Luca Chiarabini Memorial Contest 2022, Round is OPEN, You can submit CAVING or CANYONING photos

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Luca Chiarabini

Photo Contest

Worldwide Edition
(Free participation)

Luca Chiarabini

Photo Contest

Worldwide Edition
(Free participation)

Luca Memorial Contest is a permanent continuous annual contest for CAVING & CANYONING in memory of Luca Chiarabini (1970-2017). Organized, hosted and administered by the Luca Chiarabini Memorial Association, a non-profit 🇨🇭Swiss organization. 

ROUND Jan-April 2021

closes 30 April 11:59pm CET

ROUND September-December 2021 is JUDGED,
2021 Photo Contest is now CLOSED

FINALE 2021 winners to be announced end of January
Click this link for updated status.

2022 Photo Contest will welcome new amazing photos taken in 2022 starting 1st February 2022.

2022 Contest is open
Round May-Aug closing 31 August 2022 23:59 CET

(To submit within INSTAGRAM⏩DIRECTLY clickℹ️here)

Luca Memorial Photo Contest aims to remember Luca and promote his values and passions:
... and the SHARING of them!
Encouraging enthusiasts like him from all over the world to SHARE their incredible moments and photos in an INTERNATIONAL PHOTO CONTEST.

🚧 is under update
to be released 20 Feb 22

at 0:55  :  Contest & Prizes explanation
at 3:00  :  How to submit photos explanation
at 04:40 :  Participant registration explanation

Video slides here

Submitting Photos

Anyone worldwide can submit Caving and Canyoning photos taken in 2022 in TWO categories, for the chances to win:


🏆 Elected by Jury at the end of each Round:
(every 4 months)

$500 #1 Best 📷 CAVING
$300 #1 Amateur 📷 CAVING
$500 #1 Best 📷 CANYONING
$300 #1 Amateur 📷 CANYONING
prizes are NOT accumulative! If #1Best is an amateur, next ranked amateur will be awarded.

15 FINALISTS in photo categories pass to FINAL ROUND opting to win up to a maximum of $3000 (learn more here)

🎲 (MONTHLY) Random picked winner among all submissions of the month:
$100 purchase voucher for caving/canyoning equipment at our friend stores (learn more here)

In 2022 we have amazing projects starting: exhibitions, photo books, and more!
We have revised our prizes according to the annual budget limitations.

⚠️ Photos must be taken in 2022 to win.

CANYONING: Icy, wet and dry canyons
CAVING: Rock, ice/glacier, and underwater natural/coral caves or man-made abandoned underground structures and mines, as well as urban caving.

 ✍🏻 We are here to help! Please contact us if you have any QUESTION, DOUBT, PROBLEM or SUGGESTION. 


(EVERYTHING you need to know about the Contest)

Full Rules

(THE LEGAL STUFF, read it if you want to participate)


The WINNER of a ROUND during the year(standard or extra) of a cash prize/award is ineligible to win again a round during the same year. HOWEVER:
he/she can still present entries during the year and opt to access the FINAL ROUND, if his entries classify as finalists.

The WINNER of a previous FINAL ROUND (#1 PHOTO, #1 AMATEUR PHOTO) is ineligible to win again another final round in the following TWO years. HOWEVER:
• he can still present entries during the year and opt to win any STANDARD ROUND or any EXTRA SPECIAL ROUND.

The RANDOM WIN must go to a participant that has not had any win yet during the last TWO years. Therefore are ineligible to win previous cash/product winners: any ROUND winners, SOCIALCONTEST winners and previous RANDOM/RAFFLE winners.

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