Run by the Tauranga Photographic Society Inc. of New Zealand 







Accepting Entries from: Wednesday 12 May 2021 NZT (GMT +12 hours)

Closing Date: 12.00 o'clock midnight, Wednesday 9th June 2021 NZT (GMT +12 hours)

Judging: Friday 18th, Saturday 19th & Sunday 21st June 202! NZT (GMT +12 hours)

NOTE: Depending on the COVID-19 situation/regulations in New Zealand, judging may be undertaken remotely. We will keep you informed of any changes on this website.

Results Notified: On or before 30th June NZT (GMT +12 hours) 

Presentation Evening: Saturday 7th August 2021 NZT (GMT +12 hours)

NOTE: This is may change depending on the COVID-19 situation/regulations. We will keep you informed of any changes on this website.


1.  Theme

2.  Documentary

3.  Music Poetry and Song

4.  The World of Nature


Important Notes for 2021

Authors name now allowed in the credits on Audio Visuals

Entry Submission:

All entries must now be submitted using WeTransfer.

Entry Fees:

NZD $25.00 for the first AV entry and NZD $12.00 for each additional AV entry.

AV Time Limits:

Time limit for the 'Documentary' category is Seven (7) minutes.

Time limit for 'Theme', 'Music, Poetry & Song' and 'The world of Nature' categories is Five (5) minutes.

Video, Time-lapse, Animated Graphics etc in AV's:

Video, Time-lapse, Animated Graphics etc is now allowed in all categories with restrictions, refer to Rule 7.  For more information explaining why we have changed to the inclusion of video etc in all categories please click - here.

Summary of Sequence (maximum 30 words):

A 'Summary of Sequence' is required to go with your AV. This is a quick summary of up to 30 words about your AV. This will be available to the judges, spoken and/or written, prior to the viewing of your AV, and may be included in the catalogue and/or website.

Entry Restrictions:

The restriction on entering AV’s that have been successful in the Jack sprosen Memorial Trophy competition has been removed. This now allows AV’s which have been successful in past JSMT competitions to be entered into the Tauranga AV Salon.


Entry Information

(Read and understand all the rules before completing your entry) - click here

Entry Fees:

NZD $25.00 for the first AV entry and NZD $12.00 for each additional AV entry.

Web Transfer: 

All AV's to be submitted using wetransfer.com  WeTransfer allows files up to 2GB can be uploaded free. For details of how to use WeTransfer - click here

Postal Address:

Tauranga AV Salon,  PO Box 15171, Tauranga 3144, New Zealand

Payment can be made by:

1. (Overseas entrants) - PayPal - NOTE: you will be automatically taken to PayPal upon completion of your entry form. DO NOT pay separately first or you will not be able to complete the entry form.

2. (NZ entrants only) - Direct Credit to the Tauranga Photographic Society, Account 03 1548 0004925 02

Put your Surname in the Particulars box and your First Name in the Reference Box

(This information will also be sent to you via confirmation email upon submitting entry)

Receipt of AVs:

Your AVs will be downloaded and tested and your entry form checked. You will be notified via email that your entry has been received, checked and accepted.

Please contact us if you do not hear within a reasonable time. Click here - taurangaAVsalon@gmail.com


Need Help ?

Send us an email - taurangaAVsalon@gmail.com


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