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Show Classes and Rules

12 September 2015 - Cornish Scale Modellers (incorporating IPMS West Cornwall) will be running their annual model show at The Restaurant, Penhaligon Centre, Cornwall College, Trevenson Road, Redruth TR15 3RD. Opening times are 10.00 - 16.30, free admission, free parking. Contact Nick Smith (Club Secretary) 07882 437 579 or Simon Hammerton (Chair) 07973 249876.

Competition classes

  1.  Aircraft, SK/ASD –Any aircraft, any scale, military or civilian, built straight from the box with standard addition such a detail sets.
  2. Aircraft, S/ASC – Any aircraft, any scale, military or civilian, scratch built or converted from its original specification or variant other than that intended by the manufacturer.
  3. AFV’s, SK/ASD – Any military vehicle, any scale, built straight from the box with standard addition such a detail sets.
  4. AFV’s, S/ASC– Any military vehicle, any scale, scratch built or converted from its original specification or variant other than that intended by the manufacturer.
  5. Figures, SK/ASD/S/ASC – All figures, busts and flat figures, any scale. Stock, scratch built and converted allowed.
  6. Ships, SK/ASD/S/ASC – All ships, military or civilian, any scale. Stock, scratch built and converted allowed.
  7. Dioramas and Vignettes – A diorama is a scene with 4 or more figures and associated vehicles conveying a specific theme or real life situation. A vignette has less the four figures.
  8. Civilian Vehicles, SK/ASD – Any civilian vehicle, any scale, built straight from the box with standard addition such a detail sets.
  9. Civilian Vehicles, S/ASC – Any civilian vehicle, any scale, scratch built or converted from its original specification or variant other than that intended by the manufacturer.
  10. Sci-Fi and Fantasy, SK/ASD/S/ASC – Any Sci- Fi or Fantasy piece.
  11. Miscellaneous, SK/ASD/S/ASC – Any model that does not fit into the above classes
  12. Junior Display

Competition rules

  1.  All models must be the handiwork of the entrant only.
  2. Judging is based upon the open system of Gold, Silver and Bronze awards.
  3. Therefore, multiple awards can be given in any class where it is warranted i.e. a class could have a Gold, 2 Silvers and a Bronze
  4. The aim is improve the standard of modelling in the region by removing the competitive aspect of the hobby.
  5. Regardless of the number of entries a participant places in a single category, he/she will only be issued with the highest award achieved, for example:
    1. A modeller submits 3 models into Class 1
    2. Scores 2 Silvers and a Gold
    3. The said modeller will receive a Gold for his/hers display in that class
    4. This is subject to the number of entries on the day
  6. All entries must be accompanied by a valid entry ticket.
  7. Models must be placed in the correct class. Failure to do so may well lead to disqualification.
  8. Any model considered to cause offence will be removed.
  9. The competition opens at 10:30 and closes at 12:30 to allow judging to begin at 13:00.
  10. Once placed on the competition table the Chief Judge or their appointee may move a model prior to the official removal of models at the end of the show.
  11. IPMS West Cornwall can take no responsibility for the security of, or damage to, any entries.
  12. Junior Classes are open to anyone who is under the age of 18 on the day of the Competition.All decision of the Chief Judge is final.

Definitions

 
Standard Kit (SK) – A single, commercially produced injection moulded plastic or resin kit, built to the manufacturer's specifications, straight from box. Seatbelts, rigging and aerials may be added as appropriate to the subject.

Detailed - A Standard Kit that has additional detailing added from commercial sources and/or significant detail built by the modeller. This definition also includes any kit parts re-located or re-worked by the modeller. Cockpits may be opened and any open hatches, wing/rotor folds or bomb bays provided as options in the original kit are allowable in this class and may be detailed.

Conversion (ASC) – This is a model that is built to a specification or variant other than that intended by the manufacturer. Commercial, non-commercial and/or scratch built parts may be used. A change of colour scheme and/or decals shall not constitute a conversion, regardless of any change of designation to the model. A converted model may be detailed to any level desired by the modeller.

Scratch built (S) – A model constructed where the main body parts and/or flying surfaces are home-made or vac-formed plastic, other than of a commercial nature. The basic structure should be of plastic although a supporting (wooden) core is permitted. A scratch built model may be detailed to any level desired by the modeller.

Diorama - A diorama shall be defined as one or more items on a scenic base, with 4 or more figures, conveying a specific theme or real life situation.

Vignette - A vignette shall be defined as one or more items on a scenic base, with 4 or less figures, conveying a specific theme or real life situation.