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Australian Cup

Aust Cup 2020 FLYER WEB

     pdf 2020 CATALOGUE (9.83 MB)

pdf 2019 CATALOGUE (12.70 MB)

pdf 2018 CATALOGUE (7.85 MB)

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 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.

All you need to do is chose 20 of the best images made by club members and enter by 23 May 2021 and we will do the rest.

 

AUSTRALIAN CUP - OPEN 1ST MARCH 2021

 

ONLINE ENTRY

Each club, APS member or non APS member, may enter the competition.  The upload must be completed by 23 May 2021.

ENTER HERE

 


RULES FOR AUTHORS

RULES FOR CLUBS

Each club, APS member or non APS member, may enter the competition at:
https://apsauscup.myphotoclub.com.au/

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 or equal to 75 but more than 40 members,
    • 3 images per person for clubs with less than or equal to 40 but more than 20 members,
    • 4 images per person for clubs with less than or equal to 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 (coordinators must check that authors have only entered with one club). Club coordinators must advise their members if their image has been chosen for the club’s Australian Cup entry.
  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 nude nature will be accepted.

Image specifications:

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

Note: The image details are asked for and entered after image has been uploaded


ORGANISING COMMITTEE

  • John Doody AFIAP AAPS CAPS/b (Chairman)
  • Pia Jessen EFIAP/g GMAPS SAPS
  • John North EFIAP/s GPUcm4 FAPS SSAPS PSQA
  • Margaret O’Grady EFIAP/s GMAPS SAPS PSQA


PRIZES

Awards are as follows:

  • 2021 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, independently of the club´s classification.

  • Each judge will also choose his personal favourite.
  • Competition Chairperson will choose their personal favourite

  • 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).

 

Sponsored by MomentoPro Dark The 10 top scoring clubs receive an 80-page Momento Pro Photobook with Reg softcover.

  • Individual Gold Medal winner receives a $200 Momento Pro Photobook Voucher
  • Individual Silver Medal winners receive a $150 Momento Pro Photobook Voucher
  • Individual Bronze Medal winners receive a $50 Momento Pro Photobook Voucher
  • Judge's Choice recipients receive a $50 Momento Pro Photobook Voucher 


EXHIBITIONS

  • žThe awarded images will be exhibited across APS social media outlets after the results are announced in July.  An online presentation night will be held on the 30th July 2021. An electronic catalogue will be will sent to all participating clubs by mid October 2021.


JURY PANEL

Ann Bastion  FPSNZ EFIAP MFIAP - New Zealand

Arne Bergo
EPSA EFIAP/g ESFIAP NSMiF/g HoneENSFF - Norway

Elena McTighe HonPSA MPSA ESFIAP HonFPSNY - USA

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

For more infromation and bio's of the judges, please download the brochure. pdf Australian Cup Brochure 2021 (7.06 MB)


CALENDAR

 Open  1 March 2021
 Close  23 May 2021
 Judging  1-21 June 2021
 Judging  31 July 2021

 


WORKS SIZE

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


ENTRY FEE

• $40 per club payable on entry.


CONTACTS

• John Doody AFIAP AAPS CAPS/b  >>Email John