BASC Photographic Competition

A Celebration of London 2017

BASC are inviting all keen photographer members to take part in “A Celebration of London 2017” Photography Competition.

The competition celebrates the skills, creative vision and originality of the photographers capturing the spirit of London 2017.   The shortlisted photos will be displayed on the BASC website.  The winners of each category and the overall winner will be announced in the September edition of BackTrack. 

To enter the competition, send up to 3 photographs in respect of London 2017 to photocompetition @ (JPG files only).  

One photograph per category only with file name as follows :

 [Membership no] [Category eg A, B C} [Title]           eg   XXXXCAT(B)Celebration

By emailing the photos to BASC you automatically agree to the competition’s terms and conditions below and specifically you agree to your photo being published in BackTrack, within the BASC website and may be used in a BASC submission to Athletics Weekly magazine.

​Thank you and best of luck ! 

A Celebration of London 2017 Photo Competition Terms and Conditions

By entering this competition, you agree that your photographs may be used by BASC for promotional purposes at no cost.  Photographs to be taken at either UK Outdoor events (1 July onwards) or at any element of the London 2017 World Championships including the Para Athletics Championships

Three categories for entry:

(A)  Athletes in competition   

(B)  Any other subject e.g. atmospheric, award ceremonies, crowd etc.

(C) Any photograph taken by young person up to 16 years old

  • Maximum of three photographs to be entered per membership number
  •  Maximum of one per category
  • Photographs to be emailed (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) as JPG file entitled:

 [Membership No] [Category eg A, B or C] [Title]

  • Photographs e mailed to any other BASC e mail address including those of the committee will not be accepted
  • Photographs must be submitted with a title and referenced as noted above
  •  The e mail must include the membership number of the competitor and the category of the entry (ie A, B or C above)
  • Where the member is submitting an entry under category (C) above the date of birth and name of the individual should be included within the e mail. 
  • Entries will be judged on their effective capture of the event, eye for detail and imagination.  Entries can be in mono or colour.
  • Closing entry date for receipt of entries is 2 days after end of last competition (Midnight Tuesday 15th August 2017) DEADLINE EXTENDED to Midnight on Saturday 19 August 2017.
  • Competition entries can be submitted any time from midnight on 30 June 2017 to midnight 19th August 2017
  • Judging will take place at a time and location agreed by the judging panel on or before Friday 1 September
  • BASC Committee members, professional photographers and the judging panel are excluded from entering the competition
  • Only Members of BASC as at 30 June 2017 are eligible to enter.   Any and all categories of Member are entitled to enter including overseas affiliates

Winner of each category will be announced in the September edition of BackTrack   The Category winners will receive a printed photo in block format.  The overall winner will receive two tickets for the final session of the forthcoming Birmingham 2018 World Indoor Championships.  ​

No feedback will be provided to non-successful entrants.  Judges decision is final and no discussion will be entered into with any entrant.

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