[Archive] Monster Hobbies Build A Monster Contest is here for 2011! - includes Mini Models

Tarrakk Blackhand:

Hello everyone!

I’m here to tell you about the Monster Hobbies Build A Monster Contest (Includes a mini-figure catagory).

It is on October 29th 2011 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm at our store location. (You can also display your kit with us from October 23rd to 31st)

If you can’t make it to our store, you can enter online by sending all your monster/sci-fi pictures (with your snail mail address) to :


Entries are $2.00 per model which you can pay for using our Secure Pay buttons at www.monster-hobbies.com under the “How To and What’s New” section on the “Contests” page (In the “October” heading).

Prizes will consist of Gold, Silver, and Bronze for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in each catagory as well as a $50 gift certificate for “Best In Show” which you can spend in our store. (Or online)

Hope to see some awesome entries!

Trevor Ursulescu - Monster Hobbies

The Categories:

MonMH1 - Out of the Box Monsters - Only parts from a single kit can be used. Show us your best painting!

MonMH2 - Concepts and one of a kind - Take one of the existing figure kits and change the pose, base, head, and anything else to make your own creation. Kit must still be recognizable as the original monster : Dracula, Frankenstein, etc. (Example - Straighten Dracula�?Ts right arm and bend his left leg.)

MonMH3 - Totally Wild - This is the category for Hawk Weird-Oh�?Ts, Silly Surfers, etc. How Wild Can you get?

MonMH4 - Monster Figure Diorama - Where does your creature live? Show us by building your own Swamp, Dungeon, Castle, Forrest, Lab, Grave Yard, Haunted House or wherever your creature might be and then put your monster in that scene. You can also include more than one monster kit. For example, what happens when Frankenstein meets The Wolf man? Where does it happen? Show us!

MonMH5 - Creepy Cars - This is where the Hearses, TV / Movie Cars, and rusty wreaks go.

MonMH6 - Model Railroad Haunted Houses - Convert any one of our HO and N scale buildings into your very own Haunted House! Give it the �?oAbandoned Look�?� by breaking windows, fences and hanging doors off the hinges. Don�?Tt forget a little cemetery out back and a crooked tree or two. Show us your worst decorating skills!

MonMH7 - Science Fiction Figures - The Aliens have landed at Monster Hobbies! Show us your best Robots, Aliens, Oozes and Whatever from Star Trek, Star Wars, Outer Limits - or design your own!

MonMH8 - Science Fiction Vehicles - Flying Subs, Flying Saucers, Flying Cars, Intersteller Space Ships and more are displayed in this category.

MonMH9- Monsterous Wargamming Mini�?Ts - Celebrate the ugliest armies in War hammer, Warhammer 40K, Lord Of The Rings, Warmachine, Warmachine Hordes and more in this frightful mini-category! We�?Tre looking for the best paint on the most feared armies - like Vampire Counts, Chaos Dwarfs, Tomb Kings, Orcs and Goblins, Chaos Armies, etc.

MonMH10- Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Scenes- What can you build with your Dinosaur models? Build a model, a doirama or somethign that’s a sure blast from the past!

MonMH11- Heroes and Super Heroes - Look! Up in the air…It’s a bird. No! It’s a plane. No! It’s you’r Super Hero model! Enter a Hero, like Sinbad or Indiana Jones, or a super hero like Spiderman or Superman.

MonMH12- Figure Busts - A giant, menacing figure head sits on your model shelf. Bring it in and show us! These are 1:1 lifesize models that are “Heads and Shoulders” above the rest.

If you love building monsters, you don�?Tt want to miss this horrifically fun opportunity!

What are you waiting for?! ~ Build a winner today!

Tarrakk Blackhand:

I have some entries now. Check out the entries here : http://www.monster-hobbies.com/apps/forums/

Tarrakk Blackhand:

The entries are really coming in!