Annual Competition

Every year, the Club holds its Annual Competition and prints from this competition are held by the club for use in Exhibitions and for Inter Club Competitions. The hand in for the Annual Competition 2020 is on 29th  March.

Because of the lockdown as a result of the Coronavirus, the judging and report will not be done in public. The DPI Judging by David Butler, MFIAP EPSA ARPS will be at a date to be announced and results posted on the website. Entry form can be found at the bottom of this page.  The  Print Judging by Tillman Kleinhans ARPS EFIAP/b DPAGB BPE3* will go ahead eventually and you will be contacted later.

The six sections are the same as the Monthly Competition

Open and Altered RealityColour Prints, Mono Prints and projected Images

Pictorial– Colour Prints, Mono Prints and projected Images

CurvesColour Prints, Mono Prints and projected Images

People -Colour Prints, Mono Prints and projected Images

Panel/Photojournalism -Colour Prints, Mono Prints and projected Images

NatureColour Prints, Mono Prints and projected Images


Click on the links above to remind yourself of the rules for each competition.

Click here to see what you have entered this year and how well you have done.

You may enter a total of 6 under each title, with a maximum of 3 in any section.  In the Panel/PJ competition you may enter 1 colour panel of three prints, one mono panel of three prints and up to three Photojournalism PDIs

 The McBirnie Trophy is awarded to the best mono print panel and the Colour Panel Cup to the best colour print panel.  


All  projected images entered in the monthly competitions will be automatically entered for the annual.   If you want to replace any please send replacements to with clear instructions of what is being replaced. If you did not enter the monthlies and wish to make an entry please put your images  into folders for each section and remember to name them as required – surname_initials_number 1-3_title. – as on your entry form.

Please read the instructions on the entry form carefully.  PLEASE SEND ENTRY FORM TO


Annual PDI entry form 2020