National competition

Put your most stylish foot forward in Australia’s most prestigious fashion competition.

Put your most stylish foot forward in Australia’s most prestigious fashion competition.

The Melbourne Cup Carnival fashion competition has long stood at the pinnacle of Australia’s fashion calendar.

2020 Mens National Competition:

Winner - Sherlon Garbo (NT)
Runner-up - Oliver Kabongo (NSW)
Second runner-up - David Galea (VIC)

2020 Womens National Competition:

Winner - Christine Speilmann (NT)
Runner-up - Annabel Davy (WA)
Second runner-up - Kelli Odell (NSW)

In 2020, the Myer Fashions on your Front Lawn competition has opened up to include all states and territories across Australia as well as introducing the Mens Racewear category at a National Competition level.

Please note:

Each contestant is able to enter the competition a maximum of 4 times over the duration of the competition period for the state or territory that they reside in.
You can enter any day/time during the competition period.
You are only able to win for the state or territory that you reside in.
The competition is open to Australian residents only.
At the conclusion of the competition, a panel of industry professional judges will select a National Finalist for Mens and Womens Racewear from each state or territory.

This year, the National Final will be virtual with the winner of the 2020 Myer Fashions on your Front Lawn National Final for Mens and Womens Racewear announced via a live cross with our broadcast partner Network 10.

For more information on the competition, please view the terms and conditions below.

Entries open 9:00am AEDT Saturday 12th September 2020
Entries close for residents of the ACT, NT, SA, TAS & WA 11:59pm AEDT Saturday 10th October 2020
Entries close for residents of NSW, QLD & VIC 11:59pm AEDT Saturday 17th October 2020

Contestants must fulfil the following criteria, and acknowledge that they understand and agree to abide by the criteria in order to enter the competition:

  • Contestants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Contestants and/or their outfits are not permitted to promote commercially a brand, store or designer.
  • Contestants must not receive any compensation from a third party for participating in this competition.
  • Contestants must have appropriate headwear to complement their racewear in order to enter (women only).
  • All prizes awarded to the contestant must remain the property of the contestant and are not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash.
  • Contestants are not permitted to alter or add to their outfit in any way from the beginning until the end of the competition (including the National Final).
  • For more information on the eligibility, please view the terms and conditions below.

A panel of judges will base their votes on the following criteria:

  • Style and originality.
  • Appropriateness of the outfit for the Melbourne Cup Carnival and the individual.
  • Attention to detail with accessories.
  • Understanding and interpretation of the current fashion trends.
  • Grooming and deportment.
  • Suitability of the outfit for the race day.

National Competition

The 2020 Myer Fashions on your Front Lawn National Finalist for each state or territory for Womens and Mens Racewear will each receive:

  • A Myer gift card to the value of $1,000.
  • An Antler luggage voucher to the value of $750.

National Final

The 2020 Myer Fashions on your Front Lawn National Winners for Womens and Mens Racewear will each receive:

Winner:

  • A Lexus UX250h 2WD Sports Luxury + EP driveway valued at $70,070.
  • A money can’t buy 2021 Melbourne Cup Carnival experience for two including return flights, four nights’ accommodation at Sofitel Melbourne On Collins, dining in
  • The Club Stand’s premium restaurant The Byerley on Lexus Melbourne Cup Day and hospitality in the Myer Fashions on the Field Enclosure on Kennedy Oaks Day valued at $7,000.
  • A Myer gift card to the value of $3,500.
  • A TCL TV package valued at $3,000.
    An Antler luggage voucher to the value of $1,000.

Runner-Up:

  • A TCL TV package valued at $2,000.
  • Two night’s accommodation for two people in a classic king room at Sofitel Melbourne On Collins, valued at $1,200.
  • A Myer gift card to the value of $1,000.
  • An Antler luggage voucher to the value of $750.

Second Runner-Up:

  • Two night’s accommodation for two people in a classic king room at Sofitel Melbourne On Collins, valued at $1,200.
  • A TCL TV package valued at $1,000.
  • A Myer gift card to the value of $500.
  • An Antler luggage voucher to the value of $500.