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Coonamble Rodeo and Campdraft

Published 18th October, 2016 in Exhibition and Shows, Festivals and Celebrations, Sporting Events
  • Location

    Castlereagh Highway, Coonamble, NSW, 2829, Australia

  • Date

    9th June 2018 to 10th June 2018

  • Time

    All Day

Held over the June Long Weekend every year and running for over 60 years, the Coonamble Rodeo &and Campdraft is the largest event held in Coonamble and is the largest combined Rodeo/Campdraft in the Southern Hemisphere. Around 1000 cowboys and cowgirls, along with approximately 4000 spectators, head across the central western plains of New South Wales to the edge of the Outback, transforming the Coonamble Showground into a full-on explosion of wild riding action. On Saturday and Sunday, the cowboys launch from the chutes competing for over AUD30000 worth of prize money in steer wrestling, calf roping, barrel racing and, of course, the glamour events of the Saddle Bronc, Bareback and Bull rides. On Monday the Junior Rodeo sees the up and coming stars of the Rodeo circuit compete.

Published 18th October, 2016 in Exhibition and Shows, Festivals and Celebrations, Sporting Events