18-27 January 2019

Great Australian Round Up

19 & 20 January 2019 | 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!

The Great Australian Round up will kick off at 8am on Saturday the 19th of January and go through until late afternoon on Sunday 20th January 2019.

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

The Main Event will kick off at 6pm on Saturday night 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 will also be:

•    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!

Day events are FREE to the Public, between 8am and 5pm.

Tickets on Sale 15th October 2018


Program

Saturday 19th January 2019
10:00am – Arrival of the cattle drive
8:00am – 1:00pm - Ranch Sorting National Finals – Round 1 
8:00am – 3:00pm - Stockman’s Challenge
2:00pm – 4:00pm - Working dog high jump
6:00pm - The Main Event including The Guy McLean Show, The Great Australian Round Up Rodeo, Stockman Challenge Finale Poley Saddle Buck Jump
9am – 4pm - All weekend displays and activities

  • Antique machinery display and show
  • Sheep dog training demonstrations
  • Whip cracking demonstration
  • Family activities
  • Trade stalls
  • Water Slide
  • Laser Tag
  • Stockman’s Hall of Fame exhibition
  • Animal petting farm and pony rides
  • Fun family games

Sunday 20th January
9:00am – 1:00pm - Ute and Truck Show
11:00am – 2:00pm - Working dog trials
9:00am – 11:00am - Sheep shearing demonstrations
8:00am – 10:30 am - Ranch Sorting National Finals Round 2
3:00pm – 6:00pm - Ranch Sorting National Finals Round 3
9am – 4pm - All weekend displays and activities

  • Antique machinery display and show
  • Sheep dog training demonstrations
  • Whip cracking demonstration
  • Family activities
  • Trade stalls
  • Water Slide
  • Laser Tag
  • Stockman’s Hall of Fame exhibition
  • Animal petting farm and pony rides
  • Fun family games