Maffra Show in pictures By Kellie Scott, Davyd Reid and David Braithwaite Oct. 30, 2012, 9:58 a.m. THE 2012 Maffra Show has been hailed a success, with gate numbers 35 per cent higher than last year. Here is a selection of photos from the event. Maffra Show in pictures The Maffra Show featured a variety of attractions.Local students take at look at a CFA tanker.Members of the Maffra CFA Trevor O'Neill, Corry Nikolajew and John Carr.Mason Johnson, Gormandale, with one of his entries in the poultry shed at the Maffra Show.Daniel Neaves finished second in the four to six years calf rearing competition with his calf Matilda.Place-getters in the seven to 10 years calf rearing competition, (from left) fourth place Tim Morgan, third place Bridget Gallagher, second place Ryan Phelan and first place Will Osborn.Tom Osborn, of Orbost, took out the 15 to 25 years showmanship.Michael Smyth, Lilly Saunders, Jamison Elliott and Chris Troiano get up close with snakes, frogs, lizards and crocodiles at the Maffra Show.Boisdale Consolidated School master chefs take in a demonstration from celebrity chef Outback Matty. Pictured from left Connor Bridgman, Phoebe Bridgman, Rhiannon Miller, Tyler Bridgman and William Blackman.Maurice Gunnelson from the Gippsland Woodcraft Group.Magician Terry McSweeney performs a magic trick with Blake Rowley.Jess Earsman, Georgia Jorjeana and Taylor Earsman craft at the UnitingCare Gippsland stand.Murray Goulburn offered taste testing of its products at the Maffra Show. Pictured from left Gregor Allen, Alison Tewierik, Mark Jago and Tim Cross.Beef cattle judging at the Maffra Show.Beef cattle judging at the Maffra Show.Chainsaw carving at the Maffra Show.Zorbing was popular at the Maffra Show.Outback Matty receives some assistance from "Manuel" (played by Steve Dwyer) during a cooking demonstration at the Maffra Show.The chips were flying during the woodchop competition at the Maffra Show.Deputy Premier Peter Ryan officially opened the Jack Williamson Memorial Arena during the Maffra Show.Deputy Premier Peter Ryan officially opened the Jack Williamson Memorial Arena during the Maffra Show. Mr Ryan is pictured with Jack's widow Nancy.Ainslie Robertson competing in the showjumping at the Maffra Show.Emily Hill competing on Marina Comet in the showjumping at the Maffra Show.Courtney Shears competing in the showjumping at the Maffra Show.TweetFacebook of ╳exitTHE 2012 Maffra Show has been hailed a success, with gate numbers 35 per cent higher than last year. Here is a selection of photos from the event.