Earning Awards

Awards to Earn

There are several awards that you can earn at CACCA.  All awards are given at the annual CACCA banquet.

WILLIAM J. CODY AWARD

This award is given to CACCA members who are new to developing good programs to share with clubs and outside organizations, teaching classes, and/or writing articles for the Newsletter. They should also have their programs listed on the Speakers List. So get out and start sharing your photography knowledge either by giving a program or in writing an article for the CACCA News.  

SERVICE AWARD- (Five Year Service Award)

For service at CACCA for a consecutive period of five years.  There are many things that you can do at CACCA to achieve this award.  Help with competitions as reading scores, passing prints, judging, running a competition, being on the CACCA board.  You just have to help in some way at CACCA at most of the CACCA meetings for the year for it to count. 

TOPS IN CACCA

Each month a Best of the Month is selected in each of the competitions.  Once you get your first Print or Digital Image of the Month you will be hooked and want to get more.  Once you have won 6 or 9 Images of the Month in a category, depending on the competition, you will earn TOPS in CACCA.  At the banquet you will receive an engraved CACCA silver medal on a red white and blue neck ribbon and a plaque for special recognition for one of the following.  Starting in 2011 Best of Year and Best of Salon count toward Tops and Masters.  Since 2018 the 2nd and 3rd Place Besto of Year Images count toward Tops and Masters.

  1. Six Large and/or Small Monochrome Interclub Prints of the Month
  2. Six Large and/or Small Color Interclub Prints of the Month
  3. Six Interclub Digital Projected Images of the Month
  4. Six Individual Nature Prints of the Month
  5. Nine Individual Photojournalism Prints of the Month
  6. Nine Individual Creative Digital Best of the Month (formerly Individual Alteration of Reality Prints)
  7. Nine Individual Portrait Prints of the Month

MASTERS IN CACCA

Once you have earned TOPS in CACCA, you can start adding to it and earn Masters in CACCA. At the banquet you will receive an engraved CACCA gold medal on a gold neck ribbon and a plaque for special recognition for one of the following. Starting in 2011 Best of Year and Best of Salon count toward Tops and Masters. Since 2018 the 2nd and 3rd Place Best of Year images count toward Tops and Masters.

  1. Eighteen Large and/or Small Monochrome Interclub Prints of the Month
  2. Eighteen Large and/or Small Color Interclub Prints of the Month
  3. Eighteen Interclub Digital Projected Images of the Month
  4. Eighteen Individual Nature Prints of the Month
  5. Twenty-seven Individual Photojournalism Prints of the Month
  6. Twenty-seven Individual Portrait Prints of the Month
  7. Twenty-seven Individual Creative Digital Images of the Month (formerly Individual Alteration of Reality Prints)

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