Gunpla Builders World Cup Canada 2019

We're proud to announce that the Gunpla Builders World Cup (GWBC) returns hosting the Eastern Coast competition in Montreal, Quebec at Otakuthon!

  1. What is GBWC?
  2. Eligibility
  3. Rules
  4. Restrictions
  5. Warning
  6. Handling of the submitted work
  7. Use of submitted work by BANDAI and its partners
  8. Confidentiality agreement
  9. Web Entry & Regulations
  10. Carry-In Entry & Regulations

What is GBWC?

"Gunpla Builders World Cup" is the official Gunpla global tournament presented by BANDAI where modelers around the world show off their completed Gundam models. Previously, GBWC 2018 was held in 16 locations worldwide. The competition intends to determine the greatest Gunpla builder in the world and let creators fight for the title of Gunpla World Cup Champion.

You can find all rules and regulations of the competition below. We look forward to your entry!





Handling of the submitted work

Submitted images of your work will not be returned.
Winning works of Web entry and the national competitions:

The organizer will be extremely careful while handling your work, but we cannot fully guarantee its safety.

Use of submitted work by BANDAI and its partners

By entering, contestants agree to BANDAI and others who are appointed by BANDAI (us) to use submitted works (photograph, title, comments, winning models' images taken by us, images which were sent to us for the final judging and actual winning pieces) for the purposes listed below.

Contestants also agree to us deciding to release or not to release entrants' name, age, area of residency (states, prefecture and or equivalent to it) as information regarding the entrants, in the following places:

  1. Publishing in BANDAI Hobby website, GUNDAM.INFO, other websites and publications (including domestic/international TVCM) which are operated/created by us.
  2. Publishing in mediums such as hobby magazines.
  3. Displaying at various events.
  4. Publishing in other forms for the purpose of promoting this competition and Gunpla.

Contestants agree to us altering images by adjusting colors, cropping, correcting typographical errors in comments and title, editing comments etc. for the purposes listed above.

The organizer will be extremely careful while handling your work, but we cannot fully guarantee its condition upon return.

Confidentiality agreement

By entering the competition, entrants agree to BANDAI using personal information in the conditions listed below.

  1. Managing entries for this competition.
  2. Contacting entrants to verify and/or to inform winning announcements as well as inquiry correspondence.
  3. Displaying the submitted work with the contestant's name etc., as well as other purposes for using works.

We do not share contestant's private information with third parties without entrants' agreement or under conditions that are necessary for fulfilling legal obligations, and to use for publications and other things that are listed on the official rules.

Web Entry & Regulations

Please follow the instructions to submit an entry via the HobbySite page.

Please upload three images of your model via Website entry form. All the images must follow the criterion listed below.

  1. Front View: Front facing image of the model.
  2. Back View: Back facing image of the model.
  3. Supplementary Picture: Selling point of the model.

All images must be 2MB or smaller and in JPEG format.
Please make sure that the images are of good quality. Entries with low quality images may be disqualified.
Contestants are fully responsible for any cost for internet access and data fees used to submit their entry.

Carry-In Entry & Regulations

Please follow the instructions to register in advance before you bring your model to the event.