There are two types of Young Judges Competitions held at the Sydney Royal Easter Show: RAS/ASC Young Judges Competitions and RAS Young Judges Competitions.
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The Sydney Royal Young Judges Competitions aim to educate and encourage future Judges within their respective industries. Competitors are judged on how well they judge the exhibits, whereas most other Competitions at the Show judge the actual exhibit.
The Sydney Royal Young Judges Competitions aim to educate and encourage future Judges within their respective industries. Competitors are judged on how well they judge the exhibits, whereas most other Competitions at the Show judge the actual exhibit. This is an educational opportunity where young people have the opportunity to have their judging skills observed and assessed, all while competing against their peers. The twenty Young Judges Competitions attract around 300 entries and those eligible to compete at the Royal Easter Show for RAS/ASC finals, must have already won their local and Zone Qualifying competitions. There are currently seven different RAS/ASC Judging Competitions and one Cattle Parading competition at the Show which are State Finals, and Sydney Royal winners then qualify to compete at their respective National finals. National Finals Competitions are held on a rotational basis with other States. There are a further twelve RAS competitions held at the Sydney Royal Easter Show, ten of which are State finals. A major part of judging these competitions is the feedback that the Over Judges are required to give in summary to the young Competitors. They not only need to be experienced and qualified Judges in their own right, but they also need to clearly and concisely verbalise their reasoning to competitors, as to why they have selected one exhibit over another.The experience and judging education gained by Competitors ensures the development of competent judges for the future.
The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW gratefully acknowledges donations, prizes and trophies awarded throughout the Young Judges Competitions at the 2019 Sydney Royal Easter Show from the following supporters: Australian Pony Stud Book Society NSW Branch Bantam Club of NSW Central Coast Poultry Club Inc Coolaroo & Illawarra Alpacas - Janie Forrest and Ian Davison Exhibition Poultry Association of NSW Inc Gary Hart Mohair Australia NSW Division NSW Stud Merino Breeders' Association Ltd Robt Talbott Schute Bell Badgery Lumby The Gavin Family Yates