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Rural Action


It’s time for the real action- the rural action!

The Royal Melbourne Show will host a number of unforgettable, thrilling agricultural competitions including woodchop, whipcrack, the Young Farmer Challenge and the Shetland Steeplechase. Watch as competitors chop, jump, chase and race to victory!

Head to the Woodchop Pavilion to watch the toughest competitors take on challenging and exciting events in the hopes of becoming a champion.

Don’t miss the excitement when teams of four race against the clock to compete a series of challenges that demonstrate the breadth of technical skills used by farmers in everyday field activities in the Young Farmer Challenge.

And watch the smallest competitors take on jumps at an impressive pace in the Shetland Steeplechase.


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