Queensland Country Life Showgirl Awards

Recognising, Developing and Celebrating Young Female Leaders in our Communities

The Queensland Country Life Showgirl Awards, hosted by Queensland Ag Shows, is an Awards program that engages young women from across Queensland communities to develop their leadership and confidence to continue their involvement and representation in their local agricultural show. The Showgirl Awards program seeks to recognise, develop and celebrate young female leaders in our communities.

Participants in renewed tradition that is the Queensland Country Life Showgirl Awards, engage in personal and professional development at all level of the Awards.  

Who can apply?

The Queensland Country Life Showgirl Awards program is open to young women from the inclusive ages of 18 to 28 who have a close affiliation with a Queensland Agricultural Show. There are no other restrictions on entry to the Awards program.

The Queensland Country Life Showgirl Awards program is an excellent opportunity for young Queensland women to become more involved in their local show and community. For more information on entry to The Queensland Country Life Showgirl Awards program, click the following link (link to downloadable document for entrants)

How do I apply?

Initially contact your local show society secretary to find out about more details regarding the local Showgirl Awards program, click the following link for contact detail of relevant show society secretaries.  

The local Awards program is conducted entirely by the individual show society which maybe undertaken before or during the show. The event hosted by the show society maybe in the form of a less formal morning or afternoon tea or luncheon, to a more formal night time event such as a dinner or ball. At these event entrants undertake a interview process and it is encouraged that an entrants accepts the opportunity to speak publicly to the gathering.

The winner of the Showgirl Awards at a local agricultural show will be given the opportunity to represent their show at the Sub Chamber (regional finals).


Local Showgirl Selection

Entrants can be selected in the year of the state finals or for shows that are after August entrants can have been selected in the year previously.

Sub-chamber Selection

Entrants undertake a judging process including an interview and public speaking opportunity.

Successful entrant must complete state finalist paperwork as soon after their sub chamber selection to ensure easy of State Finals preparations by state committee.

State Finals – held in conjunction with the Ekka (under normal circumstances)

Entrants to make their way to Brisbane to The View Hotel to undertake The Queensland Country Life Showgirl Awards program. Entrants participate in a variety of functions and events including Government House, Parliament House as well as many other personal and professional development opportunities. Hosted at View Hotel, Brisbane

Sub Chamber Final Dates

Sub Chamber



Contact Details


19 June 2022



Central & North West




Central Highlands

18 June 2022



Darling Downs

26 March 2022


Adele Saville – 0409809498 – amsaville@hotmail.com

Near North Coast

25 June 2022


Ellie O’Hara – 0447009449 – ellie.stephens92@gmail.com

North Queensland




South Burnett




South East Queensland

23 April 2022


David Wilson – 0409131197 – david.wilson@talanagroup.com.au

South West Queensland

25 June 2022



West Moreton & Brisbane Valley




Central Queensland




Congratulations to the 2021 Qld State Finalists

NameShow & Sub Chamber Details
Chloe LanhamMaleny Show Society, Near North Coast Sub Chamber
Paige SchofieldCairns Show Society, North Queensland Sub Chamber
Paige CaldwellBell Show Society, Darling Downs Sub Chamber
Brittany Kugel (Winner)Mundubbera Show Society, Burnett Sub Chamber
Jacinta RockemerGoomeri Show Society, South Burnett Sub Chamber
Caitlyn HesterBeaudesert Show Society, South East Sub Chamber
Bridget WebsterGatton Show Society, Brisbane Valley West Moreton Sub Chamber
Cheneya Vetter (Runner Up)Charleville Show Society, South West Sub Chamber
Josie DahtlerSarina Show Society, Central Queensland Sub Chamber
Meg GroganCapella Show Society, Central Highlands Sub Chamber
Chloe JohnstonMt Isa Show Society, Central and North West Sub Chamber

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