NRF Food Vendor Information (2018)

The National Rodeo Council of Australia (NRCA) would like to take this opportunity to welcome ‘FOOD VENDOR’ site enquiries for the 2018 NRCA National Rodeo Finals to be held at the Dalby Showgrounds in Dalby, QLD 2nd and 3rd November 2018. 

The NRCA National Rodeo Finals attracts in excess of 5,000 people over two nights of non-­stop adrenaline pumping rodeo action including a wide range of specialty Country and Western trade stands at the Dalby Showgrounds and live entertainment throughout. 

In addition to the rodeo, the National Finals will also host the Hopes n Dreams Ladies Barrel Classic, giving vendors the added bonus of afternoon trading over the weekend PLUS free trading at the Cowboys Country Markets which will be held on Saturday morning 3rd November 2018 from 8am-2pm (ENTRY IS FREE to the Market)

Vendors play an important role at the Finals and we welcome your participation with sites available from $220.00 (incl. gst) for a 3m x 3m site, $350.00 for a larger site 6m x 6m or $450.00 for an extra large site of 7m+ x 7m+.

*Price dependent on site size required

The NRCA asks vendors who are interested in securing a site at this years event to complete the 2018 NRF Food Vendor Application at the bottom of this page and forward copy of their business menu and prices, current public liability certificate and approved food business license to no later than Friday 19th October 2018. *Vendors are required to provide their own stand/shell for the event.


Please note, if you hold a Queensland Licenced Mobile Food Van - you are NOT required to apply for another license however your license must be CURRENT and forwarded to our office with the information outlined above.

If you do NOT hold a Queensland Licensed Mobile Food Van then you are required to do the following:

  • If you have another State's mobile food licence you will need to apply for a Queensland one to operate, either;
    1. Temporary Food Business Licence - $46 for 3 days for Queensland
    2. Queensland Mobile Food Business Licence - $333 for 12 months OR
  • If  you are a charity; you will need to apply for a temporary food stall permit and dependent on whether you have proof of not-for-profit status; the fee is either $46 or waived

PLEASE ALLOW AT LEAST 10-30 DAYS FOR APPLICATION ASSESSMENT (*this only applies to NEW Food Business Licence Applications)

    For any queries in relation to Food Business Licenses, please contact Western Downs Regional Council on 07 4679 4358, Mobile 0407 757 573 or via email  

    Should you require further information regarding your 2018 NRF Food Vendor Application, please contact Janelle or Kerry via telephone 02 6737 3777 or email

    We thank you for your interest and trust you will enjoy the rewards of holding a stand our National Finals event!

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