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Inter-Club Competitions (2017/2018 Season)
Halstead Twin Town 6 Way PDI International Competition 5th october 2017 - Judged by Ron Tear, ARPS, MPAGB, PSA3*, BPE3*. Colchester won this year.
1st Colchester     213 points
2nd Halstead      193 points
3rd Wetzlar          187 points
4th Haubourdinois   185 points
5th Braintree        163 points.
Full results including individual scores can be found on the Archive page
Chelmsford 4 Cs Trophy (Panel of 6) 14th October 2017 - Judged by Richard Walton FRPS MPAGB EFIAP BPE3*
Two members entered panels but unfortunately neither were placed. A creative entry from Ann Miles of Cambridge Camera Club won the event.
Colchester Photographic Society 8 x 8 Print Competition 17th October 2017 - Judged by: Dr. Julie Hutson DPAGB.
Colchester retained the tropy for this event.
Full results and individual scores can be found here.
North Essex PDI Trophy Competition at Christ Church, Colchester 14th November 2017 - Judged by: Nick Akers LRPS Colchester retained the trophy in a close competition that went to a tie break with Arlesford. Full results can be found here
The GB Cups for Projected Images These are held each January. Clubs enter directly, without any pre-qualification. Awards are made to the winning Clubs. A number of awards are declared for individual images and groups of images.
The result of our entry in the Nature competition can be seen here. The result of our entry in the Open competition can be seen here.
Cambridge Camera Club PDI Trophy at Whittlesford 20th January 2018 - Judged by: David Gibbins, ARPS, APAGB, EFIAP/b, BPE3*
We came equal 5th this year out of 35 clubs. There was an initial tie for first place broken by reserve images and a 3 way tie for 3rd place. Full results can be found here.
EAF PDI Championships at Fulbourn 4th February 2018 -Judges:
Rikki O’Neill, FRPS,MPAGB, FIFP, HonSPF. Malcolm Kus, ARPS, DPAGB, EFIAP/b, Giapiero Ferrai, FRPS, DPAGB, MBPE, AFIAP
Our Club came joint 3rd. Full results can be found in the Archive section.
Mersea Island Challenge Trophy - 2018
There are 5 other clubs in our group. The score sheets from each round in our group and the cumulative scores of our entries from last year can be found in the Archive section.
5th February 2018 Judging at Dingwall By David Hay: Colchester came joint bottom.
Colchester Judging 6th February 2018- Judged by: Ron Tear the Club won this round.
February 6th 2018 Judging at East Ipswich by Howard King: Colchester came 3rd.
February 7th 2018 judging at X Roles Royce by Chris Palmer:    
February 21st 2018 - Judging at North Norfolk by David Steel:
February 26th 2018 Judging at Wakefield by Howard Tate :    
April 5th 2018 Final Judging at Mersea by Barbie Lindsey : Result can be found in the Archive section.
Witham Shield (PDI’s / Prints) at Witham Camera Club 9th February 2018 Judge: Howard King. Colchester won this event. Full results can be found in the Archive section.
EAF Print Championships at Fulbourn 4th March 2018 - Judges Bob Moore, HonFRPS, MPAGB, HonPAGB, Sue Moore, FRPS, MPAGB. Howard Tate, MA(Photo), ARPS, AFIAP.
The club came fifth and Roy Essery's print Sisters was chosen as best print of the Championship. Results can be found in the Archive section.
Braintree Monochrome Shield (Prints) at Braintree Camera Club 6th March 2018 - Judge: Paul Radden, LRPS, DPAGB, EFIAP, PSA2*
Another win for Colchester and a successful competition not only for the Club but also for Roy who was awarded a new trophy donated by the immediate past Chairman of Braintree Camera Club, Mike Childs, for the Best Print for his image "Sisters". Results can be found in the Archive section.
Colchester v Wetzlar 2018 April 2018. Colchester Judge: Daphne Hanson - Wetzlar Judge: Richard Stephan. The format of this years competition was changed. Last year resulted in a win for Wetzlar. The club has won both rounds this year and judging results can be found in the Archive section.
Maldon Challenge Trophy (Monochrome Prints / PDI’s) at Maldon 7th April 2018
Judge Kevin Herbert. Result was a tie for 1st place last year with Chelmsford.
Annual PDI & Print Battle with Ipswich & DPS at Christ Church, Colchester 16th April 2018 - Judge: Howard King. A close fought battle resulted in a win for Ipswich with only one ponit in it.
Sudbury Shield (Prints / PDI’s) at Long Melford 26th May 2018 - Judged by Howard King. The club won this competition. Complete results can be found in Archive section.

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