Photography Competition

The Passing Out Parade project captures and celebrates local stories of how significant events of war have shaped our history and who we are today.

South West Arts is encouraging photographers of all ages to enter the Passing Out Parade Photography Competition. Artists invited to submit a digital photograph that reflects the impact of experiences of war in the South West NSW region.

The photographs will form an exhibition that will support the Passing Out Parade project and will be exhibited online and in a travelling exhibition across the region.

First prize $250 - Under 15 prize $150 - Plus other additional prizes

Entries close midnight Sunday 19th February 2018.

Download the Entry Form

Conditions of Entry:


  • Categories: Open, Under 15 years of age

  • Winners will be announced Monday 23 April 2018

  • OPEN: First Prize: $250 Second Prize: $150 UNDER 15: First Prize: $150 Plus additional non-cash prizes


  • The Passing Out Parade Photography Competition is open to local and non-local participants, but the photograph(s) must take inspiration from the criteria provided.

  • Works must be submitted electronically in accordance to the following guidelines:

  • Medium to high quality in JPEG file format

  • Digital file emailed to

  • Artists must submit the entry form including an artist statement about their work’s inspiration

  • Must be received by midnight Sunday 19th February 2018

  • Physical photographs will not be accepted for entry.

  • Multiple entries are accepted when submitted as individual entries.

  • All works submitted for the Passing Out Parade Photography Competition must be original works executed by the artist whose n