EMERGING DESIGNER AWARD ONLINE REGISTRATIONS


Before registering your details below for the 2019 Myer Fashions on the Field Emerging Designer Award, please read the Emerging Designer Award handbook for information on this year’s competition. 

Please note, if you did NOT receive an email confirmation of your application, your portfolio has NOT been submitted. Please re-submit the form or contact FOTF@vrc.net.au for assistance.

KEY DATES:

 Applications close

5:00pm Friday 6 September 2019        

 Designers notified of their application outcome

By Friday 13 September 2019

 Top 10 Designers announced

By Friday 13 September 2019 

2019 Myer Fashions on the Field Emerging Designer Award
at Flemington Raceday on
Lexus Melbourne Cup Day,
Tuesday 5 November 2019

SUBMISSION PROCESS:

Eligibility

To be eligible to enter the Emerging Designer Award applicants must adhere to the following:

  • Must be 18 years of age or more
  • Not have any current commercial arrangements or relationships with retail stores (with the exception of small boutiques at the VRC’s discretion)
  • Not be a previous winner of the Design Award or Emerging Designer Award

Portfolio

A portfolio should be one PDF document and must include:

  • Overview; outlining your design vision, your background including schooling and/or experience and any personal and/or design highlights
  • Lookbook; a suite of images showcasing your work
  • Media; PR and media received (if applicable)
  • Digital; links mapping to your website and/or social media platforms (if applicable)
     
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Portfolio

Please use the submission criteria above to create and upload your portfolio*

PDF or Word documents only; maximum file size 2MB.
PDF or Word documents only; maximum file size 2MB.
PDF or Word documents only; maximum file size 2MB.
Privacy

Privacy notice: VRC is collecting your personal information to facilitate your registration and your personal information may be disclosed to our staff and third parties, including service providers, for the above purpose but will not generally be disclosed overseas. Unless you have 'opted-out', your personal information may also be used for direct marketing from VRC, and if applicable, our partners and sponsors. If you would like to access any personal information we hold about you, please contact Customer Service Team on 1300 727 575 or to view our Privacy Policy please visit flemington.com.au/privacy-policy

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Entrant criteria

  1. Entrants and their models must be 18 years of age or older on the day of the competition.
  2. Not have any current commercial arrangements or relationships with retail stores (with the exception of small boutiques at the VRC’s discretion)
  3. Entrants must not be a previous winner of the Design Award
  4. Entrants must not receive any compensation from a third party for entering this competition.
  5. Entrants must not derive income from a garment design (and/or construction) or millinery service that is offered or provided to the public, or otherwise such services must be provided in the Entrant’s individual capacity as a “boutique” business (such term as reasonably and commonly understood within the retail industry and subject to the discretion of Victoria Racing Club).
  6. If an Entrant enters both the Emerging Designer Award and 2019 Myer Fashions on the Field Millinery Award, any item of clothing, headwear or accessory that appears in the Emerging Designer Award is not permitted in the Millinery Award, and vice versa.
  7. If an Entrant is participating in the Emerging Designer Award, the Entrant is not eligible to enter the Myer Fashions on the Field Women’s, Men’s or Family Racewear 2019 competitions during the Melbourne Cup Carnival 2019. Further no item of clothing, headwear or accessory worn in the Emerging Designer Award may be worn in the Women’s Racewear or Men’s Racewear competitions (by any other person including the Entrant’s model) and vice versa.
  8. The Entrant’s model participating in the Emerging Designer Award is not allowed to enter any other 2019 Myer Fashions on the Field event that is associated with the VRC, in any part of the outfit (clothing, headwear or accessory) submitted by the Entrant as part of the Emerging Designer Award.
  9. Entrants may only enter the competition in their own private capacity and not on behalf of a third party including any commercial enterprise. Companies, partnerships and other business organisations (excluding any “boutique” as determined reasonable by the Promoter) are not eligible to win prizes in the Emerging Designer Awards.
  10. The Entrant, their model and their outfits are not permitted to commercially promote a brand (other than of the Entrant as a milliner) or any other commercial enterprise or otherwise have any commercial association with any other third party, company, partnership or business organisation.
  11. Entrants are not permitted to alter or add to their outfit in any way from the beginning until the end of the competition.
  12. All prizes awarded to the entrant must remain the property of the entrant and may not be transferred to a third party unless authorised by VRC.
  13. Entrants agree and will ensure that their models agree that the Victoria Racing Club can use any image, photograph or video clip taken of them during the 2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival for any of the VRC's purposes.
  14. Entrants confirm that their model is aware of and agrees to the competition terms and conditions and by ticking the boxes below, it confirms that the entrant has communicated to her the above. If the entrant has not yet secured a model, they confirm that they will communicate the terms and conditions to their model to ensure that their model agrees to such terms.

Entrants must tick the boxes below to acknowledge that they fulfil, understand and agree to abide by the entrant criteria above and the 2019 Myer Fashions on the Field Emerging Designer Award Terms & Conditions (Terms and Conditions of Entry).

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