Exhibit Competition Rules
forms for the exhibitions are on the forms page]
members of the NSA are eligible to submit entries.
Only stereoview cards and non-projected formats are eligible.
are 3 Divisions: Vintage
Stereoview format (more than 50 years old); Modern Stereoview format (views
photographed by the entrant); and Other Formats, for all other non-projected
stereo formats and techniques. No more than 2 entries per Division are allowed.
Vintage Stereoview Cards
entry must have a theme or present a story.
Originals must be provided for judging, but you may provide high quality
reproductions to be used for public display.
Entries are judged according to rarity, presentation, and topic.
Modern Stereoview Cards
entry must have a theme or topic. Both
photographic and computer-generated images will be accepted.
Entries are judged by the PSA criteria for sequences.
Other Stereo Format
are judged according to creativity, technique, presentation, and impact.
the Stereoview card formats, no more than 12, nor fewer than 8, stereoviews
shall constitute an entry. Views
are expected to be in the traditional 3-1/2 x 7 format; the height can
be taller, but must fit into a 5 x 7 sleeve.
For Modern Stereoviews, cards in the 4 x 6 DSEC format are also
acceptable. Each entry should
be titled (one of the 5 x 7 cards may be used).
A 5 x 7 typewritten explanation card may be substituted for one
of the views to provide additional information about the set.
entries will be exhibited behind clear plastic in 5 x 7 sleeves, so
the entrant should supply a 5 x 7 backing sheet for each of their
cards the design and color is entrants choice.
Any information germane to the view may be typed across the top of
the backing card. For
Modern Stereoviews and Other Stereo Format, the name of the maker should not
be included on the backing cards, images or presentations. Photographers will be identified after judging.
NSA will provide the method of display for the Stereoview cards and the
display sleeves. The method of
display for entries in the Other Stereo Format Division will be the
responsibility of the entrant, appropriate to the technology submitted.
Entry Form for each entry must be received by June 22, 2008.
bringing their entries to the Convention must bring them to the Registration
Desk during open hours, but before 10:00 AM on Thursday July 10, 2008. Entrants
not delivering their entries in person must ship them as indicated on the
entry form, along with payment for return shipping.
They must be well-packed and arrive by June 27, 2008.
will be awarded within each division for First, Second and Third place.
The Tex Treadwell Award will be given to the Judges Choice as
Best of Show.
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