25 & 26 May 2024


Stud cattle, cross breeds, export steers, blockie’s beasts, cattle handlers and cattle judging.






Fri 10 May

Fri 24 May 8.30am -10.30am

Livestock Pavilion

Special Regulations

  • Livestock Movement Biosecurity Requirements as outlined in the Livestock Conditions of Entry apply.
  • All nominated cattle to attend Freds Pass Rural Show must be identified with a RFID before delivery to the showgrounds.
  • Food and water to be provided by the exhibitor, bedding straw and pens to be the responsibility of Freds Pass Rural Show.
  • Stud stock will be judged in an open ring starting 11 am Friday 24 May. Led stock over 12 months old must have a nose ring or clip for safety requirements.
  • Other exhibits will be judged in their pens following the stud cattle judging.
  • The Cattle Handlers Competition will be judged on Friday 24 May immediately following the cattle judging.
  • The Cattle Judging Competition will be judged at 8.30 am Saturday 25 May and will include aspects of care and preparation of the stock.


Delivery & Collection

  • Deliver to Livestock Pavilion: Friday 24 May 8.30 am to 10.30 am
  • Exhibits are not to be removed before 4 pm Sunday 26 May


Entries Close:       Friday 10 May

Entry Fees:            Non-Members $2.40; Members/Pensioners/Seniors $1.20

Prize Money:        First $10; Second $6; Third $4 (unless otherwise stated)


Champion Male:                        Sash & $200                                 NT Cattlemen’s Association 

Champion Female:                    Sash & $150                                NT Cattlemen’s Association 

Champion Cattle Handler:       Sash & $50                                   Nutrien Ag Solutions   

Champion Cattle Judge:          Sash & $50                                   Nutrien Ag Solutions   

The Champion Cattle Handler and the Champion Cattle Judge will go on to compete in the NT Championships at the Royal Darwin Show.  The two NT Champions will be supported to compete in the National Championships at the Melbourne Royal Show.

Stud Cattle

Class 10001 Male under 12 months                                               Nutrien Ag Solutions

Class 10002 Female under 12 months                                          Nutrien Ag Solutions

Class 10003 Male 13 – 24 months                                                 Nutrien Ag Solutions

Class 10004 Female 13 – 24 months                                             Nutrien Ag Solutions

Class 10005 Male over 2 years                                                       Nutrien Ag Solutions

Class 10006 Female over 2 years                                                   Nutrien Ag Solutions

Blockie’s Beast

Class 10007 Unregistered male (bull or steer) max 2 permanent teeth             

FRM Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

Class 10008 Unregistered female (cow or heifer) max 2 permanent teeth   

FRM Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

Any Other Breed

Class 10009 Any other breed                                                         SAGE Landscape Material Supplies

Class 10010 Export feeder steer, 250 – 350 kg                           SAGE Landscape Material Supplies

Class 10011 Export feeder steer, under 250 kg                          SAGE Landscape Material Supplies

Cattle Handlers Competition

Entry is free and may be taken by the Livestock Steward any time prior to 9 am on Saturday 25 May.  Winners in each class are eligible for Champion Cattle Handler selection.  $20 1st prize in each class.

Class 10012 Junior Cattle Handler (16 years & under)             NT Cattlemen’s Association 

Class 10013 Senior Cattle Handler (17 to 25 years)                  NT Cattlemen’s Association 

Cattle Judging Competition

Entry is free and may be taken by the Livestock Steward any time prior to cattle judging on Friday 24 May.  $20 1st prize in each class. Winners in each class are eligible for Champion Cattle Judge selection. 

Class 10014 Junior Cattle Judge (16 years & under)                 NT Cattlemen’s Association

Class 10015 Senior Cattle Judge (17 to 25 years)                      NT Cattlemen’s Association