Competition Dates & Rules for 2017-2018

The regular competition nights for the coming year are Monday, September 25, 2017, November 27, 2017, January 29, 2018 and March 26, 2018 , with the Best of the Year competition occurring on May 22, 2017. Meetings begin promptly at 7:15 on competition nights. Competition categories include Digital Print Images (DPI), Small Color prints, Small Mono prints, Large Color prints and Large Mono prints. You may enter any image of your choosing. Up to three images may be submitted in each category other than Large Color and Mono where only 2 prints per completion are allowed.  Along with the regular categories, the club has a special DPI competition with assigned topics.  The assigned topics for the additional DPI competition are:

Transportation        September 25, 2017
Three of a Kind       November 27, 2017
Shadow(s)              January 22, 2018
Sports                     March 26, 2018          

On competition nights the business meeting will start at 7:15pm, and competition will follow immediately at 7:30pm. Members are encouraged to submit all images for consideration by 7:15.

Guests and visitors are always welcome. You must be a paid member in order to compete in the monthly competitions. An individual membership is $35.00 annually and a family memberships is $52.50.

Interested in competing but don't know where to begin? Attend any of our meetings and just ask for help. We will be happy assist you in getting started with all of the information that you need, whether you want to print and mount your images or learn how to properly present your digital image files.  Our club sells poster board suitable for mounting competition prints at very reasonable prices.

You can also easily download the Competition Rules and print label templates on our Documents and Easy File Download Page.  

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