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Dates for your Diary
Fri Jan 31st

Chepstow Photographic Competition - Castles of Wales

This is part of a competition for all U3As in Wales. There will be three heats starting with each competing Welsh U3A running their own individual competition and choosing their best three photographs. These will be submitted to their Network (South Wales Network in our case) who will then select the best five photographs to submit to an All Wales competition.

The Chepstow Competition

  • Is open to ALL current members of Chepstow U3A.
  • The photographs must not have been submitted to another U3A as part of the same competition
  • Each member may submit a maximum of three photographs
  • The closing date for entries to the Chepstow competition is January 31st 2020.
  • All entries will be displayed either digitally or in printed form at a Monthly Meeting and the top three will be included in our Magazine

Entries must be submitted to If you do not get an acknowledgement within two days please ring 01291 623986.

Summary of the Rules

Photographs can be colour or monochrome but they must:

  • adhere to the theme - Castles of Wales.
  • be the work of the member entering the competition.
  • be a PDI (digital image NOT print).
  • have a longest side of 1400 pixels or less.
  • have a file size of 2 mb or less.
  • each photograph must have a file name that starts with the initials of the photographer.
  • not include people that can be recognised in the image (legal reasons - copyright & permissions).

For the full rules of the Wales U3A competition click on Photo Competition Rules

Chepstow U3A Judging
The photographs will be collected together and presented to a small panel of judges yet to be chosen. The judges will not know the names of the photographer.

Wed Jun 3rd National U3A Day
Organised by the Third Age Trust
Chepstow's day moved to July 18th to coincide with Chepstow Festival of Arts
Sat Jul 18th Chepstow Festival of Arts
A replacement for the National U3A Day as a lot of our performance and display groups will be taking part.
More details in due course