Question: Can I attend the Judging?
Answer: No, judging of the Sydney Royal Cheese & Dairy Produce Show is closed to the public. Media and industry representatives are invited to witness the judging however an appointment must be made prior to judging.
Question: When are results available?
Answer: Results will be available on the website at 5pm the day after judging finishes. Results Catalogues, containing point scores for all entries and class comments from the Judges will be mailed to all Exhibitors approximately three weeks after judging.
Question: What happens after I send in my form?
Answer: Entry forms will be processed in the week after the closing date of entries. After this you will be sent an Exhibitor Confirmation pack containing labels to put on your Exhibits and instructions for delivery.
Question: Who are the Judges?
Answer: Judging panels are made up of a selection of industry representatives ranging from technical experts to chefs and end users. Judges names are not released prior to the Show but will be listed in the Results Catalogue.
Question: What happens if I win a medal?
Answer: Your results pack will contain the certificate for your win and a letter containing instructions on downloading the artwork from this website. You will need to have your designers/printers amend the artwork to insert the class number for which you won and you will then be able to use the artwork on promotion of the products that won the medal.
Question: How can I get feedback from the Judges?
Answer: Your results pack will contain an individual Exhibitor Feedback Report detailing your point scores in each of the judging criteria.
Question: Is there an award ceremony?
Answer: An invitation will be extended to all Exhibitors to purchase tickets to attend an Awards Function where there will be a presentation of all Champion and Most Successful Exhibitor Awards. This event is also open to RAS Members and the general public.
Question: When do entries open & close?
Answer: Entries usually open in August and close in October. To submit an entry after this date, please contact the Dairy Produce Coordinator at email@example.com.
Question: How does one become a judge?
Answer: Cheese judges must be accredited and all other judges must have sufficient experience in their fields in order to qualify for a judging position. Persons interested in becoming a judge may submit a copy of their CV to the Dairy Produce Coordinator so it can be reviewed by the Chairman of Judges and the Dairy Produce Committee.
Question: Do I send my exhibits in with my application form?
Answer: No, we only initially need your application form. The delivery date and delivery instructions are provided with your Exhibitor Confirmation pack, sent approximately 2-3 weeks after the closing date of entries.
Register for competition updates with the Coordinator below:
Wine, Dairy & Fine Food
Phone 02 9704 1299