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TeiwazKilcoy Show 08 May 2021

Offline Teiwaz Posted 15-05-2021, 01:26 PM -
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Date: Saturday 8th May 2021

Venue: Kilcoy Showgrounds 26 Showgrounds Road, Woolmar

Time: 10:00am-3:00pm

Mission: To add Redback awesomeness once again to the Kilcoy Show.

Trooper Attendance:

Redback Garrison:
BobaCanuck BH
Buzzard IC
Dark Dora DZ
Duras TK
Kelz ID
MyKill TI
Teiwaz TB

Tatooine Base:
Buzzard Hoth Trooper
Dark Dora Jawa
MyKill Jedi

Geonosis School:
Charlotte CTI4322
Skye CID4628
Tyson CID4714


Details: This was our third troop at Kilcoy Show, but there were a couple of differences this year. For most of us it was our first troop in public for over a year, and our first troop with covid protocols. The show committee also requested Blue Cards, which was fine but a change to last year. But the facilities and layout were the same, and we had a good change room to work with.

For the covid protocols we exchanged high fives and handshakes for waves and salutes. We didn't hand over props for photos, and we basically avoided touching anything or anyone. We also didn't carry buckets this year, to err on the side of caution around handling money. Initially we had the intention to social distance, but we were outdoors and its simply impractical when your main purpose is to be in photos. And stopping that 2 year old from hugging the Jawa just wasn't worth the tears.

Again this year the crowd was small but friendly. Many of the rides and activities were sponsored by local businesses, and were either subsidised or free. Its a great family day out, well worth the drive.

A special thanks to the our GA troopers. They were a big help getting photos with little kids and they worked hard all day. Also thanks to Buzzard's friend May, she tagged along to watch how we work, and she took some of the photos in the album.

Thanks everyone for making the trip, and for your enthusiasm during the day.

Charity Funds Raised: $501 for the local Rural Fire Brigade (Stanley Rivers Group).

Injuries / Malfunctions: Nil.

Public Incidents: Nil.

Mission Status: Complete Success

Photo: Imgur album here: https://imgur.com/a/3HZJr0a
(This post was last modified: 15-05-2021, 01:28 PM by Teiwaz.)
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