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 Channel 7 and McInerney Ford are proud to present Eventing In The Park – An Elite Equestrian Grand Prix, Saturday 10 December 2016.

Eventing In The Park returns to the banks of Perth’s Swan River for the third year of the event. We are pleased to announce that this year’s event will again be held on Taylor Reserve, Victoria Park. Taylor Reserve is the perfect setting for eventing competition and spectating, with a perfect viewing arena from all angles!

Eventing In The Park offers something for everyone, from private VIP marquees for corporate groups, to the exclusive Platinum Lounge experience for those that like to be seen! The McInerney Ford Lounge offers a stylish viewing experience and there is also a great Family Zone option allowing anyone interested in the spectacle of elite horses and riders to experience this great day out! We are also excited to announce that the Grand Stand will again be available in the McInerney Ford Lounge for those that prefer elevated views of all the action!

Location & Parking

Eventing In The Park will be held on Taylor Reserve, Victoria Park, just near the causeway. Entry is best from Taylor St off Canning Highway, with public parking available with a $5 donation. Proceeds will go towards a current Rotary project. Please note, overnight parking is not permitted on Taylor Reserve, so please consider this when planning your designated driver.


Schedule of the Day

Time Timetable

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7:00 - Competitors Car Park Opens
7:30 - Riders Briefing
8:00 – 10:15 - Course Open for Walking – Competitors Only
9:30 – Gates Open to the Trade Village and Family Zone
10:00 – Marquees Open
10:10 – 14:30 - Diamond Class Competition
14:30 – 15:00 - Public Course Walk
14:45 – 15:00 - Fashions on the Field – Parade and Prize Giving
15:15 – 15:35 - Diamond Class Presentations
15:00 – 15:40 - Grand Prix Course Walk – Competitors Only
15:45 – 18:05 - Grand Prix Competition
18:30 - Grand Prix Presentations


General event updates

    General Event updates to follow below!

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Entertainment

  • Eventing in the Park – Grand Prix Class

    This is the premier category of the event, as the top riders including Australian Olympic Riders, Canadian and New Zealand representatives battle it out to not only take the prize of winning Eventing In The Park, but also driving away in a brand new McInerney Ford Kuga!

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  • Eventing in the Park – Diamond Class

    The Diamond Class offers the up and coming riders of Western Australia the opportunity to strut their stuff on the state’s biggest stage. On offer is not only winning this category, but also driving away in a brand new McInerney Ford Fiesta!

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  • Fashions on the Field

    Our talent scouts will be out throughout the day, sifting through the crowd in search of those that really know how to stand out from the pack! A great prize package is on offer, and again Fashions on the Field is sure to be a real talking point on the day!

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  • Walk the course

    Guests will be offered the rare opportunity of walking the course and seeing the obstacles right up close. Australian and International riders will be on hand to talk through the course, give some tips, and share their insights into the world of elite eventing and show jumping.

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  • EVENTING IN THE PARK TRADE SHOW

    Check out the some of the latest products available, visit our sponsors, or grab something delicious to eat or drink at the trade show.

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WHAT TO WEAR

Eventing In The Park brings together the sophistication of equestrian sport, together with summer style! Smart casual attire is recommended, with denim to be avoided. Ladies are reminded that the event is located entirely on a grass surface so wedges or flats may be more suitable for the occasion. Don’t forget, there are some fantastic prizes on offer for those that really stand out!!

PRIZES

Fashions On The Field

Thanks to our generous sponsor Solid Gold Diamonds, this year’s female and male category winners will walk away sharing in a prize pool worth $5000! Our fashion scouts will be out looking for finalists throughout the day ready for our final held in the main arena at 2:45pm. Make sure you dress to impress!
Eventing In The Park is proud to announce the huge prize pool for competitors at this years event….


** Grand Prix **

1st – McInerney Ford Kuga
2nd – $6,000 in cash Thanks to Ambrose Estate and 300 Acres
3rd – $5,500 in vouchers from Horseland
4th – $5,000 Bates Saddles Voucher
5th – $4,000 in vouchers from Saddles Plus
6th – Southern Stars Saddlery Eventing Saddle
7th – $2,500 from Horseland
8th – $2,000 in vouchers from Horseware Australia
9th – $1,500 in vouchers from Horseland Midland
10th – $1,000 in vouchers from Horseware Australia

Highest placed Junior – $1,000 Spooks Voucher

** Diamond Class **

1st – McInerney Ford Fiesta
2nd – $4,500 in cash Thanks to Mulberry On Swan
3rd – $4,000 in vouchers from Horseland
4th – Southern Stars Saddlery Eventing Saddle
5th – $3,000 in vouchers from Saddles Plus
6th – $2,500 Bates Saddles Voucher
7th – $2,000 in vouchers from Horseland
8th – $1,500 in vouchers from Horseware Australia
9th – $1,000 in vouchers from Southern Stars Saddlery
10th – $500 in vouchers from Saddles Plus

Highest placed Junior – $500 Dark Selections Voucher

+ Off the Track WA Prizes in both classes

GRAND PRIX CLASS
1st – $2500.00 cash plus rug & garland
2nd – $500.00 cash plus rosette
3rd – $500.00 cash plus rosette

DIAMOND CLASS
1st – $1500.00 cash plus rug & garland
2nd – $250.00 cash plus rosette
3rd – $250.00 cash plus rosette

WHAT IS EVENTING GRAND PRIX

Much like a triathlon, eventing is considered the ultimate horse sport. Originating from military roots the competition was created to demonstrate the versatility and strength of a working horse in the cavalry.
This exciting and dynamic competition requires horse and rider to contest three phases over three days. The first phase consists of a dressage test — a series of movements executed and judged on accuracy and quality. The second phase is a gruelling and testing cross country course that requires both horse and rider to be in excellent physical shape and to be brave and trusting of each other. They must jump a series of solidly built natural obstacles and gallop over 5 km of cross country tracks within a set time limit. In the final phase the combination proves their technical jumping skills and athleticism over a series of jumps that collapse when touched.

Eventing is the ONLY sport which is gender and age neutral — women compete against men, and young riders compete against masters, and all on equal terms!

Eventing in the Park is the pinnacle eventing and show jumping grand prix event in Western Australia with a first class field featuring the top 100 riders including Olympic competitors from both Western Australia and interstate. Eventing in the Park brings this exciting sport to Perth and the banks of the Swan River for the second year, where spectators will be able to view from the comfort of VIP Marquees these riders and their magnificent horses as they tackle a uniquely designed and challenging course. It will demand the ultimate in concentration and athletic ability if they are to take out the honor of not only winning the Eventing in the Park Grand Prix, but also driving away in the fantastic car on offer as first prize! Eventing in the Park is not only a showcase of this spectacular sport, but will also be the social event of the season, as Perth’s social elite celebrate and relax in style and comfort, in what is the royal sport of choice.

Eventing in the Park is bringing all the ‘best’ parts of an eventing and showjumping event, and condensing it into the spectacle of what is the 20/20 cricket version of the sport, in true Grand Prix style!

MARQUEES

The best way to entertain your guests or colleagues is to view Eventing in the Park from your own customised marquee! A great selection of food and beverage packages is available, and you’ll be assured a premium position on the course.

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Click here to download the Information PDF

The Premium Viewing Grand Prix Marquee boasts first class views of the eventing arena, breathtakingly close to the heart of the action. Treat your clients and guests to a truly unforgettable experience as you witness the skills of Olympic grade athletes battling it out in the Eventing arena, while indulging in first class hospitality and luxurious surroundings. As the French Champagne flows, witness the agility and grace of Olympic riders and thundering hooves galloping meters from your marquee, a truly unique experience.

What’s Included

Event admission for thirty (30) guests
Admission to Corporate Marquee for thirty (30) guests
6 x 3 Marquee
6 x 6 manor fencing
2 x Trestle tables with linen
6 x Garden Tables with linen
30 x White Folding Chairs
2 x Market Umbrellas

SPECIAL OFFER:
Purchase a Grand Prix marquee option and pay your FULL deposit prior to September 30th, 2016 and receive one (1) FREE rider entry into the Eventing in the Park event.

Marquee Catering Options:
The Diamond Package $199 pp *includes premium beverage options
The Gold Package $145 pp *includes standard beverage options Full Details to be announced.

Marquuee Decoration
This corporate marquee can be dressed and adapted to suit your needs, from a formal corporate style to relaxed rural chić. Contact Nick Spencer at The Event Mill on 9355 5669 for a great range of furniture and decorating options.
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Click here to download the Information PDF

Experience the best of elite equestrian competition with a ringside Grand Prix Marquee. This marquee is an ideal option to offer your guests comfortable surroundings with furnishings and exquisite hospitality. Enjoy a sumptuous array of catering and premium beverage options. Grand Prix Marquees are ideal for hosts who wish to entertain guests in a private and corporate environment.

What’s Included

Event admission for thirty (30) guests
Event admission for thirty (30) guests
Admission to Corporate Marquee for thirty (30) guests
3 x 3 Marquee
3 x 3 manor fencing
1 x Trestle table with linen
3 x Garden Tables with linen
15 x White Folding Chairs
1 x Market Umbrella

SPECIAL OFFER:
Purchase a Grand Prix marquee option and pay your FULL deposit prior to September 30th, 2016 and receive one (1) FREE rider entry into the Eventing in the Park event.

Marquee Catering Options:
The Diamond Package $199 pp *includes premium beverage options
The Gold Package
$145 pp Details to be announced.

Marquee Decoration
This corporate marquee can be dressed and adapted to suit your needs, from a formal corporate style to relaxed rural chić. Contact Nick Spencer at The Event Mill on 9355 5669 for a great range of furniture and decorating options.
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Click here to download the Information PDF

Those that prefer the luxury of additional space can choose to purchase some additional space for their guests. Hosts who purchase a Grand Prix Premium Viewing Marquee or a Grand Prix Marquee can purchase a maximum of one (1) additional marquee for $2000.00.

What’s Included

Event admission for twenty (20) guests
Admission to Corporate Marquee for twenty (20) guests
3 x 3 Marquee
6 x 3 manor fencing
1 x Trestle table with linen
3 x Garden Tables with linen
15 x White Folding Chairs
1 x Market Umbrella

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TICKETS

Want to attend Eventing in the Park in style but don’t want to arrange for your own private marquee? Here are some great options!.


GH Mumm Platinum Lounge – - SOLD OUT

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The GH Mumm Platinum Lounge is the place to be seen at Eventing in the Park. This stylish all-inclusive marquee features a mouth- watering food and beverage menu served throughout the day. This is a true VIP marquee experience, and is located fittingly in a VIP setting on the course. Expect nothing but the best from this exclusive marquee, and enjoy the equestrian action in unmatched comfort.
Ticket includes:

- Event admission for each guest
- Exclusive access to GH Mumm Platinum Lounge
- Event Program
- Lillet Summer cocktails on tap
- Seafood Bar, Crepe Bar and Cocktail Bar operating during day
- Premium selection of red and white wines, light and heavy beers, GH Mumm Premium French Champagne and soft drinks •
- Waitered service throughout the day
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Kirin Riders Lounge – $255

This brand new Marquee to Eventing in the Park will be the place to rub shoulders with the Eventing Elite. Host to all 100 competitors at this years Eventing in the Park, the Kirin Riders Lounge will have great viewing and an all inclusive food and beverage package. It is perfect place to enjoy the day in a relaxed atmosphere with everything you could need on hand!
Ticket includes:
- Event admission for each guest
- Exclusive access to Kirin Riders Lounge
- Event Program
- Cocktail And Tapas menu during day
- Premium selection of sparkling, red and white wines, light and heavy beers and soft drinks
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McInerney Ford Lounge -$80

McInerney Ford Lounge Tickets Including Grandstand Access – Sold Out

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The McInerney Ford Grandstand is only available for purchase until Friday 2nd December 2016 McInerney Ford Lounge tickets, Kirin Riders Lounge Ticketrs and GA tickets available right up to the event unless old out earlier.
With increase viewing ability the McInerney Ford Lounge allows you to get close to the action in a great location with fully licensed bar facilities!
It also includes;

- Event Admission for each guest
- Exclusive Access to McInerney Ford Lounge
- Glass of Champagne OR beer on arrival (18+ only)
- Event Program
- The McInerney Ford Lounge includes the following amenities;
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- A selection of take-away and gourmet style food and beverages available for purchase •
- Entertainment between classes
For an additional $30* per person you can add a seat in the exclusive McInerney Ford Grandstand to your McInerney Ford Lounge ticket.
*Plus Ticket Handling Fees

Please note: the grandstand area is not shaded and will be dependent on ticket sales. If the Grandstand does not sell ticket sales will be refunded.
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Family Zone

- Family Ticket $55
- Individual Ticket $30
$55 For two adults and three children(Aged 12 or under) & $30 for individuals *Children Under the age of 3 Free.
Whilst we have endeavoured to provide better access for all, guests in the Family Zone will have no view of the big screen and limited views of some fences on the course. Patrons in the Family Zone are encouraged to bring along their own seating and shade.
* Plus Ticket Handling Fees

General Information

Eventing in the Park is an outdoor event and this product is open to weather. We urge you to dress appropriately and bring along the required protection; eg. Sunscreen, wet weather gear. The Family Zone has good tree shaded areas within this precinct but please bring shade if possible.

SPONSORS

Naming Right Sponsor

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Major Sponsors
Stella Artois | G.H. Mumm | Spices Group
Burswood on Swan | Mulberry on Swan | Wembley Golf Course | Carilley Estate | Town of Victoria Park

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Exclusive Media Partners
Channel 7 | The West Australian

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Prize Sponsors
McInerney Ford
Horseland | Kentaur | Saddles Plus | Southern Stars Saddlery

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ENQUIRIES

 

For all rider entry enquiries, please contact Hayley via hayley@eventinginthepark.com.au

For all Sales and Sponsorship enquiries, please contact Georgina Oakman via sales@eventinginthepark.com.au

For all exhibitor and tradeshow enquires, please contact Sarah via sarah@eventinginthepark.com.au

For all media enquires for Eventing in the Park, please contact Emma Pearson media@eventinginthepark.com.au

Ph: 0439 489 988
info@eventinginthepark.com.au
PO Box 6088 EAST PERTH WA 6892