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15.07.2022 Source: AWEX
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Competitions and Support
The AWI Shearing Industry Program supports local and regional shearing and woolhandling competitions across Australia.

These competitions promote excellence and professionalism within the Australian shearing industry and encourage young people to join the industry.

AWI-supported competitions are run across Australia to:

  • Raise the profile and status of the shearing industry through local and regional level competition and skill development.
  • Raise the profile and status of the shearing industry through local and regional level competition and skill development.
  • Identify local and regional shearing and wool handling "champions" in the shearing industry.
  • Record and promote the results of local and regional shearing and wool handling competitions.
New South Wales
Date Location Contact Email/Web/Phone
27 April 2019 Bookham Kellie Armour
3 - 5 May 2019 Bathurst Kate Stanford
25 May 2019 Dubbo Sue Hood
31 August 2019 Tamworth Dave Hallam
3 August 2019 Nyngan Stephen Mudford
31 August 2019 Rockley Leon Booth


Date Location Contact Email/Web/Phone
19 - 21 July 2019 Huntly Adrian Tuohey
12 October 2019 Donald Jess Phillips
26 October 2019 Euroa Murray Moser


Western Australia
Date Location Contact Email/Web/Phone
13 April 2019 Williams Ann Rintoul
14 September 2019 Corrigin Graeme Downing
17 November 2019 Lexton Sue Briody
5 November 2019 Boyup Brook Jessica Harding
31 August 2019 Williams Sarah Buscumb


South Australia
Date Location Contact Email/Web/Phone
5 - 6 April 2019 Karoonda Bronwyn Tyler
14 September 2019 Wudinna Kim Mitton
12 October 2019 Burra Jodie Stockman
10 August 2019 Crystal Brook Christine Wood
7 October 2019 Cummins Adam Briese

Apply for Competition Support

AWI support is primarily for Learner and Novice shearer and woolhandler events. AWI support covers entry fees to encourage Learner and Novice shearers to enter the competitions.

AWI Support for Local or Regional Shearing or Wool Handling Competitions.

To apply for AWI support for your competition, complete the data collection form.

Steps to follow and conditions to accept when applying for competition support.

  1. Submit a competition report (in electronic format via email) to AWI after the Competition/s with:
    • A copy of the Competition program/s.
    • A general description of the conduct of the Competition/s.
    • A list containing the number and names of all competitors and the town or locality they come from (NB: NOT full address). Highlight the area of influence of the Competition(s).
    • Competition results (including placings) for each event.
  2. Supply electronic copies of least 15 digital photos of the Competition/s ("Competition Images") that:
    • Are at least 300dpi.
    • Are at least 4000 pixels on the longest side.
    • Are in .jpg file format.
    • Can be used by AWI without restriction to promote Shearing and Wool Handling competitions.
  3. The Competition Images will show (at least):
    • Winner/s and placegetters in each event.
    • "Action" shots demonstrating the skill and speed of competitors in action in the competition.
    • Attempt to include some action shots of the winners (anticipated) in action during the Competition/s.
  4. Use AWI-branded Pen Door Cards, provided by AWI (on or immediately adjacent to) each pen door.
  5. Increase the prize money for the Learner shearing event to significantly raise the event profile and attractiveness to Learner shearers.
  6. Prominently position the AWI logo or Shearing and Wool Handling training advertisement (as provided by AWI) in the program/show book.

If you are experiencing any issues with submitting the form, please save the form and email directly to

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