Major Awards

The Royal Melbourne Show Art, Craft & Cookery Competition awards a number of prestigious prizes, with so many opportunities to take home a coveted blue ribbon.

Grand Culinary Award 

Awarded for excellence chosen from Best in Show Cookery, Preserves, and Confectionery. Proudly supported by McKenzies Foods,  $1,000 (1st), $750 (2nd) and $250 (3rd) will be awarded.

Florence Monod Memorial Award (Open Craft Competition)

Awarded to the Best in Show exhibit selected from the best exhibit in each craft section. 

Hebe Ranford Memorial Award (Restricted Competition)

Awarded to the Best in Show exhibit selected from the best exhibits in the people with disability section.

Janice Gray Memorial Award (Junior Competitions)

Awarded to the most successful school in the junior competitions based on aggregate scoring. 

McRobert Memorial Award

Awarded to the most successful cookery exhibit based on aggregate scoring.

Elsie Hendersen Memorial Award (Restricted Competition)

Awarded to the Best in Show exhibit in the vision impaired section.