The 2014 Australian Entomological Society Conference

28 September – 1 October 2014

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Competitions 2014


This is a competition to encourage and recognise high standards of entomological illustration.

Entry deadline: TBA

The Society invites unpublished entries to this competition which will be judged and displayed at the Australian Entomological Society Conference. The competition is open to members and non-members of the Society who are not employed or contracted as professional illustrators for fee or reward.

Entries for the ILLUSTRATION competition, up to three per entrant, must be whole body (dorsal or lateral views) taxonomic illustrations of insects or other invertebrates. The mounted illustrations should not exceed 21 x 30cm (approximately A4 size) and must be suitable for reproduction after reduction by 50%. Only entries which meet these requirements will be judged.

Entries for the PHOTOGRAPHIC competition, up to three per entrant can be of any insects or other invertebrates, and can be of whole insects or parts of insects. The mounted photographs should not exceed 21 x 30cm (approximately A4 size). Only entries which meet these requirements will be judged

Entries must be received by 18 September. Postal entries must be carefully packed and include stamps or postal order sufficient to cover the cost of return postage, where necessary. PLEASE SEE ADDRESS DETAILS BELOW.

Categories: Student Illustration Section •    Colour
•    Black and White
Open Illustration Section •    Colour
•    Black and White
Photographic Section

1. Name of entrant
2. Postal address
3. Category of entry/entries
4. Current enrolment details (if a student)
5. Scientific name of species illustrated

The Society has made available $100 for First Prize and $50 for Second Prize in each of the four illustration categories and $100, $50 and $25 for First, Second and Third Prizes in the photographic section. Highly commended certificates will also be awarded where appropriate. The judges retain the right not to award all prizes if entry numbers or standards are not sufficient.

The Australian Entomological Society shall have the right to display selected works in public and to reproduce the illustrations, with appropriate acknowledgment, on Society goods which it sells, and in magazines, for a fee.

Address for entries:
Dr David Yeates
CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences
PO Box 1700
Work Phone: 02 6246 4282

Entry deadline: TBA

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