May 2019 Newsletter

Volunteers Needed!

We are looking for volunteers to assist in the show office. All assistance is greatly appreciated.

If you:

  • have or know someone with computer/office skills
  • are a retired banker or just carry the skill of managing money

We need you!

For more information please contact our Show Office Manager Penny Daly via the Show office.


The Budgies Are Back!

The Budgerigars are making a come back at the Nambour Show. Come and see the wide variety of breeds, sizes and colours. You’ll find them in the Poultry Pavilion on only Sunday, 16th June. 


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Live Action Role Playing (LARP)

We welcome the very talented LARP group to our Show. They’re bringing an exciting roaming act that will entertain the whole family, from the incredible costumes to the brilliant acting.


Trade Sites Are Running Out Fast!   

Helen Bird our Trade Site Coordinator advises that nearly all sites on the Show Grounds are full. If you are wanting a trade site to promote your business or know of someone who does then get in contact with Helen via email: admin@sunshinecoastshow.asn.au or via the Show Office.


Prices Are Down For Floriculture Entrants

Gardeners of the Sunshine Coast, we know that the weather has been challenging but we certainly appreciate the rain and think of those that are not as lucky. Penny Hegarty our wonderful Floriculture Steward provided feedback to the Show Management Committee that the entries were too high for this section. We listened, the prices of entries have been halved! 


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Sunshine Coast Beekeepers Association

Our Show President Councillor Jenny McKay assisted with the much anticipated grand opening of the Sunshine Coast Beekeepers Associations new shed and Education Centre, with our Chief Steward for the Apiculture section Alby Taylor. 

In light of this opening we are also now inviting entrants for section 20: Apiculture. All enquiries to Chief Steward, Alby Taylor. Phone: 0418 882 282.


Future Farmers of the Sunshine Coast Tent

A secluded area for kids to explore and parents to relax. Committee coordinated by Mums and early education teachers who have designed a functional space that is educational and fun, encouraging children to learn through experience.
Includes Bricks for Kidz, learning through play with LEGO. Features: tractors, sand pit, seed planting, veggie gardens, lego building, colouring in, farm play, food group activities. Lots of free fun activities for the future farmers of the Sunshine Coast.

Sponsored by and facilitated by Family Day Care Providers C & R Cowling-Scaife. Click on the links below to get in contact or find out more about our amazing sponsor C & R Cowling-Scaife.


Announcing A New Attraction!

Thanks to Keith Roberts Contracting – Woombye in partnership with John Deer Australia for bringing the first exhibition of “equipment from yesteryear” to the show. The display will be be behind the Main Pavilion and is a great opportunity for reflecting on the past and what is coming in the future of agriculture. Keith has also joined the generous sponsors that provide the night time entertainment.


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Nambour RSL Sponsorship Update

Thanks to the members of the Showmens Guild who are  hosting  a “Laughing Clowns Display” at the Nambour RSL. This will be promoting our Show in the foyer of the Nambour RSL leading up to Showtime.

They will be having regular draws of free entry passes leading up to the Show. Your support is appreciated of the  Nambour RSL as they are also sponsoring our Community Stage showcasing young talent and the not so young for our visitors enjoyment each and every day.

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