4th annual Freedom Cup largest open modeling competition in Asia for third year running
By: George Liu, Taiwan News, Contributing Writer
Organized by Freedom Model Kits, this year’s 4th annual Freedom Cup claimed the title of largest open modeling competition in Asia for the 3rd consecutive year with over 1,000 entries hailing from China, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Hungary, Russia, Australia, and Serbia.
First, second, and third place prizes and seven honorable mentions were awarded in 11 categories. Overall, second, third, and Best in Show prizes were also given to the winners of each category. A children’s category was open to elementary school-aged competitors, and a student category was open to college-aged modelers.
This year, Taiwanese winners of the overall second and Best in Show awards received round trip tickets to Macau and Vienna, respectively, to participate in modeling competitions in those cities. Prizes for the top three finishers included models and modeling tools, such as premium airbrushes running from NT$5,000-NT$10,000. [FULL STORY]