The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015

CollectA Sponsors of the Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015

It’s time to get those creative juices flowing!

I’m pleased to announce The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015 sponsored by CollectA is now open! Once again, we have some excellent prizes on offer this year thanks to our a generous sponsor – CollectA!

Horrible horn horde, by federreptil

The winning dinosaur diorama of the 2014 contest: Horrible horn horde, by federreptil

Rules and regulations

The rules and regulations for the 2015 contest are as follows:

-Entry is free.

-All members of The Dinosaur Toy Forum, including staff, are invited to participate. Non-members wishing to participate are invited to register to the forum, this is free.

-Dioramas have to feature prehistoric creatures: from trilobites to Triceratops, it doesn’t matter, so long as it is prehistoric.

-The deadline for entries is Sunday 27th September 2015. (Entries received after 23:59 hours (11.59pm) GMT on September 27th will be invalid.)

-One diorama per member. Once submitted it cannot be exchanged for an alternative entry.

-Entries must be accompanied by a creative title.

-Dioramas have to be new (never published on the web before) and you must have produced the diorama yourself. Stealing somebody else’s diorama will result in disqualification.

Photoshop is allowed, but the original photograph(s) must be your own. Using somebody else’s photographs will result in disqualification.

Winners There will be three winners in first, second and third place respectively (no joint positions). These will be selected by a poll open to all Dinosaur Toy Forum members (there will be no professional judges) to take place shortly after the closing date. In the event of a tie for any position, a tie-break poll will be created. There will also be three non-prize winning honourable mentions.

Prizes

Our kind sponsors CollectA have provided some fantastic bundles of CollectA products as prizes:

1:15 CollectA T. rex

This massive 1:15 scale T. rex is one of the many prizes up for grabs this year – quite the trophy!

1st Place Prize

Exclusive Grand Prize Item: choice of one the following options:
Option 1: Triceratops, huge 1:15 Scale
Option 2: Tyrannosaurus rex, huge 1:15 scale
Acrocanthosaurus Deluxe NEW for 2015
Daxiatitan NEW for 2015
Nasutoceratops NEW for 2015
Spinosaurus – swimming NEW for 2015
2015 CollectA® Consumer Booklet – 1pc
2015 CollectA® Promotion Bag – 1pc
CollectA® Logo Sticker – Pack of 5pcs

2nd Place Prize

Acrocanthosaurus Deluxe NEW for 2015
Daxiatitan NEW for 2015
Nasutoceratops NEW for 2015
Spinosaurus – swimming NEW for 2015
Choice of one of the following options:
Option 1: Dinosaur Wonders T. rex & Velociraptor with Fossil Gift Set
Option 2: Dinosaur Wonders Triceratops & Baryonyx with Fossil Gift Set
2015 CollectA® Consumer Booklet – 1pc
2015 CollectA® Promotion Bag – 1pc
CollectA® Logo Sticker – Pack of 5pcs

3rd Place Prize

Nasutoceratops NEW for 2015
Spinosaurus – swimming NEW for 2015
Choice of one of the following options:
Option 1: Dinosaur Wonders T. rex & Velociraptor with Fossil Gift Set
Option 2: Dinosaur Wonders Triceratops & Baryonyx with Fossil Gift Set
2015 CollectA® Consumer Booklet – 1pc
2015 CollectA® Promotion Bag – 1pc
CollectA® Logo Sticker – Pack of 5pcs

How to enter

-Entries will remain anonymous until the winners are announced. For this reason we request that entrants do no watermark or sign their entries.

-Entries should be submitted as a .jpg file 1000px wide.

-Entries should be sent via email as an attachment to [email protected] The email title should read as follows: “dinosaur diorama contest 2015 – [forum username]”, and the email body should include the diorama title.

You can take inspiration from the previous diorama contest entries on The Dinosaur Toy Forum version 1 archive here (2010), here (2009) and here (2008), and on The Dinosaur Toy Forum here (2012), here (2013), and here (2014).

Questions and queries can be posted as a comment below, or in the appropriate thread on the Dinosaur Toy Forum, or by email to [email protected]

Thanks again to our kind sponsor CollectA! Here’s hoping this year’s contest is bigger and better than ever before! Last but not least…best of luck to everyone!

CollectA Sponsors of the Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014

4 Responses to The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015

  1. Do we need to use the dinosaurs from dans dinosaurs or can we use what we have ?

  2. What I have not noticed it at the time, how long can participate?

  3. They could have included in the awards guidraco, it’s a pretty greedy for any collector and lover of prehistoric life figure.

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