The Borthwick Trophy
Widely recognised as the most prestigious interbreed steer and carcase award in Australia, The Borthwick Trophy is a competition between teams of three purebred steers. The results of both led and carcase judging will be considered in determining the winner.
Grand Champion Steer or Heifer
Awarded to the highest scoring exhibit based on led judging results.
Champion School and College Steer or Heifer Parade
Awarded to the highest placed parader in the led judging.
The Bott-Burston Trophy
Awarded to the most successful school or college exhibitor across both the led and carcase judging.
Grand Champion Carcase
Awarded to the highest scoring exhibit based on carcase judging results.
The Marcus Oldham College Trophy
Awarded to the highest scoring school or college exhibit based on carcase judging results.
The Melbourne Polytechnic Trophy
Awarded to the highest scoring exhibit bred by a school or college based on carcase judging results.
The Wellcom Supreme Sire Award - Recognising the Beef Industry’s Best of the Best
The Supreme Sire Award provides an opportunity for exhibitors to display the commercial traits of their herd and be awarded for showcasing high quality beef genetics.
The $10,000 award will be won if the same sire sires the Supreme Champion Beef Breed Exhibit and the Grand Champion Carcase. In any one year of the Royal Melbourne Show, the Grand Champion Carcase must be either entered, managed or bred by the exhibitor of the winning Supreme Champion Beef Breed Exhibit.