Competitions 2023

Featured image © Richard Shucksmith

There are several schools competitions, including the solar challenge to capture the sun’s energy at your school. The aim is to try out a new – double-sided – type of solar panel and see how it compares with the standard ones.

Then something for all ages is a wildlife photography competition, judged by wildlife photographers Raymond Besant from Orkney and Richard Shucksmith from Shetland. There are two sections, one for 16 and under, the other for 17 and over.

Celestial Odyssey

And we have a new and unusual competition! It’s to travel on a celestial odyssey, travelling outwards from the Sun to the planets of the Solar System, one by one. You start with the Sun in St Magnus Cathedral, and then look for Mercury, Venus and so on. Each planet is hosted by a well-known local business, with each location having clues to the next one.

‘Restless Natives’ – New Wildlife Photography category for U16’s!

Category: Best image of a native species currently under threat by the non-native, invasive stoat.Deadline: Monday 28th August at 12 noon.Facilitated and judged by the Orkney Native Wildlife Project Prize of Open Return for 4 People + 1 Vehicle on the Hamnavoe Ferry,

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