The document that you can download here provides information about the following:
An outline of the way in which International and National photographic competitions are organised.
Guidelines for preparing images for competitions.
A summary of how to obtain photographic distinctions.
The document was originally written for Australian photographers so it contains some references to the Australian Photographic Society. However, it also contains information for people entering International exhibitions that are recognised by the Photographic Society of America (PSA) and the International Federation of Photographic Arts (FIAP).