17-26 January 2020

Great Australian Round Up

AELEC - 503 Goonoo Goonoo Road, Tamworth

Celebrating our farming heritage and supporting it’s future!

The Great Australian Round up is a charity event, raising money for the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners and other vital rural services and is all about supporting Australia’s vital rural industries through awareness and fundraising efforts whilst providing an exciting, unique and new element to the Tamworth Country Music Festival for both tourists and locals. The Great Australian Round Up really has a little something for everyone!

Showcasing all things that are Australian country, including Exhibitions and Australian Rural and Stockman Memorabilia from the legendary Longreach Hall of Fame!

The 2019 Main Event kicked off with Internationally renowned Guy Mclean and his incredible stock horses as seen on Australia’s Got Talent. Followed by Australia’s Elite Rodeo Athletes from Broncs and Bulls to Barrel racing in a Rodeo extravaganza. Besides the excitement of rodeo action, The Great Australian Round Up Rodeo will tell a story of the heritage of rodeo in Australia, highlighting its importance in today’s rural communities. This is a Rodeo you do not want to miss!

During the day there was:

•    National Finals of Ranch Sorting Australia National Championship Series
•    stockman’s challenge,
•    working dog trials,
•    whip cracking,
•    sheep shearing,
•    a ute, truck and antique machinery show,
•    bush poets and live music
•    trade stalls,

Plus so many family attractions, such as:

•    waterslides and carnival rides.
•    baby farm animal petting zoo,
•    pony rides,
•    And did we mention a water slide!