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AMPS - Great White North Show Preregistration
Scottosaurus
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Posted: Monday, May 18, 2015 - 08:06 AM UTC
The AMPS Great White North Show is less than two weeks away! The show is taking place at the Ontario Regiment RCAC Tank Museum at Oshawa airport on May 29-30, 2015. It’s looking like it’s going to be a great show, but we need your help to make it happen. In particular, we need lots of people to pitch in with judging. For your convenience, we've added a form on our site where you can sign up for judging sessions:
http://www.ampsgreatwhitenorth.com/registration/JudgingSignup.aspx
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If you do two judging shifts, you’ll get a spiffy AMPS – Great White North t-shirt that will make you the envy of your armour modelling friends!

We can also use your help by preregistering if you intend to enter models in the show; preregistration helps both you (it will be quicker to get your models entered) and us (it helps us anticipate how many models are going to be at the show, how many judges we're going to need, etc.). You can preregister your models online (under the "register" tab) and find out more details about the show at the show's site: http://www.ampsgreatwhitenorth.com/.
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Aside from 45 vending tables and a really, really nice raffle table, the museum is holding its "Tank Day" that weekend, so there will be plenty of real tanks and other armoured vehicles out and about (including, but not limited to, a couple of M4A2E8 Shermans, an M3A1 Stuart, an M24 Chaffee, an M60A3, a T-54, and an M551 Sheridan, along with a BMP-1, many M113 variants – like the TUA – and examples of all versions of the AVGP family), as well as the Ferret Club's drive-in show and swap meet, re-enactors camped on-site, and more.
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If you come out on Friday, May 29, aside from being able to enter your models early and participate in judging, you will have the opportunity to get up close to and inside many of the vehicles on display. For a $5 donation to the museum, you can have interior and exterior access to the museum’s vehicles from noon until 5:00PM, so you can photograph to your heart’s content, free from the crowds.
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Additionally, the vending area will be open for business from 3:00-5:00PM on Friday afternoon for early shopping. Also, we’re going to have the AMPS – Great White North mixer on Friday night; details on this and all other aspects of the show can be found on the AMPS – Great White North website: http://www.ampsgreatwhitenorth.com/

I hope to see many of you in Oshawa! You’ll have a blast.
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Cheers,
Scott Taylor
AMPS Great White North Planning Committee
Scottosaurus
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Ontario, Canada
Joined: February 15, 2006
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Posted: Monday, May 25, 2015 - 08:36 AM UTC
The AMPS-Great White North show is coming up this Friday and Saturday. Weather's looking good, so there will be great opportunities to see some heavy armour up close - M60A3, Sheridan, Shermans, a Chaffee, CVR(T) family, BMP-1,a T-54 (new for this year!), and much more. There will be reenactments going on throughout the day on Saturday, and on Friday you can get up close and personal to the vehicles.

Of course, there's also a model show going on. :-) There are 45+ vending tables and great raffle table. Vending will be open Friday afternoon from 3-6, as well as all day Saturday. Preregistration is still open at http://www.ampsgreatwhitenorth.com/, and we can still use help with judging - you can sign up for that at: http://www.ampsgreatwhitenorth.com/registration/JudgingSignup.aspx

I hope to see you in Oshawa this weekend!

Cheers,

Scott Taylor
AMPS Great White North Planning Committee