Competition Schedule and Categories

Date Type Assigned Other Open Judge  

Entries    Entries

Open        Close

 6 am    11:30 pm 

12/14/22 Digital Stormy Weather Non-traditional   Michael Karchmer 11/16/22 - 11/30/22 
1/11/23 Digital Unusual Perspective Nature   Rick Cloran 12/14/22 - 12/28/22
2/8/23 Digital Something Old

Non-tradition - Series Collage

  Nancy Green
1/11/23 - 1/25/23
3/8/23 Digital Minimalist Nature   Erik Gehring 2/8/23 - 2/22/23
4/12/23 Digital Blue Hour Non-traditional   Lisa Ryan 3/8/23 - 3/29/23
5/10/23 Print Cape Beach Scene Nature - Wildflower(s)
Ken Wiedemann 4/12/23 - 4/26/23
6/14/22 Digital Photos of the Year Mike DiStefano, Bobbi Lane, John Wiliszowski


Rules and Guidelines

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Competition Rules and Guidelines 

Competitions will be six times this year (2022-23), 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 2022-23

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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