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Australian Cup

Aust Cup 2020 FLYER WEB  pdf Australian Cup Catalogue 2021 (21.26 MB)

     pdf Australian Cup Catalogue 2020 (9.83 MB)

  pdf Australian Cup Catalogue 2019 (12.70 MB)

  pdf Australian Cup Catalogue 2018 (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 22 May 2022 and we will do the rest.

 

AUSTRALIAN CUP - OPEN 1ST MARCH 2022

pdf Australian Cup Brochure 2022 (4.05 MB)

ONLINE ENTRY

Each club, APS member or non APS member, may enter the competition.  The upload must be completed by 23 May 2022.

ENTER HERE

 

 

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;
    • 2 image per person for clubs with more than 40 members,
    • 3 images per person for clubs with less than or equal to 40 but more than 20 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. A Club's images wil not be presented to judges consecutively. A Club's 20 images will be distributed throughout rounds of judging in that section. Distribution of images will be in the same round order as submitted by the Club.
  6. Images entered in previous Australian Cup competitions will not be accepted.
  7. Any subject (colour or mono) is acceptable but images of a nude nature will not 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:

  1. 2022 APS Australian Cup for the Australian Photographic Club club with the highest points.
  2. APS Gold medal for the club ranked second. Electronic version for club website.
  3. APS Silver medal for the club ranked third. Electronic version for club website.
  4. APS Bronze medal for the club ranked fourth. Electronic version for club website.
  5. Six APS honourable mentions for the clubs ranked 5th to10th. Electronic version  for club  website.
  6. The authors of the club ranked first receive an honourable mention.
  7. 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.
  8. Each juror will award one image 'Judges Choice Award'.
  9. One Chairman's Choice Award.
  10. Each author can only receive one prize.
  11. 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

  • 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 29th July 2022. An electronic catalogue will be will sent to all participating clubs by mid October 2022.


JURY PANEL

Anna Joveva  QPSA - North Macedonia

Ly Hoang Long EFIAP EVAPA EsVAPA FISF RISF3 - Vietnam

Yuk Fung Garius Hung EPSA EFIAP GPU-VIP2 GPU-CR2 FPSEA AAPA EUPHK PUPHK - Hong Kong

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 2022 (4.05 MB)


CALENDAR

 Open  1 March 2022
 Close  23 May 2022
 Judging  6-20 June 2022
 Results  31 July 2022

 


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