What are the Showgirl Awards?
The Queensland Country Life Showgirl Awards hosted by Queensland Ag Shows (Showgirl Awards) is a leadership program for all young women engaged in their communities and the agricultural show movement in Queensland. The aim of the Showgirl Awards is to ‘Recognise, Develop and Celebrate Young Female Leaders in our Communities’. The Showgirl Awards allows agricultural shows to engage young women in their communities to develop their leadership skills and confidence to continue their involvement in, and representation of, their agricultural show.
The Queensland Country Life Showgirl Awards has continued to develop since its inception in 1983. Personality, confidence and leadership qualities; ambitions and goals; general knowledge; contextual agricultural knowledge; agricultural show knowledge, insight and commitment; community participation; presentation and public speaking skills are key when selecting a Showgirl.
The winning Showgirl of a Local Show Society is selected by a panel of preferably three judges who are nominated by the local Show Society or Showgirl Coordinator of that Society. It is recommended to Societies that these judges are from outside the district and consist of two females and one male however this is not mandatory. The Showgirl retains the role for one year until the next Show and could perform various tasks which could include opening the Show, public speaking throughout the year, presenting prizes for winners in agricultural events, assisting in organising the next Showgirl Competition for the following year’s show and encouraging entry by speaking with potential candidates.
If you are interested in being part of the Callide Valley Show’s next Showgirl Awards, please contact the Show Office.
(Source: Queensland Ag Shows website)
Fri & Sat: 8am – late
Biloela Showgrounds, Auburn Street Biloela Qld 4715
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