COVID-19: World Speckle Park Congress 2021 event postponed

Postponed: Speckle Park International chairman Wayne Munt said due to uncertainty around recovery from the pandemic it was unclear when the forum would now be held. Photo: Supplied.
Postponed: Speckle Park International chairman Wayne Munt said due to uncertainty around recovery from the pandemic it was unclear when the forum would now be held. Photo: Supplied.

The ongoing uncertainty of the current health crisis has resulted in yet another event having to be postponed.

On May 21, Speckle Park International (SPI) announced that its decision to postpone the breed's World Speckle Park Congress, with a new date yet to decided .

The event was originally scheduled to be held in conjunction with the 2021 Sydney Royal Show.

The Speckle Park breed will remain as Feature Breed of the 2021 Sydney Royal Show, and there will be an elite Speckle Park sale, youth events, and a Speckle Park feature steer competition with significant cash prizes.

Speckle Park International chairman Wayne Munt said due to uncertainty around recovery from the pandemic and resumption of international travel, it was unclear when the World Speckle Park Forum would now be held.

"We are looking forward to having the global Speckle Park community come together for the World Speckle Park Congress, with significant participation from Canadians and New Zealanders," Mr Munt said.

"This has been a difficult however prudent decision to ensure the efforts of organisers, and sponsorship support is rewarded through maximum participation in the event.

"Speckle Park International is grateful for the hard work already completed by the SPI World Congress Sub-Committee, and look forward to our breed benefiting from their contribution when the World Speckle Park Congress proceeds."

For more information about Speckle Park International (SPI), contact (02) 6773 3056, or visit www.specklepark.org

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