Competitions

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Competitions

The GDPU organises a variety of competitions for affiliated clubs and club members. For entry forms and rules, please click the links on this page.

GDPU PRINT EXHIBITION
The annual Print Exhibition displays entries from the Club, Individual and Beginners Print Exhibitions.

CLUB PRINT EXHIBITION
This competition allows each affiliated club to enter a panel of 4 prints from 4 different authors that will be judged with the individual entries. The top Club panel is awarded the John Duffy Trophy. All club entries will be displayed at the GDPU Print Exhibition. An entry fee is charged for this competition.

THE INDIVIDUAL PRINT EXHIBITION
This competition is for individual members of affiliated clubs. Authors can enter their own selection of prints which will be judged by a panel of judges. Accepted prints will be displayed as part of the GDPU Print Exhibition. An entry fee is charged for this competition.

BEGINNERS PRINT EXHIBITION
This competition is exclusively for beginners. All entries are judged against each other and the top entries are displayed as part of the GDPU Print Exhibition and, where space permits, each entrant will have a print displayed. An entry fee is charged for this competition.

GDPU DIGITAL PORTFOLIO
This competition is held at the beginning of the season. Clubs submit up to 4 images from 4 different authors in each of 3 categories. The Digital Portfolio is made up of the top 25 images in each category and will be distributed to the clubs. No entry fee is charged for this competition.

IMAGE LEAGUE COMPETITION
This competition is for clubs to compete against each other on a league basis. Each league comprises of 3 or 4 clubs and the league competitions are played before March. The winners of each league then compete against each other in a grand final, usually held in April. No entry fee is charged for this competition.