Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival – Ayrshire Photography Competition

Mental Health Foundation (Scotland) Ayrshire Photography Competition

The competition opens on 4th March and closes on 14th April at 12 midnight. Shortlisted entrants will be notified by no later than 1st May 2019. The competition is open to residents of Ayrshire as well as students of Ayrshire College.

The theme is “Connected” and how that relates to Mental Health

You are allowed a maximum of two entries in jPeg format (maximum long edge 2000 pixels a@72 dpi)


The first prize  is an overnight stay at The Park Hotel, Kilmarnock with breakfast.  The second prize is a meal for two with a glass of wine in the Bistro for two, and the third prize is Afternoon Tea for two.  We are very grateful to for sponsoring these prizes.

The top three winners will be announced at a drinks reception and prize-giving at The Park Hotel, Kilmarnock on Thursday 23rd May from 6.00 to 8.00 p.m.  Shortlisted entrants will be contacted by 1st May 2019 and invited to attend this event with a guest.  After the ceremony, the winners will be formally announced on social media.

Copyright remains with the authors.

General rules

Work submitted must be your own work. No use of another person’s work is permitted. Your entry will be acknowledged.  It will be considered as submitted, and cannot be altered or withdrawn.

No work submitted should have been broadcast, displayed or published in any format, including online.

The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

To enter:

Your entry should be sent to should be sent to via this link

Names should be provided in the optional message box and photos should be titled as follows: Surname_FirstName_Number e.g. Bloggs_Joe_01.jPeg

Your entry should not contain any information that would identify you,  or it will be disqualified.