2016 Corowa Show Come along and en­joy the

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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.

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