PAGB Vice President
The next APM (AudioVisual) Online Adjudication shall be held on Saturday 5th August 2023.
Anyone interested in gaining their CPAGB/AV, DPAGB/AV, or MPAGB/AV should contact the federation's Awards Secretary, Carol J Cheetham, to request the necessary forms.
This Open competition is held each July and each federation nominates 2 clubs to take part alongside the finalists from the previous year. This year it was judged with an audience of about 200.
The judges were:
There were 35 clubs taking part—the 3 who represented N&EMPF this year were Bolsover CC, Nottingham and Notts PS, and Rolls-Royce Derby PS.
After the qualifying rounds Bolsover CC were in 15th position, while Nottingham and Notts PS were 6th and Rolls-Royce Derby PS were 2nd—taking both of them into the final round which, including ties for 8th place, featured10 clubs.
Rolls-Royce Derby PS went on to gain equal 1st place in the final round, tied with Wigan 10 Foto Club, 9 points ahead of Nottingham and Notts PS who took 3rd place. Bolsover CC came 8th in the plate competition, a credible 18th overall.
Congratulations to all three clubs.
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This competition was judged on Saturday 18th June by
As a transitional arrangement the competition was for prints only in three categories: Colour, Monochrome, and Nature.
Congratulations to Ian Taylor on being honoured with the Award for Meritorious Service (APAGB)
Nominees for this award shall have given meritorious service worthy of national recognition over many years.
Ian was taken by surprise when it was announced and the certificate presented to him recently by David Gibbins at Nottingham and Notts Photographic Society.
We were all delighted to learn of this recognition for all the dedicated work spanning many decades that Ian has done for the federation, his society and in support of many other clubs and we send him our sincere congratulations.
PAGB APM Distinction Day
Congratulations to Susan Baker (Beeston CC), Tony Barker (Derby City PC), Graham Harrison (Louth PS) and Phil Peat (Ilkeston Photo 2000) who all achieved their CPAGB distinctions at the PAGB APM Distinction Day on 23rd April 2022.