We are still setting up the 2020 show, so this information may not be current! 

Contests

Custom Figure
1st Place = $75
2nd Place = $50
3rd Place = $25

SPONSORED BY:
COTSWOLD COLLECTIBLES

Custom Vehicle
1st Place = $50

SPONSORED BY:
TANKER'S
HEAVY METAL CUSTOMS
Contest Prizes are gift certificates
redeemable at TOYLANTA 2020

Custom Diorama
1st Place = $75
2nd Place = $50
3rd Place = $25

SPONSORED BY:
COTSWOLD COLLECTIBLES

KIDS
Custom Figure

(ages 14 and under)
1st Place =
$25

SPONSORED BY:
THE TRENCHES

KIDS
Custom Diorama
(ages 14 and under)
1st Place = $25

SPONSORED BY:
THE TRENCHES
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KIDS
Custom Vehicle
(ages 14 and under)
1st Place = $25

SPONSORED BY:
TANKER'S HEAVY METAL CUSTOMS
CONTEST RULES

Custom Figure Rules

1. Single figure entries must be stand alone OR can be mounted to a base which will not be included in the judging. If used, the figure base should not exceed the size needed to support the standing figure (Roughly 8”x8”). Entrants with detailed bases capturing a specific scene that highlight what the figure is doing should consider entering the Custom Diorama contest. The choice is ultimately the contestants.  

Note: If mounted on a base all items on the base need to be secure so that show staff can move them if needed.

2. A single figure includes but is not limited to any toy action or non-action figure or doll. This includes; GI Joe, Dragon, Barbie, Transformers, Bratz, Monster High, Sigma Six and other toy action figures or dolls.    

3. Entries can be any theme as long as it is in good taste. If it is deemed to be of poor taste or contain inappropriate material you will be asked to remove it from display as this is a family oriented show.

4.  Entries may have special effects such as lighting or moving parts.  The entrant needs to identify these to staff when submitting the figure to the contest. The entrant will be responsible for connecting the figure to any needed power in a safe and responsible manner subject to staff determinations.



**Sparks, flames or pyrotechnics are not allowed**  



5. Once the figure has been officially entered and displayed, it cannot be altered in any way, shape, or form UNLESS a repair needs to be made. That repair can only be to fix said figure or base. Nothing can be added or removed unless show staff find something inappropriate. Special consideration will be made in the event special effects such as lighting or moving parts need to be turned off or on during show hours or batteries, if used, need to be replaced.

6. The judging process includes the creativeness in which the action figures or related action toys are used or posed.

BE CREATIVE!

7. Judging will be conducted by selected members of TOYLANTA staff and/or special guests. Judges points are awarded prior to judging.  

All judge’s decisions are final.

Custom Diorama Rules
 

Diorama Contest check-in can take place as early as 9 a.m. Saturday, March 9. Limited space available. Complimentary table space available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Dioramas must be picked up by 4 p.m. Sunday, March 10.

 

Please direct all questions to Dave “Tanker” Matteson at
dave.matteson@outlook.com

 
1. We ask that entries not to exceed 24"X 24" square. In many cases the tables we use are a split table and dioramas may hang over the edges of the table. Larger entries will be allowed on a case by case basis, provided there is available table space to display the scene. All items on the diorama need to be secured to the base. Dioramas may consist of action figures, dolls, or other children’s toys. 

** We strongly suggest you contact show staff prior to the show if you have an entry that will exceed the 24” x 24” base size ** 

2. Entries can be any theme as long as it is in good taste and children’s toy related. If it is deemed to be of poor taste or contain inappropriate material you will be asked to remove it from display as this is a family oriented show.

3. In the event the diorama needs to be moved, every effort will be made to contact the Diorama artist to assist in moving the diorama.  If contact is not made, TOYLANTA staff will move the diorama witnessed by security or staff for liability reasons.

4.  4.  Entries may have special effects such as lighting or moving parts.  The entrant needs to identify these to staff when submitting the figure to the contest. The entrant will be responsible for connecting the figure to any needed power in a safe and responsible manner subject to staff determinations.

**Sparks, flames or pyrotechnics are not allowed**  

5. Once the diorama has been officially entered and displayed, it cannot be altered in any way, shape, or form UNLESS a repair needs to be made. That repair can only be to fix the diorama. Nothing can be added or removed unless show staff observes something inappropriate. Special consideration will be made in the event special effects such as lighting or moving parts need to be turned off or on during show hours or batteries, if used, need to be replaced.

6. The judging process includes the creativeness in which the diorama or related action toys are used. BE CREATIVE! USE YOUR IMAGINATION!

** Creativity earn points ** 

7. Judging will be conducted by selected members of TOYLANTA staff and/or special guests. Judges points are awarded prior to judging.  

All judge’s decisions are final.

Custom Vehicle Rules

1} Vehicles entered are considered “stand-alone”.

   
a) Back drop will not be used as judging criteria but can be used.
   
b) A base should be no wider than 24 inches and no longer than 36 inches.

   
c) Anything bigger requires notification to allow for room



2} Vehicles with crews:

   
a) Crews will be considered part of the vehicle during judging.

   
b) Crew members are figures in a position that would make the actual vehicle operate or combat effective such as a pilot, driver, vehicle commander, and so on.



3} Vehicle should be within the action figure or children’s toy universe.
   
a) Vehicles as small as Hotwheels to 1/6th scale are considered for judging.

   
b) Aircraft, watercraft, spacecraft, and ground vehicles are welcome.

   
c) Creativity, Technical Detail, Realism, and Construction are the four judging points.

** BE CREATIVE! USE YOUR IMAGINATION! **


4} Vehicles cannot be modified once they are placed in the judging area unless to repair a part that has become loose or has broken off.



5} Vehicles should be easy to handle by judging staff if necessary.



6} The judging process includes the creativeness in which the vehicles or related action toys are used or posed.

BE CREATIVE!

7. Judging will be conducted by selected members of TOYLANTA staff and/or special guests. Judges points are awarded prior to judging.  

All judge’s decisions are final.

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