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Exhibitor Information

Arriving at the Show

All exhibitors and dogs will be housed in either Pavilion 18 or 19, situated in the Dog Precinct at Melbourne Showgrounds.

Pavilions open and closing times
Pavilions will be open at 6.30am and closed at 5.00pm each night.

Vehicle access
Arriving at Gate 7 (Morning) – Dog Drop off Zone
Vehicles will be able to enter the Dog Drop-Off Zone via Gate 7, Leonard Crescent between the hours of 6.30am and 9.00am each morning of Show upon presentation of a valid admission ticket.

It is strongly recommended that vehicles contain two occupants - one occupant to accompany dog(s) and equipment into the relevant Pavilion; the other occupant to be responsible for the vehicle and its removal from Melbourne Showgrounds after drop off.

Opening times for the Dog Drop-Off Zone are:
Gate 7B – 6.30am – 9.00am

Arrival process
Upon arriving at Gate 7B, exhibitors are required to present admission tickets for scanning. Proceed as directed into pavilions and refer to the Benching Plan at entry to locate allocated benching areas.  You will also need to collect your information pack at the Exhibitor Information Desk located in ADVANCE Pavilion 19, the friendly staff will locate your information pack which is sorted by the surname of the person who entered the exhibit.

Departure process
It is a condition of competition entry that all Exhibitors and dogs remain in the Pavilions until 5.00pm each day.

Car Parking
Parking is available for Dog Exhibitors at Flemington Racecourse, entry via Flemington Drive.

Please note that the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) will charge a daily parking fee of $25 or $10 for RASV members

Live camera feed
To enhance your experience, this year RASV is delighted to announce a new offer for exhibitors in the Dogs precinct.

A live camera feed will be available for exhibitors to view the action of the judging rings conveniently from your mobile device. Discover how to download and operate the app.

General Specials Day and Best In Show will again be live streamed online and can be accessed via the Royal Melbourne Show website