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Tassie Locals take out titles at the St Helens Athletics Carnival

January 22, 2022

The 67th annual St Helens Athletics Carnival marked the end of an action-packed 2021/22 TasCarnivals season. Woodchopping, cycling and running events partnered with a beautiful day on the East Coast ensured an impressive day of competition.

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St Helens to see Season Out

January 21, 2022

Tomorrow marks the end of the 2021/22 TasCarnivals season, with the St Helens Carnival wrapping up an action-packed season of competition.

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Burnie Farewells 2021 With a Bang!

December 31, 2021

The 135th Cool Ridge Burnie New Year’s Eve Carnival was headlined by local cyclists and runners off the back marks.

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National Champions Crowned, Madison's Entertain, Now All Roads Lead to Burnie

December 30, 2021

Day two of the 2021 Launceston Carnival saw Madison’s and National Elimination Championships decided as riders sharpened their cogs ahead of a potential big pay day in Burnie tomorrow.

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Gaffney, Perry and Marker Taste Success with Cornish

December 28, 2021

After a 2020 hiatus, the Devonport Carnival was gifted stellar weather throughout the day of racing for a 2021 return.

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Sweet Silverdome Produces Wins for Wilson-Haffenden and Frislie

December 28, 2021

Rising stars were crowned Launceston Wheelrace winners for 2021, with Felicity Wilson-Haffenden and Victorian Graeme Frislie taking titles.

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James Has Moves Like Jagga in Hobart

December 27, 2021

Tasmanian sprint pair Lily James and Jagga Pybus have won the 2021 Hobart Gift titles, with Lauren Perry and Jensen Plowright victorious in the Wheelraces.

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Hobart Hosts Best in Spikes and on Bikes

December 26, 2021

The states capital has attracted its best field of cyclists and runners in its 40 years of history for tomorrow's annual Bikes & Spikes carnival.

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Handicaps Released for Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Burnie

December 23, 2021

Excitement continues to build for the TasCarnivals series as athletes and coaches start analysing the all important handicaps.

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Steers Goes 9 in a Row in Rosebery

December 18, 2021

Saturday December 18 marked the first Carnival of the 2021/22 TasCarnivals series, at Rosebery.

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Equal Prizemoney on Offer in Rosebery Tomorrow

December 17, 2021

The refreshed TasCarnivals series gets underway tomorrow, with the season opener at the Rosebery Carnival.

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Hale Heading Home with Huge Posse

December 15, 2021

Tasmania’s fastest man will race his hometown carnival for the first time this summer as he leads a list of no less than 19 men to have broken 11seconds for 100m.

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UCI Classification Awarded to Races at TasCarnivals

December 13, 2021

For the first time in a generation, the TasCarnivals series will play host to UCI classified events this summer.

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Baker Adds Ingredients for TasCarnivals

December 8, 2021

Dual Olympian Georgia Baker is the latest addition to a rapidly growing list of profile athletes coming to the 2021/2022 TasCarnival series.

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Heyne Lured by McSweyn Effect

December 3, 2021

Current UTAS Burnie 10 champion Isaac Heyne is making the trip from Adelaide for his carnivals debut.

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Moloney to Return as an Olympic Medallist

November 28, 2021

After a well-earned break, Ash Moloney's next series of races will be at the Tasmanian Christmas Carnivals, where he returns a much better-known athlete than when he won the Burnie Gift on New Year’s Day in 2019.

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Power Couple Return as Olympians

November 24, 2021

Alex Manly and Matt Richardson return for the upcoming TasCarnivals series, this time as freshly minted Olympians.

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McSweyn the Mile King Returns

November 15, 2021

Stewart McSweyn returns to the Tasmanian Christmas Carnivals for the 2021/22 season.

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Cornish Tasty Addition for TasCarnivals

November 11, 2021

Junior kilo world record holder Thomas Cornish is set to make his TasCarnivals debut this season.

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2021/2022 Season Dates Announced

September 17, 2021

The Tasmanian Christmal Carnivals are back with confirmed dates for the 2021/2022 edition.

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Burnie Preview

December 30, 2020

Blue Gum Park Velodrome played host to two hotly contested Wheel Races, with Australian Cycling Team member Georgia Baker taking out the Women’s event, as 17-year-old Dalton Stretton victorious in the Men’s.

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Interstate Gift Invasion as Locals Win Wheels

December 31, 2020

In a year filled with cancellations and disappointments, the 134th edition of the Heritage / South Cape Burnie New Year’s Eve Carnival shone bright and delivered a thrilling evening racing and chopping.

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get involved in the tasmanian carnivals series

Runners, riders and choppers - take your marks and take part in the upcoming Tasmanian Carnivals series. Entries for the 2021/2022 season are now open.

2021/22 entries now open