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Updated 31st March 2018

Felixstowe Photographic Society Rules

Section 3 - Monthly Competitions

1.   Scoring.   The   top   four   images   are   placed   in   order   of   merit   by   the   Judge(s).   The   points awarded   are   1 st ,   4   points,   2 nd ,   3   points,   3 rd ,   2   points,   4 th ,   1   point.    In   addition   each   member submitting images in any competition is awarded 1 point in that competition. 2.   In   each   competition   the   winner   is   that   member   who   at   the   end   of   the   competition   year (December)   has   attained   the   highest   score.      In   the   case   of   two   or   more   members   having   the same   score,   the   committee   will   determine   the   overall   winner   of   the   competition   by   using   the count back method based on the order of merit placings gained during the year. 3.       Monthly   competitions   are   either   Open   Subject   or   have   a   set   theme   as   listed   in   the   current programme. 4.    Once   entered   in   a   monthly   competition,   an   image   cannot   be   entered   in   another   FPS monthly competition but may be entered in an Annual competition. 5.    During   a   competition   year   (January   to   December)   8   monthly   competitions   will   be   held. Members   are   excluded   each   year   from   one   monthly   competition   of   their   choice   to   allow members    who    judge    the    competitions    to    compete    fairly.    Any    member    who    enters    all competitions will not score points in the last competition entered. 6.  Members are either intermediate or advanced workers in the monthly competitions. 7.     A    member    can    enter    the    Intermediate    Cup    (formerly    called    The    Cosgrove    Cup) competition   as   an   intermediate   monochrome   worker   until   they   have   won   this   trophy   and from   then   onwards   they   shall   be   an   advanced   monochrome   worker   and   enter   the   Woodrow Cup. 8.    A   member   can   enter   the   Colour   Pot   competition   as   an   intermediate   colour   worker   until they   have   won   this   trophy   and   from   then   onwards   they   shall   be   an   Advanced   Worker   and enter the Pardon Shield competition. 9.    A   member   who   in   the   opinion   of   the   committee   has   reached   the   required   standard   can   be deemed as either an advanced monochrome or advanced colour worker. 10.    The   Colour   Trophy   and   the   Monochrome   Trophy   competitions   are   open   equally   to intermediate and advanced workers. 11. The Photographer of the Year is awarded to the member who scores the highest aggregate score in all monthly competitions during the competition year. 12. Details of entry type and closing date are in the current programme.

Summary of Monthly Competition

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© Felixstowe Photographic Society. All Rights Reserved 2018
Updated 31st March 2018

Felixstowe Photographic

Society Rules

Section 3 - Monthly Competitions

1.   Scoring.   The   top   four   images   are   placed   in   order   of   merit by   the   Judge(s).   The   points   awarded   are   1 st ,   4   points,   2 nd , 3    points,    3 rd ,    2    points,    4 th ,    1    point.     In    addition    each member   submitting   images   in   any   competition   is   awarded 1 point in that competition. 2.   In   each   competition   the   winner   is   that   member   who   at the   end   of   the   competition   year   (December)   has   attained the   highest   score.      In   the   case   of   two   or   more   members having   the   same   score,   the   committee   will   determine   the overall   winner   of   the   competition   by   using   the   count   back method   based   on   the   order   of   merit   placings   gained   during the year. 3.       Monthly   competitions   are   either   Open   Subject   or   have   a set theme as listed in the current programme. 4.    Once   entered   in   a   monthly   competition,   an   image   cannot be   entered   in   another   FPS   monthly   competition   but   may   be entered in an Annual competition. 5.    During   a   competition   year   (January   to   December)   8 monthly   competitions   will   be   held.   Members   are   excluded each   year   from   one   monthly   competition   of   their   choice   to allow   members   who   judge   the   competitions   to   compete fairly.   Any   member   who   enters   all   competitions   will   not score points in the last competition entered. 6.    Members   are   either   intermediate   or   advanced   workers   in the monthly competitions. 7.    A   member   can   enter   the   Intermediate   Cup   (formerly called   The   Cosgrove   Cup)   competition   as   an   intermediate monochrome   worker   until   they   have   won   this   trophy   and from   then   onwards   they   shall   be   an   advanced   monochrome worker and enter the Woodrow Cup. 8.    A   member   can   enter   the   Colour   Pot   competition   as   an intermediate   colour   worker   until   they   have   won   this   trophy and   from   then   onwards   they   shall   be   an   Advanced   Worker and enter the Pardon Shield competition. 9.    A   member   who   in   the   opinion   of   the   committee   has reached   the   required   standard   can   be   deemed   as   either   an advanced monochrome or advanced colour worker. 10.     The    Colour    Trophy    and    the    Monochrome    Trophy competitions     are     open     equally     to     intermediate     and advanced workers. 11. The Photographer of the Year is awarded to the member who scores the highest aggregate score in all monthly competitions during the competition year. 12. Details of entry type and closing date are in the current programme.

Summary of Monthly Competition