The 1st GundamFTWest Group Build is done in the name of spreading the joys of Gunpla Building and in showing U.S. fans love for Gundam/Gunpla, both to Region 1 Distributors as well as Sunrise and Bandai.
North American entries ONLY. (While we will not be checking ID’s or asking for proof if we get a winner outside the continental U.S.A, then they will have to pay for shipping.)
When the contest is finished, ALL ENTRIES will be added into a collage picture and tweet’d at every official Sunrise/Bandai/Gundam twitter account we know of! (Randomly picked participation prizes will be awarded so don’t be shy!! You could win something!!)
This contest will begin starting on August 9th 2014, and last until October 31st 2014.
The contest has two categories, Straight Build and Custom build.
Rules for the Straight Build Category.
All entries must meet the following criteria.
The entered kit must have no gate marks (nubs) visible.
The entered kit must be decaled/stickered completely and panel lined.
Top Coating is encouraged but not necessary.
Painting is encouraged but not required.
If you wish to paint in place of certain stickers you may.
Rules for the Custom Builders Category.
The entered kit must have no gate marks visible.
The entered kit may use either custom stickers/decals or the box stickers/decals.
The entered kit should have something different than what is in the box, be it a different color scheme, a custom made part, kitbashing, so long as it’s different from what the original design and/or paint scheme.
We ask that if you’ve used an existing kit and it has placed in a previous competition that you not use that kit.
Finally, we would like to make a collage of all the entries received so that we may send this to all Region 1 licensors if you do not wish your kit featured please say so in your submission.
The Winner of the Straight Build category shall be awarded a Master Grade Gundam 3.0, and a random entry shall be receiving a High Grade After Colony Wing Zero.
The Winner of the Custom Build category shall be awarded a Master Grade Hi-Nu Ver Ka, and a random entry shall be receiving a Real Grade Exia.
Please have your submission include the following items.
The name of your kit:
The grade of your kit:
What category you are entering into:
At least one picture of your kit:
Submit your kit to firstname.lastname@example.org Winners will be notified by email. Winners are then responsible for responding to the email within 1 month and providing shipping details.
We also encourage you to sign the petition to show your support for Gundam returning to the west!!(but this is not necessary to enter the contest)