Race days at Flemington can be a family affair and you’ll often find an entire family of stylish racegoers around the track.
Introduced in 2011, the Family Racewear category can be entered by two family members or more, with at least one contestant being over the age of 18 years.
The Family Racewear competition will be held on Stakes Day and consist of heats, a preliminary final and a final.
Online pre-registrations for the 2019 Family Racewear Competition have now closed.
Contestants who have not registered online, can register on Stakes Day at the Myer Fashions on the Field competition enclosure located in The Park.
If you have registered online prior to the race day please join the Online Registration queue at the Myer Fashions on the Field Enclosure to receive your contestant card and also be directed to the stage for judging.
Please note, we will not be receiving any applications after the scheduled registration time indicated in the table below.
To be eligible to participate in the Family Racewear competition, the Guardian acknowledges and agrees on behalf of the Entrant that they will meet the following contestant criteria (Contestant Criteria):
Entrants must constitute a “family” of two people or more (in accordance with the Terms and Conditions);
Entrants and/or their outfits are not permitted to promote commercially a brand, store or designer or receive a commercial benefit from appearing in the competition; and
Entrants are not permitted to alter or add to their outfit in any way from the beginning until the end of the Competition.
The judges are looking for fun and fashionable racewear. A panel of children and family fashion industry representatives, as well as celebrity judges, will determine the winners based on the following criteria:
fun and fashionable;
grooming and deportment;
appropriateness of the outfit for the person's age, the climate and the raceday; and
style and originality.
Download the 'Flemington Raceday Guide' mobile app before you arrive on course to keep up to date on all the Myer Fashions on the Field competition times and event details. Select events from What's On and add to your planner to organise your day. Available on iOS and Android.
2019 Myer Fashions on the Field Family Racewear competition - terms and conditions (PDF)
2019 Myer Fashions on the Field Family Racewear competition - prize list (PDF)