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Miniatures Painting Contest Rules

Painted Miniatures Contest Rules


  • Individual Miniature (Single mini, must fit in a 1 1/2" cube)
  • War Machine (Single vehicle, any size)
  • Open Category (Anything else, including larger minis, dioramas, etc.)


  • First, second, third in each category
  • Young Guns Award (15 or under)
  • Best in Show


  • Entries will be displayed on a numbered index card.
  • Anybody with a con membership can vote (we will punch your badge when we give you the voting sheet.
  • You get up to three votes in a category, all votes are weighted equally.
  • First, second and third in each category will be determined by the number of votes in each category.
  • Best in show will awarded to the highest number of votes across categories.
  • Young guns will be awarded to the highest number of votes where the entrant was under 15.


  • Anyone may enter.
  • You may enter as many miniatures as you like, but you can only win a single prize in each category. You could, however, win a category and then one of the special prizes.
  • You may enter minis that previously been in, and won, other contests.