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                           NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC

RULES OF THE CONTEST

(A)     The contest will be hosted by NPTSA in March

(B)     Digital image and titled and properly for projection, size 1024px-689px SRGB jpg. With club name on CD and e-mail address. Any entry showing any other marking will be disqualified; Entries will not be accepted if they have previously been entered in the competition before digital image, and any type of manipulation carried out.

(C)   The NPTSA will arrange for a judge approved by a photographic society. . The judge will be paid incidental expenses at the discretion of the secretary. The judge will be provided with a set of the current rules of the contest and a list of coded entry number against each Digital image.

(D)   The committee may revise format of the competition if it feels that it would be in the interest of the competition and the reason submitted to the A.G.M for member .approval.

(E)     A maximum number of ten Digital images per club in the photographic cup. Digital images per .person but in all other undertaking in the individual competition £1.00 per entries

(F)   Accompanying these entries must be on the entry forms completed in all respects by each club / undertaking in the competition. No entry will be accepted unless each club member has been previously registered in the proper manner with the secretary. The registered numbers are allocated to each competitor by the secretary and are quoted on every entry form, No registered number may be exchanged or replaced or any form altered after being recorded by the secretary.

(G)    All Trophies and digital images are to be taken or sent to the secretary of the NPTSA competition by the closing date January 31st   it is your club’s responsibility and nobody else. Entry fee is £10 for competition. If you like your digital image return please supply S.A.E

(I)      All trophies won by your club must have to be engraved and if not, there will be a fine of £10 per trophy plus the engraving.

      (J)       All cheques payable to NPTSA PHOTOGRAPHIC SECTION

                                          Trophies

      1.    THE PHOTOGRAPHIC CUP 

This shall consist of a maximum of ten digital images from anyone club. No individual competitor may enter more than three Digital Image; all entries to confirm with rule (g), the winning club will be the one with the highest overall points.

 2.    INTER-CITY TROPHY                                                                                                                              

        The team gaining the second highest marks for and Digital Images.

3.    CHARLES GOTHARD SHIELD 

     The team gaining the third highest marks for and Digital Images. 

4.  PARKS TROPHY  

      The team gaining the highest marks . 

5.    DOBSON TROPHY

     Best Digital Images. 

                                 INDIVIDUAL COMPETITIONS

All the competitions below are separate from the above competitions, each member participant in the individual competition a fee of £1.00 per print or Digital Image.

1.    MONOCHROME DIGITAL TROPHY

2.    THE IAN DAVIES TROPHY   For the best transport .

3.    DIGITAL ART

4.    DESIGNATED DIGITAL IMAGE TROPHY

For the best colour Digital Image in the nominated subject.

     5. Note one person from a club in the competition to come and receive any trophies won.        

     6.  Digital image to file for each competition such as Inter City Trophy etc.                                                                                                                                                          

     7.  Send your CD to S.F.Kingman NPTSA  50 Otway Street Gillingham Kent ME7 1EU                                                                                                                                  

                                 e-mail  sidkingman@hotmail.com

            Entry Forms can be downloaded from the Photographic News page