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Welcome to the Lebanon Water Festival Underwater Photography Contest 2018, taking place in Tyr. The Contest will be open to international and national divers and will follow international rules and regulations. The Underwater Photography will run over the course of  two days: Saturday 13 October 2018 and Sunday 14 October 2018. Contestants will provide the jury with their selected images on Saturday evening and Sunday evening by 4 pm . Jury deliberation and award ceremony will be held Sunday 14 October at sunset.


Friday 12 October, 2018
– 7 pm registration at the Rest House Hotel, Tyr
– 8 pm briefing
– 8:30 pm diner at Rest House
Saturday 13 October, 2018: Meet at Bob’s by the sea
– Lunch available on site
– 10:00 to 12:00 pm dive
– 2:00 – 4:00 pm dive
– 7:00 pm provide the jury with your selected images from your two dives
– Diner at the Rest House
Sunday 14 October, 2018: Meet at Bob’s by the sea
– 8:00 am – 12:00 pm dive 
– 12:00 – 2:00 pm lunch
– Select pictures of the third dive 
– 4:00 pm transfer your selected images from the first two dives
– 6:30 pm jury selection and awards
– Award ceremony at Fanar Hotel at 6 pm, sunset
– Diner on site

Underwater Photography Map

Underwater Photography Map

How to register

In order to register for the event, please read the Underwater Photography Rules and Regulations, and complete your registration form below. For Lebanese applicants only, the payment can be made in cash at Vanda Hotel, Maameltain. Contact person: Mrs Samira Haddad

Accommodation & Expenses

Rest House Hotel will host the Lebanon Water Festival team
– 100 dollars single room + breakfast and diner
– 120$ dollars double room + breakfast and diner
Fees with equipment
25 dollars per day per person
– Registration fee
– Boat
Fees without equipment
75 dollars per day per person including:
– Registration fee
– Boats
– Weights
– Diving bottles 

What to bring with you

– Your diving gear: diving suit, scuba, regulator, mask, fins, tube, BCD
– Camera: go pro accepted
– A minimum of 2 memory cards: All memory cards have to be empty prior the competition
– Computer: recommended if you wish to save your pictures – the jury will clear the memory cards before each dive
– Cable to download images

Registration Form

Event Name


Family Name

that I am above 18 years of age

Date of Birth


Mobile number

Telephone number

Emergency contact name

Emergency phone number

Home address

Email - Please use a valid email to receive registration confirmation and payment details

Name of your health insurance

Policy Number

that payment for the race will be made prior to the event at Vanda Hotel, Maamletein

that I have a diving license
Attach a copy of your diving license:

- Will your diving buddy be with you?

Make sure your diving buddy also fills this form.

Name and family name of my buddy

- Are you are arriving from outside Lebanon?

- From which city will you be arriving?

- What is your approximate date of arrival?

- I plan to take part in:

that I have read all the material and the rules and regulations mentioned above.

that Lebanon Water Festival Organization do not bear any liability in case of accident. I confirm that I have a valid medical insurance and that safety measures are to be respected at all times.