The publications submitted in any language about mountains from all continents and related to the mountains (geology, nature and its protection, history, monuments, ethnography and others), which appeared with the printed date of issue from 2017 (inclusive) may be submitted to the Competition. In case of multi-volume publications (encyclopedias and others), the whole titles are admitted to the Competition, the first volume of which could have been published  before 2017 and the last volumes from 2017.
     For this year's Competition you can submit albums,  guidebooks, popular science publications, monographs, magazines, literary prose and poetry about mountains, maps, atlases and encyclopedias, vocabularies of names, places, objects, nature and others topics related to the mountains.
      Participation in the Competition is free of charge for the publisher and does not require payment of the registration fee. The details of the Competition can be found in the attached rules and application form. They are also available at https://cotg.pttk.pl/konkursy/ najlepsze-wydawnictwa-o-gorach/ and www.ksiazka.krakow.pl.
     The publishers who will participate in the Competition for the fifth time will receive special commemorative diplomas.
     31 publishers from  seven countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, and Great Britain) participated in the 5th Competition in 2020 and they submitted one hundred and fourteen publications. The publishing houses from Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Great Britain have been among the laureates or awarded in the Competition.
     We cordially invite you to participate in the Competition – the applications should be submitted to 20th September, 2021 (inclusive) .
     The day of 20th September of the year in which the Competition is organized is the date in which the application forms and the copies of the submitted publications must be placed at the  following address:
     Centralny Ośrodek Turystyki Górskiej PTTK, ul. Jagiellońska 6, 31-010 Kraków,  Poland with a note ‘The Best Publications on Mountains Competition’.


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