Every year the Cowichan Valley Camera Club participates in a number of external photo competitions.
CVCC members are invited to submit images to the Competitions Committee for consideration to be entered on behalf of the club to each of these competitions throughout the year. Details of each competition will be posted on this web site as they become available.
- Celebration of Nature
- North Shore Challenge
- Cowichan Exhibition Photo Competition
CAPA - website
The Cowichan Valley Camera Club is a member of CAPA (Canadian Association for Photographic Arts). CAPA is a national association operating as a parent organization to approximately 120 Camera Clubs across Canada. In addition, individual photographers may also join CAPA to take advantage of the many benefits offered. These benefits include: Competitions, Workshops, Exhibitions, Individual Photo Galleries, a Magazine "Canadian Camera Magazine", On-Line information, and a Forum.
CAPA conducts a number of "nature", "themed" as well as "open" competitions in both digital and print formats each year, judged by member clubs. Separate club and individual competitions are offered in each category. Our club enters up to 6 digital and 4 print competitions offered each year, based upon interest of the membership.
To find the details of these competitions and how to enter, click here to go to the CAPA site.
Celebration of Nature - Lions Gate Camera Club
CVCC will again participate in the 2013 Lions Gate Camera Club annual "Celebration of Nature" photo competition. Club members are asked to submit appropriate images for consideration. From these submissions, the Competitions Committee will select the images to be entered on behalf of the club for this competition.
To find digital specifications required for this year's "Celebration of Nature", please log in and go to the Competitions tab.
Please follow the guidelines and submit your entries to the Facilitator - Ed Wiebe
North Shore Challenge - North Shore Photographic Society
CVCC has again been invited to participate in the annual North Shore Challenge Competition.
The rules for this competition has not changed except image sizes are: 1400 horizontal and 1050 vertical maximum.
You can phone Ed at: 250 743 8344.
Cowichan Exhibition Photography Competition - Cowichan Exhibition
While not an actual club competition, the CVCC has traditionally provided the chairman for this competition at the annual fair. This year Maxine Scott has taken on this position. In conjunction with the competition, the club also operates an information booth staffed by club members.
Individual club members are encouraged to participate in this competition as competitors, staffing the booth or both.
All entry forms and fees must be received at the Exhibition
Office by 5 PM, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012.
The Rules and Entry Form are available below. The complete Exhibition Catalogue including the General Rules and Regulations can be accessed here.
2012 Photography Competition Rules and Entry Forms may be read and printed here: Rules - Entry Form -
Contact Maxine if you have questions, or you would like to volunteer to participate in the CVCC information booth.