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Royal Queensland Awards FAQs

Competition schedules and entry forms are available online. Refer to the category of interest on the homepage to download the competition schedule. The schedule contains the Rules and Regulations relating to the competition of choice.  It also helps determine which class/es are available for entry.

Submit your entries using the online entries system or download a copy of the entry form and forward to:

Brisbane Showgrounds
Competitions Department
Locked Bag 1010
Albion QLD 4010
Fax: 07 3253 3988
Email: [email protected]

Yes.  Once you have logged into the online entry system simply click ‘Add New Exhibitor’ and complete the exhibitor details before submitting entries under the preferred exhibitor name.  Payment will still be completed by the main entity.

If you are experiencing difficulties while completing your online entries, or an error has occurred with your entry, please call the Competitions Department on 07 3253 3900 or email Melissa McGrath on [email protected].

If entering online, the only method of payment is debit/credit cards.  To complete your application online, you must supply your credit card details - Mastercard or Visa. Unfortunately we do not accept American Express and Diners Cards.

Entry forms take up to 7-14 days to process. Please allow for this time.

A receipt and exhibit listing will be posted to exhibitors once applications have been processed. Please allow up to 7-14 working days for entries to be processed.  On receipt of your exhibit listing, please ensure that it is checked thoroughly to ensure the entry details are correct.  Failure to do so will reflect a misprint in the competition results catalogue (if applicable).

E-labels will be emailed to you after the entries closing date.

Labels are to be printed and attached to the corresponding exhibit prior to dispatch to the RNA.

Each competition has its own delivery day and time. Please refer to the relevant competition schedule.

It is the exhibitors responsibility to ensure entries are received within the delivery timeframes.  If an entry has not been received within the entry receipt dates, we will endeavour to contact exhibitors if/where required.

For more information on how to sponsor an award and gain exposure for your business please contact our Competitions Department on 07 3253 3900 or email Melissa McGrath on [email protected].

If you are interested in registering to volunteer as a steward in our competitions please email the Competitions Department at [email protected].

No refunds will be made after the close of entries.

Please contact the Competitions & Event Coordinator on 07 3253 3900.

You can sample Gold-medal winning beef and lamb at our RQA Tastings stall on Gourmet Plaza at the Royal Queensland Show (Ekka). In 2023, the Ekka will run from 12 - 20 August. Some winning exhibits will also be on display at the RQA Cooking Stage, located in the Woolworth Fresh Food Pavilion, at Ekka.