Humour Award

The Wayne Storrie Underwater World of Humour Award was established by Ann Storrie in memory of Wayne.  This annual award represents the fun and love of diving, a passion of one the founding members of WAUPS, Wayne Storrie.

Topic: Anything humorous taken underwater or as a split shot. For example – funny fish faces, divers in a humorous position or situation, a composite of arranged subjects, a digitally enhanced image. Let your imagination run wild and make us laugh.

Rule: Marine life is not to be intentionally disturbed or moved when composing or taking the image.

Prizes: A Perpetual Trophy plus a small personal trophy. Humorous or other prizes may also be awarded.

Previous winners include…..


2022 – Isla Cath

2021 – Ross Gudgeon & Mary Gudgeon


2020 – Mary Gudgeon

2019 – Patricia Swallow

2018 – Rusty Geller

2017 – Bert de Wit

2016 – Gary Browne

2015 winner – Maryann Evetts

2014 winner – Danny Messom