Competitions

Throughout the autumn and winter months the club run a series of exciting and highly competitive internal and external competitions :

INTERNAL COMPETITIONS

DATE INTERNAL COMPETITION JUDGE
29/09/2020 Monthly DPI Competition 1 (Sept) Ben Pike
27/10/2020 Monthly DPI Competition 2 (Oct) Dave Stewart
24/11/2020 Monthly DPI Competition 3 (Nov) Ron Tear
12/01/2021 George Dellar Trophy & President’s Challenge Trophy (Subject Water). Richard Houghton
26/01/2021 Monthly Competition 4 (Jan) Noami Saul
23/02/2021 Monthly Competition 5 (Feb) TBC
02/02/2021 Quartet Competition Colin Southgate
30/03/2021 Monthly Competition 6 (Mar) Jonathan Vaines
13/04/2021 Annual DPI Competition Paul Radden
20/04/2021 Annual Print and Monochrome Competition David Steel

MONTHLY COMPETITION (One competition of six rounds in each class)

The Monthly competition for Printed and Digitally Projected Images is run over the indoor programme period (September to April) – this is held over six monthly competitions for both printed and digitally projected images with the monthly submissions being marked by an external judge. The scores awarded to a member over the year will count towards the overall monthly competition result.

QUARTET COMPETITION

The Quartet competition for Printed and Digitally Projected Images consists of a panel of 4 separate images on a readily recognisable common theme. The theme is at the discretion of the entrant.
Example of Quartet panels: SIPC Quartet Competition Entries 2018.

GEORGE DELLAR TROPHY

The George Dellar Trophy for Digitally Projected Images is held annually based on a theme/subject that reflects the style and genre favoured by George Dellar.

PRESIDENT’S CHALLENGE TROPHY

The President’s Challenge Trophy for Digitally Projected Images is held annually based on a theme/subject decided by the President and notified to the members at the beginning of each club season.

ANNUAL COMPETITION

The Annual Competition for Print and Digitally Projected Images is held annually based on 4 images taken from six categories: People; Landscape; Creative; Travel; Natural History and Sports Action.
Example of Annual competition entries: DPI Examples, Print Examples

MONOCHROME TROPHY

Any monochrome image entered in either class of the monthly competitions or in either class of the annual competitions, scoring 18 or over, shall also be eligible for the monochrome trophy.

For more details of each competition and the rules please Click here.

For details of how to enter an internal competition please click here.

ENTER NOW – Entry to any internal competition opens three weeks prior to the competition date and closes one week prior.

Please note that the Competition Secretary’s email address has changed to competitions@stives-photoclub.org.uk 

EXTERNAL COMPETITIONS

DATE EXTERNAL COMPETITION LOCATION
05/11/2020 Friendly Battle vs. Swavesey Online
15/12/2020 4 Way Battle St Neots (Online)
Cambridge Digital Cancelled
27/02/2021 St Ives Interprint 2021 St Ives Free Church
07/02/2021 EAF PDI Club Championship Cancelled
07/03/2021 EAF Print Club Championship Cancelled
TBC A45 Inter-club Challenge TBC
TBC Brotherhoods TBC