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North Queensland Tourism and Events Awards - Finalist

The North Queensland Tourism and Events Awards recognise the people, places, organisations and events that have gone above and beyond to offer superior tourism experiences for visitors in the Townsville North Queensland region.

The Cowboys v Broncos home game blockbuster has been selected as a Finalist in the Best Major Event – Over 5000 Attendees: People’s Choice category in the 2021 awards.

The Best Major Event – Over 5000 Attendees recognises events that enhance the profile and appeal of Townsville North Queensland, attract over 5,000 visitors and create a significant economic impact for the destination.

The most anticipated home game clash of the season saw a total of 22,222 patrons walk through the gates at Queensland Country Bank Stadium on 8 May 2021. The Cowboys retained the XXXX Derby champion title with a thrilling 1 point-victory off the back of a Holmes field goal.

To vote for the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys v Broncos home game head over to the Visit Townsville North Queensland Facebook page to cast your vote! Every person who votes goes in the draw to win a $500 Holiday Voucher on

Voting closes Monday 6 September. 


Acknowledgement of Country

North Queensland Cowboys respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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