Could you be Donald's 2017 Rural Ambassador?

The Awards highlight and celebrate rural and regional young people, with a particular emphasis on candidates who are involved with their local show.


The Awards seek to draw attention to the talent, creativity and ingenuity of young rural Victorians and in doing so encourage the candidates to become engaged citizens across local communities.


Rural Ambassador Awards Criteria


Open to people aged between 20 and under 30 years as at 1st May 2018 The Candidate must reside in Victoria

Junior Show Ambassador Award

Open to people aged between 16 and 19 on the Day of the Donald Show

For further information on this competition contact Claire Bibby 0427549663

  1. A person can represent only one Society or Group for VAS Ltd
  2. An article having won at Show level will compete at Group Final, winner will then compete at next Royal Melbourne Show.
  3. An article having won Group Final cannot compete further until after the Royal Melbourne Show.
  4. An article having won at the Royal Melbourne Show in any class is no longer eligible to compete in the competition.
  5. Each article entered must be the bona fide work of the exhibitor.
  6. If for any reason the winner is unable to compete at Group or State final level then the second Place getter is eligible to compete.
  7. Items, except Cookery exhibits, must be the same as won at local Show or Group.
  8. A person will not be permitted to win at more than one Show within the State in any one Show year. Persons not adhering to this rule will be required to forfeit/refund prize money.
  9. An article having won first at a show cannot be shown at any other state show that year. All work to have been completed within the last 12 months.

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