Competition regulation

THE COMPETITION DIVIDED INTO THREE  MACRO CATEGORIES:  FIGURES – ORDNANCE – JUNIORS

The FIGURES are sub-divided into two categories: HISTORIC and FANTASY and each category is divided into two levels of expertise:
MASTER – upper level, with proven experience, who have won prizes in national and international events, or, however, they want to compete together with the modellers accredited.

STANDARD – a basic level, with limited experience, who have not yet won awards in national and international events.


Within two categories:
PAINTING – only the painting of the subject is judged; any modifications to the original model are not taken into account.
OPEN – Both the painting and the modification/ full creation of the subject are judged, in this category will be judged the box dioramas as well.

H1STORICO STANDARD PITTURA
H2STORICO  STANDARD OPEN
H3STORICO  MASTER PITTURA
H4STORICO  MASTER OPEN
F1FANTASY STANDARD PITTURA
F2FANTASY STANDARD OPEN
F3FANTASY MASTER PITTURA
F4FANTASY MASTER OPEN

 
The jury reserves the right to change the category of any one or more piece entered in the competition or even the entire display if the entry category is seen to be incorrect.

The categories ORDNANCE have the same levels of competence for the figures as follows:

MASTER – upper level, with proven experience, who have won prizes in national and international events, or, however, they want to compete together with the modellers accredited.

STANDARD – a basic level, with limited experience, who have not yet won awards in national and international events.

A1Aerei ed Elicotteri STANDARD 1/72
A2Aerei ed Elicotteri  STANDARD 1/48 – 1/32 – 1/35
A3Diorami areonautici STANDARD  1/72
A4Diorami areonautici  STANDARD 1/48-1/32-1/35
A5Aerei ed Elicotteri MASTER 1/72
A6Aerei ed Elicotteri MASTER 1/48-1/32-1/35
A7Diorami areonautici MASTER 1/72
A8Diorami areonautici MASTER 1/48-1/32-1/35
M1Veicoli militari STANDARD  1/72-1/48
M2Veicoli militari STANDARD  1/35
M3Diorami militari STANDARD   1/72-1/48
M4Diorami militari STANDARD 1/35
M5Veicoli militari MASTER  1/72-1/48
M6Veicoli militari MASTER  1/35
M7Diorami militari  MASTER 1/72-1/48
M8Diorami militari MASTER 1/35
N1Navi da scatola tutte le scale
N2Navi autocostruite tutte le scale
N3Diorami navali tutte le scale
V1Auto tutte le scale
V2Moto tutte le scale
V3Camion e trattori tutte le scale
SF1SCI-FI STANDARD
SF2SCI-FI MASTER
SF3DIORAMI SCI-FI
S1SUBBUTEO  Standard
S2SUBBUTEO Master
JJUNIORES

​The development, creation or modification of a model already on the market is accepted; figurines and accessories may be included but will not be considered by the judges except in the category B (Dioramas), where the piece will be judged as a whole .

The tables are divided and labelled according to the different categories and levels. Any competitor who has work entered in the competition must place them on the correct dedicated tables.

Models that have been entered in other editions are not permitted, nor are models that may be offensive to the public, or inappropriate to the decency of the event:  the organizing committee reserves the right to not accept such works.

The JUNIOR (J) category includes modellers up to 14 age; it is a unique category and includes historical and fantasy Figures – Military Vehicles – Dioramas – Aircraft – Civil Vehicles – Ships.

JUDGEMENT
The jury is composed of world-renowned experts coordinated by a Chief Judge and three other judges who are responsible for the three main categories – Historical Figures, Fantasy Figures, Ordnance. The judges’ decision is final.
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
HISTORICAL FIGURES AND FANTASY – Each subject will be examined by a panel of judges, who will evaluate the piece highlighted by the modeller and althea pieces that make up the display, the judges will choose to judge and vote for the single piece, the number of pieces or the entire display so as to give the modeller the maximum recognition.

ORDNANCE – Each model will be evaluated individually.

Each judge will evaluate the subject in a scale from 0 to 4 points; the sum of the scores of the judges will determine the final judgment, according to the following scheme:

​GOLD: 12-11

SILVER: 10-9-8

BRONZE: 7-6-5

CERTIFICATE: 4-3-2-1

NOTHING: 0

SECURITY AND CONTROL

The models will be exposed to shelter from the elements in a closed, properly controlled environment, but they will not be covered by insurance. The Organizing Committee (VMS ITALY) will provide adequate supervision of the models. We accept no responsibility in case of theft and any other event that could damage the models on display.
Once the pieces have been placed and positioned on the display tables, even modellers no longer are permitted to touch or move the models, except with the assistance of the security staff.

The jury reserves the right to disqualify contestants who do not follow these rules.

PRIVACY POLICY
Personal data will be processed in accordance with current regulations D.L. 196/2003 the data will not be disclosed to third parties. The Organizing Committee (VMS ITALY) reserves the right to take photographs and video footage of the models on display, to publish these photographs in specialized or non-specialized magazines and books, monographs and other publications about the event, or on their own site and / or on sites linked to the event.

Entry to the competition implies acceptance of the rules in their entirety and implicitly authorizes the VMS 2018 Organization take photographs and use the same for institutional purposes.

ENTRY FEE

​The cost of registration is as follows:
• Online registration – 15,00 Euro
• Onsite registration – 20,00 Euro
• Free for entries in the JUNIOR (J) category.

DELIVERY OF THE MODELS

on the afternoon of friday  October 1, 2021 – from 15.00 to 19.00

The morning of saturday October 2, 2021 – from 9.00 to 12.00


POST CONTEST MODEL COLLECTIONthe models can be collected after the end of the awards ceremony  Sunday October 3, 2021, presenting the registration receipt to the staff members who will be present in the exhibition hall at the time of model withdrawal.