Homecraft, Horticulture & Cookery

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HOMECRAFT & COOKERY ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED

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The Homecraft, Horticulture and Cookery competitions have long been highlights of many country shows, and the Royal Geelong Show is no exception!

 

The Royal Geelong Show is the perfect opportunity for people of all ages and talents to showcase their creativity. It is also a fantastic way to show your support of our local community event. Whether you can grow vegetables or roses, paint, draw, sew, bake or create there is a category to suit you!

 

   

If you would like to register your details to receive a copy of the schedule, please contact us. Remember to include your full name, postal address and names of the competition schedule you would like to receive or download a copy today.

2013 Royal Geelong Show Homecraft Schedule is now available to download.  Please click on the file below for all classes.

2013 Royal Geelong Show Homecraft Schedule
The Homecraft Schedule contains all classes including Cookery, Horticulture, Special Needs, Photography, Woodwork, Student Classes and Woolcraft.
2013 Homecraft Schedule - Complete.pdf
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2013 Royal Geelong Show - Horticulture Entry Form
2013 Horticulture Entry Form.pdf
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2013 Royal Geelong Show - Directional Map
2013 Royal Geelong Show - Homecraft Map.
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Arts & Craft

You will be amazed at the talent of our local community in the Arts & Crafts Competitions! Fine Art is on display in the Simpson Pavilion, whilst the time and talent taken in creating the craft pieces will be evident in the craft displays at the Homecraft Pavilion.

  

 

Art & Craft Competition highlights include:

  • Calligraphy
  • Ceramics 
  • China Painting 
  • CWA Windows
  • Decoupage
  • Fine Art
  • Jewellery Articles
  • Handbags
  • Leadlighting
  • Millinery
  • One Person's Work
  • One Family's Work
  • Papertole
  • Scrapbooking
  • Senior Citizen (60 years and over) classes
  • VAS Ltd. Competitions

 

2013 Royal Geelong Show - Arts & Crafts Classes
2013 Royal Geelong Show - Arts & Crafts
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Cookery

You won't be able to stop licking your lips after looking at the cookery display in the Homecraft Pavilion at the Royal Geelong Show. The greatest work of the region's talented bakers and cake decorators is on showcase as they battle it out for the coveted blue ribbon prize!

 

Cookery Competition highlights include:

  • Bread
  • Chocolate Fudge
  • Cup Cakes
  • Decorated Cakes
  • Gluten Free Baking
  • Jams & Preserves
  • Morning Tea Tray
  • Plum Pudding
  • Pikelets
  • Savoury Muffins
  • Scones (date & plain)
  • Slices (cooked and uncooked)
  • VAS Ltd. Rich Fruit Cake Competition

 

2013 Royal Geelong Show - Cookery.pdf
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Horticulture

If you have a bit of a green thumb or enjoy creating floral arrangements why not enter one of our Horticulture competitions? There are plenty of different competitions on offer (something for everyone!) and it creates a fantastic, colourful display in our Hall of Agriculture.

 

Horticulture Competition highlights include:

  • Bromeliads & Hostas
  • Cacti & Succulents
  • Container Grown Plants
  • Cut Flowers & Shrubs 
  • Floral Design
  • Fruit & Vegetables
  • Iris
  • Orchids
  • Roses
2013 Royal Geelong Show - Horticulture Classes
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Needlework

The handiwork and talent of needlework enthusiasts from Geelong and surrounding regions is a must see display at the Homecraft Pavilion at the Royal Geelong Show.

 

 

Needlework Competition highlights include:

  • Canvas Work
  • Cloth Dolls
  • Crochet 
  • Cross Stitch
  • Dolls & Toys
  • Knitting
  • Lace
  • Long Stitch
  • Machine Embroidery
  • Machine Sewing
  • Patchwork
  • VAS Ltd. Competitions

 

2013 Royal Geelong Show - Horticulture Classes
2013 Royal Geelong Show - Needlework.pdf
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Photography

A picture says a thousand words, but the photography pieces at the Royal Geelong Show say over a million!

Photography competition highlights include snapshots, black and white, colour, senior citizen classes (over 60 years) and Vas Ltd. Photography Competition.  

For 2012 Homecraft results (including Photography) please click here.

 

2013 Royal Geelong Show - Photography Classes
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Special Needs

The Special Needs competition classes offer plenty of variety and opportunities for everyone to win a prize!

 

Special Needs Homecraft Competition highlights include:

  • Ceramics
  • Cookery
  • Crochet
  • Embroidery
  • Greeting Card
  • Hand Knitting
  • Hand Sewing
  • Jewellery and Trinkets
  • Mosaics
  • Needlework
  • Original Poems
  • Painting
  • Scrapbooking
  • Toys (knitted or crochet)
  • Woodwork

 

2013 Royal Geelong Show - Special Needs Classes
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Student - Art, Craft, Cookery & Horticulture

Students of all ages can enter display their talents in a variety of competitions at the Royal Geelong Show!

 

With competition classes for children of preschool age right up until year 12, classes cover every section from the young green thumb to the junior master chef!!

 

Student Competition highlights include:

  • Art & Craft (painting, collage, pastel, sculptures)
  • Cookery
  • Cut Flowers
  • Flower Arrangements
  • Photography
  • VAS Ltd. Junior Boiled Fruit Cake
  • Vegetables

 

If you would like details about our variety of School Competitions, please click here.

 

2013 Royal Geelong Show - Student Classes
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Woodwork

The woodwork pieces on display at the Royal Geelong Show are truly a work of art.

 

Competition classes include: woodturning (spindle or face plate), article made using only Australian Timber, woodwork piece combined with other material or wood only and mosaic woodwork.

2013 Royal Geelong Show - Woodwork Classes
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Woolcraft

A felting masterpiece!
A felting masterpiece!

The Woolcraft displays and demonstrations in the Sheep Pavilion is one of the many must see features of the Royal Geelong Show.

Most of the entries in the woolcraft competitions are created using hand spun, hand woven wool or handmade felt.

 

Competition highlights include the paraded garments, hand spinning masterpieces, skeins, felting and hand weaving.

 

2013 Royal Geelong Show - Woolcraft Classes
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