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ASMS Annual Show & Contest

The Austin Scale Modeler's Society hosts an annual model show and contest - "The Capitol Classic".

The theme for this year's contest in "Fantastic Firsts". Any model of a prototype, one of a kind, first place finish, record breaker, or any other kind of “first” is eligible to win the theme award.

WHAT: Austin Scale Modelers Society 2014 "Capitol Classic"
WHERE: Norris Conference Center
2525 West Anderson Lane, Austin TX
Click here for map and directions.
WHEN: Saturday, October 4, 2014
9:00AM - 5:30PM
COST: General Admission (Non-Contestant):
$5.00, Children 12 and under FREE

Contest Fees (Includes Admission):
  • Seniors: (18 & over) $10.00 for the first model, $3.00 for each additional model
     
  • Juniors: (17 & under) $5.00 for the first model, $1.00 for each additional model

Click here for a printable flyer with complete contest information.

Registration forms now available! Save time by downloading and completing your registration forms before you come to the show:

Show Schedule:

6:00AM - 9:00AM Vendor Setup
9:00AM - 5:00PM Doors Open to Public
9:00AM - 12:30PM     Model
Registration
10:00AM - 2:00PM Make & Take
11:00AM - 11:45AM Region 6 Business Meeting
1:00PM - 4:00PM Judging
4:30PM - 5:30PM Awards Ceremony

Make & Take Program: We will have models for children to assemble at the show, and staff will be on hand to help with and supervise the construction. Participation is free, while supplies last. Children must be accompanied by a parent.

Special Awards: The following Special Awards will be presented at this year's show.

Show Theme "Fantastic Firsts" Award
Any model of a prototype, one of a kind, first place finish, record breaker, or any other kind of “first” is eligible to win the award.
Judges Best of Show Award
The best model overall as chosen by the show judges.
"Best of Category" Awards
The best model is each major category.
Road Less Traveled Award
For most unusual or hardest to build aircraft subject.
In Memory of Phil Brandt
On Her Majesty's Service Award
For the best model of materiel in service to the British Crown since 1952.
Best Automotive Power Train Award
For the best non-military automotive engine.
Sponsored by Mike Poole
Best Submersible Model Award
For the best model of any subject that operates below the surface of water.
Best Warhammer Model Award
For the best Warhammer/W40K model.
Sponsored by Aaron Smischney
Best Star Trek Model Award
For the best Star Trek model.
Sponsored by Jeff Forster
Best Competition Model Award
For the best competition automotive model.
Sponsored by Jeff Forster
Best 1950's USAF Interceptor Model Award
For the best model of any active (no experimental) USAF interceptor used during the ’50s.
Sponsored by Jack Johnston
Best USMC Aircraft Model
For the best US Marnie Corps aircraft.
Sponsored by Mike Kizin

Display Tables will be available for models not eligible for competition.

Vendor information: Two types of vendor tables will ba available: 120" x 30" (10ft) tables are available for $40.00 per table and 60" x 30" (5ft) tables are available for $25.00 per table. For information, please contact Randy Bumgardner at (510) 402-8750 or Mike Poole at (512) 494-5879.

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Previous Contest Information

Interested in what happened at past ASMS contests? Here are a few links for you.


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