29 February - 1 March 2020
MTB Participation Ride & Race
Head down to the Wagyl Biddi trail head in Soldier's Park for a 14km mountain bike participation ride starting at 8am for all levels of riders.
The timed mountain bike race kicks off at 10.30am.
Open M/F 40km | U23 M/F 40km | U17 M/F 24km | U15 M/F 16km | 40-49 M/F 40km | 50-59 M/F 40km | 60+ M/F 40km
Total prize pool $3500
Register online for the race by 23 February. Register on the day for the participation ride.
Saturday, from 8am.
HOG Parade & Show'n shine
Feel the rumble as hundreds of Harley Davidsons are joined by the Collie Veteran Car Club for a parade through town followed by a Show and Shine in Johnston Street, near Soldier's Park.
Wave to the hogs as they head out to the Collie Motorplex on Sunday morning for their Sunday Thunder Run, returning to town to park up for the Sunday Festival Markets.
Choose your favourite in the People's Choice competition.
Sunday morning and afternoon.
Test yourself in a 4km swim in the Collie River, starting and finishing at the picturesque Minninup Pool.
Open M/F 4km | U18 M/F 4km | open M/F 1km | U18 M/F 1km
Sunday, from 8.30am.
See some of the State's best axemen in action at the wood chop competition on during the Festival Markets.
$2500 total prize pool
- 250mm Junior (Under 18) Under Hand
- 250mm Veteran Standing Block
- 275mm Novice Under Hand
- 300mm Open Under Hand
- 250mm Open Standing Block
- 300mm Pairs Championship
- 250mm Pairs Championship
Sunday, from 12pm.
$50,000 collie art prize
Visit the Collie Art Gallery Gallery from 10am-4pm on Saturday, 29 February, for your chance to guess the winner of the $50,000 Collie Art Prize CAP 2020. There will be prizes for the first correct entries opened from an adult or child.
The $50,000 Collie Art Prize CAP 2020 is one of Australia’s richest regional art prizes. The winner will be will be announced at an invitation only Gala Event at the Collie Art Gallery on Saturday 29th February. Work from finalists across the country will be on display for the first time. Visitors can also vote for the ‘People’s Choice’ award.
Also on display will be some of the best work selected from Collie Art Gallery’s own Kid-Entity competition powered by Synergy where children from Collie Schools have created their own artwork on the theme of ‘Identity’.
Entry to the Collie Art Prize 2020 exhibition is $5 for adults – free for school aged children.
Proceeds to support the ongoing activities at Collie Art Gallery - all donations welcome.