Welcome to the SWI Events. We host many events and competitions throughout the year and across Scotland.

This page is regularly updated with the latest information on events which is published in our News section.

Photography Competition 2022

This year’s themes are 'Man’s best friend' and 'My local area'.

HOW TO ENTER - You can enter either online or by post.

ONLINE - This is the fastest, simplest and cheapest way, so we are testing a new entry form system which is safe and easy to use.
  1. Click here
  2. Fill out the entry form
  3. Upload your pics (up to 10MB each)
  4. Pay £5 entry fee by Paypal (no Paypal account required)


  1. Click here to download your entry form.
  2. Post your images and completed entry form to Photography competition 2022, 42 Heriot Row, Edinburgh, EH3 6ES by October 30th.
  3. Pay £5 entry by BACS: Bank: Royal Bank of Scotland, Sort code: 83-18-44 Account number: 00192769 Reference: Photo + your membership number (e.g. Photo12345)


  • The competition is open to individual members.
  • The entries must be the work of the competitor.
  • The photograph must have been taken in the last six months.
  • If you are posting your entry, the photographs must be no bigger than 10x12cm. The entries cannot be returned.
  • You can enter more than one photograph per category if you wish.
  • Prizes will be awarded to a winner in each category and overall winner.
  • The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

DEADLINE - Please send in your entries by October 30th 2022



The 2022 SWI National Outdoor Bowling Competition will take place at the Bainfield Bowling Club, 34 Hutchison Crossway, Edinburgh EH14 1RU on Tuesday 13th September 2022 from 9.30am.  Please note that this is a triples competition. 

If your Federation wishes to compete, please complete and return form. 

Entry Form

2022 SWI Soloists/Duets & Choirs Competition - New Date Announced

The Soloists, Duets and Choirs Competition, has been confirmed to take place on 8th October 2022 at 10.30am.