Cowbridge Rotary 2021 Calendar Competition

Details of the competition can be found on this page.

Calendar poster

How to enter


1. The theme for the 2021 Calendar is “Out of the Ordinary”. This reflects the extraordinary year 2020 and invites entrants to consider how, while restricted to doing ordinary things, extraordinary times have emerged, reflected in interesting, fun and extraordinary photographs

2. The competition features 12 categories:

a. On the Coast

b. In the Garden

c. Pets at Play

d. Creative Bakes

e. Our Countryside

f. Family Life

g. Keeping Active

h. Skylines

i. Interesting Buildings

j. Weather

k. Wildlife

l. Life in Lockdown

3. Submission is limited to one entry per person per category

4. Entries should feature photographs taken in the United Kingdom during 2020

5. Where relevant pets, wild or farm animals should be taken in a natural setting

6. Closing date for submission of a photograph is 23.59hrs on Sunday, 11th October 2020.

7. The winning photographs will each feature on one month of the Cowbridge Rotary Calendar for 2021

8. Category winners will each received a voucher to the value of £10 with the overall winner receiving a voucher to the total value of £25

9. Entries should be submitted online to cowbridge.rotary@yahoo.co.uk

10. Each entry must include the name, address, age and contact number of the photographer and clearly identify which category it is being submitted to

11. Any images featuring people require consent of use. Where required, photo entries must be accompanied by a Consent Form, clearly identifying the relevant image. See Consent requirements. (See below)

12. Submissions should be submitted in JPEG format.Entry_NatWest_6_Nations_18.doc

13. Maximum size of 5mb (Please keep copies of your original files if they are bigger than this, as we may need them later on if you are successful)

14. Closing date for submission of a photograph is 23.59hrs on Sunday, 11th October 2020.

15. Please ensure you read the full terms and conditions before entering. (See below)

16. Submission of images will be considered as explicit consent for Cowbridge Rotary use in publication/publicity and/or online presentation associated with the Calendar competition  

17. Images submitted cannot be returned, so you should keep your own copies

18. For full competition details and rules: www.cowbridgerotary.club

 

 

Judging

1. Judging will be undertaken by independent panel, with images submitted to the panel anonymously

2. Judging will be completed in two phases. In the first, submissions will be shortlisted to the best three entries in each category. At the second phase, the judging panel will meet to review the shortlist, select each category winner and choose the overall winning entry, which will feature on the front cover of the 2021 Calendar

3. Where more than one entry is submitted by an individual for a single category, the judges will determine which of the entries will be considered

4. The judging panel’s decisions will be final, and are not open to appeal

5. Results of the Calendar competition will be published on the Cowbridge Rotary website and social media, where any non-winning but ‘highly-recommended’ entries may also be featured


Terms and Conditions

 

1. The theme for the 2021 Calendar is “Out of the Ordinary”. This reflects the extraordinary year 2020 and invites entrants to consider how, while restricted to doing ordinary things, extraordinary times have emerged, reflected in interesting, fun and extraordinary photographs

2. Categories in the competition:

a. On the Coast

b. In the Garden

c. Pets at Play

d. Creative Bakes

e. Our Countryside

f. Family Life

g. Keeping Active

h. Skylines

i. Interesting Buildings

j. Weather

k. Wildlife

l. Life in Lockdown

3. Photographs must have been taken in the UK during 2020

4. Photographs must not have been previously published and/or used in any competition

5. Entry is open to everyone (with the exception of the age-restricted categories)

6. Three of the calendar themes ‘Pets at play’, Family life’ and ‘Keeping active’ are entry-age restricted categories, aimed at photographs taken by young people under the age of 18 years and still in full time education

7. Submission of a photograph to the competition implies absolute permission for Cowbridge Rotary to reproduce the photograph, in print and/or digitally, in the 2021 calendar, in and/or on any other Rotary International publication/website/social media and/or in printed/online publicity associated with the event

8. Entry is limited to one entry per person per category

9. Images submitted showing any individual (child and/or adult) must be accompanied by a consent form, confirming permission has been given for use, as per consent form requirements. Consent Form

10. All submissions must be accompanied by full name, address and contact details of the entrant. Date of birth and name of school/college is also required for submissions in age-restricted categories

11. Each entry must also clearly indicate which category it is being submitted to. Where more than one entry is received from an individual for a single category, the Judging Panel will hold the discretion to determine which one of the entries will be considered

12. Category winners will each received a voucher to the value of £10 with the overall winner receiving a voucher to the total value of £25

13. Judging will be made by an independent panel and entries will be presented to the judging panel anonymously

14. The Judging Panel decisions will be final and are not open to appeal


Consent Letter Note: A downloadable version will be available here shortly.

Home Address

 

Date

 

To: Cowbridge Rotary Club Calendar 2021

      cowbridge.rotary@yahoo.co.uk

 

 

Cowbridge Rotary Club Calendar 2021

 

I understand and acknowledge that I have read the full terms and conditions and that submission of any images will be considered as explicit consent for Cowbridge Rotary use in printed and/or online publication/publicity/presentation associated with the Cowbridge Rotary 2021 Calendar competition.

 

I hereby declare that I take full responsibility that the child(ren), young person(s) and/or adult(s) featured in the accompanying photograph has/have given explicit consent for the image to be submitted for the 2021 Cowbridge Rotary Calendar competition, in line with the full published terms and conditions.

 

     Entrant’s Full Name ……………………………………………………………….…                                               

 

Signature:   ………………………………………………… Date …………………

 

 

Where anyone featured in the accompanying image is under the age of 18:

 

I hereby declare that I take full responsibility that the young person, under the age of 18 years, featured in the accompanying photograph, has the explicit consent of their parent/guardian for their image to be submitted into the Cowbridge Rotary Calendar 2021 competition, in line with the full-published terms and conditions.

 

Full name of parent/guardian ……………………………………………………….

           

     Entrants Full Name ………………………………………………….………………                                               

 

     Signature:   …………………………………………………...Date ……………………

This letter can be printed/signed and scanned for submission, or completed with your full name and dated, and submitted from your personal email address, which will be assumed as official acknowledgement and consent

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(If you are a Rotarian, please name your club.)