MELBOURN TOPHY 2017-18

Knockout Rounds 2017-18

Swavesey (421)
v Shillington (416.5)
Melbourn & District (420)
v Ware (415)
Bishops Stortford (412)
v Camb New Members (415)
Biggleswade  (402)
v Stevenage (401)

 

  • The host teams are those first listed on the LHS above
  • The host team is responsible for arranging the event and judge for their knockout draw
  • All knockout draws should be completed by the end of Nov

 

2017-18 Final

  • The final will be between the four clubs winning their knockout draws above
  • The final will be hosted by Melbourn & District PC at Foxton Village Hall on Sat 17 Mar 2018
  • The judge will be Richard Walton MPAGB FRPS DPAGB
  • Doors will open at 6pm to allow time for clubs to exhibit their print portfolios
  • Refreshments will be available from 6pm
  • The PDI Trophy Competition will start at 7.30pm
  • There will be a break halfway through the PDI competition for refreshments and print portfolio judging
  • There will be both a winning club print portfolio and best individual print
  • The Melbourn Trophy will be awarded to the highest scoring club after the PDI judging

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Result 2017-18

After a very close result, the 2017-18 Melbourn Trophy was won by Melbourn (215) closely followed Cambridge New Members (214), Biggleswade (205) and Swavesey (198).

Our sincere thanks go the the Judge, Daphne Hanson DPAGB, APAGB, for her excellent and perceptive judging.  Melbourn & District PC are particularly pleased because, despite establishing and hosting the competition, we haven’t won since 1974!.

David Gray (M&DPC Chair), accepting the Melbourn Trophy from Daphne Hanson

Congratulations are also due to  Swavesey for winning both the best Print Portfolio Award and individual print (see below), also judged by Daphne.

The Melbourn & District Photo Club Committee would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank all participating clubs for taking the time to compete in the Melbourn Trophy for another year.

 

Melbourn Trophy 2016-17

Knock Out Rounds 2016-17

Hitchin 408 v Cambridge New Members 426
Melbourn & District 413
v Shillington 415
Stevenage 403 v Biggleswade & District 380
Ware 425
v Swavesey 421

Final Result 2016-17

The 2016-17 Melbourn Trophy was won by Stevenage (213) closely followed by Ware (207), Cambridge New Members (197) and Shillington (187).

Our sincere thanks go the the Judge, Chris Palmer FRPS EFIAP DPAGB APAGB, for his excellent and perceptive judging and for presenting the award, along with our Chair (David Gray), to Stevenage – a very well deserved win.

Congratulations are also due to  Stevenage for winning the Print Portfolio Award also judged by Chris Palmer.

The Melbourn & District Photo Club Committee would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank all participating clubs for taking the time to compete in the Melbourn Trophy for another year.

 

Melbourn Trophy 2014-15

Round 1: Play by end of Nov 2014

Match 1 Gamlingay 424 v Letchworth 415
Match 2 Biggleswade v Bye
Match 3 St Ives 403 v Royston 383
Match 4 Melbourn 412 v Shillington 415
Match 5 Swavesey v Bye
Match 6 Hitchin 431 v Saffron Walden 402
Match 7 Ware (withdrawn) v Stevenage (withdrawn)

Round 2: Play by end of Feb 2015

Match A Hitchin v Bye
Match B Shillington 434 v St Ives 419
Match C Biggleswade 401 v Swavesey 423
Match D Gamlingay v Bye

The 2014-15 Final

Date: Sat 14th March

Between: Hitchin, Shillington, Gamlingay and Swavesey

Venue: Foxton Village Hall at the end of Hardman Road, Foxton (click here for map)

Judge: Vic Hainsworth ARPS DPAGB

Schedule:

5:30pm – Hall opens for entrants to display their prints
6:30pm – Judge will view and score the prints
7:00pm – Judge will view and score the DPIs
8:00pm: – Break (some prints from the Melbourn Club will be exhibited)
8:30pm – Presentation of Melbourn Trophy, and awards for Best Club Panel Portfolio and Best Overall Print

There is no entrance fee but there will be a raffle to help finance the event
Refreshments will be provided by the members of Melbourn & District Photo Club

Final Result 2014-15

The 2014-15 Melbourn Trophy was won by Shillington (218) closely followed by Hitchin (214), Swavesey (209) and Gamlingay (207). Our sincere thanks go the the judge Vic Hainsworth ARPS DPAGB, Bob Norris EFIAP APAGB for presenting the prizes and to all the clubs that took part this year.