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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 3,700 entries into 2,400 classes 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.

Share in over $50,000 in prizes

With a bigger prize pool than ever before, where you could share in over $50,000 in cash and prizes, there has never been a better time to enter the 2017 Royal Melbourne Show All Breeds Championship Show.

Thanks to the supporters of the All Breeds Championship Show including ADVANCE®,  Petplan, Dog News, Jetpets, Sling-guard, Aussie Dog products and more.

New prizes include:

  • $4,000 cash and a host of other prizes for General Specials day, thanks to Petplan
  • Travel crates and travel vouchers thanks to Jetpets
  • Car protector gift packs thanks to Sling-guard

 In addition to significant contributions:

  • ADVANCE® is once again the Presenting Partner for the 2017 All Breeds Championship Show and Exhibitors can look forward to receiving a generous supply of ADVANCE® products as prizes
  • Dog News continue again in 2017 to offer many prizes across the competiton
  • $250 gift vouchers for Best Puppy in Groups thanks to Aussie Dog products

View the 2017 prizes on offer 


What’s new in 2017

The 2017 All Breeds Championship Show will see a number of new options, an improved experience and benefits for exhibitors including:

  • The popular Open Jumping Class will return on October 1.

  • For the first time, Baby Puppy entries will be extended and entry fees have been reduced.
  • Upgraded accessibility to benching with improved fencing and an increased number of gates.

  • New benching request process

  • Online entry available for Junior Showman classes
  • One free entry admission ticket to the 2017 Royal Melbourne Show per dog per day

  • Access to purchase additional discounted general admission tickets to the 2017 Royal Melbourne Show (Maximum of 6 per exhibitor and only available until entries close)

Dog entry information is obtained from the Australian National Kennel Council based on the registration number entered. If any information needs to be updated, contact your state governing body.


2017 Key Dates

Entries Close - Friday 4 August  (exc. Baby Puppies), Tuesday 22 August - Baby Puppies
Conformation Judging:
Saturday 23 – Saturday 30 September
ADVANCE® Sweepstakes Day
Sunday 24 September
General Specials
Saturday 30 September
Action Dogs
Obedience Trial: Saturday 23 September
Agility and Jumping: Sunday 24 September
Agility Games and Open Jumping: Sunday 1 October

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