Archies at the Ekka

The Young Farming Champions visited the Ekka last Sunday and were thrilled to catch up with the Meat and Livestock Australia Target 100 stand which featured 8 QLD primary school painting Archies at the Royal Brisbane Show (Ekka)

The challenge was to use the Target 100 initiative and Red Meat Green Facts as inspiration for each school to come up with a design that they would then paint on a life-size fibreglass cow at the EKKA

The judges were looking for designs that illustrated the ambitions of Target 100 and the commitment that Australian cattle and sheep farmers have to their animals and the environment.

and the end result  what can I say but WOW WOW WOW

Ekka Winner

The wining Archie with judges Pip McConachie – Community Engagement Manager MLA, Carlee Hay – Education Manager RNA and Stacey Milners – Media and Comms Manager Agforce

The wining cow was painted by Kingaroy State School, with Zillmere State School coming in second and third  was Morningside State School 

Zilmere - second

The wonderful second prize effort from Zillmere State School with the judges  

The event was coordinated by the gorgeous Heidi Brunker pictured here with the winning cow

Heidi MG_4602

and just to show you the depth of the talent check this entry out



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