February 2012 Clip Contest Winners

FEBRUARY 2012 SFBAPPA Monthly Digital Clip Contest Winners:

Spot News:

1st – Rick Roach, The (Vacaville) Reporter, Hands up.

2nd – Rick Roach, The (Vacaville) Reporter, Down on the ground.

3rd – Robinson Kuntz, (Fairfield) Daily Republic, Late night car crash.

General News:

1st – Nate Chute, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Hovering helicopter repairs.

2nd – Doug Duran, Contra Costa Times, Dog and ball.

3rd – Chris Riley, (Vallejo) Times Herald, Remembering Joey.


1st – Jose Carlos Fajardo, Bay Area News Group, Swing.

2nd – Gregory Urquiaga, Freelance, Ballet students.

3rd – Shmuel Thaler, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Monterey Bay yoga.


1st – Jose Carlos Fajardo, Bay Area News Group, Extended dunk.

2nd – David Bitton, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Soccer celebration.

3rd – David Bitton, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Basketball foul.


1st – Randall Benton, Sacramento Bee, Pelicans roost.

2nd – David Royal, The Monterey Herald, Lucha Libre George Lopez.

3rd – Jose Carlos Fajardo, Bay Area News Group, Kid with open mouth.


1st – Gregory Urquiaga, Freelance, Ballet student Haley Lamb.

2nd – Chris Riley, (Vallejo) Times Herald, Magician B.J. Lipari.

3rd – Randall Benton, Sacramento Bee, Rock Lobster custom bicycle owner Paul Sadoff.

Picture Story:

1st – Renée C. Byer, Sacramento Bee, Female wrestler.

2nd – Michael McCollum, The (Stockton) Record, Nature.

3rd – Renée C. Byer, Sacramento Bee, Dog inspector.


Judges were the photo staff of the Medford Mail Tribune.


Susan Tripp Pollard, Contra Costa Times – 55

Jose Carlos Fajardo, Bay Area News Group – 50

Renée C. Byer, Sacramento Bee – 45

Chris Riley, (Vallejo) Times Herald – 40

Michael McCollum, The (Stockton) Record – 30

Randall Benton, Sacramento Bee – 35

Gregory Urquiaga, Freelance – 25

Nate Chute, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat – 25

Rick Roach, The (Vacaville) Reporter – 25

David Bitton, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat – 15

Doug Duran, Contra Costa Times – 15

Kent Porter, The (Santa Rosa) Press Democrat – 15

Charles Russo, Half Moon Bay Review – 10

David Royal, Monterey County Herald – 10

Conner Jay, The Salinas Californian – 5

Jane Tyska, Oakland Tribune – 5

Paul Kitagaki Jr., Sacramento Bee – 5

Robinson Kuntz, (Fairfield) Daily Republic – 5

Shmuel Thaler, Santa Cruz Sentinel – 5