AFMOTY 2011: Official Rules and Entry Information

01-09-2012, 02:31 PM
Welcome to AFMOTY (AF Model Of The Year) 2011!

Here are few simple rules that everyone has to follow in order to participate in AFMOTY.

Builders are to submit ONE image of a car or bike model FINISHED in 2011, and members will vote for their favorite.

AFMOTY 2011 is open to:

* AF members who have joined AF BEFORE the 1st December 2011 only.
* Open to model cars, trucks, and bikes only in any scale.
* Entries must be completed this year (2011), between the dates of 1/1/2011 and 12/31/2011 by AF members registered before 1st December 2011. Models don’t have to be STARTED in 2011. Models started before 2011, but FINISHED in 2011 are allowed.
* Deadline for entries is 22nd of January 2011, 12PM Central Time. (two weeks from today, Jan. 9th)
* Only ONE model may be entered per person.
* The Judges decisions will be FINAL.

Format will be the similar to all AFMOTY contests of the past. Builder's usernames will be displayed with their entry image. This is done in order to make MOTY more of a model contest, rather than model photo contest. If voters want to check out any of the entries more closely, they could look for WIP threads based on member’s user name. If voters want to cast their votes based just on the image posted, they could do that too. Gives a bit more flexibility to the voters and objectivity to the contest.

All entry images will have an entry number, builder’s username, and a model description (e.g. 31. klutz_100, 1/24 Lamborghini Jota). There will be no links to the WIP threads posted in the entry thread.


Send a PM to me (360spider) ( entitled: MOTY (Your username)

Example: MOTY gionc

Include: ONE image of your model. Composite images (images that have smaller images embedded on the main picture) are allowed. Image must be NO LARGER than 1024 x 768 pixels. The image must be hosted with a large, reputable durable image hosting service such as photobucket or imageshack. No images hosted on personal websites or other small/obscure/unknown hosting services

Include: A short title/scale/description of the subject of your build.

Include: A link to the thread for your build in either Completed or In Progress sections. Only entries that have In Progress or Finished threads on AF will be accepted.

Entries that do not follow this format will not be accepted.

I will PM you confirming your entry. If you don’t get my confirmation 3 days after your entry submission, please check with me. There will be no more entries once official Entry thread is posted.

Finally, there will be no ongoing updates as to who is in the lead, etc. All voting will be kept anonymous, and winner will be announced after voting is over and all votes are counted.


* Voting will start on or about January 22nd, 2012 when the Official AFMOTY 2011 Entries thread is posted, and will run for two weeks. The end of voting will be announced in THIS thread.
* Each vote must be identified by entry number and description.
* To vote, simply send a PM to my 3 helpers - BVC500, auw12, and Mid Mazar with your vote. Include all 3 usernames in the recipient window of your PM
* In the title window of your voting PM, place MOTY votes: (your username) ex- MOTY votes: gionc
* Votes not received by all 3 vote counters (BVC500, auw12, and MidMazar) will not be counted. Once again, make sure your votes goes to ALL 3 guys.
* You must allocate a total of 6 points to THREE (3) MODELS.

1st place = 3pts
2nd place = 2pts
3rd place =1pt

* Identify the builds you wish to apply your votes to by their entry number and description
* NO OTHER VOTING METHODS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Votes sent to me will not be counted
* Only AF members that joined BEFORE 1st December 2011 may vote. This is intended to avoid the possibility of people logging on with different names to vote again. If a vote is suspect, it will be investigated and if necessary deleted along with any involved entries.
* You CAN NOT vote for your own model.
* The judges decision will be FINAL.
* In the event of a tie, the model that received the most 3pt votes will be declared the winner. If still a tie - then the most 2pt votes.

A big thanks goes to BVC500, auw12 and MidMazar for helping put this event on. We have great prizes for contest winners and participants, so don't delay - submit your entry today!

Good luck, have fun, and let's see your best from 2011!!

01-09-2012, 02:57 PM
Thank you very much buddy for bringing this along~ Enjoy the show guys~

01-10-2012, 03:14 PM
Thanks alex for keeping MOTY alive.

01-10-2012, 08:53 PM
I am so glad to see this happen again! I am so sorry I didn't complete anything this year.

01-14-2012, 10:07 AM
So far we have 3 entries. This is unacceptable, to be honest. There is slightly more than a week left for entries, so please don't delay.

01-14-2012, 11:48 AM
I`m not sure if this is possible or doable, but do you think a sticky at the top of the completed and in progress sections would help? I sometimes wonder how many people actually come here to the main forum, and don`t just go straight to the picture threads. I know alot of times I will just have a couple tabs open and just refresh them periodically to see what everyone is building.

01-14-2012, 11:51 AM
I've had a completely unproductive modelling year but really looking forward to seeing 2011 entries. Thank you so much guys for making this happen. I think a sticky would definitely help for exposure.

01-14-2012, 01:04 PM
I guess that could be done. Thanks for suggestion.

01-16-2012, 06:30 PM
Keep 'em coming folks.

01-19-2012, 03:25 PM
3 more days left to submit your entry. Don't delay!
Surprisingly, we still don't have very many entries submitted.

01-22-2012, 09:25 AM
Last day for entries is TODAY, all you procrastinators! :-)
No more entries will be accepted after midnight tonight.

01-22-2012, 08:46 PM
Last day for entries is TODAY, all you procrastinators! :-)
No more entries will be accepted after midnight tonight.

what would happen if all we have is three entries?....first, second, and third place would get prizes for being entered at least?....COME ON PEOPLE...WHERE IS ALL THE COMPETITIVENESS HERE???


we still at 3 360spider?

01-23-2012, 12:01 AM
Nah, we have more than 3 :-) No worries, its all good.

01-23-2012, 08:59 AM
Entries are closed now. You can NOT submit any new entries at this point.
Final thread with all pictures will be posted later today for your voting.
Thanks to everyone for their wonderful models! May the best one win!

02-06-2012, 01:30 AM
Voting is CLOSED now. We are NOT accepting any more votes.
Thanks to all who voted. The results will be announced shortly.

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