Search for our showgirl of 2012

RACE IN THREE: Danielle Wilkins, Chantel Phillips and Courtney Foster are hoping to be the next Miss Showgirl. Photo: Sarah Harvey
RACE IN THREE: Danielle Wilkins, Chantel Phillips and Courtney Foster are hoping to be the next Miss Showgirl. Photo: Sarah Harvey

THE search for this year's Ipswich showgirl has come down to three participants.

Courtney Foster, Chantel Phillips and Danielle Wilkins will this weekend compete to represent the city at statewide showgirl competitions and potentially representing Queensland at the national competition this year held in Adelaide.

The winning girl will also be at the Ipswich Show presenting sashes and ribbons to exhibitors.

Despite only just being off crutches, a leg injury won't stop Ms Foster from taking part in the weekend's activities.

"I'm only just walking without crutches now after my horse fell on me," she said.

"I'll definitely still be taking part in the showgirl competition though."

A first-time entrant, Ms Foster said she had overcome nerves.

"It was a little overwhelming to begin with, but as it's getting closer I'm feeling a lot better about it."

Fellow first time competitor Chantel Phillips said the competition was chance to represent her city.

"It's a really great opportunity to represent Ipswich, first at the show and then at the other competitions," she said.

The three will take part in interviews with the competition's judges at the Ipswich show ball on Saturday night.

At the dinner they will discuss a range of topics with the judges before awaiting the final decision on the winner at the end of the evening.

Alongside the winning showgirl will be the show prince and princess as well as junior prince and princess, show queen and show matron. The ball will be held from 6.30pm on Saturday at the Showplace Reception Centre at the showgrounds.

The Ipswich Show will be held from Friday, May 18, through to Sunday, May 20.

Show facts

The Ipswich Show Society is almost 150 years old, being founded in 1866.

Along with produce, exhibits and ring events the Ipswich Show will also feature a Ute Competition, Young Talent show and a pet parade.

Topics:  chantel phillips, courtney foster, danielle wilkins, ipswich show society, national competition, showgirl




Local Real Estate

finda logo
Featured Real Estate
CALLING ALL INVESTORS! ... $307,500
House 3 1 2
LOOK FORWARD TO COMING... $307,000
House 4 2 2
COLONIAL - CLOSE TO THE... $309,000
House 4 1 3
DEFY THE MYTH ABOUT... Offers over...
House 3 1 2

Featured Jobs

finda logo

Ipswich jobs listed daily


Featured Jobs
Diploma Qualified... Sadliers Crossing Full Time


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Great Gardening...

Win a $500 gardening gift voucher
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Post an ad from $30
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

View today's ePaper!

Read the digital edition
Learn More

Horoscopes

Libra

No one can cramp your style today as the Moon and Mars indicate a strong drive to get mobile and physical. This is advisable. Someone is...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save