Five hundred riders will saddle up for the Australian Barrel Horse Association State Championships this weekend at CQLX in Gracemere. Photo: JEM Photography
Five hundred riders will saddle up for the Australian Barrel Horse Association State Championships this weekend at CQLX in Gracemere. Photo: JEM Photography

What’s on around the grounds this weekend

Barrel racing

8am Saturday and Sunday: Australian Barrel Horse Association Queensland Championships, Central Queensland Livestock Exchange (CQLX), Gracemere

Swimming

8am Saturday: Beef City preparation meet, 2nd World War Memorial Aquatic Centre, Rockhampton

Cricket

Round 3 of the Frenchville Sports Club Capricorn Challenge

10am Saturday: The Glen v Capricorn Coast Parkana, Sun Valley Park, Gladstone

10am Saturday: Rockhampton Brothers v BITS, Rockhampton Cricket Grounds

Noon Saturday: Frenchville Falcons v Gracemere Bulls, Rockhampton Cricket Grounds

Speedway

3pm Saturday: McCosker Rocky Speedway’s Halloween Special Junior Sedan Piston Cup, Rockhampton Showgrounds

Basketball

Round 4 of the ConocoPhillips CQ Cup

Women

6pm Saturday: Rockhampton Cyclones v Gladstone Port City Power, Adani Arena, Rockhampton

1pm Sunday: Gladstone Port City Power v Bundaberg Bears, Kev Broome Stadium, Gladstone

Men

8pm Saturday: Rockhampton Rockets v Gladstone Port City Power, Adani Arena, Rockhampton

3pm Sunday: Gladstone Port City Power v Bundaberg Bulls, Kev Broome Stadium, Gladstone

Football

CQ Premier League Division 2 preliminary final

5pm Saturday: Bluebirds United v Berserker Southside, Webber Park, Rockhampton

CQ Premier League Division 1 preliminary final

7pm Saturday: Bluebirds United v Central, Webber Park Rockhampton

Golf

Round 1 of the Keppel Zone men’s pennants

11.30am Sunday: Yeppoon versus Rockhampton, Yeppoon Golf Club

11.30am Sunday: Emu Park versus North Rockhampton, Emu Park Golf Club