ASM 2021 Virtual Contests


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Listed below are the ASM Virtual Contests conducted in 2021

** New E-mail address for entries:  asmvmc2021entries@gmail.com **

 

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2021 Virtual Contest # 3 is :

"BIG or small"

With entries due on Saturday May 8th

** New E-mail address for entries:  asmvmc2021entries@gmail.com **

Click here for Word doc version of the Contest ROE

Scale criteria is included in the Sign above

ROE for "BIG or Small" Contest :

1.    The contest theme is "BIG or small".  Choose your scale:

BIG (1/32 aircraft, 1/25 armor, 1/12 auto, 1/48 Sci-Fi, 1/72 Ship, 70mm – 1/25 Figure, or 1/20 Diorama).

small (1/144 aircraft, 1/72 armor, 1/43 auto, 1/1000 Sci-Fi, 1/800 Ship, HO – 1/87 Figure, or 1/87 Diorama).

How will it matter in digital images?  Any manufacture, any subject.  Noted big scales or bigger and small scales or smaller.  Chose one or the other as your ONE entry, but not one of each scale.

 

2.    This is a Virtual Special Contest without points.

 

3.    There is a max of 1 entry per member.

 

4.    Entries should be new builds.

 

5.    Entries need to be submitted by May 8th midnight.

 

6.   Please include kit manufacturer and scale when you submit your entry, along with your division level (Basic, Intermediate, etc.), and any info related to its construction that you would like the judges to consider, (e.g. conversions, scratch-built parts, special techniques used etc.)

 

7.   Please submit a maximum of 4 pictures of your entry to asmvmc2021entries@gmail.com  and please try to limit the size so that they are 2 or 3 Mb each at most. As a suggestion, you could take a front view, rear view, left or right view and a plan view from above, but we'll leave the final decision to you.

 

8.  The Contest Director will lead the judging with an appointed team to judge the entries

 


 

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2021 Virtual Contest # 2 was :

"Open"

With entries due on March 6th

Click here for Virtual Model Contest #2 Results

Click here for Virtual Contest #2 Model Pictures

 

  Best of Show Winners
from February- March's
Virtual Special Contest #2
"Open"
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First Place
Juniors
First Place
Basic
First Place
Intermediate
First Place
Masters
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No Entries Mark Vaughn Paul Fontenoy Chuck Herrmann
No Entries Gemini VI
Capsule
Russian Monitor
Uragan  1865
Porsche 911
Road Warrior

   

Click here forWord doc with Open Contest ROE


ROE for "Open" Contest :

 

1. The contest subject is "Open."  This is a virtual Special Contest and not a points contest.

2. Entries can be any kit, any subject, any scale, and from any era.

3. There is a max of 1 entry per member.

4. Entries should be new builds.

 5. Entries need to be submitted by March 6th at midnight.

6. Please include kit manufacturer and scale when you submit your entry, along with your division level (Basic, Intermediate, etc.), and any additional info that you would like the judges to be aware of, (e.g. conversions, scratch-built parts, special techniques used etc.)

7. Please submit a maximum of 4 pictures of your entry to abqscalemodelers@outlook.com and please try to limit the size so that they are at 2 or 3 Mb each at most, if possible. As a suggestion, you could take a front view, rear view, left or right view and a plan view from above, but we'll leave the final decision to you.  NOTE: Above E-mail address has changed beginning with VMC #3.

 8. The Contest Director will lead the judging with an appointed team to judge the entries.

 

Click here for Contest Director ROE Notes on Virtual Contest #2

 

       

 

 


 

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2021 Virtual Contest # 1 was :

Moe Blalter's
"Sci-Fi, Real Space, Science & Fantasy"

With entries due on January 9th

 

Virtual Contest # 1 Contest Results are posted

Virtual Contest # 1 Model Pictures are posted

Best of Show Winners from
Virtual Special Contest #1
"Sci-Fi, Real Space, Science
and Fantasy"
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* Overall Best of Show *
First Place
Juniors
First Place
Intermediate
First Place
Masters
Aleya Montano James Medina Jerry Little
Clone Trooper "Back to the Front" Diorama Ma.K. Armor Suit

 
Just Staff's Most Favorite Awards

for the Moe Blalters Contest

Best Junior Entry Best Intermediate Entry Best Masters Entry
Aleya Montano James Medina Jerry Little
Clone Trooper
Star Wars
"Back to the Front"
Diorama  Star Wars
Ma-K2
Armor Suit


Click here for Contest ROE

"Staff Picks" Awards in Each Division

ROE for "Sci-Fi, Real Space, Science & Fantasy"

1. The contest subject is "Sci-Fi/Real Space/Fantasy/Science."  This is a virtual Special Contest and not a points contest.

 2. Entries can be any scale, subject, or era as long as it still fits within the theme.

3. There is a max of 1 entry per member.

4. Entries should be new builds.

5. Entries need to be submitted by Jan 9 at midnight.

6. Please include kit manufacturer and scale when you submit your entry, along with your division level (Basic, Intermediate, etc.), and any additional info that you would like the judges to be aware of, (e.g. conversions, scratch-built parts, special techniques used etc.)

7. Please submit a maximum of 4 pictures of your entry to abqscalemodelers@outlook.com and please try to limit the size so that they are at 2 or 3 Mb each at most, if possible. As a suggestion, you could take a front view, rear view, left or right view and a plan view from above, but we'll leave the final decision to you.  NOTE: Above E-mail address has changed beginning with VMC #3.

 8. The Contest Director will lead the judging with an appointed team to judge the entries.

 


 

ASM's 2020 Virtual Contests

 

Contest #1 Contest #2 Contest #3 Contest #4
The Desert Korean War Two or Three Open

 

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October - November 2020 Contest:

** Virtual Special Contest # 4 has been changed **

It is now an

"Open" Contest"

With entries from October 6th to November 7th

Open to any kit, any subject, any scale

The "Open" contest includes "Battle of Britain" builds, the previous contest theme.

   

Battle of Britain Day - September 15th, 1940

            

Any model subject from July to October 1940.

Airplane, figure, tank, ship or diorama

   ROE for "Open Contest"

1. Open to any kit, any subject, any scale.  This is a virtual Special Contest and not a points contest. 

2. See ROE listed below for additional requirements.

ROE for "Battle of Britain"

Virtual Special (Non-Points) Contest # 4 :

1. The contest subject is "Battle of Britain."  This is a virtual Special Contest and not a points contest. 

2.  Entries can be any scale or subject involved in the Battle of Britain from July to October 1940 - airplane, figure, tank, ship, or diorama.    

3. There is a max of 1 entry per member.

4. Entries should be new builds. 

5.  Entries need to be submitted by October 2nd

 6. Please include kit manufacturer and scale when you submit your entry, along with your division level (Basic, Intermediate, etc.), and any additional info that you would like the judges to be aware of e.g. conversions, scratch-built parts, special techniques used etc.

 7. Please submit a maximum of 4 pictures of your entry to abqscalemodelers@outlook.com and please try to limit the size so that they are 2 or 3 Mb each at most, if possible please. As a suggestion, you could take a front view, rear view, left or right view and a plan view from above, but we'll leave the final decision to you this time.

8. The Contest Director will lead the judging and will appoint a team to help judge the entries.   

9. Winning entries are valid for Model of the Year for 2020. 

 

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*  The September 4th ASM Meeting was Canceled *

But - Virtual Special Contest #3 was held:


 
            

"Two or Three"

       

With Entries on July 27th to September 4th

     
 

Click here for Contest Results and Model Pictures

ROE for "Two or Three"

Virtual Special (Non-Points) Contest #3:

1. The contest subject is "Two or Three".  This is a virtual Special Contest and not a points contest. 

2.  Entries can be any scale, era, or subject that was/is known for having 2 or 3 ... wheels, wings, main guns, etc. See Contest Schedule for further details.  In most cases, Sci-Fi subjects not included.  

3. There is a max of 1 entry per member.

4. Entries should be new builds. 

5.  Entries can be submitted any time between July 27th and September 4th

 6. Please include kit manufacturer and scale when you submit your entry, along with your division level (Basic, Intermediate, etc.), and any additional info that you would like the judges to be aware of e.g. conversions, scratch-built parts, special techniques used etc.

 7. Please submit a maximum of 4 pictures of your entry to abqscalemodelers@outlook.com and please try to limit the size so that they are 2 or 3 Mb each at most, if possible please. As a suggestion, you could take a front view, rear view, left or right view and a plan view from above, but we'll leave the final decision to you this time.

8. The Contest Director will lead the judging and will appoint a team to help judge the entries.   

9. Winning entries are valid for model of the year for 2020. 

 

  
    


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**  The April through August ASM meetings were canceled  **

But - there have been two Virtual Special Contests:

Virtual Contest # 2

June-July

"The Korean War"

          


Click here for Contest Results and Model Pictures

ROE for "The Korean War"

Virtual Special (Non-Points) Contest #2:

1. The contest subject is "The Korean War" 1950-1953.  This is a virtual Special Contest and not a points contest. 

2.  Entries can be any subject from either side covering the 1950-1953 period in Korea. The war was not just the US versus North Korea/China. Russian MiG's and pilots were also involved and UN forces included the US, UK, Canadian, Aussie, Greek, Turkish, Belgians, and others.

3. There is a max of 1 entry per member.

4. Entries should be new builds. 

5.  Entries can be submitted any time between June 20th and July 4th.  The July 4th cut-off is absolute, so make sure they are sent by 11:59 PM on the 4th July or we won't be able to consider them.

 6. Kit manufacturer and scale will be required information so please include those when you submit your entry, along with your division level (Basic, Intermediate, etc.), and any additional info that you would like the judges to be aware of e.g. conversions, scratch-built parts, special techniques used etc.

 7. Please submit a maximum of 4 pictures of your entry to abqscalemodelers@outlook.com and please try to limit the size so that they are 2 or 3 Mb each at most, if possible please. As a suggestion, you could take a front view, rear view, left or right view and a plan view from above, but we'll leave the final decision to you this time.

8. The Contest Director will lead the judging and will appoint a team to help judge the entries.   

9. Winning entries are valid for model of the year for 2020. 

10. If it has been determined that a July meeting will actually take place, members will be notified and the models can be brought to the meeting. 

        

       

 

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Virtual Contest # 1

May Contest

"The Desert"

               

Click here for Contest Results and Model Pictures

         

   

ROE for "The Desert" Virtual Special (Non-Points) Contest #1:

1. The contest theme is "The Desert" - any planet, any desert, any scale, any time period, as long as it's sandy.

2. There shall be a limit of 1 entry per member.

3. Please ensure that your entries are new builds - they have been recently completed and have not been entered into any ASM competition before.

4. Entrants can send a maximum of 3 pictures of their entry to abqscalemodelers@outlook.com

5. Each picture shall be no higher than 1024 x 768 resolution. 

6. Please ensure that you give us the usual info e.g. name, member number, kit, scale etc. and what division you are entering when sending in your pics.

7. The contest will run from April 8th to May 8th and any entries received after May 8th will not be considered.

8. Entries will be anonymized and judged by the ASM Contest Director with a team of assistants as appointed by him.

9. Winners will have images of their models in the June ASM Newsletter and all entrants will have a picture of their model placed on the ASM Website ASAP after the contest ends.

10.Winners will receive awards at the next possible ASM club meeting.