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Australian Cup

Aust Cup 2020 FLYER WEB

  pdf 2019 CATALOGUE (1.21 MB)

pdf 2018 CATALOGUE (7.85 MB)

NOW ELIGIBLE FOR APS HONOURS

The great Australian Photographic Challenge is on. We are looking for the best images from Australian Photographic Club members both as a club and as individual photographers. This is an opportunity for clubs to showcase their best work and to promote themselves. There will be recognition at the highest level with the awards being presented at the APSCON Awards dinner on 6 September 2020. There will be 10 awards for clubs and 29 awards for individual photographers presented and the judging will be done by three international judges. This is an opportunity put your clubs work on the global stage.

So, all you need to do is chose 20 of the best images made by club members and enter by 24th May and we will do the rest.

OPENS - 1st March 2020    CLOSES - 24th May 2020

   pdf Australian Cup 2020 - Download Brochure (2.53 MB)

 

ONLINE ENTRY

Each club, APS member or non APS member, may enter the competition.  The upload must be completed by 24th May 2020.

ENTER HERE

 


RULES FOR AUTHORS

  1. 20 PHOTOS PER CLUB ARE MANDATORY using the following limits;
    • 1 image per person for clubs with more than 75 members,
    • 2 images per person for clubs with less than 75 but more than 40 members,
    • 3 images per person for clubs with less than 40 but more than 20 members,
    • 4 images per person for clubs with less than 20 but more than 10 members,
    • 5 images per person for clubs with less than 10 members.
  2. Australian Clubs only are permitted to participate.
  3. Authors may only enter with one club
  4. Coherency between photos is not required.
  5. Images entered in previous Australian Cup competitions will not be accepted.
  6. Any subject (colour or mono) is acceptable but no images of a pornographic nature will be accepted.


ORGANISING COMMITTEE

  • Pia Jessen EFIAP/s GMAPS SAPS
  • Margaret O’Grady EFIAP/s GMAPS SAPS PSQA (Chair)
  • John North EFIAP/s GPUcm4 FAPS SSAPS PSQA
  • John Doody AFIAP AAPS
  • Ewan Arnolda (Certificate Design)


PRIZES

Awards are as follows:

  • 2020 APS Australian Cup for Australian Photographic Clubs for the best club (club with the most points).
  • APS Gold medal for the club ranked second. Electronic version for club website.
  • APS Silver medal for the club ranked third. Electronic version for club website.
  • APS Bronze medal for the club ranked fourth. Electronic version for club website.
  • Six APS honourable mentions for the clubs ranked 5th to10th. Electronic version for club website.
  • The authors of the club ranked first receive an honourable mention.
  • One APS gold medal, two APS silver medals and three APS bronze medals will award works of exceptional quality, independent of the club´s classification.
  • Each juror will award one image ‘Judges Choice’.
  • Each author can only receive one prize.
  • All entered Images and individual awards will be eligible to count as national acceptances and awards towards the Australian Honours LAPS, AAPS. (APS 2020/05)


EXHIBITIONS

  • The awarded images will be exhibited at APSCON 2020 as a rolling display on a TV screen. The results will be announced in July and the awards ceremony will be at APSCON 2020 (6 September). An electronic catalogue will be will sent to all participating clubs by mid-October 2020.


SELECTION PANEL

Wilson Teo Hon.FSWAN Hon.EUSPA F.ICS A.ICS A.SPM

Norbet Heil APSA  MPSA  EFIAP/b

Manolis Metzakis GPU CR5  GPU ZEUS  EFIAP/p  ESFIAP QPSA

The judging will be performed remotely by the three international judges listed above who will score each image out of 9. These scores will then be added together to give the final score. The highest scoring images are then shown to the judges again for selection of the awards.


CALENDAR

Open             1 March 2020

Close              24 May 2020

Judging    11-24 June 2020

Results           30 July 2020

 


WORKS SIZE

  • A maximum size of 1920 pixels wide (horizontal direction) and 1200 pixels high (vertical direction) with a maximum file size of 2MB.


ENTRY FEE

• $40 per club payable on entry.


CONTACTS

• Margaret O’Grady EFIAP/s GMAPS SAPS PSQA  >>Email Margaret