Snap those kelpies

Get snapping; the Kelpie Muster photography competition is on again

GET SNAPPING: One of the Kelpies, photographed during the annual Muster.

GET SNAPPING: One of the Kelpies, photographed during the annual Muster.


COVID-19 hasn't stopped the annual Casterton Kelpie Muster Photography competition.


It's time to get snapping, the Casterton Kelpie Association has adapted to the coronavirus pandemic, by holding this year's photographic competition online.

While the annual Kelpie Muster, due to have been held over the Queens's Birthday weekend, has been postponed until October, the photography competion will still go ahead.

The Casterton Kelpie Association president Karen Stephens said the annual muster would now be held on Saturday October 24 and Sunday October 25.

"We are proud to have Fox & Lillie Rural sponsoring the photography competition again this year, and encourage everyone to get clicking, have some fun and show us your amazing photography skill," Ms Stephens said.

The competition includes two sections and the photo must be taken by the nominated entrant:

16 years & under section:

Favourite Kelpie Festival photo

Best Dressed Kelpie/s

Kelpie in Isolation

Adult section:

Favourite Kelpie Festival

Favourite Casterton Working Dog Auction

Kelpie Working in Isolation

The annual Australian Kelpie Muster has become an iconic annual event, attracting breeders and visitors from all around Australia.

To enter the 2020 Online Australian Kelpie Muster Photography Competition, please contact for further details and an entry form.

The competition closes June 5, at 5pm.

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