Uluru Camel Racing Club Inc. Uluru Camel Racing Club inc. (UCRC) welcomes you to the 2018 IRON JACK Uluru Camel Cup. The Camel Cup as it’s known around our home town Yulara has been an annual event since 2012. It has formed part of many great community events including Outback Week and Outback Fest and has been a significant contributor to the local economy from both a financial perspective and a ‘feel good’ bringing everyone together- money can’t buy experience. This year Uluru Camel Racing Club inc. proudly hosts this multi-award winning tourism event for 2018. Our aim is to welcome locals, visitors, friends and family from all corners of the globe to the heart of Australia, to truly celebrate what it means to live, breathe and experience entertainment at its best in the outback. We acknowledge the contribution and support of many volunteers and business partners and of course our wonderful sponsors who really help us make this race day come alive. Each year Uluru Camel Racing Club inc. will donate part proceeds to a Northern Territory charity. Our nominated charity in 2018 is the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
The Uluru Camel Racing Club Inc. Events Team
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Once again, welcome to our home town of Yulara, gateway to the UNESCO world heritage listed Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park and we’ll see you on race day at the farm!
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Do the Red Centre To continue the excitement from the Uluru Camel Cup, take a self-drive adventure to Alice Springs stopping at Watarkka/Kings Canyon and Tjoritja/ West MacDonnell Ranges along the way. Depending on how much time you have this 2 or 5 day journey travels through red desert sands, spinifex and mulga forest, green valleys and towering gorges. Finish you outback adventure in Alice Springs where you can explore historic sites, see the work of local artists or simply enjoy the lively cafes and restaurants.
Welcome to Central Australia The Uluru Camel Cup is one of the #RedCentreNTâ€™s biggest events! With Uluru as the backdrop, the red dust flies as the camels dash for the finish line. This is adventure, outback style. Welcome to the #RedCentreNT for this awesome event!
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Stephen Schwer, CEO Tourism Central Australia
DAY1 H Friday 25th May Outback Style Pre Calcutta Buffet Dinner TIME 5.30pm–9.30pm LOCATION The Bough House Restaurant COST $50.00 per person Kids 0–5 years free. Kids 6–15 half price $25
Book at the Tourist Information Centre in Town Square or your Hotel Reception.
Uluru Camel Cup Calcutta
TIME 8.00pm LOCATION Outback Pioneer Hotel – The Official Watering Hole COST Free entry Empty the piggy bank, grab your form guide and round up your mates. It’s Calcutta time. Get ready to bid on your favorite Camel but be WARNED they are hot property! Entertainment by rising Country music star Stephanie Jansen. Sit back, relax and enjoy an ice cold beverage from the Outback Bar. Successful bidders/syndicates, if your camel places 1st, 2nd or 3rd in the Uluru Camel Cup race be sure to join the jockey and camel for champagne, trophies and photos. Please ensure that you have your room key plus photo ID or resident card to purchase alcohol. Please drink responsibly and use the resort shuttle bus available courtesy of AAT Kings Coach Company.
DAY2 H Saturday 26th May Uluru Camel Cup Race Day
TIME 11.00am–5.00pm LOCATION Uluru Camel Farm – NO DOGS please COST $10.00 General admission, Children under 15 Free See all the Camel Capers at the Uluru Camel Cup. Witness five nail biting heats followed by a Dash for Cash, Plate race and the big one – the 2018 Iron Jack Uluru Camel Cup. Off the race track there is plenty to see and do – helicopter flights with PHS, Fashions on the Field competition and outback markets. Cash bar available all day and an array of delicious foods to choose from. It’s a jam packed day of community camel fun. Complimentary coach transfers are available courtesy of AAT Kings Coach Company. This is licensed event. No BYO alcohol. Please ensure that you have your room key plus photo ID or resident card to purchase alcohol. RSA -Responsible Service of Alcohol will be followed.
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Chris and the team at Uluru Camel Tours are proud supporters of the Yulara Community and look forward to hosting you at their farm for the Uluru Camel Cup and Outback Ball. Book in for a tour post Uluru Camel Cup and you could be riding the Uluru Camel Cup Champion!
Uluru Camel Tours Bookings Ph 08 8956 3333 www.ulurucameltours.com.au firstname.lastname@example.org
AYERS ROCK RESORT Sails in the Desert Uluru Meeting Place Resort Town Square Emu Walk Apartments Wintjiri Arts & Museum Desert Gardens Hotel
KEY Shuttle Stop --- Pedestrian Track Lookout
DISTANCES FROM YULARA
Sunset Strip 13km Uluru 20km Kata Tjuta 58km
Thank-you Sue Dwyer Graphic Design
Welcome to IRON JACK Uluru Camel Cup 2018 A quick chat with event organisers Lisa, Alice and Chris We are so excited to be here again with you all at Camel Cup. Here are some housekeeping tips to ensure everyone has what they need to get the best out of this amazing event. • A complimentary resort and event coach service courtesy of AAT Kings and Ayers Rock Resort will frequent the event throughout the day picking up at hotel receptions and dropping off at Uluru Camel Tours. • Camel currency continues in 2018. Exchange real money for camel currency and use it to purchase food and beverage at designated areas throughout the event (Camel Currency is non-refundable). Eftpos is available at the entry station. • We love the Red Centre and we like to keep it beautiful. Please use the recycle bins and general rubbish bins as they are designed or take your rubbish with you. • Smoking is only permitted in the designated area and please do not leave your butts on the ground! • Everyone should have a great time at Uluru Camel Cup and we take Responsible Service of Alcohol seriously. Event organisers and staff reserve the right to request ID, refuse entry, refuse service to anyone who appears to be intoxicated and may ask anyone acting inappropriately to leave the event. • Your health and safety is important to us, please look to Ayers Rock Resort Security if required, St Johns Ambulance (in attendance on race day) or in an emergency dial 000. • All guests will be issued with a ID wristband on entry, please wear this at all times particularly if you are coming and going from the event. • Please report any lost property at the event entry station. • Above all have fun, fun and more fun - Yee haa!
Camel Currency Exchange real dollars for Camel Currency, use it at the event to purchase food, beverages and Uluru Camel Racing Club merchandise.
Drink responsibly and take advantage of our complimentary coach service to each event across the weekend. Proudly sponsored by AAT Kings. One of Australiaâ€™s leading luxury coach tour operators, with over 85 years of experience. Book your Red Centre touring today 08 8956 3029
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Old Toms Watering Hole Bar Bar Open
Uluru Camel Cup race day -11am - 5.00pm Frock up and Rock up ball - 8.00pm - 2.00am Old Tom was a loved legend at Uluru Camel Tours. Living into his mid-forties, Tom was a longstanding part of the family here at the farm and now watches the sunset over Uluru every night from his special place in the sand dunes. Join us at Old Tomâ€™s bar for a refreshment at Uluru Camel Cup. Use your Camel Currency to purchase food and beverage over the bar. Beer & Cider $7.00 Selection of Thorn-Clarke red, white wines & Thorn-Clarke sparkling wine $7.00 Assorted ready to drink spirits (cans) $9.00 Soft Drink and bottled water $2.00
Four time winner Uluru Camel Cup
The Camel Calcutta Auction is an auction where all proceeds
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are pooled & divided accordingly to the winning bidder of the camel. 1st 50% 2nd 30% 3rd 20%. The 2017 Calcutta results: Prize pool was over $20,000.
Super Star Camel!
Placed 3rd in the Alice Springs Camel Cup and 2nd in the Honeymoon Cup 2017.
Sexy Rexy as he is known, has more than looks and has shown strong form in training.
2012 Cup winner Ready to hit the race track a sure crowd pleaser.
The tallest camel on the farm, winner of the 2017 Plate Race.
A quiet achiever with a hidden spark, placing 3rd in the 2014 Cup.
Don’t’ be fooled by her quiet nature as it’s the quiet ones you have to watch.
4 Mystery Camels
2013 cup winner
To be revealed on Culcutta Night. PS: One of last years mystery camels placed 3rd in the Cup Race.
2nd place in the cup 2014, this camel is hot property!
Main Man Mulga palced 2nd in Plate Race 2016 and 2017.
Price rise on fuel won’t slow this beast down as he has new injectors.
It’s got to be Milo, keep an eye on this guy.
Named after a famous cameleer, he’s one tough camel.
A real cracker and in his prime, 1st in the plate race 2014, 3rd place in the cup 2015 & 2nd place in the cup 2016. Will 2017 be his year?
Full of attitude but has gained a few kilos over the summer which is going to be her only hurdle to overcome.
H IRON JACK Uluru Camel Cup Race Day Racing in the Outback
The first three heats will consist of five camels in each race. First place camels will qualify for the Cup, second place camels for the Plate. All unplaced camels will have a second chance of qualifying in Heats 4 and 5, again with first placed camels qualifying for the Cup and second place for the Plate. All camels who fail to qualify will run in a Dash for Cash race. Once a camel has qualified it must not race again until it’s final.
1.15pm Heat 3: Professional Helicopter Service Outback Flyer Professional Helicopter Service showcasing the Red Centre
1.30pm – Fashions on the Field parade and presentation 2.00pm Heat 4: AAT Kings Front Runner
11am Gates open
Bringing the Outback to life
Entries open for Fashions on the Field
2.45pm Heat 5: The Asprint Sprint
11.45am Heat 1: ClarityNT Red Centre Slipper
Colour your world
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3.00pm – Nathan Grigs Whip Cracking
12.00 noon – Outback game 12.30pm Heat 2: Ayers Rock Resort Challenge Out here you can touch the silence
12.45pm – Red Desert Reptile Show
3.45pm Dash for Cash: The Mecure Mad Dash for Cash. $200 first place prize money. Your home away from home
H Saturday 26th May H Gates open 11am 4.30pm Plate Race: Thorn-Clarke Sandpiper Plate Multi award winning Barossa Valley wine maker, grape growers since the 1870’s
4.45pm – Camel poo throwing competition 5.00pm Uluru Camel Cup: IRON JACK Uluru Camel Cup Legendary Brewing
5.30pm – Gates close Winners and place getters will be presented with their awards at the conclusion of each race. This will take place in front of the main stage area.
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OPEN 7 DAYS Visit us at Todd Mall Alice Springs phone (08) 8952 1079 Or by appointment 0418 897 173
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Camel – Trigger. Jockey – Judi
Camel – Lazy Dazy. Jockey – Rosco
Camel – Trigger. Jockey – Darryl
Camel – Nicko. Jockey – Evan
Camel – Trigger. Jockey – Darryl
Camel – Trigger. Jockey – Wade
Back by popular demand
DAY2 H Saturday 26th May Frock Up and Rock Up Ball TIME 8.00pm-2.00am LOCATION Uluru Camel Farm COST General Admission $30.00pp including light supper Dust off your party frock and boots and hit the red dirt dance floor. Party the night away to a live band. Please drink responsibly and use the resort shuttle bus available courtesy of AAT Kings Coach Company. This is licensed event. No BYO alcohol. Please ensure that you have your room key plus photo ID or resident card to purchase alcohol and entry to the Frock up and Rock up ball and post race concert. RSA -Responsible Service of Alcohol will be followed.
Get your backside track side at the Signet start gates.
Uluru Camel Racing Club proudly supports the Royal Flying Doctor Service
Thank-you VOLUNTEERS - Our most precious assets! Fantastic Community events Like Uluru Camel Cup would not be possible with out the countless hours volunteers contribute. A small group of highly dedicated volunteers work on this event year round and other volunteers give their invaluable time on the day. Volunteers do not necessarily have the time, they just have the heart. Elizabeth Andrews
#NVW2018 National Volunteers Week 21st â€“ 27th May
NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK Give a little. Change a lot.
21-27 May 2018
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Get up close and experience these amazing desert creatures â€œour goal is to educate, entertain and inspire others to protect wildlife for future generationsâ€?
Our VIP guests will enjoy homestead style catering from our rustic open plan kitchen in the Staging Post. Guests in this area will be able to interacted with the cooking team and will have the opportunity to choose from a myriad of tasty home cooked dishes throughout the day.
Program of events for the Uluru Camel Cup