Ally shares what it is like to be a showgirl
WARWICK Showgirl Ally Duske rates the experience of the Miss Darling Downs Showgirl competition at the Toowoomba Show as one of the most exciting times of her life.
"It was a fantastic experience and I met so many new friends," Miss Duske said.
"The 15 showgirls arrived in Toowoomba on Friday afternoon and had an informal dinner with the judges.
"We rotated between tables to meet all the judges and share our experiences."
Individual judging was on Saturday morning, followed by a talk by last year's winner, Kimberly Bach.
"We went to the show at 2pm and were then interviewed on stage by (celebrity MC) Angus Lane," Miss Duske said.
"Allora Showgirl Carla Frizzell and I met up on the Wednesday before the Toowoomba Show and helped each other during the two days.
"I had a chat with the overall winner Alexandra Turner, from Goondiwindi; she was easy to get along with and deserved to win."
Miss Duske said she enjoyed the whole experience and would love to do it again.
"I want to encourage other young girls in Warwick and Allora to enter the competition, you learn so much as a person," she said.