L&CPU Club Knockout Competition 2020

41 clubs entered the L&CPU Knockout Competition this year. Poulton-le-Fylde PS finished in second place behind the winners, Chorley PS.

Each club was allowed four images and these were scored on a knockout basis. Any image knocked out in the first round scored 1 point; those knocked out in the second round scored two points etc. Poulton scored 17 points in total.

The top 5 clubs were :
1st Chorley PS 20 points
2nd Poulton-le-Fylde PS 17 points
3rd= Lytham St Annes 16 points
3rd= Warrington PS 16 points
3rd= Bury PS 16 points

The judge was Mike Sharples MPAGB, ARPS, EFIAP, ABPE from the Midland Counties Photographic Federation.

The eight images submitted by Poulton are shown below:


'Emerged 4-Spot and Broad-Bodied Chasers' by Alan Storey DPAGB AFIAP BPE3*
This was Poulton's highest scoring image with six marks.


'Clarks Clownfish in Bulb-Anemone' by Richard O'Meara
This image reached the fifth round and scored five marks.


'Young Starlings' by Gill O'Meara
This image also scored five marks.


'Cormorant' by Phil Hodson DPAGB AFIAP BPE1*
This was the fourth of the Poulton images used in the competition.


'Bella' by Kean Brown FBPE ARPS - reserve image


'Bluetit Feeding Juvenile' by Richard O'Meara - reserve image


'How Low Can You Go' by Craig Bevington - reserve image


'Starling Gang' by Gill O'Meara - reserve image