What you need to know ahead of the Nyngan Show

Here's what you need to know ahead of the Nyngan show this Sunday, May 19 and Monday, May 20.

Gates open at 7am

PROGRAM

SUNDAY - MAY 19

  • 7.30am - Showjumping
  • 9.00am - Horse events
  • 9.00am - Wool Pavilion opens
  • 9.30am - Miniature ring
  • 9.30am - Poultry judging
  • 9.30am - Junior paraders - cattle
  • 10.00am - Prime lamb judging in the sheep pavilion
  • 10.30am - Junior judging - cattle
  • 12.00pm - Pets judged near the animal nursery
  • 12.30pm - Cattle judging
  • 1.00pm - Speed shear at the sheep pavilion
  • 1.30pm - Wye pavilion opens
  • 3.00pm - Prime lamb charity auction
  • 3.30pm - Fashion parade at the racecourse bar
  • 4.00pm - Young Farmer Challenge in Ring A
  • 5.30pm - Nyngan Toyora Rodeo - ABCRA points
  • LIVE ENTERTAINMENT - Katie Suber

MONDAY - MAY 20

  • 8.00am - Show jumping
  • 9.00am - Horse events
  • 9.00am - Merino sheep judging in the sheep pavilion
  • 12.00pm - Baby, Tiny Tots, Junior competition at the racecourse bar
  • 1.00pm - Grand parade
  • 1.15pm - Official opening of the Nyngan Show, sashing of showgirls and award presentations.
  • 3.00pm - Working station horse
  • 3.30pm - Milne feeds sheep counting competition
  • 4.00pm - Wool pavilion presentations
  • 4.00pm - Wye Pavilion closes - exhibits to be collected after 4pm
  • 4.00pm - Dog high jump and flat chat race in Ring A
  • 4.30pm - Barrel races
  • 6.30pm - Holysmoke family fireworks
  • LIVE ENTERTAINMENT - TIm Ryan

FEATURE ATTRACTION

This year's feature attraction is the HLS Trick Riders who will be performing on both days of the Show on Sunday afternoon and Monday afternoon at about 2.30pm in the main arena.

Guest speaker opening the show at the official opening on Monday is Rodney Quinn.

Mr Quinn was raised in Nyngan, joining the Nyngan Pony Club at the age of five before he started his Jockey's apprenticeship at 15 with local trainer Ray Burton.

ENTRANCE FEES

  • Family Ticket-$20
  • Adult-$12
  • Children under 17-$5
  • Children under five- FREE
  • Pensioners-$5
  • Cars-$5
  • Stall Attendants-$5

FASHIONS AT THE SHOW ON MONDAY

  • Best dressed lady for a country show under 50 years ($50 + sash)
  • Best dressed lady for a country show over 50 years ($50 + sash)
  • Most appropriately dressed family at a country show ($50 + sash)

Winners will be selected from the Show crowd before 1pm on Monday, prize money and sashes will be presented at the opening ceremony.

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