General Entry Rules

General Entry Rules:

1. The RPC runs two in-club competitions a year. One in the Fall (October/November) and one in the spring February/March)

2. For both competitions the entries will be digital. All entries must be entered through the website. All images will be jpg format and be no larger than 1400 pixels on the long edge.

3. Images may be entered into one of three levels. Advanced, Intermediate, or Novice. It is up to the member to ensure they enter in the proper level.

4. Images entered in the wrong category may be moved to the appropriate category.

5. A maximum of FIVE entries per member can be entered into each competition. There is no limit on the number of entries per category. If you want to enter all five into one category you may do so.

6. When entering photos please ensure a name for the photo is entered in the appropriate box when submitting and also check the box if you wish to receive comments back from the judges. Keep in mind that all members can see the comments of your photo at presentation time.

7. Editing of images is acceptable in all categories but the results must look realistic.

8. Submitted images must be photographed and edited by the member.

9. Entries with marks identifying the photographer on the image itself (e.g. watermark) will be disqualified.

10. It is the responsibility of the member to inform the competition committee if they are changing the level they are entering into from a previous competition. This ensures their photos get placed in the correct category and level. Please email of this change.

11. The RPC is a family-oriented organization and photos entered are to be appropriate for family viewing.

12. Judges can enter the competitions but will only be able to judge categories that they have not entered their photos into.

13. All decisions made by the judges and the Competition committee are final.

14. Any and all questions shall be directed to This eliminates the potential for a judge to view images prior to a competition.