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News from Around the Federation

December 2013

"North Yorkshire & South Durham PA Annual Competitions"

At the recemtly held NYSD Annual Competitions, Hartlepool P&DG won the Inter-Club Prints Section, with Northallerton CC winning the Inter-Club.  When the scores were added up Northallerton also came away with the Overall Trophy for the second year running.

The event comprises of two Inter-club Competitions, one for Prints and the other for PDI, with trophies for the Best Club Print Entry, The Best Club PDI entry, and also for the Best Colour Print, Best Mono Print and Best PDI entry.  The total marks from each section are then added together to give the winner of the Overall Club Trophy.  There are also two separate competitions for Individual Entrants for prints and PDIs.

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"Best Inter-Club Colour Print: "Kingfishers"
by John Webster ARPS MPAGB, Northallerton CC

In the Interclub Prints Section first place and the trophy went Hartlepool P&DG with 151 points from their entry of 6 prints.  Second Place was gained by Saltburn PS with 161 and in third place on 141 wwas Northallerton CC.

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Best Inter-Club Monochrome Print: "Riding the Storm",
by Ian Snowdon,Saltburn PS

The trophy for the Best Colour Print in this section was, for the second year running,  won by John Webster,  with "Kinfishers", whilst that for the Best Monochrome Print went to Ian Snowdon, of Saltburn PS, with "Riding the Storm".

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Best Inter-Club PDI: "Kittiwake with Chicks"",
by Jo Stevens, Gallery PG

The Interclub PDI Section was also won by Northallerton CC, with 164 points, with Guisborough PG and Stokesley PS sharing second place, each with 153 points.  This meant that the Overall Trophy for the Interclub Competition also went to Northallerton CC with 305 points.  Saltburn PS squeezed out  Hartlepool P&DG by one point for second place with 297.  However the trophy for the Best Image in this section went to Jo Stevens,  of Gallery PG with his shot "Kittiwake with Chicks".

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Best Individual Print and the Silver Salver: "Black Winged Stilts",
by John L Davies, Stokesley PS

Finally there are the separate competitions for individual entrants.  In the Prints Competition, the Silver Salver was awarded to John L Davies of Stokesley PS, for "Black Winged Stilts".   In the PDI Competition the trophy for the Best Image also went to Northallerton CC for "Buzzard with Pheasant Kill"  by Miles Langthorne.

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Best Individual PDI: "Buzzard with Pheasant Kill",
by Miles Langthorne DPAGB, of Northallerton CC

For further details of the scores and more images to view please go to this link at the:- North Yorkshire & South Durham PA Website

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