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Bundaberg Show highlights ‘Beautiful Bundaberg’

Beautiful Bundaberg
Horse are always a popular attraction at the Bundaberg Show. The schedule for this year's competition is now available online. Photo: Bundaberg Show

Bundaberg Region primary schools and students are being encouraged to showcase “Beautiful Bundaberg” at this year's Bundaberg Show.

Competition schedules for people wishing to enter the Bundaberg Show on 26-28 May are now available online.

There are 24 different sections for people to enter and compete where they can showcase their crafts and skills. These range from handcrafts and cooking to several animal classes.

There are a large number of competitions for all skill levels to enter.

The show society says Bundaberg has many craft groups who oversee and help to set the requirements of each individual competition schedule.

“These groups provide the stewards who do a wonderful job of coordinating and laying out the display cases, allocating stables or cattle stalls, etc,” the society website states.

All competition entry schedules are available on this website along with the necessary information and contact details. Full terms and conditions of entry are in each schedule.

In the education section, entrants from schools are asked to:

  • Prep to Year 2: Draw, colour, paint or collage Beautiful Bundaberg.
  • Years 3-4: Either illustrate Beautiful Bundaberg. What is special about Bundaberg? Or handwriting beautiful Bundaberg.
  • Years 5-6: Design a poster for Beautiful Bundaberg including written text and illustrations and/or photos.

Competition sections include

  • Horses
  • Team penning
  • Poultry
  • Caged birds
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Pickles, jams and honey
  • Cooking and iced cakes
  • Fine art
  • Lapidary
  • Handcraft
  • Dolls and bears
  • Woodwork
  • Photography
  • Pottery

Hard copies of the schedule are available from the Show Office. The office will be open April 14, 15, 21, 28, 29 from 9am to 1pm.

The Bundaberg Show will be a COVID safe event for all to enjoy.