Dear Contest Entrant:
You must be a registered attendee at the convention in order to enter a contest. There are no
content restrictions on any contest, but your entry must be in good taste, this is a family event. All contests (excluding
Kid’s Display) will all be awarded show dollars that you can spend with any dealer at the show. Contest entries will be
judged by a jury while the G.I. Joe Fan Film entries will be judged by the audience. There is a limit of 2 entries per
contest. The only liquid allowed in any diorama is water. Please do not bring any entries that have won in past convention
contests. (Promoter reserves the right to remove any displays deemed unsuitable for a family audience or has been
entered in past contests.) Set up time for all contests will be announced at a later date. Winners will be announced
on Saturday night. ALL ENTRIES ARE TO REMAIN IN PLACE UNTIL 1:00 PM on Sunday.
*"Show dollars" have no
cash value, and must be redeemed by close of the show on Sunday.
Small Diorama Contest restrictions:
Each entrant has a limited space up to 15” x 15”. You entry may use any scale and any number of figures. If your
Diorama is larger than the space allotted, you will be moved up one class to the next larger contest. Use Hasbro product
whenever possible. If the product is not made by Hasbro, you may use another vendor's product or create your own
Prizes: 1st Place: $150*, 2nd Place $75*, 3rd Place $35*.
Franken-Joe Custom Figure Contest restrictions:
Each entrant has a limited space up to 15” x 15”. If your display is larger than the space allotted, you will be moved up
one class to the next larger contest. Only one figure per entry is allowed in this contest! Teams of figures will be put in
the Small Diorama Contest. Figure size is 1/18th scale. Please use Hasbro products whenever possible. If the product is
not made by Hasbro, you may use another vendor's product or create your own Prizes: 1st Place: $100*, 2nd Place
$50*, 3rd Place $25*.
Medium Diorama Contest restrictions:
Each entrant has a limited space up to 48” x 30”. Use Hasbro product whenever possible. If the product is not made by
Hasbro, you may use another vendor’s product or create your own. Prizes:1st Place: 200*, 2nd Place $100*, 3rd Place $50*.
Photography Contest restrictions:
Photographs MUST be mounted. (Matting or mounting board acceptable) No framed photographs accepted. Size: 8” x
10” photograph, color or B/W accepted. The photo will NOT be accepted if NOT mounted. The photo will NOT be
accepted if it is smaller/larger than 8” x 10”. Contest is limited to two entries per person. Only one entry may win per
category. Prizes: 1st Place $100*, 2nd Place $50*, 3rd Place $25*.
G. I. Joe Costume Contest:
There will be four different
contest categories: 1) Kids, 2) The Baroness, 3)
Cobra Trooper (any trooper) and 4) Adventure
Team. The top winners in each category will
have 3,000 auction points added to their Casino
Night accounts (second place 2,000, third place
1,000)! At the end we want to get a group picture
featuring all of the entries in each category.
G. I. Joe Fan Film Extravaganza:
Each entrant must submit a film up to 5 minutes in length on DVD by March 15, 2011 via postal mail to: Fan Film Entry, 225 Cattle
Baron Parc Dr, Ft Worth, TX 76108. Submitted films must feature G. I. Joe in some form and maintain a G or PG rating
as a style guide. Films will be shown to the public at the discretion of G. I Joe Collector’s Club. All accepted submissions
will be screened during the G. I. Joe Collector’s Club Convention and the audience will vote for the winners. You must be
present to win. The G. I. Joe Collector’s Club reserves the right to not accept any film that does not meet the submission
requirements. Please do not submit films that have been shown at past JOE-LANTA events or submitted to the Club for
past contests. The winners will receive show dollars. Prizes: 1st Place $200*, 2nd Place $100*, 3rd Place $50*.
Special Kid Display:
Space is limited to a 15” x 15” space. This is not a contest. Each child will receive a participant ribbon.