Rochdale & District Camera Club held the Annual Ted Coleman Multi Club Knockout Competition on Tuesday 23rd May 2017 . Fifteen clubs from around the region took part this year with close on 100 making up the audience.
The event opened with a few moments of silence in memory of the horrors of the previous evening at the Arena in Manchester.
The judge for the evening was David Butler MFIAP EFIAP ARPS EPSA PPSA BPE5* and was chaired by Frank Harrison, chairman of Rochdale & District Camera Club.
Three of the fifteen clubs who entered were knocked out in the first round with a further four clubs being eliminated in the second round. The top two remaining clubs at the end of the third round both entered their final image in a head to head, the winning club was Bury Photographic Society with an image entitled ‘Mountain Hare Yawning’ by Lesley Robb, the runners up were Oldham Photographic Society with an image entitled ‘Male Orangetip Butterfly’ by Christine Widdall.
Noel Morgan, of Chorley Photographic Society, last years winners , presented the Trophy to Eva Jacobs, competition secretary at Bury Photographic Society, and David Butler also presented a plaque to Eva which the winning club keeps.