On Saturday 5 May, eight boys from the Churchie Judging Team competed in the Sheep Judging and Handling at the Rocklea Show.
In the under 15 competition, there were 29 competitors. Benjamin Duddy placed first in the meat sheep judging and second in the sheep young handlers. Thomas Duddy came second in the meat sheep judging and Nate Bloxsom was awarded a highly commended.
In the over 15 competition, there were 31 competitors and Jasper Dando won the meat sheep judging competition and is now eligible to compete in the Queensland State competition in Toowoomba in 2019. Angus Golden placed second, with Sam Hughes and Rupert Brown achieving highly commended awards.
Benjamin and Thomas Duddy and Angus Golden then travelled to Rockhampton to meet up with Tom Servin where they represented the school at Beef 2018. Thomas Duddy won the 12 and Under Commercial Beef Young Judges and the 12 and Under Young Paraders competition and was awarded the Junior Champion Parader over 420 other competitors.