Carlisle Camera Club

Annual Competition Rules

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1. Competitions

The following annual competitions will be held each season:

(a) Jackson TrophyIndividual Monochrome Prints
(b) Centenary CupIndividual Colour Prints
(c) Mattinson CupIndividual PDIs
(d) Coronation CupSet of Three Monochrome Prints
(e) The Old Timer TrophySet of Three Colour Prints
(f) Victory CupSet of Three PDIs
(g) Nan Campbell TrophyMonochrome or colour Print

The competitions will be open to both Club and Advanced Class entrants.
No previous entry in an Annual competition may be entered in subsequent Annual competition.

2.   Subjects/Categories

Each entry must have the category stipulated on the print / digital file.
The following categories are applicable to those competitions for which an entry must consist of three separate photographic subjects:

Natural History Including flora & fauna
Sport  
Human Including portrait & figure
Landscape Including rural, urban, sea & sky ‘scapes
Photojournalism  
Record Including architecture, technical & illustrative
Abstract/Non-Conventional/Constructed A constructed photograph is a print or digital image that does not show the essential truth that the photographer saw at the time of taking the photograph
Table Top / Still Life  
Macro / Close-up  

The entry must have the Genre stipulated as part of the Title on the Print / PDI / Digital File.

3. Marking

For Competitions (a), (b) & (c) marked as per Monthly Competitions.
(2) For Competitions (d), (e) & (f) above, entries will be marked out of 30.
(3) For Competition (g) the winner will be decided by majority vote by all attending the Clubs’ Annual Dinner.

4. Entries

–       All competitions are open to all club members.

–       Members may not submit entries into a competition that have been used in that competition in previous years.

The rules for each of the competitions are as follows:

a. Jackson Trophy

(1)    An entry is to consist of 1 monochrome print.

(2)    Each member may submit 2 entries.

b. Centenary Cup

(1)    An entry is to consist of 1 colour print.

(2)    Each member may submit 2 entries.

c. Mattinson Cup

(1)    An entry is to consist of 1 digital image.

(2)    Each member may submit 2 entries.

d. Coronation Cup

(1)    An entry is to consist of a set of 3 monochrome prints of entirely different subjects (see above)

(2)    Each member may submit 1 entry

e. The Old Timer Trophy

(1)    An entry is to consist of a set of 3 colour prints of entirely different subjects (see above).

(2)    Each member may submit 1 entry.

(3)    The winner will be the entrant with the highest aggregate score for their set of 3 prints.

f. Victory Cup

(1)    An entry is to consist of a set of 3 colour digital images of entirely different subjects (see above).

(2)    Each member may submit 1 entry.

(3)    The winner will be the entrant with the highest aggregate score for their set of 3 images.

g. St Kilda Trophy

(1)    An entry is to consist of 1 monochrome or colour print the subject of which should be of a Scottish location.

(2)    Each member may submit 1 entry.

(3)    The winner will be determined by majority vote by those present at the Clubs’ annual dinner.
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