Bush sports

2019 Bowen River Bush Sports

The 2019 Bowen River Bush Sports will be held on Saturday 7 June and Sunday 9 June 2019 at the Bush Sports arena. The cost is $10.00 per rider per day. You are asked to arrive at the arena before 9.00am to register.

  • 2019 Bush Sports events will be available soon.
  • To get an idea of the events and other details, see the 2018 Bush Sports program below, however please note, there will be no Over 17s events this year.

2018 Bowen River Bush Sports program


  • $10.00 per rider per day


  • Bending race
  • Western bend
  • Bounce pony
  • Figure of 8
  • Barrel race
  • Sporting Figure 8
  • Running Tee
  • Snakes and Ladders
  • Time Trial

New! Over 17 years Bush Sports events!

An over 17 years age group has been added to the Bush Sports program. Please be advised that you must be a financial ACA member to enter. For further inquiries please contact Vicki Stokes: vickilee87@hotmail.com


  • Encouragement
  • The Battler
  • Fastest Barrel Race
  • Overall Champion
  • Junior Rider
  • Senior Rider

Events timing

  • From 9.00am Saturday and Sunday mornings in the Bush Sports arena


  • 1.00pm Sunday

Competition rules

    1. All competitors must be a financial Australian Campdraft Association (ACA) member. No day memberships are available.
    1. Please sign up prior to the event to make things run smoothly. If you are unable to sign up prior, paperwork will be available.
    1. All competitors must wear an approved Australian standard helmet and riding boots.
    1. All competitors under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

2018 Bush Sports sponsors

We thank our 2018 sponsors for their generosity. Without them, we could not have run the event:

  • CleanLee
  • Audy Geiszler Pest Control Bowen
  • Carlisle Tractors Pty Ltd
  • Foodworks Collinsville
  • Collinsville Post Office
  • Queens Beach Tourist Village
  • Collinsville Motel
  • Bloomsbury Rural
  • Gordon’s Welding Service
  • Minto Mangoes
  • Wentworth Cattle Company—Hughes Family at Strathalbyn Station
  • Helipower
  • Audy Geiszler Pest Control Bowen
  • Carlisle Tractors Pty Ltd

More information

For more information and to compete, email Vicki Stokes: vickilee87@hotmail.com.