Beef Week Queen contestants.
Beef Week Queen contestants. Tyson Yates

A Beef Week princess to become a Queen as festival kicks off

FOUR beautiful young ladies will grace the opening night stage of the 2015 NCMC Casino Beef Week on Saturday night in the hope of taking out the Beef Week Queen crown.

As the old cliché dictates, there can only be one winner and each contestant is in with an equal chance.

The official opening marks the beginning of the 10-day festival, jam-packed with fun family events and featuring the crowning of the Beef Week Queen.


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The opening ball and coronation will be held in the newly renovated Ball Room of the Casino RSM Club on Saturday.

After a delicious meal, guests can enjoy live entertainment from the band Radiostar playing until late.

Tickets to the ball are $60 each and available from the Casino RSM Club.

Beef Week this year celebrates its 33rd birthday.

This year's event features traditional favourites, such as:

  • Beef Week Cup horse and greyhound races
  • Breakfast with the Butchers (free)
  • Celebration of Fashion
  • Street Parade
  • Beef Meets Reef at Evans Head
  • Richmond Valley Council Family Fun Day
  • Cow pat lotto

There are new events such as the busking comp, NCMC Beef Expo and of course cattle in the main street.