Whether you shoot in color or black and white, if you take weightlifting photos, you might be able to win a five-day stay at the 2009 World Weightlifting Championships in Korea, courtesy of the IWF.

Eligible photos must have been taken between August 1, 2008 and August 1, 2009 and there is no restriction on their topic as long as they are related to weightlifting (competition, training, portrait, etc.). By submitting a photo, you are guaranteeing that you are the photographer and have full rights to the photo, and you are giving the IWF the right to reproduce that photo on its website and in its magazine.

The winning photo will be announced on the IWF website on September 15, 2009 and the prize is five days’ hotel and meals at the 2009 World Weightlifting Championships (this may be either the first five days or the last five days; transportation to the contest is not included). Maximum three photos per photographer, please; there is no entry fee.

You can send photos between August 1 and September 1, 2009.

Please submit all entries to: Mr. Dezso Dobor IWF Head Press officer dobord001@yahoo.co.uk