ICD9 will be hosting the following competitions:

(Certificates will be awarded and all prizes will be academic books on Diptera).

Chrysopilus sp. (Rhagionidae) (photograph © S.A. Marshall)

Fly photography (open to all delegates)

  • Photographs should either depict Diptera in life or other digital formats of flies or fly structures.
  • A maximum of two photographs per person can be submitted for judging.
  • Photographs must be printed and should be 8″ x 10″ (20 cm x 25 cm) in size.
  • Photographs will be erected on poster boards provided in the foyer area, with the photograph’s name.
  • We hope the competition will be judged by Stephen A. Marshall and/or Robert R. Copeland and will be judged on composition, originality and clarity.
  • Certificates and prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place at the ICD9 closing ceremony and winning photographs will be posted on the ICD9 website.
  • All decisions regarding the outcome of competitions are at the discretion of the judges and all decisions are final.
  • Those delegates wishing to enter the competition should contact Mary Kirk-Spriggs.

Best student presentation (open to registered students only)

Best student poster (open to registered students only)

  • Presentations and posters will be judged by a selection panel of leading dipterists.
  • Only full-time students who provide a letter from their supervisor (promoter) or university upon registration are eligible.
  • Prizes and certificates will be awarded for first and second place at the ICD9 closing ceremony.
  • All decisions regarding the outcome of competitions are at the discretion of the judging panel and all decisions are final.

We acknowledge the following sponsors of prizes:

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