Before a crowded room of 200 friends and family members, they each took their turn to answer several blind questions.
Although they arrived together, a cohort of 17 from all over the region, only two will continue on to Sydney. Walbundrie agronomist Steph Clancy and Griffith marketer Sarah Cudmore took the showgirl zone seven titles.
Ranging in age from 18 to 24, showgirl representatives had travelled from as far as Ariah Park, Finley and Hillston to be at Junee's Athenium Theatre on Saturday night.
While Junee's 19-year-old showgirl Teagan McCormack missed out on the round-trip ticket to compete at the Sydney Royal Easter Show, the night allowed her a personal victory.
During her on-stage interview, Miss McCormack described "walking in the footsteps of my grandmother, who about 40 years ago become the Miss NSW."
Having seen photographs of her sashed grandmother, it was not until the weekend that the gravity of her success was realised.
"It's something I only really found out today. I had known about it, but I really came to understand the story," she said.
Junee also managed its share of victories with the announcement on the night that Adrian Eisenhauer had taken second place in the state's show pavilion photographer challenge.
Junee also won the second place prize for the rich fruit cake category.