Our #paediatricslife Instagram competition - for RCPCH members and Fellows

We're looking for photos that tell the story of our members' daily lives in paediatrics and child health to post on our new Instragram channel. Contribute your image, with caption, in the below form - for a chance to win £250 in gift vouchers!

Who can enter? 

This competition is open to RCPCH members and Fellows. Not a member? We have membership types for aspiring and current child health professsionals, and medical students get free membership - find out your membership type and apply.

You don't need specific photographic skills or professional equipment. We're looking for photos from any camera and with a creative flair. 

How are the photos judged?

We'll post all eligible entries on our Instagram account @RCPCH. Posts with the most 'likes' will be put to our judging panel, who will score the finalists on:
  • Relevance to theme, 'everyday life in paediatrics'
  • Creativity
  • Wow factor
  • Technical skills (eg exposure, colour, lighting)

What's the deadline?

Sunday, 13 October

Key terms and conditions

  • You must be an RCPCH member of any membership type
  • Artwork provided must be your own idea and property and not infringe anybody else’s work
  • If you include people in your image you must have their consent
  • Entrees featuring identifiable children will not be accepted
  • You consent to RCPCH posting your image on their Instagram channel and potential use in other media

See full terms and conditions

Your photo
One file only.
100 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, png, svg.
We accept either portrait or landscape images.

We'll post the image as is, without further editing. Note that Instagram automatically crops some images to fit - if you want to avoid this, make sure your image is square.
Your caption
Feel free to include any hashtags (these are short words or phrases following a # symbol). We'll always include our competition hashtag #paediatricslife.
About you
Your name
Your membership number

We will contact you via the email address we have on record. You can check or change this email address on your online account.

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