The Red Beret Hotel Cairns Cup Carnival Nautilus Aviation Fashions on the Field competitions are the prime showcase of Racewear in Far North Queensland.

Sashes are as hotly contested as the racing prizes with race goers competing to make a good impression and of course share in the amazing prizes. This year the ‘Lady of the Day’ winner will win $1000 cash on both the 4th & 11th. The total voucher prize pool will be over $10,000 over the Carnival.

The Club is excited to continue our strong relationship with Nautilus Aviation as the major Fashions on the Field sponsor for the Red Beret Hotel Cairns Cup Carnival. We are also excited to continue our relationships with Pure Synergie Skin Store, Cairns Precision Dental, Tea Lily, Tokunai Hair, AJ Hackett Cairns, FAmazing Fashion & Beauty, Mercedes Gonzalez Travel, Boatshed, Mark Dodge Motoring, Fascinators.net and welcome our new sponsors Lending Luxury and Flowers N Lace.

Both days of Fashions on the Field are registered competitions. The registration desk will be located at the entry point of the Fashion Luncheon on both days of the Carnival, approximately 30m from the main entrance.

Nautilus Aviation Fashions on the Field

Saturday 4th August

Registration at Cannon Park on competition day. The Registration Desk opens at 11:00 am and closes at 12:30 pm. NO late admissions will be accepted.

Fashions on the Field competition hosted by Tim Marsh who has over 7 years in the fashion industry and ‘The Imperfect Mum’ Kristy Vallely. We are pleased to welcome Di Stewart, Bella Kullack and Aaron Finn to the Fashions on the Field judging panel.

Lady of the Day

JUDGING TIME: 1pm Saturday 4th August
MAJOR PRIZE: $1000 cash
Winner, Runner-Up, 2nd Runner-Up

  • Style and originality with a clear comprehension of the interpretation of ‘racewear’.
  • An original outfit demonstrating stylish interpretation of current trends in racing fashion.
  • Attention to detail including suitable shoes and coordinated accessories.
  • Hat or Fascinator are essential.
  • Style and originality.
  • Grooming and Deportment.
  • Appropriateness of outfit for a day at the races.
  • Suitability of the outfit for the climate. Please remember that Red Beret Hotel Cairns Cup is a trans seasonal winter Carnival.
  • Entrants must be females over 18 years of age. Categories are not age specific.

Millinery Award

JUDGING TIME: Entrants selected from ‘Lady of the Day’. Saturday 4th August

  • Millinery should make a statement yet fully complement the outfit.
  • Style and design should be appropriate for the season and/or weather.
  • Millinery should demonstrate technique and originality.
  • Headwear could be made with use of felts, leather and straws. Sinamay not recommended.
  • Millinery entrants will be selected from the ‘Lady of the Day’ category.

Nautilus Aviation Fashions on the Field

Saturday 11th August

Registration at Cannon Park on competition day. The Registration Desk opens at 11:00 am and closes at 12:30 pm. NO late admissions will be accepted.

Fashions on the Field will be hosted by Jules Steer, Owner of Oasis Magazine and Tim Marsh. We are pleased to welcome racing fashion blogger and founder of Millinery Market, Milano Imai, who will be joining the judging panel.

Lady of the Day

JUDGING TIME: TBC Saturday 11th August
MAJOR PRIZE: $1000 cash
Winner, Runner-Up, 2nd Runner-Up

  • Style and originality with a clear comprehension of the interpretation of ‘racewear’.
  • An original outfit demonstrating stylish interpretation of current trends in racing fashion.
  • Attention to detail including suitable shoes and coordinated accessories.
  • Hat or Fascinator are essential.
  • Style and originality.
  • Grooming and Deportment.
  • Appropriateness of outfit for a day at the races.
  • Suitability of the outfit for the climate. Please remember that Red Beret Hotel Cairns Cup is a trans seasonal winter Carnival.
  • Entrants must be females over 18 years of age. Categories are not age specific.

Open Menswear

JUDGING TIME: TBC Saturday 11th August

  • Aged 18 and over
  • Style and originality
  • Attention to detail with accessorising e.g. cufflinks, handkerchief, lapel flower, hat
  • Grooming and deportment
  • Incorporate current fashion trends
  • Appropriateness of outfit for the individual, climate and Carnival
All prizes subject to change without notice.

FOTF Terms and Conditions

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