Anderson Quaich

The theme for the Anderson Quaich Competition is In the Forest / Woodland




Summer Assignment

The subjects for the Summer Assignment Competition are:


  • Candles(s) / Candlelight / Flames

  • Irregular Shape(s)

  • Common Objects from a Different Perspective

  • Clock(s) / Timepiece(s)

  • Instrument(s) / Tool(s)

  • Beauty of Glass

  • Food


General Competition Guidelines

The complete rules are printed in the Club's Constitution and Competition Rules publication
(2008 edition), with amendments 2009-2011.

For convenience the main points are listed below.

Definition - Digital Images
This definition only applies to PCPC competitions.

Digital manipulation is not allowed in competitions for the

  • Bowie and Ila Bowie Trophies

  • Summer Assignment Trophy

It is allowed in all other PCPC competitions.

An image is considered Digitally Manipulated if using computer software functions:

  • Subject elements are introduced

  • Subject elements are removed

  • Subject elements are altered or distorted

  • Partial desaturation alters an element

An image is not considered Digitally Manipulated if using computer software functions:

  • Blemishes or scratch marks are removed

  • An image is cropped or resized

  • Adjustment of exposure, contrast, sharpness or colour correction is performed

  • An entire image is desaturated from colour to monochrome

Preparation of Digital Entries
Digital files should be in the form of JPEGs and no more than 1600 pixels wide and 1200 pixels high.
Files should be saved with the sRGB colour profile.
Digital entries should be submitted by email (preferred option) to:
or on CD or USB memory device.



Competition Information


Detailed instructions, guides and results for each of the club competitions can be found in the member area.