Rules & Guidelines 3

Short-listed entrants:

Those who have been short-listed  will be notified by email no later than 15th September 2017 and the names of the winners will subsequently be published on the National Historic Ships UK website and in Classic Boat magazine.


Winning entries will be awarded prizes as specified above.  Prizes will be given at an award ceremony held in 2017.  Prizes will be payable in pounds sterling.  Any prize remaining unclaimed 6 months after the closing date of the Competition will be declared void. The prizes must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred.  There will be no cash alternatives to the prizes listed.  National Historic Ships UK should be advised of how monetary prizes will be spent in advance and reserves the right to withold the prize if it is not outlaid as agreed.

Governing law:

Valid wherever legal, the rules of this competition are subject to English law and the parties to any dispute or action shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.


National Historic Ships UK will appoint a panel of judges to select winning photos and films.  Their decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Invalid entries:

National Historic Ships UK shall not be obliged to display photos or films and shall not be liable for any entrant's loss of publicity or enhancement of reputation.  National Historic Ships UK reserves the right to cancel the Competition at any time. National Historic Ships UK will amend any entry if it has not been entered into the relevant category. If a photograph is short-listed into more than one category, it can only win one category.

Personal information and Freedom of Information Act

Any personal information of entrants will only be used, and where necessary, disclosed to third parties, for the purposes of running the Competition.

Accepting the rules:

By entering your photo in the National Historic Ships UK Photography Competition 2017 you are deemed to have accepted the above rules.