PPD Interclub: Club Print Competition

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✉ Elaine Hoffman

2019-2020 PICTORIAL PRINT INTERCLUB RESULTS For older competition results, scroll to the bottom of this page.
» Pictorial Print Division Interclub Guidelines and Entry Details

About / Info:  Groups & Entries / Round: 
This print competition is open to PSA member clubs. Following each competition, the club standings are sent to participating clubs and the winning images are shown on this page through the links aboveFor more information, contact the director at: ✉ PPD-IC-director@psa-photo.org.

Five categories: Large & Small Color, Large & Small Mono, and Creative. 4 prints by 4 members. You can make a partial entry if you don't have four prints in a category. If club was not able to submit prints in a competition, can enter them the next time as long as they are marked "make up."  - three rounds
Registration: Entry: 

Clubs may join at any time during the competition but must join by the club registration deadline of October 15 to participate in round one. Include camera club name, PSA club number, primary club contact name, email, secondary club contact’s name and email. Ribbons are sent to the primary Club Representative. If the mailing address and telephone number has been changed, please send changes to the director’s email link above.

ALL INTERCLUBS WILL BE WORKING WITH A NEW SYSTEM FOR 2021-22 competitions. Do not register or upload any releases until you are notified to do so. Thank you!

Only for those clubs that have pre-registered. See left for registration details.

Prints are mailed in.

Schedule:  Rules & Awards / Round:

This competition is held three (3) times each competition year, beginning in the fall. Deadline for competitions are November 15, February 15, and April 15. Any club that is a PSA member may choose to compete as a club, with awards going to individuals, and to the top three clubs with the highest accumulated points for the year. 

1st, 2nd, 3rd & one HM for 10 entries in each category. Rules for entering - Rules for entering Creative Altered Reality Cannot re-enter any images that were scored in a previous round.
Qualifying Images: End of Year (EOY) Awards: 

Information: Clubs take turns hosting the competitions. The club selects three judges who score the prints on the basis of interest, composition, and technique. 

3 highest scoring clubs in each group receive EOY certificates and the top scoring club receives a plaque, if desired.

Information: Host Club Responsibilities provides judging information. 

PERMISSION FOR PSA TO USE IMAGES                                    

If you wish to allow the Photographic Society of America (PSA) to display any of your images which have been entered in an Interclub competition, you will need to sign/agree to the following release form, provided here as a downloadable link. Please note that this form is not a requirement with respect to having your images used in the Interclub Competitions; it is only required if you are willing to have such images displayed on the PSA's web site.

“I hereby give permission for the Photographic Society of America (PSA) to display any of my images submitted through my camera club for use in PSA interclub competitions. I certify that I am the copyright holder of the images. I hereby agree that this work is my original work created solely by me and does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, oral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or party.

I hereby give permission for the Photographic Society of America to display such images on the PSA's own website.

I retain copyright of the image(s) and these images may not be used by PSA for any purpose other than stated above without my additional explicit written permission. The PSA will not directly or indirectly post these images on any other web sites such as social media sites without such written consent.”

PSA Release Form: docjpg (updated January 2021)
Club permission: doc

A Consultant is available to help PSA-member clubs enter the Interclub Competitions. This service can be found in Clubs/Councils area, which is available after Club Representative login.