Monthly Archive January 2017

2018 Monthly Contest Themes

 

IPMS OC 2018 Monthly Contest Themes

JANUARY  – IT’S ALL ABOUT THE FUN: Build a model of your favorite subject. Something you enjoy the most building.

February – Made in America – Any subject (not necessarily the kit) that was manufactured in the good ‘ol USA.

March – Hasegawa VS Airfix- Who’s the best? Build the best model you can from either company. Best Airfix Model and Best Hasegawa Model will receive an award.

April – Something Russian. Can be any subject, even real space

May – Build Night (No Monthly Contest in May, Build Night Only) Bring a kit to work on and have some fun with other club members building.

June – Red, White or Blue – Any subject that is predominately one of these three colors or a combination of the three.

July – Something Canadian “Aa”. Build something from our friend from the north.

August – Twins- Any subject whose major distinction is two of something, Twin boom aircraft, motorcycles, twin gunned A.F.V.s, two seater cars, catamarans, bi-planes.

September – New Kids – Any model released (for the first time, no reissues) in the last 3 years.

October – Build Night (No Monthly Contest in October, Build Night Only) Bring a kit to work on and have some fun with other club members building.

November – Meng VS Takom- Who’s the best? Build the best model you can from either company. Best Meng Model and Best Takom Model will receive an award.

December – Something Italiano – Any Italian subject. Fresh hot Pizza given to the contest director may count too.


January 2019 – Topless Models- Open cockpit planes, Convertible cars, Open bridge ships, open top AFVs, motorcycles

 

ORANGECON 2018 -To be determined

 

January 2017 Model Contest Results

 

Jan 2017 Model Contest -Results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orange Con 2018 Flyer

2018 OrangeCon scheduled for Saturday October 13

OrangeCon 2018 flyer

Monthly Workshops and Programs for 2017

Orange County Themes for 2017

January 20th – OUT OF THE BOX ONLY

Anything built out of the box with no aftermarket parts. Built using only what came inside the box. Decals optional.

February 17th – THE SHELF OF DOOM

Build or finish a kit that you never thought you would start or complete because you lost interest or ran into a problem.

March 17th – TAMIYA VS HASEGAWA

Who’s the best? Build the best model you can from either company. Best Tamiya Model and Best Hasegawa Model will receive an award.

April 21st – SOMETHING ENGLISH

Build a model of anything English. Including Scotland and Ireland.

May 19th – BUILD NIGHT (No Monthly Contest in May, Build Night Only)

Bring a kit to work on and have some fun with other club members building.

June 16th – FIRST OR LAST

The first or last of something. The first Abrams tank. The last F4 Phantom. Last to use a radial engine. First to use a jet engine, etc.

July 21st – CLASSIC PLASTIC

Build the oldest model you have in your stash.

August 18th – WHEN I WAS A KID

Build the model that was your favorite from when you were a kid

September 15th – SOMETHING GERMAN

Build a model of anything from Germany

October 20th – CONVERSIONS

Build a model of something you normally could not get. Make a conversion from an existing kit to make a different version

November 17th – UNEXPECTED

Build a model of something you never expected to be released as a model kit

December 15th – SOMETHING FRENCH

Build a model of anything French.

JANUARY 19th 2018 – IT’S ALL ABOUT THE FUN

Build a model of your favorite subject. Something you enjoy the most building.

ORANGECON 2017 – SEVEN

Anything with the number seven in it or that has something about it related to the number seven.  (This one is a killer everyone, think about the 7. Ed.)

 

2018 Chapter Officers

  • President- David Frederick
  • 1st Vice President- Sean Fallesen
  • 2nd Vice President- David O’Barr
  • Treasurer- Jeff Hunter
  • Secretary- Mike Budzeika
  • Contest Director- Derek Collins

Volunteers

Chapter Contact
Mark Glidden
[email protected]

Newsletter Editor
Terry Huber
(714) 544-8908
[email protected]

Webmaster
Julian English
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Mailing Address
IPMS Orange County
P.O. Box 913
Garden Grove, CA 92842

 

Year’s Best Judges Choice and Theme Award Models

Our Annual Year’s best Judges Choice and Theme Award Models will be on display at our January 20, 2017 meeting. Each year at the first meeting of the year, Judges Choice and Theme Award winners from the previous year display their award winning models. Club members will then vote on which one is the Best of Judges Choice and the Best of Theme Award. The names of these Year’s best models will then be engraved on our club plaque – forever enshrined in our club modeling history!