Peace Arch Stamp Club, collector Trevor Ashman winners of 2020 CSN Cover Contest

After a month of voting on nearly 20 entries, the winners of the third annual CSN Cover Contest have been decided.

The Peace Arch Stamp Club; Kelowna & District Stamp Club; and Medicine Hat Coin & Stamp Club are the top three winners of the club category and will take home $100, $50 and $25, respectively.

In the individual/collector category, Trevor Ashman; Emmanuel Serriére; and Robert Hadley earned the top honours and will win $100, $50 and $25, respectively.

Voting for this year’s contest closed at 11:45 p.m. ET on Oct. 31. The winners were announced on Nov. 1.

The contest began earlier this year, in February, when CSN invited all philatelic organizations at the local, regional and national levels in Canada and abroad to submit covers promoting National Stamp Collecting Month. By the Sept. 25 deadline, CSN received 18 covers, including seven submissions in the individual/collector category and another 11 entries in the club category.

To view the covers, visit or browse through the gallery below.

In alphabetical order, the individual/collector category included submissions from:

  • Trevor Ashman;
  • Robert Hadley;
  • Derwin Mak;
  • Derwin Mak;
  • Derwin Mak;
  • Emmanuel Serriére; and
  • Harvey Shuter.

Trevor Ashman took the top spot in the 2020 CSN Cover Contest’s collector category with 167 votes.

In alphabetical order, the club category included submissions from:

  • the Bramalea Stamp Club;
  • the Edmonton Stamp Club;
  • the Inverness Stamp Club;
  • the Kelowna & District Stamp Club
  • the Lakeshore Stamp Club;
  • the Lakeshore Stamp Club;
  • the Medicine Hat Coin and Stamp Club;
  • the Nevada Stamp Study Society;
  • the Peace Arch Stamp Club;
  • the Penticton & District Stamp Club; and
  • the Waterloo Region Stamp Club.

British Columbia’s Peace Arch Stamp Club won this year’s club category with 158 votes.

Full details will be provided in the next edition of CSN.

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