Come have a crack at the Outback Festival Whip Cracking Championships!

Meet Colin Erbacher, our 2023 Championship Judge!

Colin is a Queensland Whipcracker who has been performing and competing in the sport for close to two decades. He has placed in State and National Championships, attended and won the Man From Snowy River Festival, Corryong, winning the Bushman’s Whipcrack competition and is the Winton Outback Festival 6-time Whipcracking Champion.

2023 winners

Pee Wees 8 years & under
1st Jack Caddis
2nd Patrick Wright
3rd Corbin Deer

Juvenile 9-12 years
1st Joshua Lamping
2nd Lucy Elliott
3rd Lily Smith

13 – 16 years
1st Chloe Smith
2nd Ada Black
3rd Joseph Short

Ladies Champion – Kayla Thacker

Men’s Champion – Stuart Lamping

Novice Section
1st Amelia Lamping
2nd Rachel Parket
3rd Harry Prandolini

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