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
24/09/2019 Monthly Competition 1 (Sept) Ben Pike
29/10/2019 Monthly Competition 2 (Oct) Jim Hartje
26/11/2019 Monthly Competition 3 (Nov) Naomi Saul
14/01/2020 George Dellar Trophy & President’s Challenge Trophy Peter Going
28/01/2020 Monthly Competition 4 (Jan) Paul Radden
25/02/2020 Monthly Competition 5 (Feb) Colin Strong
10/03/2020 Quartet Competition Richard Houghton
31/03/2020 Monthly Competition 6 (Mar) Dave Steel
07/04/2020 Annual DPI Competition Dave Stewart
14/04/2020 Annual Print and Monochrome Competition Trevor Rudkin

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.

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 5 images taken from six categories: People; Landscape; Creative; Travel; Natural History and Sports Action.

MONOCHROME TROPHY

Any monochrome image entered in either class of the monthly competitions or in either class of the annual competitions 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
05/11/2019 Friendly Battle vs. Swavesey St Ives Free Church
10/12/2019 4 Way Battle St Ives Free Church
18/01/2020 Cambridge Digital Whittlesford Village Hall
22/02/2020 St Ives Interprint 2020 St Ives Free Church
 Feb 2020 EAF PDI Club Championship The Fulbourn Centre
Mar 2020 EAF Print Club Championship The Fulbourn Centre
Apr 2020 Brotherhoods Peterborough
May 2020 A45 Inter-club Challenge Bury St Edmunds