Entering a Competition

DIAA Dairy Product Competitions

Eligibility

To be eligible, all dairy products entered into the competitions must be manufactured in Australia, comply with the Dairy Products clause of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code and be available commercially (not manufactured or packed especially for the competition). The company entering the products must be its manufacturer or the packer of the entered product.

Full details on eligibility, competition classes and entry requirements are outlined in the Exhibitors’ Guide for each competition. To ensure your products are not disqualified please note ALL guidelines.

All manufacturers entering DIAA competitions must have at least one member of the DIAA on staff. For more information on joining the DIAA follow this link.

2023 Competitions Schedules

Qld Product Competition, Coming Soon

  • Entries open T.B.C
  • Entries close T.B.C
  • Click here to enter…
    • When live use online see the online portal link under “View Current Competitions” button above.
    • Or PDF Booking form will be available
  • Entries delivery due: T.B.C
  • Judging T.B.C
  • Announcement of awards dinner: T.B.C

Tas Product Competition, Coming Soon

  • Entries open T.B.C
  • Entries close 1T.B.C
  • When live : Click here to enter online (these awards are held in conjunction with the RAS of Tasmania)
  • Entries delivery due: w/c T.B.C
  • Judging T.B.C
  • Announcement of awards: T.B.C

SA Product Competition, Coming Soon

  • Entries open T.B.C
  • Entries close T.B.C
  • Entries delivery due T.B.C
  • Judging T.B.C
  • Announcements of Awards: T.B.C

Aus/Vic Product Competitions, Coming Soon

  • Entries open: 16 January 2023
  • Entries close: 25 February 2023
  • Entries delivery for judging Wednesday 15th March and Thursday 16March 2023
  • Judging: Monday 20th March to Wednesday 22nd March 2023
  • Announcement of winners:
    – Australian Awards of Excellence, Melbourne, Friday 19th May 2023,
    – Victorian Awards, Melbourne, Friday 5th May 2023

NSW Product Competition, Coming Soon

  • Entries open: T.B.C
  • Entries close: T.B.C
  • Entries delivery due: T.B.C
  • Judging T.B.C
  • Announcement of awards T.B.C

WA Product Competition – Coming Soon

  • Entries open in January 2022
  • Entries close Wednesday 1st of February 2023
  • Entries delivery for judging Wednesday, 22nd February
  • Judging Thursday, 23rd of February 2023 @ European Foods Marketplace, 90 Frobisher Street, Osborne Park.
  • Announcement of awards Friday 31st of March 2023 @ Cottesloe Golf Club, 173 Alfred Road, Swanbourne – Tickets will go on sale shortly

If you have questions about DIAA Dairy Product competitions, please email: janos.kaldy@diaa.asn.au