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THIS PAGE IS A WORK IN PROGRESS. ANY QUESTIONS RECEIVED IN THE LEAD UP TO THE EVENT MAY BE ADDED SO PLEASE CONTINUE TO CHECK BACK!


When is the Motor Show held?

Friday 9th to Sunday 11th June 2017. Friday is traditionally a set up day with no planned events until 6pm with the Meet N Greet


How much is it to get through the Gate?

SPECTATORS
Weekend Pass $20 per person for Fri/Sat/Sun
Meet N Greet Friday Night from 6pm = Free Entry
Saturday Only = $10 per person / $5 for companion card holders
Sunday Only = $10 per person / $5 for companion card holders
Kids 15 years and under FREE

SWAPPERS - SEE SWAP SITE INFO

MOTOR SHOW ENTRANTS
- if pre-nominating, see Motor Show Info page
- if entering in on the day- gate fees to be paid at the gate - see pricing above.
- Entry Fees for vehicles to be paid at the office.
Further info on Motor Show Entrant Page


UPDATE ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
Friday gate fees are now waived for Swappers and Motor Show Entrants!
Arrive Friday and only pay for Saturday and Sunday!


How much for a Swap Site or Market Stall and has it changed this year?

Sites are the same as last year at $10 per day per site in addition to people's Gate Fees.
Swappers arriving Friday only pay for a Weekend Pass for Saturday and Sunday.

Sites can be, and are recommended to be pre-booked as they are limited in number.
Please refer to Swap Site Info page for more information

How much to enter my Car or Bike and has it changed this year?

Nomination to participate in the Motor Show
$30.00 for motor vehicles and trucks
$10.00 for motorcycles.

*** NOTE : THERE WILL BE A DISCOUNT FOR EARLY PRE-NOMINATIONS! PLEASE CHECK BACK ON the Motor Show Entrant page FOR UPDATED INFORMATION AND NOMINATION FORMS

Can we camp?

Camping is available only for paid Motor Show Entrant participants and Swap Site Holders from Friday night through until Monday morning.

Due to limited camping space available, other spectators, friends and other family members who are not Entrants or Site Holders attending the Event are encouraged to contact other Accommodation options in Charters Towers.

What time does the whole event kick off?

Gates open on Friday 9th June 2017 at a time to be determined ONLY FOR SETTING UP.

No early-bird arrivals will be allowed entry prior to this time, so if you are arriving Thursday or earlier, please contact other Accommodation options in Charters Towers.

Friday Gates open 7am and are closed at midnight
Saturday Gates open 6am and are closed at midnight.
Sunday Gates open 6am and are closed in the evening for campers staying until Monday.

If you are camping at the grounds, please note that vehicles arriving after midnight will be required to park outside the grounds until gates re-open at 6am.

What times are all your events happening?

Please refer to our Event Brochure for Event Times.
More information is also on our Events Page.


Do you have EFTPOS facilities or a Courtesy Bus?

There are no EFTPOS Facilities offered by the Charters Towers Restorers Club. ATM's are located in Gill Street (the main street)

There is no courtesy bus, however the phone number for the local Taxi service is 131008.


Are there any Rules?

The Charters Towers Restorers Club has had rules for the Motor Show and Swap Meet for a number of years, as the Event attracts people for two very different reasons, therefore we would appreciate if everyone could be mindful of how their behaviour and noise level may affect other people's enjoyment of the event.

Be aware that this event is located in a residential area. Please refrain from excessive noise, or unnecessary speed/noise when driving out from the Showgrounds.

The local Police will be conducting drive-through checks throughout the course of the event. These for the benefit and safety of the participants. They are not the Fun Police , nor are they there to dampen your fun!!

- No BYO alcohol due to Licencing restrictions - random checks may occur
- No Alcohol to be taken past the Licenced Area.
- No Glass
- No Unrestrained Dogs
- No pushbikes, skateboards or recreational vehicles to be driven or ridden in the grounds
- No excessive noise
- Generators to not be used between 10pm and 6am
- Electrical leads cannot be run across walkways or roadways'
- Camping and display sites must be left clean and tidy upon leaving.

Charters Towers Restorers Club Executive members reserve the right to reject and/or eject any person or firm they deem as undesirable for any reason.
Please address any concerns immediately to the Office near the Grandstand.