DCE Model Host Search 2019

We are proud to be supporting the DCE (Danielle Cleary Events) Model Host Search once again this year.  


DCE are looking for motivated, committed & confident young talent, wanting to gain work experience & connections in the events & modelling industry. You'll have a great smile, healthy look, loads of confidence & an interest in our creative events industry.


The role is a 12 month mentorship, offering the winner 'on the job' flexible learning experience & exposure to industry professionals, in a creative & encouraging environment.


Email danielle@danielleclearyevents.com attention to Model Host Coordinator Mikaela Sergi & include:

- a short introduction about who you are;
- why you would like to win this experience; &
- 2 casting photos (not necessarily professional images) including a head & shoulders & full length image, plus any other photo of your choice (optional).  

    Please review the Competition Terms & Conditions before entering.  If you enter the 2019 DCE Model Host Search Competition, you agree to be bound by the terms & conditions of entry.


    Brazilian Butterfly

    - Finalist Prizes: spray tan valued @ $40 each

    - Winners Prize: a gift pack valued @ $140 + a voucher valued at $150

    Canberra Wedding Fair

    - Winners Prize: Runway Parade Model, AIS Sunday 18 August 2019

    Carryn Jack Model + Mentor

    - Winners Prize: A 1 hour Jenifer Lee Fitness session valued @ $100 + Artistry Beauty skin care voucher valued @ $250 + 3 model mentor sessions valued @ $330

    Frockaholics @ Momento Dezigns

    - Winners Prize: voucher @ $250​​

    Jaeke Collection

    - Finalist Prize: voucher valued @ $15

    - Winners Prize: feature as a campaign model for 2019 Collection with commercial photo shoot  

    Lucy Laurita Designer

    - Winners Prize:  designer chiffon gown valued @ $700

    Models 101

    - Finalist Prizes: discounts to a model workshop valued @ $50

    - Winners Prize:  model workshop valued @ $415

    Naked Pressed Juice Co.

    - Finalist Prizes: gift box valued @ $48

    - Winners Prize: gift box valued @ $48

    Oath & Stone Designs​

    - Winners Prize: custom personal logo valued @ $1,000

    Rex Hotel ​

    - Winners Prize: crown suite valued @ $300 

    Robert Coppa Photography​

    - Winners Prize: portrait package (3 hour session with 5 digital images provided) valued @ $1250

    Roses in Wonderland

    - Winners Prize: balloon bouquet valued @ $160 

    Sparkling White Smile 

    - Winners Prize: triple whitening treatment valued @ $300

    Summer Paradise Seekers 

    - Winners Prize: Eco tan pack with T-shirt valued @ $120

    Tina Nikolovksi Photographer

    - Finalists & Winners Prize: 10% off model portfolio offering

    The Lab

    - Finalist Prizes:  vouchers @ $50 each

    - Winners Prize:  12 month 'Tint & Tidy' brow service valued @ $720 + voucher @ $250

    We Are Found Active

    - Winners Prize: designer active wear tights + crop valued @ $150

    We Are Found

    - Winners Prize: active wear photography photo shoot 


    1. Brittany Wicks - B's Beauty & Lashes / Advocate for Women in League;

    2. Carryn Jack - CJ - Model & Model Mentor;

    3. Deejay Jukic - We Are Found / We Are Found Active / The Fashion Vault;

    4. Jordan Martin - Models 101;

    5. Robert Coppa - Robert Coppa Photography; & 

    6. Tina Nikolovski - Devojka Models / Tina Nikolovski Photographer / Models 101.


    With special thanks to our competition event partners: Adriana & Bianca Music (rooftop party musicians), Ally Trenear (stylist MUA), Babich Wines (rooftop party drink on arrival), Bethany Larson (presenter), Brittany Wicks (judge), Brazilian Butterfly (prize),  Canberra Wedding Fair (prize), Carryn Jack Model + Mentor (judge + prize), Devojka Models (judge), Frockaholics @ Momento Dezigns (stylist + prize), Jaeke Collection (prize), Lucy Laurita Designer (special guest + prize), Lorna Munro (special guest + DCE Ambassador + inaugural DCE Model Host Search 2017 winner), Models 101 Jordan Martin & Tina Nikolovksi (judges + prize), Naked Pressed Juice Co. (prize), Oath & Stone Designs (campaign graphic artist + prize), Red Photography (rooftop party photographer), Rex Hotel (prize), Robert Coppa Photography (judge + prize), Roses in Wonderland (prize), Ruby Wilson (special guest + DCE Model Host Search 2018 winner), Simona Razmoska Photography (top 10 portrait), Sparkling White Smile CBR (prize), Summer Paradise Seekers (prize), The Lab (stylist + prize), The Howling Moon (rooftop party venue host), Tina Nikolovski Photographer (judge + prize), We Are Found (judge + prize) & We Are Found Active (prize).


    With special thanks to our campaign imagery partners:  Danielle Cleary Events (campaign), Oath & Stone Designs (graphics) We Are Found (photography), Crewcible Media (video), Lorna Munro (DCE Ambassador + DCE Model Host Search inaugural winner 2017), DOVE (MUA), It's The Lab (brow beauty), Billie & Co (hair stylist), Frockaholics @ Momento Dezigns (fashion styling including Lucy Laurita Designer gown) on location Doma Group, Brassy Hotel.


    1.1 Information on “Entry” & details of prizes form part of conditions of entry.

    1.2 If you enter the 2019 DCE Model Host Search competition, you agree to be bound by the terms & conditions of entry.


    2.1 You can enter the Competition if you are an ACT or NSW resident prepared to travel to Canberra, of at least 18 years of age at the date of Finalists Showcase Rooftop Party, Tuesday 26 March 2019 & hold a current drivers licence.  

    2.2 Entrants must not be contracted with a modelling talent agency at the time of their entry into the competition but may have done paid commercial modelling prior, nor sign with a modelling talent agency if chosen as the Winner during the 12 month mentorship competition period. 

    2.3 Entrants must be located with the ACT or NSW & be available to travel to Canberra if chosen as a Top 10 Entrant for professional photo shoot Canberra Sunday 10 February 2018, if voted as a Top 6 Finalist attend the Finalist Showcase Rooftop Party event on Tuesday 26 March 2019 & if chosen as the Winner, attend other Danielle Cleary Events functions/events throughout the calendar year.  All travel & associated costs are at the Entrants own expense.

    2.4 All prizes, including experiences will be executed within the ACT.

    3. HOW TO ENTER:

    3.1 You may only enter once into the 2019 DCE Model Host Search competition.

    3.2 Past Entrants (not Winners) may re enter.

    3.3 You can only enter via emailing danielle@daniellecleryevents.com as outlined on the Danielle Cleary Events Website.


    4.1 The competition will open for entries on Thursday 20 December 2018.

    4.2 The competition will close for entries on Thursday 31 January 2019 @ 6pm.

    4.3 A judging panel, representing Danielle Cleary Events, will meet following the closure of entries & select the Top 10 Entrants. 

    The Top 10 selected Entrants will be invited to attend a Simona Razmoska Photography photographic shoot for the creation of individual portrait images on Sunday 10 February 2019 at Canberra location tbc. Styling Entrants own.

    4.4 The Top 10 Entrants will be announced Sunday 17 February 2019, with an album of professional portrait images for a Facebook & Instagram public “like-off” hosted on the Danielle Cleary Events Facebook & Instagram pages.

    - Votes on both DCE social media platforms Facebook & Instagram will be tallied from the DCE social media accounts for a total combined vote count. 

    - Individual votes can be cast on both DCE Facebook & or Instagram. 

    - Votes are only valid when both 1) Danielle Cleary Events & 2) Canberra Wedding Fair Facebook & Instagram pages are Liked & Followed.

    - Votes cannot be purchased but may be sponsored posts & shared with community groups to obtain 'Likes'.

    4.5 The Facebook & Instagram public "like-off" will close Monday 25 February 2019 @ 6pm.

    4.6 The 5 Top 10 Entrants who receive the most valid likes on their provided portrait images posted to the Danielle Cleary Events Facebook & Instagram pages will become a Top 5 Finalist, with the addition of 1 'Wild Card' Finalist to be selected by DCE. The Top 6 Finalists will be presented to a VIP audience at our Finalist Showcase Rooftop Party with styling provided by Frockaholics @ Momento Dezigns & Ally Trenear MUA.  Our Winner will be selected by our judging panel & announced @ our evening event on Tuesday 26 March 2019 6-8pm (Finalists arrival from 4pm for styling).

    4.7 The Winner will be announced via social media the following day Wednesday 27 March 2019.

    4.8 If you are selected the DCE Model Search Host 2019 Winner & do not honour the prize & mentoring opportunities, then another Finalist will be offered these opportunities.


    5.1 Danielle Cleary Events reserves the right to verify the validity of entries.

    5.2 In addition to the right to disqualify set out in any other clauses, Danielle Cleary Events can disqualify an entrant if:

    a) their entry includes materials that Danielle Cleary Events considers to be objectionable or defamatory;

    b) they tamper with the entry process or enter more than once;

    c) they submit an entry that does not comply with these conditions;

    d) they work for (or have a family member that works for) related Companies or any Companies associated with the Competition;

    e) they are signed already to an agency;

    f) they have, in the opinion of Danielle Cleary Events engaged in conduct in entering the competition which is fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the participating companies;

    g) the person is engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct;

    h) the person is engaged in any misconduct calculated to jeopardise the fair & proper conduct of the Competition;

    i) they 'buy' votes; or

    j) for any other reasonable grounds.

    5.3 Danielle Cleary Events reserves the right to recover damages or other compensation from anyone who is disqualified.


    6.1 In the case of the intervention of any outside act, agent or event which prevents or significantly hinders our ability to proceed with the competition on the dates & in the manner described in these terms & conditions, including but not limited to vandalism, power failures, tempests, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest, strike, war, act of terrorism, Danielle Cleary Events may in its absolute discretion cancel the competition & recommence it from the start or any point that Danielle Cleary Events considers reasonable under the same conditions.

    6.2 Danielle Cleary Events & its associated agencies & companies will not be liable for any misadventure, accident, injury, loss (including but not limited to consequential loss) or claim that may occur; whilst undertaking any travel won on or connected with their entry; in the participation in any prize; as a consequence of late, lost or misdirected mail; due to the broadcast of any program relating to the competition or the publication of any material, including any statements made by any compere, staff member, journalist, other entrants or any other person; in relation to failure of an SMS entry message to be received by the Promoter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion; or in relation to failure of an entry to be received on the website on account of technical problems or traffic congestion; arising from or related to any problem or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines or mobile communications network related to or resulting from participation in this promotion; arising from or related to any problem or technical malfunction of any computer equipment, software, internet connection, any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer software related to or resulting from participation in this promotion.

    6.3 Danielle Cleary Events decision in relation to any aspect of the competition is final & binding on each person who enters. No correspondence will be entered into. No responsibility is accepted for late, lost or misdirected entries. Entries are considered as being submitted at the time they are received by the Promoter. Prizes are subject to availability, not transferable or exchangeable, with the exception of cash prizes, cannot be taken as cash. Prizes will be sent to the winner’s nominated address as stated in their original entry or given in person. The Promoter & their associated agencies & companies associated with this promotion will take no responsibility for prizes damaged or lost in transit.

    6.4 The Winner must not 'sign' with a Talent & or Modelling Agency during their 2019 term with Danielle Cleary Events.

    6.5 The Winner must present as "Danielle Cleary Events DCE Model Host Search 2019 Winner" in all professional photo shoot images posted to social media.


    7.1 All entrants agree to grant Danielle Cleary Events a perpetual & non-exclusive licence to use all photographs given & taken of them during the competition & all other material created for the purposes of the competition in all media worldwide.

    You agree that Danielle Cleary Events is able to do this without asking your permission & you are not entitled to receive any money for such use by Danielle Cleary Events.


    2017 Winner Lorna Munro ​

    Image credit: Tina Nikolovski & Danielle Cleary Events


    2018 Winner Ruby Wilson

    Image credit: We Are Found & Danielle Cleary Events

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