The Paddy Summerfield caption competition

The Paddy Summerfield caption competition  

This is the competition referred to on page 61 of the Michaelmas Term 2016 print issue of Oxford Today, underneath the Portrait feature titled ‘Days in the life.’

We invite readers of Oxford Today to create a caption for the image shown of a student diving into the river. It should not exceed 50 words.

Append your COLLEGE, YEAR of MATRICULATION and DEGREE SUBJECT. Submit your entry by email, or mail it to her, Oxford Today Paddy Comp, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD.

Competition entries taken until Friday, December 2, 2016, with the winner announced a week later and prizes sent out to arrive (we hope!) before Christmas.

First prize: one bottle of Hine Antique XO Premier Cru Cognac and a signed copy of Summerfield’s book. Five other prizes, consisting each of one bottle of Royal Tokaji wine, ‘The Oddity’, and a signed Summerfield book.The Paddy Summerfield caption competition

Terms and Conditions

  • Entry is open to all Oxford Alumni Card-holders, excluding members of the University’s Development and External Affairs portfolio and their families.
  • All entries must be the work of the individual submitting them and must not have been published elsewhere
  • By entering the competition, entrants agree to grant the University of Oxford a licence to publish the entry in whole or in part in Oxford Today in any format or media throughout the world.
 The Paddy Summerfield caption competition


Images: Paddy Summerfield, Royal Tokaji 


By Brian K Newton

Caption Competition for -

Michaelmas 2016: Volume 29.


Email re eligibility follows.

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Two over the eight.

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I can't swim

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One under the eight

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