COMPETITIONS

Celebrating 155 Years

All extended information for the many fantastic competitions being run at the 2019 Penola Show can be viewed by downloading the program. Alternatively, most shops in Penola and the Visitor Information Centre hold physical copies. For further information on traditional section entry competitions including cooking, agricultural produce, horses, dogs and cattle, please click here.

ON THE DAY COMPETITIONS

Farmers Challenge
Friday, 7.15pm
Get your mates together for an event full of fun and laughs. $20 per team entry (teams of 4). $800 in prize money up for grabs! Entries required by 19th October.
See program page 4.

Stringybark Scavengers
Friday, 5.30-6.30pm
for Senior Scavengers (15 years and over). Teams of 3. $150 first prize.
Saturday 11.30am – 12pm
for Junior Scavengers (14 years and under). Teams of 3. $50 first prize.
See program page 8.

Pet Show
Saturday, 10.45am
Categories: Large dog, small dog, cat, unusual pet, any other pet, pet rock or toy animal.
Cash prizes. Must be present by 10.30am.
See program page 10.

Gum Boot Throwing Competition
Saturday, 11.00am
Under 5, under 8 and under 12 categories. $35 total prize money.
See program page 10.

Sheaf Tossing
Saturday, 1.00pm
Junior, ladies and local categories with excellent prize money up for grabs!
See program page 4.

Miss and Master Tiny Tot and Junior Show Person
Saturday, 1.30pm
Ages 1-5 category and ages 6-12 category. Entrants to assemble in front of Rymill Hall.
See program page 5.

Paper Plane Making and Flying Competition
Saturday, 2pm
Plane building time will be between 11am – 1pm with competition starting at 2pm. For ages 3-16 years.
See program page 12.

Open Mic Competition
Saturday, 2pm
Categories of music, stories and verse. Maximum of 4 minutes per entrant. 1st and 2nd prizes awarded in each category. Entries close on Thursday, October 31.
See program page 13.

OTHER COMPETITIONS

Best Decorated Cap
Ages 5 and under, 10 years and under and open categories. Entries close Wednesday, October 30.
See program page 11.

Best Decorated Egg Carton
Ages 5 and under, 10 years and under and open categories. Entries close Wednesday, October 30 and must be delivered by 12 noon, Friday, November 1.
See program page 11.

Lego
Ages 5 and under, 8 years and under, 8 – 12 years and open categories with multiple sections. Entries close Wednesday, October 30 and must be delivered by 12 noon, Friday, November 1.
See program page 11.

Recycled Metal Garden Art Competition
For female show competitors with the theme, ‘garden art’. Entries to be staged by 12 noon, Friday, November 1.
See program page 15.

Penola’s Garden of the Year 2019
These are annual prizes to be awarded to Penola residents’ gardens that are located within the designated limits of the township of Penola. The winning gardens will be selected on the basis of as they are viewed from the footpath. The selection of the winning gardens may be made at any time of the year.No nominations will be called for or accepted. $1000 cash prize and plaque.
See program page 41.

Bloke’s Chocolate Cake Competition
Entrants must use chocolate cake recipe found on page 29 of the program. An ingredient location map is available at the Penola IGA. Entries close October 24. $1000 in total prize money.
See program pages 28-29.