Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Golden Griffon: Kapiti Wargames Club Open Day 2013

Golden Griffon Kapiti Wargames Club Open Day 2013

Sunday saw the second open day at our club. We didn't get as much press coverage this year, but the turn-out was still good.

The first Golden Griffon Painting Competition also took place.
This was a closed competition, with only paid up club members allowed to enter. Committee members also did not take part. The competition was tough, but the winners were decided by midday.

Our sincere thanks to our prize sponsors:

Leanne Bunnell-Haywood, of Harcourts Real Estate
 and Toyworld Coastlands, Paraparaumu

And the winners are:

Senior Small Figure/Model  - Arnold
Senior Large Figure/Model  - Hamish 

Junior Large Figure/Model - Luc
Junior Small Figure/Model  - Gus

Overall Winner, and 1st Kapiti Golden Griffon  - Arnold

Entries for the competition start arriving

Judges arriving

Judging taking place

Judges deliberating

Chief Judge and Convenor Sam addressing the amassed crowd

Fern receiving her runner-up prize

Arnold receiving his prize as winner

Craig Haywood presents the prize for the Best Small figure: Seniors

The Bell tolled for Hamish's Skaven - best Large Model, seniors

Cameron took out one for the juniors - runner-up

As did Jack

and the best small figure: Juniors: Gus

One for runner-up Cameron

Gus, again

Luc took best large figure, juniors

With Arnold the overall winner of the first KWC Golden Griffon Title

Special presentation: 
Shaun  from Toyworld Paraparaumu, presented KWC Club Captain, David Oemcke 
with a painting station and GW paints to help promote gaming and painting at our club. 
Our thanks to Toyworld once again for this generosity

Many thanks to everyone that made the competition a huge success.

Some of the winning entries:

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