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Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« on: April 26, 2015, 06:03:39 PM »


As just announced on the dinotoyblog, 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!


Above: 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:


Above: 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 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!

« Last Edit: January 31, 2016, 04:08:48 PM by dinotoyforum »



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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2015, 07:17:51 PM »
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Above: the winning dinosaur diorama of the 2015 contest: Horrible horn horde, by federreptil
Shouldn't that be the 2014 one? ??? Since it's 2015 now and we haven't had the contest yet.

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2015, 07:28:15 PM »
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Above: the winning dinosaur diorama of the 2015 contest: Horrible horn horde, by federreptil
Shouldn't that be the 2014 one? ??? Since it's 2015 now and we haven't had the contest yet.

Of course! Edit - corrected the typo.
« Last Edit: April 26, 2015, 07:33:14 PM by dinotoyforum »


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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2015, 08:52:59 PM »
Hooray!!!

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2015, 09:23:15 PM »
sub!
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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2015, 12:08:55 AM »
Yeayyyy  ;D let the fun begin !!

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2015, 05:33:32 AM »
Yay! It's on already!
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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2015, 04:50:00 PM »
Thank you dr.admin and sponsor  :)

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2015, 03:54:54 AM »
cool guys :)

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2015, 06:00:19 AM »
When I suggested that CollectA sponsor this year's contest, they seemed very enthusiastic, though I had no idea they were going to be so generous with the prizes. Am I wrong, or are these the most gigantic prizes we've ever had?

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2015, 10:49:04 AM »
Thanks Dan :D and yes, 1:15 trex/trike and swimming spino. Just wow...

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #11 on: May 08, 2015, 10:13:55 AM »
Again my aim is: A solid position somewhere in the midfield :-)

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #12 on: May 08, 2015, 10:50:51 PM »
A big thank you to CollectA and of course Dr. Admin! I probably won't win anything but I'm going to try and think of something and enter for the fun of it.
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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2015, 11:49:19 PM »
I'm aiming for 1 vote, if I get even 1 I'll be ecstatic!

I wasn't going to wait and possibly end up entering last minute like last year, so I've already submitted mine. (Not sure if I'm allowed to mention this here?).
« Last Edit: May 08, 2015, 11:50:36 PM by stargatedalek »

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #14 on: May 09, 2015, 12:01:47 AM »
actually my entry is ready to submit but i still want to make the another diorama for option to entry the contest...

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #15 on: May 09, 2015, 04:16:08 AM »
All the way into September? That's good, I like lots of time  :)
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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #16 on: May 09, 2015, 10:55:12 AM »
Those are some amazing prizes! The only problem is what to photograph?! I have some ideas but which one to realize? Ooh, the agony! This will be fun!
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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #17 on: May 11, 2015, 05:49:50 PM »
Just a reminder for participants to read the instructions carefully before submitting. Take special note of these stipulations:

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

-...The email title should read as follows: "dinosaur diorama contest 2015 - [forum username]", and the email body should include the diorama title.


This will make it so much easier for the organiser (me!), and also ensure your submission isn't overlooked. ;)
« Last Edit: May 11, 2015, 06:18:23 PM by dinotoyforum »


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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #18 on: May 30, 2015, 04:39:02 PM »
Will do,
But I am so excited, especially with all the great dinosaurs that came out this year, there shall be beautiful dioramas.
Also, I've noticed that winners usually have many dinosaurs, sand, bones, 'raptors', and/or pterosaurs.
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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2015
« Reply #19 on: May 31, 2015, 03:13:58 AM »
Yes 2015 is a year of dinosaur fans. Lets participate friends  :D