The British Youth Stamp Championships took place at Autumn Stampex, sponsored by Stanley Gibbons. This is the highlight of the season for the UK’s leading young collectors. Commenting on this year’s entries, Richard West, Chairman of the Judges, said, “This year we saw displays of a high standard with two of them now progressing to take part in the Youth International Exhibition in Malaysia in December. This is a fantastic achievement and the youngsters should be very proud of the progress they have made.”  Details of the winners are below:

Class B (17 and 18 years old)

Rhys Evans: From Canoe to Concorde: Small Silver Medal

Class C (14 to 16 years old)

Toby Anson: The American Dream: Silver Bronze Medal

Lynne Mitchell: A Helping Hand: Small Silver Medal

Class D (12 and 13 years old)

Lucy Hobbs: Why I’d love to go to Australia: Small Silver Medal

Class E (under 12 years old)

Carys May Llewellyn: Winter Sports: Small Silver Medal

Examples of winning entries from this year and earlier competitions can be found in the COMPETITIONS section of this website.