Competition Schedule and Categories

Date Type Assigned Other Open Judge       Entries open - Entries close
                 6 am - 11:30 pm
12/8/21 Digital Environmental Portrait Non-traditional   Suz Karchmer 11/10/21 - 11/24/21 
1/12/22 Digital Cape Harbors
Nature: Landscape   Bob Singer 12/8/21 - 12/29/21
2/9/22 Digital Animal Portrait
Non-traditional   Nancy Green
1/12/22 - 1/26/22
3/9/22 Digital Oak Grove Cemetery Nature   Rick Cloran 2/9/22 - 2/23/22
4/13/22 Digital Long Exposure Non-traditional: B&W   David Marshak
3/9/22 - 3/30/22
5/11/22 Digital Cape Cod at Night
Charlie Burke
4/13/2022 - 4/27/22
6/8/22 Digital Photos of the Year Jim Pennypacker, Jim Walczak, Ken Wiedemann


Rules and Guidelines

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Competition Rules and Guidelines

Competitions will be six times this year (2020-21), once a month, from December through May.  Please click the link above to access the general rules and guidelines developed by the competition committee to learn everything you need to know to enter our club's competitions. 

Special Nature Rules for UCCC Nature Competitions

The rules for the Nature category are included in the 'Competition Guidelines.' This document is an explanation of the rules with examples that should help with understanding the rules and selecting images for UCCC Nature competitions.

Assigned Category Topics for 2021-22

Guide to Resizing for Digital Competitions

For our digital competitions, images should be resized to a maximum width of 1920 pixels and/or a height of 1080 pixels. This guide will help you to do it.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Submitting Competition Images to the Website

If you are new to submitting to the competitions, or are having problems with uploading your images, please read these instructions. If you have any issues, please contact one of the 3 people listed and they can check to see if your images have been submitted successfully.

Competition Level Assignments

Competition is not a Dirty Word

A great article from the PSA Journal about the benefits and value of competing.

That Competition Judge Doesn't Appreciate My Images!

An excellent article by Bob Singer about the rationale behind the way images are scored in a competition.

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