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Merrijig

Merrijig Rodeo is a fantastic family-oriented APRA associated annual event, held Saturday of the March Labour Day Weekend and is the second event in the Kyabram, Merrijig, Chiltern APRA Tri-Series.

Merrijig Rodeo Grounds at McCormack Park Merrijig are nestled in the heart of the High Country below Mt Buller,part of the Great Dividing Range, the action packed event couldn’t be set in a more picturesque location, in fact Merrijig was the setting for the highly successful “Man From Snowy River I 1982 & II 1988” movies, such was the natural beauty of the area.

Complete with kid friendly sideshow entertainments(Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult), a variety of food stalls & a licensed bar (BYO Alcohol is PROHIBITED), there is something for every member of the family to enjoy.

The Merrijig Rodeo Includes the following events:

  • Bareback
  • Barrel Race
  • Break Away Roping
  • Bull Ride
  • Saddle Bronc
  • Steer Wrestling
  • Local Steer Ride

And more, with sideshow entertainment such as stalls, mechanical bull and face painting.

There is an ATM facility on site, Cash Only licensed bar selling canned beer, premixed spirits and wine. Due to license restrictions, Drinks are limited to four (4) per person/serve, Spirits, 2 per person/serve. Under 18years and intoxicated patrons will be refused service.

There is also a BBQ kitchen serving steak sandwiches and sausages and other food stalls available.

There will be unique Merrijig Rodeo merchandise to purchase on the day or online via Email: merrijigrodeo@yahoo.com.

Saturday 9th March 2019
Gates open at midday.
Junior Rodeo begins at 2pm
Main event beginning at 6.30 p.m.

Entry: –

Adults $30 
Children(17+under) – Free.But Must Be Accompanied By An Adult.
Senior/Pensioner over 55 years – $20 

Camping: –

Available Saturday night only – cost $25.00 per vehicle


Shuttle Bus: –

$15 Per Person Return
Departs Mansfield MMBL Depot 5pm – 6pm – 7pm
Returns Mansfield MMBL Depot 10pm – 11pm

President: – Beau Purcell
Secretary/Treasurer: – Robyn Baddeley
Committee: – Andrew Jurrjens, Christina Malaponte, Robert Purcell, Darren Reed, Helena Simpkin, Sharon Simpkin,Dani Stephanutti,Susan Taylor, Noel Willaton.