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Betoota Racecourse Road
Birdsville, 4482 Australia

May 2020

Birdsville Campdraft, Rodeo and Bronco Branding

Birdsville | May 8, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - May 10, 2020
Birdsville, Betoota Racecourse Road
Birdsville, 4482 Australia

Come and experience the fast moving action and skills of professional Bushmen and women as they demonstrate their skills through theses historic arts. Witness teams tough it out to be the quickest to brand cattle using the traditional method of branding in the bush. This means without a calf cradle and rather out in the open, all in recognition of country tradition and keeping these skills alive. The weekend isn’t complete without a campdraft competition and a much anticipated rodeo

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June 2020

Simpson Desert Ultra

Birdsville | June 6, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - June 7, 2020
Birdsville, Betoota Racecourse Road
Birdsville, 4482 Australia

The Simpson Desert Ultra is one of Australia’s newest ultra marathons taking place in the heart of the Australian Outback. With distances of 160, 80, 42 and 20 kilometres, there is something for those new to the ultra-scene, as well as those more accustomed to the gruelling nature of such events. The event takes place near Birdsville in south west Queensland on the edge of the Simpson Desert and traverses a variety of terrains. From towering sand dunes to rocky

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Birdsville Horse and Motorbike Gymkhana

Birdsville | June 27, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - June 28, 2020
Birdsville, Betoota Racecourse Road
Birdsville, 4482 Australia

Bring the whole family to the Bronco Branding Yards in Birdsville to watch skilled bushmen and women demonstrate their craft. Get involved in the horsemanship skills on Saturday with barrel, flag and herding races, or simply kick back ringside and enjoy the dusty action. Horsepower is than replaced by dirt bikes and quads on the Sunday, and the same events re-enacted on wheels. You won’t starve with all the onsite catering you’d expect, plus loads of live music and evening

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July 2020

Birdsville Big Red Bash

Birdsville | July 7, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - July 9, 2020
Birdsville, Betoota Racecourse Road
Birdsville, 4482 Australia

Have the experience of a lifetime at the world’s most remote music festival, the Birdsville Big Red Bash in the heart of Australia’s outback! The three-day festival returns at the Big Red desert dune near Birdsville, Queensland.

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August 2020

Simpson Desert Racing Carnival

Birdsville | August 28, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - September 12, 2020
Birdsville, Betoota Racecourse Road
Birdsville, 4482 Australia

The Simpson Desert Racing Carnival incorporates the Betoota Races, Birdsville Races and Bedourie Races for the ultimate outback racing experience. Held over three consecutive weekends, bar, food, camping and entertainment available!

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September 2020

Birdsville Races

Birdsville | September 4, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - September 5, 2020
Birdsville, Betoota Racecourse Road
Birdsville, 4482 Australia

Dubbed as the Melbourne Cup of the Outback, crowds of 6,000 racegoers converge on Birdsville each year to enjoy two day of quality outback racing and entertainment. The second race meet in the Simpson Desert Racing Carnival, the 13 race program features horses from all over Australia competing for the coveted Birdsville Cup. Other entertainment includes the Fashions on the Field, Fred Brophy's Boxing Troupe, entertainment at the Birdsville Hotel, Fun Run, Cocktail Party, a variety of food vendors, a

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