These competitions are open to all. No matter the age or the experience, we encourage you to join in!

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Cow Colouring

Here’s your chance to colour a cow however you imagine it to be, there’s no rules, we just ask you to be creative. The winner will have their design painted on the life size Waikato A&P Cow and displayed at the Show all weekend!

Competition not open yet, get in touch to be the first to know when it is!

Home Industries

A competition for the creatives! Whether you have a knack for baking, preserves, art, gardening and floral design, or all of the above, we would love to see your creations!

Competition not open yet, let us know if you want to be the first to know when it is!

photo comp


Show off your skills by entering the annual photography competition. If you’re looking to gain some experience or just in it for the fun – all levels of photography are invited to enter.

Competition not open yet, shoot us a message if you’d like to be the first to know.


Great fun and entertainment for the whole family!  Check out the fantastic line up of entertainment coming this year including our brand new Adventure Arena!