2020 Bega Show becomes a free event for the whole community

2020 Bega Show becomes a free event for the whole community

The Bega Show committee are inviting the Bega Valley Shire community together to reflect, relax and regenerate on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 February 2020 at a special event. Competitive aspects of the Bega Show will be replaced with exhibitions and activities for the whole family.

There will be no entry fee charged at the gate — free admission

There will be no horse events at the 2020 Bega Show. After long consideration the Bega Show Society has decided not to conduct any horse events at the up coming 2 day Bega Show Community Event. The decision was made on veterinary advice that exercising horses leading up to the Event would pose an unnecessary health risk to horses due to the recent smoke. The Bega Show Society looks forward to conducting a horse event once there is no health risk to horses. we have the ability to refund any bookings already made by exhibitors.

The dairy cattle will be having an All Breeds Dairy show on the Saturday 15th Feb. Entries per the Holstein section entry format. Entries close Tuesday 11th Feb.

All special attractions as previously advertised going ahead including:

  • NSW RFS Youth Challenge
  • Sideshow Alley
  • Bar and food village
  • Play Zone & Workshops – Dazzling Dan Magician, Brothers on Fire Acrobatics and Juggling, Colour your World (art activities), Table Gaming, 3D Printing & Design
  • Big Screen entertainment including live action Farm Simulator
  • Snake display
  • Working Dogs
  • Stockmans Challenge
  • Lawnmower Mania
  • Woodchop
  • All Breeds Dairy Show
  • Tractor Pull
  • Tug-o-war
  • Demolition Derby
  • Performances by Tahlia Connie, Corey Legge, Felicity Dowd and Christie Lamb and other local talents…
  • Comedian – Gary Eck
  • Animal Nursery
  • Pet Show (Sunday)
  • BBQ Battle (Sunday)
  • Live broadcast from ABC SE – Saturday Morning Breakfast with Simon Marnie

Saturday night at 6.00pm, a special ceremony will take place to acknowledge and reflect on recent events that have impacted our Bega Valley Shire community.

Agencies involved in bushfire recovery activities will be present at the event, providing information and support to the community.

The poultry section as normal. Classes as in the schedule.

The oyster judging will continue as normal.

Major changes in the pavilion — no fruit, vegetables, farm produce, cheese, cakes or jams and preserves.

Exhibits are encouraged in all other sections in the pavilion. These will not be judged. We encourage you to make a huge display of items. This maybe dahlias, roses or floral arrangements. All items must include your name and address. This includes Art and Photography It would be good if all art and photography could be in by 4pm on Thursday 13th. All items must be on the showground by Friday 14th.

The pavilion committee would like to welcome any group who would like to demonstrate there craft over the two days in the pavilion. Please contact us – att: Barb Rogers.

The Stockmans Challenge will be run on Sunday without horses. Enquires please contact us – att: Jo Collins.

A tractor pull competition will take over the arena. If you have a tractor and would like to enter . Come along. Enquires please contact us – att: Charlie Bell.

Woodchop entries are welcome via the normal channel. There will be no post ripping competition but there will be chainsaw and axe demonstrations on the Sunday.

Harness Racing, Goat and sheep judging, Stud Beef cattle and Fat Cattle judging have all been cancelled.

A tug-of-war event is envisaged to be held over the two days. Please contact us to enter your team – att: Brett Rogers.

Come and have some fun. Share a story with a friend. No admission fee. Support sideshow alley, buy a hamburger, have a beer with a friend.

There is no admission charge to the event. The Bega Show Committee has applied to various agencies for financial assistance towards this event.

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