The purpose of the photography contest is to encourage the creation of imagery which depicts the many aspects
of cadet life and to recognize the creativity of cadets, staff and volunteers.


DIGITAL IMAGE FILES will now be the only format accepted. Please do not mail hard copies they will be
excluded from judging.
• Please fill in the form clearly with ALL of the information.
• Please carefully complete the CO’s name and mailing address on the entry form, in order that certificates
of winning contestants may be forwarded for presentation at appropriate occasions.
• All contestants are to provide their email address to facilitate the distribution of contest winner’s information
and to facilitate communication between the committee and the contestant in case of discrepancies related to
contest entries.


Photographer of the Year

Prize: Cash or Product
Approximate value $500
A plaque and/or certificate will be awarded to the entrant whose total submission is judged the best in
the contest.
Judging is done on a “blind” bases with names and details removed by a panel of at least 3 judges.
*If a CIC/CV/CI wins and the prize is cash it will be made as a donation to the Corps that the adult is on
slate with.


Prize: Cash or product
Approximate value $250
A certificate will be awarded for the entry judged best amongst all entries submitted in the CIC/CI/CV Category.


Prize: Cash or product
Approximate value $250
A certificate will be awarded for the entry judged best
amongst all entries submitted in the Senior Cadet category.


Prize: Cash or product
Approximate value $250
A certificate will be awarded for the entry judged best amongst all entries submitted in the Junior Cadet category.


Winning entries may be selected (with the permission of the photographer and properly accredited) for
the following purposes:
• For publication in DND or CF publications and magazines.
• For publication on the DND Intranet or the DND Internet web site.
• For publication in the DND Environment Calendar.
• For display as part of an Army Cadet League recruiting poster or any other Army Cadet League of
Canada publication.


The Photography Contest is held annually. Digital entries must be received by the entry closing date of 31 Dec 31,
Awards are presented to the League Reps at the PREA & DW at the end of the following February. Winners will
be announced via social media following the announcements at the Honour Luncheon.


The contest is organized by the Army Cadet League of Canada – Alberta Branch.


Entries may be submitted by:
Members of Alberta Army Cadet Corps.
Members of the CIC, Civilian Instructors and Civilian Volunteers on active strength with a cadet Corps.


Entries to the contest must be the original work of the entrant and must not have been submitted to a previous
DND or Army Cadet League Photography Contest.
Photographs taken by parents at cadet functions are NOT eligible for this contest.
Members who are directly associated with the organizing, running, sponsoring of the contest, as well as judges
and their families are specifically excluded from participating in this contest.


A person who enters the contest must submit his/her entries in the main categories based on the person’s
position and age. The categories include

Senior Cadet between age 16 & 18,
Junior Cadet between age 12 & 15.

A person may submit entries in any of the following subject categories:

TRAINING: All aspects of regular Corps training. This could include but is not limited to classroom and
practical lectures, field training, optional training such as shooting, biathlon, and music programs.
ADVENTURE TRAINING – This category is defined by those photographs that represent all the different aspects
of Army Cadet adventure training.
SPECIAL EFFECTS – This category is defined by those images created through the use of special filters, multiple
printing techniques, manipulation of digital images, and include items such as composite pictures, montages,
and hand-colored black and white prints. It is highly recommended that a description of how the special effect was created be included with each
Special Effects photograph. It will aid the judges in assessing the ingenuity and complexity of the task and take
these aspects in consideration when selecting the winning photographs.
OPEN – This can be ANYTHING! Scenery, sunsets, etc. The only stipulation is that NO people outside of the cadet
program can appear in these photos.


All entries must be submitted as digital files.


This year we are having all submissions go through this online submission.
Black & White and colour prints will be accepted in all categories.
An entrant may submit up to a maximum of five (5) entries.

Please fill in the submission below:

You can only submit up to 5 images at 512 kilobytes per image.

The digital file size that will be accepted is 1024 pixels in width and 768 pixels in height. 1024x768 pixels is a standard size anyone with a digital camera can produce and upload.

72 dots per inch is the required resolution for uploads

How can I manipulate my digital images to obtain correct size and dpi? Online photo resizer like FotoFlexer (http://foto; or a free program like Picasa. Picasa can be downloaded for free: • Picasa for Windows – • Picasa for Mac -

All uploaded images must have their file name to show Name/Photo Name.jpeg eg gillinghamh.sunrise.jpeg

Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 5 files.
Up to 5 @ 512kbps
Photo name number one
Photo name number one
Photo name number one
Photo name number one
Photo name number one

Good Luck!