south central wisconsin division​​


  • There are two categories: Prototype and Model.
  • The contest is open to those who attend the SCWD meetings.
  • The person submitting an entry must be the one who took the video, however you may have help from others in editing your entry.
  • The video can be from any time period (it doesn’t have to be taken just for this contest).
  • It has to be a maximum of 5 minutes in length, but can be any size less than that.
  • File size has to be less than 2GB.
  • All videos must be on a railroad theme.
  • The video can have title screen but not necessary, however there should be no names or identifiers on it (it is a “blind” contest).
  • For the Model Category, the video can be of anyone’s layout, not just your own.
  • First, second and third place will be given for each category
    ​(no points given toward annual Photographer contest).
  • Deadline for Entries – March 1, 2020. 
  • You may enter more than once (max. of 5 entries per person).
  • Voting starts March 10, 2020 on the SCWD Video Contest webpage.. 
  • Voting will be closed on end of day April 15, 2020.
  • Winners will be announced at the May 2020 SCWD Meeting.

IMPORTANT: Sending your video to the SCWD for the SCWD Video Contest constitutes agreement to the SCWD-NMRA Video/Audio and Photographic Release document. Download a copy of the Release. 

2020 SCWD Video Contest

​​Opens November 1, 2019

Closes March 1, 2020

Voting: March 10 to April 15

Winners announced at May 2020 SCWD Meet

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