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2021 Photographic Ship Model Review and Juried Competition

The Nautical Research Guilds's Ship Model Review and Competition emphasizes craftsmanship and artistic expression as well as historic fidelity.

Welcome to the NRG’s Ship Model Review and Competition. Our previous juried competitions have drawn a large as well as wide variety of entries. We anticipate you will again appreciate the challenge and rewards of this competition and look forward to seeing the results of winning entries in a future issue of the Nautical Research Journal.

The entry deadline for this competition has passed.  New entries are no longer being accepted.

As done in previous Competitions, the judges will award Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals to the top three scoring models in each Category plus a Best in Show award.

Our Model Review and Competition emphasizes craftsmanship and artistic expression as well as historic fidelity. As in the past, there will be multiple judges across all three entry categories and all entries will be scored with a point system in two categories: Craftsmanship and Artistic Impression. To underscore the broader education value to their participation, every entrant will receive copies of their judge’s scoring and commentary sheets for their model(s).


Quick Facts

Winners Announced: At the 2021 Annual Membership Meeting

Official Rules:  Click here to view.

Entry Deadline: The entry deadline was August 2nd, 2021.


Categories

Apprentice, Journeyman, Master


Medals Awarded

Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals, Best in Show awarded for each category.


Achievement Ribbons

Blue, Red, and White Achievement ribbons awarded based on score.




Previous Competitions

The Nautical Research Guild has hosted three previous competitions.  You can browse the winners of each contest below.

2015

Photographic Ship Model Review

and Juried Competition

Click here to view the winners.

Image: Best in Show and Gold Medal Winner, Master Division. 

Paul Wilson's Penobscot Canoe.



2013

Photographic Ship Model Review 

and Juried Competition

Click here to view the winners.

Image: Gold Medal Winner, Master Division.

Steve Wheeler's Pierce Engine Co. launch 



2011

Photographic Ship Model Review 

and Juried Competition

Click here to view the winners.

Image: Gold Medal Winner, Master Division.

Steve Wheeler's Whitehall Canoes



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