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April 13, 2020

Update: PPA District Competition and IPC Dates Have Been Extended

Due to issues surrounding COVID-19 and out of an abundance of caution, PPA’s board of directors has voted to extend the dates for registration and judging for both the District Competition and International Photographic Competition (IPC). The good news is that you will now have a little more time to work on your images before you submit them! Registration for District Competition will now remain open through July 16, 2020, for regular entries and through August 4 for late entries.

Judging for PPA’s District Competition will now take place August 16-21, 2020. Registration for IPC will open August 24th for regular entries and through October 6 for late entries, and with judging taking place October 18-23, 2020.

International Photographic Competition Registration:
Aug. 24-Sept. 28 by 5 pm ET

IPC Late Registration:

Sept. 29-Oct. 6 by 5 pm ET

Oct. 18-23

You may not have started this year out planning to enter your work into a Photographic Competition, but now is a great time to consider it. Learn more about how PPA's competitions work, which competition category is right for you, how to prepare and submit images, what makes a "winning" image and what judges are looking for! No matter what your photography specialization or how many years you’ve worked as a professional photographer, entering competitions is a fantastic way to grow both technically and creatively.


Read more about the new dates & deadlines, get the rules and enter now!