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The Grafton Show runs from Friday 23rd to Saturday 24th April 2021. Gates open from 9am.


2021 Grafton Show Membership & Daily Gate Entry

Show Membership 2021  (Available until Friday 16th April 2021)

Member, single (non-transferable) $25
Dual membership (same address) $40
Pensioner Member $20
Dual Pensioner Members (same address) $35
Member’s Children under 18 years $10
Members’ Children (under 5 yo) $Free
Postage (if paying via post or direct deposit) $1

Member Tickets entitle you to receive PASS OUTS for the duration of the Show

Daily Gate Entry Fee 2021 (non-members)

Adults $16  ($25 2 Day Pass*)
Children under 18 years $10 ($14 2 Day Pass*)
Children (under 5 yo) $Free
Pensioners $14 ($20 2 Day Pass*)
Family (as per Medicare card) $40 ($60 2 Day Pass*)

* 2 Day Passes are available online only
Pass outs are to be available to all patrons

2021 Grafton Show Membership & Daily Gate Entry

PLEASE NOTE: NO VEHICLES without vehicle passes

About

The 2021 Grafton Show brings the Clarence Valley community together, showcasing the region’s rural activities and interests.

This year’s Grafton Show will be held from Friday 23rd April to Saturday 24th April 2021, and will be open from 9:00am to 9:00pm on both days.

You can enjoy an impressive display of Arts & Crafts, Cooking, Preserves, Floral Art, Pot Plants, Cut Flowers, Home Brew and much more in the unique heritage listed Barn.

Further features of the show include sideshows, extremely exhilarating rides, food stalls, exhibitions, farm displays, equestrian events, and the Grafton Showgirl Competition.

Other attractions include Showmen’s Guild Rides, Demolition Derby, Clarence River Championship Wood chop, Young Farmers Challenge, and Blacksmiths Working Exhibition.

Also check out displays from the Gem Club, Farm Produce, Poultry, Cage Birds, Alpaca and Beef Cattle.

Other attractions include a Trade Expo, Vintage Machinery display and the ever popular wood chop.

The main arena showcases the Equestrian events, including led and ridden classes featuring a variety of horse and pony breeds, show jumping, hack and rider classes, Polocrosse demonstration & Team Penning demonstration. The Grafton Showgirl Competition presentation also takes place in the main arena on Saturday.

… And don’t forget side show alley and show bags to keep kids of all ages entertained, and the fireworks on Saturday night at the show finale!

Truly an event packed with something for all the family to do – full of activity and fun. Get your tickets at the gate; you will be sure to enjoy the 2021 Grafton Show.

Show Features & Events 2021

SHOW FEATURES & EVENTS
GRAFTON SHOW 23RD & 24TH APRIL 2021
eNTERTAINMENT IN THE MAIN RING

♦   The Abbey Motel Monster Fireworks
♦   All Wheels Quad Bike racing
♦   Show Jumping & other equestrian events
♦   Demolition Derby
♦   Dog High Jump





sideshows

♦   Blacksmithing Display 
♦   Reptile World (see schedule below)
♦   Racing Pigs
♦   Animal Nursery
♦   Native Bees & Honey Bee Honey Extraction Demonstration
♦   Wood Chops Events
♦   Showgirl Competition
♦   Young Farmer Challenge
♦   Free Kids & Youth activities
♦   Alpaca Fleece Colourbration





main pavilion (the barn)

♦   Aged Care   
♦   Arts & Crafts Display
♦   Cooking Display
♦   Cut Flowers & Plants Display
♦   CWA Fresh Cream and Scones
♦   Decorated Cakes Display
♦   Fine Arts
♦   Floral Art Display
♦   Home Brew Display
♦   Needlework
♦   Photography
♦   Pot Plants
♦   Schools Display
♦   Scrapbooking
♦   Trade Exhibits





agriculture pavilion (the little barn)

♦   Farm Produce Display
♦   Cage Birds





Gem club shed

♦   Lapidary
♦   Gem Display





poultry pavilion (‘the chook shed’)

♦   Poultry Display





ALPACA PAVILION

♦   Alpaca’s On Display
♦   Alpaca Fleece Colourbration
♦   Alpaca Industry Information
♦   Spinning, Knitting, Crochet & Felting Demonstrations
♦   Variety of Alpaca Product For Sale
♦   Huge Quilt display of renown quilter Chris Timmins





around the showground

♦   Foods Stalls
♦   Commercial Exhibitors
♦   Community Organizations
♦   Beef Cattle
♦   Horses
♦   Miniature Goats





reptile world display

Red Belly Black, Mulga Snake, Death Adder, Black Headed Python, Blue Tongue Lizard & more.

Demonstrations at: 10:30am, 1:00pm. 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm.

Competition Information & Entry

COMPETITION information & entry

Please note our Entry Forms and associated documentation are now fillable forms.  Exhibitors can either fill in the entry form/document, save, then email to the Show Office as an attachment; fill in and print out to send with entries; or print out the blank form and fill it in manually.

Please note that all Pavilion sections are now included in one combined Pavilion Schedule


alpaca & fleece 2021

Unfortunately, there will not be an Alpaca Show Competition in 2021, due to judges not being available as a result of COVID restrictions, however the Alpaca Pavilion will still be full of interesting Alpaca information for you to see.

Alpaca & Fleece Schedule
beef cattle 2021
cage birds 2021

The Cage Birds competition is aimed at promoting good Aviculture practices, and is open to both adults and children with an interest in raising, breeding and showing birds.

The competition judging is carried out by the Clarence River Caged Bird Club, which was formed some 55 years ago.

The competition also encourages conservation and education of bird species.

Schedule To Go Here Entry Form To Go Here
demolition derby 2021
home brewing 2021


The Grafton Brewing Competition attracts entries from the Clarence Valley and around Australia. It is open to all amateur brewers regardless of whether you are a novice or seasoned expert.

Those entering will receive constructive written feedback on your beers (which can be used to improve them should you wish to do so).

The Grafton Brewing Comp can also serve as a practice run for those planning to enter the various state competitions held later in the year, leading up to the national comp.

Classes cover most styles of beer, but also include ‘Beverages other than Beer’, and ‘Brew Foods’.

Schedule To Go HereEntry Form To Go Here
horse 2021
lapidary 2021
pavilion 2021
photography 2021
poultry 2021
schoolwork 2021

Grafton Showgirl Competition

grafton showgirl entrant conditions 2021
  • The aim of the Grfton Showgirl Competition is to find a person to represent the Clarence Valley and the young women of NSW.
  • Our successful Grafton Showgirl will represent Clarence Pastoral & Agricultural Society at the Zone 1 Final, and if successful, will contest the NSW State level of The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl Competition.
  • Candidates will be required to attend an official Meet & Greet and judging prior to the show.
  • Judging will be based on personality, confidence, ambition and life goals, general and local rural knowledge, presentation and speech.
  • Grafton Showgirl Competition will be announced during the Grand Parade and Official Opening of the 2021 Grafton Show.
  • Grafton Showgirl winner will be entitled to sponsorship of cash awards, and a range of locally sponsored goods.
  • No fundraising is involved.
  • Grafton entrants in the Showgirl Competition are eligible to enter for two years only.
  • Entrants who have been place getters in the State Finals are not eligible to re-enter.
  • Winners’ prizes are not transferable.

THE LAND SYDNEY ROYAL SHOWGIRL COMPETITION 2018 CONDITIONS AND GUIDELINES

  • Entrants must be women aged from 18 to under 25 years as at 1st May, 2021.
  • The Competition is open to those who are permanent residents of Australia.
  • Entrants must reside, be educated, or work within NSW for at least 3 months prior to their local Showgirl Competition to qualify to compete within the State.
  • Only candidates nominated by an Agricultural Show Society are eligible for Zone & State Final judging.
  • Previous entrants in the Showgirl Competition are eligible to enter, however, they are not to have been one of the first, second or third place getters in a previous State Final.
  • The following individuals are not eligible to enter the Showgirl Competition:
    • Staff, Directors and Councilors of both the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) and Agricultural Societies Council of NSW (ASC)
    • Daughters of the Staff, Directors and Councilors of the RAS and ASC
    • Current Rural Achievers applicants for the 2021 Sydney Royal Show
  • Winning entrants who are employed or engaged in full time studies will be required to obtain a leave of absence to attend Zone and State Final Judging.
  • All entrants are to abide by the Showgirls’ Code of Conduct as set out by the RAS and the ASC when acting as an ambassador for the RAS, ASC or their local Show Society.

2021 GRAFTON SHOWGIRL INFORMATION & ENTRY FORM

Refer Enquiries to the show secretary