General Information

Tauranga Audio Visual Salon - General Information

Tauranga Audio Visual Salon - General Information


Run by the Tauranga Photographic Society Inc. of New Zealand

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Accepting Entries from: Monday 6th May 2019 NZT (GMT +12 hours)

Judging: Friday 16th, Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th June 2019 NZT (GMT +12 hours)

Presentation Evening: Saturday 20th July 2019 NZT (GMT +12 hours)

Closing Date: 12.00 o'clock midnight, Wednesday 5th June 2019 NZT (GMT +12 hours)

Results Notified: On or before 21st June 2019 NZT (GMT +12 hours)



1.  Theme

2.  Documentary

3.  Music Poetry and Song

4.  The World of Nature

Important Notes for 2018

Entry Fees:

NZD $25.00 for the first AV entry and NZD $12.00 for each additional AV entry.

AV Time Limits:

Time limit for the 'Documentary' category is Seven (7) minutes.

Time limit for 'Theme', 'Music, Poetry & Song' and 'The world of Nature' categories is Five (5) minutes.

Video, Time-lapse, Animated Graphics etc in AV's:

Video, Time-lapse, Animated Graphics etc is now allowed in all categories with restrictions, refer to Rule 7.  For more information explaining why we have changed to the inclusion of video etc in all categories please click - here.

Summary of Sequence (maximum 30 words):

A 'Summary of Sequence' is required to go with your AV. This is a quick summary of up to 30 words about your AV. This will be available to the judges, spoken and/or written, prior to the viewing of your AV, and may be included in the catalogue and/or website.

Entry Restrictions:

The restriction on entering AV’s that have been successful in the Jack sprosen Memorial Trophy competition has been removed. This now allows AV’s which have been successful in past JSMT competitions to be entered into the Tauranga AV Salon.

Entry Information

(Read and understand all the rules before completing your entry) - click here

Entry Fees:
NZD $25.00 for the first AV entry and NZD $12.00 for each additional AV entry.

Web Transfer: (Preferred)
We recommend using because files up to 2GB can be uploaded free. For details of how to use wetransfer - click here

Postal Address:
Tauranga AV Salon,  PO Box 15171, Tauranga 3144, New Zealand

Payment can be made by:
1. (NZ & Overseas entrants) - PayPal
2. (NZ entrants only) - Direct Credit to the Tauranga Photographic Society, Account 03 1548 0004925 02
Put your Surname in the Particulars box and your First Name in the Reference Box
(This information will also be sent to you via confirmation email upon submitting entry)
3. (NZ entrants only) - Cheque made out to the Tauranga Photographic Society

Receipt of AV’s:
Your AV’s will be downloaded and tested and your entry form checked. You will be notified via email that your entry has been received, checked and accepted.
Please contact us if you do not hear within a reasonable time. Click here

Feedback will be offered to authors of unsuccessful entries. This may be written by the judges, or by experienced AV workers.

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