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Rules of Bytom 2011 Festival
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Posted: Monday, January 03, 2011 - 10:28 PM UTC
Organisers of VIII International Festival of Plastic Scale Models sent us information about the event:

VIII International Festival of Plastic Scale Models
Bytom 2011


Date: 26th - 27th February 2011

Venue: Sports Hall „Na Skarpie” (which means” „On the bank/embankment”)
Frycza-Modrzewskiego Street No.5A
Bytom, post code 41-907

Festival organisers:
· Modelling Section of the Youth Community Centre no.2 in Bytom
· UKS „Karb”
Co-organisers:
· IPMS Silesia
· Model shop „ModelWorld” from Bytom
· 16th Scouts Squad „Undefeated”
· 26th Scouts Squad of A.Małakowski „The Foresters”

Patrons:
· Media: „Super Model”, „Aero”, „Army”, „Militaria of XXth century”
· Internet: portal „Modeling with passion” - www.pwm.org.pl

The major sponsor of the festival is KAGERO Publishing

Competition information and general regulations:
The festival is open to both individual modelers and members of modeling clubs or organisations from our country, and from abroad. Models must only be made from the following materials: plastic/resin or metal (photo-eached, castings) for stand-alone montage, to qualify for rating.
Please Note! Models which won any prize or distinction in the previous years will not qualify for ratings this year.

Each modeler can participate in each category with any number of kits, mady by himself/herself. However, only the best rated kit of the modeler in the category will be considered for final judging. Each category will be divided into subcategories according to the age of the modeler: junior (under 18yo) and senior (above 18yo). Organisers stipulates to join or split categories. Starting charges are 5PLN for juniors and 10PLN for seniors, it does not matter how many models a modeler enters with.

Starting categories:
· S1 aircraft 1:32 and larger
· S2 aircraft 1:48/1:50, „prepared for flight”
· S3 aircraft 1:48/1:50 „open”
· S4 aircraft 1:72, „prepared for flight”
· S5 aircraft 1:72 „open”
· S6 aircraft pre- 1921, 1:72
· S7 aircraft pre- 1921, 1:48 and larger
· S8 military aircraft 1:144
· S9 civilian aircraft, no scale split
· S10 civilian gliders, no scale split
· S11 helicopters 1:72
· S12 helicopters 1:48 and larger
· A1 artillery 1:76 – 1:48 except self-propelled
· A2 artillery 1:35-1:16 except self-propelled
· PG1 military vehicles on tracks 1:87-1:72, prepared to fight
· PG2 military vehicles on tracks 1:87-1:72, open
· PG3 military vehicles on tracks 1:48 prepared to fight
· PG4 military vehicles on tracks 1:48 open
· PG5 military vehicles on tracks 1:35-1:24, prepared to fight
· PG6 military vehicles on tracks 1:35-1:24, open
· PK1 military vehicles on wheels 1:87-1:72, prepared to fight
· PK2 military vehicles on wheels 1:87 – 1:72, open
· PK3 military vehicles on wheels 1:48 prepared to fight
· PK4 military vehicles on wheels 1:48 open
· PK5 military vehicles on wheels 1:35-1:24, prepared to fight
· PK6 military vehicles on wheels 1:35-1:24, open
· P16 military vehicles on tracks and wheels 1:16
· M motorcycles
· PCO civilian cars
· PCC civilian trucks and technical vehicles
· PWR racing vehicles including WRC
· DS aviation dioramas
· DLm land dioramas 1:87-1:72
· DLs land dioramas 1:48
· DLd land dioramas 1:35
· F1 figure on foot pre- 1914 1:35-1:24
· F1a figure on foot pre- 1914 1:35-1:24
· F1k figure on horse 1:35-1:24
· F2 figure on feet post- 1914 1:16-1:9
· F2a figure on feet post- 1914 1:16-1:9
· F2k figure on horse 1:16-1:9
· F3 busts
· F4 vignettes (figures are dominant element)
· SF sci-fi models
· SFF sci-fi figures
· O1 ships and vessels 1:1 – 1:350
· O2 ships and vessels, 1:351 and smaller
· U „smile” (everything that is funny)
· ...and anything else you would like to show
Special categories
· Winter painting scheme
· MZ1 vehicles 1:35
· MZ2 vehicles, 1:48
· MZ3 vehicles 1:72
· MZ4 aviation, 1:48
· MZ5 aviation, 1:72
· MZ6 figures, no scale split
· MZ7 dioramas, no scale split

International Challenge of the UE pot „Euro Pot”
Aircraft models
· 1:72 scale juniors
· 1:72 scale, seniors
· 1:48 scale, juniors
· 1:48 scale, seniors
Military technique models
· 1:72 scale, juniors
· 1:72 scale, seniors
· 1:35 scale, juniors
· 1:35 scale, seniors
Within each category the models of aircraft or vehicles which were used in the armies of the present UE members post- WW2 (post- 1945) will be judged. Modelers can also enter these categories with the aircraft and vehicles that were used during WW2, but were also still in use after the end of war by the armed forces of the present UE members. Please Note: Such aircraft and vehicles MUST have the camouflage and markings of the UE members as used post- WW2, and must be properly documented.

Special prizes - sponsored
· Memorial of Edward Boni (deceased, well know modeler from Bytom)
· KARAYA CUP – prize for the most interesting aircraft model pre- 1921
· The most interesting model of a HUMMER
· Panzer Art – ww2 vehicle in 1:35 scale
· TORO MODEL TROPHY – for the most interesting military vehicle in 1:48 scale
· Golden Eagle – for the most interesting figure in Polish markings/painting
· Modelworld – for the most interesting aircraft in 1:32, 1:48 and 1:72 scales for juniors
· Pot of Director of The Railway Lines in Katowice for the most interesting model in a rail related topic
· prizes of modelers from Bytom, sponsored by themselves:
· most interesting model of an RAF subject 1939-1945 – 1:72 scale
· most intersting model of an RAF subject 1939-1945, 1:48 scale
· most interesting model of a USAF subject 1939-1945, 1:72 scale
· most intersing model of a USAF subject 1939-1945, 1:48 scale
· most interesting model of aLuftwaffe subject 1939-1945, 1:72 scale
· most interesting model of aLuftwaffe subject 1939-1945, 1:48 scale
· most interesting model with Polish markings 1939-1945, 1:72 scale
· most intersting model with Polish markings 1939-1945, 1:48 scale
· Other special prizes possible if we get more sponsors

Prepared for flight, prepared to fight – models of aircraft or vehicles without open inspection panels, removed armour etc. Open crew hatches or canopies are allowed.
Open – model with opened hatches, panels, removed armour panels etc, including any other variations

Judging Categories are chosen by the modeler, but the judging commission, after discussion and agreement with the contest main judge, can change the category of the model.

Judging criteria:
Models will be judged by the rule „like it – don't like it”

Festival schedule:
Saturday 26th Feb. 2011
· 08:00 – 12:30 – display set-up period
· 12:45 – official start of the festival
· 13:00 – 17:00 – viewing of the exhibition
· 15:00 – judging of models

Sunday 27th Feb 2011
· 09:00-13:30 viewing the exhibition
· 13:30 – prize presentations and the official end of the festival
· 14:30 – pack-up and collection of the models

Model “Swap and Sell”
Model “Swap and Sell” will be open on Saturday from 08:30 to 17:00 and on Sunday from 09:00 to 13:00. Use of a booth will be charged. Reservation of booths must be made not later than 15th February 2011. Number of booths is limited.

Accomodation:
Organisers do not provide accomodation. Below you can find a list of places where you can book a place. The first place on the list is a hotel where in past years most visitors have stayed.
· Hotel „Bytom” - Uni-bar „EDEN”, ul .Zabrzańska 110, phone 032-386-81-09
· Hotel, 130 beds, romms with 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 9 beds, ul. Strzelców Bytomskich 87a, phone 032-782-18-99
· Motel "Tramp" - 20 beds, ul. Dolna 2, phone: 032-280-70-98
· Hotel "Bristol" - 60 bedsh, ul. Dworcowa 17 phone: 281-12-41 do 44, secretary: 032-281-70-79
· Guest-house „Dolomites Sporting Valley”, ul. Blachówka 94, 41-935 Bytom - Sucha Gór, 68 beds, 2 apartments, Reservations phone: 032-388-66-15 website: http://www.dsd.pl


Additional information:
· organisation enquiries phone +48 501228582 or e-mail: [email protected]
· contest rules, regulations and judging: +48 501924831


If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!