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Tasmanian Rodeo

Full Rodeo • Stockman's Events • Camp Drafting

New Years Eve 2019

The Smithton Rodeo & Stockman Challenge is where the small town in North West Tasmania comes alive with a buzz of horses, cattle, sweat and tears. The inaugural event was a huge success in 2017 nearly 37 years after the last full programmed rodeo was held. Non-stop rodeo action - bull riding, saddle bronc, bareback bronc, rope & tie, steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing, breakaway roping and lets not forget the local steer ride and barrel race guaranteeing the event will be one a premier Tasmanian Rodeo.

This year sees the event continue to run over the two days with some new exciting additions to the program. New Events include camp drafting, handy stock horse, billy can race, stock horse race, whip cracking, ironman challenge and the enduring championship race!

The Smithton Rodeo and Stockman Challenge expects to draw a crowd of over 3000 over the 2 days finishing off the days competition's with a quiet drink and some great entertainment.

30th Dec sees Blake O'Connor take the stage after the Junior Rodeo & the North West Coasts very own Ringmasters to rock the night away......... NEW YEARS EVE sees a massive line up with Jake Sinclair returning to kick the night into gear.......followed by the amazing Casey Barnes to rock us into the New Year count down followed by our final entertainer (TBA) to keep the night rocking away till 2am!

Where else would you want to be New Years Eve 2019!!!!!

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Casey Barnes

It is with great excitement that we formally announce our 2019 headline act for the Smithton Rodeo

.......... Golden Guitar Finalist Casey Barnes and band will be hitting Tassie for a rocking show on New Years Eve!

Fresh from a U.S tour with the PBR in America and being an ex NW Coaster we're set for an amazing night!"