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Nature Division Interclub Competition

Director / Email
Lamar Nix·
» 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

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» Nature 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: ✉ ND-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 Nature: The portrayal of the many aspects of nature - plant and animal life, natural features of land and seas or natural phenomena. Nature photography is restricted to the use of the photographic process to depict all branches of natural history, except anthropology and archaeology, in such a fashion that a well-informed person will be able to identify the subject material and certify its honest presentation. See Definition of Nature Photography for full Nature and Wildlife definitions. All images used in PSA Nature Division competitions and PSA-recognized exhibitions must meet the PSA Nature Definition of Nature Photography.

ND 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 



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.


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