The L&CU competition which we entered in February was the CLUB ANNUAL, but next we have the ANNUAL INDIVIDUALS’ competition where you as members select your own work to enter. It is a chance to see how your work does in front of three PAGB judges compared to work entered by members of all the other (c.100) clubs in the Union.

Work entered might be selected for the L&CPU exhibition, the folios and also to represent the L&CPU in the PAGB Annual Inter-Club Competitions – if this happens you will feel very honoured but your prints will be lost to you for over 12 mths and nearly two years in the case of a PAGB selection. Other prints are returned sometime during the summer break.

It is for PDIs and prints and the categories, rules etc are just the same as for our own competitions. What you enter is entirely up to you, but do remember that you are up against the whole Federation and you may only want to use your very best work. You do NOT have to make a full entry in any particular section – you could enter just one image if you wish. The entries must not have been used in this competition before.

All work is marked out of 15 and there are commendations and medals on offer for the best work.

The judging is on 7/8 May, entries have to be made as PDIs (yes, PDIs of prints too) and they will be required by 10th April, a Dropbox File Request will be set up soon. The final date for handing in the prints themselves is at the competition with Nantwich on 14th April.

Here are the rules for the L&CPU Annual Individuals’ Competition.