The Leeton Show kicked off on Friday night with something for everyone.
Locals were treated to rides, food and entertainment throughout Friday night and Saturday.
Every year, the show’s highlight is the presentation of the Leeton Showgirl.
Leeton Show Society President Liz Munn was named 2017 Showgirl of the Year.
“I’m feeling excited. It means a lot. This was my last opportunity to do the showgirl competition and I’m glad I did it,” she said.
“I really hope I can use the platform to get more young people involved with the show society.”
She has been involved with the Leeton show for the last three years and the Leeton Show Society’s president for the last two.
Ms Munn and fellow contestants Eliza McCormick, Clare Hillman and Isabella Mercuri underwent their final interviews last week.
Showgirl entrants were judged on presentation and knowledge and interest in rural NSW and their home town.
It also encourages participation and awareness of issues faced by women in rural areas.
Ms Munn also paid tribute to her fellow competitors.
“I’m proud of the girls who entered the competition with me. They’re amazing girls,” she said.
From here, Ms Munn will travel to Hay for the zone finals next year.
“I just love making an event that people are excited to come to. We all wait for it every year. I’m happy to be a part of a community event that people care about.”
Other awards were announced across the weekend.
Grace Tynan took out Miss Junior Showgirl, Genevive Bruno took out Miss sub-junior showgirl, Miss Tiny was awarded to Layla Jackson and the best beau of the weekend was Jarvis Tiffon.
Miss Teen Showgirl was named Ellie Gill and Eliza McCormick was named Showgirl runner up.
On Friday night, the crowd was treated to a show from the Rooftop Express before stopping to enjoy the fire works.
Other activities include the traditional pavilions and displays and Big Day Out 4 Pets, as well as the Farmer’s Challenge, whip cracking lessons and the return of the ute barrel race.
The show also featured a number of other events and activities. Patrons were treated to whip cracking lessons, a petting zoo, the ute barrel race and the traditional pavilions and displays.
Ms Munn said the show went off wonderfully.
“I think it went phenomenally ... there was always something on to do for everyone. My favourite part was Saturday, seeing all of the family activities.”