13th FNSS Plastic Battle Armor Modeling Show
Competition Rules

1. Evaluation Criteria:

The evaluation process of the show will be conducted through online evaluation of each individual model by the jury based on four main criteria’s given below. The proportion of each criteria effect on evaluation is different. The percentage of criteria are defined at related categories under article 2.

Assembly and Construction Level: All the modeling work on the model other than painting regarding assembly and construction, decal assembly and technical skills shown on the usage of materials.

Painting and Weathering: Accuracy of the paint work on the model which covers undercoating, accurate color choices and application, accurate and realistic weathering, final touches and varnishing if deemed necessary.

Difficulty: The difficulty level of detailing, color and camouflage application and overall finishing of the model. For the diorama category: the perfection of the basic layout, the level of planning and building, proper figure, vehicle and material choices and finishing.

Technical and Historical Accuracy and Presentation: Historical accuracy and aesthetical presentation of the model. For Diorama category: creativity, balance and historical accuracy of the composition.

 

2. Competition Categories

2.1. Category 1K: 1/35 Scale, Military Land Vehicles Since 1914:

This category covers 1/35 scale, all tracked/wheeled/half-tracked military land vehicles served in any region of the world since 1914.
Models made of basic materials such as plastic, resin and metal and/or upgraded by all kinds of detail sets can compete under this category.

  • Assembly and Construction Level: 25%
  • Painting and Weathering: 35%
  • Difficulty: 25%
  • Technical and Historical Accuracy and Presentation: 15%

 

2.2. Category 2K: 1/48 Scale, Military Land Vehicles Since 1914:

This category covers 1/48 scale, all tracked/wheeled/half-tracked military land vehicles served in any region of the world since 1914.
Models made of basic materials such as plastic, resin and metal and/or upgraded by all kinds of detail sets can compete under this category.

  • Assembly and Construction Level: 25%
  • Painting and Weathering: 35%
  • Difficulty: 25%
  • Technical and Historical Accuracy and Presentation: 15%

 

2.3. Category 3K: 1/72 Scale, Military Land Vehicles Since 1914:

This category covers 1/72 scale, all tracked/wheeled/half-tracked military land vehicles served in any region of the world since 1914.
Models made of basic materials such as plastic, resin and metal and/or upgraded by all kinds of detail sets can compete under this category.

  • Assembly and Construction Level: 25%
  • Painting and Weathering: 35%
  • Difficulty: 25%
  • Technical and Historical Accuracy and Presentation: 15%

 

2.4. Category 4K: 1/35, 1/48 and 1/72 Scale, Turkish Armed Forces Military Land Vehicles Since 1909:

This category covers 1/35, 1/48 and 1/72 scale, all tracked/wheeled/half-tracked Turkish Armed Forces military land vehicles served in any region of the world since 1909.
Models made of basic materials such as plastic, resin and metal and/or upgraded by all kinds of detail sets can compete under this category.

  • Assembly and Construction Level: 25%
  • Painting and Weathering: 35%
  • Difficulty: 25%
  • Technical and Historical Accuracy and Presentation: 15%

 

2.5. Category 5K: Military Figures & Busts

This category covers all historical and military figures and busts, made of basic materials such as plastic, resin and metal in 1/35 scale and larger.

  • Assembly and Construction: 10%
  • Painting and Weathering: 70%
  • Difficulty: 10%
  • Technical Conformity and Historical Reality: 10%

 

2.6. Category 6K: Diorama

This category covers military dioramas in all scales built in ready to use kits or scratch built made from all kinds of materials.

All components used on the diorama will be evaluated by the jury.

Works smaller than 15x15cm or does not include any component like vehicle, building or landscape structure will not be evaluated by the jury.

  • Story/theme: 15%
  • Assembly, Painting and Weathering on Vehicles and Figures: 40%
  • Groundwork: 25%
  • Composition, Visual arrangement and Historical accuracy: %15
  • Difficulty Level: 5%

 

2.7. Category 7K: Junior Modelers

This category is open to participants who are or under the age of 16.
This category covers, all Military Land Vehicle models made of ready-to-use basic materials such as plastic, resin and metal and detailed by all kinds of detail sets.

* Contestant must fill the required parent's information on profile page

Legal Notice:
I hereby accept that participation of the participant whom I am the legal guardian of (“Participant”) to 13th Plastic Battle Competition (“Competition”) to be held by FNSS Savunma Sistemleri A.Ş. (“FNSS”) under the terms and conditions stated IN www.fnssplasticbattle.com website is within my knowledge and consent, there are no conditions that would hinder the Participant from participating to the Competition, I consent that the personal data of the Participant transferred to FNSS by the Participant and/or within the Competition can be used, processed, stored, and stored after anonymization when deemed necessary for the purposes of this Competition by FNSS, I have my explicit consent for photographing and/or filming of the Participant throughout the Competition as well as subsequent usage of these model photographs by FNSS within the scope of their promotion, advertisement and marketing activities or in-company digital and physical environments, bulletins and social media channels including their website.
I do hereby accept, declare and undertake that I am fully and thoroughly informed by FNSS about the aforementioned issues and accordingly I do accept all terms and conditions set forth by FNSS regarding all aforementioned issues.

 

3. Competition Calendar

Announcement: 16 June 2020
Competition announcement and participation conditions will be announced on “fnssplasticbattle.com” website.

Registration and Participation: 06 July 2020 – 07 September 2020
Contestants will perform their electronic registration and participation on “fnssplasticbattle.com” website between 06 July 2020 and 07 September 2020. Online Registration will be closed to access at 23:59 (GMT +3) of 07 September 2020. 6-digit participation code for each model application will be generated by the system, simultaneously with the upload of the model picture.

Judging: 10 – 13 September 2020
Judges will score each model by using an online application established by the organizers.

Announcement of Results: 16 September 2020
Announcement of competition results will be published on “fnssplasticbattle.com” website and PlasticBattle Armor Modeling Show (https://www.facebook.com/FNSSPlasticBattle) Facebook page.

Q&A Date: 06 July – 06 September 2020
Contestants will be able to send their questions to “[email protected]” electronic mail address until 06 September 2020. Responses to frequently asked questions will be anonymously published from “Questions and Answers” page on www.fnssplasticbattle.com website.

 

4. Awards

For 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards in all categories between 1K and 6K, competition medal will be sent to your addresses stated in the application form.
Gifts will be sent to modelers in “7K Junior Modelers” category.

 

5. Registration and Participation

5.1. Privacy Policy

WHEREAS FNSS is processing certain personal data it has obtained or shared with them including personal data of the Contestants, and processing of personal data is subject to certain procedures and conditions pursuant to Law on Protection of Personal Data no. 6698,

FNSS accepts, declares and guarantees that all personal data including all information and documents of Participants including but not limited to the ones transferred to or obtained by them within the scope of the Competition and all information and documents that may be accepted as special personal data will be processed limitedly within the scope required by the service and/or legal obligations defined within the scope of the Competition, in accordance and relation with the purpose of processing, will be stored until the end of the period required to perform the service within the scope of the Competition and/or to fulfill legal obligations, will delete, destruct or anonymize them when the reasons requiring the processing of personal data cease to exist.

Sensitive personal data are defined in article 6 of the Law as data and biometric and genetical data of people in relation to their race, ethnic origin, political view, philosophical belief, religion, sect or other beliefs, clothing and style, association, foundation or union membership, health, criminal conviction and safety measures; FNSS hereby guarantees that it will process the sensitive personal data transferred by the Competition or collected/recorded by them within the service provided in accordance with the principles and procedures stated in Law on Protection of Personal Data.

 

5.2. Application Deadlines:
Contestants will perform their electronic registration and participation on “fnssplasticbattle.com” website between 06 July 2020 and 07 September 2020. Participation page will be closed to access at 23:59 (GMT +3) of 07 September 2020.

 

5.3. Participation Format:

Electronic Registration: Competition participants will electronically complete the contestant registration form on www.fnssplasticbattle.com as of July 6th. Identities of registered contestants will be kept confidential* by the competition organization, and contestants are obliged to keep the 6-digit participant code created individually for each model.

After PlasticBattle Committee approves that the participant fulfills the preliminary condition, the Contestant shall not share the model code with third parties until the competition ends. Otherwise, the participation will be deemed invalid.

 

5.4. Uploading of Models:

Pictures of models will be uploaded to the fields defined on “fnssplasticbattle.com” as electronic copies. Contestants may participate with any number of models in all categories they wish. Upload procedures should not be postponed to the last day, considering the faults that may occur due to uploading to server simultaneously.

 

5.4.1. Participation Form:
Contestants must pay attention that they participate in the right category when completing the participation forms.

 

5.4.2. Picture Format:
4 to 12 pictures of the model must be presented on a white background with various angles. Only the final pictures of the models must be uploaded, construction stages are not relevant.

 

5.4.2.1. Shooting angles of models:

  • Vehicle; front, back, top, bottom, back corner, front corner angles and additionally close details from any points up to 12 pictures in total
  • Figure; front, back, back corner, front corner angles and additionally close details from any points up to 12 pictures in total
  • Diorama; front, back, top, corner angles and additionally close details from any points up to 12 pictures in total

5.4.2.2. Technical requirements:

  • File Type (Format) : JPG, JPEG
  • Resolution (DPI)    :72 dpi
  • Color Mode           : RGB
  • Dimension             : Minimum 1600x1200 pixels
  • File Size                 : Maximum 7MB per each file


5.4.2.3. References:
References are not obligatory in the competition. Modelers may upload the reference documents/pictures for their models with the purpose to inform the jury if they deem necessary.

 

6. Rules

6.1. Contestants will be deemed to accept all competition conditions and jury decisions as of the moment they electronically approve their participant applications on www.fnssplasticbattle.com website.

6.2. FNSS has the right to display the pictures of all models as long as and in any form, they want. FNSS can also use the pictures of models participating in the competition for promotional purposes and can share them with media organizations.

6.3. Models that have previously won awards in “FNSS Plastic Battle Armor Modeling Show” cannot participate in this contest.

6.4. Modelers can participate with any number of models in any categories they wish. Each model will be evaluated independently.

6.5. Competition organization will not conduct an examination to detect whether the pictures were edited. Pictures can be trimmed but must not be edited or colored by image editing software or applications.

6.6. Contestants cannot add names, e-mail addresses, texts or marks on any part of the model pictures with the purpose to identify or potentially identify the owner.

6.7. All applications will be made by logging in to the field defined for contestants in “member login” field of “fnssplasticbattle.com” website and uploading the pictures of models. Pictures and applications sent by electronic mail will not be accepted.

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