The Canterbury Society of Model and Experimental Engineers has a number of Awards that are presented on an annual basis.
Awards night is the first Tuesday in October. Most Awards are judged by members except the President's Cup (which is obvious really).
Any member can compete for awards.
Some infomation on the history of Awards
Curry Cup - named after Frank Curry. Frank was an engineer at Wallace & Cooper Timaru before moving to Christchurch. He was President of CSMEE
Edsall Award - named after Monty Edsall. Monty was an engineering manager in town.
Harrison Cup- named after Jim Harrison. Jim was a draughtsmana at Christchurch City Council. He made several model ships including the cargo ship model on display in the Club rooms.
Moody Cup - named after John Moody. John was a self employed businessman. He was instrumental in the Clubhouse and track at Andews Cres.
Powell Shield - named after Harry Powell. Harry was a technician at the Hospital and made several engines.
Kevin Welsh Cup - Kevin was a maintenance engineer at Temuka insulators.
Canterbury Railway Award - this award consists of a slice of original wrought iron rail from the Ctnerbury Railway of 1870.
Award For Winners - 2016
Moody Cup Best Model Overall Cyril Fifield
Curry Cup Best Workmanship In Any Model Mike Harrison / Dave Pringle (joint winners)
Harrison Cup Best Model Boat Dave Pringle
Powell Shield Best Workshop Equipment Geoff Randall
Presidents Cup Best Small Model Mike Harrison
Edsall Award Best First Model Samuel Ward
Kevin Welsh Cup Best Road Vehicle Eddie Clark
Canterbury Railways Trophy Best 7 1/4" Loco or Rolling Stock Cyril Fifield
Mini 'America's Cup' Annual Yacht Race for "Image" Class Yachts
The "Bent Coupling" Award In recognition of something the recipient
wished would remain their little secret!