More than 40 young women lined up at the Siren Bar in Gungahlin on Wednesday night for the 2014 Westfield Face of Canberra Racing model search. Including Monica Shanahan who made it to the Heat 2 Finals, at the Siren Bar.
"I put in my submission as a fluke, and was pleased when they contacted me. It was a great experience, for my confidence and to do something fun and completely out of the box."
Each year prior to the running of the Seppelt Black Opal Stakes, the call for entrants to local ladies between the ages of 18-35 to take part in the judging process to find the right "face". From the forty-six entrants, organisers say they are looking for "someone with immaculate presentation, someone who is fashion savvy and willing to become Canberra Racing’s ambassador".
As the Westfield Face of Canberra Racing you will receive the VIP treatment with styling, modelling and public relations opportunities, access to exclusive events and an experience of a lifetime.
Prizes include $1,000 cash, a modelling portfolio from The Mark Agency, modelling training by Victoria’s Models and a beautiful crystal vase trophy. Most importantly, as the Westfield Face of Canberra Racing, you will be seen in all the right places. The Westfield Face of Canberra Racing will not only go on to enjoy prizes ranging from cosmetics to cash, but will also be the face of all Thoroughbred Park’s advertising material, posters, brochures, and website.
Westfield Canberra Racing competition is proudly sponsored by City News, OutInCanberra, Siren Bar & Restaurant and Zaija.
Monica Shanahan, Heat 2 Finals Siren Bar
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