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Event Timetable:

Tuesday November 5, 10am until midday - The BFoM Melbourne Cup Day FREE

Show & Shine and Tour from Buninyong to Ballarat city including the chance to win significant trophies and REPCO products:

  • Enjoy a unique,  fun and non-demanding event that caters for pre 1990 vehicles.
  • Drive/ride to Buninyong and arrive by 10am to meet with fellow enthusiasts and participate in a Show & Shine at the Buninyong Uniting Church car park.  At Midday participants will then tour on sealed roads  to the historic Mining Exchange in Lydiard Street, Ballarat city.
  • At 3pm, Medallions will be awarded in the Mining Exchange to each of the Show & Shine Class Winners and the Outright Winner will receive an additional Trophy. REPCO will also be handing out a number of their high quality products to participants via a series of fun based question and answer sessions that will also take place as part of the awards presentations.
    • Participants must conform to the road traffic laws and vehicles must be either fully road registered or make use of the VicRoads 2013 Club Permit Scheme.
    • Further instructions will be available at Buninyong on the day including an opportunity to ask any related questions.
    • Spectators welcome.

Tuesday November 5, 1pm to 7pm:

  • Day 1 of a 5 day Motor Show and Model Expo at the Mining Exchange, Lydiard Street, Ballarat that promises a capacity collection of racing cars, sports cars, exotic cars, and  motorcycles; and a Model Expo of some 1,000 vintage model aeroplanes, miniature engines; tether cars and die-cast models that will be on display to the general public. Many of the display items will be for sale.
  • The $5 cost of entry will also include a free Raffle Ticket for a Nylint Thimbledrome "Tether Car". (Tether cars are model aeroplane engined miniature racing cars that were popular in the 1930 - 50's, with many of the originals capable of speeds in excess of 100mph.)
  • The raffle will be drawn at the Motor Show at 6pm on Saturday evening November 9

Wednesday November 6, 10am to 7pm:

  • Day 2 of the Motor Show and Model Expo at the Mining Exchange.

Thursday November 7, 10am to 7pm:

  • Day 3 of the Motor Show and Model Expo at the Mining Exchange.

Friday November 8, 10am to 7pm:

  • Day 4 of the Motor Show and Model Expo at the Mining Exchange.

Saturday November 9, 10am - 5pm:

  • Day 5 and the final day of the Motor Show and Model Expo at the Mining Exchange:
  • 5:00pm - Public vote to determine the most popular Car and Motorcycle of the show.
  • 6:00pm Model Tether Car draw - The winner must be in attendance when the raffle is drawn. If not, another ticket will be drawn until the recipient in attendance is identified.
  • 6:05pm: A formal participant recognition, awards and closing ceremony at the Mining Exchange.