All Entry forms can be found at the bottom of this page for
Downloading

Competitions for 2017 will be:-

Scratch Category 1....Static..........
Scratch Category 2....Working.....
Semi-Scratch.................................
Kit ..................................................
Junior Boatbuilding Competition .  See the bottom of this page for further details
Diorama .........................................
Best Tug in Show...........................
Best Lifeboat in Show...................
Glynn Guest Competition.............
President’s Award ........................

Awards will also be given for:-
                                                     Best Overall Themed Club Stand...

Please note that this does mean what it says - the Stands will be judged taking account of the Theme :-

Lifeboats

The Best In Show Award..  The Robin Woodall Memorial Trophy (The Woodall Family)
The criteria will be that the exhibitors will vote on the “Boat they like the Most”.


All boats entered into competition at the Convention must have been constructed by the entrant. The
categories are defined as follows:-
Kit:  A boat constructed from a complete purchased kit of parts - modified or not.

Semi-Scratch:  Anything built on a commercial hull and using separately purchased parts.

Scratch:-   Category 1... Static
                   Category 2... Working (Evidence of the vessel sailing must be provided, and you may be requested to
demonstrate the vessel)

In both category's the Hull and superstructure must be built by the owner.


Diorama:  Boat Related

Best Themed Stand:
Any section of the stand devoted to the competition must be at least 50% of the stand.

Junior Boatbuilding:  A Competition especially for our under 16’s. Please encourage your
youngsters to build and enter.

President’s Award:  President’s Choice - a boat in the room which appeals to our President.
Competition entry forms (available on our Download page) Please note that these need to be in the
Secretary’s hands by the 10th August 2017 in order that the necessary preparation of judging forms can
be done for the judges.
For Junior boat builders please note the age of the competitor on the form.

Entries will not be accepted at the event so please ensure that your members who wish
to enter boats have the necessary paperwork.
We have enclosed a sheet headed “The Judges Viewpoint” (see below) which may be of interest to
competitors as it explains the criteria used in judging model boats.

 
JUNIOR BOATBUILDING COMPETITION
COMPETITION ENTRY FORM 2017


Competitors must be under 16 years of age at the time of the event
All boats entered into competition must have been constructed by the entrant.
The challenge is to build a model boat, working or static, of any type based on any Glynn Guest Free Plan as published in Model Boats Magazine, from the MyHobbyStore (Model Boats) plan service. On application, via the Model Boat Convention Secretary, such a plan will be supplied free by MyHobbyStore.
The full plans listing can be found by clicking on myhobbystore below:
 
Good luck to any Juniors who enter..
Download Entry forms ..Click here