Section 4 - Annual Competitions

  1. The Reg Thurlow Cup is based on a set subject usually sport or action. The format alternates between prints and projected images each year. See current programme.
  2. The Millennium Cup (formerly called Trophy) is for a projected image and has a different set subject each year. See current programme.
  3. The Byham Cup (formerly called The Jack Byham Cup) has a set subject as a set of four projected images showing a varied set of photographic skills.
  4. The Claude Weeks Cup has a set subject as a People Portrait. The format alternates between prints and projected images each year. See current programme.
  5. The Presidents Cup is for a monochrome print of any subject.
  6. The Howard Award (formerly called The Howard Trophy) is for a colour print of any subject.
  7. The Felixstowe Town Council Challenge Trophy format alternates between prints and projected images each year. It has a set subject as a panel of six images of Felixstowe and its Environs. See current programme.
  8. The Stephen Cook Digital Image Trophy is for creative projected images.
  9. The Digital Audio Visual Trophy is for audio-visual presentations. There is no set subject. See Digital Audio-Visual Rules for more information.
  10. Projected images for annual competitions may be monochrome or colour.
  11. Once entered in a FPS Annual Competition, an image cannot be entered in any other FPS Annual Competition but may be entered in a monthly competition.
  12. Details of entry type and closing date are in the current programme.

Annual Competitions Summary

 

Trophy

Type

Identifier

Number  of Entries

Millennium Cup

Projected Image with a different  subject each year

MC

1

Byham Cup

Set of 4 Projected images  with layout to show varied set of photographic skills

BC

1 set of 4 with layout

Reg Thurlow Cup

Theme is Sport or Action with a format that alternates between prints and projected images each year.

RT

1

Presidents Cup

Monochrome Print.  Open subject

PC

1

Howard Award

Colour Print.   Open subject

HA

1

Felixstowe Town Council Challenge Trophy

Panel of 6 with layout - Felixstowe and its Environs, with a format that alternates between prints and projected images each year. Prints and PIs may be colour OR mono in this competition.

FTCCT

1 Panel of 6 with layout

Stephen Cook
Digital Image Trophy

Creative Projected Digital Image

SCDT

3

Claude Weeks Cup

People Portrait with a format that alternates between prints and projected images each year.

CW

1

Digital

Audio-Visual Trophy

Audio-Visual Presentation

Open Subject

AVT

3

In all annual competitions PIs may be colour OR monochrome.