See the gutsy outback triathlon teams in action, back a winner at the Artesian Express Outback Horse Races, kick on till late with nightly outdoor concerts, or check out the spectacular Dirt ‘n’ Dust Bullride, sanctioned by PBR.

Date Event Location Time Cost Register now!
Friday 7 April 2017 Pit Stop to the Creek and Get Dirty Down Under Tours arrive into town! Julia Creek 9am – 6pm From $290 Book Here
Julia Creek Junior Triathlon Julia Creek Swimming Pool 12Noon – 6PM  From $30 Register Here
Senior Triathlete Sign On Under the water tower in the medical tent area 4.30PM – 9PM  From $130 Register Here
Gates Open at Dirt n Dust Central Dirt n Dust Central, Burke Street 5.30PM – 7.30PM Free  No Booking Necessary
Free Family Concert (Live Music continues all night until close, Kids Entertainment and Rides) Dirt n Dust Central, Burke Street 5.30PM – Midnight Free  No Booking Necessary
Welcoming Carbo Dinner The Hill @ Dirt n Dust Central, Burke Street 6PM – 9PM 6 and under $8 | 7-12 years $20 | Adult (13 years +) $35 Book Here
Official Opening of the 23rd Annual Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival Main Stage @ Dirt n Dust Central 7.20PM  Free No Booking Necessary
Junior Triathlon Presentations Main Stage @ Dirt n Dust Central, Burke Street 7.25PM – 7.40PM  Free  No Booking Necessary
Bog Snokelling and Novelty Events Bull Arena and Bog Pit @ Dirt n Dust Central, Burke Street 7.40PM  Free No Booking Necessary
Registration for Australia’s Best Butt Competition (18+ ONLY) Side Stage @ Dirt n Dust Central, Burke Street 9PM Free Pre-Registrations on the night
Australia’s Best Butt Heat Main Stage @ Dirt n Dust Central, Burke Street 9.35PM Free  Pre-Registrations on the night
Saturday 8 April 2017 Triathlete Numbering and Briefing Medical Tent, Burke Street 6AM – 7.30AM  Included in Triathlon Registration Register Here
Cattle Truck for bikes loaded and leaves for the Waterhole Medical Tent, Burke Street 7AM – 8.30AM  Included in Triathlon Registration Register Here
Buses depart for Waterhole (Triathletes and Spectators) Medical Tent, Burke Street 8.30AM Free No Booking Required.
South 32 Dirt n Dust Triathlon Eastern Creek, Julia Creek 9.30AM – 12Noon  From $130 Register Here
Artesian Express Horse Races Julia Creek Turf Club 12Noon – 5PM From $15 Tickets purchased at the gate
Fashions on the Field Registration Opens Julia Creek Turf Club 12Noon – 1.30PM  Free No Booking Necessary
Country Tastes Luncheon Robert Lord Shed, Julia Creek Turf Club 1PM – 3PM 6 and under $20 | 7-12 years $30 | Adult (13 years +) $60 Book Here, Pre-Purchased Tickets ONLY
Fashions on the Field Judging Julia Creek Turf Club 2PM  Free No Booking Necessary
South 32 Senior Triathlon Presentation Julia Creek Turf Club 3PM  Free  No Booking Necessary
Gates Open at Dirt n Dust Central (Dirt n Dust PBR, Live Music continues all night until close, Kids Entertainment and Rides) Dirt n Dust Central, Burke Street 5.30PM – 2AM  (Included in PBR Ticket)  (Included in PBR Ticket)
Official Opening of the Dirt n Dust Bullride, sanctioned by PBR Bull Arena @ Dirt n Dust Central, Burke Street 7PM – 9.30PM $35 Book Here
Live Concert Main Stage @ Dirt n Dust Central, Burke Street 9.30PM – 2AM (Included in PBR Ticket) (Included in PBR Ticket)
Australia’s Best Butt Competition Final Main Stage @ Dirt n Dust Central, Burke Street 10.30PM  Free Pre-Registrations on the night
Sunday 9 April 2017 Farewell Breakfast at Dirt n Dust Central, Rest and Recovery, Novelty Events Dirt n Dust Central 7.00AM

From modest beginnings, today’s event brings together people from all walks of life – people from Queensland, Australia and overseas.

The Dirt N Dust Triathlon is one of the most unique races in Australia if not the world… outback heat and winds make for a tough race

~ Sam Betten (4 time winner)

Come along and check out the many colourful characters in our part of the world. Try your hand at one of the competitions. Or sit back and enjoy the hospitality and excitement of the weekend.

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