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Beef Cattle Paraders' Competitions

The Beef Cattle Paraders' Competitions showcase young people in the Beef Cattle Industry, with paraders demonstrating their handling and parading abilities before a judge in the most professional manner.  The Beef Cattle Paraders' Competitions educate and encourage young people as they are adjudicated with their peers, by an expert of the Beef Cattle Industry, parading an animal under real judging conditions. Competitors in all the Beef Cattle Paraders' Competitions must wear a white dust coat with no logo, and can only compete in one Beef Cattle Paraders' Competition.

There are a number of Beef Cattle Paraders' Competitions available:

Junior Paraders' Competition (F000)

8 years and under 13 years of age (Date of Birth taken as at 1 May 2021). Winners of Junior Paraders' Competition (F000) are ineligible to compete in Grand Champion Parader State Final.

School Paraders' Competition (F001)

Competitors must be representing a School which has an entry in the Purebred Steer School Classes 1-3, and must parade the School Steer. Only one entry per School allowed. Winner of the School Paraders' Competition (F001) to compete in the Grand Champion Parader State Final. Winner of the School Paraders' Competition (F001) to compete in the Grand Champion Parader State Final.

RAS/ASC Beef Cattle Paraders' Competition (F002)

13 years and under 20 years (Date of birth taken as at 1 May 2021). Competitors qualify via an ASC Group Final, to be conducted during the previous 12 months. Competitors must lead a Steer or Junior Heifer from the General Beef Cattle Classes. Competitors can compete in only one Group Final but it is not necessary to reside within the boundaries of the Group conducting the Final.

Open Paraders' Competition (F003)

Open Paraders' Competition - 19 years and under 25 years (Date of birth taken as at 1 May 2021). Competitors must lead a Bull, any age.

Grand Champion Parader State Final

The winners of F001, F002 and F003 must parade for this prize. As per ASC Guidelines, Competitor's must be 15 and under 25 years of age on the 1st May in the year of the Competitors State Final Competition, and reside in NSW in order to be eligible to proceed to the National ASA Beef Cattle Paraders' Championship.

Entry for the 2021 Beef Cattle Paraders' Competitions F000, F001 & F003 will open early December 2020.

Entry for the 2021 RAS/ASC Beef Cattle Paraders' Competition (F002) is through the ASC Paraders' Competitions.  Please contact Katie via email on katie.stanley@ascofnsw.org for more information.

For further information, please contact the Cattle Coordinator on cattle@rasnsw.com.au.

NOTE:

For the 2021 RAS/ASC Young Judges and Paraders State Finals an age exemption has been given (2021 Show only) allowing competitors up to the age of 26 as at 1st May 2021. This exemption is for competitors who qualified for the 2020 State Finals which were cancelled due to COVID19.