ELIGIBILITY

1.1 The competition is open to anyone and will run from Wednesday 17th January 2024 until midnight Saturday 27th January. No entries will be deemed eligible after the deadline.

1.2 Only artworks from the 2024 Brighton Jetty Sculptures will be eligible. Existing installations from previous exhibitions will be excluded.

SUBMISSION OF ENTRIES

2.1 Entries can only be submitted via Instagram, with entrants uploading the imagine to the grid on their page, and both tagging us - @brightonjetty.sculptures AS WELL AS using the hashtag #BJSphotocomp2024

Only photos under that hashtag will be considered by judges.

2.2 Digital manipulation that distorts the reality of the images is not encouraged , only basic adjustments/cropping etc. The judges are looking for natural images and creativity, not postproduction.

2.3 The submission deadline to the hashtag #BJSphotocomp2024 is midnight Saturday 27th January to be judged Sunday January 28th.

COPYRIGHT/ INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

3.1 Each image submitted must be the original work of the participant who must also be its copyright owner.

3.2 The participant shall retain copyright to the image entered for the competition.

3.3 By submitting an Image for the competition, the participant will be regarded as having granted the organiser the right to use the image in print, broadcast and/or electronic media without any fee payment, for the purposes of promoting the Brighton Jetty Sculptures exhibition and its future activities and events.

3.4 Where any image is so used by the organiser, the participant will be acknowledged accordingly.

3.5 Images received by the organiser through the competition will not be used by the organiser for commercial purposes.

PRIZES

4.1 Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Winners to be announced on Sunday 28 January @ 2.00pm upstairs @ Brighton Surf Club.

1st $500 plus a framed print of the winning photo to the value of $100 sponsored by Eden by Design Brighton Road

2nd $200 sponsored by Caveo Partners

3rd $100 sponsored by Café Etc Jetty Road Brighton

JUDGING AND RESULTS

5.1 The initial screening, shortlisting, and judging of images will be caried out by a panel of
judges and their decision is final. No correspondence pertaining to the selection process and decision will be entertained.

5.2 The panel of judges will evaluate the images based on the following criteria:

Artistic/Visual appeal.
Extent to which the photograph captures the essence of the theme.
Originality and creativity

5.3 Judging will take place on Sunday 28th January and will be announced later that day. Results of the competition will be posted on social media and the winners contacted via Instagram on the accounts from which the entry was received.

ACCEPTANCE OF RULES AND REGULATIONS

6.1 By submitting an image for the competition, the participant will be regarded as having accepted and agreed to be bound by the rules and regulations of the competition.

6.2 While the organiser will exercise due care during the competition, it shall not be held liable for any loss, theft, or destruction of the images.