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!

Home Industries

Let your creativity blossom by getting involved in the Home Industries competition. 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! 


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.


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!