RDUCON Contest Categories

Contest Categories – Current for RDUCON 2017

Junior Entries
000 – All Scales, Juniors, 13 Years & Under, Vehicles
005 – All Scales, Juniors, 13 Years & Under, Figures/Animals/Misc
010 – All Scales, Juniors, 14 to 17 Years of Age, All Subjects

Aircraft
099 – 1/73 Scale & Smaller, Military Aircraft, All Types
100 – 1/33 Scale & Smaller, Biplanes & Rigged Wings Aircraft
101 – 1/32 Scale & Larger, Biplanes & Rigged Wings Aircraft
106a – 1/72 Scale, Single Engine Prop Aircraft AXIS
106b – 1/72 Scale, Single Engine Prop Aircraft ALLIES
107a – 1/48 Scale, Single Engine Prop Aircraft AXIS, European Theater
107b – 1/48 Scale, Single Engine Prop Aircraft AXIS, Pacific Theater
107c – 1/48 Scale, Single Engine Prop Aircraft ALLIES, US Air Force
107d – 1/48 Scale, Single Engine Prop Aircraft ALLIES, US Navy
107e – 1/48 Scale, Single Engine Prop Aircraft ALLIES, Commonwealth
107f – 1/48 Scale, Single Engine Prop Aircraft ALLIES, Russian
110 – 1/72 Scale, Multi-Engine Prop Aircraft
117 – 1/48 Scale, Multi-Engine Prop Aircraft
120 – 1/72 Scale, Single-Engine Jet Aircraft
121 – 1/72 Scale, Multi-Engine Jet Aircraft
130 – 1/48 Scale, Single-Engine Jet Aircraft
131 – 1/48 Scale, Multi-Engine Jet Aircraft
140 – 1/32 & Larger, Aircraft, Excluding Biplanes & Rigged
150 – All Scales, Rotary Wing Aircraft
160 – All Scales, Civil Aviation Aircraft
180 – All Scales, Aircraft, Out-of-the-Box

Military Vehicles and Artillery
201a – 1/35 & Larger, Closed-Top AFVs, Korea & Earlier
201b – 1/35 & Larger, Closed-Top AFVs, Post-Korea to Present
201c – 1/48 Scale & Smaller, Closed-Top AFVs, All Eras
206 – All Scales, Open-Top & AFVs with Interiors, All Eras
211a – All Scales, Halftracks & Armored Cars, All Eras
217a – 1/35 & Larger, Soft-Skin Military Vehicles, All Eras
217b – 1/48 & Smaller, Soft-Skin Military Vehicles, All Eras
223 – All Scales, Artillery & Missile, All Eras
230 – All Scales, Conversions & Scratch-Built, All Eras
235 – All Scales, Military Vehicles, Out-of-the-Box

Figures
300a – 53mm & Smaller, Figures, Mounted & Dismounted
300b – 54mm to 70mm, Figures, Mounted & Dismounted
300c – 71mm & Larger, Figures, Mounted & Dismounted
320 – All Scales, Figures, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
327 – Figures, Busts and Flats

Ships
400 – 1/351 & Smaller Scales, Powered Surface Ships
401 – 1/350 & Larger Scales, Powered Surface Ships
407 – All Scales, Sail & Oar Powered Surface Ships
412 – All Scales, Submarines
418 – All Scales, Civilian Boats, Speedboats, Patrol Boats, etc.
425 – All Scales, Ships, Out-of-the-Box

Automotive
500 – 1/24 Scale & Smaller, Replica Stock & Production Vehicles
506 – 1/24 Scale & Smaller, Street Rod & Street Machines
512 – All Scales, Automotive Customs
516a – All Scales, Competition, Open Wheeled
516b – All Scales, Competition, Closed Wheeled
529 – 1/20 Scale & Larger, Automotive Entries, All
530 – All Scales, Commercial Vehicles
545 – All Scales, Motorcycles
550 – All Scales, Curbside/Slammer
560 – All Scales, Automotive, Out-of-the-Box
Space/Science Fiction
600 – All Scales, Real Space
610 – All Scales, Sci-Fi Space
620 – All Scales, Mechas/Gundums/Robots
630 – All Scales, Space / Sci-Fi, Out-of-the-Box

Dioramas
710 – Aircraft related Dioramas
720 – Armor related Dioramas
730 – Figure related Dioramas
740 – Ship related Dioramas
750 – Automotive related Dioramas

Miscellaneous
800 – All Scales, Animals, Living or Extinct
840 – All Scales, Collections (3+ Related Models)
860 – All Scales, Miscellaneous Models

Ace-of-Aces (Modeler’s Choice Award)
900 – Models that have previously won 1st/2nd/3rd at IPMS Nationals or a 1st at an IPMS Regional

Best of Awards
Best Junior
Best Aircraft
Best Military Vehicle
Best Automotive
Best Ship
Best Figure
Best Diorama & Miscellaneous
Best Space / Sci-Fi

Theme Awards
Best WWI Subject
Best WWII “Turning Points in 1942” Subject
Best Pony Car Subject
Best Vietnam War Subject
Best Six-Day War Subject
Best Naval Aviation Subject
Eagle Squadron Award (Battle of Britain Subject)
Clyde Mills Memorial People’s Choice Award
Best of Show