Events Programme

2019 Events Programme

8.30am HORSE – events commence on the oval
Including Andalusian, Standardbred Breeds, Australian Pony Stud Book, Pintos, Dilutes, Harness, Standardbred Harness, Topsy/ Tiny Tots, Pony Club
8.30am SIDE SHOWS – ALL DAY
9.00 – 11.30am SHOW HALL is CLOSED for judging – the show hall will be closed while judging takes place and will reopen at approx. 11.30am
9am JUDGING of DAIRY GOATS – located near Bilyara Road gate entrance
JUDGING OF SHEEP – located near Kegel Club
8.30am -3.30pm FARM BARN – located near pet section near show hall gate. Display with cute farmyard animals to see and pat – free.  Pony rides also available – fee payable.
9.15am DISPLAY OF HORSESHOEING – on oval near grandstand
Informative display by a farrier of shaping, adjusting and securing a horse shoe
8.30am -4.00pm SCOUTS SA – free children’s activity; located on the oval Join in the fun of a variety of interactive games
9.00am -3.00pm YELLOW BRICK ROAD for kids under 14years
Collect your yellow card and visit the eight different places to collect your stamp and place entry in the competition box and collect your BankSA bag at the Sunflowers section in the Show hall.
9.00am-3.00pm ROCKABOUT CLIMBING WALL – Climb the 8-metre high rock wall; located on the oval
9.30am -3.30pm KIDS ZONE – near entertainment area. FREE kids’ corner with fun activities including Face Painting, crafts, hair colouring, decorative nails, sensory tent for the young ones.
9.00 – 9.40am SHARNA GRANT – in the entertainment tent, next to show hall.
Solo Singer will entertain with laid back acoustic with a little bit of everything
9.00am -4.00pm KEGEL BAHN – Come & Try sessions (German for skittle alley pronounced Kee-Gel Barn) Located at the Kegel Club house. An important tradition in the Barossa for approx. 150 years. The only Kegel Club in southern hemisphere. Cost $1.00 for three bowls
10.00am CHILDREN’S GUM BOOT THROWING COMPETITION – located on the Oval
For children aged kindergarten to year 7 students. Proudly sponsored VALLEY ENTERPRISES
9.40 – 10.40am COOL 4 KIDS – Roving balloon twisting bubbly fun near entertainment tent
10.00–11.30am CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Promotion–Youth performing company Now Productions will be roving around the grounds entertaining in-character
10.20 – 11am SHARNA GRANT – in the entertainment tent, next to show hall.
Solo Singer will entertain with laid back acoustic with a little bit of everything
11.00–11.30am PET SECTION “COME & TRY AGILITY “ with your pet – located behind the show hall.
11.00 –11.40am ANIMAL ADVENTURES SHOW – in the entertainment tent, next to show hall. A fun
interactive children’s show celebrating all creatures great and small.
11am SA HANDMILKING COMPETITION – located on the Oval in front of the Grandstand. Competitors have just 2 minutes to milk – who will have the heaviest bucket??
Proudly sponsored by JERSEY FRESH
11am – 3pm MAGPIE CAFE – located in the Football Clubrooms behind the grandstand Dine-in and enjoy wine & food all sourced locally from the Barossa Valley Proudly supported by ROCKFORD BAROSSA
11.40am – 12pm SHARNA GRANT – in the entertainment tent, next to show hall.
Solo Singer will entertain with laid back acoustic with a little bit of everything
12.00pm DISPLAY OF HORSESHOEING – on oval near grandstand
Informative display by a farrier of shaping, adjusting and securing a horse shoe
12.00pm PRESERVING with Marieka Ashmore – in the Show hall
Barossa local Marieka will share her knowledge of the wonderful tradition of food preserving.
12.00pm HEINRICH COOPERAGE Log Chopping Competition – Events commence and include Underhand, standing block, hard hit events for open & novice axemen.
AP JOHN COOPERS sponsor – Tree Climbing events
12.20 – 1.20pm COOL 4 KIDS – Roving balloon twisting bubbly fun near entertainment tent
1.00 – 1.40pm CROSS FIRE (Band) – A 5 piece country band covering country rock, contemporary and traditional music – in the entertainment tent
1.00pm SA ROTEGRUTZE CHAMPIONSHIP – Open judging in the Show hall
A special Barossa grape dessert. Local cooks & novices compete for the title of Champion. Proudly sponsored by SEPPELTSFIELD VINEYARD COTTAGE
1.30pm SA GERMAN YEAST CAKE CHAMPIONSHIP – Open judging in the Show hall.    Local cooks compete with their traditional homemade German cakes for the title of Champion. Open Section – Proudly sponsored by LANGMEIL WINERY     Novice Section – Proudly sponsored by LANGMEIL COTTAGES
1.50 – 2.30pm ANIMAL ADVENTURES SHOW – in the entertainment tent, next to show hall. A fun interactive
children’s show celebrating all creatures great and small.
2.00pm ADULT’S GUM BOOT THROWING COMPETITION – located on the Oval
New competition for the adult’s – how strong is your throw? what will be the winning distance. Proudly sponsored VALLEY ENTERPRISES
2.30pm DISPLAY OF HORSESHOEING – on oval near grandstand
Informative display by a farrier of shaping, adjusting and securing a horse shoe
2.30 – 3.10pm CROSS FIRE (Band) – A 5 piece country band covering country rock, contemporary and traditional music – in the entertainment tent
3.30pm DISPLAY OF HORSESHOEING – on oval near grandstand
Informative display by a farrier of shaping, adjusting and securing a horse shoe
3.30 – 4.10pm CROSS FIRE (Band) – A 5 piece country band covering country rock, contemporary and traditional music – in the entertainment tent
4.00pm LONE PINE AGRICULTURAL BUREAU – Produce Auction
Located at the display in Show hall (side of stage). Great opportunity to buy fresh Barossa produce, fruit and vegetables