Our Web Theme for 2017 is “Non-Tracked Military Vehicles”. Humvees, Jeeps, Kubelwagens, MRAPs, Deuce & 1/2, Staff Cars, SAS LRP vehicles, Recon vehicles, Military motorcycles, that kind of stuff. Watch this space for reference list of some available kits to work from.
Thanks to everyone who made our 20th anniversary Southern Nationals a huge success! 123 builders officially entered 610 models, there were a total of 643 models on display. The quality of builds was amazing as usual, the camaraderie among all the builders was enjoyed by all. Dr. Cranky and Ken Hamilton conducted a pair of very popular seminars. Our show next year moves to November 4, 2017, a week earlier than usual, due to the community center using the gym for Veterans Day 2017. Our themes for 2017 are “Asian Invasion”, any car built in Asia or by an Asian manufacturer, and “Bike Week”, any motorcycles. Our web theme will be announced separately.
A big congratulations to the builders who earned awards:
Deja Vu Theme: David Morton; 1959 Cadillac Convertible
Left Turn Only Theme: Andy Caldwell; 1963 Parnelli Jones Indy Watson Roadster
Web Theme Ford vs. Ferrari @ LeMans: Gale Brown, 2017 Ford GT LM GTE LeMans 2016 LeMans winner
Top Ten: Tom White; 1950 Krupp Titan SWL80 & Hanomag Trailer
Top Ten: Leonard Harold; 2012 Camaro Super Gas
Top Ten: Dennis Matthews; 1958 Impala Lowrider
Top Ten: Calton Temple: 1961 Impala Lowrider
Top Ten: Ken Hamilton; Tire City Diorama
Top Ten: Freddie Pena; 1948 Chevy Coupe
Top Ten: Gary Kulchock; Peterbilt “Binford” Tow Truck Rat Rod
Top Ten: Joe Scavato: 1/16 1933 Cadillac Town Car
Top Ten: Michael Jackson; 1950 Chevy Pickup
Augie Hiscano Memorial Engineering award & Ken Mosezar Best In Show Award: David Morton, 1930 Delahaye “Delah Who?”
A reminder of this year’s web theme pitting models of Fords and Ferraris that raced at LeMans. These don’t have to be winners, just models of either Ford or Ferrari race cars that did race at LeMans.
Thanks to all who used our advance registration; at this point the advance registration is closed. Register and pay either in the hospitality room Friday evening Nov. 11, or Saturday morning Nov. 12th in the Jonquil Room at the Smyrna Community Center. We look forward to seeing everyone at the show!
Check the links to the left for show information. We have well over 200 models already pre-registered and will accept pre-registration as well as general admission and early-bird purchases through midnight tonight, November 9th 2016. You’ll be able to pick these up at our hospitality room or in the Jonquil room at the community center on Saturday morning. See everyone this weekend, it’s going to be a fantastic show!