Term for the National Stamp Exhibition We Will Immerse 2021

Regulations for the NetBul 2021 national stamp Exhibition

The following document is a translation of the Hebrew regulations. In any case of doubt or dispute between this document and the Hebrew original the Hebrew document shall be deemed as the binding one.

Purpose of the Exhibition

The Virtual National Exhibition NetBul 2021 is intended for the promotion of philately in Israel by enabling Israeli philatelists to exhibit their collections in public. The Exhibition is held as a Virtual Exhibition in view of the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID 19 pandemic.


The Exhibition is organized by the Israeli Philatelic Federation (IPF) in accordance with the General Regulations for Exhibitions of the International Philatelic Federation (FIP). NetBul 2021 is managed and run by an Organizing Committee, which was elected by the board of the IPF. The Exhibition will be held from March 1st through March 31st, 2021.

Applicable Regulations

The following regulations shall be applicable for NetBul 2021:
  1. The General Regulations of the FIP for Exhibitions (GREX).
  2. The General Regulations of the FIP for the Evaluation of Competitive Exhibits at FIP Exhibitions (GREV).
  3. The Special Regulations for the Evaluation of Competitive Exhibits at FIP Exhibitions (SREVs).

Conditions of Participation

Exhibiting in NetBul 2021 will be possible for members of the IPF, whether they are personal members of the IPF or members through a philatelic organization which is affiliated with the IPF. The Organizing Committee may, at its sole discretion, reject any application for participation.

Exhibition classes

The following classes will be included in NetBul 2021:
  1. Non-Competitive
  2. Traditional Philately
  3. Postal History
  4. Postal Stationery
  5. Aerophilately
  6. Astrophilately
  7. Thematic Philately
  8. Maximaphily
  9. Revenue
  10. PicturePostcards
  11. Modern Philately (1980 to date)
  12. One Frame Exhibits
A one frame exhibit should be marked at the Application Form by 12(x), where X is a number from 2-11 according to the table above and the nature of the exhibit in question. For example, a one frame thematic exhibit should be marked as 12(7).

The Jury

All exhibitions included in Competitive classes will be evaluated by a jury, which will include judges certified by the IPF for national exhibitions. The results of NetBul 2021 will be recognized by the IPF as if obtained in a regular national exhibition.

Page Size and Allotment of Frames

  1. All exhibitors are required to submit to the Organizing Committee scans of their exhibit pages in a JPG format using a resolution of at least 300 dpi.
  2. Each frame will consist of 16 A4 pages, or 8 A3 pages or 12 pages not exceeding 30×30 centimeters.
  3. The exhibit pages will be either white or light colored.
  4. The exhibit will be written in Hebrew or in an official FIP language (i.e., English, French, German, Russian or Spanish).
  5. Exhibitions included in classes 2-11 will consist of 3, 4 or 5 frames. Exhibitions included in class 12 will consist of 1 frame only.
  6. Non-Competitive exhibitions (class 1) may be of any size, pending the approval of the Organizing Committee, which shall be made at its sole discretion.

Application and Acceptance

  1. Exhibitors are required to fill an application from and send them to the Commissioner General by February 1st, 2021. The application form must be accompanied by a scan of the introductory page (in JPG format using a resolution of at least 300 dpi).
  2. The Organizing Committee will decide at its sole discretion whether to accept the application or reject it.
  3. The decision of the Organizing Committee will be given to the applicants no later than February 7th, 2021.
  4. The exhibitor whose application was successful will submit to the Commissioner General scans of the exhibit pages no later than February 15th, 2021.
  5. Exhibitors are required to pay the entry fee no later than February 28th, 2021.

Entry Fee

The participation fee is 20 NIS per frame in all classes.

The Undertaking of the Exhibitor

  1. By signing the application form the exhibitor reaffirms that he read the Regulations on NetBul 2021 and accepts then.
  2. By signing the application form the exhibitor confirms that he owns all the items included in his exhibit and that they are in his possession.
  3. By signing the application form the exhibitor declares that the scans he provided fully reflect the exhibit pages, and in particular the condition of the philatelic items, and that he did not use any software to manipulate the condition or size of the items included in the exhibit.

Inspection of Exhibit pages

  1. The Commissioner General may at his sole discretion oblige any exhibitor to physically produce the exhibition to him for inspection at any time up until 30 days from the closing of the Exhibition. Such inspection will be limited only to the extent of agreement between the scans provided and the actual exhibit pages.
  2. Notwithstanding section 11(i) above, such an inspection will be mandatory for all exhibits that have scored high enough to be eligible for the first time for international exhibitions.
  3. Should such an inspection reveal a disagreement between the actual exhibit pages and the scans provided, or in case the exhibitor failed to produce the exhibit to the Commissioner General within the allocated time frame, the Organizing Committee shall be entitled to disqualify the results of the Jury with regard to that exhibit.


The Commissioner General for NetBul 2021 is Mr. Yoram Lubianiker.

His address is: 40 Nemal Tel Aviv St., Tel Aviv 6350671

e-mail: lubianiker@gmail.com

Telephoe: 054-5402723