Event calendar

April 2014


19 April

Qld Dressage Riders Sub-Committee – Dressage Series

Main Arena

QLD DRESSAGE SERIES Official Dressage Competition Medium to Grand Prix Special

For more information
Kate Wilson
Ph: (0427) 120 422
wilsonpr@tpg.com.au


26 April

QRHA Ribbon Show and Clinic

Main Arena & Main Warm Up

QRHA Ribbon Show and Clinic

For more information
Lynda Gray
Ph: (0412) 479 340
www.qrha.org.au


May 2014


01-04 May

National Finals Rodeo

The National Finals Rodeo (NFR) is four days of heart stopping, nail biting, rodeo action and the grand final of the Australian Professional Rodeo Association series. The NFR will be conducted over 4 gruelling rounds of competition with the top 15 contestants matched up against the very best bucking stock in the country. Tickets for all 4 performances of the National Finals Rodeo are now on sale. Click BUY NOW below.

For more information
Australian Professional Rodeo Association (APRA)
Ph: (07) 4661 8183
apra@prorodeo.com.au
National Finals Rodeo

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01-04 May

Urban Country Music Festival - Ultimate Weekend Experience

Whole Venue

Purchase a weekend of country fun! Includes access to the Opening Night Concert (Friday), Main Concert (Saturday), Urban Blaze (Concert) as well as admission to the Urban Village and Country Fairground all weekend.  Adult packages from just $68 (booking fees and charges may apply).

For more information
Ph: (1800) 810 400
info@urbancountry.com.au
www.urbancountry.com.au/program


02 May

Urban Country Music Festival - Opening Night Concert

Enjoy the sweet sounds of local talent at the Opening Night Concert. Featuring Good, Oak, Jesse Davis, Chad Shuttleworth, Simply Bushed, Paul Costa, Busby Marou and The Sunny Cowgirls. Adult prices from just $20 (booking fees and charges may apply).

For more information
Ph: (1800) 810 400
info@urbancountry.com.au
www.urbancountry.com.au/program

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03 May

Urban Country Music Festival - Main Concert

Main Arena

See some big name artists raise the roof at the Main Concert. Featuring Kasey Chambers, Adam Brand, Beccy Cole, Morgan Evans, The Sunny Cowgirls, Simply Bushed, The McCylmonts, The Viper Creek Band, Carl Wockner, The Pigs, Jared Porter, Harry Hookey and Kiara Rodrigues. Adult prices from just $60 (booking fees and charges may apply).

For more information
Ph: (1800) 810 400
info@urbancountry.com.au
www.urbancountry.com.au/program

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10-11 May

2014 Arabian Gala Event

Main Arena & Main Warm Up

This show is fast becoming one of the best Arabian Shows in Australia. Saturday is filled with Saddle Classes. Saturday Night is The PETstock Golden Garland (which is a free style workout to music which must include 6 compulsory moves) and Sunday is when our Halter Horses strut their stuff. Spectators are welcome to come and enjoy watching these amazing horses in action.

For more information
Shannon Parry
Ph: (0422) 677 998
spcanterbury273@gmail.com
www.arabianvalley.com.au


17 May

QRHA Ribbon Show and Clinic

Main Arena & Main Warm Up

QRHA Ribbon Show and Clinic

For more information
Lynda Gray
Ph: (0412) 479 340
www.qrha.org.au


18 May

DQ Judge's C-D Seminar

Meeting Room

DQJSC C-D level Dressage Education Seminar for judges, riders, coaches and interested parties.

For more information
Elizabeth
Ph: (0402) 829 367
coeliz@iinet.net.au


23-25 May

AHAQ Arabian Challenge

Whole Venue

The Arabian Horse Association of Queensland (AHAQ) presents the Arabian Challenge 2014.

For more information
Yvonne
Ph: (0417) 755 752
secretary@arabianhorseqld.com.au
AHAQ Website


25 May

DQ Judge's E-F Seminar

Meeting Room

DQJSC E - F level Dressage Education Seminar for judges, riders, coaches and interested parties.

For more information
Elizabeth
Ph: (0402) 829 367
coeliz@iinet.net.au


June 2014


21-22 June

RDAQ State Championships

Whole Venue

The Riding for the Disable Association of Queensland Inc. State Championships 2014 will be held on the 21 and 22 June. This is a dressage competition for riders affiliated with Riding for the Disabled Queensland and we welcome all spectators!

For more information
Melody/Abbey
Ph: (07) 3888 5277
marketing@rdaq.org.au
www.rdaq.org.au


23-29 June

Quarter Horse QLD State Championships

Main Arena & Main Warm Up

Hosted by the Burpengary Western Performance Club.

For more information
Terry
Ph: (0438) 880 547
terrymcsweeney@bigpond.com
Burpengary Western Performance Club website


July 2014


05 July

QRHA Ribbon Show and Clinic

Main Arena & Main Warm Up

QRHA Ribbon Show and Clinic

For more information
Lynda Gray
Ph: (0412) 479 340
www.qrha.org.au


06 July

DQ Judge's E-F Seminar

Meeting Room

DQJSC E - F level Dressage Education Seminar for judges, riders, coaches and interested parties.

For more information
Elizabeth
Ph: (0402) 829 367
coeliz@iinet.net.au


09-10 July

2014 National Young Rider Champs

Whole Venue

2014 National Young Rider Champs.

For more information
Kim
millewa01@bigpond.com


17-20 July

Brisbane CDI

Main Arena & Main Warm Up

Brisbane CDI is an International Dressage event featuring some of Australia's best dressage combinations. It also includes the Queensland State Young Horse Champtionships.

For more information
Cathie
Ph: (0417) 224 432
cathiedk@bigpond.com
www.qld.equestrian.org.au


18 July

DQJSC A-B Seminar

Meeting Room

DQJSC A-B level Dressage Education Seminar for A & B level judges and Upgrading C level judges.

For more information
Liz
Ph: (0402) 829 367
coeliz@iinet.net.au


27 July

Queensland Friesian Horse Championship

Outdoor Arena Complex

Queensland Friesian Horse Championship

For more information
S. Matthysen
Ph: (0400) 229 298
tiaan650@hotmail.com


August 2014


22-24 August

Farm Fantastic

Whole Venue

Farm Fantastic is Australia's largest outdoor Rural, Retail, Home & Lifestyle Retail Trade Expo. Celebrating its 13th year in 2014 with new dates and a new venue. Over 900 exhibitor sites, you can find anything from a pair of socks, to a luxury camper and a 10 tonne truck. Experiences include the new Health & Body Centre with its tranquil atmosphere and numerous health professionals offering information on healthy lifestyle. Destination Food - Food for Thought marquee has cooking demonstrations, and guest appearances. Names coming soon. There is entertainment for the whole family with an action packed main arena with junior stockmen experience and more, FREE Clara's Craft Centre and children's area, comedy circus shows, animal baby center, and also children can follow Clara's trail for the chance to win some great prizes!...it's everyone's idea of a great weekend!!

For more information
Leanne
Ph: (07) 5490 1440
Farm Fantastic website


September 2014


13 September

DQ Judge's C-D Seminar

Meeting Room

DQJSC C-D level Dressage Education Seminar for judges, riders, coaches and interested parties.

For more information
Elizabeth
Ph: (0402) 829 367
coeliz@iinet.net.au


14 September

AHAQ Spring Affair

The Arabian Horse Association of QLD (QHAQ) presents the 2014 Spring Affair - Arabian & Arabian Derivative Halter & Saddle Show.This event will be held at the Outdoor Arena Complex - access via gate 15. Spectators are welcome - entry is free.

For more information
Yvonne
Ph: (0417) 755752
secretary@arabianhorseqld.com.au
AHAQ Website


20 September

QLD Festival of Dressage

Main Arena

2014 Queensland Festival of Dressage.

For more information
Stephanie
Ph: (0433) 707 818
stephanie.neergaard@live.com.au
www.qlddressagefest.com


October 2014


10-12 October

QLD State Dressage Championships

Main Arena & Main Warm Up

For more information
Kate Wilson
Ph: (0427) 120 422
wilsonpr@tpg.com.au


16-19 October

AMHS QLD State Show

Main Arena

AMHS State Show

For more information
Narelle Benson
Ph: (0408) 434 866
njbtransport@live.com.au


November 2014


14 November

Professional Bull Riders

Main Arena

Experience a once in a lifetime event as the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) prepare to deliver one huge night of the toughest sport on dirt. It’s a showdown like no other – elite cowboys versus the toughest bulls on the planet in a 3 hour action packed sporting entertainment event that will keep you on the edge of your seat from the spectacular opening through to the last bull of the night. Twenty-two riders all eager for glory as they strive to overcome the power of the 52 most extreme bucking bulls in a head to head battle of power, agility and the fight of the fittest 8 seconds at a time. Choreographed with pyrotechnics, lasers, concert sound system and mega screen replays, with multiple camera angles that will take you behind the scenes and inside the bucking chutes as riders prepare for the ride of their life whilst delivering you the ultimate live event bull riding experience inside the Caboolture QSEC Main Arena. This is not a rodeo – this is the one and only PBR.

For more information
Jackie
Ph: (07) 4945 4450
jackie@pbraustralia.com
www.pbraustralia.com