We welcome all primary schools in the Perth area to compete in a photography competition that helps celebrate Perth's sporting culture.

Prizes include VIP treatment at the World Masters event, an end of year pool party and one-on-one interviews with elite athletes.

Closing date for entries: Wednesday 12 October 2016  Winners announced: Friday 14 October 2016

Cost: Free

What do I do?

Entries take the form of a single photograph and a 50 word description of the content. Each picture may be produced by an individual student or a group of students. We recommend groups of 5 students or less.*

Entries will be emailed to competition@venueswest.wa.gov.au in a low-res format. [Finalists may be asked to provide a hi-res format].

Schools are invited to participate in the competition throughout Term 3. Each participating school can submit photographs taken by students that represent one of the four values below.

Schools can submit a maximum of 12 photographs from any category. We encourage you to put lots of other pictures on social media using #perthsportslife and we will repost any great images.

*Overall prizes will be available to a maximum of 5 students.


The Categories


The competition is split into four categories, each category relates to one of the World Masters core set of values:





All you have to do is take a picture that you think represents one of these values and explain how in 50 words or less.

The Prizes

There will be four winning photographs, one from each category.


The four winning photographers will be invited to attend the World Masters Event in a VIP area along with their entire school.

The winning pictures will also be published 

• throughout HBF Stadium -  (on our digital screens, posters and the large aquatic scoreboard).
• on our websites with links to each school and notes on the photographer
• on our social media pages.
• on the event website (perth2016.com) and on social media and e-newsletter.

Overall Winners

There will be one overall winner selected from the top four photogrpahs. The overall winner will also receive:

• an end of year pool party with an inflatable slide at HBF Stadium for 30 of their classmates.

The winning photographer or project group* will also receive

• Medal presentation to a high profile athlete;
• One on one interview with a high profile athlete;
• PR story and photographs in local media;
• Certificates presented to the students;
• VIP media pass for the day;
• Behind the scenes stadium tour;
• Merchandise prize pack.
*Overall prizes will be available for up to 5 students. for this reason we advise to keep project group sizes at 5 or less.

Judging Criteria

The photos entered in to the competition will be judged on how well they represent the core values as well as how creative you have been. Judging consists of two rounds. In round one, our judges will select their four category winners. In round two, our judges will select the overall winner.


Use your instinct when taking pictures and always respect the people that you are including in your image. Always ask their permission.

Remember the core values that you want to focus on. Do a little brainstorm about what that value means to you.

These three little tips will go a long way:

Be Bold

Be Creative

Be Brave


Win a pool party for your class

Follow the instructions below and enter now to receive VIP treatment at the World Masters Athletics Championships plus a pool party for your class at HBF Stadium.

Enter Now

For more information and to enter please contact competitions@venueswest.wa.gov.au.

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