If you notice dozens of golf carts being trucked into Launceston next month, you'll know something big is happening around the region's golf courses.
More than 460 golfers and their partners - the vast bulk of them from interstate - are heading to Launceston for the Australian Veteran Golf Championship from November 11-15.
It's a massive opportunity to show off the region - with 88 per cent of the visitors from interstate and here for at least the week of the championship - as well as a massive logistical operation for organisers.
The championship is hosted by the Tasmanian Veteran Golfers Union and played on three Launceston golf courses.
Each day of the event - which launches with a registration and information session at Country Club Tasmania on Sunday, November 10 - competitors will rotate around the Country Club, Riverside and Launceston courses through the week.
Moving all those players and their equipment around is just one of the challenges for tournament director Phillip Atkins and the committee.
"To help, each club is recruiting up to 50 volunteers to help handle the various tasks," he said.
"Some of those volunteers will be starting at 6am each day to ensure golf clubs and other equipment is unloaded and ready for that day's round.
"Some volunteers will be there to greet players and hand out cards when they arrive while others will guide players to the relevant hole for their tee-off time.
"We even had to hire up to 40 golf carts from interstate to boost the numbers we had available locally.''
Every state and territory will be represented. West Australians, with the most distance to cover, will still be here in force, with about 100 players.
Competition will start on the Remembrance Day Monday, with three rounds of the championship proper running from Tuesday, November 12 to Friday, November 15.
A "rest day" has been scheduled on the Wednesday, but even that includes a tour in the North-East and a golf tour to Barnbougle Dunes and Lost Farm near Bridport.
A gala presentation dinner at the Tailrace Centre at Riverside on the Friday night wraps up the event.
Sponsor support means the region will be able to capitalise on the big visitor influx.
For example, the welcome event on November 10 will include a City of Launceston Visitor Information Booth to highlight the area's various attractions as well as a chance for visitors to sample Tasmanian produce.
There will also be four days of organised activities for the dozens of visiting partners to showcase the region.