The 2022 Annual Club Competitions were held over two days at Elm Bank Conference Centre, Eccles.
The images were judged by Leo Rich. ARPS DPAGB HonPAGB EFIAP/g, Stephanie Cook DPAGB APAGB EFIAP/b and Eddy Lane ARPS DPAGB EFIAP APAGB.
Day one – PDI competition
Our judges scored a total of 840 images from 38 clubs with the Open section opening the competition and nature after lunch.
Chorley PS won the Open section with 210 points, Poulton le Fylde PS a very creditable 2nd place with 207 points and North Cheshire PS with 205 points.
The Nature section was won by Chorley PS with 107 points, Nelson CC close on their heels with 106 points and Oldham PS with 105 points.
Day two – Print competition
Our judges scored a total of 352 images from 16 clubs, with Open section opening the day followed by Monochrome and last (but not least) Nature.
Chorley PS won the Open section with 107 points, Wigan 10 followed very closely with 106 points and North Cheshire PS came third with 104 points.
The Mono section was taken by Wigan 10 with 111 points, North Cheshire were runners up with 104 and Chorley PS and Southport PS were joint third with 100 points.
Nature winning club was Poulton le Fylde PS with 111 points, Chorley were runners up with 110 points and Wigan 10 were third with 107 points
Club of the Year and winners of the French Cup
Congratulations to Chorley PS
Open PDI – Greenall Rose Bowl: Chorley PS
Nature PDI – Birkenhead Centenary Tray: Chorley PS
Colour Print – Appleby Cup: Chorley PS
Mono Print – Tansley Memorial Shield: Wigan 10
Nature Print – Crowther Cox Cup: Poulton le Fylde PS
TOP 20 RESULTS IN EACH CATEGORY:
To our judges Leo, Stephanie and Eddy, who both had the un-enviable task of judging so many Prints and PDI images
To Jane and Adrian Lines, for their time and continued support, ensuring that both competitions have been able to run smoothly and successfully and thanks to the L&CPU Exec for their hard work and support through the two days – without these individuals it would not be possible to run these competitions.
To all contributing clubs and their members for your support and to everyone associated with the L&CPU who helped make this event possible during these difficult times.
DATES FOR NEXT YEARS COMPETITION (To be confirmed)
4th and 5th March 2023
Wendy Monaghan and Keith Richardson
L&CPU Competition Secretaries