We will be launching the YCPS’s first ever photographic competition at our YCPS Display Day being held in Yalding Church on Saturday March 15th.
It’s a very simple competition and we hope will get all those budding “David Bailey’s” among you to enter and get snapping as there will be a chance your photograph will get picked to be in the YCPS 2015 Charity Calendar that will go on sale later in the year to help raise funds for us.
The competition will be open to all as outlined below and there will be two classes.
Under 12’s – Children at Yalding, Ladddingford, Collier Street and Hunton Primary Schools can enter with their photographs free of charge
Over 12’s – Anyone can enter this, but to qualify then each photograph submitted will require a £1 donation made to us via our dedicated Virgin Money Giving Fundraising Page. Click here to make your donation to enter and just follow the instructions given on the page.
We are looking for the best seasonal photographs of the village of Yalding and the surrounding area, it can be buildings, gardens, characters, landmarks or village events in fact anything that best depicts our village life… just let your imagination run riot!
Rules of Entry:
Send your photo via an email to firstname.lastname@example.org making sure you provide us with your contact details. If in the over 12’s Class then a £1 donation per photo submitted for judging will need to be made via the Fundraising VMG page
If in the under 12’s class your name and details of which school you attend will need to be provided.
If you wish to submit a printed copy then this will need to be handed into Postmaster Tim Chapman at Yalding Post Office and where applicable with your donation.
Please ensure your name and contact details are clearly written on the back of the photo.
N.B. Hard copy photos cannot be returned to you.
All entries will be judged by a panel of YCPS Trustees chaired by our Head Judge Dave King a local resident and professional photographer www.davekingphotography.com
There will six winning photographs chosen from each class that will then be used in the YCPS 2015 Charity Calendar plus one of these will also be judged overall for the cover photo.
The closing date for photo submission is October 18th 2014.
The calendar will then be launched at an event sometime during November and the calendar will then go on sale for all to purchase… more details later!
So just get snapping and remember we are looking for some imaginative and different shots that depict our village!