Terms & Conditions


1 The promotion is called Virtual FOTF 2020 competition

2 Information on how to enter form a part of these terms and conditions of entry. Entry into the competition is deemed to be acceptance of these terms and conditions.

3 Competition is open to residents of Australia and New Zealand over 18 years old. The following persons are ineligible to enter the competition: the organisers, individuals (including judges) involved in, or sponsoring the competition and immediate family members and households of any such persons.

4 Competition will run from 23rd March 2020 and will conclude on 25th April 2020. There will be 4 weekly rounds (3x Women’s Racewear and 1x Men’s Racewear) and a final round. Each weekly round will see top 3 contestants announced and a weekly winner will win weekly prizes. Supreme winner will be picked in the final round from the 4 weekly winners and it will be announced on 25th April 2020. Supreme winner will win the main prize. All prizes are to be confirmed.

Round 1 – Women’s Racewear
Entries submitted, received and posted online 23/3 – 29/3
Judging 30/3 – 1/4
Winner Announced 1/4/2020

Round 2 – Women’s Racewear
Entries submitted, received and posted online 30/3 – 5/4
Judging 6/4 – 8/4
Winner Announced 8/4

Round 3 – Women’s Racewear
Entries submitted, received and posted online 6/4 – 12/4
Judging 13/4 – 15/4
Winner Announced 15/4

Round 4 – Men’s Racewear
Entries submitted, received and posted online 13/4 – 19/4
Judging 20/4 – 22/4
Winner Announced 22/4

Finals – Supreme Winner
4 weekly winners posted online 22/4
Judging 22/4 – 25/4
Winner Announced 25/4

5 Only new photos can be submitted and will be accepted. At least one of the outfit pictures (person wearing the outfit) must include a written date on them to prove the image is new, please write the date on a piece of paper (cardboard, a prop etc.) and include it in the photo. Camera date stamps or file metadata will not be accepted.

6 One full length photo front, one full length photo back, one detail photo of the outfit.

7 Photos are to be submitted to virtualFOTF@gmail.com by midnight AWST of the deadline date. Submitted photos will be posted on social media as well as on the www.virtualFOTF.com.au website by the organisers. Photos may be used on social media to promote the competition.

8 Entrants may only enter each outfit once.

9 Entrants may only enter once per round.

10 Entrants must wear a headpiece or fascinating element while adhering to the Autumn dress code (felt or wool millinery preferred – no straw millinery). Trans seasonal millinery e.g. leather is accepted.

11 All styles of FOTF are acceptable including classic, vintage, contemporary and monochrome. We encourage entrants to create a new look for this competition. If you have won in an outfit in the past 12 months, we encourage some creative restyling.

12 Weekly winners are not eligible to enter further weekly rounds. Weekly winners will be judged in the final week for the Virtual Supreme FOTF Winner title.

13 Judges’ decision is based on judging criteria outlined below.

14 Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash or exchanged unless agreed.

15 If a prize is unavailable for any reason the organisers may substitute a prize of equivalent value.

16 Entrants must only submit photos that they have permission to use, and entrants give permission for the photos to be shared on social media.

17 Contestants must not be dressed by or styled by a designer or a milliner. Any contestant found to be dressed by or styled by a designer or milliner will be automatically disqualified (at the organisers’ discretion).

18 Neither contestants nor their outfits are permitted to commercially promote a brand, store, or designer.

19 Contestants may not enter the competition on behalf of a third party, nor receive any payment or benefit from a third party for entering (or otherwise in connection with) the competition.

20 Contestants must not in any way disparage or make derogatory comments in any form (whether verbally, electronically or otherwise) about the organisers, the competition, other contestants or models at any time. If a contestant is seen or heard to be doing so they will be immediately disqualified from the competition and all other competitions run or promoted by the organisers.

21 In entering the competition, the entrant accepts these terms and conditions, and agrees that neither the organisers nor the competition’s sponsors nor any of their personnel are liable for any costs, loss, damage or injury arising directly or indirectly from entry into the competition.

22 Entrants agree they may be filmed, photographed and/or interviewed and that their names and images may be used by the organisers, its sponsors and other third parties for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes.

23 Entrants who are found to breach these T&Cs will be disqualified.

24 The organisers’ decision and the judges’ decision in relation to any aspect of the competition is final and binding. No correspondence will be entered into.

25 There will be a special People’s Choice award competition run on Instagram starting on Wednesday 22nd April 2020 and ending at midnight AWST on Tuesday 28th April 2020 at 12pm AEST. The contestant with the highest number of eligible votes will be the winner of People’s Choice Award and win the prizes allocated. The winner will be announced on 1st May 2020
Format: Virtual FOTF admin will announce the competition on Instagram in one post, where people can vote for their favourite outfit from all 4 rounds of Virtual FOTF by commenting on this post. One vote per account. Each eligible vote needs to state: Round No. , Contestant No., Contestant name e.g. Round No.1, Contestant No. 94, Contestant Name: Susan Boyle. The winning outfit from each round is not eligible to enter this competition. 

Facebook or email votes will not be accepted. If multiple votes are found (whether this is the same account voting for the same person multiple times or the same account voting for multiple people), only the first vote will remain, all others will be disregarded. Use of automated votes e.g. bots or fake accounts for the purposes of winning the competition will be not be accepted and contestants may be disqualified.
The People’s Choice winner does NOT proceed to the Supreme finals.

26 Virtual FOTF is also running a Follow the sponsors competition. All is required is to follow the Instagram accounts that the @virtualfotf are following. Once you have followed everyone on the list comment DONE on the instagram post announcing the competition – this will be your entry into the competition. *instructions can be found in our story highlights under ‘Sponsor Comp’.
For a bonus entry, tag two friends in the comments below (after you have followed the list of sponsors). Competition closes midnight 24/04/20 and the winner will be drawn at random on the 25/04/20 . This is in no way sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram. By entering, entrants confirm they are 16+ years of age, release Instagram of responsibility, and agree to Instagram’s terms of use

Judging Criteria


1 Style and originality, sophistication, creativity and individuality

2 An aesthetically pleasing autumn racing outfit styled with shoes and accessories

3 Appropriateness of the outfit for the competition and for the individual

4 Attention to detail with accessories

5 Understanding and interpretation of the current fashion trends

6 Suitability of the outfit for the autumn season, (felt or wool millinery preferred – no straw millinery)

7 For ladies, closed toe shoes are preferred, however not essential

Prizes$18,022


Round 1 $2,547

1st Place – $1,597
Anita Marshall Millinery worth $530
Get Racy voucher worth $100
The Style Dr voucher worth $300
Milano Imai Eyelashes worth $14
Park Lane Jewellery by Tanya Deanne prize pack worth $150
Gold Coast Turf Club 2 x members Day tickets worth $120
The Perfect Piece voucher worth $100
Julie Herbert Millinery $100 voucher
Lainie Brookman Couture dressmaker voucher worth $100
Cody Morgan Racing – $50 Gift card
Ladies in Racing Magazine 3 issue Subscription worth $33

2nd Place – $650
Claire Hahn millinery voucher worth $250
Millinery by miss Lauren Headpiece worth $200
Embellish Atelier voucher – HAT HIRE up to 5 days hire during 2020 worth $100
Hello Harlow Handmade – custom children’s wear – voucher worth $100

3rd Place – $300
Cessiah Alice Millinery voucher for RTW worth $150
Holly Barker Millinery $150 voucher


Round 2 – $2,512

1st Place – $1,562
Eve til dawn crown worth $345
Millinery by mel voucher worth $300
Milano Imai Eyelashes worth $14
Park Lane Jewellery by Tanya Deanne prize pack worth $150
Antler handbag worth $100
Milva Carruci voucher worth $250
Julie Herbert Millinery $100 voucher
Gold Coast Turf Club 2 x members Day tickets worth $120
Lainie Brookman Couture dressmaker voucher worth $100
Cody Morgan Racing – $50 Gift card
Ladies in Racing Magazine 3 issue Subscription worth $33

2nd Place – $650
Diane Barbour Millinery headpiece worth $250
Embellish Atelier voucher – HAT HIRE up to 5 days hire during 2020 worth $100
Mangos fashion gift pack worth $100
Jo Maree Millinery voucher worth $200


3rd Place – $300
Allport Millinery voucher worth $200
Embellish Atelier voucher – HAT HIRE up to 5 days hire during 2020 worth $100

Round 3 – $2,710

1st Place – $1,650
Ziapazza headwear $350 voucher
Monika Neuhauser Millinery headband worth $240
Eve till dawn comb worth $199
BethyB_life_and_beauty $150 skincare pack
Park Lane Jewellery by Tanya Deanne prize pack worth $150
Gold Coast Turf Club 2 x members Day tickets worth $120
Julie Herbert Millinery $100 voucher
Lainie Brookman Couture dressmaker voucher worth $100
Ivondo Fashions $100 voucher
$50 Gift card
Sashed – A Decade of National Fashion on the Field Winners book worth $44 by Brooke Strahan
Ladies in Racing Magazine 3 issue Subscription worth $33
Milano Imai Eyelashes worth $14

2nd Place – $760
Victoria Jane Millinery voucher worth $200
Sonlia Fashion voucher worth $150
Haja Accessories voucher worth $150
Embellish Atelier Millinery High Tea for 2 worth $260

3rd Place – $300
Tara Kay Millinery voucher worth $200
Embellish Atelier voucher – HAT HIRE up to 5 days hire during 2020 worth $100

Round 4 – $1,913

1st Place – $1,203
Gold Coast Turf Club 2 x members Day tickets worth $120
Park Lane Jewellery by Tanya Deanne prize pack worth $200
$150 cash or gift card
Hat Academy $150 cash
Julie Herbert Millinery $100 Voucher
Diane Barbour Men’s hat worth $250
mrbetinternational Betting Tipping $200 credit
Ladies in Racing Magazine 3 issue Subscription worth $33

2nd Place – $510
Get Racy Cosmetics Pack worth $200
Embellish Atelier Millinery High Tea for 2 worth $260
$50 Gift card Cody Morgan Racing

3rd Place – $200
Embellish Atelier voucher – HAT HIRE up to 5 days hire during 2020 worth $100
Hello Harlow Handmade – custom children’s wear – voucher worth $50
$50 Gift card from Cody Morgan Racing



Supreme Winner – $6,909
Jacqueline Anne Atelier customised design up to $1000
Ladies in Racing Magazine Thalgo Skincare Gift pack valued $800
Eve til Dawn Crown worth $599
SV Partners $500 cash
Illustration by Alexandra Nea worth $500
Jane Stoddart Headpiece worth $500
Park Lane Jewellery by Tanya Deanne prize pack worth $500
Embellish Atelier couture headpiece up to $500
Young Racing Tasmania – double pass worth $390
Kelly George- Intrametica glow from within pack $300
Get Racy voucher worth $250
Kerrie Carucci styling voucher worth $200
mrbetinternational Betting Tipping $200 credit
Marjoribanks Millinery voucher worth $200
Julie Herbert Millinery $150 voucher
Gold Coast Turf Club 2 x members Day tickets worth $120
Lainie dressmaker voucher worth $100
Ivondo Fashions $100 voucher
Fashion doll of the winner made by Miss M Millinery – priceless

People’s Choice Award – $1,028
Possum Ball millinery $500 cash
Park Lane Jewellery by Tanya Deanne prize pack $200
Princess Petal Headpiece worth $100
Antler handbag worth $100 donated by Get Racy
Get Racy voucher $50
Sunglasses worth $19 donated by Get Racy
Kate Spade notecards worth $39 donated by Get Racy
2x MS Sous ladies socks worth $20 donated by Get Racy

Follow the Sponsors Random Draw Competition – $403
Antler Handbag worth $100
Get Racy Foldable ballet flats worth $24
Get Racy Voucher $50
Body Shop Vanilla Gift Pack $50
Gloves and belt worth $50
Fashion and Flemington book worth $50 donated by Milano Imai
Rodan and Fields Face Mask worth $79 donated by @bethyb_life_and_beauty