Woodford Show Ball unfortunately was canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID.

Woodford Show Ball Awards are a range of Awards that are presented to encourage and promote the Agricultural Show Movement to Queensland Youth and the local community.

The Show Ball Awards are an annual competition event held by the Woodford Show Society for entrants that live or have involvement in the Woodford area.

The Awards are not a beauty pageant or a popularity contest.

The Awards are judged on

four elements

… the Entrant’s readiness to symbolise the rural and agricultural spirit

… their commitment and ability to represent the Woodford Show Society to the best of their ability

… their willingness to learn and to be a role model

…the Entrants passion for their local area and community.

A Show Ball program is normally run to – assists all Entrants in increasing their knowledge in the agricultural show societies, rural and local issues, public speaking skills, speech writing, confidence, composure and deportment.

Categories are –

  • Show Girl
  • Show Princess
  • Rural Ambassador
  • Junior Rural Ambassador


Recognising, Developing and Celebrating Young Female Leaders in our Communities

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.