2013 REGION 12 CONVENTION RULES
While we strongly encourage membership in the IPMS/USA
Society it is not required to attend and enter models at this Regional
Convention. We do offer a $5
discount on entry fees to IPMS members.
CONTEST DEFINITIONS AND JUDGING II
The Regional Model
Contest portion of the convention shall
Be conducted in full compliance with the currently published IPMS/USA
Judges Competition Handbook as found on the IPMS/USA website
IPMS/USA Judging standards will be used throughout the convention
Basic modeling skills finish realism and accuracy will be the primary
consideration for determining awards as per competition handbook.
No Judge may rule on a category in which he or she is entered.
IPMS SUMTER/SHAW AFB GAMECOCK CHAPTER
are not providing any closed booth for Adult themed entries at the request of
the Sumter County Civic Center. This is a family oriented event and all entries
and vendors must abide by the IPMS/USA Policy on nudity and explicit adult
Theme Award “The Atomic Age” is a subject that best portrays a nuclear weapons
or nuclear powered weapon system during the cold war years of 1945 to 1989.
also encourage modelers to bring as many models as possible. We are providing display
only tables those models that are not eligible or for those you do not wish
to enter the contest with but wish to show off anyways such as special
collections, nationals and regional winners etc.
IPMS Sumter, the Judges and the Sumter County Civic Center assume no liability
for damaged models. Although accidents can happen every reasonable effort will
to ensure model security will be made. Entry in the contest is regarded as
agreement to these terms.
that have won any previous Nationals cannot be entered in the contest. They can
be shown on the display only tables.
require models entered to remain on the display tables until the 1,2,3 awards
are placed besides the winners. If you pull them off early we do not guarantee
getting your award!
Sumter reserves the right to refuse anyone entry to the convention, for any
"All AMPS categories will be judged
using standard AMPS National Contest Rules and Procedures with the following
1. The figure
category will be modified to accept ALL military figures regardless of scale,
subject or historical era.*
vignette category will be modified to accept ALL military figure vignettes,
again, regardless of scale, subject or historical era.*
special "Naked Model" category will be judged using modified AMPS
scoring. See the AMPS Central SC website for full eligibility and judging
details for this category.
in the figure categories has been expanded to include subjects older than 1899
in order to avoid duplicate IPMS categories by allowing figure modelers to
enter military figures into a single category regardless of subject or