Quarterly Contest Guidelines

  • Members in good standing may submit one print photograph.

  • Photographs must have been taken within the previous 18 months.

  • Monthly and Quarterly contest winning photographs (those who have won ribbons) CAN NOT be re-submitted for another monthly contest.

  • Please write your name on the back of the photograph.

  • Photographs are to be no larger than 15 inches on a side (note: see panorama sizes).

  • Photographs are to be no smaller than 7 inches on a side.  Photographs with special printing techniques may be smaller.

  • For panorama images, defined as a photograph with a minimum 2:1 ratio long side to short, the maximum long side shall be no more than 20 inches.  For example, a 2:1 ratio image shall have a maximum size of 20 inches long side to 10 inches short side.  A 3:1 ratio image shall have a 20 inch maximum long side and 6 2/3 inch on the short side.  The maximum size mount/matte for a panorama photograph shall be no larger than 20 inches per side.

  • Photographs may be mounted or matted. Framed or gallery wrapped photographs are not allowed. The maximum size of a mount/matte shall not exceed 20 inches per side.

  • Photographs must represent the quarterly theme.

  • Attending CCB members in good standing will judge the photographs at the program meeting.  Members will vote for two photographs in each class.  The picture with the largest vote total in each class will receive 1st place, the picture with the second most vote total will receive 2nd place, and the picture with the third most vote total will receive 3rd place.  Rosette Ribbons will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place plus honorable mentions.