Best of Back Valley on offer at Yabbie Cup fundraiser this Sunday

Best of Back Valley Big Bushfire BBQ: Victor Harbor councillor Bryan Littlely holds up a yabbie to be used in Sunday's bushfire fundraising event.
Best of Back Valley Big Bushfire BBQ: Victor Harbor councillor Bryan Littlely holds up a yabbie to be used in Sunday's bushfire fundraising event.

The Best of Back Valley Big Bushfire BBQ and Yabbie Cup is set to draw a crowd this Sunday, with something on offer for the whole family.

Entry is free, with festivities kicking off from 11am at Encounter Bay Oval.

All funds raised are to be donated to the KI Mayoral Fund and local CFS brigades to assist their efforts.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs and picnic rugs, as well as plates and cutlery, to save on event costs and prevent unnecessary waste.

A huge range of food will be on offer for the unbeatable price of $5 a plate. Options include low and slow cooked beef, lamb and pork, as well as burgers, smoked salmon and squid.

Salads and sides will also be available alongside a delicious potato bake competition. A dessert stand will also complement the catering, along with a coffee stall and fully licensed bar.

Kids entertainment includes a petting zoo, bouncy castle, face painter, kids games and entertainment, including the Granite Community Band.

Community Spirit: Bryan Littlely and Andrew Hill promoting Sunday's fundraiser. To get involved, volunteer or donate, text Bryan via: 0419 405 706

Community Spirit: Bryan Littlely and Andrew Hill promoting Sunday's fundraiser. To get involved, volunteer or donate, text Bryan via: 0419 405 706

The highlight of the day will be the Yabbie Cup. All comers will have a chance to participate with yabbies for racing still available to businesses wanting to get involved at a price of $100 yabbie, or $200 for individuals.

A raffle and auction items to the value of $5000 including a Thermomix as main prize and VIP tickets to KI New Shoots Music Festival in April, are also up for grabs.

"This event shows the strength of our community to come together for a good cause," said City of Victor Harbor councillor and event organiser Bryan Littlely.

"There's been no outlay to stage this event, with everything donated, goods and people's time, giving us a great opportunity to raise plenty of funds for good causes on Sunday."