Accommodation & Camping

Ballarat has many accommodation facilities in close proximity to the grounds. View accommodation options on the Visit Ballarat website.   

On-site Camping

Location: 107 Airport Road, Mitchell Park 

Pricing: 1 Site per Vehicle
Early Bird Pay before 29 February 2020 (expired)
Arrival date 25 March – 5 April $350 (whole stay)

Pay after 29 February 2020
Arrival date 25 March – 5 April            $50 per night

Please Note: Camping fees do not include Gate entry

One Camping site is defined as one of the following;
 Float/Vehicle
 Body Truck
 Semi-trailer
 Gooseneck
 Caravan/vehicle

For any further information regarding camping or entry to the grounds, please contact the Ballarat Polocrosse Club president, Lance Owen on 0428 362 783. If your enquiry is relating to the website or payment of camping, please use the contact form on the website. 

Only bookings paid in full will be confirmed. If you do not receive an email requesting to pay then
consider your booking confirmed.

Your booking details will be available at the entry to the Ballarat Polocrosse grounds and used for ‘check in’. 
From there you will be directed to your site.
Early Bird Bookings will be open until 29 February 2020. With all camping bookings to close on 13
March 2020.

If you have any questions please contact us

Fire Pits at Nationals

 Please note: Victoria is still under Fire Restrictions

 Fire Pits are allowed on days that are not declared Total Fire Ban Days

 All fires are to be lit in a properly constructed fireplace or in a trench at least 30 cm deep.

 Please note the following restrictions from CFA:

•             the wind is not more than 10km/h (this can be observed if leaves and small twigs are in constant motion)

•             the fire is lit in a properly-constructed fireplace or in a trench at least 30 centimetres deep

•             the area within a distance of 3 metres from the outer perimeters of the fire and the uppermost point of the fire is clear of flammable material

•             the fire does not occupy an area in excess of 1 square metre and the size and dimensions of solid fuel used are the minimum necessary for the purpose

•             A person is in attendance at all times while the fire is a light and has the capacity and means to extinguish the fire the fire is completely extinguished before the person leaves

 Total Fire Ban Days – All camp fires, fires for warmth or personal comfort are banned

Caravan hire – Ballarat Caravan hire, as at 21 January 2020, has 7 caravans available for hire for the week of Nationals. Wayne offers delivery and pick up straight to the Ballarat Polocrosse Grounds. 

View his range and contact Wayne to discuss your needs. 

Book On-site Camping Online

Entry to Grounds: Onsite camping sites will open on Wednesday 25 March 2020 from 8am. Earlier
entry dates can be negotiated. Please contact Lance Owen on 0428 362 783 to discuss.

Power: No powered Camping sites will be available. Generators are available from Coates Hire Ballarat, Bylsma Hire, Palmer Hire, Compliance Contracting, Kads Plant Hire, SFI Performax and Regional Contractors. Please mention the Polocrosse Nationals when making your booking.

All electrical extension leads and appliances must have current approval tags. Random checks will be
carried out and an electrician will be onsite should you need anything tagged.

Rubbish: Please place your rubbish in the bins provided which will be emptied daily. All camping
sites are to be kept in a tidy manner and left clean on departure.

Toilets & Showers: Toilets and Showers will be available on site in close proximity to the camping
areas.

 

Motorbikes and bikes – Please leave all Motorbikes and bikes at home. You will not be able to ride them around the grounds. If you require a motorbike for medical assistance, please let us know. 

Yards

Each state will be allocated a number of yards per team. 1 Horse Yard fee is included in your Player Fees

Players can build their own steel yards in specified areas that will be given to each state.
Additional horses will be charged $30 per week per yard.

To book additional yards please click here