Redcliffe Showgrounds

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Redcliffe Showgrounds
Location Scarborough Road, Redcliffe, Queensland
Coordinates 27°13′32″S 153°6′29″E / 27.22556°S 153.10806°E / -27.22556; 153.10806Coordinates: 27°13′32″S 153°6′29″E / 27.22556°S 153.10806°E / -27.22556; 153.10806
Owner Moreton Bay Regional Council
Capacity 1,800
Surface Grass

The Redcliffe Showgrounds is a showground in Redcliffe, Queensland for the annual Redcliffe Show the June holidays. Whilst the show isn't on, it is home to the Redcliffe Darts club, Redcliffe Bingo[1] as well as PCYC Over 35 soccer club.[2] It used to be the main field for the Redcliffe Dolphins up until 1982 before the club moved to Dolphin Oval, but still serves as a training ground.[3]

Prior to 2004, the Redcliffe Padres Baseball Club had called the Redcliffe Showgrounds home for 12 years, taking advantage of the great floodlighting facilities. In 2004, the club moved to the recently built field at Talobilla Park in Kippa-Ring.

There is a 'live in' caretaker on the showgrounds that assists in maintaining the grounds and offering some security. There have been a succession of caretakers to these grounds and one in particular, Stanley Carroll, was well liked by visitors, sideshow vendors and management.

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