Nominations open for the 2018 Central Queensland Carcase Classic

February 9, 2018

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Central Queensland Carcase Competition. 


Please note  -  An additional kill date for Grainfed entries has been organised for the 21st May so that any cattle that were originally fed for the

Beef 2018 Commercial Cattle Competition but subsequently not sent, may be entered into the CQCC Grainfed competition.


                              Please note the important dates for the 2018 competition are:


Nominations Close (Class 10 only):                                         9th March

Class 10 Feedlot Entry Date:                                                     19th March

100 Day Grainfed cattle to be on feed by:                                22nd March

70 Day Grainfed cattle to be on feed by:                                  21st April      

Nominations Close (Class 1 – 9):                                               11th May

Early Grainfed Kill Date:                                                            21st May

Kill dates for Classes 1 - 8:                                                          3rd, 4th & 5th July

Kill date Class 9 (Led Steer - Junior Beef - Hoof/Hook):        TBA

Presentation Dinner:                                                                   27th July


This competition not only provides a platform for cattle producers to showcase their beef and benchmark their own achievements against the best cattle producers in Central Queensland, but it also operates as an important fundraiser for local beneficiaries.


For the coming year, the beneficiaries will include the Ridgelands Show Society, Marlborough P&C, ICPA-Capricornia Branch of the Air, Dingo P&C, Capricornia School of Distance Education P&C and Clarke Creek P&C. 


A record total of $21,702.03 was returned to the local communities involved in the 2017 competition.  After 10 years, the CQCC Competition has returned funding of $99,692.87 to local community organisations.   This funding provides valuable resources to these smaller and generally more remote organisations, and as such, your support helps to ensure these communities are not disadvantaged.


Please find attached the List of Classes for the 2018 Competition.


To nominate in the 2018 Competition, please click on the “Fill Out Form” link:


Fill out form


Or copy and paste the following address into your web browser:


If you have any further queries or issues with nominating online, please contact myself or Glen Kelly.


Yours sincerely,


Sarah Donovan

CQCC - Secretary


Mailing Address:  CQCC – PO Box 8432 Allenstown QLD 4700

Sarah Donovan – 0407 277 123              Glen Kelly – 0408 703 461

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