Major Awards

The RASV Hoof and Hook awards a number of prizes, including the coveted Borthwick Trophy, the most prestigious steer and carcase award in Australia.

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.

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.