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2023 - 21st Annual National Show 

Venue: Royal Canberra Poultry Show - Exhibition Park (EPIC), Canberra

The Show will be held on Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th of June 2023

Note: The Show is in Canberra at Exhibition Park as part of the Royal Canberra Poultry Show in 2023, on the Queen's Birthday Long Weekend of June. We look forward to seeing you all there.

The show schedule and entry form is available online. If you would like more information about the show please contact:

Heather Proctor - 0400 335 090 or

Download a show schedule and entry form by clicking on the link below. See the buttons labeled 'Enter Here' and 'Schedule' under the main heading.

Judges: TBA (Standard) TBA (Bantam) 

Chief Steward: TBA

Show Date: 10th and 11th of June 2023

Time: 7 am Saturday 10th (judging starts at 9am)

Entries: Contact show secretary listed above or Show Manager on 0412 574 296

Entries close TBA May 2023 at 4.30pm. Please return entries as soon as possible to make life easier for the show organisers.

Entry Fees:

See show schedule and entry form available for download from the link above.

Note: For both Brahma and Cochin - within each colour class there will be the four sections; Cock, Hen, Cockerel and Pullet.


Brahma Classes:

The “Premier 3” Classes



Partridge includes Gold and Blue Gold

All other Classes

Columbian AC (All other colours with a columbian pattern) includes Blue Light, Buff Columbian, Blue Buff Columbian, and White Buff Columbian. Note - the exception is the Light (Silver based Columbian) which has its own class (see Premier 3 classes above).


Self Colour AC includes, Black, Buff and Blue

Barred AC includes Barred, Cuckoo, Buff Cuckoo, Barred Light, Barred Buff Columbian, Gold Crele and Silver Crele

AOC (All other colours) includes Chamois, Salmon, Splash, Speckled, Gold Laced, Silver Laced, Blue Laced Gold and others


Cochin Classes:


Self Colour Any Colour (black, Blue, White etc)

Partridge (including Blue Partridge)

AOC (All other colours)


The following awards will also be presented (one sash for each class included in the CRPS):

• Grand Champion of Show Brahma or Cochin (sash and trophy)

• Champion Standard Brahma (sash and trophy)

• Champion Bantam Brahma (sash and trophy)

• Champion Cochin (sash and trophy)

• Reserve Champion Standard Brahma (sash)

• Reserve Champion Bantam Brahma (sash)

• Reserve Champion Cochin (sash)

• Best Bantam AORC Brahma (sash)

• Best Standard Blue Partridge (sash)

• Best Bantam Buff Columbian Brahma (sash)

• Best Bantam Dark Brahma (sash)

• Best Bantam Light Brahma (sash)

• Best Bantam Partridge Brahma (sash)

• Best Standard AORC Brahma (sash)

• Best Standard Blue Partridge (sash)

• Best Standard Barred AC Brahma (sash)

• Best Standard Columbian AC Brahma (sash)

• Best Standard White Brahma (sash)

• Best Standard Dark Brahma (sash)

• Best Standard Light Brahma (sash)

• Best Standard Partridge Brahma (sash)

• Best Standard Self-coloured AC Brahma (sash)

• Best AORC Cochin (sash)

• Best Buff Cochin (sash)

Recognition Awards:

• Cindy Pretty Breeder of the Year Award

• Lance Hicks Memorial Award

• K&C Abuid Award for Best Bantam Light Brahma

• Bryan Jon Meade Award for Best Standard Dark Brahma *new*

• Don Jones Award for Best Bantam Dark Brahma

• Rob Gollop Award for Best Standard Partridge Brahma *new*

• George Childs Award for Best Bantam Partridge Brahma

- Champion Junior

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The AGM will take place on Sunday the 11th June, 2023 at 10am, venue TBA (at showgrounds). The agenda will be emailed out to financial members in June. Award presentation at 1pm on Sunday. 

Note: A dinner will be held on the Saturday night after the show for members, exhibitors and those just wanting to talk chook. Contact Heather Proctor for more info.

The Official Show Dinner is being held at 7pm Saturday10th June. See show schedule and online entry forms.

The Brahma and Cochin Club of Australia will also have a dinner on Friday the 10th at TBC, time TBC.

For more information email -

Heather Proctor - 0400 335 090 or for more information.

Some exhibitors will be staying in town on Sunday night after the show and will meet for dinner - location and time to be provided on the day - see Heather Proctor or Luke Price.

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