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Port Lincoln’s Community Bank, Bendigo Bank has committed to a 3 year sponsorship deal with Port Lincoln Tunarama Inc worth $105,000, showing its ongoing support for the Tunarama Festival.
The sponsorship funding will provide $35,000 per year over the next three years and Bendigo Bank will be the naming rights sponsor of the Festival which will be known as the Bendigo Bank Tunarama Festival. This is an important contribution to the Festival that costs on average $280,000 to put on each year. Port Lincoln Tunarama Inc is a not for profit organisation and committee rely on sponsorships and grants plus fundraising throughout the year to be able to present Tunarama as a… Continue reading »
All are welcome to attend the 2019 Tunarama Ambassador Quest Sashing Event to be held Sunday 19th August 2018 from 2pm – 5pm at the Port Lincoln Hotel. Tickets are $30 pp available from the Tunarama Office, 8 King Street Port Lincoln, phone (08) 86821300.
We have 7 entrants signed up for the 2019 Quest and they will be formally introduced and receivetheir sponsors sashes at the event.
Entrants for the 2019 Tunarama Ambassador Quest are:
Miss National Pharmacies Jessica Smith, fundraising for the Royal Flying Doctors Service
Miss Dempsey’s Saddlery and Feed Supplies Sara Bennett, fundraising for Port Lincoln RSPCA
Miss Priceline Rhianna Cherini, fundraising for Centacare Catholic… Continue reading »
Applications for the 2019 Tunarama Ambassador Quest are NOW OPEN!
The Tunarama Ambassador Quest is a platform for personal development, where entrants can experience an increase in personal growth and confidence, while making a meaningful and positive impact in the community. Throughout the quest each entrant raises funds for their chosen charitiy or not-for-profit organisation based within the Eyre Peninsula of South Australia.
One entrant will be chosen as the Ambassador to represent the Tunarama Festival and Port Lincoln at various events over the following year.
For more information on becoming a quest entrant, sponsor or fundraising recipient, please download the 2019 Quest Information… Continue reading »
The 2018 Tunarama Festival brought approximately 3 million dollars into the region for the 3-day event, including $1,234,910 in Port Lincoln and $1,280,100 to the Eyre Peninsula. This confirms that the economic benefit alone is substantial in stimulating business, growth, and employment opportunities across a broad spectrum of accommodation facilities, food and beverage outlets, tourism-based operators and many other affiliated business, suppliers, and contractors.
The Tunarama Festival is a showcase event for the region and its produce. Tunarama has always created a peak visitation rate, and a very good return visitation rate. The committee are now seeking to transform that visitation into… Continue reading »
We are so proud of our 2018 Ambassador Quest Entrants, donating $51K to local charities!
Did you know that our Quest Entrants have raised over 1,000,000 in the past 10 years towards local not-for-profit charities and community projects?
If you are interested in joining the 2019 Quest please visit our quest page for more information www.tunarama.net/tunarama-ambassador-quest
See more on the 2018 Tunarama Ambassador Quest Entrants
What a great turnout for 2018 Tunarama Festival! Most of our competitor events were completely filled, which is not surprising with free entry and big cash prizes on offer!
All of the event results have now been entered and you can find them here: 2018 Event Results
Thank you to all of you who participated. We look forward to seeing you all again next year!
The 2018 Port Lincoln Community Bank Tunarama Festival starts 12:00pm Thursday 25th til 3pm Sunday 28th January 2018
A detailed line listing or easy to read, day at a glance version of the programme can be found here:
Programme Line Listing 2018
2018 TUNARAMA PROGRAMME
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Please check the Entertainment page for up-to-date info on SGKP’S Eyre Square performances and the Children’s area -Mad Hatter’s Garden.
Information on competitions held over the Festival can be found on our Competitions page Read more»
Tickets for the premium events to be held over the 2018 Port Lincoln Community Bank Tunarama Festival are on sale now through SA Tickets
Thursday 25th January
Festival will open at 6pm
Best of Eyre Dinner – Seafood Extravaganza
Saturday 27th January
Graze – Food and VIP Firework event 7pm
Followed by Soul Gypsy & Boho Blues
The Tunarama Festival has a lot of great opportunities for community members to be involved in its fun activities, and gain valuable experiences. It is a great opportunity for young people to learn some new skills. If you have some time available to give to this great initiative we would love to hear from you. We are seeking registrations into our group to assist in presenting Port Lincoln’s best event to visitors and locals as they enjoy our competitions and displays.
Please contact Carolyne on 0438937136 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information before Friday 29th September.
Come along and meet the Tunarama Ambassador Quest Entrants for 2018!
Sashing of the 2018 Tunarama Ambassador Quest Entrants will be held at the Boston Bay Winery Sunday 10th September starting at 3pm.
Tickets are $30 with a sparkling on arrival, light afternoon tea catering by Tony Ford, MC is Emma Pedler and entertainment by Paul Backman. Bar facilities will be available.
A massive thank you to MGA insurance, Aussie Aluminium, Boston Bay Wines and Golden Sable for supporting this event. Tickets are available from the Tunarama office on King Street Mon/Tuesday between 9am and 3pm or by calling 86821300 or 0417373249 to reserve your tickets. Read more»