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Evandale Village Fair and National Pennyfarthing Championships

20 February 2016

Since 1983 the Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships has built up a reputation for holding the most competitive Penny Farthing races in the world. This year promises to live up to the reputation.

Events that will be held in 2016 include:

– The feature race of the day, the National Penny Farthing Championship.?The fastest eight riders advance through heats in to the final, which is over 4 laps of the circuit, a total distance of one mile.

– Separate championship races for ladies, juniors (under 16), veterans 1 (50+), 2 ? (60+), 3 (70+).

– ?Slow race (last over the line wins)

– ?Slalom (two at a time around witches? hats)

– ?Novice Race (first time riders)

– ?Sprint (200 metre dash)

– ?Relay (teams of 4, one lap each)

– ?Biathlon (run one lap, ride 2, run one)

– ?Miss ?n Out (last rider on each lap eliminated)

– ?Obstacle (run, carry bike, wheel bike, sprint)

– ?Consolation (for those who haven?t won a medal.)


Entertainment will be provided by:

?Rino & Jade Morea

– Pelican Puppets

– Madam Stella and Miss Mollie

– Taiko Drummers

– Wayfarers of Midgard

– Dixie Stiltwalker

– Paddy Toasty

– Longford Morris Dancers

– St. Andrews Caledonian Pipe Band

– Colonial Strollers

– Gertie the Clown

– Mills Pony Rides

– Veteran & Vintage Car Club

– Historic Machinery Assn.

– Steam Engines

– PCYC games

– Face painting, hair styling, fairy dances

– a wide variety of stalls




Evandale, Tasmania 7212 Australia
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