Entries may only be sent via email to
- see rules 3c
and 3d for CLOSING DATES...
Each entry must be accompanied by the entrants name and address
OR mailing list number plus aircraft/airshow details. Entrants
MUST be 18yrs or older.
Each entrant (1 per household) may submit a maximum of 3
entries for shortlisting (subject
to rules 3a and 3b)
Phase 1 (Early entry phase) - submitted entries MUST have been
taken during the 2018 airshow season. (1
Phase 2 (Main phase) - submitted entries MUST have been
taken during the 2019 airshow season. (2
entries) ***No more than 1 entry
may be permitted in any calendar month***
Phase 1 closing date is 30th April 2019. Shortlisting will be
carried out in April - maximum 50
entries will be shortlisted.
Phase 2 closing date is 30th September 2019 (Midnight). Shortlisting
will typically be carried out on an ad-hoc basis. (May to September).
There will be an allocation of 20 shortlist
places each month, however these will be carried over to the
next month if unused. The cummulative maximum number of entries that will
be shortlisted at the end of each month is as follows: April
= 50, May = 70,
June = 90, July = 110,
August = 130, September = 150
(maximum number of places on shortlist).
Entry subject matter is limited to:
4a) Static or display aircraft
as observed from the ground (or crowd seating) at an Airshow
or event with a scheduled air display
Aircraft at a scheduled aviation museum event (e.g. Bruntingthorpe
Cold War Jets Day)
Aircraft at a Museum
(Nightshoot Photography will not be accepted)
clarification - entries are accepted if they have been taken
at a public airshow or any publicised event with a scheduled
air display, and must be searchable on the internet.
to Air photography will not be accepted.
Entries which are "too similar" to an earlier
shortlisted entry OR the winning (1st Place) entry in any
previous Airscene calendar competition, will not be eligible for
shortlisting. Entrants who submit an entry that is too similar
will be invited to submit a suitable alternative (subject to
meeting competition deadlines). (Previous CC winners can be
Entries must be a minimum of 1MB in size. The calendar uses
a 2 x 1 landscape format (2250px * 1125px), therefore this is
the recommended format for submission. Due to confusion in previous
years and to ensure all entries are rated equally - this is
now the only format which will be accepted. Please
ensure a minimum file size of 2250 x 1125 pixels or larger.
1 ratio used for calendar)
competition is open to anyone (amateurs and professionals alike)
and regardless of location. however:
No entry should be submitted which:
has been submitted in any other photography competition past
is available for SALE at any time prior to the respective closing
dates for each phase and in any physical form e.g. print, canvas,
mousepad, t-shirt, mug.....
Is available for licence on a professional websites such as
Getty (or simillar news / media website)
images available for licence on public photo sharing websites
such as flickr or 500px are OK.
was taken as part of a commissioned shoot
has been published in a magazine, book, calendar or similar.
was taken earlier than 1st January 2018 (Early Entry Phase )
OR 1st January 2019 (Main Phase).
note that entries which were taken as part of a burst, and therefore
virtually indistinguishable from any image that is available
for sale -
OR are a derivative of an image (i.e background replaced whilst
subject matter remains) -
will be treated as the same as any image as described above.
Any entries found to breach rule 7) OR found not to be the work
of the entrant (stolen or otherwise) will be disregarded and
the entrant banned from further participation. Airscene will
not tolerate cheating and will treat all information provided
in relation to such breaches very seriously. In cases of copyright
theft Airscene will pass the entrants details upon request to
the other parties legal representative.
agree to fully indemnify Airscene in respect of all royalties,
fees and any other monies owing to any person or body by reason
of Your breaching any of the competition rules.
Prize winners contact details will only be passed on to competition
sponsors for the purpose of delivering prizes. Airscene DOES
NOT share your contact details with 3rd parties in accordance
with the Data Protection Act. Your details will however be added
to the Airscene mailing list in order to provide competition
updates and news.
Entries from outside of the UK are welcomed of course, however
Airscene will NOT guarantee prizes to anyone outside of the
UK. Non UK entries will still receive points and receive appropriate
credit inaccordance with all other rules of this competition.
Prizes which are marked with (UK)
are available only to winners in the UK. Prize distribution
will be subject to this restriction.
Confirmation of prize winners addresses MAY be requested prior
to any prize distribution, however it is the responsibility
of the entrant to update Airscene in advance of the allocation
Judging process: All entries received go through 2 judging
phases. Initially each entry received will be *evaluted
by Airscene and displayed on this page if succesfully shortlisted.
Entrants will be notified. Finally after the close of the competition
(30th September 2019) all entries will be judged by a panel
of 8 judges, each awarding points to the 12 entries they consider
to be the best. The 12 entries with the highest number of points
will all appear in the 2020 Airscene Calendar, and prizes awarded
as per the prize list below. Selected entries may also appear
in the Airscene 2020 photobook.
Judges: This years panel will consist of representatives from
our sponsors and up to 3 Airscene judges - to be confirmed.
Airscene rights to reproduction of submitted (and subsequently
shortlisted) entries is non-exclusive and strictly limited to
promoting the Airscene competition, and no other purpose, than
as stated in rule 12 above. All reproduced entries will be credited.
Airscene competition partners will be granted no usage rights
whatsoever by Airscene. Any usage requests which arise in addition
to those specified in rule 12 above will be referred to the
entrant who will be free to negotiate license terms with the
third party independently of the competition.
Family members and relatives of either sponsors or judges are
not permitted to enter.
Airscene Airshow Reviewers (does not include those who review
only FREE Airshows) - are not eligible to win tickets for airshows
or other events which may be provided to reviewers upon request
whilst acting on behalf of Airscene. All such prizes will be
marked (R).The reviewer is still
eligible to win other prizes (e.g. merchandise) offered by the
Airshow or event.
that evaluating for shortlist is often carried out in batches
(usually at weekends), and as such you may not be notified for
a week or two after submission.
Prizes (subject to change as more prizes are received).
runner up prize
runner up prize
runner up prize
5th & 6th runner up prize
that if any individual is placed more than once on the prize
board, they will be awarded ONLY the highest place prize.
prize will NOT be available to anyone winning one of the top
3 prizes, and will be determined by public votes e.g. Likes
& Favourites on Facebook & Twitter. Anyone found canvassing
for votes will be nilled.
This is your chance to see if you can predict the final 12
entries that appear on the FREE downloadable 2019 Calendar. Entry
is open to anyone, however as this competition is designed to
provide an EXTRA chance for someone to win a prize, entrants who
win ANY of the prizes on the prize board will have their entry
deleted before the winner is determined.
confirmed but not yet allocated to Prize Board:
3 x Family
of Berkshire Aviation (valued at £8.50 each)(UK)
2 x family ticket to Newark Air
Museum (valued at £24) (UK)