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Theme: Significant Family Events

Through AI-generated imagery, participants are encouraged to depict pivotal moments, transformative experiences, and the enduring legacy of family connections across generations.


Submissions Close: April 30th, 2024, 11.59PM Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)

Winners Announced: June 22nd 2024 as part of the AI Day being hosted by Society of Australian Genealogists

Submission Process:

  • Participants must submit their entries via the designated submission form.
  • Each submission must include: the participant's name, email address, title of image, AI tool used and 100 word description.


  • Entries that violate any of the rules or guidelines will be disqualified.
  • Plagiarised or stolen content will result in immediate disqualification and may lead to further consequences.

Organizer's Discretion:

  • The organisers reserve the right to disqualify any entry deemed inappropriate or in violation of the rules.
  • Decisions made by the judging panel are final and not subject to appeal.

Note to Participants:

Please ensure that you carefully read and adhere to all the rules and guidelines outlined. We look forward to receiving your creative submissions showcasing significant family events through the lens of AI-generated imagery. Good luck!


  • 1x $100 AUD + 1 year membership to the Society of Australian Genealogists
  • Selected entries, including the winner will be published in the society journal, Descent.

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Rules and Guidelines:


  • The competition is open to individuals aged 18 and above.
  • Entrants do not need to be current members of the society.
  • Participants must have access to AI image generation tools and software.
  • Both amateur and professional artists are welcome to participate.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Each participant may submit one AI-generated image
  • Images must be original and created specifically for this competition.
  • Submissions must be in digital format (JPEG, PNG, JPG, WEBP etc.) with a maximum file size of 3MB.
  • Images may be either in portrait, square or landscape format but of a suitable resolution to enable them to be printed.
  • Participants must provide a brief description (up to 100 words) for each image, explaining its relevance to the theme, techniques used, key prompt words etc.
  • The AI tool(s) used to create the image must also be included.
  • An appropriate title of 100 characters maximum must also be included.

Content Guidelines:

  • Images should focus on portraying significant family events in a creative and visually compelling manner.
  • All submitted content must be appropriate for a general audience. Any explicit or offensive material will be disqualified.

AI Usage:

  • Participants are required to disclose the AI tools or algorithms used in generating their images.
  • Use of pre-existing images or templates not generated by AI are prohibited. Participants must ensure that the images submitted are entirely AI-generated.

Ownership and Rights:

  • By submitting their entries, participants grant the organisers non-exclusive rights to display, reproduce, and distribute their images for promotional purposes related to the competition.
  • Participants retain full ownership and copyright of their submissions.

Judging Criteria:

  • Originality and creativity in interpreting the theme.
  • Technical skill in AI image generation including effective manipulation of AI tools and associated prompting.
  • Emotional impact and storytelling.
  • Overall aesthetic appeal.

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