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Important dates

2020 Competition dates & deadlines

Please remember these dates!

Here are the important dates for the 2020 Underwater Photographer of the Year competition. There is no need to wait until the last minute to submit your images as you can always delete and re-submit different photos should you change your mind before the final submission deadline.


November 1st 2019 - Website opens for registration and entries to be submitted online

January 3rd 2020 - Closing date for all entries (midnight GMT), no other images will be accepted after this date

January 5th & 6th 2020 - Images judged by  Peter Rowlands (chair, Alex Mustard and Martin Edge. All images entered into the competition will be seen by all three judges during our marathon judging process

Mid January 2019 - Winners notified, prizes chosen and high res files sent for exhibition

End February 2019 - Winners announced at GoDiving show in the UK and online - date and time to be finalised.