International Roller Day ‐ Photo Contest

Nuovo Circolo Pattinatori L'Aquila

REGULATION 2021 EDITION

General Provisions

The Photo contest "International Roller Day - Photo Contest" is opened to the professional, enthusiasts, emergings, self-taughts, photographers from every country and no-limit age.

Theme

The principal theme are the speed skate racing photos.

Timetable of the "International Roller Day - Photo Contest"

Participation Fee

The participation fee of the photo contest "International Roller Day - Photo Contest" will be paid by a bank transfer. The payment must be made according to the following amounts. Cheques are not accepted. The photos of the participant who have not paid the partecipation fee are not allowed to the contest.
The partecipation fee is of €15,00

Payment Methods

Bank Transfer to: Nuovo Circolo Pattinatori L'Aquila asd
c/c: 10578992
IBAN: IT64N0200803604000105789927
Banca: Banca UniCredit
BIC/SWIFT: UNICRITM1755

Photos Integration

All works should be sent no later than the 28th of May 2021 to the mail address ncpaq.371@gmail.com, with name and surname of the author and the title of the work.
The photos that will not send to that address, will be not judged.
The photos must be in JPG, B/W or color format.
The dimension of the file should not be bigger than 3MB.
The sizes of the photos must be of 1920 pixel wide each side (vertical or horizontal).
The resolution must be of 72 dpi.
The refeers will consider the photos printed from the Organisation.
Photos enterly made on computer, photomontages, signatured or watermarked photos are not allowed.

Work Title

The work title will be chosen by the author.

Copyright

Each partecipant hold the copyright of the submitted photos. The partecipant must certify that they are the authors of the work. The partecipant allows the organisers of the "International Roller Day - Photo Contest" (NCP asd and CPGA asd) to freely reproduce the material with promotional features linked to the photo contest such as calendar, promo video and website, etc.

The winning photos could be used by the members of the press who will want to give news about the results of the contest writing always the name of the author and the title of the work.
The photos will not be sold or used from any sponsor of the "International Roller Day - Photo Contest" with commercial features or other.
They will be used only to promote the contest, for the catalogues and promotional materials all over the World for the maximum time required by laws, regulation and treaties.

Works diffusion

Each author is personally responsable of the work content and about what declaired on the registration form and authorises the pubblication and the diffusion of the work, even in other sizes, but only for the events "International Roller Day - Photo Contest" and "Internazionali d'Italia Open - Campionato Nazionale CSEN 2021 - VIII Memorial Angelo Onorato - II Memorial Romano M. Cacciani - SkateBoard Contest Nazionale by CSEN - Tappa Coppa del Mondo World Inline Cup (WIC)", with educational, didactical and non-profit purposes.

The athletes who partecipate to the races of the Manifestazione Internazionali d'Italia Open - Campionato Nazionale CSEN 2021 - VIII Memorial Angelo Onorato - II Memorial Romano M. Cacciani - SkateBoard Contest Nazionale by CSEN - Tappa Coppa del Mondo World Inline Cup (WIC), have already authorised the organisators of the Photo Contest to use their image for the contest.

Exclusions

When a participant is not respecting any rule or condition of the Contest will be excluded.

Digital manipulation of photos

It's possible the manipulation of the photos to optimize and crop them but it is forbidden adding or deleting any element from the composition.
Luminosity, contrast, balance of the color can be regulated. Dust spots, minor element, etc. can be retouched.
It is required to the partecipants of the "International Roller Day - Photo Contest" to show the RAW files and the original ones.

Jury Rules

The partecipants will be judged by seven judges. They will consider some criteria that will be described in the next paragraph.
The jury is composed by photographers, editors, publishers, artists and other expertes of photography including two lay judges (one as mouthpiece of the sport field and the other one is cultural exponent of L'Aquila) to represant the great public of the photography enthusiasts.

All the photos 30x40 cm format will be live and independently judged from the whole Jury on the 12th and the 13th of June at Palazzetto dei Nobili in L'Aquila. The 5 best photos will be chosen based on the total number of the votes recived and the authors will recive a cash prize and their authors will be the contest winners, the 20 best photos 70x100 cm format will exposed with the author name and the title in the principal streets of the city of L'Aquila. The places will be chosen by L'Aquila administration.
All the participants will submit their works in high definition and no later than the 28th of May 2021 (the penality is to be excluded from the contest).
The winners will be chosen based on the highest score obtained.

Evalutation Criteria

The photos will be judged following these evalutation criteria:

The score for every criteria goes from 0 to 9.
The total score is the average of all scores.
The score of the finalist photos will be etablished from the average of each referee.

Prices

The partecipant with the highest final score will recive the highest prize (expense account) of €300,00.
The second one will recive a prize (expense account) of €150,00.
The third one will recive a prize (expence account) of €100,00.
The fourth and the fifth will recive a prize (expense account) of €50,00.
The top five will recive a glass trophy that will be given at the award ceremony the 13th of June at 17:00 within Palazzetto dei Nobili.

The twenty best photos will be exposed in the principal streets chosen by L'Aquila administration on photographic panels 70x100 cm format; they will recive a glass certificate of partecipation too that could be taken during the award celebration the 13th of June 2021 at 17:00 at Palazzetto dei Nobili.

The judges' decision is final

All the participants to the "International Roller Day - Photo Contest" can take part to the award celebration at Palazzetto dei Nobili in L'Aquila or live on Zoom/Skype, the 13th of June 2021 at 17.00.
The winners will recive the cash sum (account expense), direclty on their account by bank transfer.

Collective Exhibition

The first twenty photos will be printed in 70x100 cm format and exposed from the end of June to the end of Semptember in the principal streets of L'Aquila chosen by the administration and insert in the contest website and in the CPGA asd association website. They can be used for promotional purposes and can be shared on our social network pages (Nuovo Circolo Pattinatori L'Aquila asd, C.F.: 93023330660 and CPGA asd, C.F. 93003050668), in the calendars, in the brochures and for every advertising initiatives decided from Nuovo Circolo Pattinatori L'Aquila asd and from CPGA asd.

Results Comunication

On the 14th of June 2021, all the partecipants will recive an e-mail with the results of the contest. The results will be published on the contest website too.

Acceptance of Conditions

The registration to the contest implies the acceptance of the rules and conditions. In case of a minor partecipant the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required.

Privacy Policy

By filling the form you agree what is etablished by the law Dlgs 196/2003 (Privacy), and subsequent amedments from the General Regulation of the protection of data (GDPR).
The partecipation to the contest authorises the Organisation to process personal data by computer or not.
Personal data will be used by the Organisators of the associative/ federative purposes. Personal data will be used to inform about the results and future initiatives the photos authors.

Obligations of participants in the competition for the proper management of the Covid-19 pandemic

Each partecipant has to have the Triage Form already complete and has to give it at the entrance of the contest.

All participants will be submitted to temperature mesurement.
All the foreigner partecipants has to have swab with negative results.
All the partecipants will be submitted to the Covid-19 swab.