2016 Royal Queensland Show RNA Paddock to Palate Competition

December 7, 2015

RNA Paddock to Palate Competition

Producers have the chance to cash in on more than $46,000 in prize money by entering the RNA Paddock to Palate Competition presented by Mort & Co – the richest beef competition of its kind in Australia. Now in its nineteenth year, prize money has increased from $7,000 in 2014 to a whopping $46,000 in 2016.

The Competition is now 3 phased:

  • 1st Phase; Class 37 – 100 day Feedlot Competition and Class 38 – 70 day Feedlot Competition;  for best aggregate weight gain for a Pen of 6 Steers
  • 2nd Phase; Carcase Competition for best aggregate Pen
  • 3rd Phase; MSA Eating Quality Competition, where MSA grading models predict eating quality of 40 muscles by 6 different methods

Maximum of 3 entries/pens per class per exhibitor. All entries to consist of a pen of 7 steers, with the best 6 being judged in the competition.

2016 Paddock Palate A4 Flyer-FINAL

 

** IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER **

100 day Feedlot Competition – Class 37

Nominations close Friday, 5 February 2016
Delivery of animals to Mort & Co Grassdale Feedlot Sat 27/Mon 29 February 2016
Commencement of feedlot competition Tues 8/Thurs 10 March 2016

 

70 day Feedlot Competition – Class 38

Nominations close Friday, 5 February 2016
Delivery of animals to Mort & Co Grassdale Feedlot Wednesday, 30 March 2016
Commencement of feedlot competition Saturday, 9 April 2016

 

Feedlot competition concludes – final weighing Thurs 16/Sat, 18 June 2016
Feedlot winners announced at Dalby lunch Sunday, 19 June 2016
Processing of Cattle 22, 24 & 26 June 2016
Presentation of Awards, RNA Showgrounds Friday, 5 August 2016

 

To enter click here

Or visit www.ekka.com.au