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The 2010 ActewAGL
Royal Canberra Show
will be as action-
packed as ever, with
activities for the
The 2010 ActewAGL Royal
Where: Exhibition Park,
Flemington Road, Mitchell
When: February 26-28
Cost: Adults $20, Children $10
(under 6 free), Concession $15
and family passes available
Phone: 6241 2478
the other half. It's a good balance."
The family actually started pig racing as
part of a country show in the United States.
Tom started racing them around a 35-
metre track, even training them to jump
hurdles, before discovering they also liked
"Having bred pigs and seen their antics,
I just knew this was something they would
be able to do," he said.
After four-and-a-half years of success
overseas, they decided to bring the event
Tom said his family was the first to race
pigs in Australia and was still the only one
in the world to run 'true' diving pigs.
The event quickly took off, and they've
been wowing the crowds ever since.
The racing and diving pigs will perform
at the 2010 ActewAGL Royal Canberra
Show and are sure to steal some hearts
with their cute antics. The aerodynamically
adventurous pigs will be just one of the
drawcards at the annual event. This year
will be as action-packed as ever, with
activities for the whole family.
As an agricultural event, there will
be plenty of animal displays, shows and
competitions, in addition to the very
popular farmyard nursery.
Those looking for an adrenaline rush
will enjoy the demolition derby, freestyle
motorcross, car stunts, and the Liquid
Malisha Wakeboard Show.
For something a little more relaxed,
check out the ActewAGL Royal
Canberra Art Show and The Canberra
Times Craft Expo.
The kids will be entertained in sideshow
alley, with plenty of rides and showbags to
The many market and food stalls will
keep the whole family refreshed and
energised every day of the show.
Take your family along for an action-
packed day and while you are at the show,
make sure you check out Tom Vandeleur
and his clever little pigs.
ENTERTAINMENT: These little pigs will be one of the star attractions at the show and children will be enthralled by a variety of activities.
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