Following last Sunday judging of the Memorial Trophy, I can now reveal the full results. It ended up with another win for Inn Focus, closely followed by Cardiff CC. Our entry was 4 prints by Arthur, John, Steve and Jennifer with ‘Double Header’ 16pts, ‘Amphu Labsta Pass’ 15pts, ‘Soul Taker’ 18pts and ‘Grounded’ 19pts respectively. That left us in 5th place points wise and =8th overall on count back with several other clubs. The total number of clubs entered was 24, the judge was Tony Dudley from the West Mids a current member of the prestigious club Smethwick.
The scoring was difficult as the judge had not seen the images beforehand even though they were delivered before Christmas. He initially did the critique on them all then scored them after the break holding back 25 images for final scoring, which were then done in no particular order so keeping the score sheet up to date was a bit of a nightmare. Only one image ended up with 20pts and that was a Kingfisher print from Inn Focus.
Final positions were, Inn Focus 74pts, Cardiff’ 72pts, Cymbran, Ebbw Vale and The Vale 71pts, Tenby and Towy Valley 69pts and then 6 clubs on 68pts inc Llanelli
This coming Sunday 26th January Rhondda CC are hosting the annual Memorial Trophy on behalf of the WPF, the venue is Maes y Haf, Trealaw, Rhondda, CF40 2UB. It starts at 2.00pm. The judge is Tony Dudley from Midland Counties Photographic Federation.
How to get to Maes y Haf Community Hall from Junction 34 of the M4 at Miskin
Take the A4119 at Talbot Green towards Tonyrefail/Rhondda. Continue through 7 roundabouts.
At 8th roundabout take 3rd exit on B4278 towards Penygraig At next roundabout take 2nd exit, still on B4278.
Continue approx 1 mile to T-junction, then right on B4058 towards Porth.
After about 200 yards, turn left over railway bridge and bear left to top of hill.
The Royal pub should be in front of you. Turn right onto the main road.
Maes y Haf is the building next to the pub