To apply for CROWN distinction it is required to have been regular G.P.U. member for at least 1 year, or have paid a new membership for 3 years!
FOR ANY INFORMATION IN CROWN DISTINCTIONS PLEASE CONTACT MR. CLAUDIO CALOSI AT: firstname.lastname@example.org
RULES for GPU CROWNS
GPU's system for CROWNs is based on points that the photographers collect from acceptances, mentions and awards in international exhibitions of any patronage and year.
GPU Crown 1: 200 pts.
GPU Crown 2: 600 pts.
GPU Crown 3: 2500 pts.
GPU Crown 4: 6000 pts.
GPU Crown 5: 15000 pts.
ACCEPTED photo or portfolio (not GPU’s patronage) = 1 pts.
Honorable Mention or Certificate (not GPU’s patronage) = 2 pts.
Medal or Trophy (not GPU’s patronage) = 4 pts.
THESE POINTS ARE DOUBLED IF THE SALONS HAVE GPU PATRONAGE:
Accepted image = 2 pts. ; HM/ Certificate = 4 pts. ; Medal/ Trophy = 8 pts.
IT IS PERMITTED TO APPLY STRAIGHT TO ANY CROWN LEVEL, BY PAYING ALL THE FEES.
- Download the last version of the xls form
- Fill the “Check-list & rules” sheet
- Fill the “page A” sheet
- SEPARATE “not GPU” salons from “GPU”. Under “GPU patronage” ONLY those listed as “Salons with GPU's License” on the website are valid
- List the titles of the photos “not GPU” in the “NOT-GPU” sheet, adding a CHECK under “HM” or “Medal” columns, if any
- List the titles of the photos under GPU patronage in the “GPU” sheet, adding a CHECK under “HM” or “Medal” columns, if any
- In the sheet “SCORE”, every single score and the total points will be displayed automatically
- Send the xls file, together with the pdf or jpg proof of payment of the corresponding fee, by e-mail, to the distinctions officer: Claudio Calosi, mail to: email@example.com
No CD must be sent by ordinary mail. If any doubt, the applicants will be required to send the proofs of the evidence containing the PDF or jpg files of the pages of the catalogues. It is the applicant’s duty and responsibility to provide true data which will be checked.
Costs: the cost per Crown is 30€ each level, plus 5€ for postage. It must be paid before submitting the application form.
The payment can be done in one of 2 ways:
A. Payment by electronic bank transfer (Preferred Method) for the full amount (Bank: KBC; IBAN: BE92 7340 2604 5923 BIC: KREDBEBB ) quoting “CROWN” and the level applied for.
B. Payments to UPI through the PayPal system, please quote the e-mail address that follows:
firstname.lastname@example.org or still email@example.com for the full amount and quoting “CROWN” and the level applied for.