There are two awards determined by a ballot of Club members at the end of each season: The Coath Cup for Photographer of the Year and The Edmunds Cup for Services to the Club during the last 12 months. Lorna Brown the winner last year receiving cup from Jean Bevis.
You are invited to nominate whoever, in your opinion, deserves to be recognised for these awards. To nominate your choice of Photographer of the Year and for Services to the Club please use the appropriately labelled ballot slip. Enter the name of the person you wish to nominate, sign your slip and place it in the ballot box on the table at the back of the hall. Ballot slips will be available at each Club evening during April and May.
The last date for submitting your nominations will be at the Pre-Exhibition Meeting on Thursday 27th July 2017. The cups will be presented, together with all other awards, at the Opening of the Annual Exhibition at the Assembly Room, North Street, Chichester on Friday 4th August 2017.
Coath Cup – Awarded to Photographer of the Year.
Your nomination should be for the photographer who has produced the best or most inspiring body of work during the year. You may also choose someone whom you consider to be the most improved photographer in the last 12 months. All Club members, irrespective of class, are eligible for nomination.
Edmunds Cup – Awarded for Services to the Club.
This award is for a member of the Club who, in your opinion, has served the Club and it’s members “above and beyond the call of duty”. This is not confined to officers of the Club. All members are eligible for consideration, but must have contributed something without which life in the Club would have been the poorer.