Competitions

Details of previous L&CPU and interclub competitions will appear here.

Interclub battle with Atherton Camera Club
On November 14th 2016 the society played host to Atherton Camera Club for an interclub battle. Following an enjoyable evening of great images and excellent judging Atherton once again left as winners.

Interclub battle with Prestwich Camera Club
On September 27th 2016 the society visited Prestwich for an interclub for a return battle, this time with Prestwich Camera Club coming out on top. On behalf of Swinton and District Photographic Society I would like to thank them for their excellent hosting on the evening concerned.

L&CPU PDI Inter Club Knockout 2015
On November 21st 2015 the 2015 L&CPU PDI Inter Club Knockout Competition took place at North Cheshire PS. On the night SADPS came a rather lowly 39th. Congratulations to Southport who were the winners on the night.

Interclub battle with Atherton Camera Club
On November 5th 2015 the society visited Atherton Camera Club for an interclub battle. Following a tie in scores after the DPIs it was all to play for in the prints. Unfortunately for us Atherton came away comfortable winners.

Interclub battle with Prestwich Camera Club
On July 27th 2015 the society hosted an interclub battle against Prestwich Camera Club. Following a very close battle I am happy to say Swinton won by a mere 6 points on the evening.

Interclub battle with Bolton Photographic Society
On June 29th 2015 the society hosted an interclub battle against Bolton Photographic Society. Our congratulations go to Bolton PS who won on the evening.

2015 L&CPU Individual Compettion
For the first time in a number of years the society entered a number of prints and Projected Digital Images, 60 in total, into this years Individual Competition. Judging took place over 28th Feb and 1st March. Scores for our entries can be found here.

2014 L&CPU Knock-Out Competition
On November 22nd 2014 the society took part in the L&CPU knock-out competition. On the night we came 17th out of 44 clubs. A respectable result overall. The winner on the evening was Blackburn & District CC. The best image of the competition came from Preston PS. Full scoring details can be found here.

Oldham C.C Invitation Monochrome Print Competition
On October 23rd 2014 the society took part in a monochrome print competition hosted by Oldham CC. On the night we came 6th out of 8 clubs with a score of 117 points out of a possible 140.

Interclub battle with Bolton Photographic Society
On May 22nd 2014 the society had an interclub battle away to Bolton Photographic Society. Our congratulations go to Bolton PS who won on the evening by 364 points to 342.

2014 Ted Colman Competition
On May 20th 2014 the society entered the Ted Colman Competition held at Sykes Chapel, Rochdale. On the evening a total of 21 clubs entered. The society, Swinton & District Amateur Photographic Society, made it through the first round but were knocked out in the second ending the night tied for 13th place with Bolton Photographic Society. Congratulations to South Lancashire Imaging Club who beat Oldham Photographic Society in the final.

2013 Ted Colman Competition
On May 14th 2013 the club entered the Ted Colman Competition held at Sykes Chapel, Rochdale. On the evening 16 clubs entered. The club, Swinton & District Amateur Photographic Society, made it through to the final where we were beaten into second place by Chorley Camera Club.

2013 L&CPU D.P.I Knock Out Competition.
ODuring November 2012 the club entered the L&CPU D.P.I knock out competition. A total of eight images were entered of which five made it through to the last section.