Below, you can find a summary of the dates for the 2018 awards and work out how best to prepare for the demands of the competition. Holiday planning is, of course, a factor at this time of year, and so we want to be as helpful as possible about when we would need access to your work (and you!)

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Competition Dates:

12th July BPA2018 Opens for Entries

10TH October Competition Closes for Entries

12th - 26Th October Shortlisting by Judges

28th October Shortlist Made available for Public Voting

15th November Public Voting Closes

17th November Invitations Go out to Nominees

28th January The British Photography Awards at London's Savoy 

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For a full rundown of our competition mechanics and TERMS OF ENTRY, please click here. Some small points have developed since last year, in line with demand/necessity. All our core values are maintained.

We champion the rights of photographers and ethical, responsible behaviour.