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Royal Melbourne Show All Breeds Championship Show

The Royal Melbourne Show All Breeds Championship Show is Australia's leading competition with more than 3,600 entries across 200 breeds competing over nine days during the Royal Melbourne Show.

The prestigious competition attracts a panel of esteemed international judges and culminates with the Best in Show Championship (streamed live word-wide), judged on breed standards of confirmation and awarded to the Best of all Breeds.

The All Breeds Championship Show provides exhibitors with the opportunity to promote and benchmark their breed while socialising with fellow exhibitors.

Action Dog includes Obedience, Agility Games, and Agility and Jumping competitions. 

2018 Key Dates


Entries Open - Tuesday 1 May 
Entries Close - Friday 3 August(exc. Baby Puppies)
Baby Puppies Close - Tuesday 21 August
Conformation Judging:
Saturday 22 – Saturday 29 September
Sweepstakes Day
Sunday 23 September
General Specials
Saturday 29 September
Action Dogs
Obedience Trial: Saturday 22 September
Agility and Jumping: Sunday 23 September
Agility Games and Open Jumping: Sunday 30 September

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