View Full Version : Hussar 2010 - Painting Competition in Warsaw, Poland

03-09-2010, 11:50 AM
Some info taken from Chest of Colors forum:

23.10.2010 Warsaw, Dom Kultury (Community Centre) Rakowiec, 8 Wislicka St.

Submmision of entries starts at 10am, entry forms will be available for download from the contest website (not ready yet) or directly at the contest
Entry fee - 10 PLN (~€2.5)

Additional events - painting room, speed painting contest, painting workshop



1. Submissions:

1. Painter can submit his works in any number of categories, though no more than 1 entry in any category.
2. Painters can submit their works only. Team works or submitting works on behalf of other painters will not be accepted.
3. It is allowed to submit own sculpts and converted entries.
4. All submissions need to be painted.
5. Compatibility with gaming rules is not required. Compatibility with rulesets will not be judged.
6. It is allowed to submit works comprising of models and products of different manufacturers. Models of different manufacturers may be combined to create a single submission.
7. Works which already took gold/silver/bronze in other competitions will not be accepted.
8. All entries are submitted at the submitter’s risk.
9. By submitting an entry painter confirms approval of the rules and certifies that submitted entries are his/her.

2. Disqualifications:

1. Submitting an entry breaching the rules will cause disqualification of all works of the painter.
2. Submitting a team work or work of other painters will cause disqualification of all works of the painter and ban for all future editions of the competition.
3. Disqualification can happen after the results announcement, if evidence is found.
4. Disqualified painter is no longer entitled to any rewards received.
5. Disqualification may cause changes of winners and awards.

3. Judging:

1. Works shall be judged by jury members only.
2. Entries shall be judged on modelling and painting merits, creativity, originality and overall effect.
3. Proper workmanship is required from all honoured works. Coherency of used models and bases is required from all honoured works in Diorama category.
4. The first judging phase will be selection of honoured works, which will be awarded with a finalist diploma.
5. The second judging phase is a final, when 3 winning entries shall be selected. Winners will receive statues (gold, silver, bronze).
6. The third judging stage is selection of the overall winner (“Best of Show”). This entry will be awarded with a diploma and statue.
7. The additional award (“Junior” diploma) will be provided for the best work submitted by a painter born in 1994 or younger.
8. Judges’ decisions are definite, the only possible exception are changes caused by a disqualification.
9. Prizes may be provided by the organiser for winners and honoured painters.

4. Categories:

1. Every entry needs to be appointed to one of the categories.
2. Painter shall declare which category a work is being entered to.
3. Judges are entitled to move any work to another category if they find it more appropriate.
4. Judges are entitled to join different categories, if low number of submissions might cause poor competition level.
5. If any painter has more than 1 entry in any category due to judges decision (check item I.4.3 and I.4.4 above), only 1 entry shall be subject to judging as per judges’ decision. All other works are shown in a category, but are effectively not taking part in the competition.


1. Single model – fantasy:

1. This category is for fantasy models and historical models (before 1914).
2. Submission shall be a single model on foot in 32mm scale or smaller, size comparable to human models.
3. Model shall be based.
4. Any base shape is allowed, its size should not be bigger than 10x10cm or diameter of 10cm.

2. Single model – SF:

1. This category is for science-fiction models and historical (after 1914).
2. Submission shall be a single model on foot in 32mm scale or smaller, size comparable to human models.
3. Model shall be based.
4. Any base shape is allowed, its size should not be bigger than 10x10cm or diameter of 10cm.

3. Large model:

1. This category is for models in 54mm scale or bigger, size comparable to human models; war machines or vehicles (including models of dreadnoughts, killa kans, sentinels, chariots, catapults, TAGs, warjacks, mechas, gundams, tanks, cannons etc.) including any crew.
2. This category is also for big models in smaller scales, if their size is comparable to models described in item 1.
3. Cavalry models, bikes etc. are also eligible for this category.
4. Busts in comparable scale shall be entered in this category.
5. Model shall be based.
6. Bases are not required for war machines and vehicles, unless there is separate crew included (e.g. cannon and crew).
7. Any base shape is allowed, its size should not be bigger than 20x20cm or diameter of 20cm, unless the model’s size requires a bigger base.

4. Diorama:

1. Work shall consist of at least 1 model on a scenic base.
2. This category is also for groups of models forming units.
3. It is allowed to mix models with different type, size and equipment to form a group of models. It is also allowed to mix models on foot with cavalry, as well as models of different manufacturers. Units need to look coherent though.
4. Size and shape of the scenic base are not limited anyhow.
5. Story presented on a diorama, integration of models with other models and with a scene, as well as interaction between models shall be subject to judging.
6. Units shall be placed on a base to make handling easier, no matter what formation they adapt.

War Griffon
03-09-2010, 12:35 PM
A little bit to far away for me at the moment I think I am saving my money for Euro and GD (after Euro there'll probably be very little left for GD). :smile:

03-09-2010, 05:37 PM
Same here for me. Are you entering anything Nameless?

08-09-2010, 02:19 PM
no, judges are not allowed to enter ;)

29-09-2010, 11:23 AM

site was partially translated , so you might find some additional info there ;)

29-09-2010, 10:22 PM
no, judges are not allowed to enter ;)

... but can take plenty of photos? (hint hint)

04-10-2010, 10:28 AM
most probably I won't have time to make photo, but I'm sure there will be some kind of coverage prepared. Will post links here, of course :)

25-10-2010, 09:10 AM
General review and some pics:

Pics of all entries (+ some more)

it was a great event with fantastic entries and some additiona fun (spped painting contest, painting workshop, after party). Hope to see some of you next year :)

War Griffon
25-10-2010, 09:23 AM
Thanks Nameless :smile:

How many pople do you think you had attend this event, looking at some of the photos it didn't look like there was a lot of people there or is it very spread out?

Loved the trophy's you had there, wouldn't mind a model like that to paint up :smile:

25-10-2010, 09:35 AM
WG, come next year and win one for yourself ;)

yeah, number of entries was slightly disappointing (65?). next year the date needs be reconsidered. we had had three GD's recently, even some of Polish painters did not come, as they were tired or out of cash/entries.

War Griffon
25-10-2010, 09:40 AM
Sounds like a plan Nameless, I have only been to Poland once and that was a very brief visit although I think next year might be out of the question as it is World Expo next year on top of all the UK shows.

If I won one of those trophy's the last thing I would do is paint it :smile:

25-10-2010, 10:24 PM
Thanks - nice photo's :biggrin:

Captain Sprout
25-10-2010, 10:48 PM
Some nice work there, great photos thanks.

26-10-2010, 06:33 PM
I do hope to see some WAMPers next year :) Arctica was planning to come this year, but didn't make it. Now he's thinking about Hussar 2011. You could join him - the more the merrier :)