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These competitions promote excellence and professionalism within the Australian shearing industry and encourage young people to join the industry.

The AWI Shearing Industry Program supports local and regional shearing and woolhandling competitions across Australia.

These competitions promote excellence and professionalism within the Australian shearing industry and encourage young people to join the industry.

AWI-supported competitions are run across Australia to:

  • Raise the profile and status of the shearing industry through local and regional level competition and skill development.
  • Raise the profile and status of the shearing industry through local and regional level competition and skill development.
  • Identify local and regional shearing and woolhandling "champions" in the shearing industry.
  • Record and promote the results of local and regional shearing and woolhandling competitions.

 

Apply for Competition Support

Australian Wool Innovation are proud to support local and regional shearing and wool handling competitions, promoting excellence and professionalism within the Australian shearing industry.

Eligible competitions can receive the following amount(s) of initial sponsorship from AWI:

  • $500 for a shearing competition;
  • Plus $500 for a woolhandling competition

Novice entries are proudly covered by AWI at $20 per entry for both shearing and woolhandling competitions provided no additional novice fee is charged to the participant. A list of entrants must be provided to AWI to receive this funding

Any requests for additional support will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please email swt@wool.com and outline your reasons for additional support requirements.

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In order to qualify for AWI Support, the applicant must agree to the following criteria:

  1. Email a brief report to AWI following the event that includes:
    • Competition images (in .jpg file format) that:
      • Capture ‘action’ shots to demonstrate the skill and speed of competitors during the competition
      • Show winner(s) and placegetters in each event
      • Can be used freely by AWI to promote shearing & woolhandling competitions
    • A list containing the names of all competitors, the town they are from and the category they competed in (a spreadsheet will be provided by AWI).
    • The competition results

  2. Display AWI-branded Pen Door signs on each pen door – provided by AWI.

  3. Increase the prize money for the novice events to raise the event profile and attractiveness to novice competitors.

  4. Advertise AWI-funded shearer and woolhandler training in the lead up to and for the duration of the event.

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