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Tigercon 2016

TigerCon in Columbia, Missouri, USA
2016 CONTEST RESULTS
Saturday, November 5th, 2016
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: IMHOFF Foundations

IMHOFF Foundations
1st - Nick Lockwood - "Star Wars AT-ST"
2nd - Wil Schermmer - "US M48A3 Tank"
3rd - Sophie Froese - "The Visible Cow"
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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: IMHOFF Foundations
IMHOFF Foundations
 
- No entrants this year.
 Aircraft  
 201  Aircraft, Smaller than 1/72
All aircraft of any type in a scale smaller than 1/72nd.
 Sponsor: CMSM
1st - Bill Blackwood "Fock-Wulf in 1/144th"

 

 202  Prop Aircraft, 1/72 Scale
All 1/72nd scale aircraft driven by one or more propellers.
 Sponsor: CMSM
1st - Jarrod Booth "Hawker Typhoon 1B"
2nd - Alan Millsap - "P-51C"
3rd - Jeff Bobela - "P-51D"
 
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 203  Jet Aircraft, 1/72 Scale
All 1/72nd scale aircraft driven by one or more jet engines.
 Sponsor: CMSM
1st - Alan Millsap - "SU-27 Flanker B"
2nd - Jarrod Booth "DeHavalland Vampire T-II"
3rd - Jeff Bobela "F/A-18"
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 204  Prop Aircraft, 1/48 Scale
All 1/48th scale aircraft driven by one or more propellers.
 Sponsor: Jack Andrewson
1st - Frank Holsberg - "Shitei III Dinah"
2nd - Hugh Palmer "P-51D"
3rd - Kent Barnes - "Fairy Firefly MR-IV"
 
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 205  Jet Aircraft, 1/48 Scale
All 1/48th scale aircraft driven by one or more jet engines.
 Sponsor: Jack Andrewson
1st - Allen Millsap - "F-5E Tiger II"
2nd - Daren Robert - "F-14A Tomcat"
3rd - Frank Holsberg - "Mirage 2000 N"
 
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 206  Aircraft, Larger than 1/48 Scale
All aircraft of any type in a scale larger than 1/48th.
 Sponsor: CMSM
1st - Steve Siebers - "F4A-1 Corsair"
2nd - Jarrod Booth - "Spitfire MkI9"
 
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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: CMSM
1st - Jarrod Booth - "Westland Sea King"
2nd - Steve Rosario - "UH-34"
 
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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: CMSM
1st - Hugh Palmer - "Marder III Tank"
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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: James Reese
1st - Hugh Palmer - "US M4 Sherman Tank"
2nd - Alan Millsap - "US M4A3E2 Jumbo Sherman"
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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 - Scott Johnson - "Nashorn Tank"
2nd - Kent Barnes - Panzer Kampfwagen II Ausf.F"
3rd - Hugh Palmer - "Panzer Kampfwagen"
 
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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: James Reese
1st - Scott Johnson - "Mabach 6B Gal Batash"
2nd - Scott Adams - "Stryker MGS"
 
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 305  Jeeps, Halftracks, Soft Skins, All Scales
Inludes military staff cars and other (typically wheeled) soft-skin vehicles.
 Sponsor: Jeff Pinson
1st - John Isbell - "US Army Gas Truck"
2nd - Hugh Palmer - "PanzerWerfer 42"
 
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 306  Artillery, All Scales
Any artillery piece from any era in any scale.
 Sponsor: CMSM
- No entrants this year.
 
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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: CMSM
- No entrants this year.
 
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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: CMSM
1st - Darron Blakemore - "1979 Gremlin"
2nd - Gary Lazear - "1940 in Rust"
3rd - Doug Charleston - "1933 3-Window Coupe"
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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: CMSM
1st - Scott Adams - "Porsche 911"
2nd - Doug Charleston - "Ferrari Spyder"
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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

State Farm Insurance
1st - Randy Crowder - "1968 Dodge Dart Drag Car"
2nd - John T.Casey - "Ford GT40"
3rd - James W.Sheets - "1953 Hudson Hornet"
 
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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: CMSM
1st - James Sheets - "1937 Ford 5-Window Coupe"
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 405  Automotive, 1/20 Scale and Larger
Large scale vehicles and (typically) Formula One cars.
 Sponsor: CMSM
1st - Darron Blakemore - "1931 Model A Pickup"
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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: CMSM
1st - Jarrod Booth - "IVECO Hi-Way"
2nd - Hugh Palmer - "Peterbilt Conventional"
3rd - Doug Charleston - "Peterbilt 352 Cab Over"
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 407  Motorcycles, All Scales
All motorcycles in any scale, from any era. Includes Tricycles and side-car equiped cycles.
 Sponsor: CMSM
1st - Doug Charleston - "Suzuki GSX1300R"
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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: CMSM
1st - Randy Crowley Jr. - "Chevy Impala End of Days"
2nd - Darron Blakemore - "1940 Skittle-e-Dee-Doo"
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 Figurines  
 501  Figurines, 54mm and Smaller ***
Includes statuettes, vignettes, animals, and busts of 54mm and smaller.
 Sponsor: CMSM
1st - Rusty Ratliff - "Knight Hospitilier"
 
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 502  Figurines, 55mm and Larger ***
Includes statuettes, vignettes, animals, and busts of 55mm and larger.
 Sponsor: CMSM
1st - Rusty Ratliff - "The Phantom"
2nd - Bill Wagner - "Other World Explorer"
3rd - Gary Lazear - "Hot Dogger and Surf Bunny"
 
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 503  Gaming Figures, Large Base ***
Large base figures used in or associated with role-playing games or table-top gaming.
 Sponsor: Valhalla's Gate 
- No entrants this year.
Valhallas Gate
 504  Gaming Figures, Small Base ***
Small base figures used in or associated with role-playing games or table-top gaming.
 Sponsor: Valhalla's Gate 
- No entrants this year.

 
Valhallas Gate
 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: James Reese
1st - Eric Reuter - "18th Century Long Boat"
 602  Ships 1/350th and Larger
Any ship of 1/350th scale and larger from any era. (Not sailing ships.)
 Sponsor: James Reese
1st - Richard Sliwka - "USS Worcester Light Cruiser"
2nd - Hugh Palmer - "U-190"
3rd - John Casey - "MTM Barchino Speed Boat"
 603  Ships Smaller than 1/350th
Any ship smaller than 1/350th scale from any era. (Not sailing ships.)
 Sponsor: James Reese
1st - Richard Sliwka - "USS Mahan"
2nd - Kent Barnes - "Graf Spee"
3rd - Alan Milsap - "Heavy Cruiser Mikuma"
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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: CMSM
1st - Alan Millsap - "Star Wars TIE Fighter"
2nd - Jason Jones - "USS Enterprise"
3rd - Steve Rosario - "I.S.S. Enterprise"
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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: CMSM
1st - Gary Lazear - "Garage"
2nd - Rick Cockram - "Gruman Cats"
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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: CMSM
1st - Eric Reuter - "Steam Boat Bertand"
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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.

** Starting with the 2016 contest, the kit's instructions will be required. **

 Sponsor: IMHOFF Foundations

IMHOFF Foundations
1st - Bill Wagner - "FlammPanzer III"
2nd - Richard Sliwka - "USS Galveston"
3rd - Kent Barnes - "Sturmgeshutz III Ausf.B"
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 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.

** Starting with the 2016 contest, the kit's instructions will be required. **
 Sponsor: IMHOFF Foundations
IMHOFF Foundations
1st - Jeff Bobela - "A-1 Skyraider"
2nd - Bill Wagner - "A-1H Skyraider"
3rd - Bill Blackwood - "Fokker D.XXI"
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 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.

** Starting with the 2016 contest, the kit's instructions will be required. **

 Sponsor: IMHOFF Foundations
IMHOFF Foundations
1st - Darron Blakemore - "1953 Hudson Hornet"
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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: CMSM
1st - Eric Reuter - "18th Century Naval Long Gun"
2nd - John Isbell - "Texas Midland Tank Car"
3rd - Scott Adams - "Thingy"
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*** Sorry, no "mature-content" as we do not have a separate restricted display area. Head Judge has final say in the event of questions.
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Awards:
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 Best of Show  Chosen by the judges.  Sponsor:  SIMPSON IMPORTS
Simpson Import Center

 Hugh Palmer
 "M4 Sherman"
 People's Choice  Chosen by contestant vote (anyone contestant may cast one vote). 
Sunrise Optimist Club
 Sponsor:
 Sunrise Optimist Club

 Jason Jones
 "USS Enterprise"
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 Best in Junior and Novice Modelers  Best out of all the Junior and Novice Modeler categories.   Sponsor: Samson RC Hobby Shop
Sampson RC Hobby Shop

Nick Lockwood
"Star Wars AT-ST"
 Best in Aircraft  Best out of all the Aircraft categories.  Sponsor: Samson RC Hobby Shop
Sampson RC Hobby Shop

 Steve Siebers
 "F4U-1"
 Best in Military  Best out of all the Military categories.  Sponsor: CMSM

 Scott Johnson
 "Mabach 6B Gal Botash"
 Best in Automotive  Best out of all the Automotive categories.  Sponsor: Samson RC Hobby Shop
Sampson RC Hobby Shop

 Darron Blakemore
 "1979 Gremlin"
 Best in Figurines  Best out of all the Figurine categories.   Sponsor: CMSM

 Rusty Ratliff
 "Knight Hospitilier"
 Best in Ships  Best out of all the Ship categories.   Sponsor: CMSM

 Richard Sliwka
 "USS Mahan"
 Best in Miscellaneous  Best out of all the Miscellaneous categories.  Sponsor: CMSM

 Eric Reuter
 "18th Century Naval Long Gun"
 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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TigerCon 2016 had 120 total attendees, with 29 contestants displaying 132 models. There were 22 contestants from Missouri, 6 from Kansas, and one from Iowa.
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