PSA Nature Interclub 2004 final results

PSA Nature Interclub 2004 final results

Marilyn Cloran

The last competition of the 2003-2004 season was judged on May 20, 2004, under the guidance of Margaret Biedel, APSA. Judges were Dr. C.W. Biedel, FPSA, EPSA; Roger Schuettke; and John Davis, Jr., all listed in the PSA Journal’s “Who’s Who in 2004.” Top clubs for the May 2004 competition in Class A were (name with points following):

1) Tri County, CC (NJ) 77

2) Gateway CC (MA) 76

3) P.G. Nova Scotia 73

Award winners were Common Flicker, Lorris Keizer, PG of Nova Scotia; The Attack, Phil Echo, Tri-County; Asian Messa with Lunch, John Krell, Los Amigos; Jellyfish, Larry Cowles, Glendora CGS; Tree Swallow, Nicodemo Rinaldis, Morris P.C.

Honorable Mentions were The Wolf Won, Frank Forward, Gateway CC; Bonding Wolves, Ed McGuirk, Gateway CC; Male Eastern Bluebird #5, Pete Lekos, Tri County CC; Cedar Warblings Get Excited, Lorris Keizer, PG of Nova Scotia; Here He Comes, C. Richardson, Colonial CC; Top View of Green Lynx, Jim Kingwill, Los Amigos; Cheetahs with Gazelle #4. Lynne Rieger, Photo Pict. of Milwaukee; Coyote Mother and Pup #2, Ed McGuirk, Gateway; Nudibranch #1, Mike Goodman, Gateway CC; California Laurel Borer, Janet Rapelje, Pilchuck CC; Burrowing Owl with Prey #3, Pete Lekos, Tri-County CC; Yellow Fin, Mike Goodman, Gateway CC; Short-billed Dowitcher, Rick Cloran, Greater Lynn P.A.; Lions Killing Wildebeest, Noray Larson, f:6.7 CC.

The 2004 Class A Slide of the Year was The Attack, Phil Echo, Tri-County CC.

Top Clubs for the 2003-2004 season were (club name with points following):

1) Tri-County (NJ) 224

2) Gateway CC (MA) 214

3) Los Amigos CC (CA) 207

Top clubs for the May Competition in Class B were (club name with points following):

1) Photographic Guild Detroit (MI) 77

2) Essex P.C. (NJ) 68 Pikes Peak CC (CO) 68

3) IIWF–Germany 67 Merrimack Valley CC (MA) 67 Oklahoma CC 67

Award winners were Hummingbird Sipping Nectar, Ray Coleman, APSA, Photographic Guild; Wood Peck and Red Berries, Peter Shu, Photographic Guild; Polyphentus 2003, Richard Grubola, Photographic Guild; Two on a Tommy. Carol Meisenheimer, APSA, Pikes Peak CC; Prachtlibelle, Josef Graf, IIWF Germany.

Honorable Mentions were Fish for the Fledgling, Olga Sarre, Essex Photo Club; Male Goldfinch, Jim Wedge, Charlotte CC; Duo, Josef Graf, IIWF Germany; Eagle with Fish, Jane Ashley, Houston CC; Unusual Clouds, Pat Stoltz, Western Reserve P.S.; Forest Owl, Lisa Snetzer, Loveland C.C.; Morn’s Back for a Perch, David Meisenheimer, Pikes Peak CC; Morning Flight, Maxey Pinson, Oklahoma CC; Frog and Duckweed, Jim Wedge, Charlotte CC; White Crab Spider with Fly #3, Betty Patterson, Oklahoma CC; Toad on Red Leafs, Larry Cowles, Pomona Valley CC; Dickkopffalter im Tau, Josef Sauter, IIWF Germany.

Top Clubs for the 2003-2004 year in Class B were (club names with points following):

1) Photographic Guild Detroit (MI) 217

2) Loveland C.C (CO) 211

3) Pomona C.C. (CA) 195.

The 2004 Class B Slide of the Year was Hummingbird Sipping Nectar, Ray Coleman, APSA, Photographic Guild, Detroit (MI).

If your club belongs to PSA and wishes to compete in these interclub competitions, the fee is $9. Contact Yong-ran Zhu, 13440 Paddock Parkway, New Berlin, WI 53151.

Marilyn Cloran, FPSA, Editor

802 Humphrey Street, Swampscott, MA 01907

macloran@comcast.net

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