Want to look behind the scenes? Become a volunteer!

Learn and experience an exciting time with other like-minded Woolcraft friends


Volunteers are needed from Monday, 16 July to Monday, 23 July to assist with unpacking competition entries (Monday pm & Tuesday), act as stewards for judges (Wednesday), assist with placement of entries and general duties in the pavilions (Thursday), various duties during the Show, and assist with dismantling and pack up (Monday after the Show).

Tea and coffee always available, plus lunches are provided on non-show days; volunteers working two or more days are eligible for show passes.

There’s no gender barrier – all will be made very welcome!

If you feel you would enjoy taking part in this exciting learning experience and can make yourself available for ANY or ALL of these days please send us your details.

Become a volunteer

2018 Demonstrators/Siteholders announced

It’s never too early to start planning your 2018 visit to the Australian Sheep and Wool Show.

View 2018 siteholders/demonstrators

2018 Woolcraft Competition Theme – ‘Homefront’

2018 marks 100 years since the end of World War I. 

While following the theme is not required for prizes, entries that reflect the theme are also eligible for one of the special prizes – Most Outstanding Entry with 2018 Theme.


2018 Woolcraft Schedule – Just released!

Start planning now! View 2018 competition details2018 Woolcraft Schedule cover

Save the Date: 20-22 July 2018


Proudly presented by the Australian Sheep Breeders’ Association

Friday 20th July, Saturday 21st July, from 9am to 5pm
Sunday 22nd July, from 9am to 4pm

Prince of Wales Showgrounds, 42-72 Holmes Rd, Bendigo, Victoria 3550

Join us for three days of woolcraft competitions, fashion parades, wearable art, vendor stalls, shearing competitions, yard dog trials, schools competition, junior livestock judging and much more…

2018 Feature Breed – Merino

2018 Woolcraft Competition Theme – ‘Homefront’

Show related links for tickets, programs and other details: Australian Sheep and Wool Show

Check out Bendigo Tourism for details on accommodation, maps, and travel, including how to get to and around Bendigo.

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