The ASC of NSW is pleased to announce that the new President for a 3 year term is:

Mr Tim Capp

Gresford NSW

0427 389 477


Vice Presidents are:

Mr Peter Gooch

Oatley, NSW

0433 335 882


Mrs Jill Chapman

Hay, NSW

0429 930 691



2019 Showgirl

Congratulations to Stephanie Clancy from Walbundrie on being sashed the 2019 The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl, runner up Effie Fergusson from Dunedoo and second runner up Sally Downie from Forbes.


2019 NSW Rural Achiever

The 2019 NSW Rural Achiever is James Cleaver from Nyngan.

2019 ASC Award winners

The 2019 Excellence Award recognises a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the Show Movement.  The recipient of the ASC Excellence Award was Beverley O’Ryan (Nimmitabel).

The 2019 Dedication Award recognises a person who has shown exceptional dedication to their Show and Show Society.  The recipient of the ASC Dedication Award was Lyal Lee (Morisset Lake Macquarie Show).


The 2019 President’s Innovation Award is for innovation by a Show Society Member of the Agricultural Societies Council of NSW Ltd (ASC).  The innovation could be an event, an innovative campaign or advertising, advances in technology, procedural changes, intellectual concepts and environmental practices that has taken the Show Society or many Show Societies to the next level.  The recipient of the ASC President’s Innovation Award was Mendooran Show society


The 2019 ASC President’s Award was awarded to Dubbo Show Secretary, Mrs Sue Hood.  Sue goes above and beyond for the Dubbo Show and the wider agricultural show movement.

In 2016 and 2017 the ASC have offered a $5,000 prize for innovation by a Show Society. Here is a summary of some of the nominations and winners whose innovations might inspire you.


Innovations by Show Societies

Polish Works Standout Showgirl Workshop

2 - 3 November 2019

For further details contact

Adi Ritchie


P: 0428 451 360


Dubbo Show Society Personal Development Weekends

23 - 24 November 2019 & 11 - 12 January 2020

Contact Sue Hood

Dubbo Show Society

PO Box 12

Dubbo NSW 2830

Phone:  02 6882 4364







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