2019 Royal Melbourne Show Judging Panel

RASV prides itself on the quality and experience of judges invited to attend the Royal Melbourne Show Beef Carcase Competition.

Mr Ryan Sargeant – Led Steer and Heifer Competition and Borthwick Trophy

Mr Ryan Sargeant – Led Steer and Heifer Competition and Borthwick Trophy

The judge of the 2019 Led Steer and Heifer Competition and the Borthwick Trophy is Mr Ryan Sargeant.

Ryan is currently a Victorian and New South Wales livestock buyer for Australian Meat Group, where his current day to day role consists of buying export graded cattle for AMG. This includes heavy grass/grain fed Steers & Heifers as well as export quality beef cattle. Ryan uses his advanced skill to combat the high level of pressure to purchase the correct bodies for the plant, noting his assessment of cattle needs to be ‘A’ grade every single day.

Ryan previously worked for Elders as a Livestock Agent from 2011 – 2019. He has had extensive judging experience assisting renowned judge Tim Bayliss at the Royal Melbourne Show Beef Carcase Competition from 2009 – 2011 and had been involved with the MSA grading at JBS Brooklyn. Over recent years Ryan has extended his judging experience at Yea and Dandenong Show Carcase Competition.

The RASV welcomes Ryan to the Beef Carcase Competition at the 2019 Royal Melbourne Show.

 

Miss Aimee Bolton – School and College Paraders’ Competition

The judge of the School and College Paraders’ Competition at the 2019 Royal Melbourne Show is Miss Aimee Bolton.

Aimee is no stranger to the Royal Melbourne Show exhibiting her families Red Angus stud since a young age. She is currently completing her Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management at Charles Sturt University. Aimee has been heavily involved with the Royal Melbourne Show Beef Carcase Competition from stewarding to assisting with the grading of the meat.

Over the past 5 years Aimee has extended her judging experience across the country. With some of the highlights being the judge of European Breeds at Brunswick Royal WA, Judge at Warragul and Echuca Show, Associate Judge of Red Angus National Show and Sale, National Limousin Show and Sale Associate Judge.

Aimee holds a long list of achievements in the agricultural space including being awarded the 2018 RASV Youth Travel Scholarship. She plans to travel to North America at the end of this year to study different areas of the beef industry and youth engagement.

The RASV welcomes Aimee to the Beef Carcase Competition at the 2019 Royal Melbourne Show.