Medals and Ribbons

CAPA has available the following medals and ribbons to recognize photographic excellence.

Medals for CAPA Member Clubs/Affiliated Organizations

1. Club Services Medal

CAPA has developed this Award for the exclusive use of CAPA member camera clubs.  The CAPA club will recognize one of its club members for outstanding contributions to any field of photography or distinctive services performed for the camera club in the promotion of the Art of Photography through Service, Education, Exhibition and/or Publication.  The recipient must be a club member in good standing and have served the club in some capacity for a minimum of three years.

2. Excellence In Photography Medal

This award is available to CAPA clubs or organizations affiliated with CAPA for photographer of the year, highest aggregate score, best of show, high-scoring participation in other regional or national exhibitions/competitions or CAPA competitions.

To apply for either of these awards and order medals, please fill in both the application form and the order form below and email them to Carol Coleman, or send by mail to Carol at the address on the bottom of this page.

 

Medals For Competitions

CAPA Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals as well as Merit Award Ribbons and Honourable Mention Ribbons are awarded to the following exhibitions/competitions: International, National, Region, Zone, CAPA Canada Camera Conference and CAPA member camera clubs.

Designated awards, other than those mentioned above must receive prior application and approval from the CAPA Exhibition Standards Chair in consultation with CAPA’s  President or Vice-President or their designate.

Any photographic exhibition or salon wishing recognition from the Canadian Association for Photographic Art must comply with the guidelines set out by the CAPA Exhibition Standards.

To apply for competition medals & ribbons and order medals, please fill in both the application form and the order form below and email them to Carol Coleman, or send by mail to Carol at the address on the bottom of this page. Application forms must be received two months prior to the presentation date, if possible.

Gold Medal – CAPA’s Gold Medal may be awarded as 1st Place, Best Entry, Best of Show, Highest Aggregate, and/or Best Contemporary.

Silver Medal – CAPA’s Silver Medal may be awarded 2nd place together with the CAPA Gold (1st Place) and CAPA Bronze (3rd Place) Medal.

Bronze Medal –  CAPA’s Bronze Medal may be awarded 3rd place together with the CAPA Gold (1st Place) and CAPA Silver (2nd Place) Medal.

Merit Award Ribbons – CAPA’s Merit Award Ribbons are awarded for images achieving the highest  – 1st (blue), 2nd (red) and 3rd (yellow) scores for a single image.

Honourable Mention Ribbons – CAPA’s Honourable Mention Ribbons are awarded for the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th highest aggregate scores in a competition.

After your exhibition or competition using the CAPA Medals and Ribbons, please complete a Competition/Exhibition Report for CAPA.

 

To apply for and order medals and ribbons, please complete the appropriate forms and forward via email or regular mail to:

Carol Coleman, Exhibition Standards Chair
623 East Kings Road
North Vancouver, BC  V7N 1J6
exhibition-standards@capacanada.ca

 

CAPA Medals and Ribbons

Here are a few images of CAPA Medals and Ribbons:

  • CAPA Gold Medal
  • CAPA Sliver Medal
  • CAPA Bronze Medal
  • CAPA Gold Medal

    May be awarded as 1st Place, Best Entry, Best of Show, Highest Aggregate, and/or Best Contemporary (as defined by the exhibition or competition organizers).

  • CAPA Sliver Medal

    May be awarded 2nd place in conjunction with the CAPA Gold (1st Place) and CAPA Bronze (3rd Place) medals.

  • CAPA Bronze Medal

    May be awarded 3rd place in conjunction with CAPA Gold (1st Place) and CAPA Silver (2nd Place) medals.

  • Excellence in Photography Medal
  • Excellence in Photography Medal

    This award is available to CAPA clubs or organizations affiliated with CAPA for photographer of the year, highest aggregate score, best of show, high-scoring participation in other regional or national exhibitions/competitions or CAPA competitions.

  • Merit Award Ribbons
  • Honourable Mention Ribbons
  • Merit Award Ribbons

    Are awarded for the single image in a competition which achieves the 1st, 2nd and 3rd highest scores.

  • Honourable Mention Ribbons

  • Medal for CAPA Member Clubs
  • Medal for CAPA Member Clubs

    Club Services Medal – CAPA has developed this Award for the exclusive use of CAPA member camera clubs. The CAPA club will recognize one of its club members for outstanding contributions to any field of photography or distinctive services performed for the camera club in the promotion of the Art of Photography through Service, Education, Exhibition and/or Publication. The recipient must be a club member in good standing and have served the club in some capacity for a minimum of three years.