Club Competition Rules
There are two leagues: The Committee will provide guidance on the selection of the league suitable for members. There will be four bi-monthly competitions i.e. two digital image competitions and two print competitions as well as a final Annual Open Competition at the end of the season.

A maximum of four digital images or prints can be submitted per competition. Images can be of any subject. An external judge will award a mark out of 20 for each entry, and a total for each member will be recorded. These totals will be entered onto the league table and after the final bi-monthly competition of the season, the league ONE entrant with the highest score will become the club champion and be awarded the club’s annual trophy. (Baird Silver Trophy). A second trophy will also be awarded to the club champion for him or her to keep as a permanent memento of their achievement. There will be a trophy also for the best beginner who will automatically be promoted to the advanced section. An image or print may only be used once in all of the club competitions but may be entered into the Annual Open Competition at the end of the season. A trophy (Best in Show) will also be awarded for the winner of this competition.

A maximum of four digital images OR four prints, OR a combination of both digital images and prints can be entered into the Annual OPEN competition. Images can be of any subject but must conform to the notes below.

Notes in relation to Club Competitions: Prints can be any size but all prints must be mounted with a MAXIMUM size for the mount being
20 inch by 16 inch (500mm x 400mm). All prints must be titled on the back and the details included on a competition entry form. No personal details are allowed anywhere on the print. Digital images can be supplied on a memory stick or disk accompanied by a completed competition entry form.
- Landscape format digital images must be titled and resized to 1400 x 1050 pixels.
- Portrait format images must be titled and resized to 1050 pixels vertically with the aspect ratio maintained. Please ask a member of the committee if you require help in resizing your images.

Failure to comply with any of the above may result in your image or print being rejected from the competitions.