Important information  COVID 19

To enter, follow these simple instructions and tips:

  1. Write a love letter to Cup Week telling us in 300 words or less your favourite Melbourne Cup Carnival memory.
  2. You must begin your love letter with “Dear Cup Week, I love you…”
  3. We highly encourage entries to be creative, and they do not have to follow the traditional written letter format. You may submit a short story, poem or even a song. Don’t be afraid to use drama, humour or emotion in your letter.
  4. Upload your love letter in a PDF or Word document and complete the form below.

Click the top month or year for a faster process. Please note, the years drop-down in decade increments.


PRIVACY NOTICE: VRC needs to collect your personal information to facilitate your competition entry. VRC may use and disclose your personal information in accordance with this statement, and our Privacy Policy available at  If you do not provide your personal information, we will not be able to process your competition entry.  We may disclose your personal information to other parties, including service providers, partners and sponsors (that may be located overseas from time to time). We may use and disclose your personal information for direct marketing purposes, sending you publications, quality and improvement initiatives, advising you of offers from our partners and sponsors, and getting connected, unless you opt out. Our Privacy Policy contains information about how you may access and seek correction of your personal information, how you may complain about a breach of your privacy, and how we will deal with that complaint.

View Love Letter to Cup Week - terms and conditions (PDF)