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Welcome to The Golden Sprue Awards. For the first time the scale modelling community has opportunity to nominate and vote online for their favourite new kit releases of 2020 along with those products that help transform those kits into masterpieces. This is a community project, built by scale modellers aimed at scale model enthusiasts all over the world. This is your opportunity to recognise and applaud those companies who this year have stepped up to the mark in releasing the best kits in our hobby.  Has it been a kit or subject matter that you have always been waiting for, have you been following it since it was announced, or are they your favourite manufacturer and this year they have again excelled with a great new kit release.
Nominations have been submitted by thousands of scale modellers across the world for their of the best new kits of the year. These nominations have now been shortlisted and during October it is over to you to have the final say. With nine categories to vote in, a final "Best New Kit 2020" overall will be awarded to the kit that goes on to receive the most votes across all the categories.
Voting will take place during October and the winners will be announced on the site in November. There is no membership requirement or fee to either nominate or vote in the awards.  We have partnered with the On The Bench Podcast and Dave and the guys will be hosting a series of Podcasts during the event discussing the nominations in each category with a finale Podcast to announce the winners. 
This project has been built by scale modellers for scale modellers and if you would like to support the event you can click the PayPal donate button at the top and your contribution will help us  build next years event to be bigger and better.
There is a gallery where you can submit your own builds to the website. To have yours included just use the upload link below the gallery and once it is reviewed it will be included in the show case. 
Nominations have been received from thousands of scale modellers across the world and have now been shortlisted for the final voting that will take place during October.
From the thousands of nominations received 90 products have been shortlisted for your vote
You can vote now to decide the winners in each category.
Winners will be revealed here on 15th November
A perfect way to add to your stash. In a celebration of the first ever Golden Sprue Awards our event supporters have generously donated prizes for us to give away, including kits, paint and weathering products, airbrushes, other accessories and of course the Special Limited Edition Golden Sprue Stand. By participating in the event by either nominating or voting you can opt in to enter the prize draw. Each time you nominate or vote in this years awards you have the option to add your email to enter the draw. There will be weekly themed give aways as well as a final draw for prizes on November 16th 2020. Full terms and conditions can be found here
In the run up to voting ending on 31st October a special prize draw is now up for a chance to win one of two Airbrushes and one of 30 special limited edition Golden Sprue Stands courtesy of TopNotch. TopNotch are well known for their range of  accurate Camouflage masks allowing you to create an authentic finish to your models. These masks are suitable for both acrylic and enamel paints and can be used by both airbrush modellers as well a those who prefer to hand paint their models with a paintbrush. You can check them out here. Draw will be made on 31st October.
These awards made possible with their support
Scale Model Community Sites and Projects
Military Vehicle Modeling Association (MVMA)
A podcast designed for the scale modeller talking about all aspects of the hobby.  
Comprehensive scale modelling database, a valuable resource for any scale modeller
Scale modelling communities including Armorama, AeroScale, Model Shipwrights & more
A forum for scale model makers of all levels. Wood/plastic/card, beginner to expert.
Scale Model forums since 1998!
Plastic Model Mojo, a podcast dedicated to scale modelling, as well as the news and events around the hobby
A new Scale Model Podcast for 2020
The Scale Model Podcast currently is broadcast biweekly and is available where your favourite podcasts are found
Where Figures are Fun !
To learn more about the awards and opportunities email us at or use the form below