The AAC(UK) runs an annual photography and sketch competition where members to submit photos taken and sketches created in the current year. The competition is open to all amateur photographers and artists who are current members in the year of the competition.
The categories are:
For the 2021 AAC(UK) Photo & Sketch Competition, all entrants are required to be 2021 members of the AAC(UK). It is intended that this competition is for amateur photographers only.
For this year’s competition images should have been taken in the calendar years 2019, 2020 or 2021. Images that have received an award in previous competitions are not eligible to be entered.
All entries should arrive at the Austrian Alpine Club Office by midnight on 28th February 2022.
Photographs and sketches submitted will be available for AAC(UK) use, e.g. in the Newsletter, on the website, or on social media.
The results will be published in the Autumn Newsletter together with
images of the winners. They will also be published on the AAC(UK)
website subject to the competition organiser’s and webmaster’s
A presentation of the entries will be made at the Annual General Meeting. In the event of a very large entry it may be necessary to restrict the number of images projected at the AGM.
Entries should be labelled as Category, Title of Entry, Initials, and File Type.
E.g. Entries from Joe Blogs would be titled:
The Overall Winner Award will be selected from the winners of the four categories.
In the General Category there will be a General Category Winner, an award for the Best Mountain Landscape/Wild Country Image and an Award for the Best Portrait/People image.
In the Nature, Typical Austria and Sketch Categories there will be a Category Winner and Runner Up.
In all sections there will be Highly Commended and Commended Awards depending on the number and quality of the entries.
First Time Entrant Certificates will be awarded to the best images from first time entrants in any category.
Winners may be invited to be subsequent judges.