Here’s what we have this year:
Each participant may only enter one of the four categories:
Best Army- Advanced
Best Diorama- Advanced
Best Single Model- Beginner
Best Single Model- Advanced
Here’s the deal though:
JUDGES RUBRIC: Judges may give a +1.5 instead of +1 at their discretion on a line if they feel a particular aspect was above and beyond all expectations.
~APPLIES TO ALL CATEGORIES~
For category-specific rules in addition these below, scroll down to their section.
+1 For multiple layers of highlighting.
+1 For blended highlighting.
+1 For Object Source Lighting.
+1 For Weathering.
+1 For NMM.
+1 For freehand work.
+1 For exceptional freehand work. This means artistic work that is above and beyond basic freehand work such as squad markings, etc. This is in addition to the previous bonus.
+1 For being funny
+1 Exceptional basing with multiple elements used, or for noteworthy care taken in construction.
+1 For conversion work.
+1 For exceptional conversion work. This means sculpting parts, major kit bashes, etc. This in addition to the previous bonus.
+1 For using multiple kits, or “kitbashing”.
+1 For Green Stuff work or sculpting.
+1 For seamless integration of bits for a coherent look.
+1 For creativity.
~APPLIES ONLY TO BEST ARMY CATEGORY IN ADDITION TO MAIN RULES~
May not be larger than 2ft x 2ft x 2ft including display board.
+1 For Display Board
+1 For a cohesive, noteworthy theme throughout the army. This is above and beyond a common theme and represents an impressive, creative work that is unique or uncommon.
+1 For an exceptional Display Board that shows effort and artistic talent above and beyond the norm. This is in addition to the previous bonus.
+1 For “cool” factor. Put us in awe of your creative might.
~APPLIES ONLY TO DIORAMA CATEGORY IN ADDITION TO MAIN RULES~
Maximum size is 1ft x 1ft x 1ft.
+1 For telling a story.
+1 For build quality.
+1 For originality.