Competition Rules

INTERNAL COMPETITIONS
(i) OPEN AND SET SUBJECT COMPETITIONS

Competitions are open to all fully paid up members of the society.
The Society or its personnel cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to submissions or associated materials however caused.
All images and any elements used must be member's own work.

CATEGORIES
1. PRINTS (COLOUR OR MONO)
2. PROJECTED IMAGES (PDI's COLOUR OR MONO)

ENTRIES

Members may enter 3 Prints as well as 3 PDI's. (Or as may be decided by the committee)
In the event that 30 or more entries being submitted in either Print or PDI Sections the 3rd entry will be omitted from the competition. Notification of the implementation of such decision will be sent to members affected.
Images awarded 1st, 2nd or 3rd highest marks are not eligible for resubmission in subsequent open competitions but are eligible for resubmission in set subject competitions.
Images not awarded 1st, 2nd or 3rd highest marks are eligible for resubmission in one additional open or set subject competition.

SUBMISSION OF PRINTS
Prints can be of any size up to a maximum to fit on a 40cm x 50cm mount.
The member's name, membership number, image title, competition title and competition date to be written on the back of the print mount, on a label if preferred.
Entries to be submitted to the Competition Secretary together with a completed Competition Entry Form on the date as specified in the programme of meetings unless agreed with the competition secretary.

PRINT MOUNTS
Print mounts can be any size but not exceeding 40cm x 50cm.
NB: For our own exhibitions we require prints to be on a 40cm x 50cm mount.

SUBMISSION OF PDI's
Size to be a maximum of 1400 pixels wide x a maximum of 1050 pixels high. (For landscape mode, with constrain proportions applied, resize width of original image file to 1400 pxs. For portrait mode, with constrain proportions applied, resize the height of the original image file to 1050 pxs.)
Colour space to be sRGB.
Image files to be titled with the Image Number (prefixed by zero) space Image Title
(e.g. 01 Water Front)
The selected images to be placed in a folder tiltled with the member's name (e.g. John Smith)
Entries to be placed on a memory stick and submitted along with a completed Entry Form on the date as specified in the programme of meetings unless agreed with the competition secretary.

SCORING OF ENTRIES
Marks will be awarded to all images out of 20.
At the end of the Society's season trophies will be awarded to the member gaining the highest scores in each category.
Trophies will be held for twelve months and become the responsibility of the recipient.

SUBMISSION OF WINNING PRINT ENTRIES FOR WEBSITE
Members gaining a placing of 1st., 2nd. or 3rd. in the Print category are to send files to the webmaster by email or memory stick in a separate folder named 'Web Prints' for display on the Society's web site. Such image files to be JPEGs with a maximum width of 1400 pixels x a maximum height of 1050 pixels, high quality and with sRGB Colour Space. Such images will then be adjusted to meet the requirements of the website by the webmaster.

COMPETITION ENTRY FORM
Click on the link
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