2017 Corowa Show It’s show time – enjoy the
Roll up, roll up to the 139th Corowa Show on Sunday, October 8 and be part of all the great fun to be had.
All the traditional show activities will be returning this year, plus some new attractions.
The show committee has been busy preparing for the great family fun day, so be sure to check out the schedule so you don’t miss out of any of the attractions that take your fancy.
Corowa Show Secretary Jan McKenna said excitement was building as the weekend approached.
“We are looking forward to hosting another fantastic Corowa Show,” she said.
“It will be an exciting day with plenty of showbags, food, sideshow alley rides and the many varied stalls on offer to our attendees.
“Once again we have another great gate prize up for grabs so come along, support the show and just have a great spring day with your loved ones.”
The entry price for the traditional show competition categories has been dropped back down to 50 cents for those wishing to enter.
Jan said the committee was excited to add some new performers this year and also welcome back the climbing wall, which is always a hit with the children.
One of the new attractions will be magic and comedy act Troppo Bob who delivers a refreshing mix of verbal and visual comedy, along with friendly good–humoured audience interaction and has been described as providing amazing magical experiences.
Troppo Bob will perform three shows throughout the day between 10am and 4pm.
The show committee also welcomes on board Trixie the Clown who will be performing three times on the day and will also be roving with her fabulous balloons.
Meanwhile, Black Snake Productions will return this year with a range of animals including crocodiles.
There will also be the plenty of rides, showbags and food.
For the first time the horse events program will include a children’s ring.
The introduction of the under 18 children’s ring will feature $1000 in prizemoney that will be spread over Champion, Reserve Champion and Highly Commended over the 55 classes.
Sara Love returns as ringmaster and garlands will be awarded to Supreme Rider, Supreme Open Ridden Exhibit, Supreme Led Exhibit, Supreme Show Hunter, Goldie Fox and L J Skehans Memorials.
All champions in rings one, two and three will receive a bag of chaff sponsored by Corowa Chaff Mill.
Residents are encouraged to try their hand at making jams, jellies, pickles, sauces and cakes, as well as craft, knitting, crochet, dressmaking and embroidery and enter their best in the show.
Why not ransack your garden for fruit and vegetables and pick your favourite flowers? – and don’t forget the eggs – all will be judged to find the best of the best at the show.
For the artistic types there is painting, drawing, collages sculptures and photography exhibitions.
The horse events are popular at the Corowa Show for both riders and spectators.
This year’s Corowa Show features all the traditional show competition categories.