Category Archive Monthly Meeting News

February 2020

The February contest Theme was Tri-motors – Lots of 3 engine models were on the tables.  This meeting also included judging for the Best of 2019 Themes and Judges choice winners.  Later, the club members enjoyed a slide show of the Pearl Harbor National Memorial presented by the club Vice Pres.

Contest results: IPMSOC Winners List Feb 2020


January 2020

Happy New Year! 2020 starts a new year for OCIPMS club members,  The January contest Theme was “First in class” The members were busy over the holidays with 34 models on the contest table. The discussion topic for the night was the Spanish Civil War – a future theme topic….Looks like another good year for the club.

Contest results: IPMSOC Winners List Jan 2020

December 2019

The December meeting was the famous OC distressed kit auction and the Monthly contest theme was hot or cold – check out the bargains that the members got and the fine models on display

Contest results: IPMSOC Winners List Dec 2019

November 2019

The November meeting contest theme was “Marine Corps Birthday” any USMC model.  The meeting included a slide show of the OrangeCon winning Models

Contest results: IPMSOC Winners List Nov 2019

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October 2019

The October meeting was a build night for OCIPMS, club members building , sharing ideas and discussing the finer points of the hobby,

No contest, but nice raffle prizes were handed out to the lucky winners

September 2019

The September meeting was used to prep for the upcoming OrangeCon model contest.  Training was provided for judges, logistics was discussed and assignments made.  The contest theme was first responders – lots of fine models were brought to the tables.

Contest results: IPMSOC Winners List Sep 2019

August 2019

The August meeting theme was “Green”  anything green in color – lots of subjects for this one

Also there were three “how to” demos of model weathering techniques – a well attended meeting!

Contest results: IPMSOC Winners List Aug 2019

July 2019

The July meeting theme was the Pacific War, there were lots of Pacific war models on display including a special group build collection of Japanese seaplanes

Contest results: IPMSOC Winners List Jul 2019


June 2019

Distressed kit auction night at the OCIPMS – contest theme was D-Day

Contest results: IPMSOC Winners List Jun 2019