Myrtleford is located 273km northeast of Melbourne and only 50km from Hume Freeway and has held the Myrtleford Golden Spurs Rodeo on Boxing Day since 1954. The town, positioned in the northern foothills of the Mt Buffalo Range, serves as a gateway to Mt Buffalo National Park and its popular ski resorts.
The Myrtleford Golden Spurs Rodeo is the second longest running Victorian rodeo and the first of the summer circuit. Myrtleford is regarded as having one of the most spectacular rodeo arenas in Australia. The Stockman's Hall of Fame in Longreach displays photos of the Myrtleford Rodeo and recognises its place in the history of rodeos in Australia.
This year’s program promises to be bigger and better than ever with Cowboys and Cowgirls from across the country competing for Australian Professional Rodeo Association championship points and the coveted Golden Spurs. This year will include: breakaway roping, barrel racing, steer wrestling, bareback riding, bull riding, with dinner Break entertainment by Steve Eales and Reggie Bowman known as Stringers see www.steveeales.com (More details below)
Big Screen Replays will again be available for you to see all the thrills and spill and show you again what it is really like to be thrown off a bull!
There is a strictly enforced no BYO alcohol or glass policy.
Patrons should note that dogs are NOT permitted in the controlled Rodeo viewing area because of possible litigation, i.e. past our entrance gate
Gates open at 11.00am for the lead up events with the main program running from 4.00pm to 11.00pm.