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    Join us for the Great Western Hotel Bull Ride Series 2024


    Don’t miss an epic battle of man vs beast in this jaw-clenching, adrenalin-racing sport like no other!

    Doors open from 5pm.

    Pre-Show 530pm

    Show from 630pm

    After Party with Coighty & The Kickstands Band from approx. 9pm until late!

    Tickets on Sale soon through Oztix on our website

    Limited VIP Ringside Dinner & Show Packages also available.

    Dates in the Series

    Round 1 – 26 January 2024

    Round 2 – 23 February 2024

    Further Dates to be Announced soon!


    Central entries: Ray West 0473 632 269

    Qld Ultimate Bull Riding Championship

    Gear up, Rocky, for an electrifying showdown you won’t forget! The adrenaline-charged Round 3 of the Ultimate QLD Bull Riding Championship storms into action at the heart-pounding venue of the Great Western Hotel on Saturday, February 3rd. Brace yourself for a ride that’ll have you teetering on the edge of exhilaration!

    Feel the pulse-pounding suspense as the titans of bull riding clash in the epic battle between the Great Western Hotel and The Club Hotel Roma! After Team Great Western’s victory in Round One & Two, the anticipation for Round Three is sky-high.

    Prepare for an awe-inspiring spectacle of man versus beast, an evening where courage meets the challenge head-on! But the excitement doesn’t end there – the post-event celebration will keep your spirits soaring with the infectious beats of Coighty & The Kickstands, ensuring your boots won’t stop dancing.

    Secure your tickets online here soon!

    Doors Open 5pm – come have dinner in the restaurant or Western Street Food is available in the arena.
    Pre-Performance 530pm
    Main Show kicks off at 645pm


    PBR Australia Monster Energy Tour Rockhampton Invitational – Beef Week 2024

    A sport unlike any other. A battle of the greatest. A competition of man vs beast where every second counts.

    The best in bull riding battle it out in a new Professional Bull Riders season like no other. Join us for a premier entertainment experience at the PBR Rockhampton Invitational at The Great Western Hotel. Buckle up for the toughest 8 seconds in sports and find out what it means to be cowboy.

    10th & 11th May 2024