Dec
6
12:00 PM12:00

Annual Christmas Fundraiser

It doesn't matter if you've been naughty or nice this year, our end of year fundraising party is one not to be missed. Save the date and follow our channels for updates as we get closer to the event.

- Live entertainment & music
- Ticket includes awesome food and beverage package
- Our signature premium raffle prizes (stay tuned)
- The best way to celebrate the end of year with colleagues and friends!

*This year, due to track renovations there will be no live races on the day. For the keen punters there are still facilities on-site and for those that just come for the party, don't worry we've got a great day planned (in air conditioned environment as well).

Our favourite band is back as well as our friends from Chrome Creative Industries who have provided 1st class entertainment at our previous gala balls.

Our favourite band is back as well as our friends from Chrome Creative Industries who have provided 1st class entertainment at our previous gala balls.

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20 minutes from Springfield Central | 10 minutes from Ipswich Central | 40 mins from Brisbane

contact admin@swichoninc.org

contact admin@swichoninc.org

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Jul
26
11:00 AM11:00

Swich On Inc Sportsman Luncheon

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IT’S BACK.

The 2019 Swich On ‘Turn to Me’ Sportsman Luncheon will be held at the Orion Hotel, Springfield Central.

Bigger than ever this year with a star studded & hilarious guest line up.

Featuring the great Australia cricketer turned commentator Kerry O’Keeffe along with the one and only Australian, QLD and Manly rugby league legend Paul ‘Fatty’ Vautin.

We’re also raffling an ultimate sporting experience prize, with the winner choosing from a number of events either at home or abroad. Check out the flyer below learn more.

Tickets $110 or table for $1100 and includes two course meal, beer, wine and soft drink package between 11am - 3.30pm.

Would you like to know more? Please contact Swich On via https://www.swichoninc.org/connect

Thank you to our generous event sponsors.

It’s the ultimate raffle prize to compliment one of our favourite annual events.

It’s the ultimate raffle prize to compliment one of our favourite annual events.

Can’t make the event? You can purchase tickets for the raffle by contacting Grant Lowe via admin@swichoninc.org today.

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Jun
14
4:00 PM16:00

Annual Calcutta fundraiser

Save the date for our annual Calcutta fundraiser. It's the best way to get into the Ipswich Cup weekend while supporting local causes. Free entry, great night out with like minded mates.

Proceeds towards 1200km For Kids charity ride and Swich On Inc.

SPECIAL PRIZES thanks to our event partner Sportsbet.

Set up your account by clicking the picture above!

Set up your account by clicking the picture above!

For existing Sportsbet customers who attend the evening, there will be a number of wonderful opportunities open to you. Including but not limited to:

  • 2 Tickets to Premium Hospitality Event in Melbourne during the Spring Racing Carnival

  • 2 nights Accommodation in Melbourne

  • Tickets to the Broncos in a Premium Suite at Suncorp Stadium

  • Plus many other items & surprises

Win some great prizes on the night thanks to Sportsbet

Win some great prizes on the night thanks to Sportsbet

So what is a 'Calcutta' anyway? Three things you need to know.

The Ipswich Cup Calcutta is your chance to ‘own’ a runner in Ipswich’s biggest race and event of the year, the Channel 7 Ipswich Cup.

Even if you’re just coming along and watching from the sidelines you’ll find it entertaining and it’s a great event to get into the spirit of the cup weekend..

How does it work?

The Calcutta is divided into two main stages:

1. The Ticket Draw

Tickets are $10 each -  or 6 for $50 or 14 for $100

Tickets are only available to purchase at the event.  The ticket sales create a pool of money called the ‘starting pool’.  The Calcutta commences with one ticket being drawn for each of the horses running in the Ipswich Cup.

If your ticket is drawn, you temporarily ‘own’ that horse ahead of the auction stage.

2. The Auction

Following the ticket draw, we get down to the business of the auction.

Each horse will be auctioned; anyone can bid on any horse during the auction! This is where the fun really starts.

After the hammer falls on each runner:

·      50 per cent of the sale price goes to the person who drew that horse in the ticket draw; and

·      The remaining 50 percent goes into the ever-growing prize pool

This means that if you drew a horse in the ticket draw and are the highest bidder for that horse in the auction, you will pay only 50% of the auction price to retain that runner.

Successful bidders must pay for their horse on the night – cash and EFTPOS facilities will be available.

The highest bidder in the auction stage becomes the ‘new & final owner’ of that horse.

 3. After the race is run

The total prize pool is therefore made up of the starting pool (ticket sales) plus 50% of the money raised through the horse auction, less 10% to be donated to our charity beneficiaries on the night.

The prize money is divided up as follows (after correct weight):

1st place – 60%; 2nd place – 22%; 3rd place – 13%; Last place – 5%






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