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Inter Club Competitions

5 Way Digital Battle at Neath

In October each year, we meet at Neath Photographic Society’s club house to pitch our club (photographically) against four other local clubs; Neath, Swansea, Pyle & Porthcawl, Velindre and Bridgend are the five clubs involved. Each club makes a submission of seven digital images (not more than two slide per photographer), and the club with the highest aggregate score wins the contest.

12 Way Print Battle at Bridgend

Hosted by Bridgend Camera Club this competition was introduced in 2014 and is sponsored in 2014 by Fotospeed. Bridgend and eleven other clubs take part with losing clubs being replaced for the following year.

5 Way Print Battle at Bridgend

Hosted by Bridgend Camera Club each November, this popular print battle is fought out between Cardiff, Newport, Neath, Swansea and Bridgend Camera Clubs. The entry consists of six colour or monochrome prints.

Gwynfa Pixels

Gwynfa Camera Club hosts a competition where the participating clubs are asked to contribute four digital images; two monochrome and two colour. The competition, held in October or November, attracts entries from around thirty Welsh camera clubs.

Memorial Trophy Print Competition

This competition for prints is also held annually, usually in in January. The entry consists of four colour and/or monochrome prints by four different members of a club.

Ace of Clubs Competition

The Ace of Clubs is held on the last Sunday in February, usually at Talbot Green Community Centre. This is a prestigious competition entered by dozens of clubs throughout the Welsh Photographic Federation. The Ace is a complex contest in three rounds, with a total of thirty digital images required from each participating club.

The Vale 7 Way Print Battle

The Vale Photographic Club host this competition which is held in February each year. Participating clubs are Bridgend, The Vale, Barry, Gwynfa, Pyle & Porthcawl, Infocus and Rhondda. Eight prints are entered from each club.

7 Way Battle at Pyle & Porthcawl Photographic Society

Pyle & Porthcawl Photographic Society hold this competition annually, during March, at their club in Porthcawl. Bridgend, Pyle & Porthcawl, The Vale, Neath, Gwynfa and Rhondda take part.

3 Way Print Battle

This competition is hosted in turn between the three participating clubs; Bridgend, Oldbridge and Rhondda. Entry consists of seven prints per club.

Stanley Chell Competition

The Stanley Chell competition is organised by the Aberdare Camera Club and is usually held in December each year. This competition is open to all Federation Camera Clubs in the area. Each club enters four colour or monochrome prints (not more that one print per author).