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Due to the National Health Emergency

We've Gone VIRTUAL! Now, LIVE on the Internet!!


We are accepting entries for our VIRTUAL EDITION of the Desert Scale Classic. Cut-off for submissions will be MIDNIGHT (MST), May 1, 2020. Posted entries will be available for viewing on the World Wide Web from now on, with judging taking place during May. Winners will be announced around Memorial Day and trophies mailed shortly thereafter.

We at DSC hope and pray that this crisis will end soon. Until then, we are going to do the proactive thing and provide this new approach to help keep us all safe and still enjoy the collective creativity of those who participate in our hobby.


Or, Mail To:

Desert Scale Classic c/o Dan Baker

6635 W. Happy Valley Road #104-228

Glendale, AZ 85310-2609

Make Checks Payable To:"Cactus Car Modelers"


Please note the following disclaimers and general rules:

1) Each entry must be the sole work of the entrant.

2) Entries shall be placed in appropriate classes. 

3) Judges may move entries to more appropriate classes.  Decisions of judges are final.

4) Entries may be photographed or video recorded and images may be used by DESERT SCALE CLASSIC or Cactus Car Modelers Club for promotion or publication.

5) DESERT SCALE CLASSIC and Cactus Car Modelers Club are not responsible for loss or damage of entries.

If you have any questions or concerns ab out these stipulations, please feel free to contact us at .

Contestant Registration

registration is now closed for 2020

On-line Registration closes at 11:59 PM MST on Friday, May 1, 2020.



Register On-Line any time through 11:59PM Phoenix Local Time on Friday, May 1, 2020 and get in on a great competition!!

Using our thoroughly modern On-Line Registration, Entry Fees are  

$2 per Model

Each Competitor is limited to no more than two (2) Entries per ​Category

Before Registering, please visit familiarize yourself with the contest rules and categories. Register your models in the most appropriate categories, being the categories you you believe your models best fit within in Step 1, then pay for your registration in Step 2. If you aren't sure about which category, please contact us for advice and help. Your Registration will be confirmed within 48 hours and you will receive Model Entry Forms and Instructions so aid you in submitting your Model Entries

​Please note that Judges or Contest Staff reserves the right to move your model to a more appropriate category or split categories if needed.

< Click the Submit button to advance to the Payment Page. Your Registration will NOT be valid until payment has been made.