Competition Information

Closing Dates

Dates for the 2014 Sydney Royal Arts & Crafts Show are below:


Sydney Royal Easter Show   

10 April 2014 - 23 April 2014


Arts Preview Evening

Tue, 8 April 2014


Entries Open - October 2013


The Arts and Crafts Entries for the 2014 Show are Now Closed.



Judges Lists

Judges in the Arts & Crafts Competition are high-profile, well established figures from the art world. They may include eminent artists, Archibald Prize winners, gallery owners and other highly regarded figures from the arts. Craft judges are chosen from recommendations made by representative bodies from each craft category.


Click here to view a list of the judges from the 2013 Sydney Royal Arts & Crafts Show.



Exhibitor Manual

All Exhibitors are issued with an Exhibitor Manual. This gets posted 4 weeks before the Show commences. The Exhibitor Manual contains information relevant to Exhibitor’s works entered into the Competition.  It covers topics such as precinct access, entry passes (if applicable), vehicle passes and delivery and collection details.


Exhibitors will be issued with an Exhibit Confirmation Advice, otherwise known as a bench slip, which indicates the class/es in which they have entered.




The Sydney Royal Easter Show Map will be available for download shortly.





General Information

Delivery of Exhibits for the 2014 Arts and Crafts Show

All Exhibits should be delivered to the Hall on Friday 28th or Saturday 29th March 2014, from 9am to 4pm.  


Collection of Exhibits  for the 2014 Arts and Crafts Show

All Exhibits should be collected from the Hall on Sunday 27th or Monday 28th April 2014, from 9am to 4pm. 



Exhibitor Media Survey

We are always looking for interesting stories from Exhibitors about your experiences at the Show.  Please take the time to complete the Sydney Royal Easter Show Media Interest Form  and you could be contacted by a member of the RAS Media and PR team to have your story considered for possible future media opportunities. Please click here to complete the Media Interest Form..




Arts Preview Evening


Join us at THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE OF THE ARTS PREVIEW for your opportunity to purchase award winning artwork Plus over 4,000 entries in portraits, rural landscapes, photographs, sculptures, pottery, cake decorating, silverwork, sugar art & more on display.


Purchase your tickets at the door for $37 a ticket.


Blue Ribbon Recipes Cookbook, Prize winning recipes from the Sydney Royal Easter Show.


The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) Blue Ribbon Recipes: Prize Winning recipes from the Sydney Royal Easter show, following on from the original "Blue Ribbon Recipes" in 1997.


To make your purchase of the Blue Ribbon Recipes Cook Book please click here




More Information: Contact 

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Register for competition updates with the Coordinator below:


Rebecca Casamento
Arts & Crafts Competitions & Events
(02) 9704 1152