#GoNative with a Banger: Native Breeds Sausage Competition is back for 2018!

Download the entry form here

After last years success we're back with the support of our partners Jimmy's Farm, Slow Food UK, British Pig Association and the British Lop Society.

This competition is a great opportunity to showcase your native breeds and promote your produce, so why not enter?

All entries must be commercially viable at the time of entering the awards either through local markets, independent retailers, via online shops or to order, and entries must be made to the same standards and recipe as the sausages available commercially.

What you need to know

  • It costs £24 per entry
  • Entry forms must be received by 6th July 2018
  • Sausages must arrive between 9am and 5pm on Thursday 19th July
  • Where possible sausages should be sent for judging in their retail packaging

How does the judging actually work?

Judging is over 2 days, with a round being held prior to the final. All sausages entered will be awarded 0-3 stars as appropriate. The top 6 sausages from the round will go forward into the final with a variety of awards up for grabs. The final will be judged at Jimmy's Festival where Jimmy will be assisted by the finest judges, to decide the top sausages and Champion of Champions Sausage!

Stars Awarded

The Awards

1 star: Really Tasty

2 stars: Fantastic, being used on the BBQ tonight!

3 stars: Sublime, by the time the judges have finished checking, there’s none left for the BBQ!

Best Pork Sausage

Best Lamb Sausage

Best Beef Sausage

And the ultimate

Champion of Champions Sausage

Download the entry form here


Products cannot be accepted  if they require specialist equipment to taste.

Entries which have not been paid for will not be judged.

All entries must have details of the breeder, the breed and which breed society the animal/ its parents are registerd with - no exceptions.

The entry cost is kept to a minimum to attract genuine and small producers and new producers, but needs to cover the costs incurred by the charities involved.

If you have any queries please contact Elizabeth at RBST Head Office at [email protected]