Only the title may appear on the front of the entry. The title of the print, category code and author’s current HPS membership reference number must be identified on the reverse side of the mount.
All prints must be mounted and neither print nor mount is to be greater than 50cm x 40cm. This is the standard size adopted by the YPU and PAGB for all competition entries; any print intended for subsequent entry into these competitions must comply with these requirements, with a size tolerance of plus or minus 2mm. The minimum size of print is to be 7” x 5” (except in the Monthly Print Competition, see section below).
The categories and codes for prints and their awards are:
Monochrome Print – M – Ogden Trophy
Landscape – L – Cartmel Trophy
Pictorial – P – Newey Trophy
Portrait and Figure – F – Brotherton Trophy
Architecture and General Record – A – Ackrill Trophy
Natural History – N – Campbell Trophy
Outings – O – Outings Trophy (prints)
Sport and Action – S – Murgatroyd Trophy
Open Panel – OP – Heard Trophy
Creative – C – Menwith Hill Trophy
Bi-monthly Print – BM – Mary Heyworth Trophy
No more than 3 (three) prints may be entered in any one category (except Open Panel) and there is a maximum of 16 (sixteen) prints per member with a maximum of 12 (twelve) entries.