2022 Tolmie Sports Day - Saturday 26th March 2022
135th Tolmie Sports
The Tradition Continues .......
What can you expect from a day at the 135th Tolmie Sports? Aside from the novelty events and foot races for adults and children, there will be plenty of other country fun - with raffles, guessing competitions and entertainment for all, including, “Bash the Rat”, the Cross Cut Saw event, Egg Toss, Gumboot Toss etc., the Mansfield SES & Tolmie CFA will be there with plenty of knowledge and advice to pass on. The CFA will demonstrate bushfire behaviour using the ‘burn table’.
The Northeast’s finest axemen will be there competing throughout the day in tests of speed, strength, endurance and accuracy, while the Equestrian programme is jam-packed with novelty events promising loads of for riders and horses.
The day will conclude with one of our most anticipated and loved events - the Dog Jump. How high can your dog jump?
There will be a Bar, along with lots of stalls & food outlets selling yummy wholesome country tucker to suit all tastes, or you can bring along a picnic and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere and spirit of a good old fashioned country sports day. While the Tolmie Mechanics Institute Hall will not be providing a food service this year, you will still be able to enjoy a great tea/coffee/cappuccino information the Camp Kitchen and where you can also enjoy a Devonshire Tea with the best scones in the North-East!
You can keep up to date with all that is happening on Tolmie Sports Day, on our Facebook a page - tell your friends to come along and experience a day you will always remember!!
The Tolmie Sports is generously supported by local businesses in Tolmie, and in and around Mansfield.
All profits are returned to the community and to the ongoing yearly production of the Tolmie Sports.
Admission: $10 Adults / $5 Pensioners & Students; (Kids under 14 free).
In line with current Government policy, all adults (18 +) are required to be double vaccinated and be able to produce proof of such for entry to the grounds.
For more details go to www.tolmietimes.com or contact President, Mike Dance - 0438 764 629
TRIGGER POINT FOR CANCELLATION OF TOLMIE SPORTS
After consultation with CFA District 23 Operations Officer for the Benalla & Mansfield catchment, the Tolmie Sports Association has decided that the trigger point for cancellation of Tolmie Sports will be - where the Fire Danger Rating is forecast to be "EXTREME" or above, and the Forest Fire Danger Index is forecast to be rated above 70. The TSA Committee would then be empowered to contact all relevant personnel to enact an immediate cancellation of the Sports.