AMPC National Beef Carcase Competition Awards Dinner supported by MLA Meat Standards Australia
Date Tuesday 7th May
Time 7.00PM – 10.30PM
Venue The Stadium
Price $190 + online booking fee*
Tickets include two-course dinner, beverage package and General Admission Day Pass on Tuesday 7th May. Dress code: Smart Business
Join us at the AMPC National Beef Carcase Competition Awards Dinner, supported by MLA Meat Standards Australia. A gala occasion where the triumphs of dedicated producers and processors from across the nation are honoured, following a 12-month competition journey. This competition serves as a valuable platform, offering producers essential insights into beef carcase compliance with market standards, yield of prime meat, and anticipated eating quality.
In recognition of the unwavering commitment showcased by every participating plant in the AMPC National Beef Carcase Competition, supported by MLA Meat Standards Australia, a fresh accolade will be unveiled. The inaugural ‘Most Successful Plant’ award celebrates the processing plant that attains the highest score, evaluated against the outlined criteria.
Join us for an evening of camaraderie and connections, as we share dinner with colleagues and prominent figures from the industry. Be front and centre as we unveil the distinguished winners of each class and proudly present the coveted ‘Most Successful Plant’ award.
About the AMPC National Beef Carcase Competition, supported by MLA Meat Standards Australia
The AMPC National Beef Carcase Competition, supported by MLA Meat Standards Australia is conducted as part of the Beef Australia 2024 event, concluding at Beef2024 with the AMPC National Beef Carcase Competition Awards Dinner on Tuesday, 7th May.
The AMPC National Beef Carcase Competition, supported by MLA Meat Standards Australia aims to give feedback to producers about compliance of beef carcases to market specifications, lean meat yield, and predicted eating quality of those carcases (MSA index). The appraisal system utilised in the competition is specifically designed to meet both export and domestic market requirements and uses the latest technology available to the beef industry.
A new class was introduced into the 2024 competition, allowing for weights of 360 kilograms or over into a new Open Class unrestricted feeding section, allowing for entries from producers who target long-fed markets.
A new award category, ‘The Most Successful Plant’ Award was also introduced, in recognition of the hard work each participating plant contributes to the success of the AMPC National Beef Carcase Competition, supported by MLA Meat Standards Australia.
Trophies will be awarded to the winning pen in each class. Prize money will be awarded to first, second and third prize winners in each class:
- First $1,200
- Second $800
- Third $600
Ribbons will be awarded to first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth place in each class.
There will be a MSA Index Award whereby MLA will award a trophy to the winning pen of three carcases with the highest combined MSA Index scores.
The Champion Pen and the Reserve Champion Pen will be awarded to Highest Scoring Pen of three in Classes 1-8.
The Achievement Award will be awarded to the overall Champion Carcase and Reserve Champion Carcase. Championship trophies will be decided on individual carcase scores only (i.e. the highest individual score out of 100).
There will also be a MSA Index Award whereby MLA will award a trophy to the winning individual carcase with the highest MSA Index score.
*Online booking fee of 2.5% will apply.