Please note: The Sketching Competition is being rested in 2014 and 2015.
If you are keen to see the competition run in 2016, please email The Committee.
Scott Mellish was a long time and valued member of the Astronomical Society of NSW. His knowledge of amateur astronomy and dedication to observation and sketching was unrivalled within the society and much admired by all those who knew him.
In honour of his memory, the ASNSW is proud to announce that the Scott Mellish Amateur Sketching or Drawing Competition is run in conjunction with the annual South Pacific Star Party (SPSP). The competition aims to promote the art of Sketching and Drawing within the world-wide amateur astronomical community. The competition ran in 2012 and 2013, but is being rested in 2014 and 2015. Further information below may be useful for reference.
2013 Competition Information
The competition is open to any member of an amateur astronomical society throughout the world and judging is by popular vote during the star party, where winners are announced.
The rules, entry form and entry template from 2013 may be downloaded via the links below.
Intrastate, interstate and international entrants may send their entries by post with a fully completed entry form to:
Astronomical Society of NSW
PO Box 870
Epping NSW 1710
We look forward to receiving your entry in the competition.
Please download the invitation, conditions of entry, entry form and sample descriptive card using the links below (files open in new window). If you still have questions relating to the rules or eligibility criteria, please email the secretary.