Categories

Special Awards

Judges' Best of Show
Best Aircraft
Best Military Vehicle
Best Automotive
Best Ship
Best Figure
Best Space, SF, Fantasy
Best Diorama/Vignette
Best Youth/Junior - Sponsored by West Michigan IPMS
Ace of Aces - Sponsored by Wright Field Scale Modelers
Sanford "Rik" Newman Memorial "Best Movie or TV Subject" - Sponsored by Wright Field Scale Modelers
Steve Sheets Memorial "Best USMC Subject" - Sponsored by Wright Field Scale Modelers
Mitchell-Arnold Award - Best USAF (All Eras) - Sponsored by Dave Koukol
Phinest Phantom - Sponsored by Dave Koukol
Best Female Figure - Sponsored by Paul Helfrich
Best WWII Italian Subject - Sponsored by Kevin Foureman
Best Star Wars (40th Anniversary) - Sponsored by Wright Field Scale Modelers

AIRCRAFT - Sponsored by: Iwata
01. 1/100 and smaller; all (other than airliners)
02. Biplanes & Rigged A/C; all
03. Single engine prop; 1/72 - Sponsored by: Three Rivers IPMS-Pittsburgh
04. Single engine prop; 1/48
05. Multi-engine prop; 1/72 - Sponsored by: IPMS Kalamazoo Scale Modelers
06. Multi-Engine prop; 1/48
07. Jet Aircraft; 1/72; all
08. Jet Aircraft; 1/48; all
09. Aircraft; 1/32 and larger; all
10. Rotary winged aircraft; all
11. Civil, Sport, Racing, Airliners, all
12. Conversions, Vacuforms, & Scratchbuilts
13. Out of Box, 1/72 & Smaller
14. Out of Box, 1/48 & Larger
MILITARY VEHICLES
15. All AFVs, 1/72 and smaller - Sponsored by: Ron Logan
16. All AFVs, 1/48
17. AFVs, fully tracked, closed top, 1/35, 1945 & earlier
18. AFVs, fully tracked, open top, 1/35, 1945 & earlier
19. AFVs, fully tracked, 1/35, 1946 & later, all
20. Soft skin Vehicles, all
21. Armored Cars/Half-tracks, all
22. Ordnance, includes towed weapons and missiles, all
23. Conversions & Scratchbuilts, all
24. Out of the Box, all
AUTOMOTIVE - Sponsored by: Iwata
25. Replica Stock, all (Aftermarket allowed)
26. Pro-street /Street Machines, all (Street legal)
27. Street Rods & Customs, all
28. Curbside & Slammers, all
29. Pick-ups & Light Trucks, 18K GVW or less, all
30. Commercial, Police, Fire, & Rescue, all
31. Competition drag/straight line and Open Wheel, all
32. Competition closed wheel, all
33. Motorcycles, all
34. Out of Box, Competition, all
35. Out of Box, other, all
FIGURES - Sponsored by: Iwata
36. Historical, foot or mounted, 89mm & smaller
37. Historical, foot or mounted, 90mm & Larger
38. Vignettes, Historical (up to 5 figures)
39. Vignettes, Fantasy (FciFi, Horror, Fiction, Anime) 89mm & smaller
40. Fantasy (SciFi, Horror, Fiction, Anime) 89mm & smaller
41. Fantasy (SciFi, Horror, Fiction, Anime) 90mm & larger
42. Busts, Historical
43. Busts, Fantasy (SciFi, Horror, Fiction, Anime)
44. Dioramas, All (more than 5 figures) - Sponsored by: Ron Logan
SHIPS
45. Submarines, all - Sponsored by: Bruce Simard
46. Surface vessels, 1/400 & smaller
47. Surface vessels, 1/400 & larger
48. Sail and/or oar powered
49. Out of Box
SPACE-SCIENCE FICTION-FANTASY - Sponsored by: Iwata
50. Real Rockets and Spacecraft; all
51. Fictitious Rockets and Spacecraft, all
52. Gundams, Robots, and Fighting suits, all
53. Sci-Fi and fantasy, all other types
54. Out of the box, all
JUNIORS/YOUTH - Sponsored by: West Michigan IPMS
55. Aircraft, all
56. Military Vehicles, all
57. Civilian Vehicles, all
58. Figures/Creatures, all
59. Ships, all
60. Space/Sci-fi/Fantasy; all
61. Dioramas/Vignettes, all
62. Other Subjects, all
MISCELLANEOUS - Sponsored by: Iwata
63. Collections and Group Builds (5 or more related items)
64. Paper and other materials, all (<50% plastic)
65. Ace of Aces
66. Miscellaneous/All Other