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TigerCon in Columbia, Missouri, USA
2015 CONTEST RESULTS
Saturday, November 14, 2015
At the Hickman High School Event Center in Columbia, MO, USA
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 Junior and Novice 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: Columbia Mall 
Columbia Mall



  1st Place: Nick Lockwood
 
USS Missouri

  2nd Place: Sophie Froese
 
Roswell UFO

  3rd Place: Paul Curtis
 
Nascar #20 Pontiac Grand Prix

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 102  Novice Modeler, All Scales
If you're an adult modeler who either just started building models, or built them when you were young and only recently started modeling again, this is your category. Note that the Head Judge reserves the option to move your model to another category if the skill and quality of your build is beyond that of a novice... consider it a compliment! 
 Sponsor: Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie #2730

  1st Place: Sophie Froese
 
The Visible Horse
 
FOE
 Aircraft  
 201  Aircraft, Smaller than 1/72
All aircraft of any type in a scale smaller than 1/72nd.
Jack Andrewson
 Sponsor: Jack Andrewson

  1st Place: Joseph Curtis
 
The Concord
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 202  Prop Aircraft, 1/72 Scale
All 1/72nd scale aircraft driven by one or more propellers.

Larry Schmidt
 Sponsor: Larry Schmidt

  1st Place: Bill Cook
  P-26 Peashooter

  2nd Place: John D. Isbell
 
Brewster Buffalo

  3rd Place: Steve Rosario
 
F40-1D Corsair
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 203  Jet Aircraft, 1/72 Scale
All 1/72nd scale aircraft driven by one or more jet engines.
 Sponsor: Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie #2730


  1st Place: Ron Dennings
 
XC-123A Provider
FOE


  2nd Place: Charles Williams
 
A-37B DragonFly

  3rd Place: Bill Blackwood
 
F-8E Crusader
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 204  Prop Aircraft, 1/48 Scale
All 1/48th scale aircraft driven by one or more propellers.
 Sponsor: Aviation History Round Table

  1st Place: Bill Cook
 
P-51D Mustang IAF

  2nd Place: Charles Williams
 
Nakajima KI-27

  3rd Place: Jeff Pinson
 
P-51B Mustang
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 205  Jet Aircraft, 1/48 Scale
All 1/48th scale aircraft driven by one or more jet engines.
 Sponsor: Aviation History Round Table

  1st Place: Darren Roberts
 
F-18C Hornet

  2nd Place: Hugh Palmer
 
Gloster Meteor F.1

  3rd Place: Charles Williams
 
SAAB J35 F/J Draken Swede
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 206  Aircraft, Larger than 1/48 Scale
All aircraft of any type in a scale larger than 1/48th.
Jack Andrewson
 Sponsor: Jack Andrewson

  1st Place: Bill Cook
 
Gotha G-IV (LUG)

  2nd Place: John T. Casey
 
Super Marine Spitfire

  Ron Denning
 
Westland Lysander Mk.II
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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: Aviation History Round Table


  1st Place: John D. Isbell
 
Flettner Kolarbi

  2nd Place: Tom Bogacki
 
Little Nellie 007

  3rd Place: Larry Clausen
 
M.A.S.H. Evac Helicopter
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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: Brueggen Johann / Reese, Inc.

  1st Place: Bill Cook
 
M3 Stuart

  2nd Place: Adrian Hall
 
StuG-III "Winter Warrior"

  3rd Place: David Neumann
 
Marder III ausf.M
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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.
IPMS-MOSS
 Sponsor: IPMS-MOSS

  1st Place: J. Pervier
  
French Char B

  2nd Place: Brett Avants
 
Russian T-35

  3rd Place: Bill Cook
 
British Firefly
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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: Scott Adams

  1st Place: Hugh Palmer
 
Sturm Tiger

  2nd Place: Scott Conner
 
Brumbar

  3rd Place: Brett Avants
 
Panzer 38(t)
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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: Brueggen Johann / Reese, Inc.

  1st Place: Brett Avants
 
USMC M26 Pershing (Korea)

  2nd Place: Adrian Hall
 
Russian T-62

  3rd Place: J. Peavier
 
Leopard 1A4
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 305  Jeeps, Halftracks, Soft Skins, All Scales
Inludes military staff cars and other (typically wheeled) soft-skin vehicles.
 Sponsor: Brueggen Johann / Reese, Inc.

  1st Place: Bill Cook
 
Ford TC Armored Car

  2nd Place: Tom Bogacki
 
M8 Greyhound

  3rd Place: J. Pervier
 
Sd.Kfz.251 Halftrack
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 306  Artillery, All Scales
Any artillery piece from any era in any scale.
 Sponsor: Brueggen Johann / Reese, Inc.

  1st Place: Adrian Hall
 
Auf1 French SPG

  2nd Place: J. Pervier
 
10.5cm Howitzer

  3rd Place: Tom Bogacki
 
M102 105mm Howitzer
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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: Brueggen Johann / Reese, Inc.

  1st Place: Bill Cook
 
Harley Davidson WLA Motorcycle

  2nd Place: Ed Burgess
 
Snark Mine Roller
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 Automotive 
 401  Domestic Automotive, Smaller than 1/20 Scale
You could buy it from the dealership showroom floor. Includes trucks.
 Sponsor: Simpson Imports

  1st Place: Chris Heffner
 
1959 Impala

  2nd Place: Darron Blakemore
 
Shadow Mask AMX

  3rd Place: Mike Levens
 
Black Mustang
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Simpson Imports
 402  Foreign Automotive, Smaller than 1/20 Scale
You could buy it from the foreign dealership showroom floor. Includes trucks.
 Sponsor: IPMS-CMSM

  1st Place: Scott Adams
 
BMW Z8

  2nd Place: Ed Burgess
 
Japanese MP Vehicle
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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: Rob Dunscombe, State Farm Insurance

  1st Place: Mike Levens
 
Pinto Funny Car

  2nd Place: John Isbell
 
1973 Chevlle Short Track Car

  3rd Place: Darron Blakemore
 
Funny Farmer
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State Farm Insurance
 404  Custom Automotive, Smaller than 1/20 Scale
You cannot buy this from the showroom floor, and it is not a professional racing car.
IPMS-MOSS
 Sponsor: IPMS-MOSS

  1st Place: Rod Cook
 
1969 Dodge Daytona

  2nd Place: Mike Levens
 
Blue Ford Econoline

  3rd Place: Doug Charleston
 
1967 GTO
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 405  Automotive, 1/20 Scale and Larger
Large scale vehicles and (typically) Formula One cars.
 Sponsor: IPMS-CMSM

  1st Place: Charles Williams
 
Mercedes Saber C-9

  2nd Place: Darron Blackmore
 
1970 AMX

  3rd Place: Tom Bogacki
  
1905 Wolsey 5hp
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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: IPMS-CMSM

  1st Place: Mike Levens
 
Blue Peterbuilt

  2nd Place: Rod Cook
 
1964 GMC Tanker C-60

  3rd Place: Tom Bogacki
 
White Mobile Gas Truck
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 407  Motorcycles, All Scales
All motorcycles in any scale, from any era. Includes Tricycles and side-car equiped cycles.
 Sponsor: IPMS-CMSM

  1st Place: Doug Charleston
 
Yamaha R-1

  2nd Place: Mike Levens
 
Drag Bike

  3rd Place: Scott Adams
 
Honda 211 RCV
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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: IPMS-CMSM

  1st Place: Darron Blackmore
 
Panama Red

  2nd Place: Richard Carroll
 
AMT 1957 Chevy
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 Figurines  
 501  Figurines, 54mm and Smaller 
Includes statuettes, vignettes, animals, and busts of 54mm and smaller.
 Sponsor: Eric Bordeleou

  1st Place: Joe Hudson
 
"Not Forgotten"

  2nd Place: Rusty Ratliff
 
"Pirate"

  3rd Place: Brett Avanto
 
"U.S. BAR Gunner"
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 502  Figurines, 55mm and Larger 
Includes statuettes, vignettes, animals, and busts of 55mm and larger.
 Sponsor: Eric Bordeleou

  1st Place: Joe Hudson
 
"Atlanta 1864"

  2nd Place: Rick Keasey
 
"Panzer Grenadier"

  3rd Place: Jim Reese
 
"Mayan Warrior"
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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:
Luckenbill Law Firm

Tom Luckenbill
Luckenbill Law Firm, LLC

 
1st Place: Mark C. Carroll
 
Roman Warship
 602  Ships 1/350th and Larger
Any ship of 1/350th scale and larger from any era. (Not sailing ships.)
 Sponsor: Jeff Pinson

  1st Place: Rickard Sliwka
 
USS Gantor

  2nd Place: Hugh Palmer
 
USS Missouri

  3rd Place: Charles Williams
 
ATC Riverboat Troop Carrier
Jeff Pinson
 603  Ships Smaller than 1/350th
Any ship smaller than 1/350th scale from any era. (Not sailing ships.)
 Sponsor:
Luckenbill Law Firm, LLC

Tom Luckenbill
Luckenbill Law Firm, LLC

  1st Place: Richard Sliwka
 
USS North Hampton
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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.

 Sponsor: Eric Bordeleau

  1st Place: Charles Williams
 
"Kauz" Armor P.K.A.

  2nd Place: Brett Avants
 
Archelon Armored Fighting Suit

  3rd Place: Mark Carroll
 
The Nautilus
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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.
IPMS-MOSS
 Sponsor: IPMS-MOSS

  1st Place: Rick Keasey
 
"Dangerous Duty"

  2nd Place: Jack Fisher
 
"UXB"

  3rd Place: Larry Clouson
 
"Russian Mud"
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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: IPMS-CMSM

  1st Place: Joe Hudson
 
Blockade Runner

  2nd Place: Richard Sliwka
 
USS Mills - Edsall Class Destroyer

  3rd Place: Ed Bargess
 
The Anabasis
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 902  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. It is tradition to include the instructions from the kit, if you can, but it is not required.

 Sponsor: Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie #2730

  1st Place: Brett W. Avants
  
North Korean T-34/85

  2nd Place: Richard Sliwka
 
USS PC-1226 - 173-foot Sub Chaser

  34rd Place: Charles Williams
 
German U-Boat Type VIIB With Dock
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FOE

 903  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. It is tradition to include the instructions from the kit, if you can, but it is not required. 

** Starting with the 2016 contest, the instructions will be required. **
 Sponsor: IPMS-CMSM

  1st Place: Bill Blackwood
 
Russian MIG-15bis

  2nd Place: Hugh Palmer
 
P-39 Air Cobra

  3rd Place: Ron Denning
 
B-26H
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 904  Out of the Box: Non-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. It is tradition to include the instructions from the kit, if you can, but it is not required.
 Sponsor: IPMS-CMSM

  1st Place: Darren Blakemore
 
Rosco's Patrol Car

  2nd Place: Doug Charleston
 
1966 Chevy El Camino

  3rd Place: Jerrald Braiuca
 
2012 Covette
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 905  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: IPMS-CMSM

  1st Place: John Isbell
 
1880's Wood Tank Car

  2nd Place: Tom Bogacki
 
Triceratops

  3rd Place: David Newmann
 
Kitbashed Scout Jeep
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 Gaming  
 1001  Gaming Figures, Large Base
Large base figures used in or associated with role-playing games or table-top gaming.
 Sponsor: Valhalla's Gate

 
1st Place: Don Will
 
Mortarch 
Valhallas Gate
 1002  Gaming Figures, Small Base
Small base figures used in or associated with role-playing games or table-top gaming.
 Sponsor: Valhalla's Gate

  1st Place: Adam Miller
 
Emperor's Children - Space Marines
 
Valhallas Gate

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Additional Awards:
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 Best of Show  Chosen by the judges.  Sponsor:  Carpet One




  Bill Cook


  Gotha G-IV (LUG)
Carpet One
 People's Choice  Chosen by attendee vote (anyone attending may cast one vote). 
Sunrise Optimist Club
 Sponsor:
 Sunrise Optimist Club

  Mark Carroll

  "Universal Studios Monsters"
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