2023/24 Velvet & HA Competitions | Issue 193

Oct 17, 2023

Organised by local DFA branches, a lot of work goes on behind the scenes so please support these events. The competitions are sure to be great events and the perfect opportunity to catch up with those you've not seen in awhile.

All competitions that we are aware of have been listed below. Please click through on the event for more information. If your competition isn't listed or details need to be changed, please get in touch via

NOV 2023

Date Event Contact
Tuesday 14 Hawkes Bay Velvet Competition, Hastings Evan Potter (HB DFA Chair) or 027 352 8874
Friday 24 SCNO Velvet & Hard Antler Competition, Timaru Brad Travers or 021 244 2265
Saturday 25 North Island Velvet Competition, Fielding Craig Hocken
027 457 6366 or


DEC 2023

Date Event Contact
Thursday 7 - Friday 8 41st National Velvet & Trophy Competition Jane Campbell: Coordinator
027 347 8926 or
Bruce Paterson: Competition Chairman
027 344 3629


FEB 2024

Date Event Contact
Friday 2 - Saturday 3 EWSNZ Velvet Competition, Cromwell Grant Hasse


MAR 2024

Date Event Contact
Saturday 9  Rising Stars, Te Awamutu Helen Clarke or 07 873 2785


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