The Rotary Young Photographer Competition

Information and form downloads for The Rotary Young Photographer Competition

The Young Photographer Competition is a well-established and successful competition organised and promoted by Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland (Rotary GB&I). 

There are three stages to the competition, each designed to support and encourage the development of photographic skills. Some stages may have more than one round.

Aims and Objectives 

The competition aims to encourage young people to: 

  • experiment with photography 
  • use digital and/or traditional methods of photography 
  • demonstrate interpretation of the topic 
  • express ideas through the medium of photography 

 Who can take part? 

The competition is open to all of school age in schools and college communities and those who are home educated, along with any other young peoples’ community organisations, for example, community RotaKids, community Interact, Scout Groups, Girl Guides, Air Cadets. etc.

There are three age groups: 

Junior: 7 to 10 years old 

Intermediate: 11 to 13 years old 

Senior: 14 to 17 years old 

Entrants must not be over the upper age parameter for each group on 31 August 2020.   

With the age qualifying date of 31st August 2020, it should be noted that some junior entrants may be 11, intermediate entrants may be 14 and some senior entrants may be 18 at the time of some or all the stage competitions i.e. a competitor who may be 17 on 31st August but turns 18 on 1st September is allowed to enter. Competitors must include their age on the application form. 

Pupils/Students should enter the competition organised through the Rotary Club of Dronfield and they must indicate their respective group, as detailed above. 

Competitors, schools, colleges, and organisations may participate in a competition held in a Rotary club/district outside of their geographical boundary but may compete in only one club/district event. 




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