PTD FOR CLUBS


PTD Interclub Competition

Director / Email
✉ Suniel Marathe, MPSA·
» REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 15.  All clubs must register or re-register at: http://www.psa-programs.org/interclub-registration/

ROUNDS END
: November 15, February 15, April 15

2018-2019 PHOTO TRAVEL INTERCLUB RESULTS 2017-2018 PHOTO TRAVEL INTERCLUB RESULTS For older competition results, scroll to the bottom of this page.
» Photo Travel Division Interclub Guidelines and Entry Details

About / Info:  Groups & Entries / Round: 
This digital 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: ✉ PTD-IC-director@psa-photo.org.

Clubs are divided into groups of 25 or less: New clubs start in the lowest group, 6 images by 6 members - 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.

  REGISTER FOR THE COMPETITION  

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

  ENTER COMPETITION  


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. 

Digital only, 10% receive Awards, 10% receive HMs (ribbons), Make-up entries not eligible for awards. Cannot re-enter any images that were scored in a previous round.
Qualifying Images: End of Year (EOY) Awards: 

Definition of Photo Travel: A Photo Travel image expresses the characteristic features or culture of a land as they are found naturally. There are no geographic limitations. Images from events or activities arranged specifically for photography, or of subjects directed or hired for photography are not appropriate. Close up pictures of people or objects must include features that provide information about the environment. Techniques that add, relocate, replace or remove any element of the original image, except by cropping, are not permitted. The only allowable adjustments are removal of dust or digital noise, restoration of the appearance of the original scene, and complete conversion to greyscale monochrome. Other derivations, including infrared, are not permitted. All allowed adjustments must appear natural.

PTD Interclub Guidelines (updated for 2019-2020): pdf  

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: doc 


2016-2017 PHOTO TRAVEL INTERCLUB RESULTS 2015-2016 PHOTO TRAVEL INTERCLUB RESULTS 2014-2015 PHOTO TRAVEL INTERCLUB RESULTS 2013-2014 PHOTO TRAVEL INTERCLUB RESULTS