Who will judge the competition?

The judges will be will be announced closer to the date so make sure you keep up to date with our various social media pages or check back in here.

How do I register?

Please complete the online registration form. When you submit the form, you will receive an email acknowledgement with a contestant number. You then need to pay your £20 entry fee which includes buffet into the bank account mentioned in our email and quote your competitor entry number as the reference or payment can be made via PayPal during the registration process. 

Where can photographs be taken?

At any point within the Torquay Harbour boundaries as far south as Berry Head, Brixham and as far north as the end of Oddicombe Beach, Torquay.

Are photos taken during shore dives permitted?

Certainly. The choice of beach is yours provided that it lies within the boundaries set out above.

Are photos taken during boat dives permitted?

Yes. You will have to make your own charter arrangements of course. Various charter boats in Torquay, Teignmouth and elsewhere may be available for bookings on the day of the competition.

When can I take photographs?

The decision is yours. At any point after 00:00 H on 29th June until 16:00 H. on 29th June bearing in mind the cut off point for the submission of entries set out below. Please allow sufficient time to carry out permitted processing, get to Beacon Quay and submit your entries by 16:30 H.

Submission cut off point:

All entries must be submitted by 4.30 p.m. (16:30 H) on 29th June 2019. Entries submitted after that point will not be entered into the competition or judged.

Method of submitting entries

By flash card only please. The card should be marked with the contestants' entry number. Entries to be handed in to members of Torbay BSAC at the display stand on Beacon Quay, Torquay Harbour.

Judging time:

The process of judging the competition will take place on the evening of 29th June 2019 between 18:00 H and 20:00 H.

Presentation of submissions

Everyone is welcome to our presentation evening, so please feel free to bring along guest! Tickets for can be bought for £12 on the doors or can be purchased in advance through our website. The photographs which win first and second prize in each of the entry categories will be displayed on screen on the evening of the prizegiving. 


Our Address

Torbay BSAC
Unit 0008
Beacon Quay