Rodeo fans are preparing for some adrenalin pumping events at Wingham Showground on January 6, 2018 when the Wingham Summertime Rodeo comes to town.
A sell out in January 2017, the rodeo attracted thousands of locals and visitors who witnessed amazing action in the arena.
A tradition for more than 30 years the Wingham Summertime Rodeo is a chance for bronc riders and bull riders to put on a thrilling show for crowds as they compete.
All the action happens on Saturday January 6 with gates opening, and the slack round commencing, at noon. Main events start at 6pm.
Some of the events on the program include:
- Ladies barrel race
- Novice saddlebronc
- Team roping
- Juvenile and junior steer rides
- Juvenile and junior barrel races
- Bull rides
Food will be available and the licenced bar will be open until 11pm (proof of age is required).
Entertainment throughout the night until late includes amusement rides, stalls and a rocking live band - The Trapps from 9.30pm.
Organisers advise rodeo goers to be early so they don’t miss out.
The gates will close when the rodeo arena viewing area is full.
For patron safety, viewing pleasure and security, no gazebos or tarps are to be erected on the rodeo bank and no alcohol or glass bottles are to be taken onto the grounds.
This event for the whole family will be held at the Wingham Showground, Gloucester Road, Wingham.
Admission prices are $15 for adults, $10 pensioners and children aged 12 to 17 years, $5 for children five to 11 years and children under five are free.
Phone Raelene Marshall, Wingham Show Society secretary on 0408 458879 for more information.
Local taxi services are available on the night to assist you in getting to and from the showgrounds.
Greenaways Taxis 0428 409 331 or Wingham Taxis on 0488 500 563.
Become a volunteer and attend for free
Why not become a Wingham Show Society volunteer, get involved in this event and get in for free?
If you have any time to spare to volunteer for the rodeo, then email Raelene Marshall at email@example.com or message them on their Wingham Rodeo Facebook page.