DUC SHOOTOUT 2017

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Welcome to the 7th DUC Underwater Photographic Shootout

South Africa’s premier underwater photographic competition!
The committee of DUC Shootout invites underwater photographers of all skill levels to take part in this national DUC Underwater Photographic Shootout .
The theme of the competition is to provide a platform where underwater photographers can expose their favourite dive sites throughout Southern Africa.
From the East Coast to the West Coast, to deep wrecks, to shallow rock pools, Coelacanths, shark diving, whales, pristine coral reefs and their inhabitants and now the inland waters of Southern Africa – there is a plethora of underwater photographic opportunities available!
DUC Shootout 2016
 If you are a regular competitor in the DUC Underwater Photographic Shootout
please take note of the following changes to the format of the competition:

  1. The competition shooting area includes the inland waters of Southern Africa:Inland Waters is defined as: fresh water, rivers, dams but not aquariums and pools.
    Southern Africa is defined as: Mozambique, West coast of SA and Namibia.
  2. A “PRO” section has been introduced – there are now 4 categories! (see rules for the definition)
  3. The entry fees are tiered for each category:
  4. The Shooting period opened on the 1st of December 2016 and will close on the 31st of May 2017
SHOOTING AREA: The DUC Underwater Photographic Shootout shooting area includes the inland waters of Southern Africa:Inland Waters is defined as: fresh water, rivers, dams but not aquariums and pools.Southern Africa is defined as: Mozambique, West coast of SA and Namibia.
CATEGORIES/FEES    
  PRO: ENTRY FEE R300
  Advanced: ENTRY FEE R200
  Intermediate: ENTRY FEE R150
  Novice: ENTRY FEE R100
SHOOTING PERIOD:    
  BEGIN: 1st of December 2016
  END: 31st of May 2017
If you are a first time entrant to the competition – WELCOME!
Please take the time to familiarise yourself with the rules as well as definitions of the four categories which are set out in the Rules section link above or [click here]
Be sure to like Durban Undersea Club FB page in order to receive updates on the competition.
If you have any specific questions, please email Bryan Hart at: photography@duc.co.za

GOOD LUCK & HAPPY SNAPPING!