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.

2023 Winner: Lynne Dowling 2022 Winner: Doreen Dyer
2021 Winner: Merry Petrick 2019 Winner: Justine Mitchell – Cooking
2018 Winner: Ella Spinks – Equestrian

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 The Administrator of the Northern Territory.

2023  Winner: Elizabeth Cox 2022  Winner: Bailey Height
Special Volunteer of the Year 2021: Bill Bremmer 2020  Winner: Not Awarded
2019 Winner: Matilda McCullough – Rotary Hall 2018 Winner: Georgia Bradford – Horses/Ring
2017 Winner: Alexandra Mencshelyi – Rotary Hall

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.

2023 Winner: Gloria Page 2022 Winner: Warren Crozier
2021 Winner: Brian Bates 2019 Winner: Chris Nathanael
2018 Winner: Lyn Bates

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.

2023 Winners:

Most Outstanding Stall at Show: CWA – Country Women’s Association
Best Government Display: DIPL Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics
Best Commercial/Industrial Display: Rabobank
Best Food Stall: Greek food and Desserts
Best Community Display: CWA – Country Women’s Association

2022 Winners:

Most Outstanding Stall at Show: City of Palmerston
Best Government Display: City of Palmerston
Best Commercial/Industrial Display: Rabobank
Best Food Stall: Greek Octopus & Desserts
Best Community Display: Royal Flying Doctor Service