The Royal Agricultural Society of the NT inc

Darwin Showgrounds and Exhibition Centre - Stuart Highway Winnellie

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Special Awards

QUEEN ELIZABETH II SILVER JUBILEE TROPHY

The Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Trophy is awarded to an outstanding Northern Territory exhibitor. A panel consisting of the President (or in his/her absence a Vice President) and three Committee members will act as judges. In awarding this trophy, the judges will consider the following points:

  1. The number of classes entered by an exhibitor.
  2. The exhibitor who may have produced an outstanding or extraordinary exhibit.
  3. The entry or entries of most interest to the public.
  4. An exhibit representative of development in the Northern Territory.

If in the opinion of the judges, there is no entry or entries worthy, the Queen Elizabeth II Trophy will not be awarded.

2019 Winner: Justine Mitchell – Cooking 2018 Winner: Ella Spinks – Equestrian
2017 Winner: Maureen Waldmann – Horticulture 2016 Winner: Bill Fry – Aviculture

ADMINISTRATOR’S MEDAL JUNIOR STEWARD OF THE YEAR

An annual award recognising the exceptional contribution of an RASNT junior steward in the staging of the Royal Darwin Show. Presented by Her Honour, The Administrator, Vicki O’Halloran AM.

2019 Winner: Matilda McCullough – Rotary Hall 2018 Winner: Georgia Bradford – Horses/Ring
2017 Winner: Alexandra Mencshelyi – Rotary Hall 2016 Winner: Matilda Mahony – Operations/Admin

CHIEF MINISTER’S AWARD SENIOR STEWARD OF THE YEAR

An annual award recognising the exceptional contribution of an RASNT steward in the staging of the Royal Darwin Show. Presented by the Chief Minister of the Northern Territory.

2019 Winner: Chris Nathanael – Horticulture 2018 Winner: Lyn Bates – Rotary Hall
2017 Winner: Megan Baldick – Rotary Hall 2016 Winner: Jenny Wright – Horticulture

ROYAL DARWIN SHOW COUNTRY MUSIC TALENT QUEST

Winner under 16 – Kavya Tayal
Winner over 16 – Prayer Corby

Winner of Scholarship to Academy of Country Music – Prayer Corby.

STALL HOLDERS COMPETITION

Each year the Royal Agricultural Society of the Northern Territory Inc. rewards stallholders they believe have the ‘Best Exhibits’ at the Royal Darwin Show. In the categories:

• Motor • Government • Commercial / Industrial • Food • Community

All exhibitors are considered eligible with points being awarded for:

• Impact • Originality • Overall Presentation

Best Motor, Commercial & Government Display Trophies Sponsored by TERRITORY TROPHIES & PRECISION ENGRAVING

Most Outstanding Stall at Show – Roy & Amy Bell Memorial Trophy Sponsored by JOYCE, ARNOLD, NITA & ELWIN BELL.

STALLHOLDER AWARDS – 2019

MOTOR CATEGORY

FIRST:                 Heath Motor Group

GOVERNMENT CATEGORY

FIRST:                  Dept Infrastructure Planning & Logistics
SECOND:             Palmerston City Council
THIRD:                 Department of Corrections

COMMERCIAL CATEGORY

FIRST:                  Adjusta Mattress
SECOND:             Good Shepherd School
THIRD:                 Gourmet Excellence

FOOD CATEGORY

FIRST:                  Casablanca Real Morrocan Cuisine
SECOND:             Fairy Floss
THIRD:                 Brophy’s Barbecue

 

COMMUNITY CATEGORY:

FIRST:                  Top End Mud Racing Club
SECOND:             Australian Bow Hunters
THIRD:                Country Women’s Association

MOST OUTSTANDING STALL OF SHOW:
(Bell Family Memorial Trophy)
Top End Mud Racing Club

SPECIAL MENTION: CDU for their Static Horticulture Display