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Event FAQs

willowglen challenge 4wd competition event faqs

Whether you are looking to compete or you are just coming to watch, there are always questions.  


Here are some of the frequently asked questions about our event. If you still have any queries, simply email your enquiry to challenge@tlcc.com.au and we will be happy to help.

All drivers, navigators and team managers need to be members of the Cross Country Driver's Association. You can download an application form and pay online at the CCDA website http://ccda4wd.com.au  ~ 

Yes, however the team must act independently of each other i.e. must have separate team managers, drivers and navigators.  Substituting of members between the two teams is not permitted.

We would love you to! Ample designated camping sites and toilets will be established for the weekend. We ask you to leave pets, fireworks, pyrotechnics, firearms and other crowd disturbing items at home. We also ask that you follow our instructions on the Club land particularly in relation to fire bans, restricted areas and in particular signage relating to driving and walking tracks. Gates open midday on Friday.

Event Facilities include ~

  • 2WD Access
  • Camping onsite
  • No power or water
  • Toilets onsite
  • Campfires (regulations permitting)
  • BBQ food, snacks and drinks on sale
  • Cash only (no credit cards)
  • No pets or glass allowed

Each year, during the Willowglen Challenge, the Club holds a raffle. This is a really good raffle, and the odds of winning a prize are very good.

The raffle tickets are $3.00, 2 tickets for $5.00, 4 tickets for $10.00 or in books of 25 for $50.00.

You have the opportunity to buy tickets and win a good prize, (and support the Club) even if you can’t attend the Challenge.

If you would like tickets for yourself, or are able to do your bit to help out by selling tickets to work mates or friends etc., please let me know by email (challenge@tlcc.com.au) and I will post some to you.

Payment can be made by direct deposit into the Club’s bank account

Account Name: Toyota Land Cruiser Club of Australia Account No: 054483010 BSB: 112 879

** Please be sure to include your full name, telephone number and your Club Membership Number.

Please also send an email to me letting me know that you have deposited some money for Raffle Tickets, and the name you would like on the tickets.

I will write out the tickets for you, put the stubs in the barrel, and post the tickets to you. Alternatively I can send books of tickets for you to sell.

The raffle will be drawn on the final day of the Challenge, Sunday 6th October.

If you need any further info email challenge@tlcc.com.au

In order to compete you must be a member of a registered 4WD club.

Applications for the 2019 running of the Willowglen 4X4 Challenge are now open.

Team entries will close on 23 August 2019. Team entry is not automatic. Competitor numbers will be limited to ensure the event can be managed successfully. 

Successful teams will be notified by the end of August 2019.  

The following links will provide you with information and the forms your team is required to complete.
Important Information for Team Managers
Competitor Application Form
Willowglen Challenge Announcement Form
Willowglen Challenge Rule Book
CCDA Manual of Four Wheel Drive Motor Sport
Team Manager Checklist
Verification Information
TLCC Waiver Form (For Information only, Waiver is required to be signed at Willowglen)
Willowglen Challenge Flyer (Coming soon)

Your team entry must be accompanied by the Competitor Entry Fee

In order to compete, you must be a member of a registered 4WD club and be able to assemble a team. Team entries are now open and will close 23 August 2019. Go to our 'How do I Enter' page for more information.

You can email your question to challenge@tlcc.com.au 

Absolutely, like many of the registered clubs, TLCC is a family orientated club and as a result will host a fun-filled family orientated weekend.

Only if you are a member of TLCC – But that’s easy and there are loads of other advantages as well. To find out more check out the membership page or email membership@tlcc.com.au for any further information.

That’s a great question and more importantly, can they do it again. Take a look at the previous years' results to see which team is the one to beat.

Everything you need to make the weekend comfortable including your own drinking water. There is no water on the Willowglen Property and no power. During the event, food & drinks will be sold by the local Tarago Sporting Association (TSA) with all proceeds remaining in the local community. Toilets are onsite and campfires can be made (regulations permitting). Finally, help us keep Willowglen clean – Whatever you bring in with you – please take home with you. Garbage bags will be provided to you on entry to the property and will be throughout the competition areas.

Spectator’s tickets to the Willowglen 4x4 Challenge are available now online from $TBA for a day visit ticket or $TBA for a weekend ticket (including booking fee and transaction fee).  Click on the link.

Tickets are also available at the gate from midday on Friday 4th October 2019. Weekend camping passes are $TBA per person (cash only). Day tickets are $TBA per person (cash only). Children aged under 15 enter free if accompanied by a family adult.

Entry fee per competing vehicle is $240 (including the reserve vehicle if you choose to include one as part of your team). The fee includes entry to Willowglen for a driver & navigator and partners (4 people in all), your competition entry fees, and camping fees. The total fee payable for a team of 4 vehicles is $960. Entry fee is payable by cheque made out to “Toyota Land Cruiser Club of Australia”.

A team is made up of four vehicles each with a nominated Driver and a Navigator as well as a non-competing Team Manager. All team members must be members of the same registered 4WD club.

TLCC property ‘Willowglen’ is located near Tarago some 40 minutes south of Goulburn, NSW. On the weekend, direction signs are posted along the road giving directions to the Challenge from Tarago. Importantly, you don’t need a 4WD to get there. The property and car parks can be accessed by 2WD.

This is important from an Event Management perspective. It is essential that the Event Management has access to a representative (ie the Team Manager) of the club at all times during the competition. This is not possible if the Team Manager is a competitor.