Judging Criteria

GOLD COAST

The Gold Coast Category features submissions of landscape, beaches, buildings, sunset, sunrise, waterfalls, underwater images and any place or tourism attraction, which reflects the Gold Coast lifestyle.

SPORTS

The Sports Category features submissions of any sports. A fun friendly cricket game, surfing, skateboarding, athletics, horse race, golf, tennis, swimming, netball etc. Anything that promotes Gold Coast as a sports destination.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

The International Students Category features submission of photos taken by International Student capturing campus life, friendships and community on the Gold Coast using their unique creativity to explore and showcase their Gold Coast experiences through their lens.

CITY OF GOLD COAST DIVISON 14

The City of Gold Coast Division 14 features submission of photos taken only within the Southern Gold Coast area includes the suburbs of Elanora (part of), Tallebudgera (part of), Tallebudgera Valley, Currumbin Valley, Currumbin Waters, Currumbin, Tugun Heights, Tugun, Bilinga, Kirra, Coolangatta and Rainbow Bay.

YOUNGSTERS

The Youngsters Category features submission of photos from the Gold Coast taken by 15 years old and under, using creativity and innovation to show the fun lifestyle of the Gold Coast.

For all categories we’ll be also looking for:

  1. Creativity
  2. Innovation
  3. Genuineness/authenticity of the content
  4. Emotion
  5. Photo Quality
  6. Light