The “Australian Pie Council”, who runs the annual “Official Great Aussie Pie Competition” supports:

Bake Skills Australian National Teams Competition

Funds are given each year to Bake Skills Competition for their “supporter’s sponsorship” (funds split between National running costs, prizes etc).  

In addition to this, the winning state team of 2 would be awarded The Official Great Aussie Pie Competition’s “Best Apprentice Gourmet Pie” & receive a team cheque for $250 & individual plaques.