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THE SWIMMING POOLS OF THE YEAR

Judging in time for a 2021 SPRING and 2022 SUMMER

Monthly Photo spread

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ENTRY CLASS & DESCRIPTION

RES1 Residential swimming pool up to $60,000.00
RES2 Residential swimming pool > $60,000.00 to $120,000
RES3 Residential swimming pool > $120,000.00 to no upper limit
ENVIRO Environmentally Sensitive Setting for any swimming pool
REFURB Renovation/Refurbishment of any pool type & value
COMM Commercial Swimming Pool of any Type & Value

GOLD 140gold in CLASS ENTRIES WIN THE SWIMMING POOL OF THE YEAR

THIS IS A PHOTO COMPETITION

ENGINEERING DETAILS ARE NOT REQUIRED - BUT WE WOULD LIKE YOU TO INCLUDE

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT OUR SUPPLIER MEMBERS INVOLVED,

LIKE THE POOL DESIGN ENGINEER, EXCAVATION COMPANY, FILTRATION AND HEATING,
THE STERILISATION SYSTEM BRAND AND SUPPLIER, THE COPING AND TILER SUPPLIER AND INSTALLER,THE COVER INSTALLER,
THE FENCING SUPPLIER AND INSTALLER

AND ANYTHING ELSE RELEVANT TO THE PROJECT THAT WE MAY HAVE FORGOTTEN TO ASK FOR - SO WE CAN INCLUDE OUR TRADE MEMBERS IN THE RESULTS PUBLICATIONS


 

Register your interest now

by filling out the form BELOW

01.09.2021.3.00pm

SELECTED POOLS OF THE MONTH WILL BE FEATURED MONTHLY IN TRENDS ONLINE MAGAZINE
WINNING POOLS WILL BE FEATURED in TRENDS ONLINE SPECIALTY MAGAZINE
TREND ONLINE MAGAZINE WILL FEATURE OUR COMPETITION RESULTS!
INDICATE YOUR INTEREST IN THE COMPETITION TO US NOW:
FILL IN THE FOLLOWING FORM AND SEND IT TO US


Your Email address






 

THE CLASS WINNER IS THE ENTRY WITH THE HIGHEST SCORE
in the opinion of the JUDGES who are to be chosenPOINTS

AWARDS:

 
GOLD 140GOLD MEDAL
Most points in Class
  SILVER 140SILVER MEDAL
Within 10% of Top in Class

BRONZE MEDAL 140BRONZE MEDAL
Within 20% of Top in Class

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

HIGHLY COMMENDED
Entry of Particular Interest

Photo Competition Organisers:
Executive Committee Members Rainbow Morris & Larry Ogden

ENTRANTS:

* Decide which/how many catagories you want to enter.

* SEND AN EMAIL (AS DETAILED BELOW)

* ONE EMAIL PER ENTRY, PER PHOTO ENTERED

* Fee payment MUST BE RECEIVED before your entries will be listed on the web page

* Provide a brief description of pool and build date and approximate cost to build today

* And anything else you want to see on the web page or a Magazine article if you win.

Include your details, email address etc. and link to company web page where applicable.



If insufficient entries in classes are received,
the NZPIA Inc reserves the right to delete the class
or modify/abandon the competition completely without further notice.


In which case, FEES PAID WILL BE REFUNDED

RULES FOR our 2022 PHOTO COMPETITION
(i.e. VISUAL INTEREST, not DESIGN or ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE)

 
1.There will be no distinction between Pool Types: i.e. fibreglass, vinyl, concrete etc. as pools are visually similar

2. Value of installed POOL ONLY Inc GST
(Not including Council Fees, Excavation, Fencing or Landscaping )

3. Pools built within the past SIX YEARS of this competiton announcement with proof of date required i.e. Pools installed after 1 January 2015

4. Pools built or installed by CURRENT BUILDER MEMBER or ASSOCIATE BUILDER including FIBREGLASS INSTALLER MEMBERS

5. PUBLISHED ENTRIES will be restricted to FINANCIAL MEMBERS in the JUDGING YEAR 2022 PLUS TWO PREVIOUS YEARS 2020-21

6. PREVIOUS Class Winner disqualified from re-entering same pool in SAME CLASS.


7. You can enter 4 entries in each of SIX Categories i.e

- 4 Entries in Class 1 - Residential under $60,000
- 4 Entries in Class 2 - Residential over $60k etc.

There are 6 available Categories

1. RES 1 Residential pools <$60k
2. RES 2 Residential pools $61k to $120k
3. RES 3 Over $121k to (unlimited)
4. ENVIRO Pool that expresses environmental scene
5. REFURB Refurnished pool (Before and After photos)
6. COMM Commercial (non Residential) pool

You MAY submit FOUR pictures per Class entry
WE WILL CHOOSE WHICH ONE WILL BE SHOWN as your MAIN ENTRY

Be sure that each photo is clearly identified for:
Class and numbered:
YOUR NAME, RES1, ENTRY 1, PHOTO 1 ( 2, 3 up to 4)


You may send in up to four shots of each pool for us to choose from for suitability of reproduction or use in colour magazines, but we will only display the MAIN PICTURE on the Association POOL COMPETITION ENTRIES web page.

Entering the Competition assumes - and you by entering the competition agree to - the unencumbered rights of the NZPIA Inc to use such entries in the normal course of its business and promotional activities.

The MAIN PICTURE ENTRY will be judged 1 - 10 points. The judges will look for:

points Technical Merit - Focus, Lighting Colour quality

points Composition - Subject placement, Background

points Impact - Unique of Individuality of setting

points General overall Efectiveness - Visual effect photo

In the case of Point Tally equality in GOLD Class, the Judges will be requested to re-assess the matching ENTRIES until a leading Point Score is established. Multiple MEDALS may be awarded in lower Classes.

The Judges have unrestricted authority to award photos of their choice [as well as the CLASS winners] as "HIGHLY COMMENDED"

8. FEES: Each CLASS Entry will be $100 + GST

BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS
06-0996-0753693-02

Ref: PHOTO COMP 2021


9. PHOTO Entries by email to executive@poolguild.org.nz
MUST BE MINIMUM SIZE 1280 x 760 pixels and of professional composition & quality to get Points.
This Means: No cut off corners, untidy surrounds, bad focus, poor resolution and faded colours.
Pictures may include bathers or poolside users


10. Winning pictures will be required at higher
Res 1820 x 1080 px or greater for magazine reproduction, so keep your original photos handy.

11. IDENTIFYING YOUR ENTRIE(S)

i.e. Membership Name* as listed on the NZPIA Inc web page, CLASS, YOUR ENTRY NUMBER in this Class, (1 to 4) and number of photos (1 to 4) relating to this entry.

* http://www.poolguild.org.nz/MEMBERS2022(JULY21).html

i.e.
JOHN SMITH (your Membership Name)

"RES 1" For RESIDENTIAL CLASS ( Res 2 etc.)

"ENTRY 1" ( or 2,3 up to a max of 4)

"PHOTO 1 (up to 4 photos)

If you are entering more Photos in this CLASS, it should read like this:

"JOHN SMITH"

"Res 1" For Residential CLASS,( Res 2 etc.)

"ENTRY 1" ( or ENTRY 2,3 4, etc)

"PHOTO 1" (up to 4 photos)

- and -

"JOHN SMITH"

"Res 1" For Residential CLASS,( Res 2 etc.)

( or, ENTRY 2,3 4)

"PHOTO 1" (up to 4 photos)

So when we receive your entry, it
should look like this:

JOHN SMITH RES1 ENTRY 1 PHOTO 1 (up to 4)

BY IDENTIFYING what you have sent by telling us your Name, Entry Class and how many photos you sent

Send ONE EMAIL for EACH CLASS ENTRY
This helps us to keep your entry accurate.

 

Don't forget to add some description to your entry, any associated NZPIA Trade Members work or equipment etc.

Send to: executive@poolguild.org.nz

SAMPLE EMAIL WORDING:

Email Heading: PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION

We will send you an Invoice for your Fees

12. Accompanying descriptive and design notes may be sent with entry and may be used in Magazine articles.

 

13. Entries accepted time-dated emails no later than 6:00 pm on Tuesday 30th November 2021 unless notified otherwise.

LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
NO EXCEPTIONS

 

14. DECISIONS BY JUDGES ARE FINAL!
Discussion regarding the Competition rules or results will not be entered into unless in writing to the Executive for consideration. The decision of the Executive will be final.

 

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