See who was at the Gympie's premier carcase comp

Gympie Carcass Classic attracts bumper crowd

Events
Jan Cotter presenting Doug Pratt, Chatsworth, with the Charlie Cotter All Rounder Trophy along with competition sponsors Leanne and Dan Sullivan, Sullivan Livestock, Gympie.

Jan Cotter presenting Doug Pratt, Chatsworth, with the Charlie Cotter All Rounder Trophy along with competition sponsors Leanne and Dan Sullivan, Sullivan Livestock, Gympie.

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The Gympie Carcass Classic's awards dinner at the the Gympie State High School attracted a crowd of about 200 people.

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THE Gympie Carcass Classic has again delivered an exceptional line of carcase results.

Held at the Gympie State High School, the awards dinner attracted a crowd of about 200 people .

Winners include Doug Pratt, Chatsworth, who took home the prestigious Charlie Cotter All Rounder Trophy for his Brangus-cross.

The Franz family, Main Creek Pastoral, Manumbar, exhibited the most suitable carcase for the domestic market - a Santa Gertrudis-cross heifer. Terry Nolan's Cooloola Blondes had the reserve.

The most suitable steer (opposite sex) carcase came from Brenton Bowtell, Toowoomba, with a Blonde.

Chris and Hayley Heness, Ridgie Didge Droughtmasters, Goomeri, has the top two most profitable animals and the best aggregate of three carcases.

Winners

The Charlie Cotter All Rounder. Champion: Doug Pratt. Reserve champion: Damian Cotter. =3-4. Chris and Hayley Heness. 5. Franz family.

Most Suitable Carcass for the Domestic Market. Champion: Franz family (heifer). Reserve: Cooloola Blones (heifer). 3. Brenton Bowtell. 4. Duncombe family. =5. Barry Denham. =5. Doug Pratt.

Most Suitable Carcass for the Domestic Market. 1. Brenton Bowtell.

Best All Rounder Exhibit (Under 18). 1. Jessica O'Brien.

Most Suitable Carcass for the Domestic Market (Under 18). 1. Jessica O'Brien.

Most Profitable Animal. 1. Chris and Hayley Heness. 2. Chris and Hayley Heness. 3. Cooloola Blondes. 4. Franz family. 5. Damian Cotter.

Best Aggregate of 3 Carcasses. 1. Chris and Hayley Heness. 2. Franz family. 3. Cooloola Blondes. 4. Chris and Hayley Heness. 5. Duncombe family.

High Point Droughtmaster. 1. Daniel Thompson.

High Point Bazadais. 1. Damian Cotter.

High Point Limousin. 1. Duncombe family.

Most successful First Time Exhibitor. 1. Damian Cotter.

Highest Dressing Percentage. 1. Doug Pratt. 2. Doug Pratt. 3. Cooloola Blondes. 4. Andrew and Lauren Haack. 5. Brenton Bowtell.

Encouragement Award. 1. Melita and Katria Palmer.

Weight for Age and Maturity. 1. Franz family.

High Index (Eating Quality) Score. 1. Cooloola Blondes.

Best Percentage Weight Gain. 1. Naomi Cooney. 2. Bradley and Ann-Maree Pike. 3. Ron and Janine Black. 4. Edwin and Madeleine Cooke. 5. Ron and Janine Black.

Carcass With Largest Eye Muscle Area. 1. Brenton Bowtell.

Champion Interschool Exhibit. 1. Gympie State High School.

Live Cattle Assessor: Champion. Andrew Haack. Reserve: Lauren Haack.

Live Cattle Assessor: Champion (Under 18). Champion. Sophie Tramacchi, Gympie SHS. Reserve: Isabella Dicker, Gympie SHS.

Assessment of Largest Eye Muscle Area (Under 18). Shay Barron.

Assessment of Highest Dressing Percentage (Under 18). Chloe Huxtable.

Assessment of Largest Percentage Weight Gain. 1. Graham Engeman. 2. Chloe Andreassen. 3. Rebecca Kenny. 4. Doug Bothams. 5. Christian Christensen.

Most Accurate Live Cattle Assessor of Selected 8 Head. 1. Brent Evans. 2. Chloe Andreassen. 3. Sophie Tramacchi. 4. Isabelle Dicker. =5. Axton Fletcher. =5. Riley Orphant. =5. Ryan Booth.

Best Junior Live Cattle Assessor (Under 18). 1. Rhianna McIntyre. 2. Sonny James. 3. Lauren Haack. 4. Brian Thompson. 5. Andrew Haack.

All Rounder Assessment at Finish of Classic. 1. Melita Palmer (U18). 2. Jorja McIntyre (U18). 3. Lauren Haack. 4. Brian Thompson. 5. Andrew Haack.

All Rounder Assessment at Start of Classic. 1. Andrew Haack. 2. Lauren Haack. 3. Mick Seeney. 4. Harrison Lenz (U18). 5. Jesse lanham (U18).

Assessment of Best 6 Carcasses at Finish of Classic. 1. Brent Evans. 2. Neville Zerner. 3. Kelly McIntyre. 4. Jason Easton. 5. Rebecca Kenny.

Assessment of Best 6 Carcasses at Start of Classic. 1. Andrew Haack. 2. Emma Franz. 3. John Mercer. 4. Breanna McDermott. =5. Evelyn Clifford. =5. Margaret Atkinson.

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