2016 LA Division Convention - Contests This year the Pacific Southwest Region will host a NMRA sanctioned Modeling, Photo and Arts & Crafts contest. If you plan to enter an item in the contest room we suggest you visit the PSR web site and review the PSR Contest Rules, Revision 6, April 1, 2015.  You should also visit the NMRA web site and print out the contest entry forms, so you can fill them out before coming to the convention. While on the NMRA site also look at the AP Judging Guidelines, this will show you what the judges are looking for when judging you entry so you can correctly fill out the judging form. Entries will be accepted in the following categories: Models: Steam Locomotives Diesel and Other Locomotives Traction Passenger Cars Freight Cars Caboose Non Revenue Cars Structures On-Line Structures Off-Line Display On-Line Display Off-Line Photos: Model Black &White Prints Model Color Prints Prototype Black & White Prints Prototype Color Prints Arts and Crafts: General Railoadiana Needle Point This year for members entering items for judging there will be a special Clinic held on Thursday at 4:00 pm in the Contest Room (Manhattan Room) to review your entry forms. You will have the opportunity to review your entry forms one on one with someone who as entered and judged contests in the past.  This will give you the opportunity to correct any discrepancies you may have in your paperwork.