Nominations have begun!

Yes, it’s time! the 2018 Nominations have begun. Check out our new categories and nominations steps below, and check out our blog for even more updates about this years awards. We’re super excited to see all the amazing models, people and brands that you all have to show us.

New and updated categories to celebrate:

  • More model car scales, including: 1/8th – 1/12 scale, 1/18, 1/24 – 1/25, 1/43 – 1/55, 1/64 and 1/87 and Smaller
  • Slot cars with four scales: 1/24, 1/32, 1/43 and HO scale
  • Slot Car Racer of the Year
  • Model Trucks
  • Model Kits
  • Model Farm Equipment
  • Model Builder of the Year
  • Model Brand of the Year
  • Automotive Artist

Nominate in 4 simple steps

Our nomination form has been simplified to one page, simply select the categories of your nominee and the correct form will load, then enter the information and submit!  Here is how  –

  1. Go to the Nomination Form
  2. Click the drop-down menu under “Submit a Nomination”
  3. Choose the category you’re nominating for
  4. Fill out the information after the form loads, and submit!

If you have any trouble submitting a nomination, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Also, feel free to share the link with anyone you know!

Christian Braun                        John O’Neil
Chairman                                  Community Director

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