FAQ's

What can I bring to the Roebourne Racecourse?

Guests may bring their own food but no alcohol or glass is permitted on course. All guests must have photo ID to receive an 18+ wristband to access the bar. Tables and chairs are also permitted but there are no spots for  shade structures unless prior arrangements are made with the committee.

Is there Eftpos facilities?

Entry fees must be paid in cash. Eftpos facilities are available within the course but we highly recommend bringing cash.

How much is entry?

General Entry at Ladies Day $20/ Ladies Special! $30/ Adult and $10/ Child (Under 18) and must be accompanied by an adult/ guardian. General Entry at Roebourne Cup Day $30/ Adult. No children permitted. Strictly 18+ event. (Infants permitted)

How do I become a member?

Each year the NWJC releases 400 memberships. These are available on our website www.nwjcroebourne.com.au until sold out. Collection of badges will be arranged upon confirmation of purchasing your membership. Postage can also be arranged for members who do not live in Karratha.

Membership entitles you to access the members area and facilities at the Roebourne racecourse, Members car park at the Roebourne racecourse and reciprocal entry rights for the 2016 season to all Port Hedland Turf Club race meetings.

What time is the event?

Gates open at 11am. Bar open at 12pm. Ladies Day gates will close by 6pm. Roebourne Cup Day gates will close by 7pm (after Two Up)

Are buses available to/ from the event?

Bus tickets can be purchased online for Ladies Day, Saturday 9 July and Roebourne Cup Day, Saturday 23 July.

Tickets are $25/ each return per event.

Ladies Day: Click Here to Book 

Roebourne Cup Day: Click Here to Book

Bus pickup point located at Welcome Road Karratha.

Bus will be departing strictly at 11.30am.

Multiple return bus transfers available between 5.30-6.30pm at the Members Carpark with drop off points location at Welcome Road, Leisureplex, Tambrey Oval and Baynton West Oval.

Seat are limited and tickets must be purchased by:

Ladies Day – Book by 1 July 2016

Roebourne Cup Day – Book by 15 July 2016

Onyx VIP guests must book via the Onyx website www.onyxevents.com.au

Bus transfers are also available for guests living in Point Samson and Wickham.

Onyx Events are taking bookings for the VIP Marquee which include VIP entry, entertainment, food and beverage at Roebourne Racecourse. Bus tickets can also be arranged. Bookings call 08 9185 6999 or visit the website www.onyxevents.com.au

How do I know what time the races will be held?

Purchase a racebook at the entrance gate or from the ticket counter for $5 to keep updated with all race day activites.

Is there food and drink available?

We will be offering a variety of food and non-alcoholic beverages for sale. The NWJC will have a variety of bars open in the Club house with a variety of light, midstrength and full strength alcohol. Drink tickets must be purchased from the Ticket desk. Bar attendants cannot accept cash over the bar.

Looking to become a food Vendor?

If you are a food vendor and would like to attend the Roebourne Races simply complete our Food Stall Application Form Download Here and submit to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Is there entertainment during the day?

Every year the NWJC co-ordinate Fashions on the Field on Ladies Day and Roebourne Cup Day.

If you would like to enter the Fashions on the Field competition please use the following as a guideline (insert link https://cdn.racing.com/~/media/vrc/pdf/2015-2016/members-brochures/vrc-members-style-guide-2015.pdf?la=en)

Our judges will be selecting entrants on the track so make sure you dress to impress!

How can I access photos?

Each racing season we will upload a variety of images from all four race meetings onto our Gallery and our Facebook Page.

How can I get involved with these events?

The NWJC produce four race meetings each year with the assistance of our dedicated committee members and local business sponsors. If you would like to join our Committee email your interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and attend our next Committee meeting. If you are a local business looking to support these community events email your interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

What other events are held in the Pilbara?

There are lots of local events and the City of Karratha have provided an Events Page for locals and visitors Find Out More Details. If you’re visiting the Pilbara to attend the Roebourne Races we encourage you to explore our great city and see what the Pilbara has to offer!