Major Awards

The Royal Melbourne Show Beef Cattle Competition awards a number of prizes, including the much-anticipated Grand Champion Female & Grand Champion Bull.

Grand Champion Female, Grand Champion Bull

Junior and Senior Champions for each breed compete for their respective titles of Grand Champion. The Grand Champion Female and Bull are lined up to determine the Supreme Breed Exhibit. 

Supreme Beef Exhibit 

All Junior and Senior Breed Champions are eligible to compete for their respective titles of Supreme Junior and Senior Beef Breed Heifer, Female and Bull. 

The Supreme Junior Beef Breed Heifer, the Supreme Senior Beef Breed Female, the Supreme Junior Beef Breed Bull and Supreme Senior Beef Breed Bull all compete for the ultimate accolade of Supreme Beef Exhibit in Show. 

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.