2016 Competition Logo 
Winners were announced at the ASCCA Conference on Tuesday 8 November

Thank you to everyone who entered, our judges Geoff Beatty from Still Photography in the Blue Mountains and Mike Murphy a WA Journalist, and to Joan Craymer our competition organiser.

Digital Photography Competition Results (6.4 mb)

Writing Competition Results (4.6 mb)

Poetry Writing Winning Verses (300 kb)

Prose Writing Winning Stories (400 kb)

Digital Photography categories for 2016 are shown below. Each entrant could present one photograph, taken after 10th August, 2015 for entry in each category - a total of seven entries.

1. Photo Journalism  
2. Photo Travel
3. People/Portrait
4. Landscape/Seascape
5. Landscape, Structural/Manmade  
6. Animal(s)
7. Open


Creative Writing had three topics for your stories of no more than 1,000 words and three topics for your poems of 300 words or less. You could write only one poem and one story for each topic - a total of six entries.


The three topics for Story Writing
1. Open
2. My Favourite Ancestor
3. A Day at the Beach
 
The three topics for Poetry
1. Open
2. A Love Remembered
3. Flowers

 
The Competition winners were announced at the 2017 ASCCA Conference on 8 November 2017.
 
Thanks to all who entered, our judges and to Joan Craymer who organised the competitions.
 
 
 
 

2017_winners 

Digital Photography categories for 2017 are shown below. Each entrant was permitted to present one photograph, taken after 10th August 2016, for entry in each category - a total of seven entries.

1. Photo Journalism  
2. Photo Travel
3. People/Portrait
4. Landscape/Seascape
5. Landscape, Structural/Man made  
6. Animal(s)
7. Open

2017 Digital Photography rules and entry form


Creative Writing had three topics for your stories of no more than 1,000 words and three topics for your poems of 300 words or less. You could write only one poem and one story for each topic - a total of six entries.


The three topics for Story Writing
1. Open
2. A Snap Decision
3. A Neighbour
 
The three topics for Poetry
1. Open
2. A Tree (Trees)
3. My Place

2017 Creative Writing rules and entry form

2014 Competitions Logo

Entries for the 2014 ASCCA Competitions closed at 4pm on Monday 1st SeptemberIt's now time for the judging and the winners will be announced on Wednesday 19th (the end of Day 1) at the 2014 ASCCA Conference in November.

The Topics and Rules for this year

This year Mike Murphy, our Creative Writing Judge, was asked to suggest topics:

For Prose:
  • He who laughs last
  • One Monday morning
  • Make mine a …
For Poetry:
  • Seascape
  • Landscape
  • No escape

Photographer, Geoff Beatty from Still Photography will once again be our Digital Photography Judge and the topics are the same that you have enjoyed for the last two years:

  • Photo Journalism
  • Photo Travel
  • People/Portrait
  • Landscape/Seascape
  • Landscape, Structural/Manmade
  • Animal(s)
  • Creative Photography/Extreme Manipulation

We invite every ASCCA club to consider entering their Club Websites and Club Newsletters in 2014. Like last year, we have separate sections for online and printed newsletters.

We have reluctantly decided to discontinue the Video Story Competition which did not attract sufficient interest from members over the last two years.

ASCCA is very grateful to our judges who have willingly agreed to volunteer once again.

Newsletter Competition Rules and Entry Form

Digital Photography Competition Rules and Entry Form

Website Competition Rules and Entry Form

Creative Writing Competition Rules and Entry Form

There is no Video Story Competition this year

2015 Competition

Winners were announced at the ASCCA Conference on Tuesday 17 November 2015

Thank you to everyone who entered.
Thanks also goes to the judges and to our organiser Joan Craymer.

Writing Competition Results (1.6 mb)

A PDF book containing the Winning Creative Writing Entries for you to enjoy (262 kb)

Digital Photography Competition Results (4.9 mb)

 There were no Video Story, Newsletter or Website competitions run in 2015

Photography Topics

  • Photo Journalism
  • Photo Travel
  • People/Portrait
  • Landscape/Seascape
  • Landscape, Structural/Manmade 
  • Animals (s)
  • Open
Judged by Geoff Beatty
from Still Photography
in the Blue Mountains NSW

Writing Topics

  • Open
  • I remember ...
  • The day the rain came

Stories limited to 1,000 words or less

Poems limited to 300 words or less
 
Judged by Mike Murphy
WA Journalist
Mike's advice from last year

 

 

2014 Competitions Logo

The winning entries were announced at ASCCA's 16th Australian Computer Conference for Seniors on 19th November 2014 Rydges World Square Sydney. Thank you to everyone who sent in entries. A special thanks to Joan Craymer, the competition organiser and to all or our hard-working judges.

Click on the links below to see the sideshows.

 

2014 Creative Writing Winners

2014 Digital Photography Winners

2014 Newsletter and Website Winners

 

There was no Video Story Competition in 2014