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Cincinnati scale

Modelnati 2023 

Contest Registration and Model Entry Forms have been updated. 

The 2nd Annual

'Boss Hog' Trophy

Sponsored by Mission BBQ, Mason, OH

for the model which best depicts
Heroism in Service to the United States


Cincinnati Scale Modelers is very proud to offer this unique trophy.  "The Boss Hog" trophy reflects the cultural history of Cincinnati's importance as the pork producing capital ..."Porkopolis".  It is sponsored by Mission BBQ, Mason, OH, which is well known for serving the Veteran and First Responder communities. 

To qualify, your model must be representative of the United States. 

Examples are: 

  • a diorama depicting a Huey evac during Vietnam

  • a model of a firetruck which served on 9/11

  • a plane flown by or a bust of a Medal of Honor Recipient. 

  • Use your imagination! 

  • Any model can be entered in this Special Award Category including vignettes, dioramas, figures, busts and any single model

  • The model does not need to be military-oriented. The story of your model is what matters. 

  • You ​MUST mark your model entry form were indicated under Special Award Category "Boss Hog Award"

  • You ​MUST provide a written explanation/story of your model informing the judges how it conforms to the theme and spirit of Act of Heroism in Service to The United States. Your explanation does not need to be lengthy

Back by popular demand, we will again be offering a Super Raffle (in addition to our regular raffle). In the Super Raffle, you will find items with a value of $75.00 or more!  

Super Raffle
Back by Popular Demand!

Instructions for In-Person Registration

1.  If you do not want to register online & pay in advance, you may still prepare ahead of time. You can download and print the following at your convenience: 




MODEL REGISTRATION FORM (This is provided as a printable document to be filled out by hand OR a fillable PDF file which you can type and print) 

2.  Please read the FAQ  for information on admission & fees. If you forget any of your forms,  extra copes will be provided at the show. 

Instructions for Online Registration

1. Before registering, please familiarize yourself with the CONTEST CATEGORIES & RULES

2. Please read the FAQ  for information on admission & fees. 

3. Complete either of the Model Entry forms for each model you will enter in the show.  Each model on display must have an entry form. 

4. When you are ready, please click Register Now below and follow the prompts. 

5. After you submit your online registration, you will receive a TICKET / RECEIPT in your email.  If you DO NOT receive one, please contact  immediately. 

Cincinnati Scale
Modeler's famous

"Model Medic"



I"m the  Model Medic. I will be sitting by the contest tables ready and waiting to assist with your model emergencies.  I have glues, tweezers, toothpicks, hobby knives, sprue cutters, cotton swabs & balls, and some limited paints.  Enjoy the show, and good luck! 

Shopping bags will be available at the Model Medic!  Stop by and go shopping! 

Cincinnati Scale Modelers Contest Categores

Categories 2023

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2023 Model Registration Form (fillable)

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2023 Model Registration Form  Printable

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Registration Form


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Cincinnati Scale Modelers 2021 Contest


All other inquiries, general information, vending or sponsorship opportunities, contact

Register for ModelNati 2023

  • Cincinnati Scale Modelers ModelNati 2024
    Cincinnati Scale Modelers ModelNati 2024
    Sat, Oct 19
    Oct 19, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM EDT
    Batavia, 4021 Borman Dr, Batavia, OH 45103, USA
    Oct 19, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM EDT
    Batavia, 4021 Borman Dr, Batavia, OH 45103, USA
    Cincinnati Scale Modelers will host ModelNati 2024 Model Contest and Show at The TRI-STATE WARBIRD MUSEUM! Select your ticket choices below!

Should you require assistance with forms & registration, please contact

John Bishop 859-992-7723
Michael Ward 513-383-6714

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