Teebar rodeo will go ahead
Committee works hard after floods
AFTER the devastating floods at the Teebar sportsground near Brooweena, committee members have worked hard to get this Saturday’s annual show and rodeo up and running.
Teebar Sports Club secretary Felicity Rockemer said the damage done by floodwater had to be seen to be believed, with the entire rodeo arena washed into the grandstands and half of the campdraft arena gone.
“The initial clean-up was assisted with hard work by prisoners from the correctional centre and voluntary help from members of the Baptist church,“she said. “Their efforts helped encourage committee members to ‘bite the bullet’ and forge ahead.
“Unfortunately the campdraft arena could not be replaced in time.”
A Maximum Points NRA Rodeo will start at 10.30am and feature all the usual events. Bring chairs to sit on as most of the grandstands have been washed away.
Rockemer said the money raised would go towards replacing destroyed infrastructure.
A barbecue and canteen will operate, with the licensed bar run out of a marquee.
The Ute Muster will be held in the campdraft arena, with seven sections: best street ute, best B&S ute, best chicks ute, best 4 x 4 ute, best working ute, best feral ute
Felicity Rockemer Their efforts helped encourage committee members...
and best classic ute.
Nominations can be made on the day with judging at 1pm and presentations at 3pm.
There will also be a popular display of vintage cars from the Maryborough and District Antique Car Club.
Shelly Kinbacher has put together a hall display along with competitions for floral exhibits and arrangements, cookery competitions for adults and children, fruit and vegetable sections, needlework and craft.
The photography open section theme is Floods, which will give visitors an insight into the huge amount of water that inundated the district on Australia Day.
The novelty class will be worn out Wrangler jeans with sections for adults and children.
Children are asked to let their imaginations loose and decorate a teapot.
For entry inquiries email email@example.com or phone 4129 9275. The Miss Showgirl will be judged on the day.
There will be non-stop action with Sean and Evonne Barrett, who worked on the film Australia, giving a display of their working kelpie dogs.
Live music from 4–8pm.
HEAD OVER HEELS: Matt Boland takes on Suicidal during the open bull ride event at a previous Teebar Country Stampede.