Paul Bowman Challenge

Start date: 17 Sep 2022 / End date: 18 Sep 2022

333 Crystalbrook Road, Proserpine 4800


The Paul Bowman Challenge is a two-day Under 9 carnival promoted with the emphasis being on participation, good sportsmanship and encouragement.

Proserpine will come alive with 70 teams from all over Queensland joining in on the Paul Bowman Challenge weekend. Being an under 9’s carnival the focus is on the kids having fun. They welcome all to come and enjoy the vibe of this magnificent event.

Named in honour of former Proserpine Junior Rugby League player, Paul Bowman is a legend of the game having played 203 games for the Cowboys between 1995 and 2007. “Bear” as he is affectionately known, captained the NQ Cowboys and represented Queensland on 12 occasions in the State of Origin.

Co-ordinated by Proserpine/Whitsunday Junior Rugby League (PWJRL) held in the Whitsundays each September.