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Welcome to the 4th Underwater Photography Contest 2017, taking place in Tyr and will be open to International and National divers. The contest will follow international rules and regulations and will run over the course of  two days: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th of September for the picture dives. Contestants will provide the jury with their selected images on Friday evening and Saturday by 6 Pm . Jury deliberation will be Sunday 24th of September and the awards Sunday at sunset.


FRIDAY the 22nd of September, 2017
-7pm registration at the Rest House hotel, Tyr
– 8pm briefing
-8:30pm diner at Rest House
SATURDAY the 23rd of September, 2017: Meet at Bob’s by the sea
– lunch available on site
– 10 to 12 Pm dive
– 2 -4pm dive
– 7 pm provide the jury with your selected images from your two dives
– diner at the Rest House
SUNDAY the 24th of September, 2017: Meet at Bob’s by the sea
– 8am-12pm Dive 
– 12-2pm lunch
– Select pictures of the third dive 
– 4 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 or 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 and Expenses:

Acommodation: at the Rest House hotel . This is where the Lebanon Water Festival team will be staying.
-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


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)
– at least 2 memory cards
– computer if you would like to save your pictures; the head jury must clear all images from memory card 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.