The Greater Toronto Council of Camera Clubs is an association of about two dozen photography clubs in the Greater Toronto area and surrounding areas, of which the Richmond Hill Camera Club is a long term member.
At present the member clubs range from Oakville, Hamilton, Burlington, Halton Hills, Guelph and Kitchener-Waterloo in the south and west, north to Newmarket, Georgian Bay, Barrie and Haliburton, and to Ajax, Oshawa & Cobourg in the east.
There are 5 yearly events that the GTCCC offers to its members. The Open Challenge, Inter Regional Competition, Capture Day and Awards Night and the Fall Retreat.
The GTCCC acts as a forum for member clubs, and promotes and facilitates various events of common interest.
Current events of interest:
A major event in the Council calendar is the organization of the annual Interclub Competition, in which member clubs compete against each other for a number of prizes and trophies in various categories.
GTCCC 2018 Open challenge
To view the Rules for the 2018 Interclub Challenge, click on this link.
Entries are done through our club’s competition upload page, not directly to the GTCCC. Each club submits images on behalf of the club.
Visit gtccc.ca to read all about the organization’s activities.
Richmond Hill Camera Club GTCCC Awards
The RHCC is recognized as one of the premier clubs in the GTCCC and we are very proud of our members and their accomplishments as photographers.
In 2017 our club placed third overall out of 20 competing clubs. The Stuart Freedman Trophy is based on the top 12 scores from 12 different makers across the 12 categories.
Each category awards certificates to the club with the highest aggregate of 6 images from 6 different makers. RHCC placed first in 4 categories, second in 2 categories and third in 3 categories.
We also had 15 Honourable Mentions and four top awards across the various categories.
In 2016 our club won the Stuart Freedman Trophy as the top club in the GTCCC competition for the second straight year. We also placed first in 5, second in 4 and third in the other category, placing in the top 3 in all 10 categories.
Our members had 35 HMs and 12 top 3 awards as individuals.
In 2015 our club won the Stuart Freedman Trophy for the first time. We placed first in 3 categories and third in a fourth category out of the 5 categories in the competition.
Our members earned 21 HMs and 7 top 3 awards.