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The 2019 Coachella International Exhibition now closed for entries!

Judging has been completed.

Links to HM Certificates have been emailed.

Final catalogs have been posted.

Medals were all mailed over the week of April 22, 2019

Missing medal? Please email infoex@cvdcc.org

Please allow time for delivery


Thanks for entering!!

See you next year!!


 The Coachella Exhibition is sponsored by the  Coachella Valley Desert Camera Club (CVDCC)

and is recognized by the Photographic Society of America (PSA)


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Scroll down for Contacts, Divisions, Calendar, Fees, Judges, Awards, Recognition Statement, and Image Size.


View Catalogs and Galleries of prior Exhibitions.


Exhibition Chair

Stuart Lynn, APSA, HonS4C, DFS4C



P.O. Box 4027, Palm Desert, CA 92261-4027, USA





Divisions (2019)

Entries will be accepted  in the following PSA Divisions (click on links to Conditions of Entry for definitions and important details).

  • PID Color Class
    • General/Open
    • Theme (Scapes)
  • PID Monochrome Class
    • General/Open
    • Theme (People)
  • Nature
    • General
    • Wildlife
  • Photojournalism
    • General/Open
    • Human Interest

Calendar (2019)

Closing Date

March 11, 2019 



March 25, 2019


Notifications Sent By

April 2, 2019

Catalogs Posted By

April 23, 2019



Fees (2019)

US$9 per section

(paid by PayPal, credit or debit card)


PSA 2019-095    

Image Size

Image dimensions restricted to 1400 pixels (width) x 1280 pixels (height). There is no restriction on filesize. JPEG format only.




In each Section (8 Sections in all):

  • 1 PSA Gold Medal (Best of Show)
  • 1 CVDCC Gold Medal
  • 2 CVDCC Silver Medals
  • 3 CVDCC Bronze Medals
  • 3 Judge's Choice Medals

Honorable Mentions are recognized in the form of digital certificates that may be downloaded and printed by the entrant.

Judges (2019)

PID Color

  • Riccardo Busi, HonEFIAP, EFIAP/p, MFIAP
    (Florence, Italy)
  • J.R. Schnelzer, APSA, PPSA
  • Joanne Stolte, FPSA, MPSA, EFIAP, HonS4C, DFS4
    (Glendora, CA)


PID Mono




  • Dan Charbonnet, HonPSA, EPSA
    (Westwood, MA)
  • Rick Cloran, FPSA, MPSA
    (Swampscott, MA)
  • Roy Killen, GMPSA, AFIAP
    (Garden Suburb, NSW, Australia)



 Thank you for all your entries into the Coachella International Exhibitions of Photography. 

 For further information, please email infoex@cvdcc.org

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