In 2018, the Australian ICMJ workshop and contest will be held at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW from Tuesday 3rd July – Sunday 8th July. The 2018 program will include:
Industry guest speakers: A range of topics covered including speakers from beef, lamb and pork industries, graziers, feedlotters and processors
Interactive workshops: based on carcase utilisation and judging. Hands on training and a range of theoretical and practical judging tips and practice classes
Careers Expo: Meeting potential employers and opportunities for graduates within the meat industry, combined with workshops and information for graduates.
Featured special dinner: Awards presentation dinner and announcement of finalists to undertake industry training for Australian team selection.
More information and student resources can be found on our Collegiate Resources page
A number of Meat Judging competitions for school students are run throughout the year by local show societies or groups. The Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association is affiliated with some of these competitions.
A Schools Meat Judging Competition is held in October as part of the annual Upper Hunter Beef Bonanza.
For more information visit: beefbonanza.org.au
The Gympie Schools Meat Judging Competition is held in conjunction with the Gympie Carcass Classic and run by the Gympie District Beef Liason Group.
For more information visit: gdblg.org.au
The Beef Appreciation Competition during Wingham Beef Week in May and is contested by local school teams. Teams are required to assess a pen of four steers on the hoof, and are then involved in judging animals on the hook, primals and identifying retail cuts.
For more information visit: winghambeefweek.com.au