2016 Corowa Show Come along and enjoy the
This 138th Corowa Show is shaping up to be an exciting fun-filled day with plenty of entertainment and traditional show activities for everyone to enjoy.
The show committee has been busying booking in the best of the best in show-time entertainment to ensure a great family day out on Sunday, November 27.
The Free Press spoke to Show Secretary Jan McKenna who said the committee was looking forward to hosting another fantastic Corowa Show in 2016.
“It will be an exciting day with plenty of show bags, food, sideshow alley rides and the many varied stalls on offer to our attendees,” she said.
“This year we have a fantastic gate prize up for grabs so come along, support the show and just have a great spring day with your loved ones.”
Get your show experience started with the funny antics of Muppy and Picollo who have been described as a spontaneous and fun duo.
Have your caricature portrait drawn by talented artist Irene Harmsworth.
Ride the ponies and also on display will be the showjumping in the arena which is always an enjoyable feature of the Corowa Show and one not to miss.
If you’re feeling active, the much-loved climbing wall is making a comeback to the show this year after an absence of a few years.
Strap yourself in and challenge your friends to scale new heights as you do your best to reach the top.
Of course, for those who prefer their fun a bit closer to the ground, this year’s event features all the traditional show competition categories you know and love.
Try your hand at making jams, jellies, pickles and sauces as well as cakes, craft, knitting and crochet, dressmaking and embroidery and enter your best in the 2016 Corowa Show.
Ransack your garden for fruit and vegetables, pick your favourite flowers – and don’t forget the eggs – all will be judged to find the best of the best at the show.
And why not show off your artistic skills in the painting, drawing, collages sculptures and photography exhibitions?
This year the Corowa Show Committee is offering substantial prize money in the Sheep Section to entice more entries and lift the profile of one of the show’s most traditional categories.
The Sheep Section now offers prize money for champion and reserve champion for different breeds of sheep and for the championships of interbreed rams and ewes and groups of three.
Also on offer is the Supreme Champion of Corowa Show, Reserve Champion Sheep of Corowa Show and the most successful exhibitor in the Sheep Section.
Sheep farmers are also encouraged to bring along a fleece to be judged in the fleece section.
From sheep power to horse power – the Historical Vehicles and Machinery Club will have their best on display at the showgrounds throughout the day.
This year’s Corowa Show features all the traditional show competition categories you know and love.
Volunteers from the Corowa Show Society pictured inside the newly refurbished main pavilion that they have been working on over the last 12 months.