Ekka Media Kit 2023

WOODCHOP ARENA presented by AAM (C-11) 2023 AWPA AUSTRALIAN WHIPCRACKING CHAMPIONSHIPS PRESENTED BY R.M. WILLIAMS & PACKER LEATHER WHEN: 10am August 20 For the first time in Ekka history, the best whipcrackers from across the nation will compete in the Australian Whipcracking Titles hosted by the Australian Whipcrackers & Plaiters Association. More than 40 state champions will compete in classes including PeeWee (8 & Under), Juvenile (12 & Under), Junior (16 & Under), Ladies, Mens, Over 45s and the hotly contested World Bullock Whip Titles. Enjoy watching the current Australian Whipcracking Women’s Champion and Men’s Champion defend their titles and break the sound barrier as the crack of their stockwhips create a sonic boom. The national titles will be judged on accuracy, technical prowess, flow, the volume of the crack, and personal presentation. Fair crack of the whip…you’re sure to see some cracking routines from these talented competitors.

V8 UTE CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY THE TRACKSKILL MOVIE STUNT DRIVERS WHEN: 1.20pm August 15, 17, 19 and 20 It’s the age old battle between two Australian icons – Ford and Holden. With plenty of colour, big V8 noise and sideways action, this high adrenaline show is sure to be a huge hit with families. From the days of Peter Brock and Dick Johnson to the present day of the Camaro and Mustangs, Aussies have loved that screaming V8 sound as the drivers race to dominate the podiums. Our two Trackskill drivers won’t hold back, as they fight to uphold the honour of their beloved marque.

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