Photojournalism (PJD)

PJD Interclub Competition

Interclub Competition

Joseph Kubala, PPSA

The PJD conducts a photojournalism digital competition among PSA member clubs with four judgings during the year: November, January, March, and May. Following each competition, the club standings are sent to participating clubs and published in the PJD News column of the PSA Journal. The club with the highest cumulative points for the season receives a plaque.


Club Registration Deadline: October 10
Competition Deadlines: November 15, January 15, March 15, and May 15

Eligibility & Rules

Each club enters six (6) images in each competition, but not more than two (2) images by one maker. Images which have not received a prior award in this PJD Interclub Competition may be re-entered.

Ribbons for the top three scoring images in Photojournalism General and top three scoring images in Human Interest, and up to five Honorable Mentions for runners-up are awarded for each competition. All of these award winning images are eligible for the Image of the Year judging in July. The top Photojournalism General and top Human Interest images chosen from the winners during the year are given plaques, and ribbons are awarded to the second and third place Photojournalism General and Human Interest images, and Honorable Mention winners. There is no fee to participate.

Instructions for the Submission of Entries

Club Registration

Interested in participating? All returning or new PSA camera clubs, please email the following information to Joseph Kubala.

  • Camera club name
  • PSA club identification number
  • Primary club contact: Name, Home Address, Email Address, Evening Phone Number
  • Secondary club contact: Name, Email Address

Basic Guidelines for Operating PSA Division Competitions - Contains information for Directors of PSA Individual and Interclub Competitions.

Upload Club Images

Upload the club's images for the Photojournalism Interclub Competition here. This page includes the entire season of competitions. Only upload images for the current Round. Do not upload images for future Rounds.


Interclub Comparison Chart

The Interclub Comparison Chart is a quick reference to all eight of the PSA Interclub Competitions and is designed to help clubs select the Interclub Competition(s) that the club wishes to enter. The chart contains a link to the webpage for each PSA Interclub Competition and a link to each Interclub Director's email.

A Consultant is available to help PSA-member clubs enter the Interclub Competitions. This service can be found in the Club Services area of My PSA which is available through login.