The 2020 Cessnock Show is on February 21 and 22

ACTION: Suplex Professional Wrestling's Matt "Muzzdogg" Musgrove, Daniel "Bubbles" Zysek and Beau "The Tradie Thomas Taylor" Thomas are pumped for their bout at Cessnock Show on Friday night. Picture: Krystal Sellars
ACTION: Suplex Professional Wrestling's Matt "Muzzdogg" Musgrove, Daniel "Bubbles" Zysek and Beau "The Tradie Thomas Taylor" Thomas are pumped for their bout at Cessnock Show on Friday night. Picture: Krystal Sellars

The 2020 Cessnock Show will be held this Friday and Saturday, with some exciting new additions to this year's program.

Wrestling and boxing will be held on the Friday night, a woodchop has been included on the Saturday afternoon, and a reptile show is sure to be a drawcard.

Suplex Professional Wrestling - which holds regular bouts at East Cessnock Bowling Club - is excited to be part of the show.

The card includes Cessnock's very own Matt "Muzzdogg" Musgrove and Daniel "Bubbles" Zysek, and Greta's Beau "The Tradie" Thomas, who all said they are looking forward to the local show.

Musgrove will face off against Suplex founder James "Jackson Spade" Mitchell for the Suplex Heavyweight Championship, and the show will also feature a 10-man "battle royal".

The Cessnock Show will kick off at 8.30am both days, with ring events and horse judging.

An invitational cut-out will be held in the ring on Friday night, followed by mini-trotter and motorbike displays.

Saturday afternoon's program includes sheep shearing and sheep dog demonstrations, motorcycles and mini-trotters, and concludes with the popular demolition derby and fireworks.

FUN: Cessnock Show will feature a range of rides and amusements to keep the whole family entertained.

FUN: Cessnock Show will feature a range of rides and amusements to keep the whole family entertained.

Poultry displays, a puppet show, and rides and amusements will keep the whole family entertained.

Tickets are $10 adults, $5 kids (5-16)/pension/concession, free for children under five, and $25 for a family pass.

The showground is located at 111 Mount View Road.

See the full program below. Contact the showground on 4990 1181 for more information.

2020 CESSNOCK SHOW PROGRAM

Friday, February 21

  • 8.30am: Ring events and horse judging
  • 6pm-7pm: Invitational Cut-out
  • 7pm: Mini Trotters
  • 7.30pm: Motorbikes
  • 6pm-8.30m: Troy O'Meley Boxing and Suplex Professional Wrestling

Saturday, February 22

  • 8.30am: Ring events and horse judging
  • 9am: Pavilion judging - poultry
  • 12pm-8pm: Balloon twisting and face painting
  • 1.30pm: Sheep shearing and dog exhibition
  • 2pm: Woodchop
  • 3pm: Mini Trotters
  • 4pm: Sheep shearing and dog exhibition
  • 5pm: Official opening by Cessnock mayor Bob Pynsent, featuring Cessnock and Districts Pipes and Drums
  • 5.30pm: Mini Trotters
  • 6pm-7pm Motorbikes
  • 7pm-7.30pm: Demolition derby
  • 8pm: Motorbikes
  • 9pm: Fireworks spectacular

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