For 2020 and on-wards we are using the mark allocations used for Stampex and Fédération Internationale de Philatélie (FIP). Members who enter the Livermore Competition will now be able to get an indication of how the exhibit would fare at Stampex.
- Each entry must be the bona fide property of the member written up and prepared by the owner.
- The first sheet should be an introduction to the exhibit but may include philatelic material.
- A member may enter up to two entries.
- The entry shall consist of 16 sheets or a lesser number of larger sheets equivalent to 16 standard sheets.
- The size of each sheet, including its protective cover, shall not exceed 295mm high x 245mm wide. Larger sheets will be accepted but they must be in multiples of the standard size. The multiples chosen must be compatible with display of a four by four single sheet arrangement.
- Each sheet of the entry must be numbered on the back to indicate where the sheet must be positioned for judging and display
- No competitor having won the Livermore Trophy may enter the same exhibit until three years have elapsed.
- Judge(s) will be appointed by the Chairman of the Awards Sub-committee. One or two judges may be appointed.
- If the judge(s) is a member of the Rhodesian Study Circle, he/she will be excluded from entering an exhibit but may enter for display only.
- The judge(s) shall be requested to provide brief remarks in respect of each entry if possible in writing.
- Marks will be allocated as followed:
- 20 – Treatment
- 10 – Importance
- 20 – Knowledge
- 15 – Research
- 10 – Condition
- 20 – Rarity
- 5 – Presentation