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Rule 2 The Clubman Trophy Competition

  • Will be held over five (5) rounds throughout the year, two (2) open and three (3) set subjects.
  • Members may submit up to two (2) prints [Novices may submit up to three (3) prints] and two (2) digital images [Novices may submit up to three (3) digital images] in each round.
  • A novice is defined as someone who has never been placed in any formal internal, or external photographic competition and/or holds no recognized photography qualification.
  • The winning print and the winning digital image in each round will receive a medal (or other suitable memento). 1st, 2nd and 3rd places [and the highest scoring Novice] will receive a certificate.
  • The aim is to promote and reward consistency. The marks obtained by a member for entry in both print and digital image categories of the five (5) rounds of the competition, shall be recorded. The highest two (2) print marks and the highest two (2) digital image marks obtained by a Novice entry in each of the five (5) rounds will be totalled to give their overall mark. The member with the highest overall marks will hold the Clubman of the Year Trophy for one year and also receive a Medal (or other suitable memento). Trophies and medals will also be presented for the highest marked member in the print section, the digital image section and the highest scoring Novice.
  • No member may enter this competition unless they have paid their annual subscription.
  • Mounted prints can be any size but must be on a mount no larger than 20” by 16” (508mm by 407mm). Smaller images and mounts are acceptable.
  • Prints must clearly display a title, the competition entered (e.g. June 2015) and the entrants membership number, ideally on their reverse side, top left, with no information on the front of the print.
  • A Club Label is available from the Competition Secretary, or as a download from the website, but its use is not compulsory.
  • Prints should be accompanied by a small digital image, in jpeg format, for use by the Competition Secretary in maintaining the Competitions Database. The images should be given the same title as the print and should not be more than 1400px wide or 1050px high, DPI is irrelevant.
  • The images should be in a digital folder named;- your name (space) P (space) your membership number. Example – David Kershaw P 277.
  • If you qualify as a novice add an N to the back of your number.
  • All submissions must be given to the Competition Secretary [or other specified recipient] on or before the date specified in the syllabus and/or on our web site.
  • The Images may be given to the Competition Secretary on disc, or on a stick.
  • If you wish to email the images to the Competition Secretary make the subject line of your email – your name (space) ‘P’ (space) your membership number. Example – David Kershaw P 277 and attach the jpeg files to the email. Send Print images and Digital Projected images in a separate email.
  • Digital images should be given a title and be in jpeg format, and should not be more than 1400px wide or 1050px high, DPI is irrelevant.
  • The images should be in a digital folder named;- your name (space) D (space) your membership number. Example – David Kershaw D 277.
  • If you qualify as a novice add an N to the back of your number. 
  • All submissions must be given to the Competition Secretary [or other specified recipient] on or before the date specified in the syllabus and/or on our web site.
  • The Images may be given to the Competition Secretary on disc, or on a stick. If you wish to email the images to the Competition Secretary make the subject line of your email – your name (space) D (space) your membership number. Example – David Kershaw D 277 and attach the jpeg files to the email. Send Print images and Digital Projected images in a separate email.
  • All Images submitted to the competitions must have been photographed by the entrant. Third party processing is allowed but any manipulation of images must be the work of the author.
  • An image can only be entered into a competition once, but the same image may be entered into one Clubman competition, one Annual, one Maurice Biglin Flora competition, one A4 informal novice print competition or informal projected image competition and one Digital online competition.
  • Identical digital images and prints shall be considered to be the same image, unless substantially modified.
  • Members shall at all times have control over the use of their property. Copies of winning images may be requested for the Club website and images may be sought for use by the Club in YPU or Inter-Club competitions, but Members have the right to refuse any such request.
  • Judges appointed are empowered to decide eligibility of entries and Mark down as they feel fit.
  • A Judge will be appointed by the Competition Secretary, to judge the Clubman competitions. The Judge will be invited to mark each image, out of 20 marks, select 1st, 2nd and 3rdplaces and offer constructive comments.  The Judge may award Commended or Highly Commended if he wishes.
  • It is the responsibility of the Competition Secretary and/or Treasurer to ensure that both new and existing members are aware of the Competition Rules and any Amendments to the Rules by publishing the Rules and any Amendments on the Club Website or, on request from any member, provide a printed copy of the Rules or any Amendment.

 

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