Each critique and competition has two themes to encourage you to try new subjects and techniques, and an open- no theme category. Digital images and prints can be submitted. Rules are at http://www.vpsva.org/ VPS Membership is required to submit to cover costs of competitions. Anyone can attend.
Photographer Judge Mathew Schmidt http://loreleistudios.com/ will comment on improving the composition of the images. Themes are Collections (Examples: toys, hats, shoes, spoons, buttons, dolls, clocks etc.)