NCPS took part in the PAGB PDI interclub competition last Saturday at Warwick University.Clubs from all the PAGB federations take part, and 38 clubs were in the competition. Apart from us, Warrington Photographic Society, Chorley and Wigan 10 were there from the L&CPU.
The competition takes place in two rounds, followed by the Plate competition and the Final. The top eight clubs from rounds 1 and 2 make it into the Final, and on this occasion we missed out.
Marks were out of 15, and our scores were:
A career in the Ring by Rob Hockney 10
Beauty and the Beast by Jackie Robinson 10
Graceful Leap by Noel Patterson 12
Memories by Annette Hockney 11
Short Eared Owl in Flight by Alan Saunders 13
The High Serve by Noel Patterson 14
The Brown Shawl by Annette Hockney 11
White Tailed Sea Eage Landing by Paula Martin 11
A total of 92, and equal 21st. Not our best performance! It gets better though.
Beverley Doing the Slalom by Aamir Sabzwari 12
Decision Time by Annette Hockney 10
Fishing Coyote by Rob Hockney 12
Strike Force by Rob Hockney 11
Sawyers Lands Her Jump by Noel Patterson 13
Scissors on the Pommel Horse by Noel Patterson 13
Storm Over the Cuillins by Simeon Briggs 13
Yellowstone Coyote on Alert by Annette Hockney 14
A total of 98 and joint 15th. Overall we came 18thin the first part of the competition and so then competed in the Plate
Short Eared Owl in Flight by Alan 13
The High Serve by Noel 14
Retrieving the Ball from the Ruck by Rob 13
Storm over the Cuillins by Simeon 14
Yellowstone Coyote on Alert by Annette 13
Caught in Reflection by Annette 13
Watchful Eye by Noel 12
Cross Country Jumper by Aamir 11
In the Plate we came 6thwhich is pretty good! Chorley came second and the Plate was won by the In Focus Group
Smethwick won the final, with Warrington coming second and Wigan 10 came 7thout of 8. Overall it was a good competition and a great opportunity to see images from the other regions. Why not come along next year and support NCPS?