Breeds Dog Championship - Best In Show Awards conveniently from your computer or mobile device!

The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria is delighted to have brought the event to viewers online via live stream on Saturday 26 September. 

The 2015 Best In Show day footage is now available on-demand below. You can also view the footage from the 2014 Best In Show day here.