Annual Get Together
2020 Merrijig January 10 - 12
Planning is now underway for our 2020 event, which will be held at McCormack Park in Merrijig.
Early bird tickets have been released, and are just $100 for the month of July - a massive discount of $60 per adult ticket.
This will be a fantastic, fun filled event where the even the family pets are welcome to come along and join in the fun!
So set aside January 10 - 12 in your diary now, buy your tickets now and prepare for a weekend you won't forget!
2020 Get Together Facts
The MCAV 2020 G2G will be at McCormack Park, Merrijig on January 10 - 12. McCormack Park is about 15 minutes from Mansfield. Basic shower and toilet amenities are provided on site.
If camping is not your style, there are plenty of nearby accomodation options - check out the Mansfield Visitor Information centre for moreinformation.
TICKETS – Kids under 17yo and under are free, only ADULTS pay
Entry Gate Prices $160 - which includes all entertainment, use of amenities and 3 days of camping.
July early bird ticket $100
August early bird ticket $120
Single day tickets will be available closer to the event
If you are able it is well worth coming Friday and leaving Monday morning. The weekend is excellent value for money with 3 days and 3 nights of entertainment.
**Gates do not open until 9am on Friday. **
Bitumen road to within 1 kilometre of site, gravel road suitable for all cars and trailers.
No glass please. We will be checking cars at the gate for glass vessels. If you have glass we will ask you either throw it out or we will store it until you leave.
Food and drink stalls on site. If you don’t feel like cooking there will be full catering from daylight till after dark. All sorts of tasty take away as well as ice creams and other treats for the kids.
BAR - There is an excellent bar with a great atmosphere; we pride ourselves on responsibly serving a variety of beers, mixed drinks and wine all at reasonable prices. Ice is available to purchase for your camp. The bar opens at 4pm on Friday.
You do not need to book camping sites. Camp sites are ‘first in best dressed’. Try to arrive during daylight to make finding and setting up camp easier. There will be a quieter camping area for families and people who don’t want to party all night. Please do not camp in this area if you think you may have a loud camp! There is a designated horse camping area.
Showers and toilets are provided and regularly cleaned and serviced.
Fresh drinking water on site for everyone at no cost. Bring your own container.
Strictly no camp fires allowed.
Dogs Yes, you can bring your pet as long as it is kept on a leash or confined and is in good health.
You may bring your own food and alcohol but please remember no glass and please clean up after yourself. Bins are located throughout the event site, please use them.
There is a first aid tent with qualified staff located on site at the event coordination centre
Mobile reception is available, but may be patchy.
The nearest town is Mansfield (14km) with hospitals, motels, public transport, a huge variety of shops and supermarkets, post office, motels and banking.
The MCAV Board has a policy that Get Together events should reflect the traditional values and skills of Mountain Cattlemen and celebrate their rich history and heritage. It intends to maintain the event as a family friendly affair. It especially encourages families and horse competitors to attend. We want everyone to have fun!