51st Warragul National Photographic
Competition 2024

Dates and Awards 2024

ENTRIES CLOSE: Closing date for entries will be 20th March 2024

JUDGING: 13th April 2024

RESULTS: Your results report will be sent to your nominated email address within a week of judging.


Exhibition Calendar
Exhibition 17-19th May 2024 at the West Gippsland Arts Centre, Warragul with the Awards Presentation on 19th May.


Prizes 2024

First Place in each Section: $120 cash

Second Place in each Section:  $60 cash (except for Large Print Section with $90)

Best Print Image: BenQ Prize Bundle (RRP $1200)

Best Digital Image: Zhiyun Prize Bundle (RRP $800)

Most Successful VAPS Affiliated Club in Prints:  $300 cash

  Prize Sponsor
Most Outstanding Image

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APS Gold Medallion

Roy & Elaine Berryman Perpetual Shield

Baw Baw Shire

Elaine Berryman

Best Print in Competition BenQ Docking Station, Web cam,

e-Reader desk lamp

BenQ
Best Digital Image in Competition Zhiyun Light and Gimbal Stabilizer  Zhiyun
Most Successful Exhibitor in print VAPS Gold Medallion Willow Grove Farms
Most Successful Exhibitor in digital VAPS Gold Medallion Community Bank Drouin & District
Club Award – Most Print Acceptances in a club $300 Hahnemuehle
First Place Large Prints Open BenQ e-reader desk Lamp          Plus $120 VLine
Second Place $90 Rose Cottage
First Place Open Monochrome Print  Prize                                              Plus $120 Willow Grove Farms
Second Place $60 Rose Cottage
First Place Open Colour Print Prize                                              Plus $120 Bruce Langdon Design
Second Place $60 Rose Cottage
First Place Scapes Print Prize                                              Plus $120 Voyage Fitness
Second Place $60 Rose Cottage
First Place Abstract Print Prize                                              Plus $120 Wright Builders
Second Place $60 Rose Cottage
First Place Portrait/ People Print Prize                                              Plus $120 Louise Sedgman Foto Creative
Second Place $60 Rose Cottage
First Place Social Documentary Print Prize                                              Plus $120 Rotary Club of Warragul
Second Place $60 Rose Cottage
First Place Aerial Print Prize                                              Plus $120 Digital Works
Second Place $60  
First Place Digital Still Life Print by Image Science               Plus $120 Roylaines
Second Place $60  
First Place Digital Open mono or colour Print by Image Science               Plus $120 Budget Australia
Second Place $60  
First Place Digital Creative Print by Image Science               Plus $120 Baw Baw Arts Alliance
Second Place $60  
First Place Digital Architecture Print by Image Science               Plus $120 Image Science
Second Place $60  
First Place Digital Animals and Wildlife Print by Image Science               Plus $120 Willow Grove Farms
Second Place $60  
Most Successful WCC Exhibitor Camera Bag and Trophy Warragul and Drouin Gazette
Most Successful Exhibitor who is a Member of a VAPS Affiliated Club VAPS Gold Medallion VAPS
Most Successful WCC Member 1st time National Exhibitor Camera bag VAPS

In addition to the above, Warragul Camera Club (WCC) inscribed gold and silver medallions will be awarded for first and second place in each section.
Up to six Certificates of Merit may be awarded in each section at the discretion of the judges.

Target acceptance rate:  30% (subject to judges’ discretion)