Competition Information

Closing Dates

Dates for the 2015 Sydney Royal Arts & Crafts Show are below:


Sydney Royal Easter Show   

26 March - 8 April 2015


Arts Preview Evening

24 March 2015


Entries Open - 10 October 2014

Online Entries Close: 21 January 2015

Offline Entries Close: 26 November 2014



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 2014 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 2015 Arts and Crafts Show

All Exhibits should be delivered to the Hall on Friday 13th or Saturday 14th March 2015, from 9am to 4pm.  


Collection of Exhibits  for the 2015 Arts and Crafts Show

All Exhibits should be collected from the Hall on Friday 10th or Saturday 11th April 2015, 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.


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 

RAS News
Entries are now open for the 2015 Sydney Royal Beer & Cider Show, a hotly anticipated competition following the record-number of entries received and accolades awarded last year.

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10 Jun 2015 
Following extensive consultation with exhibitors and industry stakeholders, the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) has announced that from 2016, the Sydney Royal Wine Show will move from February to July.

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05 Jun 2015 
Entries are now open for the 2015 Sydney Royal Spring Fine Food Show, a competition that attracts producers from across the nation to compete in one of Australia’s most innovative agricultural shows.

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04 Jun 2015 
Ranging from Hunter Valley viticulture experts to Great Barrier Reef seafood specialists, six finalists for the tenth anniversary of the prestigious President’s Medal were officially announced today by the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS).

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21 May 2015 
This year ShowLink tickets won't be available to be purchased at train stations or on Sydney Olympic Park Major Event Buses.

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16 Feb 2015 
The inaugural edition of Agriworld Australia, a first-of-its kind, two-day business to business conference and exhibition, will take place at Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park on 15 & 16 July 2015, bringing together the entire agribusiness value chai

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03 Sep 2014 
Entries are now open for the Sydney Royal Summer Fine Food Show – Coffee Competition, which will be held 22 – 24 February, 2015, at The Stables, Sydney Showground.

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31 Oct 2014 
The Professional Bakery Competition, part of the renowned Sydney Royal Summer Fine Food Show, 18 - 24 February 2015, has undergone a dramatic review bringing it into line with modern bakery practices.

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30 Oct 2014 

Register for competition updates with the Coordinator below:


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