Contest Rules

Monthly Photography Assignment Rules

At our regularly scheduled meeting we will vote on all photographs submitted and a monthly winner will be chosen. At the end of the year a Photo of the Year will be chosen from the monthly winners.  Please visit our Photo of the Year page for more information.

 The rules are as follows:

  • All photographs must be submitted in 8×10 or 8×12 format only.
  • The fee for entry is $1 submitted at the time of entry.
  • Photos cannot be matted or framed.
  • Record your name on the back of your photo.
  • If the direction is questionable, please mark the back with an arrow pointing upwards.
  • There will only be 1 Photo of the Month.
  • You are allowed only 1 entry per month unless a special event is being held.
  • Photos must be submitted in person at the monthly meeting or may be submitted by another member.
  • Voting will take place during our regularly scheduled meeting.
  • Winning photograph will be displayed on the website until the next scheduled meeting. Winning photo will be kept until judging for Photo of the Year.
  • Winning entry must also be emailed to to be added to the website.

Scoring is as follows:

  • 1st place – 20 total points
  • 2nd place – 15 total points
  • 3rd place – 10 total points
  • 4th place –
  • Entry Without Placement—3 total points

We will have a tie breaker if needed for 1st place only.

Any ties in 2nd through 4th will all receive points for that slot.

Photo of the Year

The Photo of the Year will only be open to Photo Challenge winners. All 12 challenge winning photographs will be displayed and a winning photo will be chosen. The winner will receive an award of recognition.  The winning photo will be added to the PKG website slide show on the homepage.

Photo of the Year Scoring is as follows:

  • Members will vote on all 12 Photos of the Month.
  • Tie will result in the same tie breaker as the monthly contests.

Photographers of the Year

All points awarded for The Photo Challenge and any extra points awarded throughout the year will be totaled. Awards and prizes will be presented at the annual Banquet.