The Entry for the competition shall consist of three prints:- monochrome, colour or mixed.
This club competition is based upon a handicap system so that beginners may compete on equal terms with advanced workers.
Entry may be a total of three prints of one class (e.g. three portrait, three record) or three mixed prints from multiple classes.
Entries may be any size from 10” x 8” up to 400 x 500 mm maximum (including mount).
Prints having won a first, second or third award at any Annual Exhibition may not be entered for competition, but non-award or “Highly Commended” exhibition entries are eligible.
No print may be entered in more than one A. Maurice Smith Competition.
HANDICAPS These shall be as follows:
Competitors having received a “Best Print in Exhibition” award at any Annual Exhibition – Minus six points (marks out of twenty basis) reducing by 2 points each year to return to scratch in 3 years unless achieving award again.
Competitors having previously won the A. Maurice Smith Trophy – Minus four points (marks out of twenty basis). reducing by 2 points each year to return to scratch in 2 years unless winning the competition again.
All entries for the competition to be handed in on the date stipulated in the Syllabus.
All entries are eligible for entry into Annual Exhibition UNLESS PREVIOUSLY ENTERED