NZ RAS Competitions & Events:

2020/21 President’s Shield (in acknowledgement of the support given by RAS Past President Geoff Smith) – TBA
(points collected over the RAS Youth Competitions)

NZ RAS Young Judges/Parader’s Competition

2020/21 NZ Dairy Parader of the Year – Kimberley Simmons

2020/21 NZ Beef Parader of the Year – Cara Doggett

2020/21 NZ Merino Fleece Young Judge of the Year – Sophie Ridd 

2020/21 NZ Meat Breeds Sheep Young Judge of the Year – Caitlin Rhodes

2020/21 NZ Dairy Cattle Young Judge of the Year – Holly Powell

2020/21 NZ Beef Cattle Young Judge of the Year – Lisa Bonenkamp

RAS Rural Ambassador Award

Finalists for the
2021/2020 Rural Ambassador…

Northern District: Cara Doggett
Eastern District: Emma Pollitt
Central District: Emma Owen
Southern District: James Fox

with the final being held on Saturday 19 June 2021 in Wellington.

Thank you to our supporting Sponsors…

  • Upper Clutha A&P Society
  • Otago Taieri A&P Society.

2021/22 Ambassador – Emma Pollitt 

NZ Royal Golden Fleece Exhibition

– Fine Wool Fleeces
– Strong Wool Fleeces
– Black & Coloured Fleeces
– Mohair Fleeces
– Suri Fleeces
– Huacaya Fleeces

  2022 Golden Fleece Exhibition –
Wednesday 11 May 2022
Rangiora Showgrounds

Main Sponsor:

Wool Judging Criteria Booklet – New

NZ RAS South Island Dairy Heifer Competition

NZ RAS Interbreed Beef Judge’s Seminar

Next seminar to be advised

Competitions Supported by the RAS:

NZ Ewe Hogget Competition

Administered by NZ Sheepbreeders’ Association