ASMS Annual Show & Contest
The Austin Scale Modeler's Society hosts an annual model show
and contest - "The Capitol Classic".
The 2016 Austin Scale Modeler's Society Show and Contest
was held on September 24 at the Norris Conference Center. The theme for this year's contest was "Failures & Defeats". Contestants submitted many amazing entries entries and,
as usual, the quality of the work was excellent.
Winning "Best of Show" at this year's contest was Jason Nike's
This year's Show Theme Award went to Richard Kern for his XF5U-1 Flying Pancake.
Some additional Best Ofs...
Ju 52 Lufthansa
Pat Villarreal, Houston TX
Anders Heintz, Anna TX
Ducati 900NCR Racer
Vic Thomas, Georgetown TX
PBR Mk.II, D8H Bulldozer, Panzer IV
Dana Mathes, Boerne TX
Breakfast in the Boonies
James O’Leary, Weatherford TX
P-51 Red Tail
Kien Deshpande, Houston TX
Gilbert Moreno, San Antonio TX
U-boat Type VIIc
Hector Cantu, Torreon MX
here to see a gallery of the 2016 ASMS Contest entries.
Click here to see the complete list of 2016 Austin Scale Model Show Winners.
As in years past, the show featured a vendor area with hobby vendors from around the region, including
Austin's own King's Hobbies and William's Brothers Model Products of Taylor, Texas.
The "make and take" program is always a hit with the kids, who
are provided with a kit and given some materials and guidance from
And as always, lots of door prizes were given away
and awards were presented to the "best of the best".
Thanks to our sponsors and to everyone
who came and participated.
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Previous Contest Information
Interested in what happened at past ASMS contests? Here are a few
links for you.