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TigerCon 2017

TigerCon in Columbia, Missouri, USA
2017 MODEL CATEGORIES
This year's (optional) theme: "Missouri"
Saturday, November 4th, 2017
At the Hickman High School Event Center in Columbia, MO, USA
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 Junior Modelers  
 101  Juniors Age 16 and Under, All Scales
Any model in any scale built by someone who is 16 years of age or younger.
 Sponsor: ??



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 Aircraft  
 201  Aircraft, Smaller than 1/72
All aircraft of any type in a scale smaller than 1/72nd.
 Sponsor: ??

 

 202  Prop Aircraft, 1/72 Scale
All 1/72nd scale aircraft driven by one or more propellers.
 Sponsor: ??

 
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 203  Jet Aircraft, 1/72 Scale
All 1/72nd scale aircraft driven by one or more jet engines.
 Sponsor: ??


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 204  Prop Aircraft, 1/48 Scale
All 1/48th scale aircraft driven by one or more propellers.
 Sponsor: ??
 
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 205  Jet Aircraft, 1/48 Scale
All 1/48th scale aircraft driven by one or more jet engines.
 Sponsor: ??
 
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 206  Aircraft, Larger than 1/48 Scale
All aircraft of any type in a scale larger than 1/48th.
 Sponsor: Scott Adams
 
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 207  Miscellaneous Aircraft, All Scales
Includes helicopters, rockets, gliders, and sailplanes. This is for aircraft-oriented kits which do not fit in another aircraft category.
 Sponsor: ??
 
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 208  Out of the Box: Aircraft, All Scales
The model was built using only the parts and decals that came in the original box. You can paint it and weather it, but you can't scratch-build additional parts, kit-bash, nor use after-market detail sets. Rigging, when not provided in the kit, may be added if it is called out in the instructions. ** The kit's instructions will be required. **
 Sponsor: ??

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 Military  
 301  Armor Smaller than 1/35 Scale
All armored fighting vehicles from any era in a scale smaller than 1/35th.
 Sponsor: ??

 
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 302  Allied Armor 1945 and Earlier, 1/35 Scale
British, Russian, American, French, Chinese, and other Allied Nation's armored fighting vehicles.
 Sponsor: ??

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 303  Axis Armor 1945 and Earlier, 1/35 Scale
German, Japanese, Italian, Finnish, Hungarian, and other Axis Nation's armored fighting vehicles.
 Sponsor: ??

 
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 304  Armor 1946 to Present, 1/35 Scale
All amored fighting vehicles from 1946 to present in 1/35th scale.
 Sponsor: ??
 
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 305  Jeeps, Halftracks, Soft Skins, All Scales
Inludes military staff cars and other (typically wheeled) soft-skin vehicles.
 Sponsor: ??
 
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 306  Artillery, All Scales
Any artillery piece from any era in any scale.
 Sponsor: ??
 
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 307  Miscellaneous Military, All Scales
Examples include: German Goliath, M561 Gama Goat, Military Fork Lift, Marine Bulldozer (Pacific Theatre), non-armored bridge layer truck, Egyptian SA-2 Missile Transporter, Panzerschreck model replica. This is for military which do not fit in another category. 
 Sponsor: ??
 
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 Out of the Box: Military, All Scales
The model was built using only the parts and decals that came in the original box. You can paint it and weather it, but you can't scratch-build additional parts, kit-bash, nor use after-market detail sets. Rigging, when not provided in the kit, may be added if it is called out in the instructions. ** The kit's instructions will be required. **

 Sponsor: ??
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 Automotive 
 401  Domestic Automotive, Smaller than 1/20 Scale
You could buy it from the dealership showroom floor. Includes trucks.
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 402  Foreign Automotive, Smaller than 1/20 Scale
You could buy it from the foreign dealership showroom floor. Includes trucks.
 Sponsor: ??
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 403  Racing Automotive, Smaller than 1/20 Scale
Profesional racing cars, dragsters, or any other vehicle built or modified for professional racing.

 Sponsor: ??
 
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 404  Custom Automotive, Smaller than 1/20 Scale
You cannot buy this from the showroom floor, and it is not a professional racing car.
 Sponsor: ??
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 405  Automotive, 1/20 Scale and Larger
Large scale vehicles and (typically) Formula One cars.
 Sponsor: ??
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 406  Commercial Trucks, Rescue, Service Vehicles, All Scales
Examples include: Fire trucks, Ambulances, 18-Wheelers, Tow Trucks and Street Sweepers. You're little Dodge Ram goes in "Domestic Automotive" and that Toyota 4x4 goes in "Foreign Automotive"... not here where they'll get run over by the big rigs!
 Sponsor: ??
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 407  Motorcycles, All Scales
All motorcycles in any scale, from any era. Includes Tricycles and side-car equiped cycles.
 Sponsor: ??
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 408  Miscellaneous Automotive, All Scales
It's an automotive kit, but it doesn't fit in any other automotive category. Examples include: the "Visible Car Engine".
 Sponsor: ??
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 Out of the Box: Automotive, All Scales
The model was built using only the parts and decals that came in the original box. You can paint it and weather it, but you can't scratch-build additional parts, kit-bash, nor use after-market detail sets. Rigging, when not provided in the kit, may be added if it is called out in the instructions. ** The kit's instructions will be required. **

 Sponsor: ??

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 Figures  
 501  Figures, 54mm and Smaller ***
Includes statuettes, vignettes, animals, and busts of 54mm and smaller. Sorry, no "mature-content" as we do not have a separate restricted display area. Head Judge has final say in the event of questions.
 Sponsor: Jack Andrewson
 
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 502  Figures, 55mm and Larger ***
Includes statuettes, vignettes, animals, and busts of 55mm and larger. Sorry, no "mature-content" as we do not have a separate restricted display area. Head Judge has final say in the event of questions.
 Sponsor: Jack Andrewson
 
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 Ships  
 601  Sailing Ships, All Scales
Ships-of-the-line from the Great Age of Sailing, and any other vessal which primarily uses wind and sail to move.
 Sponsor: ??
 602  Ships 1/350th and Larger
Any ship of 1/350th scale and larger from any era. (Not sailing ships.)
 Sponsor: ??

 603  Ships Smaller than 1/350th
Any ship smaller than 1/350th scale from any era. (Not sailing ships.)
 Sponsor: ??
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 Real Space and Science Fiction  
 701  Real Space and Science Fiction, All Types, All Scales
Any real outer space capable vehicle or object and any science fiction item, in any scale.

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 Dioramas  
 801  Dioramas, All Themes, All Scales
Dioramas must be no larger than 24 inches x 24 inches unless authorized by the Head Judge. The entire diaroma will be judged as a whole. Also, don't forget that dioramas should "tell a story", and this is an additional aspect included in the judging of dioramas.
 Sponsor: ??

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 Miscellaneous  
 901  Scratch-Built, All Scales
You built the whole thing from the ground up with parts and pieces you either made or assembled yourself.
 Sponsor: ??
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 902  Miscellaneous
This is for any model that does not fit in any other category. It is not an "alternative" to entering a model in a more appropriate category. Examples include: the Revell Big Boy Locomotive, buildings or structures not intended as a diorama.
 Sponsor: ??

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Awards:
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 Best of Show  Chosen by the judges.  Sponsor:  SIMPSON IMPORT CENTER
Simpson Imports

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 People's Choice  Chosen by contestant vote (anyone contestant may cast one vote).   Sponsor: Samson RC Hobby Shop

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 Theme Champion
 "Missouri"
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 Any subject relating to, associated with, or having to do with Missouri! Theme participation is optional. This award is chosen by the judges.   Sponsor: Sunrise Optimist Club Sunrise Optimist Club
 Best in Aircraft  Best out of all the Aircraft categories.  Sponsor: ??
 Best in Military  Best out of all the Military categories.  Sponsor: ??
 Best in Automotive  Best out of all the Automotive categories.  Sponsor: Samson Design
 Best in Figures  Best out of all the Figurine categories.   Sponsor: ??
 Best in Ships  Best out of all the Ship categories.   Sponsor: ??
 Category Awards  Every category has its own 1st Place, 2nd Place, and 3rd Place awards.

 TigerCon category awards are done on a "No Sweeps" basis.

This means that if your model wins (for example) 1st place in category 402, you cannot also receive 2nd or 3rd in category 402.

     
     
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Sponsors:
 Brian Lloyd  Youth Make-n-Take Supporter
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Vendors:
 Tyrebietter Models  Tool Guy2 
 Jordan Essentials Bed & Bath  Joe's Models 
 Lorraine Hoffower  Crazy Marion
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