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Program and Pricing

The Monaro Club Victoria is very excited to present a wide range of optional events designed to entertain all ages.  The proposed events below are currently going through our planning process and may depend on numbers to run.  Pre-booking for all optional events will be essential.  Bookings will open in the new year.

Please note:  The program is subject to change if unforeseen circumstances occur.

Program

Thursday 24th October 2024: Scrutineering session 1 from 12 - 5 pm

Scrutineering of cars to ensure they have been entered in the correct judging class will be done over 2 days (Thursday and Friday). Final judging will be conducted at the Show and Shine on Saturday.

All entrant vehicles will be scrutineered on either Thursday or Friday of the event. 

Time management will be a key element of the scrutineering process.  Once event registration closes on 24th July, 2024, the Judging Team will produce a time table for scrutineering on the Thursday 24th October and Friday 25th October.  Please indicate when you register, your preferred day for your car to be scrutineered.  Each entrant will be allocated an approximate time.

Friday 25th October 2024:

Scrutineering session 2 from 10am - 4:30 pm


Meet and Greet:  5:30 to 7:30pm:

Location: Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre 

This event will provide all Entrants the opportunity to get together and have a chat in the beautiful Performing Arts Centre.  Finger food will be served.   Drinks available at bar prices.   Tea and coffee available also.    Following this event, there are many dinner options in the Wangaratta CBD, varying from restaurants to clubs to take-aways.


Saturday 26th October 2024:  Monaro Nationals Show and Shine

LocationWangaratta Showgrounds


For the pleasures for all our Entrants and families, as well as the public attendees, we will have setup at the Show and Shine a variety of food vendors as well as coffee vans.


Also as an option to look at apart from the beautiful Monaros on display we will have Market stalls attending with a variety of local produce, as well as kids rides and face painting.


Other market stalls will include Massage, clothing, Holden Merchandise and handcrafted products as well as a young local singer to entertain us all.


Saturday 26th October, 2024    Partner and Family Bus Trip

For partners and family not wanting to spend the whole day at the Show and Shine.  Departing the Wangaratta Showgrounds at 10.30am, we will proceed to the iconic country village of Milawa which provides a wonderful array of gourmet food specialty shops. 

  • Our journey will take us firstly to the Milawa Mustards -Gourmet Grocery Shop which produces a range of 12 seeded mustards ranging from Mild Honey mustard to Hot Chilli mustard.   The range also includes seasonal condiments such as jellies, jams, chutneys, marmalades and mustard oil salad dressings.   All of Milawa Mustards products are handmade on the premises, thus preserving the quality of this authentic cottage industry.
  • We will then move onto the Milawa Bread and Kitchen all loaves are made on site using rye, spelt wheat and whole wheat that is milled on site.
  • Next is the Milawa Cheese Company where a family of cheese lovers turned cheesemakers create mind-blowingly-good artisan cheese in Victoria's high country.   Award-winning, small batch beauties for every kind of cheese lover - from creamy bries, to stinky washed rinds, to the freshest chèvre are on offer.
  • Brown Brothers Winery is our next stop where you can participate in a Classic Wine Tasting - 5 wines of your choice from a limited list, standing session at the bar Cost $10.
  • Or, if you are not into wine, Milawa Township will provide an interesting place to browse, with shops including Milawa Bakery Café, Pure Indulgence Aromatherapy and The Olive Shop and Provender, specializing in olive and olive products, as well as all the best food and wine in the region.
  • We will then return to Wangaratta for lunch, before arriving back at the Show and Shine by 2.30pm.
  • Full details can be downloaded here.

    Saturday 26th October, 2024:  Tappet Drag Race

    Open to children 10 years and under, as well as adults who are young at heart.  We'll be hosting a Tappet Cover Drag Race, where young entrants can bring along their modified tappet covers to race along a specially built track with a starting line 1.0 metre high and 9.6 metre long!

    Starting with scrutineering at 11.00AM, and racing at 1.00PM.  Entrants will have the opportunity to test and fine tune their machines from 11.30AM.  The racing will take place at the Wangaratta Showgrounds.

    For more information and rules, please click in the blue text to see the Tappet Drag Race page.  Entry is free.

    Saturday 26th October, 2024:  Evening Cruising Wangaratta

    This informal cruise in and around the regional city of Wangaratta is an iconic Saturday evening activity in this area.   This will be a great opportunity for entrants to see the highlights of the city while providing residents the rare opportunity of seeing so many beautiful cars on the move.  Dinner will be at entrants’ discretion in Wangaratta.


    Sunday 27th October 2024:  Winton Raceway Controlled Laps

    For the 2024 Monaro Nationals, we have arranged for Entrants to be able to participate in controlled laps of the full circuit behind the Pace Car.  Several MCV members experienced the fun and the challenge of this event during the 2022 Holden Last Lap held at Winton and they can thoroughly recommend it.  Entrants will need only a registered and roadworthy Monaro and a current driving licence to participate.  We expect that Entrants will have the chance to join in at least two Pace Car sessions during the day.

    Sunday 27th October 2024:  Alternative Cruise

    This cruise is designed for those families not attending the Winton Raceway Driving Event.  Leaving Wangaratta, we will cruise through the magnificent farmland of regional Victoria, stopping for scenic photo shoots and at a country pub for lunch.   Details of this cruise will appear soon on the website.


    Sunday Evening 27th October 2024:  Presentation Dinner

    Our Gala Presentation Dinner will be held at the Wangaratta Turf Club, commencing at 5.30pm for 6.00pm start.   All judged Entrants will have their dinner price included in their Entry Fee, whilst for Buddies and others the cost of the Presentation Dinner will be an optional extra.


    Monday 28th October 2024:  Farewell Cruise  

    The Meeting point for this cruise will be the Wangaratta Air Field. With an arrival time from 9am for 10.15 departure, we will commence with a Poker run on our way to the final destination of MOVE Museum, Shepparton. Lunch and farewells will follow. 


    Event Pricing

    Adult entry pass - full - $250, includes:

    Entry for one person to the Meet and Greet, Show N Shine (with Car), Presentation Dinner, Winton Raceway (non-speed events), Farewell lunch at Shepparton motor museum with Grand Champion Presentation, an Entrant Polo Shirt (Note - one polo shirt per entrant), and Entrant Cap and an Event Pack with full ENTRANT information.

    Adult entry pass - non-judged entry - $230, includes:

    Entry for one person to the Meet and Greet, Show N Shine (with Car), Presentation Dinner, Winton Raceway (non-speed events), Farewell lunch at Shepparton motor museum with Grand Champion Presentation, an Entrant Polo Shirt and an Event Pack with full ENTRANT information.

    Adult entry pass - non judged cars only – without presentation dinner - $160, includes:

    Entry for one person to the Meet and Greet, Show N Shine (with Car), Winton Raceway (non-speed events), Farewell lunch at Shepparton motor museum with Grand Champion Presentation, an Entrant Polo Shirt and an Event Pack with full ENTRANT information.

    Buddy pass – full - with Presentation Dinner - $160, includes:

    Entry for one person (without car) to Meet and Greet, Show N Shine, Winery bus tour, Presentation Dinner, Winton Raceway (non-speed events), Farewell Lunch at Shepparton motor museum with Grand Champion Presentation. 

    Buddy pass – without presentation dinner - $90, includes:

    Entry for one person (without car) to Meet and Greet, Show N Shine, Winery bus tour, Winton Raceway (non-speed events) Farewell Lunch at Shepparton motor museum with Grand Champion Presentation. 

    Child (5 - 12yrs) - including Presentation Dinner - $65, includes:

    Entry for one child to Meet and Greet, Show N Shine, Winery bus tour, Presentation Dinner, Winton Raceway spectator only and the Farewell Lunch at Shepparton motor museum with Grand Champion Presentation. 

    Child (5 - 12yrs) - without Presentation Dinner - $25, includes:

    Entry for one child to Meet and Greet, Show N Shine, Winery bus tour, Winton Raceway spectator only and the Farewell Lunch at Shepparton motor museum with Grand Champion Presentation. 

    Additional Monaro entry fee - $50

    This option is only open to holders of a full adult entry pass.  We reserve the right to ask Entrants to demonstrate their ownership of additional Monaro entries.  Additional Monaros are eligible to participate in the Show and Shine only.  If people want their additional Monaro to participate in the Driving Events, then a full adult entry pass is required.  Please email 2024nationals@monaroclubvic.com.au advising you wish to enter an additional Monaro(s) and you will be provided with an additional on-line entry form to be filled out and payment made.

    The Additional Monaro entry fee does not include access for another person to the Meet and Greet, Show and Shine, Presentation Dinner, Winton Raceway, Farewell lunch at Shepparton motor museum or an Entrant Shirt.
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