Australian Model Engineering Trophy - Rules


The AME Trophy is an encouragement award for a model built by someone under 25 years of age.
The trophy is judged by a appointee of Australian Model Engineering.

Entries may be any model or experimental engineering item which could be considered relevant to the skills of model engineering,  these can take many forms, for example steam diesel or electric outline locomotives; steam, internal combustion, electric, hot air, Stirling cycle, stationary or mobile plant or road vehicles, boats or ships with any form of power, workshop equipment, jigs or aids, clocks and other horological or astronomical items, electronic, programmable logic digital and analogue controls or any other items which the judges consider relevant to model engineering.

Entrants must be present with their entry at the annual AALS Convention and be under the age of 25 years as at December 31 of the preceeding year.

Judging takes into consideration:
        Age of entrant and skills relevant to age
        The ambitiousness of the project
        The workmanship of the project
        The access to workshop facilities
        The location to resources and materials
        The formal skills of the entrant

Entry Form and Conditions of Entry are published in the January-February issue of Australian Model Engineering magazine.




Update 11May 2006