Saturday 7th July 2018 - Photographic competition!

Torbay BSAC invites all underwater photographers to take part in out “Splash in” competition 2018 !.

The date will be Saturday 7th July 2018.

There are to be three entry groups.

  • Wide angle
  • Macro
  • Compact cameras

The competition Judges will be Announced nearer the date.

There will be a guest speaker on the evening of 7th July 2018 when prizes will be presented to the winning competitors.

There will be prizes equivalent to £75 for the first placed winner and £40 for the second placed entry in each entry group.

For more information please look at the competition rules.

If you would like to take part, please complete the application form.


The prize for the first placed entry in each category will be a voucher for underwater photography equipment to the value of £75.

The prize for the second placed entry in each category will be a cheque for £40.

In addition, there will be prizes from sponsors announced nearer the date.

Presentation of prizes

The prizes in each of the categories – first and second place – will be presented on the evening of 7th July at (venue to be confirmed).

The weather

We hope the weather “Gods” will smile upon us. It is possible of course that they won’t. If adverse weather conditions develop during the night of 6/7th July or on the morning of 7th we shall take all reasonable steps to notify competitors as soon as possible.

The club will be guided by advice from HM Harbourmaster, Torquay and by HM Coastguard. If we are advised to cancel the competition on safety grounds, we shall follow it. Every possible effort will be made to contact competitors by phone or text. We will also place a notification by means of a post on the club Facebook page.

In the event of uncertainty about whether it is safe to dive, the simple answer is “Don’t”. If you want to check whether the competition is going to go ahead, please contact the club’s committee on 07500 214916

Please also note the remarks about personal safety contained in the rules.

Our Address

Torbay BSAC
Unit 0008
Beacon Quay