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Jury & Awards

Competitive philatelic entries at PIPEX 2012 will be judged
by an American Philatelic Society approved panel of accredited judges:

Dr Peter McCann (chair), Florida
Darrell Ertzberger
, Virginia
Elizabeth Hisey
, Florida
Robert Lane
, Alberta, Canada
Jeffrey Shapiro
, Massachusetts
Peter Thy (Apprentice), California

The Northwest Federation of Stamp Clubs (NWFSC) will make available to
the jury panel, with no restrictions on numbers, PIPEX Gold, Vermeil,
Silver, Silver Bronze and Bronze Medals.

Pipex Medals
NWFSC will also provide the
PIPEX Grand Award
and PIPEX Reserve Grand Award

The Grand Award winner will be invited to participate in the APS
Champion-of-Champions event at StampShow, Sacramento, CA 16-19 August, 2012

It is anticipated the following awards will also be available for the jury:

American Airmail Society • Medal
American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors • Creativity Award
• Novice Award
• Title Page Award
American Philatelic Congress • Award for best text
American Philatelic Society • Four (4) Awards of Excellence
• One (1) Research Award
American Topical Association • 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Medals
Military Postal History Society • Award
Postal History Society, Inc. • Postal History Society Award
Society of Australasian
Specialists/Oceania (SASO)
• Three (3) Awards of Excellence
U.S. Philatelic Classics Society, Inc. • Medal
U.S. Stamp Society • Statue of Freedom Award
Upper Bongoland Collector's Club (UBCC) • Novice Award
Women Exhibitors • Sterling Achievement Award

The list of available awards will be extended or reduced contingent upon the scope of the exhibits accepted in competition. Moreover, no guarantees are given that the named societies will provide their awards.


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