Show aims to break records

PLANS for the Rosewood Show are back on track this year with record entries and events scheduled for a fun packed weekend.

Rosewood Show President Barry Embrey said entries were still being taken for the various sections to be displayed this weekend.

“We have about 500 entries in the dog show this year, which is more than most shows get for that event,” Mr Embrey said.

“There have been a very high number of entries in the cooking already and the sewing entries have been here since yesterday.”

Spectators aren't forgotten this year with one of the events, team penning, set to kick of at 1pm on Saturday.

“It's an event where they have 20 head of cattle and three riders and horses with different coloured neckbands have to get the cattle with their colour in the pen under a certain time limit,” he said.

“It's a spectacular event to watch.

“For those that are interested in gardening on Sunday we have Col Campbell from 4BC coming to answer any questions people might have.

“Sunday will be the big campdraft and there are already 200 people competing in that.”

Adding to the importance of this show is the grand unveiling for the new hall which will be an event in itself.

“We will be having the opening of the hall that has been revamped at the Show at noon on Saturday, and we will have all the important people there to open it,” he said.

“We also have new cooking stands with sliding glass doors and everyone thinks we are getting too flash for the Rosewood Show.”

While there is no night program scheduled there is entertainment for the whole family.

“Saturday we will have local country singers from Rosewood Country Revival entertaining everyone,” he said.

“There is also a heap of rides and games in sideshow alley for the kids.”

Mr Embrey said this weekend was gearing up to be a great Show.

“Last year we didn't have the hall done yet and we didn't run a full program, but this year will be a great show,” he said.

“I encourage everyone to attend and have a look at all the entries we have this year because they are well worth seeing.

“We are still taking entries and will take them for a while because we want this to be a great show.”


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