2019 Striplings Challenge

2019 Striplings rulebook! apply here!

Please ensure that you read the below information before submitting your entry.

Incomplete forms will not be accepted, and further information will be requested prior to your application being processed.

Thanks for your interest in the 2019 Man From Snowy River Striplings Challenge. The 2019 Festival will be held from Thursday 4th – Sunday 7th April with the Striplings Challenge taking place on Sunday morning in the Main Arena.

Please ensure that you read the information below before submitting your entry. Incomplete forms will not be accepted, and further information will be requested prior to your application being processed.

2019 Entrant Fee Structure

Please note entry fee is GST inclusive, includes camping for competitors and Festival entry. Parents/Guardians are required to purchase their own wristband to enter the Festival. Wristbands can be purchased on the Striplings Entry Form (at a discounted rate) or can be purchased online (www.bushfestival.com.au).

Striplings Challenge (10-14 year olds) $70.00
Bib deposit (refundable and compulsory for all competitors) $20.00

Rule Book

The Striplings Rule Book will be available to download from the Festival website prior to the event. Hard copies will be sent to all confirmed competitors in their entry pack. A small number of hard copies will also be available from the Challenge Office during the Festival weekend.

Festival Gate Entry – Challenge special offer

  • All Striplings competitors receive a Festival wristband included in the competitor entry fee
  • Children aged 12 years and under receive free entry to the Festival
  • Adults accompanying a Stripling must purchase a wristband to access the Festival venue.

We are again able to offer a maximum of 1 x discounted adult wristband and 2 x discounted youth (13-17y/o) wristbands to any competitor’s assistant or partner wishing to stay for the Festival. If you wish to take advantage of this, please specify the number of tickets required on the entry form. Payment will be requested once riders have been confirmed. Please note that this offer is only available to purchase now with the competitor entry form. You can also purchase other wristbands from the Festival website; www.bushfestival.com.au.

Festival entry prices:

**Striplings Challenge Special**

Discounted General Adult

Max of 1 permitted. Does not provide access to the Re-enactment.

$50.00
**Striplings Challenge Special**

Discounted General Youth

13-17 years. Max of 2 tickets permitted.

Does not provide access to the Re-enactment.

$20.00
**Striplings Challenge Special**

General Adult Ticket

Discounted from the gate price of $155.

Does not provide access to the Re-enactment.

$115.00
**Striplings Challenge Special**

General Youth Ticket

13-17 years. Discounted from the gate price of $70.

Does not provide access to the Re-enactment.

$50.00
General Adult Gate price

Does not provide access to the Re-enactment

$155.00
General Youth Gate price

Does not provide access to the Re-enactment

$70.00
Superpass Adult Gate price

AM or PM session included for Re-enactment

$170.00
Superpass Youth Gate price

AM or PM session included for Re-enactment

$85.00

Competitor camping

A designated competitor camping area is available off Strzelecki Way (directly next to the cross country course). Maps will be provided in rider entry packs.

Vehicle requirements

Due to the number of competitors that the event attracts and the size of the camping location, Striplings are only permitted a maximum of 1 vehicle pass. Accepted competitors will receive their vehicle pass/es in their entry pack.

Important points to remember

  • Any changes to your entry form, once accepted, must be in writing and sent by either email or mail.
  • All Striplings Competitors must wear an Equestrian Australia approved helmet at all times whilst mounted. Approved helmet numbers are outlined in the rulebook.
  • Dogs are permitted in the campground, however must be on a lead and well behaved. Please consider those around you.
  • Winnings will be paid by direct deposit into the account specified on your entry form. Bib deposits will be processed into the same account.
  • All Competitors and Festival Visitors must wear their wristband at all times.
  • All Competitors must wear their bibs whilst competing.
  • Although not a prerequisite of the Festivals Public Liability insurance, the committee recommends you protect yourself with personal accident insurance.
  • Parents/guardians are responsible for their Stripling Competitor until they enter the Main Arena.
  • Any person intending on entering the Man From Snowy River Striplings Challenge must read the ‘Conditions of Entry’ in the Striplings Challenge Rulebook prior to submitting an entry form.

More information

Julieann Martin

Events Coordinator

challenge@bushfestival.com.au

02 6076 1992