A fantastic day was held at the Goulburn Showgrounds on Saturday 2nd September when the Goulburn Show and the Goulburn Young Farmers Network hosted the Station Dog Challenge and Dog High Jump to support the Goulburn Young Farmers Challenge Team representing NSW in the Australia Young Farmers Challenge Championships to be held at the Melbourne Royal Show.
Congratulations to our winners and place getters on the day!
Single Dog Challenge:
1st Will Fitzpatrick with Angus
2nd Will Fitzpatrick with Hurley
3rd Jacob Miccalaff with Darcy
Team Dog Challenge:
1st Matt Corby with Billy and Artie
2nd Maurice Metherall with Tri and Zoe
3rd Jacob Miccalaffwith Darcy and Dixie
Small Dog High Jump:
1st Lachie with Skipper 1.24m
2nd Emelia with Lilly 77.5cm
3rd Lauren with Maddy 77.5cm
Open Dog High Jump:
1st Merran with Aussie 2.6m
2nd Matt with Bow 2.48m
3rd Lyndelle with Lace 2.42m
A big Thank you to all competitors and sponsors - the day wouldn’t have been such a success without everyone’s input and support!
Fifes Stock Feeds
Forest Lodge Seeds and Rural Supplies
Goulburn Sand & Soil
Fullerton Station Cattle Company
Trifecta Stock Dogs
Goulburn Farm Machinery
The Dog Spot
Also big Thank Yous to:
Stephen Burgun for judging, livestock, and all his help and advice on the day.
Amanda Herringe Photography, as the official photographer for the day.
Brad Thorn for building and donating the Dog Crate that was the major Raffle prize, which was won be Lyndon.
Goulburn Livestock Transport and Fred Troutman for carting the livestock.
More thanks to the Goulburn Young Farmers Network team for all the hard work they put into organizing this event, and the Goulburn Show committee that provided refreshments.
We wish the NSW Young Farmers Challenge Team (Matt Sheehy, Kim Sykes, Sam Brown, Tara Smith) all the best as they head off to the Australian Young Farmer Challenge Championships to be held at the Melbourne Royal Show on Saturday 23rd September.
We would also like to thank the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW and the Goulburn Branch of the NSW Farmers for their generous support and sponsorship to the team in helping them get to Melbourne, and also Hertz Goulburn for their support.