tolmie sports

132nd Tolmie Sports, 10th February 2018

The Tolmie Tradition Continues .......

On Saturday, 10th February, 2018, the quiet little hamlet of Tolmie will come alive when it hosts the 132nd Tolmie Sports - a country event which started out as a School Picnic Sports Day back in 1886. Many of the original events are still held today, such as the foot races, the Dog Jump, the wood chopping and the equestrian events - and these are as popular as ever.

Aside from the novelty events and foot races for adults and children, there will be plenty of country fun - with raffles, Guessing competitions and entertainment for all, including Trixie the Clown, “Bash the Rat”, face painting and woodworking displays, local historical & craft displays, a Whipcracker, the Cross Cut Saw and Egg Toss, a Wheelbarrow race, Tug of War, Kiddies Tennis - "Hot Shots", SES & CFA displays as well as a great favourite - the "Boys Toys" display. The Warby Engine Club and the Fergie Club are also very popular along with the magnificent horses from the Heritage Draught Horse Club.

The Axeman and Equestrian programmes run throughout the day; one of the big highlights being the Three Man Challenge Event, involving a race between teams -  each consisting of an axeman, a runner and a horse & rider.

The day will also include one of our most anticipated and loved events - the Dog Jump.

There will be lots of stalls & food outlets selling yummy wholesome country tucker to suit all tastes, or you can bring along a picnic and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere and spirit of a good old fashioned country sports day. The Tolmie Mechanics Institute Hall will double as the "Tearooms", for the day, where you can take some quiet time out to relax and enjoy homemade sandwiches and cakes, and a Devonshire Tea with the best scones in the North-East!

The day is capped off with a Bush Dance at the Tolmie Hall in the evening.

You can also keep up to date with all that is happening on Tolmie Sports Day, on our Facebook page - tell your friends to come along and experience a day you will always remember!!

The Tolmie Sports is generously supported by local businesses in Tolmie, and in and around Mansfield. Any profits are returned to the community.

Admission to Sports Day:                           $10 Adults / $5 Pensioners & Students; (Kids under 14 free);

Admission to Dance:                                   $10 Adults / $5 Children / $25 Families;

For more details go to www.tolmietimes.com or contact Secretary, Meg Allan on 03 5776 2178 or at roballan@hotkey.net.au .

 

 

Major Sponsors

High Country Tree Services
Mansfield Shire Council
Stihl Shop Mansfield
Henry the Third
Delatite Ford / Mansfield Toyota
Mansfield Betta Home Living
Ground Control Landscape Architecture
Murphy Fresh
Foodworks - Mansfield
Mansfield Newsagency
Marks IGA
Mansfield Hunting & Shooting
Chippy's Timber of Mansfield
Superaxe Woodsplitters

Minor Sponsors

27 Varieties
Alpine Butchery
Alpine Civil
Alpine Garden Supplies
Alpine Security
Bianca Sheeran
Bill Lynch
Bryce Willoughby
Cafe 41
Cheryl McCormack
Coco's Beauty Retreat
Country Tales
Delatite Hotel
Edith & May
Elaine McLeod
Family of John Kirley
Gravity Design
Helen Anderson & Jim Jones
High Country Apparel
High Country Bakehouse
High Country Cellars
High Country Free Range Pork
Horsepower Saddlery
Leon & Carol Storer
MACE
Mansfield Courier
Mansfield Dry Cleaners
Mansfield Menswear
Mansfield Leading Appliances
Mansfield Party Hire
Mansfield Printing
Mansfield Produce & Pet Supplies
Mansfield Regional Produce Store
Mansfield Signs
Mansfield Sound & Light
Mansfield Tennis Association
Marg Attley
North East & Border Axeman Association
Oakbank Produce
Pam & Alan Jack
ProActive Tax & Business Services
R.B. Sellars
Sebel Pinnacle Valley Resort
Shop 27 Varieties
Snowy Mountain Rug Co.
Social Bandit
The Davies Family
The Stewart Family
The Walsh Family of Yackandandah
Tolmie Cat Barn
Tolmie Tennis Club
Tolmie Times
Wallaby Ritz
Witches Brew

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