The Annual Show

Our most recent show was held one April 23rd 2022

The venue was: Parkstone Grammar School, Sopers Lane, Poole, Dorset, BH17 7EP U.K.

for a map click here

The Open Times were 10-00 a.m. to  4 p.m., Admission was  £4 for adults, £1.00 for children.

IPMS Dorset (hosted by Poole Vikings Model Club) and other regional clubs presented displays including aviation, military, transport, marine and sci-fi models. Over 100 tables showed the art and craft of scale model making. There were trade stands selling kits, after market products, paints, decals and tools etc. There were competitions covering all classes of models. Refreshments were available all day and there was free car parking.

The following files for the show’s previous competition can be downloaded but they may be updated for 2023.

Competition Rules and Classes 2020

Judging Guidance

Entry Card

please complete each Entry Card in BLOCK CAPITALS with your full name, address, postcode, telephone number and club name (or state if you are an individual) on the reverse.

Memorial Trophy Awards 

  1. Junior – any subject entered by person aged 16 or under on day of show.
  2. Aircraft, small scale (1/72nd scale and smaller)                                   Alan Mansell Memorial Trophy
  3. Aircraft, large scale (larger than 1/72nd scale)                                         John Neale Memorial Trophy
  4. Military vehicles, small scale (1/72nd and smaller)                               Derek Foley Memorial Trophy
  5. Military vehicles, large scale (larger than 1/72nd scale)                           Brian Bisp Memorial Trophy
  6. Civilian vehicles any scale (cars, motorcycles, trucks, trains)            Meadowcroft Memorial Trophy
  7. Figures and vignettes (factual historical, military, civilian) any scale.
  8. Busts (factual historical, military, civilian) any scale.
  9. Ships and waterborne vessels.                                                                                   –
  10. Dioramas, any subject/scale.                                                            Bruce Arterton Memorial Trophy
  11. Sci-fi, fantasy and space subjects, any scale.                               Sandy Thompson Memorial Trophy
  12. General – i.e. anything not covered by any other class (flat figures, toy soldiers, war-gaming  figures, large-scale weapons, card models etc.)
  13. Aircraft in classes 2 or 3, (by a Poole Vikings Club member)          Peter Horne Memorial Trophy
  14.  Best of Show (awarded to a non PVMC Club member)

In addition, ANY displays/models at the show are eligible to be awarded a trophy for the following:

  • Best Visiting Club Stand/Display
  • Carol and Victor Lowe Memorial – special aircraft award
  • Reg Rose Memorial – any Sherman tank subject
  • Albion Alloys Award – best application of scratch-built detail to a model NOT using any commercially produced or after-market detail sets.

GENERAL VIEWS OF THE 2022 SHOW AREA

POOLE VIKING CLUB STAND DISPLAY 2022

CONTEST TABLE ENTRIES 2022

AROUND THE TABLES 2022