The 2016 IPF National Shield competition is now open for entries. We are delighted to welcome back Canson Infinity papers, along with their distributor Fine Art Papers as sponsors for this competition.
Rules and entry form can be downloaded below. Entry form should be sent to Shield Co-Ordinator Joe Doyle at the email address provided in the entry form document.
- Closing date for registration and entry is October 30th 2016 (register and pay below).
The competition will be held in the Clarion Hotel, Cork City on the Saturday 12th November. Details the schedule will be provided shortly. We’re hoping for another record entry this year!
This competition is open to non-advanced photographers only as defined in the rules document. Please refer to this to check if you are eligible to compete.
We have three excellent judges coming over to assist us
- Linda Wevill FRPS
- Jane Lines MPAGB BPE5* LRPS
- Terry Donnelly FRPS FSWPP MPAGB FBPE EFIAP
In addition, we have two super speakers – Eithne Ni Anluain and Paul Reidy LIPF AFIAP
To help us manage costs, there is a very nominal charge of just €2 per person per lecture.
In terms of times and deadlines, we want to keep this as simple as possible for everyone. Please confirm your club is taking part as soon as possible and provide payment by Paypal by 23rd October at the latest (via the form below – inlacing payment). The actual entry form and final selection of images must be sent by October 30th. The entry fee is €75 whether you are entering one or two panels.
You must fill out the registration form below even if you plan to pay by cheque (although PayPal is preferred method of payment).
The Shield competition is one of the largest clubs events for the IPF and we need as much notice as possible of number of clubs competing so we can manage the logistics.
If anyone has any queries, please contact Joe Doyle, IPF National Shield Coordinator using the ‘Contact Page’ on our website.
The full schedule for the day will be posted closer to the date.